Topeka
Topeka

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.

WHERE TO EAT 

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.

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.

THINGS TO DO

Topeka Civic Theatre
3028 SW 8th Avenue | 785-357-5211
Take in an exceptional show and a meal at the Topeka Civic Theatre. Enjoy popular names like "Les Misérables" or improv comedy at the nation’s oldest continually-operating dinner theater.

Glaciers Edge Winery
1636 SE 85th St | (785) 862-5421
Just outside of Topeka in Wakarusa, KS, Glaciers Edge Winery is home to tastings, live music, and seating both indoor and out. Warm up in the winter near the fire, or stick indoors and try their test tube wine tasting special. They are known for their wine slushies in the summer as well! Topeka is also home to some great breweries >>

Studio 62
816 N Kansas Ave | (785) 431-3221
Art, a drink, and a show all in one. From paint nights with a little wine, to a full bar for events, shows, drag, and more. Studio 62 lights up the night in the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District. 

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 only U.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.

PLACES TO STAY

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.