Aladdin's Cafe

Lawrence, Kansas

4.0 / 3 votes

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Authentic Middle Eastern and Greek food

Restaurant, Coffee/Tea/Juice

Aladdin's Cafe is locally owned, and it serves 15 vegetarian dishes and 3 vegan dishes. They have a buffet on Sunday from 11:00 to 3:00.

Added by Caitlin Haggard on Nov 10 07 (last updated Jan 12 12)

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I think the people who work at Aladdin's Cafe have some confusion about veganism. For some reason, only four of the items on the menu are marked as vegan, when clearly there are more items that can be considered vegan (if prepared properly).

Unfortunately, they heat the pita bread on the same grill that's used to cook meat, so I asked my confused server to have them heat it in the microwave instead. They brought me grilled pita bread anyway and then had to remake the dish. I rarely eat here, because I don't want to deal with the hassle of trying to make sure the pita bread on my sandwich is prepared correctly when there are so many other veg-friendly places to eat in Lawrence.

As for the food itself, the genie dip appetizer is really good, and I like their falafel sandwich a lot. Both the lentil soup and saffron-spiced rice sides are decent.

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Neighborhood

Downtown

Non-Smoking

Accepts Reservations

Wheelchair Accessible

Prices

$$ - average

Payment

  • American Express Discover MasterCard Visa

Cuisines

  • Middle Eastern/Persian
  • Greek

Features

  • Buffet
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Large Group-Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Private Rooms

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Hours

11am - 9pm
11am - 10pm
11am - 9pm

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