The beating heart of Kansas’ farm country, Wichita has some great spots for romantic dinners and special celebrations. Boasting a diverse variety of restaurants from old-fashioned diners and charming cafés to cozy coffee shops and farm-to-table eateries, Wichita has no lack of great spots for quiet dinners or Sunday brunch feasts. From made-from-scratch biscuit sandwiches from the Dempsey’s Biscuit Co. to creative and delicious vegetarian and vegan fare from the Beautiful Day Café, here are some of the best spots to wine and dine in Wichita.


1.Two Olives

Two Olives
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Two Olives is a family-owned and operated restaurant that focuses on serving honest-to-goodness food prepared with fresh, locally sourced and high-quality ingredients and excellent local produce. Named for the two sisters of the family, Two Olives prides itself on keeping food in its whole form and balanced with plant and protein combinations that burst with taste and flavor. The menu includes a wide variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes such as Quinoa Crunch, Angie’s Chicken Shawarma Bowl, Mexi-Cali Bowl, Wild Pomegranate Salmon, and Pad Thai. A variety of non-alcoholic beverages are available such as lemonade, kombucha, iced tea, and fresh juices. Two Olives is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

2949 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67226, Phone: 316-636-1100

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2.6S Steakhouse

6S Steakhouse
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6S Steakhouse is a classic steakhouse and restaurant that offers a traditional American dining experience. The elegant restaurant features a beautifully appointed dining room known as the Chandelier Room with cozy and intimate dining booths with personal servers, along with three private dining rooms and a charming lakeside patio with glorious views. 6S Steakhouse serves a menu of classic steakhouse fare such as prime USDA hand-cut steaks, chops, baby back ribs, and pork, along with fresh seafood and catch of the day fish, freshly prepared salads and vegetable dishes using locally sourced ingredients and regional produce, and sweet desserts. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. 6S Steakhouse is open for dinner only, seven days a week.

6200 W 21st St, Wichita, KS 67205, Phone: 316-361-6667

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3.AVI Seabar and Chophouse

AVI Seabar and Chophouse
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Located in the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, AVI Seabar and Chophouse is a classy, yet casual, steak and seafood restaurant that serves a multi-cuisine menu of seasonally inspired fare and global wines. Located in Waco Avenue in the heart of Wichita, the family-friendly restaurant features a downstairs dining room with intimate booths, large communal dining tables, and a private dining room for special occasions, as well as an upstairs section with more intimate seating, and a fully stocked bar. The menus feature classic steakhouse fare such as prime USDA hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, salads and vegetable dishes using locally sourced ingredients and regional produce, and sweet desserts. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. AVI Seabar and Chophouse is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

135 N Waco Ave, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-262-3300

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4.Bella Luna Cafe West

Bella Luna Cafe West
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Located in New Market Square, Bella Luna Café West is one of a locally-owned and operated chain of cafés that have been serving food-lovers in Wichita for more than a decade. Inspired by owner-and-chef Matteo Taha's Lebanese roots, the award-winning café serve seasonal menus of locally sourced and regional cuisine and Mediterranean specialties, including homemade soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, and delicious entrees. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. Bella Luna Café West is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

2441 N Maize Rd # 2511, Wichita, KS 67205, Phone: 316-613-3320

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5.Bella Vita Bistro

Bella Vita Bistro
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Bella Vita Bistro is a cozy, inviting bistro and bar that serves inventive Italian cuisine and casual wines in a relaxed and laid-back setting. Owned and operated by Chef Adrian, the bistro presents a seasonal menu of locally sourced and regional Italian cuisine with traditional dishes of handmade pasta and from-scratch sauces, wood-fired pizzas with a variety of gourmet toppings, fresh seafood and prime beef, veal and chicken, freshly prepared salads and vegetarian options, and mouthwatering desserts. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. Bella Vita Bistro is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Friday and dinner only on Monday and Saturday nights.

