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PTs Coffee Roasting Co.

1635 S.W. Washburn Ave., Topeka

Flying Monkey was rebranded PTs Coffee Roasting Co. on July 19, 2012.

Flying Monkey Handcrafted Brews is a cafe specializing in serving Direct Trade Coffee and Espresso and select brews from Micro-Breweries, including The Blind Tiger. The Monkey is located in the College Hill District at 17th & Washburn next to Washburn University.



The Burger Stand

1601 S.W. Lane, Topeka

The Burger Stand opened on Sept. 8, 2011.

Robert Krause started one of Topeka's trendiest eateries — New City Cafe — and his newest creation, The Burger Stand, opened in College Hill. With gourmet burgers & fries, The Burger Stand will raises the ante on the gourmet burgers. Featuring two bars with more than a dozen craft beers on tap plus pool and ping pong tables.



Lazy Toad Restaurant, Sports Bar and Lounge

5331 SW 22nd Place, Topeka

Todd Howell's exciting new sports bar & restaurant opened in the Fairlawn Plaza Mall in April 2011. Howell, a partner in Bullfrog's Live for nine years, has created a spectacular new place that holds more than 300. Live music on the weekends.

The restaurant features home style food with favorites such as chicken and meatloaf as well as New York-style pizza.



Weller’s Grill & Bar

222 N.W. Independence, Topeka

Built as North Topeka’s only sports grill and bar, Weller’s TV sets offer 416 inches of viewing area. Owners, Jason Jennings and Richard Jennings have designed the place so there is “no bad seat in the house.”

Weller’s offers 10 beer selections on tap including micro-brews and a menu that includes steak, seafood, pasta, burgers and appetizers. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight seven days a week.



Reed's Lakeside Bar & Grill

2920 SE Croco Road, Topeka

Formerly McB's, Reed's Lakeside Bar & Grill, attracts regulars as well as people from neighboring Lake Shawnee who want relief from playing baseball, golfing, fishing or swimming. Relax in Reed's cushy chairs, enjoy the food and drink from the bar while watching sports on one of many TVs. Local boxers Derrick and Damon Reed also owns Reed's Ringside Bar just north of Topeka.



Jeremiah Bullfrogs Bar & Grille

2940 SW Wanamaker Rd, #130, Topeka

Jeremiah Bullfrogs is a great place to watch sports in Topeka. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere with lots of space for your whole group to enjoy the big game.



Henry T's Bar & Grill

1521 S.W. 21st St., Topeka

This spacious bar and grill imported from Lawrence packs in the fans for KU games, but it isn't exclusively a favorite of Jayhawk faithful. Henry T's -- located near Washburn University -- serves up rum specials every day as well as other specials that will quench your thirst. Check out their great wings and burgers served with insane amounts of French fries.



Oscar's

1424 S.W. Lane St., Topeka

Oscar's is one of the original College Hill bars. It has daily drink and food specials, serving burgers, fries, roast beef, and mashed potatoes and gravy. College students hang out here, but a number of older regulars also frequent Oscar's.



Ichabod Laundra Bar

1501 S.W. 21st, Topeka

The only place in town where you can kick back with a cold one while your clothes run through the cold cycle. The Ichabod Laundra Bar, around since 1988, is a unique place to wash clothes and drink beer. New owner Jason McDaneld hopes to improve and expand the bar in the future. Change for laundry available. The place has more than a dozen washers and driers in different sizes.



Skinny's Sports Bar & Grill

4016 S.W. Huntoon, Topeka

When Chiefs and KU fans gather to pull for their teams, they don’t have to look hard for one of 30 TVs. Skinny's is big on food, too, especially its wings (try them at "volcanic" hotness if you dare). Skinny’s generally can mix what you want from its full bar, but domestic beers are most popular. The crowd skews younger as the night goes on, and there's a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights.



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