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Sommerset Hall Cafe

5701 SW Douglas Rd, Dover, KS
+1 785-256-6223
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“coconut pie” (4 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
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5701 SW Douglas Rd, Dover, KS
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Love going to places like this! Came here with friends and when we stepped into the restaurant, we stepped back in time. Loved the old kitchen tables. We all ordered hamburgers and they were delicious. We did try the coconut cream and chocolate peanut butter...More

Thank Cath63erine
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Lunch buffet, Tues-Fri. $8.75. Very busy at noon hour. Could have made a meal just from the dinner rolls! Meatloaf, potatoes , gravy, veggies, and salad bar ,all excellent. The coconut pie was the BEST, but did have a roll to finish!!

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

While on a family outing to Echo Cliff Park and Trails, we discovered the Sommerset Hall Cafe in nearby Dover, Kansas. It is a small, hometown cafe with traditional diner fare. We were a large party of 12, and even though the Sommerset Cafe was...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

We ate there Friday evening 11-17-2017. It is a neat old place, kind of a throwback and that's why I wanted to go there. On Friday nights, they have a fried chicken buffet. For 10 bucks you get all you can eat chicken, taters, gravy,...More

Thank icandoitnow1
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We've been trying to eat here for awhile and we finally got in! First, the times listed for the Friday buffet is5-8 pm. The other times we attempted to eat there we arrived around 6 pm and they were sold out! We arrived tonight at...More

1  Thank b4osage
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best chicken fried steak and homemade gravy I've had since I was a child. The perfect amount of seasonings and the real mashed potatoes make this a perfect meal.

1  Thank Catarina M
Reviewed March 26, 2017

A co-worker recommended a short drive from Topeka to Dover and mentioned the breakfast was good, but the pie was the best. True words A nice change of pace, "wide spot" in the road type of town. Friendly folks and plenty to choose from for...More

Thank Ringo515
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Had read reviews on the coconut cream pie and had to try it. Friday night was a roast beef buffet served family style. Roast beef was fantastic and since chocolate cake came with the meal, we opted to take a slice of coconut pie with...More

1  Thank shockergal
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Wonderful small town Kansas cafe. We rode out from Lawrence, Kansas for lunch. It was taco day and the room was full of what appeared to be locals but we felt comfortable and welcome. Our friend ordered a hamburger and sweet potato fries and my...More

2  Thank Glenda E
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop! Great breakfast and lunch buffet. This is comfort your Grandmother would be proud to serve! That is if she is a great cook!

Thank Glen Y
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James C. C
June 17, 2017|
Response from Catarina M | Reviewed this property |
I'm only aware of Friday night and the buffet. I know people go for breakfast but I'm not sure the days and I also believe they are open Wednesday evenings. Best to call and confirm.
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Glen Y | Reviewed this property |
No menu just the special.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 SW Douglas Rd, Dover, KS
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 785-256-6223
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