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Renaissance Cafe

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201 N Center St, Assaria, KS 67416-5025 (2nd St.)
+1 785-667-5535
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Lindsborg, Kansas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a regular at the "old" Renaissance when Chef Brian was there. It was the best restaurant around. Now it is just awful. The food seems like a much lesser quality, the preparation is lackluster and below average and the food was edible at best. The service used to be wonderful and now it too is average. I will... More 

Thank Chris L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service is TERRIBLE! My husband and I drove from out of town to eat here. We ended up walking out after 30 minutes, because our waitress couldn't even stop for 5 minutes to take our order. She was to busy helping the other 4 tables and screwing around behind the counter. The restaurant wasn't even busy and they had... More 

Thank Shelby W
Buhler, Kansas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience last night at this remarkable establishment! We didn't know it was a special Valentine's event when we reserved our table, and were so excited to hear a jazz combo playing when we entered the door! The Cafe had a special Valentine menu planned, but we ordered off the menu instead. We were guided through the... More 

Thank Marcia H
Brownwood, Texas
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wow. Who would have thought a small town (and I do mean small) would have such an outstanding restaurant? The menu is top line and changes often. They have hired a new chef in the last year and I was told the food is just a good as it was before. The restaurant is in an old school. The decor... More 

Thank texascactusgirl
Clay Center, KS
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We often eat at cafes in small towns. We stopped early evening on a Saturday in Assaria to try their cafe. We were amazed to be asked if we had reservations, no we didn't but were given a table after the waitress agreed. We enjoyed a remarkable meal in a pleasant and unique atmosphere. We chose the rib-eye and the... More 

Thank enteJ
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I had read about this restaurant, and it didn't disappoint. The seating area is a wonderfully renovated elevated area surrounding an old gymnasium. The feel of the place is absolutely unique, and you owe yourself a trip for that right there. The food was excellent, as I had expected. The little Earl Gray Lemon Sorbet served between the salads and... More 

Thank prairiecode
Salina, Kansas
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We come here for special events but, with these low prices, you could come here every week. The pan seared tuna is amazing and at 27$ very inexpensive. The pasta dishes are all excellent, too. Sales are all fresh and they raise many of their own spices on site. Service is fine, too....this is not a fast food joint after... More 

Thank B1Brian
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Made reservations for a Saturday night and arrived at the designated time, we were seated right away. That was probably the best part of the experience. The service was slow, I wouldn't say they were overly busy. I had one of the pasta selections which I thought was good but certainly not overwhelmingly so which it should have been at... More 

Thank cancuncrazyI
Hesston, Kansas
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Renaissance Café, Assaria, KS Kansas can surprise you! In the tiny town of Assaria, Kansas, on Old 81/I-135 between Lindsborg and Salina, one can find the Renaissance Café. The café is attached to one side of a school gymnasium, the school likely a victim of school unification. One approaches the door of the café the first time with pessimism only... More 

Thank James M
McPherson, Kansas
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had not eaten there for a while but it has always been good. You can sign up for for their monthly newsletter that tells about their specials. The regular menu has lots of choices, too. Only open on the weekends so be sure to make reservations. Celebrated our anniversary there recently and our meals were excellent. Our waitress was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Center St, Assaria, KS 67416-5025
    (2nd St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Assaria
  • Phone Number: +1 785-667-5535

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