Fun Dining

Dining doesn't have to mean just sitting down and having a casual conversation, it can also be filled with activities, fun food, and unique experiences. Topeka's fun dining restaurants offer exclusive and one-of-a-kind entertainment. From a serve-yourself beer wall to bowling and arcades, these Topeka eateries are hopping with a good time and memorable moments. Order some creative dishes and desserts to top off the day at one of these locations!

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The Pennant is your classic burger joint with a twist. Killer burgers, scrumptious salads, mouth-watering milkshakes and more. All of this with a focus on using local ingredients and supporting our local Topeka community. The Pennant is also the place for a great time. Grab your quarters and head upstairs to over 50 vintage arcade games. Take an electronic trip down memory lane with PacMan, Galaga, Pole Position and the crowd favorite, Skee-Ball. Maybe bowling is your jam, so head downstairs and jump on one of the four bowling alleys.

The Pennant - Bowling | Downtown Topeka, KS


The Brew Bank is a new take on the community pub. Offering quality craft brew on digital self-serve taps, along with delicious shareable food items, the Brew Bank is a must-see destination in Downtown Topeka. The Brew Bank offers cutting edge, state-of-the-art technology with self-serve taps, quality regional brews, high-end cocktails, delicious artisan bites, and community all-in one place.

Brew Bank Beer Wall | Downtown Topeka, KS


A fave for the college student crowd as well as the whole family, the Burger Stand is serving up a unique and delectable menu as well as fun-filled environment. Often copied but never duplicated, this hip burger joint serves one-of-a-kind gourmet burgers made with only the freshest ingredients. Don’t forget to pair your burger with their famous truffle fries or beer battered onion rings. Enjoy the nice day on the outdoor patio seating and order your refreshing drink from the fully stocked bar.


Not only does The Wheel Barrel make the best gourmet grilled cheese in town, it also offers a quaint, yet modern dining experience with a simple yet innovative menu and a cozy atmosphere. Come for the signature sammies, like the Monte Cristo or the How Now Bleu Cow, stay for the great bar service and the gorgeous patio seating and laid-back, arty scenery that abounds in the North Topeka (NOTO) Arts & Entertainment District. On nice days, their back patio also has been known to host live musical acts for patrons to enjoy. 

The Wheel Barrel - Gourmet Grilled Cheese & Craft Beer | Topeka, KS


Kiku’s has been serving up great Japanese food for over 20 years in Topeka. The lively chefs put on quite a show cooking up your meal right in front of you on the hibachi. Perfect for large or small parties, you’re guaranteed to walk away with a full stomach and satisfied palate. Their menu includes steak, seafood, chicken and sushi as well as an array of Japanese inspired cocktails. 

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