University Chinese Buffet

2222 SW Washburn, Topeka

Owner Caleb Lee already has two popular Chinese restaurants in Topeka, China Express and A Taste of Asia, but now he has expanded to central Topeka with University Chinese Buffet. Opened in May 2014, the buffet offers a variety of items with no MSG-additives. They deliver up to 5 miles away, so college students will be in luck!


1251 S.W. Gage, Topeka

For the hungry customer who is in a hurry, Wendy's offers casual dining inside and a drive-through lane outside. The Wendy's chain started when Dave Thomas opened the first restaurant in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio. The restaurant now offers all the fast-food staples with a variety of sides, including fries, mandarin oranges, baked potatoes and chili. For dessert, try a vanilla or chocolate Frosty. The drive-through is open until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. (Updated 2/20/09)

World Cup Espresso Cafe

1501 S.W. 21st St., Topeka

World Cup, founded in 2001, offers customers a good place to talk, study and drink great coffee.

Located near the Washburn University campus, World Cup serves a variety of coffee drinks as well as baked goods and sandwiches in an eclectic environment. (Updated: 1/06/14)