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About Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen

Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen is your local, urban destination located in the Crossroads Art District, just 2 blocks away from the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Enjoy a glass of wine from the "well researched and extensive" wine list. We offer wines by the taste, glass or bottle to satisfy everyone’s palate.

Our cuisine features fresh, seasonal ingredients. The lunch and dinner menus include cheese plates, small bites and entrees. The kitchen is open until midnight Monday - Saturday.

Visit our website for information about upcoming events including happy hour specials and wine events.

We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers!

1526 Walnut St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 1:30am, Saturday: 4:00 pm - 1:30 am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
16th & Walnut Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 842-2660

Website:
http://www.tanninwinebar.com/

Catering:
Let us help plan your event in one of several areas of the restaurant perfect for entertaining guests. Whether planning a corporate event, holiday party, special occasion or anything in between, each event space is ideal for hosting sit down lunches and dinners, cocktail parties or wine tastings. We appreciate your consideration and look forward to providing an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Contact Barry Tunnell with additional questions and availability. barryt@tanninwinebar.com | 816.842.2660

Parking Details:
A designated parking area is located to the south of the restaurant with access from Walnut Street. Convenient street parking is located along Walnut Street, Main Street, 16th Street, and 17th Street.

Public Transit:
Kansas City Street Car, 16th & Main Street, one-block east to Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen

Executive Chef:
Pablo Muñoz-Sevilla

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts monthly wine tastings and other special events throughout the year. View their website www.tanninwinebar.com for updates.

Interested in becoming a member of one of the 6 Tannin Wine Clubs? In addition to the wine locker, you receive one bottle of wine per month, free admission to monthly wine tastings and discounts when you dine at the restaurant. Email barryt@tanninwinebar.com for more information.

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Let us help plan your event in one of several areas of the restaurant perfect for entertaining guests. Whether planning a corporate event, holiday party, special occasion or anything in between, each area is ideal for hosting sit down lunches and dinners, cocktail parties or wine tastings.

Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (21)
Notable Wine List (19)
Special Occasion (15)
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Fit for Foodies (14)
Romantic (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Casual (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Cozy (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Business Meals (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Fun (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Authentic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined a day ago

It was Restaurant Week & we came for lunch. Both loved the chicken tortilla soup & ditalini & cheeses. Was disappointed that a glass of wine was so expensive. We had water. Service excellent.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful service, relaxing! Our server Kaysha (sp?) was so knowledgeable about the wine. Don’t go if you need to rush....just sit back and enjoy

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

We ate off the Restaurant Week menu. My husband liked his soup and the mac and cheese was very good. I had the spinach salad and it was delicious. I also had the roast beef grilled cheese and it was very disappointing. No flavor at all. Not something that would make us want to go back.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 4 days ago

A little pricey but great food and wine.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent food. Fantastic service. Very knowledgeable staff ... thank you Brooke!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We were there for Restaurant Week - so it might be better at other times. Unfortunately, it took a long time for each course to come out and the food was good but not spectacular.

Tags: People Watching, Casual
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

From what I heard about this place, I was expecting quite a lot. I should've tempered expectations, as it was definitely not worth the hype for me. The saving grace was the service we received, as our waiter was very polite, and courteous. The food was just ok. We had the Pork Osso Bucco, which tasted like Heinz beans and slow cooked pork in a crock pot. The Braised short Rib was much better than the pork, but it was a bit on the cold side. I know their kitchen was busy, as it took almost 30 mins for our desert to come out. The wine pours were a bit on the stingy side for a "full glass" especially considering the price, it would have been a better idea getting a full bottle. Anyways, at leas I can say that I tried it, but I do not see myself ever going back. The most disappointing thing about this place was the lack of privacy with how close the tables are set together. I could feel the person next to me breath. And to use the restroom or anything, you will definitely be in the next tables personal space. Good luck conversing with the person witting with you.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

My experience was not the best. I have normally always enjoyed this restaurant and decided to introduce it to someone who has never been. The service was not the greatest, but also I knew it was restaurant week and things are very busy so that is understandable. What I didn't like was when my silverware was missing from the table that was wrapped in a napkin, I asked the server if I could get one he looked down on the floor he picked up a rolled napkin with silverware containing it and put it back on the table and walked away. I did not think that was very sanitary that he was giving me a rolled silverware that it been sitting on the floor. Luckily, we were sitting next to another table who saw the whole event and someone got up and went to an empty table and grabbed me a clean silverware setup.

It took very long for him to return and the other guests on either side of us who ordered after us received their food way before us.

The whole experience was a little disappointing.

