Cafe Provence

4.9
2729 Reviews
$31 to $50
French American
Café Provence serves seasonal, locally inspired French food in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Family owned and operated for more than 15 years, Café Provence has been honored as one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., Top 10 French Restaurants in the U.S., Top 25 Service in the U.S., and Best Restaurant in Kansas City.
Café Provence has been honored by Zagat as the best restaurant in Kansas City.
It joins the top 46 restaurants in the United States given this honor in their respective cities, such as Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas, Le Bernadin, NYC, Gary Danko, San Francisco and more.

Visit us on www.cafeprovencekc.com

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vipMaritzaZ
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined 10 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husbands birthday we had a wonderful dinner with wonderful service, food , and wine A beautiful night to top of off. Cafe Provence never disappoints.

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vipHutch
San Francisco
58 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, exceptional food. Best dining experience.
Food presentation, taste and individual care over the top.
Love Cafe Provence!

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Greatmealgreatdeal
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food as usual...we celebrate every special date at Cafe Provence

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vipMary
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was about 45 degrees outside, but between the free standing heater next to us and the overhead heaters, we were warm. We were in heavy sweaters and did not wear our coats. Great food as always!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cafe Provence does not disappoint! Simply wonderful food, romantic atmosphere and genuinely sincere staff.

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vipPete
Kansas City
51 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great menu, great food, service was fine but a bit too French ( very abrupt )

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MichaelV
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second visit this year, both were outstanding. Best duck I’ve had in many years

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BarbaraL
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect! Absolutely love this restaurant!

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SMitch
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably our best dining experience in the KC area: Delicious food, beautiful presentation, friendly and prompt service, calm and inviting atmosphere. At then end of our meal, our question to ourselves was, “Why did we wait so long to try Cafe Provence?” We will definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
12 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best fine dining in KC .... time after time after time.
Duck and risotto was delicious.

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vipjohnb
Kansas City
18 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food and service was exceptional--as always. our server even found a bottle of wine for us that wasn't on the menu and it was excellent!

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vipSusanS
Phoenix
21 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always our experience at Cafe Provence is nothing short of perfection. We go as often as possible. We sat outside and it was a cool evening but the heaters made it quite pleasant. Such a gem for Kansas City!

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vipJKM1
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Tuesday Prix Fixe is always a winner, and this week was no exception. Chilled shrimp, apple/roasted chestnut/celery root soup, lemon thyme chicken and profiteroles! Each course was unbelievably delicious and presented with care. Is it any wonder that this is our favorite restaurant?

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travel
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a wonderful place! The food was perfect and the atmosphere sublime.

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KCFoodie
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved everything! Great food, service and ambience!

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beccad
Kansas City
8 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely! Every time I order something new and I am always amazed. This time was no different! Ahhh, I’m ready to go back already.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful food and excellent service. Best restaurant in the entire city.

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GTandKT
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was superb and although it was Saturday night and therefore crowded the service was also good. Just a little loud because of all the patrons.

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StephenM
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely a wonderful place to dine. A tad expensive but worth it for special occasions.

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RebDD
Kansas City
8 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good waitress who didn’t introduce herself and, yes, I left a 40 percent tip as I didn’t have change. Food was okay. Nothing exciting and the poor waitstaff having to dodge the propane heaters on the patio worked their tails off. Didn’t feel as special as a restaurant that ranks in the top 100 in the US should. Meh to the veggies. Meh to the veal scallopini. GREAT filet. Chef needs to update the potato gratin to reflect current trends. Why not a root veg gratin with some beets in the picture? The bread was not meh, but bleh. I can bake better. Salads were okay, not memorable. Overall fine. In reality, I left disappointed.

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vipBasicFrequentDiner
Kansas City
15 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cafe Provence never fails to please. Terrific wait staff, terrific food.
If you are eating at home, ask for the French onion soup to be ‘deconstructed’ - so good!

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vipCindyJ
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in KC!

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JohnT
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been going to Cafe Provence for over 10 years and have NEVER had a less than exception experience.
Food is always good and interesting, service is amazing and I love the comfortable, casual atmosphere. It is my go-to for a special occasion or if I just feel like treating my wife and I to a nice experience that we can count on.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointing! Another delicious meal.

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Bitsy1
Kansas City
32 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience3

I love this restaurant. As a special treat I had lunch there recently, boy did I change my mind. The food was quite good, but the service was as in a fast food restaurant. Hurried, flatware slapped down, plates dropped in front of you. Everything rushed and they were not very busy. Their food is expensive and I expect it to be handled with care not thrown in front of me. Waitress was grumpy and not at all friendly. I will go back, but hopefully I will get another waiter, if I experience the same attitude that will be my last visit.

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vipAmyB
St. Louis
13 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant. I live in St Louis but if I am in KC area, love to make a point of stopping here. This time it was for lunch. It was every bit as delicious as the last time I was here for dinner. Wonderful wonderful wonderful!!

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Zibbief
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very quiet as KC chiefs were playing and reservations not many.

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vipStevenS
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and fabulous food. If you like real French dinning this is it. I would compare it to many places we ate in Paris.

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ThatOneAndrew
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, fantastic waitress, and even the water tasted amazing! Definetly will go back again!

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WilliamP
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend Cafe Provenance. Excellent food and service in a nice setting. We chose to have dinner outside and it was very nice. You will not regret this restaurant.

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vipdinerdd
Kansas City
105 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We love Café Provence. The food is reliably outstanding. There are now quite a few outside tables and you can reserve an outside table which we really appreciate. We will return! Bottom line, it's great!

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DarellBOzzy
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was excellent and so was the food. I started with the butter lettuce and warm goat cheese salad which was divine. You can tell a lot about the quality of a French restaurant from their Dijon vinaigrette salad dressing and this one was on point. The escargot reminded us of the ones we had in France. My wife had the Triple Tail fish special and I'm glad she let me sample it. It was one of the best fish dishes I have ever tasted. I had the veal which was cooked perfectly and served a beautiful lemon sauce. We finished the meal by splitting the banana and nutella crepe' which was the best crepe we have had since we were in Paris. Thank you Cafe Provence for such a wonderful dining experience in the middle of the USA.

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vipJerryR
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always. Food and ambiance are terrific! We will be back soon!

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vipSteve
Kansas City
51 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Cafe Provence and haven’t been here since the pandemic. We reserved outside. The evening was just wonderful. Service and food excellent as always and we will be back for sure ! Tre Bien !

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vipMasonO
Kansas City
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to France numerous times, and Cafe Provence is one of our very favorite restaurants. And we will return.

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KayT
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous neighborhood dining! Nathalie is outstanding!

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vipDoug
Kansas City
8 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening... exceptional food and service

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WinZ
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CP is one of the best restaurants in the city, period. The addition of the outside dining option this summer has been a great add.

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Nolan
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration. As always, a wonderful outing at Cafe Provence. It was nice to see all the outside seating. The restaurant was busy. Congratulations.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and friendly service! Will definitely be back!

FAQs

Cafe Provence offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (913) 384-5998.

Cafe Provence is rated 4.9 stars by 2729 OpenTable diners.

Cafe Provence does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://onelink.quickgifts.com/merchant/cafe-provence-kc/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.