The Best Diners in Kansas


A local diner is more than just a place to get a quick lunch during the busy week. It is a place where communities come together to have dinner and reconnect with one another. These special local establishments are proud to serve their local customers and serve up some of the best comfort food that you can find in the Midwest.

Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.

Gella’s Diner is an excellent place for the entire family to enjoy lunch or dinner. They have custom brews on tap including their Southern German Weissbier, and an Express Lunch Menu that’s available Monday through Friday. Kid’s Eat Free every Tuesday and the Seasonal Menu features local favorites that you can’t find anywhere else. Try out the Traditional Beef Chili, Burgers, Tuna Melt, or the Beef Stroganoff the next time you stop by.

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All American Diner

The All American Diner located in Kansas City is well known in the community for their Sunday Brunch. They serve up classic dinner entrees such as country fried steak and barbecue pork, all with that traditional homemade flavor. Stop by for dinner or carry out your favorite meal such as their Chicken Alfredo with side salad and garlic toast, taco salad, spaghetti and meatballs, or jumbo chicken wings.

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Home of the Steakburger since 1940, Winstead’s has several locations throughout Kansas and Montana to serve you. This restaurant serves traditional diner favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy a Sausage and Egg sandwich, Tuna Salad, or a cool Soft Serve Cone. This is a great place for the entire family to enjoy dinner together and they create some of the most legendary burgers in the area.

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Ty’s Diner

Ty’s Diner has excellent food and great service. This location offers some of the best burgers in town along with all your classic diner menu favorites. The family friendly establishment has been a Wichita tradition since the 1950s and remains a staple business in the area. Local menu favorites include the fried mushrooms and homemade fries. Be sure to check out this hidden gem the next time you are in the area.

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Downtown Diner

This new diner located in Olathe has some of the best homemade food in town. Enjoy a delicious burger and fries, hot dog or try something from the breakfast menu. The staff are extremely friendly, and you never have to wait long for your food. Breakfast is available all-day long. Local menu favorites include the gourmet burgers, fish sandwich with fries, Tomahawk Steaks, and Beef Stroganoff over Pasta.

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Penny’s Diner

Located at the Oak Tree Inn, Penny’s Diner has a classic 1950’s theme that will take you back to a simpler time. Enjoy traditional diner menu favorites such as burgers, fries, meatloaf, old-fashioned sundaes, shakes, malts and more, all homemade and ready to order. This all-night diner caters to the guests who stay at the Inn, and there are 28 Penny’s Diners currently located all throughout the U.S.

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