Ice Cream

G's Frozen Custard and Yogurt

1301 S.W. 6th St., Topeka

G's has been a hometown custard hot spot in Topeka since 1991, specializing in custard and yogurt products made fresh daily right in the shop. It has a loyal customer base. Hours are shorter in the winter, but are enhanced by a limited lunch menu featuring chili, soup and sandwiches. (Updated 5.24.10)



McDonald's

2880 S.E. California, Topeka

McDonald's promises filling meals at great prices with little-to-no wait for your order. Enjoy one of the several Extra Value Meal options during breakfast or dinner. Up-size your meal to a large or extra-large for less than a dollar more. Now, enjoy healthy alternatives to french fries in your Happy Meals and Value Meals. Try the specialty coffee drinks, including lattes and mochas. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This location has a drive-thru available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (Updated 2/26/09)



McDonald's

3117 S.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka

McDonald's promises filling meals at great prices with little-to-no wait for your order. Enjoy one of the several Extra Value Meal options during breakfast or dinner. Up-size your meal to a large or extra-large for less than a dollar more. Now, enjoy healthy alternatives to french fries in your Happy Meals and Value Meals. Try the specialty coffee drinks, including lattes and mochas. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. This location has a drive-thru available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it offers an indoor play space for kids. (Updated 7.26.10)



McDonald's

1100 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka

McDonald's promises filling meals at great prices with little-to-no wait for your order. Enjoy one of the several Extra Value Meal options during breakfast or dinner. Up-size your meal to a large or extra-large for less than a dollar more. Now, enjoy healthy alternatives to french fries in your Happy Meals and Value Meals. Try the specialty coffee drinks, including lattes and mochas. All locations serve breakfast until 10:30 a.m. The drive-thru at this location opens at 4 a.m., and Thursday through Saturday is open 24 hours. The doors open at 6 a.m. This location offers a conference room. (Updated 7.26.10)



McDonald's

1301 S.W. 37th St., Topeka

Located inside the Wal-Mart on 37th Street, this McDonald's is ready and waiting to provide a french fry boost to your shopping trip. McDonald's promises filling meals at great prices with little-to-no wait for your order. Enjoy one of the several Extra Value Meal options during breakfast or dinner. Up-size your meal to a large or extra-large for less than a dollar more. Try the specialty coffee drinks, including lattes and mochas. Now, enjoy healthy alternatives to french fries in your Happy Meals and Value Meals. All locations serve breakfast until 10:30 a.m. (Updated 7.26.10)



Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

2841 S.E. Croco Road, Topeka

This Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt location opened in Topeka in December 2012.

Featuring a wide variety of decadent flavors as well as fruit-based flavors, Orange Leaf has something for everyone. And just like their flavor choices, the Orange Leaf toppings bar allows you to customize your treat with everything from fresh fruit and nuts to brownie bites and chocolate syrup.

Started in San Francisco in 2008 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Orange Leaf now boasts more than 90 stores scattered across the country, and has become the fastest growing frozen yogurt franchise in the U.S.



Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

1570 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt opened in Topeka in April 2011.

Featuring a wide variety of decadent flavors as well as fruit-based flavors, Orange Leaf has something for everyone. And just like their flavor choices, the Orange Leaf toppings bar allows you to customize your treat with everything from fresh fruit and nuts to brownie bites and chocolate syrup.

Started in San Francisco in 2008 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Orange Leaf now boasts more than 90 stores scattered across the country, and has become the fastest growing frozen yogurt franchise in the U.S.



Pad Restaurant

1730 N.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka

The Pad is a Topeka tradition. Enjoy delicious burgers, popular pork tenderloin sandwiches, other sandwiches and a salad bar. The Pad cooks at fast-food speeds with taste that tops what you'll find at a fast-food chain. For sit-down diners, enjoy a salad bar for lunch or dinner. Then top off the meal with soft-serve ice cream or pie.

For a great deal, show up between 3 and 9 p.m. on Mondays when burgers are half price. (Updated 2/6/14)



Potwin Drug Store

124 N.W. Fillmore, Topeka

Drop into the past at the Potwin Drug Store where you can still order a cherry phosphate from the soda fountain. The drugstore that resided at S.W. 5th and Washburn for 75 years has been recreated in the city’s Old Prairie Town at Ward Meade Historic Site using original fixtures from the Potwin store, including the beautiful walnut cabinets and pharmacist’s counter. Starting April 1, 2009, the drug store is dropping its soup and sandwich menu and focusing on its drinks, ice cream and candy. Look for extended hours in June, July and August when the shop will stay open until 7 p.m.



Sheridan's Frozen Custard

5937 S.W. 29th St., Topeka

Try Sheridan's Frozen Custard is creamier than ice cream. Enjoy monthly dessert specials on the patio or celebrate your next event with a custom-made pie. Sheridan's also offers free mini-cones, perfect for a toddler or even a furry companion out for a summer drive! All frozen custard at Sheridan's is made fresh in the morning and hand-scooped for your made-to-order treat. Sheridan's offers hot dogs and chilli dogs for an appetite craving more than just dessert. (Updated 2/28/09)