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Mr K's Farmhouse

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407 S van Buren St, Abilene, KS 67410-3713
+1 785-263-7995
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Iola, Kansas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group of people on a busy night for them. They handled around 30 of us in a very timely manner. The food was amazing. You will not leave hungry. I had the chicken fried chicken, it came with mashed potatoes, gravy, salad, soup and a roll. The house dressing is delicious and available for purchase at... More 

Thank carlasW7523SY
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On recommendation of the locals, we went here and we were not disappointed! We got the pan fried chicken and it was "just like gram-ma used to make!"

Thank Jill K
Twin Oaks, Missouri, United States
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not many choices in Abilene KS and this may be the best (it was allegedly President Eisenhower's favorite). Let me split my review on the food in two parts: first the sides were great (soup of the day was vegetable and was homemade with real chunks of potato and fresh vegetables...salad was fresh, crisp and their house dressing... More 

Thank Tom G
Abilene, Kansas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful farmhouse loaded with the history of US Presidents and dignitaries of many statures and types having been served here and yet they can screw it up beyond compare. I have on three occasions been to this place, once as a family group of 6, twice in larger groups. I have found the same problems to exist each time.... More 

Thank Dr_Frankenboogie
Yukon, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Drove in from Junction City to check out the antique shops. Decided to get a bite to eat at Mr. K's. I wasn't very hungry, so decided on a BLT with a side of potato salad (REALLY liked my side choice). My sis ordered the chicken fried chicken sandwich and her sweetheart ordered the Hot Beef sandwich. Everyone enjoyed the... More 

Thank MonEason
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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97 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on an impromptu visit, late in the evening. Typically, we would not have expected such a warm welcome, showing up in any venue near closing time. But...Staff greeted us as if they had been waiting for us, they were warm and welcoming. Food was prepared exactly as we ordered and was very good. Hot and tasty! If... More 

Thank smithie17
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Nice family place. Food was just OK in general, but good variety on menu including desserts. On the outskirts of town, but still a short drive.

Thank Jeff C
Perry, Oklahoma
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127 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had a lovely dinner in the "Eisenhower" room last evening. Many historic memorabilia items on display. Daily specials and nice house wine too. Lovely old farm house has been a restaurant and was formerly known as "Lena's" on old Highway 40.

Thank ofrwprez
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful little gem that serves the best food for reasonable prices. Try their specialty of Steak Strips or a Big E, Its the owners ' secret recipe! Available no where else in the world!! The staff is very attentive and inviting. They have a back room that is perfect for large groups or a party. Can't say... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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157 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our family visited while traveling through Abilene. This restaurant is located close to Abilene and it is worth the short drive. My daughter had macaroni and cheese that was home made and was good. My wife enjoyed her hamburger and French fries. I opted for the linguini Alfredo with sausage. The only glitch in the meal was that the waitress... More 

1 Thank n0uzn
tkuntz2530, Owner at Mr K's Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review. Glad you were happy. Our salad always comes with the Farmhouse signature italian dressing unless you specify otherwise. We also sell it in local grocery stores. Sorry for any misunderstanding. MR K More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 S van Buren St, Abilene, KS 67410-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 785-263-7995
We are a Historic Farmhouse that was built in 1888. Has served as a restaurant from the 1930's to the 1970's and again from the 1990's to currently. Various celebrities from President Dwight D and Mamie Eisenhower, Actor Jimmy Stewart, Big band eras musicians and Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?