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About Blue Bird Bistro
The idea behind blue bird bistro is a simple one. Actually, it's more an ideal than an idea. An ideal that starts with a passion for organic food and our desire to share its benefits. A belief in pure, all natural foods unburdened of artificial additives and preservatives. A responsibility to promote sustainable foods and the positive impact that it makes on our world. And a commitment to work closely with local farmers who share in these ideals.
The result is an eclectic mix of flavorful, delicious organic fare, ideal for the discerning diner. A diner who truly understands how good organic can be.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Organic, Steak, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday 7am to 9pm
Friday and Saturday 7am to 10pm
Sunday 9am to 2pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
blue bird bistro will prepare organic, all natural and local food for your special event. E-mail us at email@example.com for details.
A private lot is located just north of the restaurant. Street parking is also available in the area.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Weekly Wednesday Night Table. Communal, 4 course dinner featuring items from local farms, with wine pairings. Starts at 7pm, Reservations recommended.
Blue Bird Bistro Ratings and Reviews
I very much enjoyed a late lunch at the Bluebird. My friend had the salmon, because he remembered how good it was the last time he was there. And it did not disappoint. I was able to order off the breakfast menu, and got the potato skillet. It was so good I wanted to lick the plate. There was a good wine list in a broad range of prices, which I very much appreciated. LOVE the creative decor and the atmosphere. The Bird Cafe is my “go to” restaurant in KC.
I really want to like this place but there are so many other great places in KC that you can't just be mediocre. I never ever add salt to my food but I had to add some to my pork dish. The hummus was standard. The cake needed more frosting since it was dry. The food always takes so long to come out.
Wonderful place. Wonderful people. Wonderful food.
Our server was amazing. So kind and patient. I brought my family to the bistro for brunch. My family, coming from a small town, where not quite "aligned" with the restaurants menu. They asked the waiter to change the menu and chef's creations to fit what they wanted. I was so embarrassed. However, the server was a champ. Did just that and accommodated my whole family. Thank you for making that an easy morning.
I might not bring my family back because they can't handle and appreciate absolutely outstanding food, but I for sure will be making multiple visits each month from here on out!
This was our first time here and we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent neighborhood restaurant, which is a short walk to the Kauffman Center. We went for a pre-concert dinner. The cocktails were innovative and expertly made and the food was fantastic. The only downside is that it would be good to have a written dessert menu. After hearing a verbal list of the dessert choices, we ordered a slice of cake to split. It turned out to be $15, which seemed much for a dessert slice of cake. On the other hand, the cake was absolutely fantastic and the slice was huge - we split one half of the cake and took the rest home and split the other half after dinner at home the next night.
I love the Blue Bird for what they do great- support local, seasonal and vegetarian/vegan friendly eating. And I love it that they've remained a Westside institution. However I was sorely disappointed by the quality of my food on a recent visit for a family birthday celebration dinner. We started with the hummus, which was yummy. Then had the butternut squash soup. It was not a soup at all, but rather an unfortunate bowl of puree, the consistency of baby food. Very unappealing. On to the salmon, which was served with what sounded fresh and seasonal - a salad of white beans, green beans and tomatoes.
When the server put the plate down, I smelled something funny before I even picked up my fork. I assumed the salmon was bad. The salmon was fine, although a bit overcooked. But after a few investigatory bites, I realized it was the white beans. They were about 2-3 days past their use by date, and also undercooked. Even though I only took a few bites, my stomach was still in distress the next day.
Since this was a family celebration, I didn't want to make a fuss. So I pushed the beans around my plate. I spoke with my server discretely after our meal, and she handled the situation satisfactorily. I get it that sometimes things go wrong. But what I don't understand is how anyone in the kitchen could have allowed that food to go out?
Thank you Blue Bird for being such a great place to get breakfast, brunch and a nice glass of wine. But please work on your dinner. I want to want to come back.
When we came in, servers appeared harried and behind on washing glassware. The couple beside me said, "could we please get our drink order?" Received appetizer before drinks, no bread served with salad until we requested it. We were finished with the salad by the time it was brought to our table. Our food was tasty, but the prices were high compared considering we had catfish, chicken, and tofu-not exotic proteins. Not sure if I can tolerate the bad service and prices in order to get to the food...
We both has the bison burger. The size and consistency of the bun does detract a little from the spectacular burger and monsterous slice of tomato ~ which tasted amazing. The side salad was a tad underwhelming, but fair. We saw a VERY LARGE chocolate cake on the counter across the room, and inquired about it... port wine infused 4-layer chocolate cake. (We suggest you share a slice). Overall - quite exceptional meal AND service.
This is one of our favorite breakfast spots! It's normally amazing. The food is great, there's a wonderful rustic feel and the choice of menu items can please everyone!
This particular experience was not the greatest. They ran out of biscuits which I realize happens, but my husband just asked for a few pieces of bacon instead of a his biscuit and he was told there would be an up charge. They were also out of jelly (for my English muffin that replaced my biscuit). Mind you we were eating on a Saturday morning. It's not like they didn't know how many people they serve on a weekend.
Our server was also pretty bad. We had to ask another waitress several times if she could go find him to refill our coffee.
I only recommend Blue Bird because I know how good it can be. Good thing this wasn't my first visit or I'd never go back.
We enjoyed superb service from friendly and charming waitstaff. The restaurant atmosphere is perfect. Everything (chicken, salmon, curry) was perfectly prepared and just the right portion size. This is such a great place to take friends for a relaxing meal and conversation.
Very creative and skilled cooking. Loved the smoked tofu in the green chile dish w coconut milk. service really friendly and knowledgeable. wine was great, sauvignon blanc recommended by waiter. kale green local and very fresh. dessert irresistible - WARM orange cake w chocolate sauce and sliced almonds.
We really enjoyed our visit at Blue Bird Bistro. Service was wonderful (we were there on a relatively quiet Tuesday evening), and food was delicious. One of us did order a salmon dish that was a bit overcooked, but service was so wonderful, it made up for the dry fish, my sister said. Drinks were delicious, and my chicken piccata choice was soooo yummy! We'll be back for sure!
We always enjoy brunch at Blue Bird Bistro. I had my favorite French Toast - they were out of the pecan butter which was sad as that is so good. Still, tasted yummy with a little syrup. Daughter got something different this time (Tofu Scramble I believe) that she enjoyed). Our server was also working at the bar so bit of slow service but she was friendly and we were not in a hurry anyway. Will be back again
Had problems in the past with service but this was not the case on this day. Service was excellent!!! Food is consistently good-fresh and flavorful. No matter what I order, it is always delicious. Definitely recommend this place. It is a family favorite, especially for breakfast or brunch.
Usually when I make a reservation for a restaurant I don't expect to have to wait 30 minutes to be seated. I realize it was Mother's Day, but it's not hard to manage your restaurant in a way that doesn't force droves of people with reservations to wait on the sidewalk. If you have patrons hanging out at their table long after their meal is done, then politely inform them that you have other patrons to serve and you need the table.
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