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508 NE Sardou Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1163
+1 785-234-5788
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Kansas City, MO
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Lawrence, Kansas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Topeka, Kansas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Topeka, Kansas
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13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Local landmark for Cold Plates and Chili in the winter. One half of the building is a store and the other a restaurant.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

What makes this worth the trip is the atmosphere. It is small and quaint - old world. The people are friendly, down-home type people and the place has a fun décor and a fun feel. It feels like a small neighborhood diner and you feel like you are one of the neighbors. If you are in Topeka you really should... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a family place with an attached small grocery. Great sandwiches, chili in season and the hot pickles are a must order. My mouth is watering right now.

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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
Kids, Dining on a budget, 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?