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Vans Steak House

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2447 Military Ave, Baxter Springs, KS 66713-2326
+1 620-856-5506
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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West Concord, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The first look at the order counter might make you think about going elsewhere but don't be fooled. What might look like a rural bar and grill (without the bar) is truly an excellent place to eat. We stopped in here while travelling Route 66 on the suggestion from the kind folks at the local historical society. We found the... More 

Thank LazyKG
Lubbock, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The wife and I were looking for a place to eat for lunch and stopped in on a recommendation from family. The food was basic American, chicken fried steaks, steaks, burgers, fries, mashed potatoes, etc. The place looked clean and food was really good.

Thank Andy H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Several lunch specials to choose from, includes a drink. Great service and very friendly staff. I have had lunch here several times never disappointed. Great pie!

Thank Troy K
Wyandotte, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

The staff and prices seem to make this a solid choice. The decor is functional and servings generous. The menu stretches "standard steak house" without blazing many new trails.

Thank CarrieAnnCook
Bernice, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has one of the friendliest staffs on the planet, but the food was mostly frozen and out of bags. But the waitress was extremely friendly and nice. All in all, if you are looking for 5 star food this is not the place, but if you like a great staff, then it is for you.

Thank rrender17
Oswego, Kansas
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Definitely your standard family diner. Better than average food at good prices. Service is great and everyone very friendly. I tried the coconut cream pie and was a bit disappointed. The Strawberry pie was very good. Nice place to go for a low key, quiet dinner. We will go back.

Thank Dee B
Joplin, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Van's is one of the old fashioned restaurants. The lunch menu is changing on a monthly base. If it is available try the Taco salad together with one of the coconut creme pies. The staff is very friendly and the food is served fast.

Thank JoMoCat
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Read reviews on TripAdvisor very pleased, the food was good the people were Excellent! Owner very friendly & Leslie & Autumn are worth the stop😊

Thank Sandy S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant!!! GO IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA!!! Great specials! We loved it and let me tell you, the service is amazing as well.

1 Thank Schmity82
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a group of 15 stop in here after canoeing. The staff was friendly and the service was good, but the food was severely lacking. Most of the food was frozen, prepackaged stuff, cheeseburgers, BBQ meat etc. The "bacon" on their cheesy bacon potatoes was packaged bacon bits type stuff, not 'real' bacon. The coconut pie was terrible. Nothing... More 

Thank KansasKountry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2447 Military Ave, Baxter Springs, KS 66713-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Baxter Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 620-856-5506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?