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Papa Keno's Pizzeria

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1035 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2961
+1 785-841-7272
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Topeka, Kansas
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411 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I love their thin crust pizza and despite much travels around the country and world, no one can beat it. It's every bit as good as the best places in Italy, New York, etc. The staff are courteous and professional. The only problem I have is their bathroom facilities. Last time we visited, the toilet paper roll... More 

Thank CM W
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We are thrilled we stumbled on this pizza place. You can order by the slice or while pie. We did by the slice. It was huge. They offer to cut it for you and I would suggest it. The pizza comes out hot and delicious. The crust is this and crispy but not cracker which was perfect. It looked like... More 

Thank jillann412
Lawrence, Kansas
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great for all to enjoy pizza by the slice with all varieties of toppings and sandwiches and other foods.

Thank James M
Gilbert, Arizona
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

There were three of us so we ordered an entire pie but saw their single slices WOW! Pizza was wonderful and sure didn't lack with cheese. Great experience & good pizza!

Thank CruisinDawn
Lawrence, Kansas
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157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We ordered the Big Papa and was not satisfied. It is very pricey just for adding a few ingredients plus they charge more for a half and half. For only 3 additonal toppings and a price tag of $37 I would never do that again. Plus the crust is so doughy and by time you see all the crust its... More 

Thank JDD800
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good pizza. Historic building. Plenty of Parking. Sidewalk vistas. Next door to Watkins Museum. Neat place to bring the kids.

1 Thank Laura C
Altoona, Iowa
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115 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Went here Friday night around 7 for dinner and beer. The place was packed, but we ordered some beers at the bar and stood around until we were seated 20 minutes later. I am by no means a beer connoisseur, so I can't say if the beer here is up to par with the best breweries, but I did have... More 

Thank Greg G
Lawrence, Kansas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

So good! HUGE slices served for lunch of dinner. You can buy the whole pie as well. lots of choices, build your own. The big pie is like 24 inches!!

Thank KansasKari
Maui, Hawaii
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Good pizza if you are student....you get a lot of bread, a little sauce and even less toppings for the money.

Thank Andrew H
Lawrence, Kansas
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901 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Papa Keno's is famous for the size of their slices. It is always fun to take the kids there. They make a nice kinda floppy slice. It tastes good!

Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2961
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-841-7272

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?