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About Blue Moose - Topeka

Offering great locations in Kansas and Missouri, Blue Moose is the perfect place to meet friends and family in the neighborhood! Wine and dine, or have a beer and cheer!

We offer weekly Sunday brunch with a beautiful and tasty buffet, opening at 10am.

Daily lunch specials, including all you can eat Fish & Chips on Fridays!

Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 6pm. Dont miss our thirsty Thursday all day special - $2 and $2.50 beers!

The private Blue Room & Capital Room is perfect for receptions, wedding events, graduations, company dinners, family events, watch parties, business lunches, birthday parties, happy hours, luncheons—and more!

We cater express lunch stops, company appreciations and business dinners. We also offer full-service catering, producing events designed uniquely for every social occasion. Including weddings, rehearsal dinners, graduations, birthdays and family reunions.

3030 SW Wanamaker Rd
Topeka, KS 66614
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, American

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday: 11am-11:30pm
Thursday-Saturday: 11am-12:30am
Sunday: 10am-10:30pm

Cross Street:
29th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(785) 272-6800

Website:
http://thebluemoosebarandgrill.com/topeka/

Entertainment:
Live music during the summer months. Please see our website for updates.

Catering:
Our mission is to create unforgettable events by exceeding your expectations with innovative cuisine and creative presentation. We are committed to offering superior service and exceptional value. From corporate boxed lunches to elegant weddings, you can rely on our well-trained and experienced team of professionals to capture every detail to make your event a worry-free success. Every event, from simple to extravagant, is as unique and special to us as it is to you.

Catering: bluemoosecatering@kchopps.com

Parking Details:
Large parking area located next to the facility.

Public Transit:
Bus stop located less than one block north-east of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Chef Ryan Sneed

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Offering 6 great locations in Kansas, Blue Moose is the perfect place to meet friends and family in the neighborhood! Wine and dine, or have a beer and cheer!

We offer weekly Sunday brunch with a beautiful and tasty buffet, opening at 10am.

Daily lunch specials, including all you can eat Fish & Chips on Fridays!

Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 6pm. Dont miss our thirsty Thursday all day special - $2 and $2.50 beers!

The private Blue Room & Capital Room is perfect for receptions, wedding events, graduations, company dinners, family events, watch parties, business lunches, birthday parties, happy hours, luncheons—and more!

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Our made-from-scratch menu features hand-cut steaks, pastas, small plates, and fresh fish features crafted from our own kitchen. Enjoy a bottle of wine, hand-crafted libations or a pint of your favorite local brew. Make your reservations now for New Year's Eve dinner at your local Blue Moose!

Blue Moose - Topeka Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (13)
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Business Meals (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Cozy (7)
Fun (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Live Sports (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Worth the Drive (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Authentic (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Seasonal (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Romantic (1)
Scenic View (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

Blue Moose is a nice option in an otherwise food desert (Topeka). I would love to see more healthy options on their menu.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Took my date here for dinner before we went to a ballet show. This was my first time eating at the Blue Moose, I loved the meal, the atmosphere, and the service was spot on! Everyone was nice! The experience was fantastic! Now I know why my date calls that her favorite restaurant! 5 stars! :)

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Live Sports
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Good service! Has a nice choice of beer and wine. Menu has a variety choices for everyone.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Special Occasion, Great Beer
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We are anticipating the update and renewal of this dining experience.

