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2700 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4154
+1 785-749-2615
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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De Soto, Kansas
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

We don't go to Lawrence often, but we have been there several times, and many times we've driven by Runza and frequently commented that we need to try their food sometime. We finally made it a point to eat there. We were very pleased. Both of us ordered Italian combos ($7) - Runza sandwich, drink, and choice of fries, onion... More 

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Tonganoxie, KS
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went to Runza for first rime today. Been meaning to go for years. It was yummy! Had the Mushroom Swiss Runza, with onion rings, and ice cream cone. Sad I waited this long go!!

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Thank buddhakitty
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I am in Lawrence I stop at Runza. Being from Nebraska I grew up on this food. Not only are the Runzas great, you cannot go wrong with their burgers, fries, and onion rings. I prefer the Cheese and the Mushroom Swiss Runzas, but everything on the menu is good!

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Thank Leon B
Lawrence, Kansas
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901 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Second rate fast food - and I do not understand the appeal of the Runza sandwich. Just go to a better place - they are everywhere.

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Thank Robert S
McPherson, Kansas
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

If you like bierocks you will love runza sandwiches...essentially the same thing. The location is easy to find - not too far south of the KU campus. We had #1s (Runza with cheese combos). The staff was friendly, our order came promptly and correctly. Something different from every other fast food joint. Hopefully they will keep spreading south thru Kansas!

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Thank Trevor W
Kansas
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278 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Had lunch at this fast food restaurant. For fast food, this is very good! Very friendly people working the counter and quick to take your order. Even told me he was going to give me their Senior Discount without me having to ask if they had one. On this particular day, I had the cheese runza which is more of... More 

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Thank digetydog2004
Lawrence, Kansas
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217 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Came here and ordered fries and a cheese burger. The order came as a bacon double cheeseburger. I didn't complain and enjoyed the delicious sandwich. The fries were pretty good also. A good place for a tasty snack. 1 dollar drinks and ice cream!

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Thank Grace M
Wellsville, Kansas
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

Love Runza burgers with cheese, and their fries are very good. Took a couple grandkids for lunch. They liked them also. They each got a free kids dessert also. The cashiers were very helpful and let them have shakes. Quick and hot to table.

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Thank Grandma47
Lawrence, Kansas
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224 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Runza is a locally owned restaurant that is known for it's Runza Burger. I've stopped in many times for a quick lunch while shopping. The fast food is indeed quality. Much, much different than going to the McD places. Yuck! It is all about quality here. I love their fries! I shouldn't eat so many but they are soooooo good!

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Thank TheBoysGrandma
Topeka, Kansas
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193 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2015

Runzas are fantastic. It is the closest thing to a bierock. Get it with cheese. I buy extras and freeze them. The hamburgers are good too. We wish they had a Runza in Topeka.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-4154
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-749-2615

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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?