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Heartland Cafe

Cafe, Diner
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5701 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66619-1409
+1 785-862-8328
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 14:00
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place slings the breakfast! We wat there about once a month for a breakfast. I love the Spanish omlets!

Thank Lon D
Topeka, Kansas
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266 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a small town diner which I anticipated would serve great food. I overlooked the dirty carpet on the floor, the ripped and lumpy booth benches, and the broken ceiling fan lights because I was walking into a diner which certainly would have great food, Right? Wrong!! Maybe best NOT to overlook these things. After looking over the menu,... More 

Thank KSMeadowlark
Topeka, Kansas
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

My wife & I have been here many times. It is an old style local cafe with issues, but the reasonably priced & just plain old good food together with attentive, friendly service keep us coming back for more. The problems are serious enough that it should probably be rated only a 3, but the food & service are so... More 

1 Thank HonestObservation
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Ok food, it was at least hot. The waitress was very nice person, but not a very good waitress. The atmosphere was very smokey, like so bad that my eyes were burning after being in there for 10 minutes. I had pancakes, which were burnt, bacon, which was over cooked, and

Thank Savannah H
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Just went to the one on Topeka blvd. and when they brought out food it had MOLD on it!! Didn't eat or drink the drinks and we still had to pay for drinks.. Bad place ppl

Thank angelheart4210
Topeka, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Very good breakfast. Lots to choose from. Very friendly atmosphere. Decor needs some updating but the food is great!

1 Thank RetiredG
Fort Worth, TX
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

When going into a place we've never visited, the parking lot is the first place we look. It had one empty space. My kind of place. It must me popular with the locals as people were going in and out during our entire visit. It's next to a grain elevator and near the race track. The breakfast was quite good... More 

1 Thank John&Mickey
Topeka, Kansas
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Nice people working there but the place is straight up dirty. The menu I had was missing pieces and I felt the need to wash my hands after looking through the thing. Hash browns were obviously frozen and the hot sauce on the table had a nice thick gasket of coagulated goo around it as you unscrewed it. I don't... More 

Thank N3T
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I have to admit when my husband pulled up to the restaurant on the way to Osage City I was scared. It is not the cleanest or the fanciest place. The breakfast was fresh and hot. The waitress was nice and accommodating. We went back again later and had the burger and fries. Good old plain burger.

2 Thank KansasviaGeorgia
Topeka, Kansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The food is fair, but the place is not very clean and some of those working here are not either. A lot depends on who is working, but that cannot be determined in advance.

2 Thank Colby M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66619-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-862-8328

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