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Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City
Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City

Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.garozzos.com
  • Phone: (816) 221-2455
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm Friday 11am-11pm Saturday 4pm-11pm Sunday 4pm-9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Catering available at any location, any time, any cuisine. Please call Todd Ferguson at (816)589-7072
  • Private Party Facilities: Private party seating for up to sixty. Please call for details.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please join us Monday night December 6th at our original Downtown location for a 5 course Wine Dinner featuring the outstanding wines of Castello Banfi.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Missouri & Harrison
  • Public Transit: KC Metro
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking available on the street surrounding the restaurant. Private parking lot located caddy corner to the front door.
A word from Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City
• Michael Garozzo, his wife Marguerite and their four daughters own and operate Kansas City's most awarded and popular Italian restaurant. Garozzo's boasts fine dining cuisine, moderately priced, in a family atmosphere. The restaurant is Zagat rated as one of the top Italian restaurants in the country, a Kansas City dining tradition for nearly 20 years. Garozzo's is where their signature dish Chicken Spiedini began, now often imitated and never duplicated around town; Garozzo's has made Chicken Spiedini a Kansas City staple. The Garozzo family and staff welcome you to any of four locations in the Kansas City area for a true Italian dining experience. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "It had been years since I'd been to Garozzo's and I was very pleased to find that the quality of food & the atmosphere were just the same as I remembered. From the appetizers & salads to the dessert, we left very satisfied. I highly recommend Garozzo's for the full Italian experience!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Garozzo's continues to be a pleasure. The food is simply wonderful. It was pretty busy, so we were seated in the bar but, actually, it was a little quieter there. I was a little disappointed in our waiter who was just not up to the usual standard I expect from Garozzo's. We had to remind him to bring another drink, and bread was not served until after we had our salads. He seemed a little distracted that night. Maybe just an off night. I love Garozzo's and expect I will go back any time I can."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Great service - very kind and accommodating. Food excellent - everyone enjoyed the evening"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Shared dinner with my significant other and another couple. Service was spectacular and food was delicious as always. Atmosphere made it the perfect evening!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The service was good. The food was great had a real good time. My first time."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We dine at all the Garozzo's restaurants but when we need to be "transported" and feel like we are in a New York Italian restaurant it's Garozzo's downtown for us. We love the location, parking on the street, tight table set-up, and of course the wide choices on the menu. Also, take a minute and look at the pictures on the wall, they will bring back a lot of memories from past and present Kansas City, and world-wide greats. If you are looking for a quiet, intimate Italian restaurant this is not for you. But, there's nothing better than Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin singing in the background as you dine on authentic Italian cuisine - and although the Spideni is awesome, don't limit yourself to that only. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Always outstanding Italian food! Cozy atmosphere for couples or great for groups and special occasions. Love the Sicilian Garlic Dip or Calamari for starters and the Chicken Spiedini Samantha is divine!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "The food is always good here. They should check the bathrooms regularly and keep them clean and stocked properly."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Garozzo's never ceases to please. Always a very romantic spot. Even with friends, it's a very intimate experience with excellent Italian Food."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Had a great experience here. Friendly staff who were happy to change our reservation last minute. Neat atmosphere and reasonably priced food."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I took my wife to Garrozos for my birthday and upon arrival, we were immediately seated with our favorite waitress Cheri. Service was outstanding even though they were busy. The food was hot and delicious. Thank you for making my wife's birthday dinner memorable."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Great food. Great service. Great atmosphere. Sat in bar area to watch the baseball game. It was crowded but fun. There's no other place in KC like Garozzo's."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Not sure I would go back often. The chicken spedinni was a little dry and not the special dish I thought it would be, since they were known for that. I had to wave down the server to ask for more water and soda. The broccoli was hard and without much seasoning at all. Didn't Sound like the Garozzo's I had heard about. I wonder if they were just having a bad night?"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We always have a great experience at Garozzo's but this time Anna made it extra special"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Haven't been to the Downtown restaurant for years. Forgot how great it was. Loved the food service and music. Will definitely take friends and go back"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Garazzo's has the best Spedinni in the city, not to mention their alfredo sauce is my favorite also. I have not had a dish I did not LOVE. The staff is great"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "One of Kansas City consistently undeniably great restaurants! The food is great and the wait staff is knowledgeable and attentive! A great pick for a first date or a family gathering. I recommend this place to anyone looking for a top notch reasonably priced restaurant."