Discover the best restaurants in Lawrence KS. If you don't want to play the guessing game, I have some great recommendations. In another article I wrote about attractions in the city of Lawrence, I mentioned a place downtown called Free State Brewery. This brewery is also a restaurant, and so you're going to see it on this short list of four. Here are four of the top ranked dining establishments that Lawrence, Kansas has to offer. Let's get started first with Free State Brewing Company. Out of over 200 restaurants in the city, this one is currently ranked #3. Do you like artichoke dip? How about some quesadillas, fish and chips, onion rings or cheddar ale soup? It sounds like Free State Brewing has quite a delicious menu, right? Plus you don't just get to count on great food but also great beer as well. The Burger Stand at the Cabash sure sounds interesting, doesn't it? Is it really just a stand? You're probably thinking they serve up the most delicious burgers in Lawrence, and you would be right. Located at 803 Massachussetts Street, The Burger Stand at the Cabash is known for its smoked burgers, truffle fries, vegetarian burgers, duck pate, corn dogs and much more.