1620 East 2nd Street
Newton, KS 67114
Phone: (316) 283-7611
Fax: (316) 283-1140
Bars & Cafes
Unlike your neighborhood Starbucks branch, the Norm's Coffee Bar on the West 6th Street has a distinct character of its own. This friendly community cafe has room for everyone; right from the old timers who love to spend their time reading newspapers, to the young office-goers who are keen on checking out their emails in the morning with the free Wi-Fi, to the kids enjoying the table games after school. Adding to these frills, is the array of refreshing beverages like espressos, lattes, chais, smoothies and frozen lattes, which are prepared and served by the ever-smiling staff. Apart from this, the cafe also supports local artists by hosting their creations and is also host to live indie gigs by upcoming artists or bands on Fridays. Visit their website to know more about their upcoming events and more.
Mulligan's Pub is a lively spot to enjoy good food, drinks, and the company of friends. The menu goes beyond the usual pub fare; while it does offer the typical sandwiches and sides, you'll definitely want to try the pizza while you're here. You can build your own and choose from toppings like pepperoni, sausage, and black olives. Enjoy a beer while watching the game on TV or competing in an exciting game of pool.
A casual dining restaurant with an on-site brewery, Granite City Food & Brewery serves signature beers, including Duke of Wellington (an English ale) and Broad Axe Stout (an authentic Irish beer); and reasonably priced menu selections that are prepared fresh daily. Another location in Wichita can be found at 2661 North Maize Road.
Come to Chester’s Chophouse & Wine Bar and enjoy a wonderful meal. The restaurant boasts a cellar of approximately 1000 bottles. Undoubtedly, this is the best place in the city for a good glass of wine. With such a vast selection, the pairings are also excellent. The food menu here sports some really innovative dishes. Start your meal with the Sesame Seed "Rare" Tuna or the Wood Oven Roasted Feta Cheese. Capellini Tuscana and the Maple Mustard Salmon make excellent meals.
Visit The Artichoke Sandwich Bar by day, and enjoy delicious sandwiches like the corned beef or club. By night, the sandwich shop turns into a bar where you can enjoy a beer and some good company. If you're looking for great acoustic music on the weekends, this bar has you covered. They do a bit of rearranging to accommodate guest musicians.
Oeno Wine Bar is a great place to go for a glass of wine and a bite to eat. Their selection of 140 wines is well-curated; go for their wine flights to try a bigger selection of them. The menus features small plates like stuffed mushrooms, cheeses with fruits and crackers, and Spanish bruschetta. The ambiance is upscale and lively, featuring leather chairs and couches and a spacious patio.
Old Chicago has the three things you need on a night out with friends: great pizza, beer, and sports. The menu consists mostly of Italian classics, like pizza, pasta, and calzones. The grilled cheese panini appetizer is a favorite here. They offer a fantastic variety of beer, ranging from the usual domestic options to some delicious craft beers. If you prefer wine or cocktails, they've got you covered. Watch the game on huge screens throughout the bar.
Listen to classic tunes played by dueling pianos at Ernie Biggs. Feel free to sing your heart out as musicians take requests from the audience and pepper crowd favorites into the set list. On the menu, sandwiches rule the day, but appetizers like the fried mushrooms are worth trying too. There's a full bar, so you can take your pick from draught beer, cocktails, and more. It's a popular venue for birthday parties, and any other event that could use some great entertainment.
Hosting live music six nights a week on its patio, Pumphouse is an eclectic late night bar and diner that is bound to impress you with its vibrant ambiance. Originally a gas station dating back to 1931, this bar offers an exciting combination of tantalizing American food and a huge selection of beers on tap. Satisfy your taste buds with the Smoked Turkey Sandwich or the Pumphouse Deluxe Burger and match it with your selection of beer, and you are set to enjoy the concerts of well-known bands and artists. A perfect place to make the most out of your night in Wichita. Call or visit their website to know more.
Joe's Bar and Grill has locals talking. The friendly service, savory bar snacks, and reasonably priced drinks have garnered this bar quite a following since it opened. They have plenty of TVs on the walls playing sports as well as a projector for viewing major sporting events. Munch on burgers, sandwiches, and salads while you cheer on your team. The casual atmosphere makes this bar a great destination any time of the week.
If you have a taste for the finer things in life, Mort's Cigar Bar is the place to go in Wichita. Their cigar selection is superb, so you can puff away while enjoying live music on the patio. Order a martini to complete the experience: they have a menu of over 160! If you get hungry, there's a small menu of bar snacks, featuring hummus and pita, chips and salsa, and spinach and artichoke dip.
Heroes Sports Bar & Grill has something for everyone. Bring the whole family during the day to enjoy amazing burgers made with hormone-free, locally sourced beef. Savor your meal out on the spacious patio and enjoy the fresh air. On the weekends, the bar turns into a hip spot for dancing, with guest DJs and reasonably priced drinks. It's the perfect destination for a weeknight outing to watch the game - they have plenty of TV screens.