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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“If you’re looking for great local beer and a warm atmosphere, this is the place. Food is top notch and the service has always been great. The acoustics can be very noisy at times however if you're looking for an energetic, lively setting it is great! ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
“ The food is okay, but its their bar that is really on point and has one of the best craft beer lists on Mass. An old bank converted to restaurant, their aesthetic is classic and their happy hour runs 7 days a week, 10pm-close ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Always full of hungry, happy people. Great way to energize your morning with a solid plate of food and friendly folks.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Diner
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“Fantastic service, delicious food. Must have fresh cake and pie selection. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Great for every kind of eater. Their meat is Kansas-raised, great selection of veggie burgers, fries, shakes, etc.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“More than a bakery but the bread is amazing! Serves great food too. Clothes early (7 pm maybe) so check before you go for dinner but breakfast & lunch...yum! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Easily walkable, great coffee choices and bakery items too. Locally owned and operated! Great Lawrence feel. They also have another location Downtown. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great little corner bakery. Stop in for a pastry and a coffee and enjoy the vibe.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This place has it all; great beer, excellent and ever evolving cuisine, and an exposed industrial aesthetic softened by plenty of beautiful live edge wood accents. It appeals to all the senses! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local restaurant with local ingredients, amazing food, and drinks. In the summer, try the Frose!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Locally owned sports and family theme brewery. Popular place for game day fun! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Oven fired pizzas, sidewalk dining, downtown,great place to be on a warm day in Lawrence.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Excellent local food, super cool interior, good happy hour, nice bar. Reservations sometimes recommended. Because of the neat stone walls, it can be a little loud. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for local fare. After, walk along the levee to look for eagles, hit North Lawrence shops, or explore the architecture in the area. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Cajun cooking in the heart of Lawrence. The catfish po'boy, gumbo, hushpuppies, and all of their cakes are delicious.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“When the weather is nice you can sit outside on the 5th floor rooftop and they sometimes have live music. Great views over campus and best view of the city.”
  • 6 locals recommend