We have been going to this restaurant for almost 24 years now. Certainly, and with no doubt at all it is one of the better microbreweries in the region, and is often said to be one of the better in the country. The beer is...More
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This is a staple of the local restaurant scene! If people are new in town or just visiting, we always suggest Free State or take them there. You just can't go wrong. Friendly staff, great food and the most artfully crafted beers around!
I'm not a beer drinker, but everyone I know loves Free State's beer. The reason I love Free State? The food is hands down some of Lawrence's finest. My only problem with this venue is that it can get really loud, so be prepared to...More
We were told to go here for our first weekend in Lawrence and it continues to be one of our favorites. It is almost always crowded but the call ahead system works pretty well for us. Our family of 6 rarely has to wait long,...More
Locals, students, and families eat here. Great food and beer all around. My husband had a sampling of a variety of beers. We each had good meals, including a puff pastry and mushroom special for dinner. Nice atmosphere, lots of activity, and busy. We were...More
The first legal brewery in KS with excellent beer and outstanding food. IPAs, Pale Ales, etc, gourmet / boutique style menu with many unique items. A must visit on every trip to Lawrence - IMO.
My husband and I both had the special of BBQ chicken, baked beans, mac and cheese, and coleslaw. It was really good but baked BBQ and not grilled. WAY over crowded in back room! Tables should be removed for customer convenience. Also not a good...More
Even when it was packed to the gills, this place never disappoin ts. Fantastic beers, excellent and knowledgable wait and bar staff and the food was freakin killer. Lucked out and got a plce at the bar at roughly 1830 hours on a Friday. Even...More