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Oct 16, 2011 02:36 PM

saturday in Lawrence KS

We are going to be in Lawrence on a saturday night and are interested in some recommendations. We are planning on eating around 7 or 7:30 and are looking to eat somewhere without crazy long lines. We have previously eaten at Aladdin's and the indian restaurant in town. We love all cuisine types and would prefer places other than burger bars as we have plenty of those in Manhattan where we live. We also are not looking for anything on the expensive side so we would like entrees in the teens or under.


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  1. Good luck with the crazy long lines on a gameday they will pretty much be everywhere.
    I do like Zen Zero and Jeffersons. Free State Brewery is excellent as well, but good luck getting in there.

    Oh, almost forgot.

    Zen Zero
    811 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044

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    1. re: chileheadmike

      luckily we'll be in town on the 29th so the football game will be in Texas. Zen Zero sounds like it might be just what we are looking for.


      Zen Zero
      811 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044

      1. re: chileheadmike

        Gotta second the suggestion for Free State, especially if you are a beer lover.

        La Parilla is very casual (almost fast food), but is delicious. The standard menu is a bit "Americanized" but the chef always has a great special that never fails to make me happy.

      2. Love Free State Brewery and the Oread hotel in the bar has a great pretzel cheese thing that is so good..great burgers too.

        1. I'm too late for the OP, but wanted to add that Esquina on Mass fits her requirements well. Very good Latin fusion, casual setting, and a good bar in the evenings, too.