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 – tapenade – garlic confit –  balsamic reduction – WheatFields Baguette



served medium – risotto – broccoli – piccata


Pesto Chicken Penne

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



beef & pork – marinara – parmesan


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 earlier for brunch/lunch on the weekends! Dine-in or carryout.

"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

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

11:00am - 10:00pm Friday

10:00am - 10:00pm Saturday

10:00am - 9:00pm Sunday