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Published on October 08, 2019
Explore 3 best affordable cafes in WichitaWatermark Books & Cafe. | Photo: Jayla B./Yelp

Looking to try the top cafes around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable cafes in Wichita, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Watermark Books & Cafe

Photo: Jayla B./Yelp

Topping the list is Watermark Books & Cafe, located at 4701 E. Douglas Ave. in College Hill. The bookstore and cafe, which offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated low-priced cafe in Wichita, boasting 4.5 stars out of 47 reviews on Yelp. 

On the menu, expect to find special sandwiches, such as the Moby Dick (tuna salad with hard boiled eggs) and the Lolita with turkey, provolone and kale-walnut pesto. A variety of coffee, tea and other drinks, including latte and mango smoothies, are also available. (Check here for the full menu.)

2. Riverside Cafe

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Next up is North Riverside's Riverside Cafe, situated at 739 W. 13th St. North. With four stars out of 102 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, traditional American, breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

Established in 1946, the restaurant offers homemade foods. Look for appetizers such as deep fried pickles and breakfast is served throughout the day. Also check out the homemade meatloaf, smothered in gravy and grilled onions. (See the full menu here.)

3. Java Villa


Java Villa, a cafe that offers coffee, tea and more in Eastridge, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 19 Yelp reviews. Head over to 7812 E. Harry St. to see for yourself. 

According to Facebook, Java Villa is a gourmet coffee shop that serves breakfast, lunch and a variety of drinks. The menu offers made from scratch scones, quiche and more. 

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