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Valentine Diners - Kansas - Wichita 14

Bessies cafe.


  • Business name: Bessie's Cafe
  • Street address: 2420 S. West Street; moved to private property
  • Open / closed: Closed
  • History: Bessie Stanley operated this cafe until the late 1980s or early 1990s. Afterwards it was used as a barbeque restaurant. This Valentine appears to have been a customized building, with a U-shaped counter rather than the usual L-shape.
  • Model / serial number: Unknown
  • Additional images:
    Exterior, side view
    Exterior, earlier view

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Entry: Valentine Diners - Kansas - Wichita 14

Author: Kansas Historical Society

Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.

Date Created: July 2014

Date Modified: July 2014

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