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Diners' Choice: Best Service restaurants in Kansas City / Kansas

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants with the best service in Kansas City / Kansas? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Lava & Tonic restaurant
5.0
5 (199)
$30 and under
Hawaiian
Wichita
About the restaurant
Our bar seating is first come first served. We recommend reserving space ahead by calling 316-364-4141 or reserving on open table. Welcome to our little oasis in the middle of Kansas! Lava & Tonic, Wichita's finest immersive tiki bar. Our normal hours are Wednesday - Thursday 5 PM - 11 PM, Friday - Saturday 4 PM - 12:30 AM, & Sunday 4 PM - 10 PM. Drop by at 1716 E Douglas, located directly west of the Donut Whole.

Please take note your reservations have a time limit of two hours! We require this in order to maintain proper flow in our establishment!

Top review
Kentucky
Dined 7 days ago
Best tiki bar on the prairie! The ambiance was perfect, all the drinks were delicious. The snack tray is a genius move.
A photo of Lonnie’s Reno Club restaurant
5.0
5 (737)
$50 and over
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Downtown / River Market
About the restaurant
Lonnie will not be performing on September 7 or 28.
September 7 - J Love Band to perform
September 28 - Shon Ruffin to perform

Join us Friday and Saturday nights at Lonnie's Reno Club for an elevated dinner show engagement featuring Lonnie McFadden and his band! The club is an authentic KC jazz club with ties to the history of Midwest music. Enhance your show with prohibition-era cocktails, a thoughtful wine list and local craft beers for an unforgettable jazz experience.

Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm.

The ticket price includes: Show Ticket - 3-Course Meal - Welcome Champagne Cocktail

* All other cocktails and drinks are separate.

Top review
SusanSvip
Dined on Jul 5, 2024
We had the absolute best time! Lonnie is so engaging and the KC jazz history was great. We would all highly recommend this show! Food was great. Josh was our server was super friendly. Hotel is cool throwback!!
A photo of Martin City Pizza - 135th Martin City restaurant
4.8
4.8 (97)
$30 and under
Pizzeria
Martin City
About the restaurant
Stone-fired pizza, craft beer and a great time. Connected to our brewery here in Martin City, join us at the original Pizza & Taproom and you're sure to feel right at home!
Top review
2frequentdinersvip
Dined 7 days ago
Great pizza and beer selection, service was great.
A photo of 801 Chophouse - Leawood restaurant
4.8
4.8 (2998)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Leawood
About the restaurant
Experience fine dining at Leawood's premier steakhouse: 801 Chophouse. Whether you want an intimate dining atmosphere or large private dining room for a corporate luncheon, 801 Chophouse is the best fine dining option in Leawood. We always offer the finest, high-quality USDA prime steaks, the freshest fish and crustaceans, and an award-winning wine list with selections from around the world. Create new and exciting combinations during every dining experience at 801 Chophouse.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Food is high quality, steaks cooked exactly as ordered, excellent service from all staff members - front of house, bar, and table. Madison was extremely attentive.
A photo of Martin City Pizza - Mission Farms restaurant
4.9
4.9 (458)
$30 and under
American
Leawood
About the restaurant
Our newest location offers an extensive selection of MCBC beers, stone-fired pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and more. Enjoy patio seating and one of our signature cocktails only available at this location.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 3 days ago
Lots of interesting pizzas. Food came quickly and was delicious. We are here on vacation and will definitely return on this or future trips to Kansas City.
A photo of The American Reserve Bar & Grille restaurant
4.6
4.6 (848)
$30 and under
American
Downtown / River Market
About the restaurant
The American Reserve is a vibrant downtown dining gem, with a warm setting distinguished by a chic décor, elegant marble walls and lofty 20-foot ceilings.

For gourmet breakfasts, business lunches and intimate dinners alike, guests may select from an inventive, locally sourced seasonal menu perfectly complemented by signature cocktails and an impressive wine list.

The American Reserve is located downtown Kansas City, open 365 days a year. Currently serving dinner from 5pm-10pm daily. The American Reserve can accommodate most dietary needs. Parking based upon availability.


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Quiet, quaint little place with good food. Their steaks are extremely well done, along with their cocktails.
A photo of Cafe Provence restaurant
4.9
4.9 (4403)
$31 to $50
French American
Prairie Village
About the restaurant
Café Provence serves seasonal, locally inspired French food in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Family owned and operated for more than 20 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

À bientôt!

Top review
BasicFrequentDinervip
Dined on Jul 1, 2024
Cafe Provence never disappoints. We’re fortunate to have this gem in Perfect Village.
A photo of Stock Hill restaurant
4.9
4.9 (3350)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Plaza / Brookside
About the restaurant
💎 𝟒 𝐃𝐢𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐝 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 Winning Restaurant by AAA 2017-2023
🥇 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐬 in America by Thrillist 2017-2020

Stock Hill checks all the boxes — but also thinks outside of them. As part of Kansas City’s chef-driven food scene, Stock Hill embraces𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺. Serving creative interpretations of nostalgic steakhouse staples, our culinary team, led by Chef Jacob Hilbert, uses the 𝙝𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙚𝙨𝙩-𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙗𝙚𝙧 𝙘𝙪𝙩𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙚𝙖𝙩 with impeccable flavor, sourced from the Midwest’s finest ranches.

𝐁𝐔𝐓 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐊 𝐈𝐒 𝐉𝐔𝐒𝐓 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐑𝐓.

From artisanal sides to handcrafted cocktails, every aspect of our menu is 𝙙𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙖𝙣 𝙪𝙣𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙩𝙩𝙖𝙗𝙡𝙚, uniquely-Stock Hill experience. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, treating a client to dinner, or simply enjoying a night out with friends, we're here to make it a meal to remember.

Top review
jazzlovereats
Dined 3 days ago
I always like dining at Stock Hill, especially, for the food and ambience. So glad the restaurant opened the Mezz on the top level great food and service but more budget friendly.
A photo of Hereford House - Independence restaurant
4.7
4.7 (2164)
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Independence
About the restaurant
Hereford House is one of Kansas City's legendary steakhouses. Great food, casual atmosphere, superior service and reasonable prices.

Daily Summer Specials - All Day Happy Hour (Sun + Mon), Whiskey Wednesday (25% off pours) and Rotating Featured Burger Specials!

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 2 days ago
Service was great, enjoyed the atmosphere and our dinner was delicious! Will definitely return soon.
A photo of The Savoy at 21c restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1015)
$31 to $50
American
Kansas City
About the restaurant
Located inside the 21c Museum Hotel, The Savoy is a creative effort to honor our rich history while also looking to the future. As we focus on a progressive style of Midwest hospitality, we aim to use classic techniques with contemporary touches in our kitchen. Our food is thoughtful, yet approachable as we pride ourselves on welcoming all guests from all walks of life.

Our focus on seasonal ingredients from local farmers gives us deep ties in our community and allows us to use the highest quality products for our dishes. Our evolving and interesting cocktail and wine lists reproduce this idea of using products from local distilleries and family-owned vineyards to give our guests classic yet progressive options to enhance your dining experience.

Come as you are, for a special occasion or just a casual night out in the historic district of Kansas City, we look forward to welcoming you to our space.

Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Jul 5, 2024
Such a cool vibe and the food was delicious. Best sear on the filet and cooked perfectly. The dinner rolls are also a must have!
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