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

I loved my waitress, she was very attentive to our needs, delivered food hot! She was friendly and knew the menu well to give feedback when asked. She was very patient with one in my party that was cognitively challenged. Thanks for the good experience!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Cozy, Hot Spot, Quick Bite, People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Terrible. Wife ordered the 5oz fillet med. well and came out medium at best. Sent it back and the next one was even more rare. I had the short ribs which were mediocre and i didnt even eat it because i wanted to have dinner with my wife. We had gotten a baby sitter so we could go out just the two of us which we dont get to do often and the whole thing sucked. Waitress didnt refill our drinks and it was very loud. Wont be back.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was a good value and the food was delicious. I would have liked to have more lunch options for the brunch and I would have liked to have labels for the food items. I would go again.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Within walking distance of this restaurant for the past 5 years and it is sad to see how below average this restaurant has come. Portions were small, food was not served warm. I asked for medium for my steak, it was done. The mashed potatoes had a crust over them, clearly been sitting for awhile. Picked this place, knew there were vegetarian options. Veggie burger was black. My steak, while tender, looked like they ran it over in the parking lot. Was having dinner with special guests from out of town, did not want to make a fuss... clearly my fault, I should have spoke up to management. It was embarrassing, we will go back to Lawrence for special dinners. We have tried to give this place several chances, but this was it. And clearly with all the open seats on a Saturday night, others are done too.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The staff were very upbeat and polite from the front door to the waiter! Smiles and laughs gallore. Great seating for a large group, and gladly accommodated an extra seat at the last minute! Our waiter was great! He was on top of the drinks the whole time! Food was wonderful, as always. Spent a lot of time talking and never felt pressured to leave.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Cozy, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Live Sports, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service for being short staffed the day we had lunch. Food was great. Definitely go back!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Fun, Kid-friendly, Live Sports
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We waited forever to get our food. Other tables around us, that came in later, had their food timely. The French fries were cool when we finally got our food. Management comped our meal. Parking was impossible too. We will not be back.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We both had the spicy peanut chicken salad. Needed more dressing and more peanuts. I won’t get that again.

Service was excellent.

Tags: Hot Spot, Casual, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Authentic, Fun
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very quick service. No wait for a table. Great atmosphere. Excellent service and personable server. Food was exceptional!

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Our server was very good, but my steak was over cooked ( I had ordered it medium but was more well done, no pink at all and my husbands burger had a very dry bun . They did take $8.00 off our bill so that was very appreciated. We will be back was was a little disappointed.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

No matter we order when we come we always love it. So delicious!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Romantic
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

We stopped to try the Oktoberfest menu - the Pork Wiener Schnitzel was amazing. Always have the shrimp won tons for an appetizer. Service was terrific and very friendly. I've never had a bad experience at Blue Moose.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Seasonal, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

I enjoyed my visit at Blue Moose. We went for Brunch for my husband's birthday. My only critic was that the line did not move very quickly at times. It did not always flow well. I would recommend letting customers go on both sides of the table if possible.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

They easily accommodated our group of 8 out-of-towners on short notice. They cheerfully made the change when some members preferred to sit outside, even though an inside table had already been set up. Service was slow but the waiter was knowledgeable and upbeat. Food was decent, with the steak-eaters seemingly most satisfied. The Blue Moose seems to be a local favorite for special occasions as we noticed a number of formally dressed patrons of all ages. Having just come from a sporting event, we were considerably more casual but didn't feel out of place. Made for interesting people-watching.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Service was awful. We had reservations and our party of 10 waited almost an hour before being seated, and then rarely saw our waitstaff. Had to keep asking others to find our waitress.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Always love the Blue Moose. Great variety of food on the menu and a nice little sunday brunch that offers variety and great taste. The staff is almost always nice and efficient.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Perfect. Ate outdoors.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great!! Relaxing atmosphere

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·Dined on August 9, 2017

We waited an hour for our food to arrive to our table. We were seated around 6:35 and didn't get our food delivered until after 7:30. Overpriced as well and extremely noisy, could not conversate at our own table without shouting.

Tags: Good for Groups, Live Sports
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 27, 2017

