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820 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2658
+1 785-838-4600
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met our daughter for brunch on Sunday and got right in with no wait. I had read a couple of bad reviews on this site, so I was a little skeptical. We all ordered breakfast and we all loved our choices. Service was a bit slow but no problem, just more time to visit with our college student. I will... More 

Thank Kim M
Overland Park, Kansas
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

I had the Mexican scramble and it was great with the chorizo. Toast and potatoes were fresh and good also. Disappointed that I was charged an additional 1.50 for salsa with a Mexican dish. The size that I was charged for was good (cup) but all I needed was a portion with the Mexican dish

Thank 2421
Overland Park, Kansas
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

My daughter and I stopped for brunch. We always enjoy supporting local restaurants. The menu had a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options. Our server checked on us at least three times before we were ready to order. I got the feeling he was rushing us, although he said "take your time." My daughter ordered the fried egg sandwich... More 

Thank JanetOPKS
Lawrence, Kansas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was average but the service was without question well below average. The hostess and ultimately our server spent more time on her phone than serving her three tables. She failed to check on her tables and was quite rude with an attitude when approached to go beyond the initial order and bringing out the food. We had to... More 

Thank ChessMaster1971
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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163 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
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: +1 785-838-4600

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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?