About Grand Street - Plaza

For over 20 years, locally owned and operated Grand Street has been a Kansas City favorite for its modern American cuisine. Located in the heart of the Country Club Plaza, our restaurant is the perfect retreat for indelible dining and events. Our food is simple, elegant, and exciting. The exceptional cuisine paired with the upscale decor of the newly remodeled restaurant are sure to make Grand Street a dining experience you will remember. Our chefs are dedicated to ensure your culinary experience will be fulfilled while our service team aims to provide the highest level of hospitality.

4740 Grand Ave
Kansas City, MO 64112
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Bistro

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm

HAPPY HOUR: Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm, Saturday 11am-3pm & 9pm-close, Sunday 3pm-close

Cross Street:
Emmanuel Cleaver II Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 561-8000

Website:
http://www.grandstreetkc.com/

Catering:
Grand Street Cafe is available to cater events from a few people to a few hundred people. Let our culinary team create an unforgettable menu specific to your event. Let us handle all of the details- from a cocktail reception to a multiple course dining experience.

We can also accomodate your private party here at the restaurant! Seating from 8 to 400, ask how you can rent private rooms to fit your needs.

Parking Details:
Unlike typical Plaza parking, Grand Street Cafe guests may park curbside to the restaurant in our very own parking lot

Executive Chef:
Aaron Wells-Morgan

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
HAPPY HOUR: Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm, Saturday 11am-3pm & 9pm-close, Sunday 3pm-close

Thursday half price bottles of wine (under $50)

Martini Mondays- $5 martinis all night long

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Private Dining

Grand Street has a number of premier private dining facilities and can accommodate anywhere from 16 to 300. Located on the country club plaza, book one of our rooms for brunch, lunch, dinner, business meetings, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, cocktail or bar mitzvah parties.

Grand Street - Plaza Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (41)
Special Occasion (39)
Good for Anniversaries (34)
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Business Meals (28)
Great for Lunch (27)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Happy Hour (22)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Casual (21)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Good for Groups (20)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Romantic (17)
Fun (17)
Great for Brunch (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Cozy (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Seasonal (13)
Comfort Food (10)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Notable Wine List (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
People Watching (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Authentic (6)
Kid-friendly (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Scenic View (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

Great Brunch and very welcoming and friendly server. Very cordial and respectful atmosphere during a busy Sunday.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Cozy, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Casual, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 2 days ago

Overall was very disappointed. It was a Saturday night so completely understandable they would be busy. But we had reservations. Host sat us and we didn’t have anyone show up to our table for about ten minutes. Finally got some water for the buser. Then the waitress showed up about 10 min after that, who was very nice but asked us if we wanted to order and we hadn’t been given our menus. Asked if we wanted bread which didn’t come until about half way through dinner. When we asked the buser for the bread he actually sighed. Which we did laugh about because we weren’t sure why he was so annoyed. The waitress checked on us when our dishes came out but no other times. Water glass was empty for almost the entire dinner. In all honesty that wasn’t really what we where disappointed about. That just added to the experience. Didn’t find the food to be that exciting. It fell flat and bland with the exception of the soup. But the salad, main dish’s and desserts seemed like it needed some updating. I think the ideas they have as dishes are great but need some revamping. The second disappointing thing was the noise level. Again understandable it is a Saturday night. But we could barely hear each other sitting at the same table. As having a packed restaurant is exciting it doesn’t really matter much if you can’t talk and listen to your company. It would not be a good place for a business meeting. Ambience and Location are nice but I feel it could be great if they tried harder, changed a few things and updated some of the dishes.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

We have liked this establishment in the past but our experience on Friday was awful. Had 6:45 reservation for 6. Host did not confirm we had arrived and seated another group of 6 ahead of us . Waiter provided worst dining experience in a very long time. brought drinks one at a time and forgot about several. When main course came he forgot to take away appetizer plates and he set my wife's main Couse right on top of her salad. brought check before desert which we had preordered. Food was Ok but meatballs in my dish were cold in the center. It would have taken too long to send back so just powered through meal and got out as quickly as possible. May give them another chance but will not be tops on the list of restaurants we will return to.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was amazing

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We had a nice time on Sunday night after a long weekend . The ambiance was good, we had a table over by the window , which really worked out since we had two toddlers.
Our dinners were good and the service was great.

Tags: Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Please add "Good all occasion dining " to your list. The only thing they overlooked/ missed was my dates birthday which was I was very specific about and personally spoke directly to Grand Street about my dates birthday well before we arrived. However, dinner was great. Thank you.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We love the location, the ambiance and the service! The vegetables in my dinner tasted like pure gas. Not edible, but the rest was awesome.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

I was very disappointed that they did not honor a Plaza gift card. I had read that they were no longer issuing them but they would still be honored by Plaza merchants.

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Excellent, food/presentation, ambiance and service! Always a Great meal.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Restaurant week lunch was fabulous! Our waiter , Nick, was friendly, attentive, and funny.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Difficult to get through tables crowded together. Food was ok and choices for restaurant week for entree and dessert not the best. Usually enjoy coming here but disappointed this time.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Mushroom spring rolls were insanely good, short rib brisket typically good but mine very fatty this past visit.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We had family in town for the night. Everyone at the table was happy with their meal and the bottle of wine we had was half off! Great service as always!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, atmosphere, great customer service,. ....