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I've been taking out of town guests here for years.... Garazzo's is a hit every single time! I'm proud to have a restaurant of this outstanding, consistant quality in KC."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our waitress was terrific! She learned it was our anniversaries. Each couple received a wonderful dessert with the anniversary number displayed on the plate in chocolate! A perfect ending to a wonderful celebration of your mutual anniversaries!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My wife and I love Garozzo's Ristorante! When my family came over from Sicily, they lived nearby so when we're in the mood for the best Italian in Kansas City, it's also nice to see where my family lived on 5th. The food is authentic and amazing - I recommend it every chance I get!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Spedini was the signature dish and it was fantastic. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting KC. It is a gem off the beaten path"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I live in Baltimore now and have not been to Garozzo's for 15 years; however, it was quite a treat to come back and get the same great food I remember I'm a unique setting that is not found in other places in KC. Thanks for the trip down memory lane, and for the great service and food."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "If you want the real deal, this is where you go. Excellent food, great service. Price are not unreasonable. View the menu before you go."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We loved the food, wine, & service. The only thing we were hoping for that wasn't available was private seating or at least a quieter atmosphere. They really pack the tables and chairs in there."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Tables too close to each other. I kept getting bumped in the back by the servers"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "We almost always take our family to Garrozos for celebrations. It's a good urban vibe with reliably great food and service. We have yet to be disappointed . love the artichoke Siciliano and the Spedini!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Garozzo's is my favorite restaurant! Our favorite waiter's, Phill and Michael, always treat us very well!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "While visiting Kansas City we found Garozzo's on Open Table and made a reservation. We were pleasantly surprised as we found ourselves off the beaten path and when we opened the door of our taxi knew we were in for a treat with the amazing aroma of delicious Italian food. There was a 35 minute wait but got a table within 5 minutes because of our Open Table reservation. The food was absolutely amazing and were so happy with everything about Garozzo's. The tables are close together in this small neighborhood restaurant but I found that it added to the atmosphere of a great family Italian restaurant."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Everything is great. My only beef is how close we are to other tables. You can easily listen to others conversations. We had put in our reservation we were celebrating our anniversary. We went there because a friend thought it was romantic. Not for us. They put us at a table next to the entrance of the dining room we were in. Because of that we had a lot of traffic disturbing us. But the food and service was awesome."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We had outstanding service during our dining experience. The food was phenomenal!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Love having local restaurants unique to KC and try to patron them as often as possible."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "First off, the waitstaff is traditionally older like a European eaterie, so that assures you will be contributing directly to the local economy. And they're good! We had a blond waitress, didn't catch her name, but she had the air of a relative while waiting on us: unpretentious, instructive, caring and familiar, all dressed in respect. The food is very good. The sauces were delish, very homemade and not too salty. Next time, I will probably ask for an extra plate and split our choices so I can taste many different things."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Our experience at Gorozzo's was absolutely amazing! I have been to several high end restaurants around the world but nothing tops the food and the dining experience we had at Goroozzo's; everything was perfect. The staff at Garozzo's were amazing! Can't wait to get back!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Wondeful! Last minute surprise for my husband, family and friends joined us for his birthday! Spiedini, lasagne, Classico chianti and cafe garozzo...thanks to the staff for another Wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Genuine neighborhood Italian restaurant. The food was good to very good, but the ambiance and service combined to make it a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Took my son here for his 21st bday and he looooved it!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Love the spedini! That's the best entree for us. We also love the location and love the stuff artichoke. It's a fave for the whole family!"
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Must be living on reputation. Moldy smell upon entering. salads with limp lettuce, too much dressing. Won't go back"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Whenever I come to the Kansas City area, stopping at Garozzos is a must! The food is outstanding -especially the Chicken Spiendini Garozzo. Never disappointed. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We've visited Garozzo's many times, mostly for the spedieni, though all the other items have also been very good. The service is always impeccable. The atmosphere is typical Italian, with family photos and some paintings adorning the walls. It can get crowded, so we usually visit early for dinners. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 5/24/2014