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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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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Mediterranean food in Lawrence

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Tulsajohn
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Tulsa
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Tulsa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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95 reviews 95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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Lawrence, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've never had a bad meal here. Enjoyed lunches and dinners and always great fresh food. Everything from the gyro to salmon to different chicken dishes to the fabulous raja dip....which is sinfully delicious! Friendly place and great service. The owners do it right!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I love everything about Aladdin Cafe. I use to go here all the time with my friends and with my boyfriend. The split pea soup is amazing. The salad is really good. The Raja Dip is seriously one of the most delicious appetizers I have ever had. I also love getting the Halum Cheese appetizer. The food is overall pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Salmon shish kabob was great. Tiramisu one of the best. Great hummus. No alcohol but you can bring your own. Definitely recommend.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I think Aladdin is the best, most reasonably priced restaurant in Lawrence. Everything is great and, believe me, I really have had everything. The lamb chops are cooked to perfection and would cost twice as much anywhere else. Vegetarians will love Cauliflower Zahra-one of my personal faves. Mr. Iskandari does not serve liquor, but you can bring your own beer... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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176 reviews 176 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I opted to have a lunch here and it was well worth it. We split an appetizer of feta cheese, pita bread (toasted just right) and olives. Excellent and well worth the low cost. Then we split a gyro plate that had lovely strips of meat, grilled mixed vegetables and a saffron rice. Excellent and plenty for... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I had no trouble finding this place but I did not know parking would be an issue. This was my first time in town and was unaware of the parking situation on Mass Ave. 2 hours parking meters and I was later told free past 6pm. My server also told me it's easier to park behind. Okay lesson learned. Low... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I traveled from Des Moines to a concert and decided to try some unfamiliar foods at Aladdin cafe. We brought our own bottle of wine due to the no corking fee and let the waiter choose our meal for us. We had large sampler appetizer plate and shared a lamb entree. The food was great and although... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?