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Aladdin Cafe

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1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 832-1100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Mediterranean food

If you're looking for a great Mediterranean restaurant in town, this is it! The falafel and kabobs are fantastic. The service is good and I've never had too long of a wait for a table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Rachel D
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a great Mediterranean restaurant in town, this is it! The falafel and kabobs are fantastic. The service is good and I've never had too long of a wait for a table.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Aladdin has all the classics and they cook them right. The ever present lentil soup is perfect. I like the chicken shawarmah platter, the gyro sandwich, the greek salad (great feta cheese, ask for extra) and the babaghanouj. I really like to go to the Sunday buffet and taste a little bit of everything. There are lots of vegetarian and... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I love Mediterranean food and so I usually order some kind of combination platter. Jasmines Vegetarian Combination had hummus, baba ghanoush, dolmas, falafel, olives, feta, spanakopita, and some other things that I didn't recognize. I loved it. My friend enjoyed his Shawarma. We both got rose lemonade, which is quite pungent, but pretty good. The only problem is that we... More 

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Ozawkie, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I really like this restaurant. It reminds me of the cooking of our Lebanese friends we have. The pita is good, the hummus is delicious, and the Aladdin sauce is great! The service has always been very good as well. The servers are quick to explain any of the menu items, and they do a great job at offering suggestions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Have eaten here several times, and find the food to be consistently good. However, it doesn't seem to attract many customers. Perhaps middle Eastern food doesn't have a big fan base here. If you do have an appreciation for this cuisine, the Alladin does a good job.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great service, great food. Get the appetizer sampler platter - you get a little of everything and it is ALL delicious. Lentil soup, Greek salad - it's always hard to choose which I want with my entree! The gyro platters or sandwiches are fantastic. Lunch buffet on Sundays.

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Junction City, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We went during the Busker Festival - four adults, two children; we all enjoyed our meals - the soup was excellent. The entrees were good - nothing overly special that I'll make a special trip back for, but next time we are in Lawrence it would be a place we would consider returning to.

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Tulsa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Right on Massachusetts Street where there are many fine choices of places to eat, the Aladdin offers many menu choices, reasonable prices and good food. I had two Mediterranean standbys, dolmades and a gyro. Both were very good. The gyro came with a choice of a Greek salad or Lentil soup. Since I had their lentil soup before (and enjoyed... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I love mediterranean food, and this restaurant does not disapoint. Everything I've had here has been really good. There are lots of reasonably priced options, including a number of vegetarian options. My favorite thing to get here is the falafel sandwich--I've had the different variations and they're all really good. Other things I've tried here that are good: raja dip,... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If u are looking for great bbq this is not the place. the bbq here is average at best. this is an old drive-in turned into a bbq joint, it has no décor not even a hint of bbq charm that I would like to see in a bbq joint. So if u are wanting bbq go to Kansas City... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: (785) 832-1100
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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