Five Guys was one of the last restaurant openings of 2014. As a part of the Crosswinds Commons, Five Guys joins other businesses, such as McAlister's Deli and Pie Five. Five Guys offers fast casual dining, with fresh (never frozen!) burgers and fries. The Topeka Five Guys location is the first in the states of Kansas or Missouri to offer milkshakes.
Freddy's Frozen Custard prides itself on recreating old-fashioned favorites, using hard work and integrity as the main ingredients in every meal. Enjoy favorites like a Chicago-style hotdog, a one-of-a-kind steakburger with thinly sliced fries or stop in for some freshly churned frozen custard reminiscent of the custard served along old Route 66.
Formerly Sidelines, Goose Again is a new sports bar located in Fleming Place. Goose Again opened in mid-October 2010 and is more than your typical bar and grill with a wait staff that goes above and beyond the effort you'd expect. The kitchen opens at 11 a.m. and stays open until 10 or 11 p.m. — allowing you to fill your belly late into the evening. Look for fantastic drink specials most nights served by a friendly staff and mixed by a talented bartender.
Enjoy fabulous daily food and drink specials at Henry T's, where the non-smoking sports bar atmosphere attracts not only game watchers but families as well. Henry T's serves yummy classics like Shrimp Po'Boys and burgers, plus a variety of favorites beyond the traditional bar food menu. Henry T's, located near Washburn University, offers lots of options for sides served in generous portions. (Updated 6.3.10)
Hooters sports bar and restaurant - featuring the "nearly world famous" Hooters Girls - promises to be "Delightfully tacky, yet unrefined." As the name indicates, the waitresses are well-endowed and skimpily clad.
Enjoy the game of the day on one of the many big screens or experience the patio seating when the weather is right. Catering and to-go orders available. (Updated 6.3.10)
Jason's Deli offers a delicious and healthy menu of sandwiches, soups, salads and baked potatoes. All food served in the restaurant is 100 percent trans-fat free and has no MSG. Enjoy a salad bar with Jason's unique Asian Salad featuring cabbages and peanut sauce or try one of its signature pasta salads. Have a sandwich for lunch or dinner or try a baked potato that seems too big to be true! (Updated 6.3.10)
Step inside the original Jersey Mike's Subs in Topeka and be prepared to hear from the personable staff. Featuring one of the friendliest atmospheres in town, Jersey Mike's serves a variety of great Italian subs, both hot and cold, along with wraps and salads. Jersey Mike's has been in Topeka since December 2003 and has a second location downtown. (Updated 6.10.10)
Jimmy John's, a gourmet sandwich restaurant, opened on the Wanamaker corridor in August 2008. The restaurant serves delicious, fresh food at affordable prices. Customers can order online and there's a drive-thru.
Jimmy John's is named for Jimmy John Liautaud, who was 19 when he started selling sandwiches he created with his homemade bread and winning awards in cooking contests. The company is headquartered in Champaign, Ill., and has nearly 700 restaurants nationwide. (Updated 2.6.14)
Stop at the snack bar after rounding the first nine holes and munch on a burger, hot dog, brat or sandwich. The snack bar serves up beer, mixed drinks and Gatorade. The patio at the clubhouse provides a good spot to kick back and look at the wooded area. The nearby banquet room holds about 80 people and is a popular spot for golf tournaments and the occasional wedding; call for information about reservations. Hours vary depending on the season – sunrise to sunset. (Updated 6.11.10)