Basil Leaf Cafe

A Lawrence Destination

The Basil Leaf Cafe is a small and unique locally owned cafe that offers fresh and affordable made from scratch cuisine.

Our Menu

Antipasto Crostini

basil tomato compote – burrata – olives – crostini –  balsamic reduction – served cold



served medium – risotto – seasonal vegetable


Pesto Chicken Penne

pesto – mushroom – tomato – scallion – bell pepper – lemon



local heirloom tomato – local basil – mozzarella pearls – balsamic reduction


Tortellini Cordon Bleu

alfredo – fried chicken – bacon – ham – mushroom – scallion 


The Basil Leaf Cafe is proud to have built a loyal following in the Lawrence community. We are excited to continue the tradition of amazing food and provide great service as we continue to grow our locally owned restaurant.

We are excited to be introducing an updated menu with all of your favorites and some new items as well. We open at 4 pm daily for dinner and offer dine-in, to-go and delivery!

"The basil leaf is wonderful. We had amazing service & delicious food here in a cozy, intimate environment."

"Lovely place to grab some great food. It’s always busy! You definitely don’t want to miss out!"

"I love the Chicken Cordon Bleu Tortellini! It’s crispy, creamy, and amazing. Would definitely recommend this restaurant!"

Dine with Us

(785) 856-0459


(785) 856-0459

Opening Hours

11:00am - 9:00pm Sunday

4:00pm - 9:00pm Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday

4:00pm - 10:00pm Thursday

11:00am - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday