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Brookville Hotel

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105 E Lafayette Ave, Abilene, KS 67410-7286
+1 785-263-2244
17:00 - 19:30
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Thu 16:30 - 19:30
Fri 17:00 - 19:00
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Manhattan, Kansas
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41 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No decisions to make when eating here. The menu is set. Walk in, sit down and feast on a chicken dinner that will knock your socks off. They've been doing it this way for years. Who am I to argue.

Thank hoef972
Paris, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place; Single, $16 menu, with fried chicken at its core; brings back to 19th century which is more or less what happens with Abilene more generally

Thank MiersDeesPars
Grove, Oklahoma
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109 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

What an experience on the plains of Kansas! This place is a really good place to eat, and the service is exceptional. Wait staff all dressed up like 1900. White table cloth. No menu, they only serve one thing! Just really good fried chicken and all the trimmings, including dessert. They only serve dinner and reservations are suggested. It is... More 

Thank James G
Centennial, Colorado
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The first time I ate at the Brookville Hotel was in 1975 in Brookville, Ks. Recently ate there again and was not disappointed. The food is very good. It is nice that the only choice I had to make was what to drink. Definitely not a place to miss in Abilene KS

Thank Jeanne J
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Family style dinning of fried chicken and all of the fixings! Creamed corn, mashed potatoes and gravy. Ice cream for dessert!

Thank Shelley B
Montrose, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Okay, so the place has been around forever and gets awesome reviews. But for $16 a person, I was expecting real mashed potatoes. Also when the waitress tells you the drink options, she doesn't mention they are on top of the $16. $2 for every coffee, lemonade, etc . Everything else tasted very good.

Thank jktran
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was in Abilene for a conference. I had family members who had been there so was excited to try it. We were not disappointed. We made a early early evening reservation. We were seated immediately. Our waitress introduced herself, explained the FAMILY STYLE servings and brought us out drinks followed by relishes ie. cottage cheese, coleslaw, bread n butter... More 

Thank Ellen m
Rockville, Maryland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have been coming to this place for 35 years. I have been to the original location and the location where they moved in 1999. There is no menu. They simply sell Fried chicken dinners. They start with peaches , apple rings , Bread and butter pickles and cottage cheese. They then bring out biscuits, fried chicken, coleslaw, mashed potatoes,... More 

Thank Stephen H
West Des Moines, Iowa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We loved it! The only decision you make is what to drink because they serve fried chicken and that's it.

Thank Kay S
Wichita, KS
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can't beat this place. It is so great! Call ahead for a reservation though. Now get ready to enjoy!!!!

Thank Gayle H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:30
16:30 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Lafayette Ave, Abilene, KS 67410-7286
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 785-263-2244

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