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About Providence - New American Kitchen
Providence New American Kitchen is a locally-owned, full-service contemporary American restaurant featuring locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is located in the historic Hilton President Hotel at 1329 Baltimore, within walking distance to the Kauffman Center, Sprint Center and to Bartle Hall.
The restaurant is accompanied by The Drum Room Lounge, a notable bar and cocktail lounge with an illustrious history in the Hilton President.
Providence New American Kitchen offers a common place to gather in an intimate setting. Based on the rich history of the restaurant’s location, Providence creates a warm atmosphere, incorporating reclaimed wood and vintage prints depicting the nation’s history. Beautifully crafted cuisine and cocktails with simple, fresh ingredients and attention to the comfort of Midwestern flavors are noted in the menu---come join us!!
Kansas City, MO 64105
American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am -3 :00pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
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All guests are offered free valet with validation.
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Private Party Facilities:
We have two private dining areas that are perfect for small groups or meetings, let us know how we can help you plan an exceptional event or dining experience!
Private Party Contact:
Kayla Dodson: (816) 303-1698
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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Providence - New American Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
We went here before a concert because it was within walking distance to the Sprint Center and we could get a reservation. Not really impressed. The food was fair but nothing special for the price, service was slow and sporadic, atmosphere was very bland. Probably will not return.
Our service was excellent. I had the 8oz prime filet which was absolutely incredible. (Best I have ever tasted)! My wife had the crab pasta which was also very good with house made pasta. I rated the restaurant as only ok on ambiance. The lighting is way, way, way too bright and the ranch/barn decor seems oddly out of place for such a historic location. Overall, a very nice dining experience. If you go, definitely start or close the meal with a cocktail in the adjacent Drum Room
Food was good. I had the risotto and it was fantastic. I would've liked to see a smaller filet on the menu because I know I won't eat an 8oz. My server seemed to be new so I don't think I can fairly judge what service is like here normally. We stayed at the hotel and it was very quick to get from our room to the restaurant. I would eat here again.
The waiter was amazing, friendly and helpful. The food however...... mediocre at best,and priced high for what it was. I could have eaten at the Bristol cheaper and with a much higher quality of food. We wanted to try something new, and I regret this choice. I was so disappointed and I do not recommend this restaurant at all.
Food was good but service was slow - we waited a long time for drinks, food and never received bread (although table next to us did receive a basket of bread). Slow service would be understandable if the restaurant was busy but it was not busy at all - only a few other tables were occupied. But the food was good and the location is good.
We enjoyed our time at the restaurant. The food and ambiance were great. Our only complaint was that we waited almost an hour for our food after telling our server that we needed to leave in an hour for a concert. We did receive a hefty discount on our bill and apologies from our server and the manager.
Ordered the fillet medium rare and it was extremely over-cooked. Another dish was served with the meat cold and we were told this was on purpose because the chef was "trying something new". Very surprised at how bad the food was. Our server was notified and we got a 15% discount because we were staying at the hotel, but we should have gotten that discount regardless.
One of my favorite restaurants down town, hands down. We were going to a show after dinner. When we got there, they asked if we had a reservation and seated us. Always appreciate being accommodated with my seating requests.
When our server got there, she told us about the specials and then ran off before we could put drink orders in. That was odd to me. The rest of the meal was great. They took a bit to get out entrees out, and copped us a round of drinks even though we didn't complain. I was pleased with the over all amount of time we were there. When we left and strolled over to the sprint center it was perfect timing.
We tried this restaurant for the first time with some friends. We knew about the Drum Room lounge but did not know about the restaurant. The service was great - our waiter was fun, informative, and helpful. The cocktails were fabulous. The food was OK - not terrible but not anything we would go back for. Overall, it was a nice meal in the beautiful setting of the President Hotel.
We attend frequent shows at the Kauffman Center and it's easy to park there and eat at New Providence (short walk). This time, we had the pork chop and the salmon. Both were excellent and the included sides were delicious. Our server recommended the Decoy PIno Noir, which was perfect. The service is always super-friendly, helpful and efficient without being the least bit stuffy. My only criticism is that the lighting seems too bright. I think the atmosphere would be improved if they dimmed the lights a little bit.
