2008 Best of Topeka

Jeremiah Bullfrogs Bar and Grille

2940 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Jeremiah Bullfrogs is the perfect place to watch sports in Topeka. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere with lots of space for your group to enjoy the big game. The grill is open daily from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Choose Bullfrogs as your source for live entertainment. Visit the Web site for access to Bullfrogs' calendar of events. (Updated 6.10.10)



Kiku Japanese Steak House

5331 S.W. 22nd Place, Topeka

Kiku's has been the place for good Japanese dining -- with the meals prepared before your eyes on the hibachi -- for 20 years. Kiku's is fun to watch and great to eat! If you're in the mood for a different style of Japanese food, enjoy sushi prepared by the talented sushi chefs. Enjoy one roll as part of your hibachi meal or fill your stomach with sushi alone! (Updated 6.11.10)



Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

1925 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Since 1990, Olive Garden has offered Topekans great Italian food in a classic Italian atmosphere. Enjoy your favorite Northern and Southern Italian dishes as well as some Italian-American favorites like Fettucini Alfredo at this establishment where they work by the motto "When you're here, you're family!" (Updated 3/23/09)



Paisano's Ristorante

4043 S.W. 10th Street, Topeka

Paisano's offers southern Italian cuisine, which means its selections are built around homemade sauces often featuring seafood and are served in large portion sizes. The entrees are so good you must be careful that you don't fill up on the bottomless fresh salad, bread and made-from-scratch soups.

Paisano's also has an early bird special Monday through Friday. Entrees are half-price with the purchase of a drink for everyone who is seated by 11:30 a.m.

They make anything Bambino size on request, for the little ones.

Delivery is limited to larger orders, with a minimum $75 purchase. (Updated 3/20/09)



Panera Bread

1421 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

This bakery and bistro offers a comfortable spot to meet with friends or enjoy free Wi-Fi Internet access. Coffee and espresso drinks are available along with soups, salads, paninis and sandwiches that feature Panera's fresh-baked breads. The long menu is filled with a wide array of options.

The Topeka location in this national chain opened in 2000 and has been a repeat "Best of Topeka" winner.

Call and fax-in orders are accepted with no minimum purchase required. Orders can usually be ready within 20 to 30 minutes, but the staff can't guarantee it will be done at a specific time.



Starbucks

1235 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Since 2005, Starbucks has offered a friendly, relaxed place to escape from the stress of school or work and enjoy a dependably great cup of coffee. There is space to relax in a cushy chair or chat with a friend over a game of checkers.

Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related accessories and equipment.

This location has a drive through. (Updated 3/19/09)



Subway

1801 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

This Subway, located in the Food Court of West Ridge Mall, serves delicious hot and cold sandwiches, accompanied by chips, a dessert, salad or soup. Select from their menu of specialty sandwiches or create your own with any vegetables, sauces and meats available. This location also features your favorite ice cream selections. (Updated 2/25/09)



Subway Sandwiches

101 N.E. US-24 Highway, Topeka

Subway serves delicious hot and cold sandwiches, accompanied by chips, a dessert, salad or soup. Select from their menu of specialty sandwiches or create your own with any vegetables, sauces and meats available. (Updated 2/25/09)



Subway Sandwiches

5329 S.W. 21st St, Topeka

Subway serves delicious hot and cold sandwiches, accompanied by chips, a dessert, salad or soup. Select from their menu of specialty sandwiches or create your own with any vegetables, sauces and meats available. (Updated 2/25/09)



Subway Sandwiches

2003 S.E. 29th St, Topeka

Subway serves delicious hot and cold sandwiches, accompanied by chips, a dessert, salad or soup. Select from their menu of specialty sandwiches or create your own with any vegetables, sauces and meats available.