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1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
+1 785-832-1100
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Topeka, Kansas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

The staff is very friendly and the flavors are very authentic and each dish holds true to the culture. We enjoyed it very much.

Thank Julianne R
Holton, Kansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

For about $8 you can get soup, a falafel sandwich, and rice. The food is delicious, the staff and friendly, and the restaurant is nice and clean.

Thank Joshilyn
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This family owned Middle Eastern restaurant turns out consistently good food year after year. they have the best hummus, the best pita and the best lentil soup. This is my go-to lunch place I get one of the wraps. It comes with lentil soup or salad. I always get the soup. It's simple, but delicious; always perfectly seasoned. I rotate... More 

Thank TexanKansan
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

A favorite stop when visiting family in Lawrence. They can accommodate a group of eight with no problem. The food is tasty and portions are good size, large enough to satisfy two teenage boys! Service has always been friendly.

Thank pconrad02
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Quality food for those who enjoy authenticity. But the Sunday buffet is so/so. Other options on the menu are a better choice. Excellent deserts are homemade daily.

1 Thank Laura C
Marion, Iowa
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172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Trip Advisor you are right again. Thank you for leading us to this little hole in the wall. There are hookahs galore in here -so cool. We had sandwiches with Greek salads and Turkish coffee, all were excellent. We had the eggplant sandwich and another as chicken souvlaki. Great authentic ethnic food by a wonderful chef. There is also a... More 

Thank bleutalefly
Overland Park, Kansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

had lunch there and the special was lamb shank. The portion was perfect and the flavors were delightful. Had some baba ganoush with warm pita to start. So good. This was my son's favorite place to eat when he was in college. Try to go every time I plan to spend quality time on Mass street.

Thank Anne N
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

So hard to choose from so many wonderful dishes. Have to start with the house special lentil soup. Salads are crispy, falafel is moist and flavorful, cauliflower also a good option as a vegetarian selection. Entrees are good value, with generous portions.

Thank Erica Z
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I'd eat here again. It's what you'd expect from a Mediterranean cafe, nothing special. Tea pots,hummus,falafel.

Thank Anthony R
Lawrence, Kansas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

Aladdin Cafe has delicious Mediterranean specialties, most of which are served with your choice of the amazing lentil soup or very nice Greek salad. I especially enjoy the grilled salmon, served with rice and wonderful grilled veggies. One of my favorite spots in Lawrence!

Thank bmaig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Turkish, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-832-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?