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The Chef Cafe

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111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
+1 785-537-6843
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“frittata” (17 reviews)
“hash browns” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a great place for breakfast, don’t miss this place - delicious food artfully prepared & presented, friendly efficient service, and a nice relaxed vibe <it’s a University town> ... very pleased we decided to stop here

Thank Peter59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! We were prepared to wait for a seat, but the friendly staff quickly found us a perfect booth. Enjoyed The Sunrise, not just your basic Screwdriver, while waiting for our breakfast. We chose the breakfast quesadilla and the huevos rancheros. Both were full of...More

Thank abbyjanssen74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small breakfast spot, so come early or be prepared to wait (it's defiantly worth the wait) Lot of breakfast options, all is which are flavorful and tasty. The gravy is the best I ever had! The local adult drinks are great as...More

Thank deanna610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this little café! We had a short wait but it was worth it. The breakfast was as good as I have had anywhere.

Thank _gmillerdesign
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is a great place to eat, with great service, great food, and a great reputation. With all that said, they open at 0700, people will line up outside around 0645 to be first in line to get a table. It would be out...More

Thank Crazyolds
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I have eaten a LOT of midwest breakfast but this had the be the freshest, best Corned beef hash ever!

Thank WonderingMomma
Reviewed April 12, 2018

This is an interesting restaurant. The food is outstanding but due to the popularity of this place the wait times are often extremely long. We were a little put out by the rudeness of the management and wait staff during our visit there. They could...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Love to go to The Chef for breakfast or brunch. The spinach fritata is large enough to share and so delicious!

Thank Jess B
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Follow the crowd and wait a little- it’s worth it. Food is terrific and always consistent. Not many tables so there may be a wait. It’s your classic hole in the wall joint with excellent food, good portions, great service

Thank Paul K
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

So freaking good! A must for brunch in Manhattan. Refreshing to find a restaurant that really creates delicious food in small town KS!

Thank MsKeystoner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 785-537-6843
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