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Karen's Kitchen

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701 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114-1805
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Newton, Kansas
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

With the new ownership some of the food is better, and the interior has changed to be more of a cafe rather than a mix of funky old toys on the walls and some additional items for sale. While the sandwiches and salads are about what you would get anywhere, the cafe is handy when shopping downtown. It's still a... More 

1 Thank f9saunders
Hesston, Kansas
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Little Sandwich Shop. Under new ownership recently, but the sandwiches are still great and priced reasonably. A great place to hang out for a bit and chow-down. Stop by and enjoy.

Thank Daniel M
Andover, Kansas, United States
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We stopped in for lunch and was surprised to find Karen's had been sold. Originally the atmosphere was kinda cool with that coffee house/sandwiche feel. There was a small stage that was home to local talent. Now the "remodel" is dull and has no personality. The stage is still there but has a variety of junk piled on it. It... More 

Thank Dougandlaurie
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch with my two kids and my parents. My kids loved that they served breakfast all day so they were able to get biscuit and gravy their fav! My parents and I got the Ruben and it was delicious. The decor was really neat. Great restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. Will go back!

Thank lovetitravel81981
Newton, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love Karen's Ruben. My friend always orders the pretzel sandwich. Casual atmosphere with good food!

Thank ngcraig
Liberal, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Two coworkers and I came to Newton for a conference. Before it started we stopped at Karen's for lunch. It was a little dark inside, but food was good. Service was fast and friendly. One had a chicken wrap, which he said was really good. I had the black bean wrap (it's nice to have vegetarian options!) which was also... More 

1 Thank Alaina R
Newton, Kansas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Good sandwiches, fast service, friendly staff. We've eaten here twice, and there's always a table of cops in the center during the lunch hour. Lots of locals eat here

1 Thank ohbutnoe
Newton, Kansas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Karen's can whip up one heck of a chicken sandwich on pretzel bun! They offer ice water at a little self serve station, and while a little on the pricy side, the nice dark little cafe has a ton of character, and i find it to be a fantastic place to spend my lunch hour, enjoying a sandwich and reading... More 

Thank Rachelylala
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This little cafe was a very pleasant place for lunch. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food was delicious. Too bad we didn't have a chance to try breakfast or coffee there, which also sounded excellent. We did have homemade carrot cake which was great! Total bill for two lunches was under $20. I will definitely be back.

Thank Scott T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Karen's Kitchen is a fantastic place to go if you want delicious food in a calm friendly environment, and at a reasonable price.

Thank J. B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: 316-804-4573
Located on the corner of Broadway and Main in downtown Newton. Once the site of the old opera house. This is a historic building built around 1915 with tall tin ceilings and dim lighting making it perfect for breakfast, lattes or lunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?