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Encore Cafe

1007 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
+1 785-856-3682
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
“wonton soup” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1007 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good Asian restaurant in downtown Lawrence, KS. Our experience as a family was nice. We waited about 15-20 minutes to be set, which was ok considering that was dining time. I had to call the waitress to put our order and she...More

Thank Sidney S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Since Encore opened, we have enjoyed many incredible meals. The food is consistently delicious and the service is good. We live in St. Louis and enjoy so many amazing Asian restaurants in the St. Louis area. We have also lived in San Francisco and Seattle...More

1  Thank ginaraquel
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I am appalled by the attitude of management to customers. I received the wrong order for take out. When I called I was passed from person to person and told at every point that I must have switched the dish with my fiends ( I...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. For vegetarians great too. We love to go here. Good wines, beers and drinks and of course the food is fantastic. Service is great.

Thank WillyA123
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I'd heard wonderful things about this restaurant and it proved to be true. My all time favorite is always Pad Thai and their's was spot on. Huge portion at lunch - took more than half home. Their serving containers at lunch very ingenious! I will...More

Thank lesare2017
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I read reviews carefully before choosing the Encore Cafe and they guided us well. On a Saturday night there was a 15-20 minute wait but we had a drink at the bar and the time passed quickly. The wait staff was very...More

1  Thank Freebirds2
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I'd had Encore to go a couple times as it's a favorite of our friends. Finally had a chance to sit down at the restaurant. Delicious and flavorful. Ample portions. Numerous options. The wonton soup and dumplings were fantastic although the greenery does dominate the...More

Thank larehare
Reviewed 6 January 2017

If your in the mood for Chinese and you want really good food then Encore Cafe is your place. The place is clean, the staff are friendly and the food is always fresh and hot.

1  Thank MsD4U
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We go here whenever we visit our friends. This place has the best Chinese food around. Price is reasonable. They have excellent and friendly wait staff as well.

1  Thank Shufesco
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is my third time eating at Encore. Once again the food and service were top notch. Although this is Chinese food it is not the buffet or fast food take-out type of Chinese so many people think of in the US.

1  Thank Chuck H
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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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