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Aladdin Cafe

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1021 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
(785) 832-1100
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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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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank TexanKansan
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank bleutalefly
Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Anne N
Lawrence
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Erica Z
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Anthony R
Lawrence, Kansas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank bmaig
Lawrence, Kansas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you're looking for a great Mediterranean restaurant in town, this is it! The falafel and kabobs are fantastic. The service is good and I've never had too long of a wait for a table.

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Thank Rachel D
Lawrence, Kansas
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285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Aladdin has all the classics and they cook them right. The ever present lentil soup is perfect. I like the chicken shawarmah platter, the gyro sandwich, the greek salad (great feta cheese, ask for extra) and the babaghanouj. I really like to go to the Sunday buffet and taste a little bit of everything. There are lots of vegetarian and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Moroccan, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Persian, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Israeli, Egyptian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: (785) 832-1100

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