Patio

LaRocca's Pizza

3100 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka

Less than two years after opening the wildly popular LaRocca's Pizza at S.W. 21st and Urish, Vince and Irene LaRocca opened a new pizza joint in the former Spanky's bar location at 3100 S.W. Gage Blvd.

With room for a hundred hungry customers, the new LaRocca's location turned a tired and well-worn neighborhood bar spot into a sleek and pristine pizza place that features all of the items that keeps the standing room only place on Urish hopping.

LaRocca's delectable pizza, pasta, subs and salads are now served alongside a full-service bar that features more than a dozen beers, wine and cocktails.



Las Fuentes Authentic Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

3656 S.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka

Enjoy authentic Mexican food served in a brightly-decorated and friendly atmosphere. Las Fuentes, which has been open at the southwest corner of the old White Lakes Mall complex since 2001, serves lots of filling dishes. Its steak and fajitas are particularly popular.



Lazy Toad Restaurant, Sports Bar & Lounge

5331 SW 22nd Place, Topeka

Todd Howell's exciting new sports bar & restaurant opened in the west end of Fairlawn Plaza in April 2011. Howell, a partner in Bullfrog's Live for nine years, has created a spectacular new place that holds more than 300 people and has 38 50-inch flat screen TVS as well as a 10-foot HD projector TV. On the weekends Lazy Toad will have live music.

The restaurant features home style food with favorites such as fried chicken and meatloaf as well as New York-style pizza as well as upscale bar food.

Look for the addition of an outdoor patio with seating of about 100.



Margaritas Jalisco

1616 SW 17th, Topeka

After months of working to get the restaurant open, sisters Imelda and Irene Panuco opened their dream restaurant in August 2014. They offer a wide variety of homemade Mexican food, great drinks and are conveniently located right across the street from Washburn University.



McDonald's

3530 N.W. 46th St., Topeka

McDonald's promises filling meals at great prices with little-to-no wait for your order. Enjoy one of the several Value Meal options during breakfast or dinner. Up-size your meal to a large for less than a dollar more. Now, enjoy healthy alternatives to french fries in your Happy Meals and Value Meals. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This location has a drive-thru available 24 hours and a lobby for dine-in and carryout which is available from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 5:30 a.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. (Updated 7.26.10)



McDonald's

1640 S.W. Wanamaker Rd., 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. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This location has a lobby for dine-in and carryout open from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and a drive-thru open 24 hours a day. (Updated 7.26.10)



McDonald's

1201 S.W. Gage 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. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This location has a lobby for dine-in and carryout open from 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and a drive-thru open 24 hours a day. (Updated 7.26.10)



McDonald's

5525 S.W. 21st St., 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. All locations serve breakfast from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This location has a lobby for dine-in and carryout open from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and a drive-thru open until midnight Friday and Saturday. This location also features a McDonald's PlayPlace facility. (Updated 7.26.10)



Noodles & Co.

2110 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Taking over the former Boston Market location, Noodles & Co. prides itself on a variety of noodle dishes from all over the world. Ask about adding meat to your favorite dish! You can even order online and pick it up at the restaurant - no hassle!



North Topeka Golf Center

350 NE US 24 Hwy, Topeka

The North Topeka Golf Center plans to expand its food offerings beyond sandwiches, chips and candy bars in April 2009 to offer hot dogs and hamburgers, too. There’s 3.2 beer for chilling out after nine holes of golf or 18 holes of miniature golf.

Hours vary depending on the season. In the winter, the golf center is open from about 10 a.m. until dark. Summer hours are generally 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The snack bar typically opens about 10:30 a.m. and stays open until about 2 p.m.