120 N West St #2, Wichita, KS 67203, Phone: 316-941-4500

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6.Cafe Bel Ami

Cafe Bel Ami
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Located on East William Street in downtown Wichita, Café Bel Ami is a long-established restaurant and perennial favorite for outstanding French Mediterranean cuisine. Ideally situated within a leisurely stroll from top attractions such as the Orpheum Theater, Century II, and the Intrust Bank Arena, the restaurant features an elegant yet cozy dining room, friendly and efficient staff, and a relaxed ambiance. Current executive chef and owner, Nabil Bacha creates an inventive menu of authentic French Mediterranean fare with signature dishes of Chicken and Shrimp Au Poivre, Shrimp Ravioli, Bel Ami Trio, Seafood Mélange, and Grilled Liver and Onion. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. Café Bel Ami is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and dinner only on Saturdays.

229 E William St, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-267-3433

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7.Chester's Chophouse and Wine Bar

Chester's Chophouse and Wine Bar
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Chester's Chophouse & Wine Bar is a stylish and sophisticated American steakhouse that offers an exceptional dining experience with a contemporary take on prime steaks and fresh seafood. Located at the Waterfront in northeast Wichita, the polished restaurant features cozy dining rooms with intimate seating, inviting bars with an array of libations, and a charming outdoor patio for alfresco summer dining against a backdrop of lovely views. A 1000-bottle wine cellar is home to a wide variety of fine wines from around the world, both casual labels and rare vintages, which can be enjoyed by the glass and bottle. Chester's Chophouse & Wine Bar is open for dinner only, seven nights a week.

1550 N Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-201-1300

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8.Dockum Apothecary

Dockum Apothecary
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The Dockum Apothecary is a new speakeasy in Wichita that takes guests back to the old days of prohibition. Tucked away in the basement of the Ambassador Hotel on Broadway Street, Dockum Apothecary focuses on craft cocktails and a classic, dimly-lit, laid-back ambiance that is hard to beat. The bar serves handcrafted specialty cocktails made with fresh ingredients and premium liquors with signature cocktails like the El Kabaong, the Peruvian Princess, and the Old Smokin’ Cody. Small sharing plates of cured charcuterie, roasted nuts, olives and lebna with pita can be ordered to snack on with the cocktails. The Dockum Apothecary is open Monday through Saturday nights.

104 S Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-719-7119

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9.Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is an American chain restaurant that serves classic steakhouse fare such as prime steaks, fresh seafood, hearty sides and hand-curated cocktails in an elegant lodge-like setting. Located in the southwest corner of the Waterfront Shopping Center, the family-friendly restaurant is renowned for its scratch kitchen, which prepares signature menu items like hand-cut, dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, crisp salads and vegetarian options with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients and regional produce. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. Diners can relax in the well-appointed dining room or on the outdoor patio for drink specials and bar snacks. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

10096 E 13th St N, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-616-0969

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10.Fireside Grille

Fireside Grille
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Based in the Wichita Marriott hotel, the Fireside Grille is a classic American steakhouse with an elegant ambiance that offers an exceptional dining experience. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, seven days a week, the contemporary restaurant serves seasonally-inspired menus of locally sourced cuisine such as 21-day aged Creekstone Farms steaks, succulent chops, and fresh seafood. A wide range of libations from the full-service bar is available to accompany the cuisine, including premium wines from around the world, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and bourbon-focused signature drinks. Conveniently located off Kellogg and Webb Road, the restaurant offers complimentary parking and is open for dinner Monday through Saturday.

9100 Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita, KS 67207, Phone: 316-651-0333

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11.Georges French Bistro

Georges French Bistro
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Georges French Bistro is a charming dining destination that serves classic French cuisine in an intimate and romantic environment. Owned by longtime Wichita chef George Youssef, the casual, cozy bistro focuses on simple, French bistro-style dishes such as escargot, mussels, scallops, steak frites, crepes, and homemade desserts, along with an array of local and French wines. Georges offers seasonally-inspired menus for lunch and dinner and features a white-clothed, softly candlelit dining room for an exceptionally romantic experience. There is also a charming patio for alfresco dining and a full-service bar that presents top-shelf spirits, craft beers, and microbrews on tap, casual wines, and signature cocktails. Georges French Bistro is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

4618 E Central Ave #50, Wichita, KS 67208, Phone: 316-831-1325

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12.Greystone Steak & Seafood

Greystone Steak & Seafood
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Located in the Cambridge Market, Greystone Steak & Seafood is a contemporary American restaurant featuring prime steaks, fresh locally sourced seafood and global wines in classy, white-tablecloth environment. The quintessential east-side steak and seafood destination focuses on serving the highest quality, locally-sourced ingredients such as wet-aged/mid-west/corn-fed beef hand-cut by the head chef, fresh, sustainable seafood, organic salads and vegetables, and delectable desserts. There are four different dining spaces ranging from the main dining room to private dining and party rooms, and an outside patio with comfortable seating. A wide range of libations from the full-service bar is available to accompany the cuisine, including premium wines from around the world, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and classic cocktails. Greystone Steak & Seafood is open for dinner, seven nights a week, and Sunday brunch.

