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Porubsky's

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508 NE Sardou Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1163
+1 785-234-5788
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of the way and looks run down but it was worth the trip. The sandwiches are thick with meat and tasty. At $3.99 a sandwich you can't go wrong. The regulars were in full swing telling great stories. I highly recommend finding this place.

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Thank daninstlouis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Family-owned corner grocery and bar in the Little Russia neighborhood of Topeka. ON a Saturday afternoon, had several locals telling stories, great entertainment. We both had roast beef sandwiches, meat piled an inch high with Swiss on wheat sandwich bread. At $3.99, an excellent value. Unsweet iced tea was brewed perfectly for my taste. We also ordered the cold plate... More 

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Thank Jackie J
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 21, 2016

If you are a Chili lover you cant miss Porubsky"s recipe The Roast beef sandwich is out of these world. The chili is served only Monday through Thursday They have been in the market since 1945 and its a place the locals prefer. You wont believe their prices and the quality of their food . Adding to these is the... More 

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Thank ritamartinez64
Kansas City, MO
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

And, alas, there's no chili on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. But their meat is top quality and their sandwiches are piled high no matter what day of the week - easily too meals for many of us. The ham salad is famous as are the hot pickles which are served with every order. (They are made hot with horseradish, not... More 

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Thank Saintgeek
Lawrence, Kansas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I love this place.. They have one of the best sandwiches and the Best Hot Pickles !!! I have never had anything from there that was not good !!!

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Thank lesliet945
Topeka, Kansas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Whenever we are in the North Topeka or Oakland areas of Topeka, we stop by Porubsky's and purchase two pints of ham salad and one pint of their hot pickles! Best ham salad in town!

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Thank Debra E
Topeka, Kansas
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Porubsky's is a local grocer and restaurant in the "Little Russia" area of Topeka. Its a favorite of the downtown Topeka business lunch crowd.

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Thank StCharlesSteve
Topeka, Kansas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a place full of history. Many politicians have visited. Great sandwiches and hot pickles. Not big and very old.

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Thank Holly D
Topeka, Kansas
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

They are well known for their chili and cold cut sandwiches. You get some hot pickles that will make your eyes water and sweat to your brow. You will need to get good directions to get to it. They have their own street "NE. Porubsky Drive" off of the bridge on NE Sardou Ave.

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Thank John D
Topeka, Kansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 16, 2016

A throw back in time. They have basic lunch menu of sandwich's and chili in the winter. The Chili really rocks. Did I say pickles ? You should try em eat some there take some home and send some to friends. If you need to grab some groceries at lunch you can do that too! Just have someone that you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 NE Sardou Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1163
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-234-5788

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