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The Little Grill

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6625 Dyer Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-8334
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Manhattan, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have unique specials and the food is very well prepared. I forget about this place but it's worth going out-of-the-way to try.

Thank WilcoFan1
Topeka, Kansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

I generally don't eat meat so when I do, I want it to be good. The ribs and brisket were fabulous ... juicy, succulent, and grilled to perfection. Great bbq sauces. The salad was so-so but the house dressing was very good. We're definitely going back even though this restaurant is an hour from our house. Still want to sample... More 

Thank Michele B
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for special occasions since this place opened. The food is always good and when I take new people they are always impressed. Highly recommend it. Just have a sober driver if you intend on drinking. Ha ha

Thank Linsey R
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great spot to dine to escape the midwest. Outdoor dining and interior decor take you to the Caribbean! Food in my opinion is average but the rum punch and ambience make up for what the menu lacks. Often live music on Friday or Saturday nights

Thank Kristin B
Seabrook, Texas
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Caribbean fare with a Midwestern touch. Food was good. Service left a bit to be desired tonight. Two meals late without much notice, a few details on orders wrong. For a group of 8 a twenty percent added gratuity was pushing it tonight.

Thank jac2580
Charleston, Illinois
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106 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We each had a different plate and they were all delicious. We split two dessert and they were fantastic. Jamaican inspired food with a twist of Americana.

Thank Robert D
Derby, Kansas
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461 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The Mexican dinner salad sounded good but was definitely not a good choice. It was a very uninspired, unattractive salad with mostly iceberg lettuce and a little chicken, salsa, cheese and a few tortilla strips. I tried some of my husband's chicken fried steak which was good. Service was good.

Thank NancyinDerby
Springfield, Missouri
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We were in town visiting our daughter & family. They suggested The Little Grill. We had quick service. We left just before live music started.

Thank karen_carter63
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We found a hidden gem out here below the Tuttle Creek Dam. Interesting and very good food. Nice island atmosphere with a full bar. We'll be back!

Thank Rita E
Lawrence, Kansas
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

A bit off the beaten path but the food is so good. I shared the seafood gumbo special and got easily over a pound of food for $14.00. They did not skimp on the seafood, potatoes, or rice.

Thank Foodinaire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6625 Dyer Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-8334
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 785-323-0112

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