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Global Cafe

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820 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2658
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I have never been treated so rudely! After asking for a table away from the front door, to avoid the draft on my elderly parents and son, I was told "I am the hostess and I will sit you right here. (In front of the door.) I thought she was kidding for there were open tables away from the door.... More 

Thank JDKS
Palos Hills, Illinois
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The menu offers a variety of selections that are not found at every other restaurant. The meals are cooked to order, so it may take a little while to get your entree once ordered. The food was tasty and the overall experience good. They're only open until 3 so stop in early.

Thank ontheroadagain928
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This place advertises that they are using green chili sauce from New Mexico and they are not kidding. There sauce is authentic and the food is very good. I had the black beans and rice. I was not disappointed. This dish was well spiced and the green chili provided just enough kick.

Thank Brian K
Weston, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

By far, Global Cafe has the best coffee in downtown Lawrence. The menu of "scrambles" is top rate. Service is excellent.

Thank Michael I
Lawrence, Kansas
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I reviewed them once long ago rather positively. Now, I'm thinking they're dipping the other direction. While I find their food good, their service seems to have become terrible. We went in twice in the last year, and both times, our servers took forever to do anything--from putting in our order to payment. The last time we were there was... More 

Thank Pschalert
Lawrence, Kansas
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147 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I am regular at Global Cafe! While I really like the atmosphere, the energy, the menu and the overall character of the place, what keeps me coming back is their eggs! They source them locally, and they are cruelty free. Not only does that come out in the taste of what they serve, I feel good about consuming eggs from... More 

Thank AirJanet
Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

you HAVE to get the breakfast bowl, especially if you like spice! the staff are super friendly and the atmosphere is perfect for a laid back morning!

Thank Madeline U
Lawrence, Kansas
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621 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Global is a nice breakfast/lunch place. The food is basically American with a nice Latin American lean. The menu has a lot of variety. The breakfast burrito is my favorite.

Thank Robert S
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I went for breakfast while on a visit to Lawrence. It's not a fancy place, but has a very comfortable feel to it. Everything on the menu sounded delicious, with a variety of items that should appeal to just about anyone. The waitress was very friendly and clearly knew her stuff. Much of the menu appeared to be prepared from... More 

Thank Dickm8
Lawrence, Kansas
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Unique foods like arepas and the best green chile sauce. Find your arepa and get a side of green chile. Pancakes and normal breakfast is available.

Thank Rickontherange

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, Cafe, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2658
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: 785-838-4600

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?