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22 of the Best Restaurants Near McConnell AFB (2022 Edition)
22 of the Best Restaurants Near McConnell AFB22 of the Best Restaurants Near McConnell AFB

22 of the Best Restaurants Near McConnell AFB (2022 Edition)


Kansas cuisine aims to please with iconic favorites and Midwestern dishes that showcase the best of local styles. Whatever food you’re into, restaurants near McConnell AFB serve it up fresh. Kansas’ signature flavors can be found at restaurants, fast food joints, and other eateries on and around base.

This list of restaurants near McConnell Air Force Base is just a starting point for you as you get to know your new community. Be sure to talk with your new neighbors to find even more local hot spots that serve up just the flavor you’re looking for.

Know what you’re hungry for? Click the links below to go straight to the information.

(1-3) American Restaurants at McConnell AFB
(4-5) McConnell AFB Fast Food Restaurants
(6-8) New Restaurants Near McConnell AFB
(9-13) American Restaurants Near McConnell AFB
(14-15) Italian Restaurants Near McConnell AFB
(16-17) Asian Restaurants Near McConnell AFB
(18-20) Mexican and Latin Restaurants Near McConnell AFB
(21-22) French and Mediterranean Restaurants Near McConnell AFB

Suggested Read: McConnell AFB Kansas: In-Depth Welcome Center

McConnell AFB Restaurants

Dining options on base are available in many flavors and multiple locations. Check out the base’s Force Support Squadron website for more information on base restaurants and dining options.

Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours before you go.

American Cuisine

1. Chisholm Trail Dining Facility

53476 S. Wichita St.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221
Phone: 1 (316) 759-6114

The Chisholm Trail Dining Facility is the base’s DFAC. The facility is open to active-duty, guard, and reserve personnel, retirees, and their spouses.

2. Tanker Tavern

Wichita Street
McConnell AFB, KS 67221
Phone: 1 (316) 759-6183

Located in the Dole Community Center, the Tanker Tavern serves up great food and drink specials.

3. Twisters Cafe

Wichita Street
McConnell AFB, KS 67221
Phone: 1 (316) 759-6187

Twisters Cafe is also found in the Dole Community Center, next to Tornado Alley Bowling Lanes. Enjoy breakfast specials, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, drinks, and more.

Fast Food on McConnell AFB

Fast Food

Visit the base exchange’s website for more information on the following exchange and express restaurants.

4. Charleys Philly Steaks

53328 Derby St.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221
Phone: 1 (316) 685-3400

5. Hunt Brothers Pizza

Building 314
McConnell AFB, KS 67221
Phone: 1 (316) 685-0291

Best Restaurants in Wichita, KS

Venture outside the gates to nearby Wichita for more delicious options.

New Restaurants in Wichita, KS

6. The Belmont

3555 E. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67218
Phone: 1 (316) 477-3555

Enjoy elevated dining at The Belmont restaurant and bar. Menu items include fried chicken, pork steak, rib eyes, sandwiches, salads, and more.

7. Jax Restaurant & Bar

9719 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67026
Phone: 1 (316) 295-2636

Jax Restaurant & Bar is a scratch kitchen with something for everyone: steak, burgers, chicken, fish, pasta, enchiladas, and more.

8. Napoli Italian Eatery

7718 E. 37th St. N.
Wichita, KS 67226
Phone: 1 (316) 260-5859

Napoli Italian Eatery is a locally owned, chef-driven restaurant serving up Italian favorites.

American Cuisine Near McConnell AFB

American Cuisine

9. Chester’s Chophouse and Wine Bar

1550 N. Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 1 (316) 201-1300

Chester’s Chophouse offers waterfront dining; oak-fired, USDA prime steaks; a thousand-bottle wine cellar; and more.

10. Doo-Dah Diner

206 E. Kellogg St.
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 1 (316) 265-7011

Comfort food is on the menu at Doo-Dah Diner. Enjoy breakfast, brunch, and lunch favorites like banana bread French toast, omelets, chicken fried steak, meatloaf, and more.

11. Newport Grill

1900 N. Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 1 (316) 636-9555

Located on the water in the Bradley Fair shopping center, Newport Grill is a progressive seafood and steak restaurant.

12. Old Mill Tasty Shop

604 E. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 1 (316) 264-6500

Wichita’s original soda fountain since 1932, Old Mill Tasty Shop is the place to go for an old-fashioned soft drink, homemade meals, and other diner fare.

13. Redrock Canyon Grill

1844 N. Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 1 (316) 636-1844

Savor American classics with Southwestern flair at Redrock Canyon Grill.

Italian Restaurants Wichita, KS

Italian Restaurants Wichita, KS

14. Bella Vita Bistro

120 N. West St., Suite 2
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: 1 (316) 941-4500

Traditional and inventive Italian dishes will please every palate at Bella Vita Bistro.

15. Ziggy’s Pizza East

12115 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 1 (316) 779-8181

Ziggy’s Pizza East is a locally owned neighborhood pizza and sandwich pub.

Asian Restaurants in Wichita, Kansas

16. Kobe Steak House of Japan

8760 W. 21st St.
Wichita, KS 67205
Phone: 1 (316) 558-3331

Experience teppanyaki cooking from your table. Enjoy teriyaki, hibachi, and other Japanese cuisine at the Kobe Steak House of Japan.

17. Oh Yeah! China Bistro

3101 N. Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67226
Phone: 1 (316) 425-7700

Dig into Chinese and Asian fusion dishes at Oh Yeah! China Bistro.

Mexican and Latin Restaurants in Wichita

Mexican and Latin Restaurants in Wichita

18. Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant

1413 N. Waterfront Parkway
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone: 1 (316) 634-2230

The Abuelo’s restaurants serve up Mexican favorites, Tex-Mex dishes, and hand-crafted margaritas.

19. El Mexico Cafe

2544 S. Seneca St.
Wichita, KS 67217
Phone: 1 (316) 558-8220

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at El Mexico Cafe. Try their house-made chili con queso, tacos, burritos, and more, and then wash it all down with a margarita.

20. Sabor Latin Bar & Grille

309 N. Mead
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 1 (316) 201-4880

Feast on South American-influenced dishes at Sabor Latin Bar & Grille. Try the seafood paella, shrimp tacos, beef picadillo, adobo pork, and much, much more.

French and Mediterranean Cuisine

21. Cafe Bel Ami

229 E. William St.
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 1 (316) 267-3433

Cafe Bel Ami offers fine dining with unique “French Mediterranean” cuisine.

22. Georges French Bistro

4618 E. Central Ave.
Wichita, KS 67208
Phone: 1 (316) 831-1325

Experience modern French cuisine in a classy atmosphere at Georges French Bistro.


Hungry for more? Check out the Kansas tourism website for more restaurant listings to explore. No doubt as you settle into your new community at McConnell AFB, you’ll find your own favorites.

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