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Runza

2700 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4154
785-749-2615
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Ranked #84 of 252 restaurants in Lawrence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Fast Food
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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44% Recommend
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English first
KC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I'm from Nebraska and I love Runzas. I was so happy to find the Lawrence location after moving to Kansas in 1996. The regular Runza (10/10) is perfect for me, especially when driving. The frings are the best, some fries (10/10) and some onion rings (10/10). The service is always friendly and fast.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch today, always consistently good food. The staff is attentive, cordial, helpful, and focused on customers. Clean eating area, always a great place for take out too.

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Portland, Oregon
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Back in my days on the US Olympic Diarrhea Team, I'd suit up in my Pepto-Bismol pink uniform and head to Runza. Before my days as an excretory athlete, I preferred my sandwiches to be composed of solid food products, not suspended liquid holding itself together in a vague zeppelin shape. But the team demanded more of my alimentary canal,... More

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Eudora, Kansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I had a Runza burger deal with fries and a diet coke. The hamburger was cooked just the way I like it, well done, moist, and right off the grill and the fries were hot and not too salty. I met friends here after church and it is a quiet place to sit and visit. We finished off the meal... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

First time trying it. Wanted to find out if it was much different than a bierock. I got a runza with cheese, it was good, but then it is fast food (though interesting). It is about the same as a bierock, but these have a little too much breading, and not enough filling.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Ate here and got sick as all get out. Had the runs for two day. It had been the only place I ate all day and then bam!! Following morning I was sick as a dog. Lasted two days.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

A hometown favorite, a long term favorite. Always fresh, handmade, fantastic, RUNZAS. Delicious soups. Good service and always the feeling that they actually like to have you visit their establishment. Keep up the good work... we will be back!

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Topeka, KS
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I like the Runza and when I go I bring back some to stick in the freezer so I don't have to go out of town to get a Runza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2007

Runza is by far the best fast food ever!

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Kansas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2007

Runza seems to be a regional chain, centered around the German and Russian-settled areas in Nebraska and Kansas. The namesake sandwich is a little roll or loaf, stuffed with ground beef and whatever they add in there to spice it up. Makes for an interesting break from burgers. Oh ... they also have good burger-joint burgers and fresh-made shakes. If... More

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