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8 E State Road 99, Olpe, KS 66865
+1 620-475-3386
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Emporia, Kansas
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Chicken House for over 40 years. But, the last three times we've eaten here, we've been disappointed. The infamous fried chicken was overcooked once, the appetizers have dwindled in size and have been overcooked, and service has slowed considerably. It should not take 40 minutes to get the salad course. After today's visit, we... More 

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1 Thank J H
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I met some friends that came down from Wichita to eat at Olpe Chicken House. We had never eaten here before and wanted to try them. This restaurant is in a small town of maybe 400 folks. So when you go in it's nothing fancy, you seat yourself, waitresses are not in any hurry lol. But it's... More 

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North Liberty, Iowa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had driven by this place on a trip from Tulsa to Emporia a year ago. I'm in Emporia to visit again so we thought we'd give it a try. I got the 2 piece with fries and my friend got the chicken tenders. The meals are supposed to include coffee or tea but if you order a soft drink... More 

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1 Thank Barbara M
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great family run restaurant. It is in the small town of Olpe, so don't expect a modern city experience. Do however expect some awesome fried chicken and great sides. Do not come here for the salad as it is a side compared to the huge juicy cooked to order chicken, great string fries, and awesome sides. As... More 

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Thank Kelly A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I stopped in late Saturday afternoon. We each ordered a simple 2 piece chicken dinner with salad. Service was slow. The ice water tasted horrible! It was like garden hose water in the hot sun. Food was nothing special, chicken was decent, but nothing to "crow" about. Green Beans were artificial colored and I hesitated in eating... More 

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1 Thank Rick D
Osage City, Kansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this place as we have heard a lot of people say it's the best chicken around. The ambiance was nothing to brag about. The service was slow. And the prices were incredibly high for the amount of food you got! The chicken was good. But for the price I paid, I could have gotten a 16 piece... More 

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TOMAHAWK
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

If you like fried chicken this is a must stop. This is an older no frills restaurant in a very small town, that feature fried chicken. No fast food here, you wait a full 20 minutes to get your order and it is worth it. The chicken dinner is offered as two or four piece, white, dark, or mixed along... More 

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Lansing, KS
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

These are the two specialties of the restaurant. The chicken fried steak was freshly prepared on site. Not the best I've ever had, but very good and a nice surprise in a small town in Kansas. French fries and gravy were excellent. Surprising that they had baked potatoes on a week day, but not mashed potatoes. You'll not regret a... More 

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Thank Rick D
Excelsior, Minnesota
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148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

They catered a recent funeral I attended and everything was delicious. In addition to their world famous ;-) fried chicken , the ham and scalloped potatoes were super yummy. The staff was very efficient and courteous.

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Thank Lu P
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Visiting Emporia and several people told me to go to the Chicken House Cafe and I was not disappointed! Wonderful fried chicken like my grandma used to make for summer picnics. I only wish they had not run out of pie! Worth the drive!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 E State Road 99, Olpe, KS 66865
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olpe
  • Phone Number: +1 620-475-3386

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?