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Free State Brewing Co

) #1 of 240 Restaurants in Lawrence $$ - $$$ American, ,
636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2236
+1 785-843-4555
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you've ever lived in or visited Lawrence, then you've probably been to Free State Brewery. Simply a Lawrence staple. You might go for the vast selection of premium beers brewed by masters, but you'll come back for those and the quality food and customer...More

Thank brentflanders
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great selection of beer and most of them are fairly cheap. A very large venue so wait times aren't long if any. A big negative was the amount of noise. It was so bad at times I couldn't hear the person next to me at...More

Thank Brandon F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Reliably great beers and a very creative menu make this one of our favorite places in Lawrence. Could do without the smoking area you have to walk through to get in the restaurant.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always make Free State Brewery the first place to eat during trips to Lawrence, Kansas. Great location on Mass and usually only a short wait to be seated. Consistently good food, beer and service. Great mix of families and couples of all ages. Can't...More

Thank Brent L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I must admit some some prejudice as I live in Lawrence. Been eating and drinking here since the day they opened. While not all beers are to my taste their Stout, Ad Astra, Copperhead, Cloud Hopper and Storm Chaser are clean, crisp and full of...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second time to eat here. The acoustics are bad so it's pretty loud. You have to try their onion rings. We read other people's reviews and they are right. Onion rings are just delicious and you get a heaping pile on your plate. When...More

Thank texascactusgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent brewpub that offers well-prepared food using fresh, high quality ingredients which makes the dining experience unique. The staff appears to be well trained and professional. Brewpub reviews often stress the beer, and certainly the beer is fine, but the quality of...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town for a business meeting and asked for recommendations on a place to eat--Free State Brewing Co. was an immediate recommendation. It is obviously a popular restaurant as there was a wait. The restaurant was lively (a little loud)--this is not a...More

Thank Emm1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! Great Beer! Great service! Nothing but great people. Love how much beer variety they have!

Thank Miles C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the burger and my ordered chicken sandwich with bacon. Both were very bland. The burger tasted like it had zero seasoning and I couldn't put enough mustard on it to get a good flavor/taste. The chicken sandwich was moist but again no flavor....More

Thank state82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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