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Encore Cafe

1007 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
+1 785-856-3682
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mango chicken” (5 reviews)
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
“wonton soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1007 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this cafe less pretentious than Zen Zero. For being sort of non-specific Asian cuisine, it was as good as anything else in town. The price was better than some, and the service was good. We will definitely go again!

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time at this venue while visiting in Lawrence, KS. Wide variety of Asian dishes as well as vegetarian dishes. Ordered the Singapore Rice Noodles in a mild curry sauce. Delicious and just the right amount of heat. My wife ordered the Pineapple Fried...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, affordable, delicious food. Friendly service and our food came out quickly. I had chicken fried rice and it was so so good! I would definitely go back!

Thank Hploveshp
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Lawrence! There is a good selection of appetizers and entrees.

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We were walking Mass and came upon the cafe. We were a bit surprised when we entered that it was an oriental resturant you would not gather that from the name. We were promptly greated and seated. The service and food were great. I had...More

Thank Steve Z
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Have been her on many occasions and sometimes has a very relaxing atmosphere, sometimes not so relaxing when very busy especially before shows.

Thank Graham D
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

In Lawrence for a meeting and stopped for a quick Chinese meal. We found Encore delicious and fresh but lacked a bit of private booth space. The tables were worn and a bit tacky to the touch but not dirty. Excellent meal and delicious food.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We love to eat here, and do so regularly. I believe this is the best Chinese food in Lawrence. Service is alway good and the quality of the food is outstanding. The quantity is more than most can eat so you will have lunch the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at The Encore Cafe four times and I have loved everything I've ordered. This place is fantastic Asian cuisine. The atmosphere is welcoming and the wait staff have always been phenomenal. I ordered the lunch bento box with beef and broccoli, fried...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, the Tom yum soup is delicious!! Entrees were mango chicken, some of the mangos were extremely tart and deterred from the overall flavor. The kari shrimp with red potatoes was off. It is to be a curry and it was very peanut...More

Thank Rachel9496
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from Chuck H | Reviewed this property |
I saw that it was open yesterday when we walked by.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-856-3682
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