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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Olathe

Updated: June 15, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Olathe restaurants for American cuisine. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Olathe.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Strip's Chicken

American, $, Mahaffie-WesterfieldAmerican, $Olathe, Mahaffie-Westerfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Peanut

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Vader’s Bar & Deli

American, $, Central CoreAmerican, $Olathe, Central Core
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Burger Shed Olathe

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

54th Street Grill & Bar

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Other Place

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Austins Bar & Grill

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Rub Bar-B-Que

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Hy-Vee Market Grille

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

BB's Grill And Bar

American, $$, FairviewAmerican, $$Olathe, Fairview
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Double Nickel Bar & Grill

American, $, OlatheAmerican, $Olathe
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

PepperJax Grill

New American, $, OlatheNew American, $Olathe
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Black Bear Diner Olathe

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Wahlburgers

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Jumpin Catfish

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Olathe, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Olathe, KS as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

First Watch, Strip's Chicken, and Jersey Mike's Subs are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Olathe.

First Watch, Strip's Chicken, and Jersey Mike's Subs are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Olathe.

First Watch, Strip's Chicken, and Culver's are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Olathe.

SPIN! Pizza is the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurant in Olathe.

First Watch, Strip's Chicken, and Culver's are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Olathe.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Margarita with grilled burger

    To elevate your grilled burger experience, we recommend some Margarita to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Chardonnay with your shellfish

    Surely you’ve tried a white wine with shellfish, but did you choose the right one that balances richness with acidity? If not, then next time pair the meal with a nice, strong and acidicChardonnay.

Fun facts

  • A new hot dog record

    Joey Chestnut took the world-record for eating the most hot dog by having 75 in one sitting in 2020.

  • The Chicago Hot Dog Festival

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a Chicago Hot Dog Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Chicago, Illinois, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

  • Celebrating a love for hamburger

    Grab your hamburger to celebrate International Hamburger Day! Don’t forget, it’s on May 28.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Olathe. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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