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Paisano's Ristorante

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2112 W 25th St, Lawrence, KS 66047-3757
+1 785-838-3500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lawrence, Kansas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met with friends for dinner at Paisanos tonight. Let me state at the outset that the service was excellent: considerate, friendly, attentive and polite. However, the dish I ordered was close to horrid: uninteresting, flavorless, and cold. My friends ordered a variety of other dishes but, from the look of the dishes, were quite probably also unappetizing. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Louise H
Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My family and I have eaten at Paisano's for many years. We would routinely have dinner before or after a basketball game or on a trip to visit our daughters at KU. We always thought that Paisano's served the best Italian food in Lawrence. Our most recent visit was not so good. The service was actually quite good and consistent... More 

1 Thank Jerry C
Germantown, Wisconsin
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201 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Service was horrible. The waitress was new to this location but had experience at the other Paisano's. Which we wouldn't have known unless she told us. We had to ask her for everything. Both pasta dishes we had were good as well as the salad. Bread sticks were okay.

Thank COJOWisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have eaten at Paisano's numerous times at both their Lawrence and Topeka locations. Great Italian food. Haven't had anything we didn't like.

Thank ShelleyD007
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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234 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Visited my favorite restaurant in Lawrence, KS again tonight and was not disappointed. Our server was fantastic - attentive, informative, and on-the-ball. Monday nights the bottles of wine are half off, so of course we ordered a bottle of cab. Nice $32 bottle of wine for $16! I ordered my favorite which is veal marsala with fettucine alfredo. It was... More 

1 Thank swoodruf
Manhattan, Kansas
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I have eaten here over the years and always thought this was a great Italian place to eat in Lawrence. Our most recent visit was very disappointing. Service was poor ---I had an empty ice tea glass when our food arrived and had to ask for more iced tea that wasn't delivered until the meal was half completed-warm with no... More 

Thank jweaver21
Houston, Texas
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304 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Husband & I grew up and lived in Lawrence for 35 years. We ate here two times while in town. We were in town for a funeral and wanted to take family and friends out for a nicer dinner, but did not want to drive to K.C. in the down pouring rain. It was suggested by a family member who... More 

Thank usroadrats
Saint Louis, Missouri
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and I have enjoyed everything. The food and service are great and the menu is fairly extensive.

Thank Fischcmt
Lawrence, Kansas
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

For a random weekday dinner this experience was better than average but didn't quite knock it out of the park for me. The hostess seated us promptly and, given that it was 5:45 PM when most resturants have a wait in this town, I thought this could be a really bad sign or we just lucked out tonight. It turns... More 

Thank Christie S
Lawrence, Kansas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I love this place for atmosphere, food, drinks, if you choose, and desserts. Prices are comparable with other Italian restaurants but give you more to eat, including unlimited salad and breadsticks with the create your own pasta (My choice). Offering menu specials throughout the week. The atmosphere reminds me of the cool restaurants from mob movies complete with pictures of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2112 W 25th St, Lawrence, KS 66047-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-838-3500

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