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Artichoke Sandwich Bar

) #63 of 862 Restaurants in Wichita €€ - €€€ American, , Healthy
811 N Broadway Ave, Wichita, KS 67214-3509
+1 316-263-9164
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Pub, Healthy
€€ - €€€
811 N Broadway Ave, Wichita, KS 67214-3509
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to go to. Sandwiches are so fresh and delicious. Guacamole was excellent. Nice people and atmosphere.

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place has been here for a long time and for good reason! The sandwiches are great and the beer is cold! Service is great. Had a green beer on St Pattys day which was fun. Don't forget to touch the Blarney Stone for good...More

Thank Bthummel
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Variety of great sandwiches and salads with a variety of sides, baked beans, potato salad, or chips. Fun decor.

Thank Veda Kay B
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place. It never changes. I used to eat here often and meet friends after work for a beer. I moved out of town for 20 years and just moved back. Went to lunch there last week and it was just as good as...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I was meeting an old friend there for lunch recently and enjoyed an order of half a sandwich along with a side for lunch. I ordered the famous #8 with a side of Broccoli salad. It was very good! I knew the #8 would be,...More

Thank AAK1111
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We saw Artichoke Sandwich Bar as we left the hospital which is close by. We were hungry and thought it looked interesting. We loved the Pub-like atmosphere. Good service and sandwiches were great. Generous portions. The Broccoli Salad side dish was really good. I think...More

Thank LuAnn W
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Certainly not high end, but consistently good. We love to stop in for beer, sandwiches and listen to live music. Always a good time.

Thank Katwich10
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The best sandwich for the money. And believe me they to not skip on the meats and cheeses ect. Always fresh and ready when promised.

Thank schepil
Reviewed 1 July 2016

You will find excellent sandwiches and salads here. They have some unique combinations and a wonderful chef salad. It's an older establishment probably not suited for large parties but they have an assortment of booths and tables. On certain nights they feature live musicians.

Thank Ramona8
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Had the vegetarian sandwich and potato salad. Both were delicious. Good service, price, and loved the atmosphere. Would definitely eat there again/ reccommend to others.

Thank Jberni504
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 N Broadway Ave, Wichita, KS 67214-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-263-9164
The Artichoke is located on the corner of Murdock and Broadway. We serve the best sandwiches in wichita! We also cater. We have several beers on tap and live music on weekends. We also host singer songwriter circle and a open mic once a month. The Artichoke was est. March 15th 1984, by three friends. Bobby Scofield , Steve Wilson, and Patrick Audley. I am Pat and I am the only original owner left... How did the Artichoke get its name??? Bobby had just returned from a ski trip in Colorada and had eaten at a restaurant on the slope called the Artichoke. He thought it was a catchy name and that is how the Artichoke came to be called the Artichoke Sandwich Bar. One big part of the Artichokes' success is due to its location, 811 N. Broadway. The current building use to be a residenticial, then an addition was added on the front and it held several bussiness, such as Burr Cafe, Gambles Restaurant, Jayhawk Lounge, The Elbow Room, whom we purchased it from 30 years ago. We estimate this buildling is well over 100 years old. I contriubute some of our success to my ability to pick good business associates, who managed the establishment during the day. Which allowed me to continue to do what I do best and that is to spend 32 years in the Wichita Public School classrooms.I have had the following managers. The late Jennifer Parish, Nancy Parish, and Juanita Albert. My personal favorite and The Artichokes current manager my lovely wife Ms. Molly. I want to thank all of our loyal customers for all their support during these last 30 years and look forward to the next 30 years ;)
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