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Gram & Dun, Kansas City, MO

Gram & Dun

4.6
4.6
3999 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Gram & Dun brings culinarily-driven fare, while paying special attention to pairing food with libations. It's a place “for the people” where you can relax and enjoy the neighborhood vibe while we test theories of food, drink and the evolution of good times. Our local owners and staff bring a unique, modern environment to this ideal Plaza location where we have revived the best patio in town, making Gram & Dun an enticing landmark for locals and visitors alike. In addition, Gram & Dun honors the traditional by bringing revered dishes to the forefront and adding our own special touch, and welcomes seasonality as the year progresses, all in an effort to provide the best to patrons with exquisite taste. Gram & Dun: sophisticated, soulful and crafted.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:30 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 3:00 pm–9:30 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (816) 389-2900

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Thomas Pelkey

  • Catering

    For sales and catering, please call Marie Peil at 913-313-8999.

  • Private party facilities

    Marie Peil at 913-313-8999.

  • Neighborhood

    Plaza / Brookside

  • Cross street

    Pennsylvania

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 3,999 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Kansas City / Kansas

    Great for Brunch

  • Kansas City / Kansas

    Outdoor Dining

  • Kansas City / Kansas

    Contemporary American

  • Kansas City, MO

    Great for Brunch

  • Kansas City, MO

    Outdoor Dining

  • Kansas City, MO

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We frequent here a lot and it’s one of our favorite must stop places in the area! Always really good!
  2. MC

    MarkC

    Omaha

    67 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    67 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent menu choices and service is super fast. Beautiful location on Ward Parkway on the plaza. A great KC b choice!
  3. AM

    AkaciaM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food5service2ambience4
    The server I had did not seem very attentive to my guests and i & it was my birthday & he missed a drink I ordered & was kind of short & not very pleasant..
  4. M

    Michael

    Kansas City

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a unique experience in a wonderful setting, The brunch menu continues to be a great weekend get away.
  5. LG

    LauraG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience and wonderful service! I'll be back!
  6. DP

    DanP

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Ate there at 6pm on a Thursday night. Main issue was the food was warm/cold. Very disappointed in that respect.
  7. K

    Kayla

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took clients here that were visiting Kansas City. Food selection and variation was great, extensive wine list as well.
  8. S

    Samantha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Highly recommend. Food was fantastic. Beautiful atmosphere and service was top notch.
  9. L

    Lauren

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had cocktails & the chips to start which were amazing then had the lobster ravioli, hanger steak, and half chicken for entrées.. Everything was top tier- worth every penny!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating. We really appreciate your business and hope to see you soon

  10. C

    Coco

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was excellent! The noise level was a bit high, as there were multiple times that either fire trucks or ambulances were going past. I set out on the patio, so not sure if the restaurant was near a hospital or fire department. All i all it was still great and I would definitely go back.
  11. JM

    JennyM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Incredibly disappointing experience at Gram and Dun. Firstly, when we were seated, I asked if our party of four (including two children) could be seated in a booth. The hostess informed me that the booths were reserved for large parties of 5 or more. This was surprising, considering that the other parties seated in booths were comprised of 3 people, 2 people and 4 people. Additionally, the booth remained empty during our entire time at the restaurant. Additionally, it was my birthday, which I had noted on the reservation. The hostess mentioned it and said that the waiter was "great at birthdays", but there was zero mention of it from the server. I didn't even need anything special -- just an acknowledgement would have been nice. It would have even been nice to been shown a desert menu? Something? The food was meh, the experience was meh and I'm sad I spent my birthday brunch there. Incredibly disappointing.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thank you for alerting us of this situation. I would very much like to hear more about your experience. Could you please email us your contact information at info@gramanddunkc.co m. Thanks so much, we look forward to hearing from you.

  12. MG

    MarvinG

    Fayetteville

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Brunch! Biscuits and gravy and breakfast tacos so good!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon.

  13. BP

    BrandonP

    Tulsa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Solid food and great liquor selection. Overall a great experience for a night out or special occasion.
  14. s

    scotth

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Quick and friendly service - great patio! Very nice specials.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022We are so grateful for your 5-star review. Thanks for sharing your rating with us and the community!

  15. NH

    NoelH

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We asked the waitress, got suggestions and thoroughly enjoyed

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thank you for this 5-star review. We really appreciate you being a customer and helping to share the word about us

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Our service was excellent. The only complaint is that our chicken with our order of chicken and waffles was very dry. Everything else we ordered was fine.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022We are grateful that you took the time out to leave us a review. Your feedback helps us to improve service for everyone

  17. MN

    MaryN

    Cincinnati

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    It was great sitting outside. Our server was attentive but polite. Great experience!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thanks for sharing your rating with us and the community

  18. GU

    GailU

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Menu had great variety- something for everyone. I really appreciated the information of gluten and other dietary concerns of their menu items. Everything was delicious!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022We really appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

  19. NG

    NickG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great atmosphere on the patio and outstanding meals.
  20. A

    Ashtyn

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Me and my boyfriend went to Gram & Dun for our dating anniversary, and we are so glad we did! The restaurant is beautiful, and the service is awesome. Our server was very helpful about what was on the menu, and the flavor profiles of any menu items we asked about. The food was insanely good!! There is so much quality and flavor in their food, and the portions are just right! Highly recommend!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Hello Ashtyn and Happy Anniversary - so glad you spent your special day with us!

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing as always! Keep the fried green tomatoes on the menu please!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thanks for sharing your rating with us and the community

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our sever Andrea Del Barco was amazing! The door was delicious and the ambiance with perfect!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thank you for your 5-star review! We will share this with the management team and Andrea to let them know to keep up the amazing work.

