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Aug 1, 2003 01:09 AM

Dinner in Hays, KS

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Anyone have any ideas for dinner in Hays, Kansas? It's an on-the-way stop on a x-country trip, and I'm desperate to find good food on the way. Many thanks.

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  1. Al's Chickenette of course. On south Hwy 182(?).

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    1. re: BChow

      I can't second Al's. I was disappointed with pretty poor chicken, and without that there's nothing much else to recommend. Now, although not tried, there are (as almost always in W Kansas) good looking Mexican places, some quite authentic, by their storefronts.
      But Al's does have character, if that's more important in the decision. It's not a chain.

    2. I'm looking for a place in Hays for lunch tomorrow and like Mike, don't think Al's Chickenette's food is as good as the ambiance.

      Any current recomendations for a interesting but good locally owned place?

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      1. re: KansasTravel

        These are the two best places I have found.
        I prefer Gella's for ambiance and food.
        Professor's did have a good green bean-dumpling

        Professor Steakhouse
        521 E 11th St
        Hays, KS 67601
        Phone: (785) 625-9930

        Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Company‎
        117 E 11th St, Hays, KS‎ - (785) 62