Question: What’s the best restaurant in Kansas?
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que took the No. 2 spot in the 2017 survey, which asked 500 Kansans to rank their favorite places to eat. The famed barbecue joint has locations in Kansas City, Kan., Leawood and Olathe.
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Survey participants applauded several more Lawrence restaurants, including Genovese Italian Restaurant, Ladybird Diner, India Palace, The Mad Greek, Wheatfields Bakery, Merchants Pub & Plate and Paisano’s Ristorante, which also has a Topeka location.
Also on the list:
▪ Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, a Wichita-based chain with several Kansas City-area locations
▪ Gella's Diner in Hays
▪ Taco Shop in Wichita
▪ Brookville Hotel in Abilene
▪ The Cozy Inn in Salina