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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“frittata” (17 reviews)
“hash browns” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 2:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
111 S 4th St, Manhattan, KS 66502-6109
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a small breakfast spot, so come early or be prepared to wait (it's defiantly worth the wait) Lot of breakfast options, all is which are flavorful and tasty. The gravy is the best I ever had! The local adult drinks are great as...More

Thank deanna610
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this little café! We had a short wait but it was worth it. The breakfast was as good as I have had anywhere.

Thank _gmillerdesign
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great place to eat, with great service, great food, and a great reputation. With all that said, they open at 0700, people will line up outside around 0645 to be first in line to get a table. It would be out...More

Thank Crazyolds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten a LOT of midwest breakfast but this had the be the freshest, best Corned beef hash ever!

Thank WonderingMomma
Reviewed 13 April 2018

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 17 March 2018 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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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