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941 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, Lawrence, KS 66044-2869
+1 785-842-0300
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
941 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, Lawrence, KS 66044-2869
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We had the homemade pasta, no flavor at all. Not sure where the garlic was. My dish said it had veggies in it, but who puts peas and carrots in Italian? Beef vegetable soup maybe. I added a lot of salt and pepper so I...More

Thank Monique H
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

I was unhappy with literally everything about my trip to this restaurant. The two appetizers we ordered were awful (baked pesto and the squash fritters) the complimentary bread was so bad that I couldn't eat more than one bite. The pizza we ordered (create your...More

Thank Bri E
Reviewed December 4, 2016

We hit Genovese on a Friday night with 6 of us family members. The cocktails were spot-on. We ordered pizza, pasta,salads, wine. Everything was quite good, reasonable prices too.

Thank LesDye
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went back to Genovese, and had a family meal. The beef short ribs in the "surf and turf" were great, although they were accompanied by only a single scallop. The salads were well served, and the pasta (rigatoni) was excellent. The meat-lover's pizza was tasty....More

Thank Town P
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My husband and I dined recently at Genovese and found the experience enjoyable. We both had the tasty tomato bruschetta appetizer although there was only one piece for each. This was followed by the dimple house salad, delicately dressed. My husband had the seafood pasta...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed October 17, 2016

When you walk thru the door of a joint & can SMELL the fresh GARLIC seep into your clothes you gotta be close to getting something decent. Been visiting Lawrence for over 30 yrs. Now with my son there its a few times a year....More

Thank GoCanes1
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant since it opened nine years ago, and know its menu well. We went again last week, and they had yet another excellent meal. Highlights on the menu including the mussels as an appetizer, the pizza with prosciutto, and...More

Thank Town P
Reviewed September 10, 2016

The food was very good. With a reasonable menu, this italian restaurant will not disappoint you. It will just not "blow you away". Modest to small serving sizes which are nicely plated and delivered by superb dining staff. The service is great whether you dine...More

Thank M M
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Lawrence has a lot of good restaurants. I happen to like this one. I recommend the spinach fettuccine. ..home made and very nice. They have a happy hour and a pretty good daily drink special.

Thank Barrett3887
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Food was good, a little heavy on the sauces but tasty. Service was good, nice waiter. I ordered the ravioli which was were small but good, would've prefered them in a red sauce vs cream, but I might have missed reading the description on the...More

Thank ChgoGal80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 941 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, Lawrence, KS 66044-2869
    (8th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-842-0300
  • E-mail
Seasonal Northern Italian Cuisine
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