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About Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City

• 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.

526 Harrison
Kansas City, MO 64106
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm
Friday 11am-11pm
Saturday 4pm-11pm
Sunday 4pm-9pm

Cross Street:
Missouri & Harrison

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 221-2455

Website:
http://www.garozzos.com/

Catering:
Catering available at any location, any time, any cuisine. Please call Todd Ferguson at (816)589-7072

Parking Details:
Parking available on the street surrounding the restaurant. Private parking lot located caddy corner to the front door.

Public Transit:
KC Metro

Private Party Facilities:
Private party seating for up to sixty. Please call for details.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

service

4.7

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4.5

value

4.5

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Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (70)
Good for a Date (67)
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Good for Anniversaries (61)
Neighborhood Gem (57)
Worth the Drive (56)
Romantic (53)
Good for Birthdays (45)
Cozy (39)
Business Meals (32)
Comfort Food (32)
Notable Wine List (31)
Casual (29)
Good for Groups (27)
Fit for Foodies (26)
Fun (21)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
Great for Lunch (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
People Watching (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Spicy (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

Restaurant week!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

Garozzo's is always great. I can't think of a single bad or questionable thing to say about it. The food is top notch. The service is so good that I always feel like I'm at home. They chill the wine to perfection. They can't guarantee this but this was only the second time that I haven't run into a sports celebrity (although a contingent of UMKC athletes did show up)

Tags: Fun, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great with kids

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

Stuffed Artichoke, house salad and spedini as good as it gets...

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined 4 days ago

As a Foodie, I must admit, this is one of our favorite KC restaurants!! We always have exceptional food, service, and leave happy :) The location downtown is one of the best KC restaurants there is!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Restaurant week. Always a great deal. Good food

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Ok, first off: when I made this reservation for 3 I had forgotten it was KC Restaurant Week. We arrived 10 mins early, but weren't seated until 20 mins after reservation time. I can forgive a lot of things during such a busy evening. Some of the more glaring issues were: 1) no wine chiller for a bottle of white (it was just left on the table); 2) requests remained unfilled (spoons for pasta, etc) for long periods that finally required a reminder. BUT the biggest was the front desk, 20 mins past reservation time is pretty bad. Every server can get in the weeds, and that's understandable. But the front desk should be helping out in these types of circumstances.

However, this continues to be one of my favorite places for Italian in KC, but they do need to ensure there loyal customers remain so.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Acapulco)·Dined 6 days ago

My family had a great time at Garozzo's! The River Market location was extremely busy due to KC Restaurant Week. We had a reservation for 6, but weren't seated until 6:30 due to other patrons lingering at tables. The host, Richard, comped us 2 appetizers because our wait was so long, and otherwise the service was exemplary. Garozzo's food is fantastic, but it is not cheap! It's well worth the money for a special occasion. Thanks for a great night, Garozzo's!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Great food; great value. And outstanding Garozzo's Cafe!!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I had never been here before, but heard good things. It lived up to what i heard, and more. Food was amazing, but the service was so much better than that. Great atmosphere, was quiet, and a darkly lit room gave a great romantic feel. Definitely wasn't expecting what it was based on its location.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Garozzo’s never disappoints. Delicious food is why this restaurant has been a favorite for many years. Love this place and highly recommend!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Food is always outstanding...in a tucked away neighborhood with classic Italian music and flair! A must visit spot!

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Always the BEST! Great for date night or a fun friends/family dinner.

Tags: Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

My favorite Italian restaurant in Kansas City. Service was spot on. The wine list is very good. The food came as advertised. I recommend anyone visiting KC give this restaurant a try.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Garozzo’s never disappoints. It was recommended by someone in St Louis and it’s now my favorite place in KC to eat for a nice meal. Ambiance is soothing and enjoyable. Food is always on point, never short on flavor. Truffle ravioli as an appetizer. Spiedini and seafood ravioli are exquisite. Texture, flavor, comfort, and the ravioli sauce I could eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Comfort Food, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Garozzo's is an excellent restaurant if you are seeking authentic Italian food. Having moved here from Western NY, where (Italian) food is supreme, we were thrilled to find Garozzo's. Their homemade limoncello is out of this world, and a must! Every dish we've ever had is executed perfectly. For the total experience of Garozzo's, you must dine at the downtown location!

