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1010 N Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067-1512
785-242-0027
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Perfect Hometown Diner

Pros - I feel like this place is like the undiscovered secret of Ottawa. The place is right on the edge of town in a small, red wooden building. Inside, it's definitely got the whole Mom & Pop diner feel. Lots of windmill decor everywhere. The place was airy and full of light. The food was so so so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Kammeron S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Pros - I feel like this place is like the undiscovered secret of Ottawa. The place is right on the edge of town in a small, red wooden building. Inside, it's definitely got the whole Mom & Pop diner feel. Lots of windmill decor everywhere. The place was airy and full of light. The food was so so so good.... More 

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Sycamore, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I agree with the yummy review. It is a modest place, no credit cards, a few miles from the interstate, but the breakfast was traditional and good

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Thank M H
Ottawa, Kansas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband, my daughter, and myself went to try out the Windmill Café this evening. The posted hours for dinner are 5-8p.m. We arrived at 6:58 as a woman was walking out the door. She looked at us, sighed, and said "Uh. . . Well. . . " I said, "Oh are you closed?" She rolled her eyes and said... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Don't expect the shiny finish of the big chains, but breakfast was awesome. Definitely old school down home cooking. Don't be in a hurry and they don't do credit cards.

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Thank Route1man
Sharon MA, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We wanted a breakfast place about 1 hour west of kansas city. This came up at trip advisor and we decided to give it a try. We called ahead to be sure they were open and would make an egg-white omelette. Answer was yes to both. Atmosphere - pictures of John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis are on the walls.... More 

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Basehor, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Our first experience here and it was very good. Very good service and food. Be sure to try the buffalo patty melt,melts in your mouth, YUMMMMMM

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Ottawa, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We've eaten breakfast here off and on for a few years. This is the local farmer spot for breakfast on the weekends. The food is hit-n-miss... sometimes it's good and sometimes it comes out cold. Service is friendly but sometimes can be a bit slow if they are busy. Atmosphere is definitely lacking. They've cleaned up a bit since Ottawa... More 

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Thank GeoDrop
Ottawa, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

I love the pancakes,ham,eggs,and bacon.Great coffe thers a pool table claw machine its a very lovley place.

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  • Address: 1010 N Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067-1512
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 785-242-0027

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