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Rowhouse Restaurant

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515 Van Buren, Topeka, KS
785-817-6052
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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kansas
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88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have read rave reviews. Has been on our must visit list for a long time. Finally made reservations. Nice atmosphere. Great wait staff. The food was simply not as "wonderful" as we had been lead to believe. Most of it was not even eaten. Portions were beyond small...but since no one was eating much guess that was ok. ? Obviously... More 

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Thank dewthedew
Topeka, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a special evening: romantic or celebration you can't go wrong. The food is fantastic and for all who are afraid the menu won't fill them up....don't bet on it. I have been very satisfied every time I have gone and I like to eat a hearty meal. The ambience is fantastic. I recommend this place to anyone who wants... More 

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1 Thank janeyandben
Topeka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Rowhouse often and appreciate the friendliness of the staff, consistency of food quality and special attention to dietary needs. Rowhouse specializes in developing tasting menus that draw from seasonal locally (and sometimes from it own garden) grown food that is prepared in unique and exciting ways. We lived on the east coast for 15 years and Rowhouse... More 

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Thank 164tedy
Topeka, Kansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greg serves excellent food (often unique for Topeka). Service is always prompt and attentive. A great place for special occasion dining.

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Thank Sharrell D
Topeka, Kansas
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Delicious dining in a lovely, historic row house. The fare is an ever changing tasting menu and the chef/owner Greg Fox really knows how to prepare scrumptious food! This restaurant is perfect for special occasions and intimate date nights. Highly recommended, always satisfied. Restaurant is three stories so let them know if you cannot climb stairs when making your reservation.

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Thank Karen N
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Been here several times. It is always good. I like to do there tasting special. I highly recommend it for special occasions.

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Thank Mike M
Midwest
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is my favorite restaurant in Topeka. Chef and owner Greg Fox changes it up every week with a new menu. We always get the full menu option, and I am constantly amazed by how delicious things are that I never thought I would like. Portions are small, but I am always full at the end of the night.

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Thank MusicDirector
Topeka, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Very unique restaurant with plenty of charm. The menu changes weekly and it is set up so you get a taste of everything on the menu. The portions are small but by the time the dessert course arrived I felt stuffed. It is pretty pricey (our bill was around $115 for 2 people with a cocktail for each of us)... More 

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Thank Jim B
Houston, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Yes dinner will likely cost $35 or more per person, particularly if you have a drink. BUT this is great-tasting food, great presentation, with a brief explanation about each course. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. You can tell the owner and the staff are foodies. Really nothing else close to it in Topeka. I wish it was open... More 

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1 Thank Bryan P
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I booked the Rowhouse for my wife's birthday and I could not have been happier with the charm of the building, service received upon arrival (and dining), and the attention to detail all staff provided. This is a must experience in Topeka and they have a great menu with local flair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $35
Cuisine
American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Van Buren, Topeka, KS
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: 785-817-6052

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