Getaway for Two

A romantic getaway in Topeka is the perfect couple's escape, whether you want to hit a romantic restaurant for dinner for two, stay in a cozy bed and breakfast or hotel, or find romantic things to do like hikingsightseeing or shopping together.


Chez Yasu 
2701 SW 17th Street # B | 785-357-1003
Enjoy an authentic French meal such as salmon sautéed with a lemon butter sauce in a private setting at Chez Yasu. The French country atmosphere provides a casual yet elegant dining experience.

Kiku Steakhouse of Japan
5331 SW 22nd Place # 46 | 785-272-6633
The lively chefs put on quite a show that ensures a fun dining experience while cooking your meal right in front of you on the hibachi. Kiku’s menu includes a variety of steak, seafood, chicken and sushi.

Paisano’s Ristorante
4043 SW 10th Avenue | 785-273-0100
Voted the best Italian and most romantic restaurant in Topeka, Paisano’s is a great place to celebrate a night out. Enjoy popular items like fettuccine cabonara, or lasagna and pair it with a glass of your favorite wine.

RowHouse Restaurant
515 SW Van Buren Street | 785-235-1700
This upscale dining experience is intimate, elegant and cool. The RowHouse features different weekly dining menus ensuring your visits are always unique.Reservations to the RowHouse are highly recommended.

Tuptim Thai
220 SW 29th | 785-266-2299
Tuptim Thai has authentic Thai favorites that are full of flavor and just as spicy as you like. Pair an entree with creamy Thai tea, signature cocktails,and with a sweet rice dessert.


Topeka Civic Theatre
3028 SW 8th Avenue | 785-357-5211
Take in an exceptional show and a meal at the Topeka Civic Theatre. This summer enjoy “Les Miserable” or improv comedy at the nation’s oldest continually-operating dinner theater.

Uncle Bo’s Blues Bar
420 SE 6th Street | 785-234-4317
Uncle Bo’s is one of Topeka’s best live music venues and features a lineup of local and national blues performers, jazz musicians, and other talented artists Friday and Saturday nights.

Lake Shawnee Recreational Area
3137 SE 29th Street | 785-267-1156
Take in the view of beautiful Lake Shawnee while golfing, watching a baseball game, taking a walk, paddle boating or playing a game of Frisbee golf.

Explore Downtown Topeka

Venture downtown to see Topeka’s first building and Kansas’ first Statehouse. The Free State Capitol features a colorful outdoor mural illustrating the state’s earliest history. On Saturdays, enjoy a tour of the Charles Curtis House Museum, a unique mansion that was the home of Charles Curtis, the onlyU.S. Vice President of Native American descent. While you are downtown, spend some time enjoying numerous shopping and dining opportunities.

See Things to Do for additional ideas.


The Woodward Inns on Fillmore
1272 SW Fillmore Street | 785-354-7111
Originally built in 1923, The Woodward is Topeka's luxury historic inn featuring Gothic English Tudor-style architecture with original floor-to-ceiling stained glass, chandeliers, and imported stone and tile. Enjoy delicious meals and romantic escapes at any of the Woodward's beautiful bed and breakfast locations.

Senate Luxury Suites
900 SW Tyler Street | 785-233-5050
Enjoy a room with a view at this unique boutique hotel. Private balconies, large rooms, and lots of amenities are standard at the Senate.

Capitol Plaza Hotel
1717 SW Topeka Blvd | 800-579-7937
Discover the exceptional accommodations and amenities that make the Capitol Plaza Hotel a delightful location for a romantic getaway. Take in a meal at the on-site restaurant and bar, or order room service. Either way, you'll be staying in style.