9719 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-295-2636

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13.Hangar One Steakhouse

Hangar One Steakhouse
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Hangar One Steakhouse is an aviation-themed restaurant that serves classic steakhouse fare against a backdrop of airport views. The family-friendly restaurant features a comfortable dining room and an outdoor patio where diners can watch the comings and goings of the airport. The menus feature classic steakhouse fare such as prime USDA hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, salads and vegetable dishes using locally sourced ingredients and regional produce, and sweet desserts. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. Hangar One Steakhouse is open for dinner daily, and lunch and dinner Friday through Sunday.

5925 W Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67209, Phone: 316-941-4900

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14.Larkspur Bistro & Bar

Larkspur Bistro & Bar
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Located in the Old Town district of Wichita, Larkspur Bistro and Bar is a cozy bistro with a charming garden patio that serves classic bistro fare in a relaxed, laid-back ambiance. Larkspur serves a seasonally-inspired menu of creative dishes that blend Mediterranean, French, Italian and American flavors, with artfully presented appetizers, delectable entrées, and decadent desserts. The cuisine is accompanied by global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktail and live piano music creates an intimate and romantic atmosphere. Larkspur Bistro and Bar is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday and dinner only on Sunday.

904 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-262-5275

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15.Lola's Bistro

Lola's Bistro
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Located Soho Plaza within the Collective at East 21st and K-96, Lola’s Bistro offers a casual fine dining experience serving New American food with French, Italian, and Asian influences. Owned by Michael Abay, Lola’s is a perfect date-night destination with sleek, modern décor, dim lighting and a menu featuring innovative dishes like lobster risotto, stuffed chicken breast, banana leaf halibut, and vegetable terrine. Other delights on the menu include roasted ducks, several steaks, fresh salads, and the popular appetizers of authentic Filipino lumpia and steamed pork buns. Housemade desserts should not be missed, and a curated wine selection is available to pair with every dish. Lola’s Bistro is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday and lunch on Sundays.

2146 N Collective Ln Ste102, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-613-2223

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16.Newport Grill

Newport Grill
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Located in the stylish Bradley Fair shopping center, the Newport Grill is an aquatic-themed, seafood-focused restaurant with an airy dining room and a beautiful outdoor deck with lovely views over a small lake. Established by the co-founder of PB&J Restaurants Inc., Paul Khoury, and helmed by Executive Chef Kevin Derks, the Newport Grill is an ocean-side oasis in the heart of Wichita with an inviting dining room and picturesque patio. The restaurant specializes in fresh seafood, prime steak, pork, and chicken, and prepares every dish from scratch with locally sourced ingredients and regional produce. The food is accompanied by a wide range of libations from the full-service bar, including global wines, craft beers and microbrews on tap, top-shelf spirits, and signature cocktails. The Newport Grill is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

1900 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-636-9555

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17.Redrock Canyon Grill

Redrock Canyon Grill
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Based in the upmarket Bradley Fair shopping center on Rock Road, the Redrock Canyon Grill is an elegant steakhouse which serves an inventive combination of Southwest and New American cuisine in a casual, laid-back atmosphere. Established in 1999, the restaurant prepares seasonal menus of creative cuisine using fresh locally sourced cuisine, such as prime cut steaks, succulent chops, hearty burgers, fresh seafood and fish, salads, sides, and decadent desserts. The cuisine is accompanied by an extensive selection of wines from around the world, craft beers and microbrews, top-shelf spirits and classic cocktails. The Redrock Canyon Grill is open for dinner Monday through Sunday and lunch on the weekends.