The food was great and the place was beautiful. We went for my mother's retirement party. We were a group of 7 and it was easy to seat all of us together. There was a large group behind us that was really loud so trying to hear our conversations was hard at times. The staff was a little awkward with our 8 & 9 year old girls, who were pretty well behaved for being in such a nice place. I would not recommend for children...but it is a GREAT date night place...GREAT food and atmosphere.
We had a party of 11 for a bachelorette party and wanted something near Power and Lights. We made the reservation easily and were seated promptly as there were only 2 other tables. Service was friendly, though quite slow. We only ordered drinks and entrees, no starters. Entrees took well over 30 minutes to come out and there was a lot of confusion over who had ordered what. They even tried to give us another tables food. Food was 'auctioned off' at service. Three in our party ordered steaks, all medium rare. One filet was cooked rare/medium rare but was acceptable. The other filet was medium well, and the ribeye was medium well/well done. When we said something to our server about the ribeye, the manager came over and asked "Well what do you want us to do? It will take another 20 minutes to make you a new one." We ended up just keeping them and they took half off those 2 dinners, which was nice of them, but as the highest priced items on the menu, they still paid over $30 for poorly cooked steak. Other entrees were edible but bland. The BBQ Short ribs were void of BBQ flavor. The pork chop was good but the cabbage and sweet potatoes were flavorless. Drink service was also slow and drinks were inconsistently made. One person ordered the First Lady twice. The first drink was slightly blue/purple in color and no garnishes. However the second drink was clear, bubbly, and garnished with a floating blackberry. Both drinks tasted good, but were completely different from each other.
Overall, I'd say our experience was just fine. The food that was done correctly tasted fine-not bad, not great. Our server was friendly but slow, considering we were her only table. The manager was nice at first, but abrupt and slightly rude when a problem arose. We would not recommend this restaurant to friends.
This was our second visit. We think this is the perfect restaurant for a pre-show meal. It doesn't matter if your show is at The Music Hall or the Kauffman Center. Either way, it is about a 10 minute walk. We like to park at the venue - which is super easy because we are two hours early - then walk to Providence. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the food is excellent. We have already made a reservation for our third visit. Highly Recommended!
The food was mediocre at best and extremely overpriced. My husband's steak was very undercooked and not a very high quality cut. He actually felt ill after eating it. The service was awkward and at one point we were referred to as kids (we are in our mid thirties). We were hoping to find another good dining option close to the Music Hall for show nights, but were extremely disappointed and won't be returning.
The Providence located in the President Hotel is a worthy option in the P&L District. There is plenty of competition in the area but the menu, the venue and the creative nature of the chef allows this restaurant to hold its own. Adjacent to the hotel bar, The classic Drum Room, the Providence is an excellent choice. The drink menu plays off the history well and the food is very good. The Kansas City dip offers a KC twist on the venerable French Dip and does not disappoint. Other options offer very similar and pleasing results. Try it when in the P&L or drive in from the burbs. It is worth the drive.
Ate here during Big 12 Tournament. It was a few blocks out of the hustle and bustle. Quiet setting, which we appreciated after all the noise of Sprint Center. Our waitress was nice and attentive, but the food really was not good. One entre was the meatloaf...which was not flavorful. Two of us got the pork chop. It was smoked and re-heated...very tough to cut and chew. Decent smoky flavor, but sweet potato hash was flavorless. The other person had smoked brisket chilli which was fair, but not that flavorful. In genera, everyone was disappointed in the food....but enjoyed the atmosphere. I would not recommend based on our experience.
I had a 6PM reservation and we were asked when we arrived if we were to be somewhere at a specific time. We said we had a show at the Music Hall at 7:30 and the server told us he thought he could do that. We did not get our appetizer until 6:45 and then we had to leave at 7:15 without getting our food. As others arrived we overheard servers telling people that the kitchen wasn't keeping up and it would take a while. As we left, the table next to us also left without their food and they were turning people away at the door. It would have been nice if they would have told us when we arrived instead of gambling and failing us.
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