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Free State Brewing Co

€€ - €€€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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“fish and chips” (46 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2236
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, atmosphere, and wonderful beer. Try to go weekly. Any of my friends and family know this is my place to celebrate anything!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free State Brewing is located on Massachusetts, the Main St. in Lawrence. Being a college town, this is the happening area. Very cool eatery with excellent food and fantastic service. Started with drinks and the half order of Onion Rings in Beer Batter, they were...More

Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is alive with the energy that makes for a great experience. Food and beer would be exceptional anywhere, Been hosting Kansas for a hundred years or so. Ten minutes from I-70,we were glad we decided to stop.Reputed to be inspiration for pub in...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just great food and brews. The classic burger was perfecty prepared and the apple walnut salad was my wife's favorite. This will be a regular stop when we're in the area.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local food in an authentic setting.... The black bean quesadillas have been my favorite for years! Go on cheese overload with their cheddar ale soup with salad paired with something yummy brewed onsite.

Thank RedHollyhocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come for the craft beer. Stay for the food. Fish and chips are awesome! Not much kid food so leave them at home.

Thank gttmeier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had spent the whole day in the sun, so I really wanted something light. Had the apple walnut salad and added chicken. I wanted their pear salad that I'd seen on their website, but they said they hadn't updated the website and weren't serving it....More

Thank pnkybrwstr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a long wait for a spot for our group, but once seated, were able to enjoy a tasty selection of foods and drinks. You might do well to reserve in advance as this is a very popular place.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We love eating here. It’s our favorite spot. Best local restaurant in Lawrence. Lawrence has great local flavor spots. Free State is one of the best. Regular finisher in multiple categories of Lawrence’s Best. Traditional and unique flavor options are all available. Historical building. Great...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner a couple of times with family and we enjoyed the salmon entrée and the onion rings. There's also a great selection of beers!

Thank Andres_and_Angela
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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