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Cozy, Special Occasion, Authentic
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Lunch at the Grand Street-Plaza on a cold Saturday afternoon was just the ticket! The menu was just right: not too much and all the right stuff. Bill's salad was a hit, the salmon salad looked scrumptious, and one of our party could not stop talking about the pastrami sandwich. We'll be back!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We have been going to Grand Street for years and it is always consistently good. The menu has lots of great choices with nice twists. The service is always good. I would highly recommend it.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We ate here on a Wednesday night before attending an event. I had the sea bass special and my companion had the pappardalle pasta. Both were delicious. The fish had pureed parsnips with it, which were a great complement to the dish.We each had a nice glass of wine. The service was excellent. Parking is easy. Great experience.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

So we had a table for 4 on NYE. It was very hectic but the poor service we received was more based on a poorly trained server than it being busy. She did not know the menu very well. When we had questions about the food she had to go ask someone 3 different times. Wine order came out wrong. She also served me a dirty martini in a rocks glass with ice and a lime. So...yeah.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great service with great food. We went for NYE for dinner. My friend and I were looking forward to just a nice, quiet meal for the evening and taking our time. A large order happened to go in right before ours, and so the waiter and manager offered to buy us a second round of drinks because they thought we had been waiting too long. It didn't been seem long to us, as we had an appetizer we were working on, but it was very amenable of them. You rarely see that kind of service and attention anymore, even at the nicer restaurants. I will definitely be going back snd recommend it for dinner, happy hour, or even brunch!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year's Eve dinner was excellent and service was flawless. Grand Street Cafe has a nice ambiance, good bar and a great location just off of the Country Club Plaza.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great restaurant.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our server Kevin did a fantastic job. Food was amazing.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food was awesome!! The service was awesome!!! This was my second time here and they impressed me even more!! Love love love ...... I would definitely recommend

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 29, 2017

went for NYE specials outstanding service as usually outstanding and friendly Will be back

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Des Moines)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Generally love this restaurant. However this time we were the last party to arrive for the evening. Felt very rushed.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 27, 2017

It is unfortunate that service can make or break a good restaurant. The experience of service or lack thereof would stop me from recommending it.
It was not busy as I could see and watch the chefs. But it it can be the little things such as checking to see if the water glasses are filled, assuring the order is correct that can drop a tip for me from 25% down to 10 or even less. I would consider the restaurant a acceptable. But not the service.
Reservations had been made from prior visits. Now, I will move it down on my lists
BTW: The background music does not add to the ambiance if it is just loud enough to distract or drown out conversation

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We are normally fans of Grand street but the past couple times (twice spanning two weeks) have let us down. Food was okay. Service was pretty bad. Not sure if we will go back. The menu "favorites" we ordered seemed bland and weren't warm. The waitress we had barely came by and was often no where to be seen. For the price it wasn't worth it. Not sure if they have a new chef or what but we weren't impressed...

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great place to celebrate an early Christmas dinner with family

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great food and service. Cozy and warm atmosphere and low noise level which is an increasingly rare thing to find at any price point. Excellent value for the money.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 23, 2017

It was a wonderful experience. Staff was amazing, food was top-notch. We will be back

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

This used to be a favorite spot of ours. This time around it did not feel the same. The food was (awful😬). Four meals ordered. All were very disappointing. Also if you are needing any kind of allergy substitution meals, there were none, zero. The ambiance was too bright where we sat, which made it uncomfortable. I never write reviews. But this time I am, because I’m upset to see a favorite spot miss the mark, big time.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Grand Street NEVER disappoints - the menu changes somewhat to keep it fresh but the core of favorites remains and are delicious. Cheers to the team here for the remarkable consistency of experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 19, 2017

It was a great Monday night dinner with friends. The menu is good, we had 4 different meals and all were really good. As always, a very nice atmosphere for food, drinks and conversation.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Despite having a reservation - our table wasn't ready and the restaurant was not packed so that's not why. Once seated we received no service - had to ultimately stop a server and ask if there would be anyone taking care of us that evening. Finally got a waiter - service was slow. On the up side the Bill's Chicken Salad was as always great.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Another outstanding dinner at Grand Street. We went for dinner after a matinee theater production so were in no hurry. The service was phenomenal! Great pre-dinner cocktail, tasty appetizer, terrific salad and the entrees were delicious as usual. The wine with dinner was perfectly paired thanks to a suggestion from the waiter. Over all, a really special meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Paleo Friendly, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

As always this is a great place to eat--for birthdays, or just any occasion.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

We enjoyed very much!!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Nice near the Plaza with easy access. Great Ambiance. Friendly wait staff.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fun, Healthy, Casual, Afternoon Tea, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This was our first time to dine at Grand Café. We had heard a lot of good things about it and it didn't disappoint. The service was excellent, the food was excellent and everything was wonderful. I will say however that I was surprised at the noise level. The ceilings are very high and it was noisy with chatter of people talking. We went as a couple, but I think it might be difficult if you were with a group and wanted to converse.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great choices for our little party of 3 generations before Missouri Rep play! We had a great time with delicious food, drink and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tapas, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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