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Serving Authentic Greek and Italian food for over 30 years, in beautiful Downtown Lawrence. Dine in, Carry Out, Catering, Sunday Buffet & Food Truck.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was terrible today. Normally are served promptly but today, was sitting from 2:00 to 2:30 before our order was even taken. 2:50 before our appetizer came out. If this was my first time I would not be back.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitney was our server and she was amazing!!!!! She treated us like queens and was very helpful as this was our first time visiting The Mad Greek. The food was out of this world, so good!!!! We will return the next time we are in...Lawrence.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

My friends and I met at The Mad Greek yesterday. The food, as always, was delicious! The outdoor dining area is so fun...our server Vanessa was efficient and engaging. I highly recommend The Mad Greek!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 20, 2020

My wife and I went for lunch today. They are doing a very good job with social distancing, etc. They still seem to offer the full menu. This was our first time there and it was really good food and a great value. We will...be back for sure!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 8, 2020 via mobile

Had grubhub bring me a gyro and fries. They have a wide variety even during the pandemic. It was so awesome that i ate every bite. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

Good food and peaceful environment. It is nice to visit with time to enjoy all the decoration. The staff is real nice and the food comes in a very reasonable time.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

Share the Mad Greek Combo with spouse. Saganaki is always ordered by friends. The fire is fun!! Noisy but still able to visit. Love the staff. They many staff who have worked there for years. Staff speak very highly of owners treating staff well. Love...sitting on Mass when the night is warm and the activity is full on the street. Relax, enjoy good food, take a friend or two or more. Eat, Drink and be satisfied.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

My husband and I brought our grandkids and great grandboys ro the Mad Greek on the Friday after Christmas. We arrived about 5:30pm and were seated immediately in a long table with three chairs on one side and a banquette on the other. We ordered...an appetizer of feta cheese that has been baked and served with Greek olives and pita bread. For entrees, we had a large variety between the 6 of us. Our youngest great grandson ordered the toasted cheese ravioli which I think he liked. He asked for some Italian bread which I think he liked the very best. The older great grandson ordered a Mad Greek burger which is very large with bacon and a very nice aioli sauce that he really liked. Our grand-daughter, on a gluten free diet, ordered the 4 cheese Ravioli gluten free. She said it was good, but would probably order something different next time. I ordered Theo's Kotopoulo Lemonato which is 2 nicely baked chicken thighs, served with very well cooked "Greek style" green beans which have a very slight tomato sauce and potatoes. This entree also comes with Greek potatoes which are large cut slices of baked potato. This dish has a nice flavor and I believe might be a Greek comfort food. Definitely a large serving - large enough that it can be shared. My husband ordered Lasagna (at a Greek restaurant?). He said it was good, but that the marinara sauce was very tomato-y and over-powering the meat and cheese flavors that he was looking for. All the adults ordered the small Greek salad with their entrees. The "small" salad is very large and is actually a delicious meal in itself. Next time, I may just order a small Greek salad and some pita bread and call it good. That way, I can also try the baklava which I have been told is delicious. I also noticed that they offer tiramisu! Definitely need to return to try that. The service was very fast. Our waiter was very attentive and helped to make it a good experience for our grt grandsons.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

We came on Tuesday where they had a sharer special deal designed for 2 people. "Date Night" type thing... You get to choose from a list of dishes and we chose the dips & pita, the gyros fries with feta, the souvlaki and the sliders....The hummus was outstanding, the meat was all soft and succulent and the sliders were the best of all in size and flavour. We left very full and very happy. Can't recommend it more than enough.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

We hadn’t been to The Mad Greek for several years, but we were in Lawrence today and saw their brunch banner, so we stopped to check it out. The price was perfect. Selection was very nice. The service was excellent. We will be back next...time we are in town on a Sunday.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Deb T, Owner at The Mad Greek, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Thanks so much! Our buffet is a Downtown Lawrence fav! We appreciate your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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