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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“frittata” (17 reviews)
“hash browns” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, kitschy setting. Good service, but this is an extremely popular and busy place. Be prepared to wait, but it was worth it!

Thank msrbhall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast with the only exception of being very busy and having to wait for a table.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is soooo busy. Service was decent and the place was clean overall. Food was decent, but nothing out of the ordinary. I'm not sure why there is always a line here. Food is good, but not not super special.

Thank Mary O
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, clean, friendly welcoming employees, good food. Had their “BELT”, a BLT with fried egg. For lettuce they use a stack of fresh crisp spinach leaves. Bacon is thick and first rate quality. Recommend, and will return.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great place- cozy and comfy- food is fantastic and fresh. great meeting place. The service was wonderful!

Thank Christine K
Reviewed July 9, 2018

You may have to wait in line to be seated, but it is worth the wait. Their Breakfast Burrito and Omelets are the Best!Wait staff is very friendly.

Thank 371connier
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

As a southern boy I know my biscuits & gravy and this is spot on! Truly good eats. Warning go early to avoid the line. This place is popular.

Thank le2cole
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food here is good, but certainly not any better than anything I could make at home! And you will have to wait forever to get a table on most days. Came for breakfast on a recommendation. Would not wait this long for a table...More

Thank Kathrine S
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We strolled by this place on July 4th originally thinking it wasn't open. Much to our surprise, it was so we stopped in. We made it just in time as this place is so popular, about 10 min after we were seated, the crowd was...More

Thank hkypta
Reviewed July 6, 2018

My dad came in from out of town and I was excited to take him to the Chef. I ordered the Dang Quesadilla with bacon, potato, scrambled eggs and cheddar-jack cheese grilled in a large flour tortilla. Served with chipotle sauce and sour cream. My...More

Thank pnkybrwstr
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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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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