Don’t get us wrong. We love local holes-in-the-wall and food trucks. But when you’re dressed to impress and want to sample the finest foods in Topeka, look no further than these Topeka fine dining establishments.
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Chez Yasu French Restaurant
This authentic French restaurant, located in the center of Topeka, features a French country atmosphere and casual yet elegant dining. Clean, classic, with hints of home, its fine white table cloths, tasteful dish patterns and minimalist food presentation lets the meal's rich bouquet take center stage. Some of their must-have entrees include the beef short ribs, rack of lamb, duck, seafood crepes, quiche and salmon. Chez Yasu offers a full-service bar and extensive wine list. Chez Yasu is open for lunch Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dinner is served Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
The White Linen
Located in the historic Columbian Building, The White Linen is a French contemporary influenced restaurant that serves new and traditional American dishes in addition to an assortment of French cuisine. Owner Chef Adam takes pride in providing exotic ingredients and dishes featured in his rotating monthly menu, such as truffles imported from Italy and braised rabbit. The first Tuesday of the month is reserved for "Tapas Tuesday" that includes a menu of gourmet shareable plates for you and your party. Guests that request the Knox Vault Chef’s Table will receive a full attention and incomparable experience with Chef Adam. The chef’s table seats anywhere from two to six people. Tables at The White Linen are available by RSVP only. Dining hours are 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with private parties available on Mondays. Interested in a hidden secret? Ask about the members only speakeasy.
Located inside the Cyrus Hotel, Fedeli's is a modern steakhouse & pasta restaurant helmed by Executive Chef Rido El Azari Ennassari and is a must-visit dining destination for travelers and locals in the heart of downtown Topeka. Elegant yet down-to-earth, Fedeli's caters to a variety of palates, offering a range of shareable dishes, a house-cured charcuterie program, hearty meats and fresh pasta options. Newly opened, the eatery has also introduced flatbread pizzas and the beverage program, developed to perfectly complement the steakhouse fare, features an extensive wine list with both domestic staples and international varietals; hyper-seasonal beer selections from local breweries including Iron Rail Brewing, The Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant and Happy Basset Brewing Co.; and specialty cocktails that incorporate unique twists on classics. Current dining hours are 6:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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