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When it comes to student housing in Lawrence, location is everything. You want to be close to campus, but you also want to be close to entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. We’ve compiled a short list of restaurants near Orchard Corners to help give you an idea of where you would be living.

Bubble box

If you’re ever craving boba, whether you like smoothies or teas, Bubble Box is right next to Orchard Corners! Try out a Coffee Milk Tea boba drink, or one of their fruity slushies. Customers love the friendly staff and high quality drinks, and say that it’s worth the drive. But if you’re living at Orchard Corners KU student housing, you can just walk right over to get your drink!

Leeway Franks

Leeway Franks serves high-end hotdogs that will give ballpark dogs a run for their money. It’s only a 4 minute drive away from Orchard Corners off of Iowa St. As if you needed another excuse to go try some hand-crafted sausages, these Bratwursts and Frankfurters are only 4 minutes away from your student housing in Lawrence.

Jade Garden

If you’re looking for some good Chinese & Vietnamese food, head over to Jade Garden! Enjoy some fresh spring rolls, Vietnamese Pho Noodle Soup, or Bulgogi Over Rice. Jade Garden is next to Bubble Box and right by Orchard corners, so you don’t have to venture far from your KU apartment to get some quality food.

Burgers By Biggs

Burgers By Biggs grinds their own burgers daily out of fresh brisket, inside round, and ribeye. They also have a ground chicken & zucchini burger for a healthier option. Just drive 5 minutes away from your favorite KU student housing and you’ll find these delectable fresh-cut fries and old-fashioned milk shakes waiting for you.

If being ½ a mile away from the University of Kansas wasn’t enough to convince you that Orchard Corners has the best location, maybe all of these restaurants surrounding it will. If you have any questions about living at Orchard Corners, feel free to contact us today!


Located right next to the KU campus, just off Bob Billings Parkway and Kasold, Orchard Corners is a student apartment community created with only YOU in mind.