Five Guys Burgers and Fries

1191 S.W. Wanamaker, Suite B, Topeka

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

1050 S.W. Wanamaker Rd., Topeka

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.

Glory Days Pizza

2811 S.W. Wanamaker Rd., Topeka

Glory Days has served wonderful pizza in Topeka and Lawrence since 1985. This location delivers to a limited area near the store but welcomes all of Topeka to dine-in or carryout.

With three delicious varieties of crust, the freshest pizza sauce and a giant selection of toppings to choose from, Glory Days, which has consistently won Best of Topeka awards, is the perfect break from the big chain pizza joints.

Golden Corral

1601 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Golden Corral is a family-oriented, buffet-style restaurant. Enjoy several themed buffets, including a soup bar, a salad bar, steak and hot meats, Mexican food and other favorites. Don't forget to finish your meal with one of the wonderful choices on the dessert buffet!


2100 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Since Wilbur Hardee opened his first restaurant in Greenville, N.C., in 1960, the focus has been on quality hamburgers and quick service in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Nowadays, the restaurant specializes in charbroiled 100-percent Black Angus beef burgers ranging from one-fourth to two-thirds of a pound. The restaurant has a drive-thru for convenience. (Updated 5.28.10)

Hatfield's Bar & Grill at West Ridge Lanes

1935 S.W. Westport Dr., Topeka

Not far from the clatter of falling bowling pins, Hatfields offers nourishment to bowlers and sports fans. The kitchen cranks out a basic menu – chicken tenders, pizza, burgers, hotdogs and lots of appetizers, including mozzarella sticks, nachos and popcorn chicken. Wash it down with a soda or something else from the full bar. Hatfields offers its own seating and stays busiest with bowlers – who often drop in to wind down with drinks. Others come to Hatfields just to watch sports on the big-screen TV.


6100 S.W. 10th, Topeka

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)

HuHot Mongolian Grill

5900 S.W. Huntoon, Topeka

HuHot is a Mongolian-style grill where diners are invited to pillage their own creations. Choose from a selection of meats, vegetables, seafood and sauces, then watch excitedly as the chefs cook your creation in front of you. Perfect for vegetarians or people with food allergy as chefs pay special attention to those requests and clear a spot on the grill. Not good at creating your own meal? Simply start over. Use the cards provided at the table or by the wait staff to help you choose something you're bound to like.

International House of Pancakes (IHOP)

1731 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, IHOP offers a variety of food for all ages in addition to a great selection of pancakes. Enjoy your favorite breakfast items, including specialties such as international crepes and seasonal breakfast specials, or experience the other items the IHOP menu has to offer. All menu items are available at all times, with specially priced menus for Seniors and Children.

Jason's Deli

6121 S.W. 12th, Topeka

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)