Traveling around Lawrence KS, you are going to work up an appetite. That is especially true if you visit the downtown area and take a stroll. Luckily for you, downtown Lawrence and Massachusssetts Street feature all kinds of great dining establishments. There are other great restaurants located around the city of Lawrence as well. Wherever you are at the moment, hopefully you can make it by one of these four picks to enjoy a delicious meal.

Merchants Pub & Plate is a really unique restaurant, and guess what, it’s on Massachussetts Street, specifically 746 Massachussetts Street. Short ribs, bangers and mash, shrimp and grits and bison burgers are just some of what you are going to see on the menu. One of the most interesting aspects of Merchants Pub & Plate is that the restaurant is located within an old bank. How cool is that?

This next place sounds really cool, too. It is called Mad Greek Restaurant, and it is found at 907 Massachussetts Street. Rice pilaf, spinach pie, Greek Salads, lamb, tiramisu and more can be ordered up at Mad Greek Restaurant. Have you ever been served flaming cheese before? How does that sound to you? Order up your flaming cheese, along with some wine.

Ladybird Diner is a great choice if you’re hungry, and you can find it at 721 Massachussetts Street. According to reviews, you can get a delicious breakfast there for sure. How does pancakes, eggs and sausage sound to you? You can also order up a burger, cherry pie, cornbread, lavender cake and much more. When is the last time you got to try lavender cake?

I reviewed one barbecue restaurant from Lawrence in another article, and now it is time to look at a second one. Bigg’s Barbecue is located at 2429 Iowa Street, and it is known for its baby back ribs, burnt ends, brisket and more. Do you like hot links, fried okra and cinnamon apples? All of it sounds delicious, and the place serves up specials on certain days.

Whether you are in the mood for barbecue, breakfast or some other type of cuisine, these four restaurants in Lawrence are going to do you right. Think about what foods you would like to try, and then you can make your way to one of the restaurants. If you end up over on Massachussetts Street, you might get distracted because there is so much to do there.