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The Chef Cafe

111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
+1 785-537-6843
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“frittata” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (12 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was delicious and the portions were huge! They were very accommodating with requests. The wait is long so just be prepared before you go. But it was a huge bonus that they allow you to purchase your beverages before being seated, so you can...More

Thank rhodeswelltraveled
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for breakfast or brunch. Be prepared to wait but they give you great coffee and nice people waiting. The food is surperb.hasbrowns crisp, eggs perfect. I had huevos rancheros wonderful. French toast good. Pancakes wonderful. Staff friendly. Atmosphere. The place to...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

45 minute wait but it was good food. The coffee was okay but I prefer a darker roast (I am a coffee snob though so my opinion may not count here). The red sliced potatoes were my favorite part, nice amount of spice. Both of...More

Thank Rebecious
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The line outside of the Chef Cafe says it all. The food was really good and the service was great. I love that it is a local restaurant too. It is small and a bit busy but well worth it. They have awesome daily specials...More

Thank dixie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chef is an amazing dining experience. I personally love the smothered breakfast burrito but everything seems to be delicious. There is normally a wait for seating, but it is well worth it.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Chef is one of my favorite places to eat in Manhattan. The food is great and the service is always friendly. The Buenos Diaz frittata is amazing and flavorful if you like a bit of spice in your breakfast. It's usually busy and may...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is our favorite place for breakfast in Manhattan. Always busy so be prepared to stand in line while you wait but they give you tea or coffee while you wait. Very homey with fantastic food.

Thank ksmary206
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Don't come here expecting to be sat immediately. Came in, had a 45 minute wait. When we got our table, the service was super quick! Everyone I was with enjoyed their food, the huevos rancheros I got were delicious. My friend enjoyed her Dang Quesidilla!...More

Thank Sidney D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The cafe serves homestyle food at reasonable prices! It is small but good! It's location is in downtown

Thank SunflowerSue37
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Amazing experience at The Chef. Great food, and with a bit of a twist. Staff was attentive and helpful with making a selection, as well as keeping our drinks filled.

Thank Melissa G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 785-537-6843
  • E-mail
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