By Will Borger


World-famous barbecue, home style dishes, and farm-to-table food are staples in Kansas’s vibrant cuisine scene, and Leavenworth is a hub of international taste sensations. There are many well-known chains, mom-and-pop shops, and ethnic eateries to choose from. So, as you orient yourself to your new community, you may wonder: where are the best restaurants to check out on Fort Leavenworth and the surrounding areas? We’ve got you covered! Know what you're hungry for? Click the links below to go straight to the information. (1-3) Ft. Leavenworth PX Food Court Restaurants (4-8) Fast Food on Ft. Leavenworth (9-12) Family & MWR Restaurants on Ft. Leavenworth (13-15) Yelp’s Top 3 Restaurants Near Ft. Leavenworth (16-18) TripAdvisor’s Top 3 Restaurants Near Ft. Leavenworth

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Fort Leavenworth Restaurants

Dining options on post are available in many flavors and multiple locations. Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours before you go.

Fort Leavenworth PX Fast Food Restaurants

Fort Leavenworth PX

330 Kansas Ave. Ft Leavenworth, KS 66027


1 (913) 651-7271

Fort Leavenworth PX Food Court

1. Starbucks


1 (913) 758-1604
2. Charleys


1 (913) 651-6573
3. Alazz


1 (913) 675-7122

Fort Leavenworth PX - Bldg. 127

4. Charleys


1 (913) 651-6573
5. Subway


1 (913) 651-6573
6. Einstein Bros. Bagels


1 (913) 651-6573

Fort Leavenworth PX - Bldg. 696

7. Burger King


1 (913) 651-9511
Fort Leavenworth PX - Eisenhower Building

8. Subway


1 (913) 680-1200

Family & MWR Restaurants

Please check Fort Leavenworth’s Family & MWR webpage for COVID-19 updates and to view the restaurants’ current take-out only menus.

9. Java Cafe

550 Pope Ave. Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027


1 (913) 684-6011 Java Cafe combines Starbucks coffee with an appealing menu of fresh pastries, bagels, breakfast and deli sandwiches, salads, and sweets for all your coffee and breakfast needs.

10. Fairway Grille

306 Cody Road Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027


1 (913) 651-7893 Recognized as one of the best places to eat on post, Fairway Grille is best known for its burgers, but also offers salads, wraps and sandwiches.

11. The 12th Brick Grille

310 McPherson Ave. Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027


1 (913) 684-2293 The 12th Brick Grille’s menu includes sandwiches, grilled paninis, wraps, soups, salads and after-hours beverages — all with names inspired by the theme of the Grille’s historic location.

12. Solarium Lunch Buffet

350 Biddle Blvd. Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027


1 (913) 684-3825 The Solarium Lunch Buffet offers quite a bit of variety, including a wide selection of freshly prepared meats, fish, side dishes and scrumptious desserts. Restaurants in Leavenworth, KS

Restaurants in Leavenworth, KS

Fort Leavenworth is only 20 miles from Kansas City, so diners have plenty of options when choosing where to eat. There are more than 200 restaurants in the area, according to Visit Kansas City. Farm-to-table, upscale, and casual dining are easily accessible. So, what restaurants are in Fort Leavenworth, KS? And with so many great choices, which restaurants are truly the best? That depends on who you ask so we provided some local favorites rated by TripAdvisor and Yelp to get you started.

TripAdvisor’s Top 3 Leavenworth Restaurants

13. The Depot

781 Shawnee St. Leavenworth, KS 66048


1 (913) 297-0361 The Depot serves up a small menu based on American cuisine, but what they serve is excellent. The Depot is also known for its beautiful location and excellent service. Be sure to get there early if you come for breakfast or lunch, as this place fills up quickly.

14. Pullman Place

230 Cherokee St. Leavenworth, KS 66048


1 (913) 682-0200 Pullman Place is known for its home-style cooking and the railroad memorabilia that gives this local favorite its unique atmosphere.

15. Metropolitan Steakhouse

1501 Metropolitan Ave. Leavenworth, KS 66048


1 (913) 651-6624 Metropolitan Steakhouse is home to some excellent steaks, but this place nails Midwestern-style comfort food, too, and doesn’t skimp on the portions. Yelp’s Top 3 Leavenworth Restaurants

Yelp’s Top 3 Leavenworth Restaurants

16. The Suburban

402 S. 20th St. Leavenworth, KS 66048


: 1 (913) 364-5003 The Suburban has a wide selection and is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Diners recommend the burgers and The Horse Soldier, the restaurant’s signature cocktail. There’s also an outdoor seating area.

17. Bailey’s Irish Pub

312 N 2nd St. Leavenworth, KS 66048


1 (913) 250-5846 Bailey’s Irish Pub sports well-made traditional Irish pub and an excellent drink selection to wash it all down with. Reviewers also praise the atmosphere and service.

18. Ten Penny Restaurant and Bar

529 Cherokee St. Leavenworth, KS 66048 Phone: 1 (913) 651-1010 Ten Penny Restaurant and Bar combines burgers, American comfort food, daily specials, and a full bar to offer a little of everything for everyone. Make sure to check out their famous homemade potato chips.


Hungry for more? Check out Visit Kansas City for dozens of food and beverage listings to explore. No doubt as you settle into your new community at Fort Leavenworth, you will find your own particular favorites.




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