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Chicken House Cafe

8 E State Road 99, Olpe, KS 66865
620-475-3386
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Olpe
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- Jul 21, 2014
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Fenton, MO.
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

On a recent Saturday afternoon, we stopped at this simple café for a takeout snack. The staff were helpful and we quickly chose slices of 3 different pies. All were delicious. My favorite was the lemon-raspberry. I've found the food OK, but ordinary, in the past here, but the pies were excellent.

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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It was my first time here but it definitely won't be my last. Everyone was so friendly. It is such a great family atmosphere. I ordered the chicken finger dinner that came with a roll and mashed potatoes. Everything was amazing! If you are anywhere in the area, you must stop here!

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Kansas city
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was born & raised in emporia & have since moved to the KC area and I have yet to find fried chicken even remotely close to as good as this. The chicken, made from scratch onion rings & cheese balls can't be beat. Prices are really cheap & is a great meal for less than $10 pp. I tell... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Great food and even better prices! Tea or coffee is included with your meal, plus a salad and a potato. I love their salads! Very good gravy on my mashed potatoes. This is the only place in the world that I will eat onion rings. You've got to try them! The atmosphere is very friendly and the pie is very... More

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Madison, KS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you are looking for really great pan-fried chicken come to the world famous Olpe Chicken House. This is a THIRD GENERATION restaurant where everything is home made from original recipes. If your waitress isn't overly friendly it is because she has too much work to do and needs to help other guests. Fast service and always hot from the... More

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Orange Park, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I had the good fortune of eating here! Was on a business trip to Emporia, and per advice of local folks, decided to make the drive out to Olpe. Glad I did! Excellent place for fried chicken! Good homemade pies too!

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Shawnee, KS
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is an excellent choice for a place to eat. The salad was chopped up lettuce, with choices of dressing that included Dorothy Lynch. The mashed potatoes and gravy were out of this world! The chicken was crispy and moist. The pie was very good. This is a friendly place that we will visit again and again. A great value... More

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Mission Hills, KS
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Two of us were traveling on I-35 at Emporia and diverted 10 miles for lunch at this restaurant. The fried chicken was excellent--crunchy breading, tasty, and cooked correctly. Service was excellent. The price was $6.95 for a quarter chicken, salad, potato, rolls, and beverage---very reasonable. I am looking forward to returning.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

On the way home from down south, been on a sea food diet for last week or so and my better half mentioned she was hungry for fried chicken. Olpe handy for lunch break, hadn't been through area in last few years, and we called my wife's favorite Aunt & Uncle in Emporia to join us. Was a favorite of... More

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Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

I love going to the Chicken House! I am not particularly a fried chicken fan, but this is GOOD chicken - it is pretty much the only place I'll order it. You can also specify if you want light or dark meat, which is a bonus for me, because I am a drumstick lover. When I don't feel like chicken,... More

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