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The Chef Cafe

111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
+1 785-537-6843
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“frittata” (17 reviews)
“hash browns” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting restaurant. The food is outstanding but due to the popularity of this place the wait times are often extremely long. We were a little put out by the rudeness of the management and wait staff during our visit there. They could...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love to go to The Chef for breakfast or brunch. The spinach fritata is large enough to share and so delicious!

Thank Jess B
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Follow the crowd and wait a little- it’s worth it. Food is terrific and always consistent. Not many tables so there may be a wait. It’s your classic hole in the wall joint with excellent food, good portions, great service

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

So freaking good! A must for brunch in Manhattan. Refreshing to find a restaurant that really creates delicious food in small town KS!

Thank MsKeystoner
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Read reviews online that this is one of the better places to eat breakfast in Manhattan... WOW, what a surprise. Arrived at 11:45am, busy.... Hostess says, "Wait will be about 45 minutes." (By the way, that is what she says to everyone who comes in.)...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and excellent atmosphere. Would highly recommend especially if you are in Manhattan. Get there early as it has limited seating.

Thank gcikaylee
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This place! We have driven by for years and have never stopped! We finally did! Can't wait to go back and take the rest of the family! What a gem! I had the special, which was an omlet topped with crab! AMAZING!! Can't wait to...More

Thank Pam N
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Wow! You will love the Chef! I have been here numerous times and have never had anything bad. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. The food is excellent. It is always full, and you sometimes have to wait a while. I recommend the...More

Thank Hayden P
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great place in town for breakfast. Food was really good! Would definitely return! Nice location with easy street parking available.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I hate waiting for more than 15-20 minutes at any restaurant to be seat but at the chef it's totally worth it! It usually takes 20-30+ to be seated and it feels like you are in the way because of the size of building. My...More

Thank htrofnad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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
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