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Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City

4.7
2076 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date

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About

• 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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm
Friday 11am-11pm
Saturday 4pm-11pm
Sunday 4pm-9pm
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Phone number
(816) 221-2455
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Private party seating for up to sixty. Please call for details.
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Catering
Catering available at any location, any time, any cuisine. Please call Todd Ferguson at (816)589-7072
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Cross street
Missouri & Harrison
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Parking details
Parking available on the street surrounding the restaurant. Private parking lot located caddy corner to the front door.
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Public transit
KC Metro
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Went to Garozzo’s to celebrate my son’s graduation from HS. Everything was amazing. Our family from out of town and us locals ate the best food in KC. Thanks for the memory!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

You were recommended to me by friends Sal Thomas and Anthony Tarintino and they were so right on incredible food and great time. I will be back when I come in to town. Thank you so much for making my daughters birthday special.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Server, "D", was amazing. We were in a rush, explained that beforehand and our service was incredibly fast and courteous! Made sure to tip 100% to show her how much we appreciated it.

Garozzos continues to be a favorite in KC!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Amazing!!!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Waitress was the best I have had in a long time. Excellent food and service!!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Perfect night for a 50th birthday girls bash!

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4.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Dinner and service were very good. Garozzo's was very busy - even on a Monday night! Phil took very good care of us - from delicious bread & dipping, right on through salads, main course, dessert, Garozzo's café, and wine of course. Thanks!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Garozzo’s has the very best chicken spedini! There were 4 of us and we each ordered something different. Everyone was extremely pleased with their meals.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My wife and I had the Chicken Spideni (birthday) dinner on April 14. As always, it was so delicious and big. Our first time to eat on Harrison St. for several years since the LS restaurant closed. Our server was Cheryl (Cheri) and was very attentive, informative and kind on a very busy night. A very positive night! Thank you!!
Lloyd & Cheryl

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Never dissapointed. Great Italian cuisine and atmosphere. Love love love the Chicken spidieni.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Everything was delicious, we went for my mother’s birthday. The server said I ordered the biggest plate they had and he was lying I have leftovers for days. I will definitely be back this was my first time and I said at work where can I take my mom for dinner and someone blurted out Garozzos I’m so happy they said this place.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent Dee was an amazing server! Lasagna was the best

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

This place was an open table find. It was worth every penny. We had a group of 7. No problems. Personal above and beyond service. Huge portions—they will tell you half orders are available. Known for chicken spedini and it did not disappoint. All food excellent and great delicious desserts. Decor is dark in traditional style. Would go again.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

As always, the food was great. I still have never been to a restaurant with larger portion sizes! One dish is usually good for at least 2 meals. We were unfortunately next to a table that had the loudest man ever dining, but hey its an Italian place, right? I will always recommend Garozzo's!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Wanting to go somewhere special for my husband's birthday we decided to go to Garozzo's Ristorante. We were a little early when we got in there but were able to get seated any way. Food was delicious and was just what we were looking for, just a little spice and had good taste. Our waiter made sure that we had everything we needed and recommended the perfect wine.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Delicious! Highly recommend to anyone visiting KC. It was a wonderful experience.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Love the food - been eating here for years. Disappointed this time in our seating. Made the reservation for a birthday dinner a week before the date and they sat our party of 7 in the back room at a table clearly meant for 5. We were so crowded and uncomfortable. Really disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

My husband and I travel 2 hours each way to eat at Garozzo’s once a month. We absolutely love it there. We brought my husbands parents with us this time and unfortunately we got seated upstairs. It’s not as nice as the regular dining rooms and I’ll know in advance to ask to be seated on the street level dining room.
Everything else about this restaurant is perfect. The food is amazing and authentic.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Best Italian I have had in KC.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Birthday gathering for a friend. Great food, service and atmosphere. It was a bit noisy with all the people in the dining room. Great time.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Absolutely delicious. Highly recommend the stuffed artichoke and seafood linguine

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Awesome food! Love this place!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great food. Fun place.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Every time I come to Garozzos I love it. Food is always amazing.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food was amazing! Our server we mediocre as he seemed like he had something else to do.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

It is always a pleasure to eat here. The experienced and competent staff esp wAit staff go out of their way to make the experience outstanding. The food is wonderful. It was our choice to celebrate a family milestone.

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Birthday celebration

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

We had great food and great service!! I loved the tortellini!!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

This was my first time going to this restaurant and I can honestly say it was a great experience, the food was amazing and you get a good sezed meal it was so much I felt like I didn't make much of a dent in it, the service was great and it just had a good vibe to the place I had heard about it but never went before tell now I will be going back.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Garrozos never disappoints.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We found this gem on a lunch date about a month ago and we have been back for two birthday celebrations, one business meeting and our anniversary. I would highly recommend this place.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great spot in old town KC, cool place and fantastic service! You'll love it!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

KC doesn’t have lots of choices when it comes to really good Italian but Garozzo’s definitely pleases when you need a good dose of pasta, red wine and Frank. Very knowledgeable servers. The atmosphere is great and I love getting into older parts of KC to visit classics like this one.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Everything was handled professionally.
Greeting at the host stand and by the server was prompt, friendly and courteous.
Sat at a deuce in the bar! Served a generous pour of Makers Mark 46 on the rocks!
A young woman server was great - taking my order for Mike’s chicken and pasta correctly. She suggestive sold the lemon cake and brought lemoncello liquor to enhance the dining experience. Garazzo’s is a great old school Italian dining extravaganza.
The tv’s were showing the basketball tournament to view and Frank Sinatra music to set the mood.
The Italian bread was crusty on the outside and warm on inside.
The busboy was sharp and helped the server.
The bartender was attentive!
Glad to have had a great meal on Sunday afternoon!
Jim Verney

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

First time won't be our last the food was delicious and the service good. Make reservations and guarantee a table

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

As always, Garozzo's doesn't disappoint! Great food, ambiance, and service. We've eaten at Garozzo's many times and as always we walk away with an awesome dining experience. We will definitely return!

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Love this corner neighborhood Restaurant, its authentic, and yummy, gluten friendly menu.

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1.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Was not impressed at all. Very unhappy. I heard good things about this place so I set a date with my fiance, it was so loud we couldn't hear each other 2 feet away, and the food was nothing authentic. I will not be returning

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Easily the best dining experience I've had in my life. Service was professional, food was beyond stellar. What else can you ask for.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Garozzos accommodated our reservation of 10. They were on top of everything. The food was awesome and well as the ambiance! Definitely a Kansas City favorite.

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