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Cook's American Grill

American, Grill, Diner
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1936 SW Gage Blvd, Ste 2, Topeka, KS 66604-3388
+1 785-271-1415
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Shawnee, Kansas
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Having never been here and having looked at the outside, I was not expecting much. However, the breakfast is delicious! Pleasant service, great food.

Thank Russell M
Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Busy place to eat, but best American food, in the area. They have a large menu on the wall. There is food for every taste. The food is above expectations.

Thank 1920SevetS
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My family and friends have been to this place manu times, always a favorite place. food is fantastic, staff is always friendly and helpful and always looks clean. We love that it is a family owned restaurant with hometown values and you actually feel it when going in to eat. No alcohol, and no smoking, and very American!

Thank Aaron N
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Cook's is close and easy and so when I need something to eat between projects or meetings this is where I go. Food is good, onion rings are particularly good. Service is quick and friendly. Breakfast specials are always good as well.

Thank Dale M
Topeka, Kansas
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426 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

I recently had lunch with friends at Cook's American Grill. Although I am a long-time Topeka resident it was my first time dining at Cook's.The parking lot and restaurant are both small and orders are taken at the counter. That being said I was very pleasantly surprised at our overall experience. The food was good, reasonably priced and the staff... More 

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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Was there for lunch with family. Food was exceptionally good and served hot and a great value !! Would certainly go again, given the opportunity !! Wait staff was very attentive and cordial.

Thank Edward R
Kansas City, Missouri
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159 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

Very enjoyable diner. All of the food is excellent. The value is unbeatable in Topeka. The chicken noodle soup is just like grandmas. Great hot beef sandwich.

Thank C E
Leavenworth, Kansas
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314 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Came to area for a seminar nearby so used TripAdvisor app to find a good breakfast spot. This is cafeteria-style service. OJ in plastic bottles. Coffee good but small cups. Interior clean but dated/worn/worn out (most chairs have rips in them). Tried the Biscuit & Gravy bowl with eggs over easy -- pictured. Yeah, it's a bowl but really thrown... More 

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Rochester, New York
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

While visiting friends, I was treated to a meal at Cook's American Grill. I was very impressed with the food, as it is all freshly made. I had the double hamburger and fries with a side of their homemade chili. The entire meal was awesome and the chili was beyond compare. They have a rather large variety of menu items... More 

Thank Edwin1049
Overland Park, Kansas
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

Had to make a trip to Topeka today and figured we would want to get a bite to eat. We decided to go here again as we enjoyed it so much in 2011 when we went there the last time. I had the Turkey Reuben and fries and my friend had a hamburger and fries. We were both very please... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Grill, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 SW Gage Blvd, Ste 2, Topeka, KS 66604-3388
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-271-1415

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