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O Cafe

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1530 W 6th St Unit E, Lawrence, KS 66044-1736
+1 785-312-9211
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Lawrence, Kansas
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife, sister, brother-in-law and I went to O Café (OC) to celebrate my birthday. I am looking to find my "go to" Asian restaurant in Lawrence. I had never been to O Café previously but had read good reviews. We got there on Saturday around 6:30 p.m. on March 18, 2017. I wish I could say OC was as... More 

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Thank Larry G
Lawrence, Kansas
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, free kimchi appetizers; not just regular cabbage kimchi but a rotating spread of other fermented goods like kkakdugi and danmuji. My favorite dish is japchae followed by bibimbap. The decor is weirdly Americana, but this is the second Korean restaurant in Lawrence that had a strong Americana interior so maybe that's the theme we're going with in this town... More 

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Thank Renee W
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118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place has a lot of things working against it. The location, in a small strip mall next to a nail salon, must make it hard to get a good clientele. The decoration is frightening, somewhere around a Kansas rustic, country, or just chintzy. And to top it all off, the music is pretty bad. All that said, however, the... More 

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Thank Town P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. I could eat soon dubu everyday for the rest of my life and be happy. Bibimbap is comes in stone bowl. Seafood pajeon is great. I don't even like seafood and I like it.

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Thank mandy a
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I don't normally think of little strip malls as having "go-to" places for tremendous food, but that is certainly the case with O Cafe. One problem that I will admit to is that IF the first thing I try off the menu is sublime, then I may eat their food 100 times without changing my order. Therefore, I can only... More 

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Thank Brendon G
Lawrence, Kansas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I had no idea what to expect, but I really loved my meal and this place. Typical strip mall decor. Nothing exciting there. But the food was unique, fresh, and plentiful. I especially enjoyed the kimchi and pickled radish relish that just kept being supplied through out the meal. I intend to return and tell all my friends about it!... More 

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Thank Theresa Terry S
Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this cozy, funky decorated restaurant for dinner. Food was excellent, authentic Korean. Loved the noodles and dumplings. Favorite dish was beef noodles. Completely recommend it.

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Thank sandym7872013
Lawrence, Kansas
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is the first time I have ever eaten Korean food. The owner is very kind and helps you make your choices if you are unsure. The food is wonderful and fresh

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Thank Danny G
Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant with some English tea decor. Service was good and cook/owner came by the table to greet us. The food was excellent had the beef noodles and kimchi (delicious). Quiet spot. Reasonable prices.

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Thank sandym7872013
Kansas
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Good food, wish the Jasmine tea had not been in a tea bag. Korean owner cook very genuinely helpful, waitress that day needed to concentrate a little more, forgot to tell us that they were out of one of our orders...

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Thank R Keith M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 W 6th St Unit E, Lawrence, KS 66044-1736
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-312-9211

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