Best of Lawrence 2011: And the nominees are...

We appreciate all the feedback we've received as we've put together 2011's Best of Lawrence contest.

The contest starts Jan. 24, but before then we'd still like to hear from you. That's why, starting this week, we're posting maps of candidates for each category.

Today we're looking at the following categories: Best Place for a Date, Best Wi-fi Hotspot and Best Bar.

So look around on the map and let us know what you think. If we've missed something, leave a comment, hit us up on Twitter at @lcom or write us on Facebook.

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Best Of Lawrence 2011: Place For A Date

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Look through the candidates that we've thought of so far for this category. What do you think? Are we missing any of your favorites?

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Best of Lawrence 2011: Wifi Hotspot

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Check out the list of candidates we've gathered so far. What do you think? Are we missing any favorites?

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Best of Lawrence 2011: Best Bar

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After many, many hours of research, we think we have our candidates for Lawrence's best bar. What do you think? Are we missing any favorites?

In the Best Place For A Date Map, you'll find:


Anglers Seafood House

Cafe Beautiful

Ten at The Eldridge



Mad Greek Restaurant

Paisano's Ristorante




Liberty Hall

Lawrence Community Theatre

Lawrence Arts Center

For Best Wi-fi Hotspot, so far we've got:

Java Break

Lawrence Public Library

The Community Mercantile


Border's Books and Music

Panera Bread


And for Best Bar, a wide open field, we've got:

Anglers Seafood House

Ten at The Eldridge

23rd Street Brewery

Abe & Jake's Landing

The Barrel House


The Bourgeois Pig

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

The Burger Stand at The Casbah

The Cave

Crimson & Brews

Dempsey's Burger Pub

Eighth Street Tap Room


Free State Brewing Co.

Harbour Lights

The Hawk


Henry T's Bar & Grill

It's Brothers Bar & Grill

Jackpot Saloon & Music Hall


Jet Lag Lounge

Johnny's Tavern

Louise's Bar

Phoggy Dog

Quinton's Bar & Deli

Red Lyon Tavern

Replay Lounge

Rick's Place

The Sandbar


West Coast Saloon

The Wheel

Wilde's Chateau

Yacht Club Sports Bar & Grill


Rae Hudspeth 9 years, 1 month ago

The Oriental Bistro and Grill (used to be the Mongolian Grill) has been redecorated and is lovely for a date night now.

thomgreen 9 years, 1 month ago

What about:

Best WiFi: The Mirth Cafe Best Bar: Wayne and Larry's

xr650rsource 9 years, 1 month ago

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sallyt 9 years, 1 month ago

wait, y'all wouldn't take a date to the replay?

Erin Graham 9 years ago

Ahh where's Encore in this (date spot or bar)? and Johnny's West (bar)?

Erin Graham 9 years ago

For anyone that hasn't been there, Encore's got great mixed drinks!

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