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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Car Repair
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Car Dealer
“New business opened August 2018. You'll want to stop in to see how a vintage Standard Gas station has been renovated. Vehicles offered for sale. You will also find classic cars for sale.”
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Automotive Shop
“While you are downtown you can take in the many vintage cars that Mike and his staff restore year round. Some cars you can view through the show room windows. I'm sure if you'd like a tour of the shop and the auto renovation process I'm sure Mike would show you around. Please tell him I sent you. :)”
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Church
“Long established community Methodist church. Weekly Sunday morning services. ”
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Laundry
“Just two doors south of the stop light you will find the local landromat. Four washers and four large dryers, folding tables, pop machine and small sitting area with magazines while you wait. Change machine on site. Handy if you have lots of laundry or large pieces to wash and dry.”
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Museum
“Ellis, Kansas was established by the building of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1870. This museum offers a wonderful look back at a treasured time in our towns history. Many items in the museum have been given by residents who worked on for Union Pacific. ”
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Point of Interest
“Remember hot summer days spent at the local public swimming pool. An afternoon at the Ellis pool will take you back to the carefree days of your youth. A very clean and well maintained facility. A slide attraction was just added a couple of summers ago. ”
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Meal Takeaway
“Just opened March 2019. Hot, fresh mini pizza's and more. Phone in orders ready 15-20 minutes. Enjoy in their large dining area or take home with you. One of our favorite places to order our pizza”
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High School
“Do you love high school sports. From September through May you can take in local high school sports, football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling and track. Check the school website for dates and times.”
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Campground
“Enjoying a walk alongside Big Creek through the Lakeside Campground to the dam is an activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. You will find Canadian Geese year round. If you happen to be visting in the springtime you will have the joy of viewing newborn goslings. They can be seen sitting on the banks and swimming in the water as they learn from their parents. You will enjoy early morning walks listening to the birds and evening sunsets as you stroll along Big Creek. A newly built fishing dock is available if you are a fisherman or just want to take in the peaceful view. An excellent spot for fisherman. The Kansas Fish and Game have stocked Big Creek for your fishing ”
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Liquor Store
“Located adjacent to Home Town Food Center can be found just two blocks south of the stoplight. Wonderful selection of all type of liquor, beer and wine. It's worth a stop just to see the unique decor the owners have created. Friendly staff. Quick in and out. Ice available also.”
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Church
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Mexican Restaurant
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Pizza Place
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“Long time pizza and mexican restaurant in town. Locals love their pizza. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday”
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Church
“Long established Lutheran church very active in the community. Weekly Sunday morning services.”
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Park
“Ellis Recreation maintains ballparks throughout the community. In the spring and fall you can find youth soccer. Activities for all ages are offered through the rec commission. You can check out their website for specific activities and dates. ”
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Top restaurants

Meal Takeaway
“Just opened March 2019. Hot, fresh mini pizza's and more. Phone in orders ready 15-20 minutes. Enjoy in their large dining area or take home with you. One of our favorite places to order our pizza”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
“Long time pizza and mexican restaurant in town. Locals love their pizza. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday”
  • 1 local recommends
Sandwich Place
“Subway is located inside the Loves Travel Plaza. Open 24 hours. TV available while you eat. Enjoy a DQ treat after you finish your meal. Also located inside Loves Travel Plaza.”
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