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Fine Dining

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.

Fine dining in Topeka starts with one dish and soon becomes something you can't live without. From French inspired cuisine to steak from the heartland, our local Topeka chefs have created 5-star menus that will leave you wanting more. A rotating monthly menu at The White Linen, provides something new with each visit and dishes at Fedeli's offer something extra to the luxurious hotel stay. Chez Yasu is Topeka's only French Restaurant and has been around for years, offering authentic French cuisine and a service staff that is always at your side. 

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THE WHITE LINEN

Located in downtown’s historic Columbian building, The White Linen is a contemporary French-inspired fine-dining experience serving an eclectic mix of New American and traditional French cuisine. Owner and chef Adam VanDonge takes pride in sourcing exotic ingredients and crafting unique dishes featured in a rotating menu that changes by the month. Delight your taste buds with a five-course meal during The White Linen’s usual dinner service, or stop by for a coveted tapas night on the first Tuesday of each month. Reservations are highly recommended for this Topeka establishment! Guests may also reserve the Knox Vault Chef’s Table for an exclusive dining experience inside the restaurant’s bank vault built in 1888. At the Chef’s Table, Chef Adam serves as your personal host for the evening and hand selects an exquisite botte of wine to pair with your meal.

The White Linen - Chef Adam - Steak | Topeka, KS

CHEZ YASU FRENCH RESTAURANT

This authentic French restaurant, located in the heart of Topeka, features a cozy, bistro atmosphere and elegant dining. Classic and clean, with hints of home, Chez Yasu’s exquisite dishes and minimalist plating let each meal's tantalizing aroma and taste take center stage. Some of their must-have entrees include the beef short ribs, rack of lamb, roasted duck, seafood crepe and fresh salmon. Local tip: Their yellow squash soup is liquid gold in a bowl! Chez Yasu also offers a full-service bar and extensive wine list.

FEDELI'S STEAK + PASTA

Located inside the Cyrus Hotel, Fedeli's is an ode to innovative Italian artist Jerome Fedeli, whose work once adorned the Kansas State Capitol. This modern steakhouse and pasta restaurant is a superb dining destination in the heart of downtown Topeka. Elegant yet down-to-earth, Fedeli's offers shareable fare, as well as a variety of prime meat cuts and impeccable pasta dishes. This newly opened eatery also features an extensive wine list with both domestic staples and international varietals, a draft beer selection from local and regional breweries, and specialty cocktails that incorporate unique twists on the classics.

The Weather Room at Cyrus Hotel - Food Plate | Topeka, KS

LUIS’ PLACE

A romantic hidden treasure for certain, Luis’ Place is the perfect spot for your next date night. This quiet and intimate eatery offers eclectic lunch, brunch and dinner menus curated by owner and chef Luis Guillén. Upscale and locally sourced, Luis’ dishes are diverse, ranging from French to Hispanic to American cuisine. Dinners are usually “reservation only,” so be sure to call ahead to secure your spot. Announcements about upcoming lunches, brunches and dinners are typically posted to Facebook. Be sure to follow Luis’ Place so you don’t miss out on their next great meal!

Luis' Place - Downtown | Topeka, KS

NORTH STAR STEAKHOUSE

With a history dating back more than 75 years, North Star Steakhouse is the perfect rustic fine dining destination! Hidden away in North Topeka, North Star is more than just a restaurant. This well-kept secret began as a supper club in the early 1940s and has since grown into the area’s premier steak spot, known for their friendly service and family-oriented atmosphere. The restaurant features large portions that are great for sharing and savory steaks that will blow your mind. Scour their prohibition cocktail menu for a delightful drink with a history of its own, or go for one of their classic wine, beer or liquor choices. We also suggest ordering the bread pudding when its available! The highly coveted dessert is homemade and topped with ice cream, and it’s a must-order — even if you’re full.

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