  23. SS

    ScottS

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience3
    I take my family out to the plaza often for nice dinners, Capital Grill, McCormick, Coopers Hawk, etc. and decided to eat at Gram and Dun. Started off very slow with service, took 30mins before we ordered any apps, waitress never brought anything to the table, was always staff. We finished our apps before we even got a chance to order entrées. We finally got to eat our entrées 1 hour and 30mins after arrival. My kids drinks were empty, cause we were not checked on. I had to stop someone to get refills. To even order another drink was painful and I got an eye roll, she didn't think we saw that. Food was decently tasty which was the only thing keeping me from getting up. First time waitress asked how are we doing, we were done eating. I usually spend $450-600 for 2 kids, myself and wife when we go out, I like to let them experience and try foods. This case I did not. When my kids are polite and say thank you when waitress fills their water, and she just looks at them and walks away, I find that rude. I give 1 star cause service was some of the worst I've ever had.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Thank you for alerting us of this situation. I would very much like to hear more about your experience. Could you please email us your contact information at info@gramanddunkc.co m or LLuna@gramanddunkc. co m. Thanks so much, we look forward to hearing from you.

  24. AH

    AdamH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 8, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Great selection of cocktails. Food was not very good.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Hi Adam, Thank you for coming in and taking the time to leave a review - I’m sorry the drink was not up to our standard - I hope you will stop back in and try us again!

  25. TS

    TheresaS

    Kansas City

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    All good except too loud

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Hi Theresa! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating

  26. DC

    DanaC

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect patio for the Plaza! Excellent service and the best pear cocktail.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Thanks for choosing to come in and dine with us! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to having you back soon!

  27. JM

    JanM

    Minneapolis

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    We had a lovely experience eating on the patio. Great service, good food, perfect weather.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Thanks for choosing to come in and dine with us! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to having you back soon!

  28. JQ

    JoeQ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and customer service was second to none.
  29. E

    Emily

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    A very nice restaurant for causal dining as well as for a more formal occasion. All staff was pleasant and the food was as creative as it was tasty <3

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022We really appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

  30. BH

    BruceH

    Kansas City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great food for brunch. Many regular menu items available to order for brunch. Mathew gave us superb service and we will be back!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022We really appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

  31. KP

    KPLKP

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I are from Topeka, Kansas, and we met a distant relative at Gram & Dun for brunch on a Sunday morning. All I can say is, "Awesome!!!"

    Gram & DunResponded on September 8, 2022Hello! thank you for taking the time to leave us an awesome review! we appreciate you choosing us and hope to see you guys soon enough

  32. JB

    JerrBear

    Chicago

    109 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    109 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were exceptional. Two first time diners were in my group and can't wait to return.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    Food is basic, bland, and very disappointing. Tried the lobster ravioli and it’s awful. Squash and escarole should not be mixed with lobster ravioli.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    St. Louis

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Service was slow but the food was good.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Gram & Dun! We have passed your note along to our management staff. We hope to see you soon again

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Des Moines

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service was provided by Sophie! Food was great and the atmosphere was awesome!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 21, 2022Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We will share this with Sophie to let her know to keep up the amazing work. We hope to see you again soon

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our experience was 10/10. We are visiting out of town and requested to be seated outside due to a member of the party having seafood allergies. The weather turn to rain and I received a call from the host letting me know the patio was close and to ask how can they accommodate us due to the seafood allergy. We requested to be away from the kitchen. When we arrived the host were very welcomed. Our waiter was pleasant and attentive. The food was absolutely delicious. We will definitely be back.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 13, 2022Thank you so much for this 5-star review. We really appreciate you being a customer and helping to share the word about us. We’re here for you anytime

  37. CM

    CindyM

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    We have gone to Gram & Dun a few years ago and loved it. This time we were very disappointed at the food quality. We got a charcuterie board and it came out with a hair in it. We asked for a fruit forward wine, they sent out their wine specialist who recommended a wine that was not fruit forward, but dry. Luckily, we could return it. Our chicken and filets were tasteless. We went to North the next night in Leawood. If you are looking for a great dinner skip this place and head there!

    Gram & DunResponded on September 10, 2022Hello Cindy, I would very much like to hear more about your experience. Could you please email us your contact information at info@gramanddunkc. Thanks so much, we look forward to hearing from you.

  38. MF

    MicleF

    Kansas City

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Dinner was great, Old Fashioned was not. Too much orange, not enough bourbon.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 10, 2022Hi Miclef, Thank you for coming in and taking the time to leave a review - I’m sorry the drink was not up to our standard - I hope you will stop back in and try us again

  39. NW

    NancyW

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waitress was very nice and fun.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 10, 2022Thank you for your review. We will share this with our team to let them know how we are doing.

  40. CS

    CindyS

    Phoenix

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience3
    Nice place. Ate breakfast. The waffle was cold and so was the syrup. If we could of caught our waiter, we’d of told him. Maybe he had too many tables.

    Gram & DunResponded on September 10, 2022Hi Cindy, Thank you for the review. We would like a chance to speak with you about your experience- Please send us your contact information to info@gramanddunkc

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Gram & Dun does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. Gram & Dun also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (816) 389-2900.

Gram & Dun is rated 4.6 stars by 3999 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today
Google Map for Gram & Dun

600 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Pennsylvania

  • Neighborhood

    Plaza / Brookside

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:30 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 3:00 pm–9:30 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Thomas Pelkey

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (816) 389-2900

  • Catering

    For sales and catering, please call Marie Peil at 913-313-8999.

  • Private party facilities

    Marie Peil at 913-313-8999.

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