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941 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, Lawrence, KS 66044-2869
+1 785-842-0300
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
941 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, Lawrence, KS 66044-2869
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dining alone is always interesting. I was able to make a reservation for one. Simple, clean menu with wine pairing dinner events. My server was delightful. Service was excellent. I ordered the Fire Roasted PEI mussels with drawn lemon butter for an appetizer. The mussels...More

Thank MJ H
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We had made reservations for 6:30 on a weekday evening. We walked in at 6:15, gave our name and I told the hostess that we were a little early. She was puzzled--it seemed-- about if we could be seated a little early in a nearly...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have dinner and saw Genovese. We sat down and our server was there quickly to take our drink and food order. The drinks are pricey which made our bill high but the food was priced right. The pasta...More

Thank jharris57
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a nice table on the second level, noise level was good. Our wait person was attentive and friendly. The food was filling but overall quality fair. The calamari was fresh and not over cooked but rather bland breading. The brushchetta also good, not...More

Thank napalovers
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Until today, dining at Genovese has always been a good experience. Normally delicious salad was just some leaves of endive. Grocery store buns had replaced the tasty cubed bread and dip. My favorite entree is spinach and ricotta ravioli in creamy sauce. Today I hardly...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Sharing a great dinner with friends at Genovese on Massachusetts Street is simply experiencing Lawrence at its best. We enjoyed our meals in the outdoor seating area starting with the morel mushroom appetizer - yum! Then a house salad with creamy Parmesan dressing. And finishing...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed April 21, 2018

For appetizers, the bruchetta and calamari were good. I decided to try a steak since I am a visitor and had heard that Kansas was known for good meat. The most expensive entre, at $31, is the strip steak. I ordered it medium rare but...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The food was bad. So bad I decided to write about it as I sat here. For an appetizer, we got the fried risotto balls. They came out, we were all excited, took a bite, and was immediately met with a fishy flavor and a...More

Thank Savannah H
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Good food. Great location DT Lawrence. Quite possibly the worst service ever received. Very inattentive & rude. Perhaps it was just the server having an exceptionally bad night. Too bad was really looking forward to enjoying the visit.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We did lunch mid-week and the food and service was great. To be honest, it usually hard to get a decent cocktail mid-day (I was on holiday) since the best bartenders are on the evening shift where there are more tips. These folks did the...More

Thank MarkStephenSouder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
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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