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Meridy's Restaurant & Lounge

1220 S Fossil St, Russell, KS 67665-3607
+1 785-483-4300
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (21 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
1220 S Fossil St, Russell, KS 67665-3607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, I’m from a city, so this shapes my review. I visited here after hearing how great this restaurant was. It's possible it's the best restaurant in Russell, but it's not a good restaurant. The famous chicken is incredibly greasy and the chicken fried steak...More

Thank Eucalyptus_101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had supper here on a stop for night , was an excellent home town restaurant . Has great food, buffet was marvelous. Pleasant , friendly staff. Would recommend not missing this hidden gem. Will definitely stop there again when travelling. Great for couples or families...More

Thank Lois C
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Wish we had this type of hometown restaurant back in our city. It was easy to see why #1 in Russell. It has shared kids and seniors menu, great service, and food quality above board cooked they way real food should be (not greasy). Salad...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A brief stop in Russell and a recommendation from an antique store owner resulted in our recent lunch stop at Meridy’s. It was 12:00 noon and the parking lot was full. So obviously, it was a place to try. Inside, the restaurant is spacious, and...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is the place that people drive by and judging by the high volume of cars outside know this is the place to go. Don't let the appearance of that fool you into assuming you won't be taken care of and fed in a timely...More

Thank A.R. S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a very large party and these folks did a great job of taking care of us. We all did buffet though they do also have a regular menu. The food was hot and fresh with a large variety. I didn’t hear a single...More

Thank Alissa W
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great steaks. If heaven served steak it would be from this place. I ordered the breakfast steak and it was 18 ounces and two inches thick. Don't order the large unless you are super hungry. Will definitely return. I hear their chicken is good too....More

Thank DaSink2014
Reviewed 7 December 2017

They are famous for their steaks which we love, but decided on the buffet! Their fried chicken and all the fixings are fantastic! Even though they were unexpectedly slammed, the staff was able to keep up! I heard them calling in extra staff to help!...More

Thank b4osage
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Stopped here for breakfast on road trip to Denver. Great breakfast, service was great, but the people using the restaurant we’re brilliant and interested in us after hearing our North West English accent. It was a great experience like something out of movie. But the...More

Thank KB1N
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this one. The buffet is amazing. Great homemade food. Delicious, all you can eat buffet. Everything was great.

Thank Donna N
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30 October 2017|
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Response from OK_Catherine | Reviewed this property |
There is a main dining room that will seat around 40. There is another dining room that I have mot been in, but my guess is that it will seat more than 40. There is also another room on the other end of the building, which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 S Fossil St, Russell, KS 67665-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +1 785-483-4300
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