Anthony's Restaurant

4.5
808 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Anthony’s Restaurant & Lounge has been family-owned since 1978 and serves award-winning, traditional Italian and American dishes and daily specials, including pasta, steak, veal, chicken and seafood. Anthony's offers casual warmth with an elegant atmosphere and welcomes families. Though all meals are prepared to order, Anthony's offers quick service, making it a great spot for a business lunch. Or come in for a drink. Anthony's has an excellent, affordable wine list and a comfortable bar that's open late. Located within walking distance of the convention center and downtown hotels, Anthony's can accommodate groups of up to 40. If you would like a family-run traditional Italian restaurant with recipes handed down through many generations, look no further. Come to Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge and enjoy our family's tradition.
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BM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's always a pleasant visit, the food taste great!

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OT
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service as always.

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WM
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A first rate experience per usual! We shall return.

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K
St. Louis
23 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was outstanding!

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OT
Kansas City
52 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love everything except the LOUD music.

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OT
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous place with excellent Food. I would recommend to everyone!

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JR
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great experience. They always provide excellent food and service. You will not be disappointed.

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JM
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always the food was great and the service excellent. The Sunday night fried chicken is always a winner!!

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h
Kansas City
12 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Love the atmosphere of this place. Food is great. Good location for eating before going to any event downtown.

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i
Kansas City
28 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect from start to finish and I’m still full!!

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KC
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our meals were good with generous portions. We did get sautéed octopus and it was chewy. But, they took it back and didn’t charge me for it. Nice place.

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MC
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent establishment. Very polite & professional & food was superb!

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OT
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent!!

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D
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent Italian food. My husband and I were not sure from the outside (as there are gates on all the windows). But were pleasantly surprised by how crowded it was and how popular it was. Excellent Spaghetti and Chicken Parmesan. Will definitely be back!

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JG
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is Delicious! Would highly recommend and have referred people.

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OT
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this place, best Italian in KC

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BW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food accompanied by wonderful, friendly staff always makes for a great experience at Anthony’s whenever we come to Kansas City from our home at the Lake of The Ozarks.

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GD
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

My beef tenderloin was horribly bloody twice.... calamari was rubbery. Very sad because i use to love this place.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is a great spot for families. But if you go a little later it’s great for just grown ups too.

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OT
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was outstanding and food and wine were great. I was also impressed with the portion sizes of the appetizer and pasta dish, my daughter and I split the meal and couldn’t finish it all.

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w
Kansas City
8 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Merian was fabulous as always! Very caring and most attentive

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MB
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There were 5 of us (all extremely picky diners) for a birthday dinner before the NFL playoff game and the service and food were second to none. When you get these 5 tough customers to all be on the same page, about any experience, you've excelled. And that's exactly what the wait, bar and kitchen staff did. BRAVO for Anthony's!!!

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b
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience at Anthony's. The food, the atmosphere and service are superb. One of our favorite places downtown.

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KC
Kansas City
22 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is one of my all time favorite - my go to - whenever I want a great meal and great service. I've been coming here for years and I always feel welcome and have never been disappointed.

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JF
Kansas City
68 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was great, unfortunately we were seated next to a family that should have kept with McDonald’s. The mother was so loud that we thought she had a microphone. They were screaming for 40 min or so we couldn’t believe they had finished their meal and were just keeping the table. When they left it was amazing how normal the noise level was. She should have been told to leave to save everyone from hearing about her workout at the club!

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OT
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 5

I and my teen daughter were approached on the way in by people seeming to want money in a more aggressive way than most people do. Inside, I loved the atmosphere but the food was dreadful. The veal was tough, stringy and more breading than meat. It was so covered in sauce/artichokes and still had no taste. Overall was a bad experience and way too expensive for bad food.

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JL
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

We were so disappointed!! The food was not flavorful. Uninspired wine list. The Italian salad is just iceberg lettuce with boxed croutons and a standard Italian dressing - no fresh onion, pepperoncini, or even an olive! Our entrees had no flavor. The bread wasn't homemade. It certainly has the feel of an old-school Italian restaurant but the food hardly met the descriptions on the website or the reviews. I guess we should have ordered the lasagna since its supposedly made fresh every day.

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DH
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

5 of us went for NYE. It's one of my favorite spots in Kansas City. I would recommend going here any day, any time. Great food, great staff & great atmosphere.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service!

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OT
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was absolutely delicious! A fun place to get some great Italian food and have a nice dinner with friends.

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JH
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, servers were rockstars. Tomato sauce is too sweet for my liking but food was excellent.

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JV
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great, authentic Italian food spot! We'd eat there more often if we didn't live 15 miles away.

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OT
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was wonderful!!

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RB
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

A true "Italian Jewel" for sure. Old school traditional Italian food made fresh daily from recipes handed down for 40 years. This is the third generation family running the restaurant. The absolute best tortellini I have ever tasted. Family friendly, casual with a very cozy atmosphere. All of the food is delicious. This is a true gem, don't miss out. If you love Italian you will love Anthony's!

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SD
Dallas
49 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Classic Italian food in KC. It’s a must to visit. Italian good done right!

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S
Kansas City
16 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Babs is always very helpful, and friendly

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C
Kansas City
148 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great. Made us feel so welcome and food was outstanding.

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m
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had a long wait for our food (over an hour), but our waiter warned us beforehand that there was a huge party come in ahead of us. They also gave us a free dessert for our long wait. The food was good and a huge portion. I had enough for two more meals after.

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BE
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Awful service and awful food! Rude and lazy staff. Music way too loud. Bathrooms were disgusting.

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LB
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food! My favorite place to enjoy "The Christmas Story" and "Christmas Vacation"! 🎄🍷

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