Cafe Bel Ami is one of Wichita's best places for fine dining. The restaurant has a full service bar and a good wine selection. Some of the cocktails are the best you will taste around here, so go ahead and take your pick. The ambiance of the restaurant is elegant, making it a good option for date night. From the menu, the braised lamb shank comes highly recommended. The Seafood Mélange and the Chicken and Shrimp a la Nabil are also good orders.
Treat yourself to a taste of Italy in Wichita when you visit Bella Vita. You'll love the intimate, quiet atmosphere, perfect for a date night or a special occasion. Entrees like stuffed Maine lobster tail, beef wellington, and eggplant milanese are best when followed with one of their specialty desserts, like the chocolate chip tiramisu. Add friendly service and a full bar into the mix, and it's easy to see why this restaurant has become so popular with the locals.
La Galette brings a taste of France to Wichita. Stop in for lunch and enjoy flavorful salads, sandwiches, desserts, and more. Try the spinach quiche with a soup on the side. Or, go for the chicken pot pie for a savory treat. Whatever you do, don't leave without trying one of their delectable desserts, which include fruit tarts, red velvet cake, and chocolate cake.
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.
Come to Vagabond Cafe in the morning to enjoy delicious coffee in a laid-back atmosphere. You might like it so much, you stay all day, meaning you can enjoy a beer here in the evening. Enjoy your beverage and some excellent people-watching on the patio.
El Mexico Cafe has been a staple for delicious Mexican fare in Wichita for decades. Their specialty is the Monterey Especial, which is a tostada topped with pulled pork, jalepenos, and green olives. Other dishes worth sampling include tamales, guacamole, and tacos. It's a casual spot, great for a laid-back lunch or dinner.