$$ - Moderate

Via's Pizza and More

738 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka

Opened in February 2008, Via's offers authentic pizzas (baked on stone), along with calzones, soups and salads.

Look for daily pizza specials wich feature toppings you won't find anywhere else in the area.

The bar serves 32 different beers and has seven locally-brewed beers on tap. Beers come from the Blind Tiger in Topeka, Tallgrass Brewery in Manhattan and 23rd Street Brewery in Lawrence. The owner-operated restaurant offers a great family atmosphere.

The restaurant went under new ownership in February 2014, now known as Via's Pizza and More.

Weller’s Grill & Bar

222 N.W. Independence, Topeka

Built as North Topeka’s only sports grill and bar, Weller’s TV sets offer 416 inches of viewing area. Owners, Jason Jennings and Richard Jennings have designed the place so there is “no bad seat in the house.”

Weller’s offers 10 beer selections on tap including micro-brews and a menu that includes steak, seafood, pasta, burgers and appetizers. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight seven days a week.