1844 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67206, Phone: 316-636-1844

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18.Sabor Latin Bar & Grille

Sabor Latin Bar & Grille
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Located in the heart of Oldtown Square, Sabor Latin Bar & Grille is a contemporary eatery that specializes in Latin and South American cuisine. Exuding a classic Latin feel, the restaurant features an inviting dining room and lounge for pre-and post-dinner drinks and serves an extensive menu featuring prime cuts of meat and fresh seafood, including a variety of satisfying gourmet seafood, beef, chicken, and pork dishes. The cuisine is accompanied by an extensive selection of wines from around the world, craft beers and microbrews, top-shelf spirits and classic cocktails, and there is music on Friday nights. Sabor Latin Bar & Grille is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday and lunch on Sundays.

309 North Mead Street, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-201-4880

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19.Scotch & Sirloin

Scotch & Sirloin
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Established in 1968, the Scotch & Sirloin is a long-standing landmark steakhouse that is renowned for serving the finest cuts of beef and lamb, fresh seafood and a wide range of casual and rare wines in a warm and welcoming setting. Located on East Kellogg Drive, the popular steakhouse has elegant designer interiors with arching ceilings, organic curves, intimate seating and a temperature-controlled 1,100-bottle wine cellar with a 400-bottle glass wall separating the dining room from the bar. Walls are adorned with photographic artistry from Paul Bowen, and the full-service bar is lined with an array of top-shelf and imported spirits. Scotch & Sirloin is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and dinner only on the weekends.

5325 E Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67218, Phone: 316-685-8701

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20.Siena Tuscan Steakhouse

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse
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Located inside the beautiful Ambassador Wichita Hotel, Siena Tuscan Steakhouse is an upscale Italian-inspired steakhouse that is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Helmed by Executive Chef Josh Rathbun, the stylish restaurant in downtown Wichita has a refined menu of Italian fare and is a favorite spot for weekend brunch, where patrons take their time in Italian style over hearty plates of Tuscan Egg Benedict, Stuffed Brioche French Toast, Pork Belly Hash, Duck in the Hole, and Sliced Cured Salmon. The restaurant's full-service bar boasts a selection of fine wines from around the world, signature spirits, and handcrafted cocktails, along with Italian roasted coffee and specialty coffee drinks.

4116, 104 S Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, Phone: 316-440-5300

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21.Tokyo Japanese Cuisine

Tokyo Japanese Cuisine
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Tokyo Japanese Cuisine is a stylish and sleek restaurant that serves authentic Japanese fare in a modern dining space. Located on West Street, the restaurant serves a menu of fresh, made-from-scratch Japanese cuisine such as sushi, sashimi, teriyaki, and tempura, along with lunch specials and unique Japanese-style dinners. Tokyo Japanese Cuisine also offers special children’s, catering, and takeout menus. Tokyo Japanese Cuisine is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

446 N West St, Wichita, KS 67203, Phone: 316-636-7777

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22.Twelve Restaurant & Bar

Twelve Restaurant & Bar
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Twelve Restaurant & Bar is a classic neighborhood restaurant serving upscale American cuisine in a casual, relaxed setting. Owned by longtime restauranteur, Bryce Kuhn, Twelve Restaurant & Bar serves a variety of fresh seafood and prime meat dishes, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, and small plates, along with an extensive selection of libations from the full-service bar. The menu features several of Bryce's favorite dishes, including sweet corn risotto, hand-cut steak, and prime ribs, freshly caught seafood, spinach-artichoke dip, and smoked salmon. Twelve Restaurant & Bar is open for lunch, brunch, and dinner, seven days a week.

12111 W Maple St #121, Wichita, KS 67235, Phone: 316-440-2812

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23.YaYa's Euro Bistro

YaYa's Euro Bistro
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YaYa's Euro Bistro is a Mediterranean-inspired bistro that serves creative Mediterranean fare and hand-tossed, oak-fired pizza in a sophisticated setting. Boasting comfortable indoor and outdoor patio seating, the charming café echoes those found in quaint seaside villages with cool, limestone walls with hand-carved sconces, mosaic-tiled floors and a relaxed, laid-back ambiance where dining is an experience. Using only the freshest locally sourced ingredients and produce from local farms, YaYa's Euro Bistro serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch throughout the week.

8310 E Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: 303-741-1110

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