Highest-rated cheap eats in Topeka, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Topeka, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Topeka that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#24. China Pavillion

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 5348 SW 17th St, Topeka, KS 66604-2459
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#23. Jeremiah Bullfrogs

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2940 SW Wanamaker Rd Ste 130, Topeka, KS 66614-4298
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#22. Spangles

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 635 NW US Highway 24, Topeka, KS 66608-1985
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#21. Tammy's Billard Airport Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 3600 NE Sardou Ave, Topeka, KS 66616-1678
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#20. Pie Five Pizza Co.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (54 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Fast Food
- Address: 1129 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3808
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#19. Tortilla Jack's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 1618 SW Washburn Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-2879
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#18. Qdoba Mexican Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 1025 SW Wanamaker Rd Ste A, Topeka, KS 66604-4162
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#17. Taco Villa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food
- Address: 5300 SW 21st St Ste A, Topeka, KS 66604-3600
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#16. Spangles

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1130 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3809
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#15. Tacos El Mexicano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 2002 SE California Ave, Topeka, KS 66607-1444
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#14. Sheridan's Frozen Custard

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 5937 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614-2525
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#13. Steak 'n Shake

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 1415 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka, KS 66604
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#12. Terry's Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 522 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603-3150
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#11. The Shack Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2842 SE 29th St, Topeka, KS 66605-2263
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#10. Cook's American Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1936 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66604-3388
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#9. Saigon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 3200 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614-2009
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#8. Topeka Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 1630 SW Arvonia Pl, Topeka, KS 66615-1126
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#7. Herman's Meat & Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Address: 4211 SW Huntoon St, Topeka, KS 66604-2494
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#6. Freddy's Frozen Custard

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1050 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3807
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#5. G's Frozen Custard & Yogurt

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 1301 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606-1503
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#4. Banjo's Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 5824 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66619-1406
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#3. Bradleys Corner Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (136 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 844 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-1211
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#2. Bobo's Drive-In

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (220 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 2300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-3927
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#1. Pad Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (172 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1730 NW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66608-1823
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