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Our dinner was OUTSTANDING!!!! The service was impeccable! Garozzo's is a perfect place for a special evening out!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 2, 2018

The food was amazing and our waiter was incredible! My boys said they have the BEST meatballs and garlic bread. Can't wait to take them back again!

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

I really enjoyed my time at Garozzo's. I will definitely be back. I went on New Year's Eve with my boyfriend for a date. I had a reservation for 8:30, but I was not sat at my table for almost an hour. But hey, it was NYE and the restaurant was packed. It ended up working out just fine though, because my boyfriend and I found a spot at the bar after about 10 minutes. We enjoyed two martinis as we waited for our table. The bar was very loud and very crowed, but I still enjoyed myself. The bartenders were quite nice as well. Once we were sat at our table, the room was very loud! We almost wanted to go back to the bar, but our server ended up making our experience very enjoyable. She was VERY time efficient- one of the best servers I have had in a very long time. Even though the restaurant was very busy, everything happened without a wait, and we enjoyed all of her food recommendations. My boyfriend and I both got different types of the spedini, which was delicious! Breaded Italian chicken that is then grilled?! Oh it was so yummy. I didn't really like the red sauce at all, but the amagio sauce on the noodles was delicious. My only complaint with the service was that she brought us the wrong bottle of wine. Unfortunately for us, we did not realize it until after we had opened the bottle, so we decided not to say anything. We still enjoyed the wine though, so no worries. Overall, I really enjoyed my time, and like I said, I will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Friends Bday and New Year’s Eve with great food and friends

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Delicious food as usual.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is the only place we go to entertain friends or have a fabulous dinner and evening together. Highly recommend it.

Tags: Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Favorite restaurant in KC! Love the food, staff and service!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Casual, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Cozy, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Best place this side of New York! GABRIELLA is a must try.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great food. Good service even though it was very busy. No complaints.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Spicy, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The original Garozzo's location is so charming and the food is fabulous. A Kansas City original. Put this one on a list of must-visit places in Kansas City.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Wonderful meal, Garozzo’s never disappoints! Our server even gifted my daughter a Garozzo’s onesie as she is expecting a baby next month.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We are new to Kansas City and this was our first time there. It is a cozy friendly place where we were greeted when we walked in warmly. The food was fantastic and service was great. This is very authentic, delicious Italian food. We hope we can go back soon.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Had a great time, great atmosphere, great food. A real gem. Highly recommend this to everyone.

Tags: Seasonal, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Outstanding food and outstanding service.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Best Christmas Eve dinner ever! Love this place from beginning to end! Food is amazing, fresh, classic Italian. You feel the feeling of family when you are in this place. It can not be beat!Thank you!

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Never disappoints! Kate was a fabulous server

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Artichoke stuffed with shrimp and prosciutto appetizer was amazing. The tiramisu is delicious.

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Food is always good, large portions, hearty meals. Fun for a group, atmosphere is busy and can be a bit loud but you will have a great time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Fun, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Excellent place for dinner. We love it every time. The food is amazing and the service is great. Can't wait to go again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Old school Italian food in a cozy Columbus Park neighborhood restaurant. No pretense kind of place with consistently great food, gracious service and a solid wine list.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

This place is iconic Kansas City Italian. You can smell the bread before you get to the restaurant. It is a must for any visit to KC

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 17, 2017

It's a good Italian restaurant & everything we ate was delicious. They make their own bread. My Open Table "Mastercard" didn't work. They comped my wine.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Had a wonderful experience! We appreciated the enthusiasm of our waiter and the food was overwhelmingly delicious!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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