October 29, 2015
Karl and Lesley Matlack
ABOUT THE OWNERS
Karl has lived on the family farm outside of Burrton his entire life. Lesley was born and raised on a farm near Bushton, KS and moved to Burrton after marrying Karl in 2001. They have 5 children; the oldest is 17 and the youngest is 7. We can be found following the kids across the area to watch them play sports almost every night of the week and weekends.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS
We offer delicious home cooked American food. What you would go home to have mom or grandma fix for you! We like to shop local and try to get as much product as we can locally. Jackson Meats in Hutchinson have been great to work with and supply us with most of our fresh, never frozen, steaks, burgers and pork chops. Supporting our neighbors is very important to us.
WHY THE BUSINESS WAS STARTED
When we decided to open theBarn we were just wanting to provide a simple place for the community to come together and enjoy a cold drink and a hearty meal together. With the help of Regier construction out of Newton, we designed theBarn to feel warm and comfortable. Rustic and repurposed is Lesley’s passion!
MOST POPULAR ITEM
Right from the start the Chicken Fried Steak became the crowd favorite. We have now sold close to 75,000 in the 3 years we’ve been open. Next to the Chicken Fried Steak, our Chicken Fried Chicken is also popular! We also cut our own boneless wings in house. Sooo good!
HOW TO REACH US
Facebook is where we post pictures of our daily lunch special! We choose to make something not offered on our menu each weekday as a lunch special.
We are less than 20 minutes from Newton, McPherson and Hutchinson and less than 40 minutes from Wichita. We are thankful for all of our guests who drive to support our family owned business and small town.
Sunday Breakfast: 6am-10am Lunch 11am-2pm
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