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Nu Way Cafe

1416 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS - (316) 267-1131
At this small local chain, loosemeat sandwiches are beautifully seasoned and sided by superb, lightly battered onion rings. To drink: homemade root beer.
93% Approval Rating (30 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Loose meat sandwich
Onion rings
Root beer

Highlighted Reviews

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Joe Seiwert
August 18, 2009
"There is a purist strain of hamburger eaters who abide no ketchup, and require only mustard, onions, and pickles as condiments. Nu-Way is of this camp, though they will grudgingly provide you with ketchup you can furtively apply to your sandwich, originally intended ..."   [Read More]
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Jeff Duncan - Photos (3)
February 21, 2008
"If someone asks a Wichita native what restaurant is unique to their town, their first response will most likely be Nu Way Cafe. This local chain (there are now five locations) specializes in a loosemeat sandwich in the Maid-Rite style. The restaurant shown here is ..."   [Read More]
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Vince Indelicato
January 30, 2004
"Introduced to NuWay by my in-laws, I found NuWay to be a delightful change of pace, one not to be found many other places. Loose is definitely better, and the specials on the NuWay's themselves can't be beat. But be forewarned, size descriptions can be decieving. A ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1416 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS
(316) 267-1131

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Great crispy rings with a nice light batter.
"Great crispy rings with a nice light batter. "
Jeff Duncan





Very creamy home made root beer served in a frosty mug. I couldn't resist taking a sip before I took the photo.
"Very creamy home made root beer served in a frosty mug. I couldn't resist taking a sip before I took the photo. "
Jeff Duncan


Nu Way's loosemeat sandwich comes sliced in half, with pickle, onion and mustard as toppings.
"Nu Way's loosemeat sandwich comes sliced in half, with pickle, onion and mustard as toppings."
Cliff Strutz


Lots of different sandwiches are available, but everybody I saw was eating the loosemeat sandwich.
"Lots of different sandwiches are available, but everybody I saw was eating the loosemeat sandwich."
Cliff Strutz


This is the original Nu Way Cafe. There are now five locations in Wichita. They specialize in loose meat sandwiches of the Maid-rite style.
"This is the original Nu Way Cafe. There are now five locations in Wichita. They specialize in loose meat sandwiches of the Maid-rite style. "
Jeff Duncan


A Wichita favorite, Nu Way's version of garlic salad is supercharged and for serious garlic lovers only.
"A Wichita favorite, Nu Way's version of garlic salad is supercharged and for serious garlic lovers only."
Cliff Strutz


Also known as originals and Nu Ways, the loosemeat sandwiches come wrapped in paper calling them crumbly burgers.
"Also known as originals and Nu Ways, the loosemeat sandwiches come wrapped in paper calling them crumbly burgers."
Cliff Strutz



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