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The Dugout

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1545 SW Fairlawn Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-2411
+1 785-273-8430
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Topeka, Kansas
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I heard from friends that this place has the best cheeseburger in town. I admit it was good. Large, tasty, but a tad overcooked. Average bun. Service was outstanding. It's a bar, so not too fancy. Good onion rings. I still prefer the burgers at Speck's or the Oakland burger at the Pizza Parlour.

Thank T A
Maize, Kansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

love this place. It has a nice hometown feel. Staff are excellent, great service. Will be back again.

Thank 113dinab
Topeka, Kansas, United States
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Not a place to take your family... The food is marginally good and the place is dark and dirty. Pool tables and darts available for adults, but I wouldn't go there on a family outing...

Thank James T
Topeka, Kansas
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2012

My husband and I are new to Topeka and spent a wonderful evening this past Friday night at the Dugout..We met alot of fabulous people..Listened to Karaoke and had some outstanding appetizers..We HIGHLY recommend the Dugout and will definitely be going back regularly..

Thank Susan G
Topeka, Kansas, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Stay Away From The Dugout!!!! Last Sunday, my wife and I went out to the Dugout, and I have to say, it was the worst experience we have ever had at this establishment. Their bartender, Amy, was giving poor service to almost every person in there. She blatantly ignored paying customers, and it eventually got to the point where everyone... More 

Thank William S
Topeka, KS
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2011

This little hidden gem is not much from the outside... Not much on the inside either. But, if you want the juiciest, best tasting burger at a crazy low price (get the burger and fry basket) you gotta check this place out. And get a healthy portion of golden crinkle fries!

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1545 SW Fairlawn Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-273-8430

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