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Cafe Beautiful

730 Massachusetts St, Ste B, Lawrence, KS 66044-2344
+1 785-766-1030
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good0%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
2 Apr 2018
“Our Absolute Favorite”
3 Mar 2018
“A beautiful memorable experience worth the price.”
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Japanese, Asian
730 Massachusetts St, Ste B, Lawrence, KS 66044-2344
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I come in several times a year, simply because we love it, and want to spend all of our special occasions here. We love feeling so pampered. The food is truly out of this world. Chef Mel has also done some spectacular...More

Thank OctopusInAKilt
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Thoughtfully created locally sourced multicourse meal prepared in what is basically a private setting overlooking Mass Street in Downtown Lawrence. Must be booked ahead of time. You can't get more a romantic and intimate dining experience here in LFK.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This restaurant is a fabulously intimate venue. You must have reservations. Chef Melinda Roeder is a master at Asian fusion and her presentation is a true art form. The menu is different every time and she takes into consideration her guests' food dietary restrictions and...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Cafe Beautiful is simply one of the finest restaurants my husband and I have ever visited. We are "foodies," and we have eaten in the top restaurants in Kansas City, Lawrence, and other major cities around the country, including New York City. We have also...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This special evening in December 2014 (not 2015 as indicated, 2014 wasn't an option) was marred by being told that our table of 13 would be the only seating of the nigh but upon arrival there was a seating of 4 or 6 before us...More

Thank traveldog007
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Café Beautiful sounded like an ideal experience, so three weeks before we were to be driving from Pennsylvania through that part of the country I called the restaurant, leaving several messages. Some days later the chef returned the calls, and we explained about our situation...More

Thank Cochon
Reviewed 3 February 2016

we have called over 10 to 12 times to make a resveration mmmost of the time no one answere the time they did three days noyice and no tables we are still trying

1  Thank ART B
Reviewed 18 October 2015

No better dining experience in Lawrence than this! Reservations are required. Only 6-8 diners a night, served 10 courses of the most exquisite food prepared by a chef who knows food! Don't miss this experience.

Thank Winni50
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Probably the best evening, and overall meal we've ever experienced - but I will admit that the menu was a little out of our normal comfort zone. Chef Mel said it best, if you have an "open palate" you will enjoy the experience. Mel's background...More

2  Thank JLCLJC
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Cafe Beautiful is the most unique dining experience you can have in Lawrence and the surrounding area. I've been fortunate enough to eat her twice and both times have been fantastic. Each course is like a work of art and the flavors are amazing!

1  Thank tltltltl
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$65 - US$85
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
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Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
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17:00 - 02:00
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17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 Massachusetts St, Ste B, Lawrence, KS 66044-2344
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-766-1030
Hidden in the heart of downtown Lawrence, Cafe Beautiful delivers an intimate and truly unique dining experience. BYOB. Advance Reservations Required.
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