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23 of the Best Fort Riley, Kansas Restaurants (2021 Edition)
23 of the Best Fort Riley, Kansas Restaurants23 of the Best Fort Riley, Kansas Restaurants

23 of the Best Fort Riley, Kansas Restaurants (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to Fort Riley, home of the one and only 1st Infantry Division, proudly known as the Big Red One! As you get settled into your new duty station, you will undoubtedly be wondering where you can grab a quick bite to eat, hang out with friends, or settle in for a nice home cooked meal. Don’t worry, we have you covered. So, where are the best restaurants near Fort Riley, Kansas? Read on to find out.

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(1-10) Food Court Dining on Fort Riley, Kansas
(11-13) Fast Casual Dining on Fort Riley, Kansas
(14-19) Yelp’s Top 6 Restaurants in Junction City, Kansas
(20-23) TripAdvisor’s Top 4 Restaurants in Junction City, Kansas

Suggested Read: Fort Riley: In-Depth Welcome Center

COVID-19 Notice

Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, many restaurants may be temporarily closed or operating under restricted hours. Many, if not all, of the ones listed here, are likely subject to such restrictions for the time being though new re-openings and closings occur all the time. Check individual websites provided in each section or call to find out each restaurant’s current hours and dining situation.

Fort Riley, Kansas Restaurants

Fort Riley Food Court Dining

Fort Riley Food Court Dining

Verify hours of operation for the Fort Riley PX Food Court before arrival.

Fort Riley PX Mall Food Court
Trooper Drive
Bldg. 2210
Fort Riley, KS 66442
Phone: (785) 784-3712

1. Charleys

Custer Hill Food Court
Bldg. 6914
Phone: 1 (785) 784-3712

2. Subway

Custer Hill Food Court
Bldg. 6914
Phone: 1 (785) 784-3712

3. Taco Bell

Custer Hill Food Court
Bldg. 6914
Phone: 1 (785) 784-3712

4. Manchu Wok

Forsyth Food Court
Bldg. 2210
Phone: 1 (785) 784-4200

5. J. Walken Chicken

Custer Hill
Located inside Big Red 1 Express
Bldg. 6914
Phone: 1 (785) 717-2893

6. Popeyes

Forsyth Food Court
Bldg. 2210
Phone: 1 (785) 784-4200

7. Hunt Brothers Pizza

Custer Hill
Located inside Big Red 1 Express
Bldg. 6914
Phone: 1 (785) 717-2893

8. Domino’s Pizza

Normandy Express/ Domino’s Pizza
Bldg. 7840
Phone: 1 (785) 761-2700

9. Qdoba Mexican Eats

Forsyth Food Court
Bldg. 2210
Phone: 1 (785) 784-4200

10. Burger King

Custer Hill Family Housing
Bldg. 6922
Phone: 1 (785) 784-5885

Fort Riley Fast Casual Dining

Fort Riley Fast Casual Dining

11. Belay Cafe

Normandy Drive
Bldg. 5202
Fort Riley, KS 66442
Phone: 1 (785) 239-5614

12. SpareTime Grill

Normandy Drive
Bldg. 7485
Fort Riley, KS 66442
Phone: 1 (785) 239-4366

13. Warrior Zone Cafe

Normandy Drive
Bldg. 7485
Fort Riley, KS 66442
Phone: 1 (785) 240-6616

Restaurants Near Fort Riley Kansas

Yelp’s Top 6 Junction City, KS Restaurants

Yelp’s Top 6 Junction City, KS Restaurants

American Cuisine

14. Hot Rodz BBQ

1118 N Washington St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 209-0527

Hot Rodz BBQ specializes in slow cooked meats like pulled pork, brisket, and ribs. The pork belly ends and the mac n’ cheese are not to be missed. Call the number above for hours of operation.

15. J City Restaurant & Pub

416 Goldenbelt Blvd.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 390-0341

J City Restaurant & Pub is the new kid on the block, but don’t let that deter you from enjoying their amazing dishes and craft cocktails. You will not find another menu like this in town. Enjoy delicious eats like pork belly fries, firecracker shrimp, and garlic cheese curds. Check their website for hours of operation.

Asian Cuisine

16. Four Seasons Asian Restaurant

810 Grant Ave.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 579-6633

Delight your palate at the Four Seasons Asian Restaurant! Here you will enjoy traditional Korean and Chinese cuisine. This quaint restaurant also doubles as an Asian market where you can pick up your must-have items unique to Asian cuisine. Be sure to call them directly for hours as they do not have a website.

17. Korean Garden

310 Grant Ave.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 238-8292

The Korean Garden is located on the outskirts of Junction City. Here you will find authentic Korean dishes like kalbi (BBQ short ribs), bulgogi (BBQ beef), and yaki mandu (fried dumplings). Their hours are limited so be sure to check before arrival. Don’t forget to order a side of kimchi, you won’t regret it!

18. Tokyo

308 E Chestnut St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 579-5151

Tokyo is a cornerstone in the Junction City community and has been recognized for its outstanding Sushi cuisine, excellent service, and friendly staff. Call for dine in hours and takeout requests.

Breakfast Restaurants

19. Stacy’s

114 W Flint Hills Blvd.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 238-3039

Stacy’s has been serving the community of Junction City since 1969. If you’re craving a home cooked meal this is the place for you. Enjoy all your breakfast favorites like biscuits and gravy, chicken fried steak, and homemade cinnamon rolls. Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a quick bite, or somewhere to catch up with friends; Stacy’s will quickly become your spot.

TripAdvisor’s Top 4 Junction City, KS Restaurants

TripAdvisor’s Top 4 Junction City, KS Restaurants

American Cuisine

20. Freddy’s Custard & Steakburger

802 E Chestnut St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 210-1123

Enjoying great food without a long wait doesn’t mean your meal has to be cooked before you order it. From steakburgers to sundaes, Freddy’s makes food fresh after you ask for it because that’s the kind of quality you deserve. Take a moment to catch up with friends and family; it’s almost time to eat.

21. Cracker Barrel

115 N East St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (785) 762-5567

The familiar sign of Cracker Barrel is a staple of highways all over the US. Stop in to enjoy your home-away-from-home comforting meal today.

22. Thomas’ Taste of Chicago

105 W 7th St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (773) 790-1713

Thomas’ Taste of Chicago is a fun, family-friendly restaurant to enjoy the game while indulging in giant burgers, hot dogs, gyros and fries. Call the number above to reserve a table.

Italian Cuisine

23. Bella’s Italian Restaurant

605 N Washington St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 1 (786) 762-1772

At Bella’s Italian Restaurant you will enjoy fresh homemade Italian dishes. Have an event to celebrate? With a private dining room and a romantic bar space Bella’s is great for celebrating special occasions. Use their website or call to make reservations.

Conclusion

Hungry for more? Check out Junction City’s Visitor Bureau for more dining options. As you settle into your new life in Fort Riley, you will be charmed by the sweet and diverse locals, as well as the delightful restaurants that will quickly feel like home. Duty first!

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