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Free State Brewing Co

636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2236
+1 785-843-4555
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“quesadillas” (17 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2236
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1 - 10 of 722 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a swim meet. Service was excellent and food was tasty. The cheddar ale soup was delicious and my chicken salad sandwich was good but would have rather just had the salad without the bread. We also enjoyed the jambalaya and...More

Thank ewachtler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the menu, lots of interesting sandwiches and salads. Loved the golden beet sandwich. Waldorf Chicken salad sandwich was very good. Onion rings good, maybe not best I have ever had, but good. Great beer. Great service.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The daily specials never fail to please the palette! Love the queso appetizer and daily soups, they provide a nice variety for repeat visitors. Desserts are delicious, especially the carrot cake.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place for a relaxed lunch meeting. Casual but not "fast foody". Great service and quick.

Thank Y5783RLjohng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beer,good food and ambiance. Fun location and always. Good vibe. Tends too be pretty loud acoustically.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free State is a Lawrence Staple. The beers area above average and they have had to continue to add additional variety as more breweries and local brewpubs have popped up. Wheat State Golden is always a favorite and the variations of IPAs are good as...More

Thank rmcunningham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good beer, good food, but I saw nor tasted anything above average. Service was really good, beer was good, food was average (tip -- these days, you need to have fresh cut fries to keep up with the Joneses). And Poutine should have gravy and...More

Thank Holn1UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great experience here. Great food , great beer and great crowds of people. This place is always busy and at 4:30 on Friday before game day was no exception.

Thank debraharper5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free State is always good and often busy. Nice variety of menu choices and great beer selection. Friendly service too.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 9 January 2018

My boyfriend and I stopped here en route to visit family in Kansas. It was recommended by colleagues who went to school at KU and since my boyfriend is a big craft beer fan it seemed like a good place to stop. We both enjoyed...More

Thank StacyInDC2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2236
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-843-4555
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