The food was awesome!!! The service was great!! I will definitely come again!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Great food and food wait staff. We will return. We have been there before for lunch & cocktails but never the brunch. We will be back.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Great restaurant with great food and service. Great atmosphere.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Great brunch! Best in town! The variety of selections were all exceptional. Tbe baked chicken tasted like fish, that was the only downfall.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We have been repeatedly.... and usually have a nice time with great service. Unfortunately this visit was less pleasing than most - and most unfortunately with parents. We made special RSVP for fathers day, arrived to find restaurant busy as expected for the occasion - we were seated, our drink orders were taken - and after waiting a few minutes, our waitress came to the table and informed us that she would have our drinks out once they had clean glasses ready in the kitchen?? really - would you not know that this day would be busy and you would need to keep up with clean dishes? We proceeded to the brunch buffet - which should be stocked and ready to serve until 2pm- low on plates as well - found both salad bowls were empty or absent from the line for quite some time & when we asked if they would be bringing fresh, we were addressed as though we had no business asking . What happened to friendly service and being encouraged to dine here? Hot foods were replenished - slowly but surely. - but not the normal ample supply for the continuous lines of people that were participating as well. If you serve a brunch until 2pm, THEN HAVE THE FOOD ON THE LINE UNTIL 2 & just as fresh as you did at 10am. Went back to table to find that we had no napkins/silverware - so had to ask a different waitress/assistant that was flying by if she could help us - instead of getting them she took time to track down our waitress, who then came by about 5 minutes later with our request... as we watched our plates. We are aware that Holidays are busy - but are extremely disappointed & feel most of the mess could have been avoided if someone had taken the time to set the table appropriately before seating us, and then being staffed & stocked appropriately for the occasion. We spent more than we may have elsewhere, which is also concerning considering the overall experience. Before this visit rating would have been much higher & definitely have recommended ..not so sure after this one

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Went for the Father's Day buffet which was fabulous. One of us made the mistake of ordering French toast (which was an option not on the buffet but offered as part of the price). Everyone was pretty much done eating by the time it came and it was nothing fantastic). However, every time I go to blue moose, it's really good so this was a minor issue for me.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Business Meals, Casual, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 6, 2017

I've been to Blue Moose multiple times since It opened and this was the best food experience I've had. We are outside iin perfect weather. Cocktails were good, we ordered the mac & cheese with bacon and spinach, duroc pork chop with braised kale and the chicken flatbread pizza. The food was pretty simple fare, but well executed. The pork chop and braised kale were particularly good. The last few times I'd eaten at BM the food was mediocre-- glad to have a positive experience that will put them back on the list.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Sports, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 21, 2017

The Sunday brunch was great. Really good variety and breakfast and lunch offerings.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We were so hoping for a wonderful celebration for Mothers Day and made reservations weeks in advance, driving from out of town to meet family at a halfway point. There were no problems getting in at our reservation time, but the buffet was mediocre and less than 25% full the entire time we were there, food temperature was lukewarm, there weren't any plates (just 10-15 people literally standing around a buffet as there was nothing to put food on!) with poor selection. The "desserts" table had a few crusty (what I think was) sweet rolls and that was it. Our server was friendly, but we never saw her. We had ordered a "made to order" omelet that after 20 mins had not arrived. We had to have her go check as she hadn't been around in that time frame to even see if we got it. Very unprepared for any amount of people to be there and a sad dining experience.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Savanna, our server, did an outstanding job serving us.

She was very busy but made us feel unhurried and welcome.

She was very customer-focused.

Please thank her for this service.

Our meal was wonderful. Please thank the kitchen-staff for us.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Our reservation was at 7:30 but didn't get seated until well after 8:00. Honestly don't know the specific time because I quit checking. The food was very good but took forever to get our food. Our waiter was very nice so I won't blame the tardiness on him. Otherwise good experience just need to speed things up a little.

Tags: Great Beer, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Great. Good food and fine service

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 8, 2017

Always a go to place for us. Happy hr 3-6 weekdays had a great selection of food and drinks.

Tags: Live Sports, Gluten Free Options, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Fun, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Disabled Access
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Great place. I'll be working on Topeka for a couple of years and will visit here often !

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Normally very good food. I had the spinish salad with salmon. My salmon was very oily. I almost always get the salmon and it has always been excellent.

Friend had the pork which she always gets. It gad very runnt, watery gravy. Not their best effort.

Free birthday dessert was great.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 16, 2017

I frequent The Blue Moose Bar & Grill for lunch and early evening dinner with friends. The restaurant offers special pricing for Happy Hour with 1/2 price appetizers. We make a meal out of the 1/2 price appetizers.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Loved the Easter Brunch. There was a wide variety of food, something for everyone. The service was excellent and the staff friendly. This was the first time we have tried the Sunday Brunch and it won't be our last.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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