Patio

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)



Sonic Drive In

3820 SW 29th, Topeka

Day or night, this is the place to go for your Sonic cravings – the only Topeka Sonic location open 24 hours a day. This Sonic also has a playground.
This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop, picked up at the drive-through window or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long.
Every Sonic participates in Happy Hour, when fountain drinks and slushes are offered for half-price from 2 to 4 p.m. Get rolling early with the 99-cent large drink special from 6-11 a.m. Looking for another good deal? From 5 p.m. to close on Tuesday nights, try a half-price burger.
Topeka Sonic workers are recognized as some of the best in the fast-food chain with local teams competing in the Dr. Pepper Sonic games in recent years.



Sonic Drive In

1151 SW Gage, Topeka

This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop, picked up at the drive-through window or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long.



Sonic Drive In

5922 SW 21st, Topeka

This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop, picked up at the drive-through window or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long. This location features a volleyball court, playground and patio.



Sonic Drive In

3721 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka

This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long. This Sonic location has a patio but no drive through.



Sonic Drive In

2053 S.W. Western, Topeka

This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long.
Every Sonic participates in Happy Hour, when fountain drinks and slushes are offered for half-price from 2 to 4 p.m. Get rolling early with the 99-cent large drink special from 6-11 a.m. Looking for another good deal? From 5 p.m. to close on Tuesday nights, try a half-price burger.



Sonic Drive In

636 N.E. US-24 Highway, Topeka

This national chain serves fast food hot and fresh, including burgers, corndogs and chicken sandwiches. It also offers an array of icy treats, which can be brought to your stall by a carhop or served at one of Sonic's picnic tables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all-day long. This Sonic location features a volleyball court and playground.



Speck's Bar and Grill

2105 SW Mission Ave., Topeka
In 1957, Franklin "Speck" Benge opened the Seabrook Tavern, but regulars also knew it as Speck's since it was quite literally Speck's place. The Seabrook is now downtown and Speck's daughter, Debbie Maichel, opened Speck's in the original Seabrook location in her dad's name in August 2009.

Speck's picture is on the sign outside and on the wall inside. Plus, Speck's sells the three-pound “Original Speck Burger.” Beyond the burger named for her dad, the menu is full of food named after other family members.



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)



Taco Bell

101 S.E. 29th St., Topeka

Taco Bell produces quality Mexican favorites like tacos, burritos, nachos and quesidallias at a low cost and in a short amount of time. It favors vegetable oil over animal fat for its fried foods and beans. For the more health conscious, Taco Bell offers a Fresco menu, replacing cheese and sour cream with pico de gallo, a healthy mix of fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro and chili peppers. This Taco Bell has a drive-through for customer convenience.