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Aladdin Cafe

1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 832-1100
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Ranked #18 of 252 Restaurants in Lawrence
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Columbia, Missouri
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259 reviews 259 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My friend recalled the Aladdin from when she was a Lawrence resident, so chose it for dinner as we passed through town yesterday. We were hungry and wanted it all, but decided instead to be reasonable and have a plate that included a good variety. We both ordered a plate that included falafel, dolmati, hummus, baba ghanouj , genie dip,... More

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Siesta Key, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Lovely little Mediterranean restaurant with sweet servers delivering fresh well spiced and affordable favorites- try the daily special!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was expecting somewhat close to authentic greek food... greek salad? That's not a greek salad. Rice and grape leaves - oversoaked in vinegar. Tsaziki sauce was unrecognizable, it was more like milk than sauce... so disappointing. The meat was decent enough. The pita was, however, amazing. And we had hoped to finish off our meal with tiramisu, but they... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had the gyro sandwiches with rice and salad for $7.95. Huge amount of food for the price and the gyro was a as good as we've ever had. Also had the spinach pastry appetizer and it was wonderful. Love this place.

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Ottawa, Kansas, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I don't even know where to begin... I think we've had almost everything on the menu at some time or another and EVERYTHING was delicious. The food is consistently prepare so no disappointing visits. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Amazing hummus, good service, neat grocery. There is great vegetarian food along with some amazing Turkish coffee.

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Los Angeles, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

It's tough in small towns like this to find things that are quality. Most things come out of a can or box. This food tastes mainly quality. I have had better of everything, but I will come back here, and I often go to the buffet on Sunday mornings.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

My wife had heard good things about Aladdin Café in downtown Lawrence (Mass Street), so we figured we would give it a try while a friend was visiting from Colorado. She had never had middle-Eastern food before and was enticed by the unfamiliar smells emanating from the kitchen. As we entered there were two parties seated out of probably 20... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Excellent lentil soup, went after (and received) the recipe for this one. Good chicken schwarma. Went back a couple of days later for more lentil soup and hummus, baba ghanouj, veggies. Service is friendly, prices are reasonable.

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42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Have been here twice this month. The food is pretty straight forward--Mediterranean Greek inspired dishes. Our group enjoyed the lentil soup. The appetizers (house made hummus, baba ghanouj, feta, dolma to etc.,) The dishes ordered ranged from a vegetarian cauliflower to chicken kabob. It really is good eating! What we have a hard time with, is the old style TV... More

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Additional Information about Aladdin Cafe

Address: 1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone Number: (785) 832-1100
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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