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·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food was fantastic. I chose something from the menu based on description, not knowing that it was completely vegan and gluten free. I eat everything. It was amazing. Ate we every bit of it.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Wonderful service and food! The wine is a little pricy, but really great quality. Our waiter knew the menu so well and what wines to pair with what dishes. His recommendations on food and wine were great. All around a great first experience here during restaurant week!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our server, Juliann was nice but inattentive. One of the other servers was a delight and came in to help. Two other servers that brought our meals handed us hot plates and almost dropped them in our laps. Julian brought a flat coke o one of my guests. When we asked about it, he went to check on the CO2 but never came back. We came for restaurant week. The food flavors were there but my dish was served with a lot of fatty pieces. The dessert was four mini cookies that were not any better than store bought cookies. The wine choices were spot on. Those we enjoyed thoroughly.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

We enjoyed both the bar area and the dining area. Service was excellent in the bar, just average in the dining area. The food was delicious and presented very well. The prices are in line with our expectations for an upscale restaurant in Kansas City.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find
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·Dined on January 9, 2018

Had an amazing time with the wife for her 21st birthday! Staff was excellent

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food and wine pairings were excellent. It made for an enjoyable New Year’s Eve.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We have been here many times and chose to have New Years Eve dinner here. Really an
overall great experience each time. The only miss was the meatball appetizer came out
not as warm as we would like and they were a little dry from sitting under the heat lamp.
Mentioning to the waitress the only offer was to bring another plate after we had eaten 2
of the three. We had a $170 bill and it would have been nice to just have the item taken
off the ticket. The rest of the food was exceptional and we will be back. A small miss.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our New Years Eve dinner, the food was wonderful and the wine, as always, was superb and well chosen. What a great place.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great experience on NYE!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 26, 2017

My daughter loves this place and we do too. A nice mix of Customers with wait staff that know their wines and mixed drinks.

We went all Tapas and then we ordered another round. We were never rushed and annoyed a mighty fine evening on Christmas. Thanks for being open.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Tapas
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

How wonderful to not only enjoy a delicious meal creatively executed, but also to enjoy conversation without loud music and background noise. A delightful variety of options from starters to entrees. My crispy skin salmon was divine. The server was professional with that little touch of throw-it-back-atcha sassiness that I love. Pricey but not outlandishly so. Definitely a place for an encore une fois dinner with friends.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Lamb Meatballs, veggies were all deep fried and over cooked. Bad wine suggestion from waitress based on our stated preference. Had to send back. Not a good experience.

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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Excellent service; good attention. Got us out in sufficient time to attend performance at Kauffman. Was ok that we didn’t order wine.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was great! The service waned a bit when it got busy. Good wine options with various price points. I will be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Loved it! Our server , Jimmy, was fantastic and very knowledgeable about food and wine pairings.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

I’ve eaten here many times and brought a group of friends, it took an hour and 20 minutes to get appetizers another 25 minutes for food and we were late for our show. The manager was friendly but our server was terrible. The desserts were ok...cookie was burnt

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Everything about Tannin wine bar & kitchen was excellent. My husband & i came here for dinner before going to the trans Siberian orchestra. I had the tuna and he had the pork chop. Both were excellent along with their crab dip for appetizer and pound cake for dessert. Their wine recommendations and tastings were excellent & the waitress was knowledgeable about their wines. We will be returning!

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Our high top table was wobbly and couldn’t be fixed.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 2, 2017

This place is so nice and small and quaint! My girlfriend loved it( her first time) Wine is amazing ! Every wine i have tasted has been great! Made reservation and actually got to seat early! Hostess were nice and our waitress was on top of everything! Thank you. I will be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Fantastic experience. Our waiter knew wine and loved sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm. Service was great.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Lovely server. Lovely wine list. Food was hit or miss and WAY overpriced.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The wine was good. And the food was amazing
All of it is a very fair price too

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food, great wine list...perfect place before a show at the Kauffman.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Waiter started us off with a glass of sparking to celebrate a birthday. Very knowledgeable and nice.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The restaurant is cozy. The food was delivered to the table just as described on the menu. The gouda cheese flight, salmon main dish, and ahi tuna main dish were prepared perfectly. When reviewing the wine list, the content is tops in choice with exquisite vineyards to choose from including local vineyards.
Michael, our waiter, was engaging and was able to answer every question put to him since this was our first time at the restaurant.
The only slight hiccup of the night was that our table was not ready for us when we had reserved it since the people who had the table before us took a little longer to finish their meal and subsequent conversation. The staff were very polite and requested that we have a seat at the front of the house where we shared a glass of wine or water and good conversation.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a great time and our waiter was amazing. We had tickets to The Vienna Boys Choir and he worked with us to make sure we would make our show!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2017

I love a good prix fixe that's paired with awesome wine, and that's exactly what I got here. The waiter was very down-to-earth and friendly, and very accommodating with any special requests on the wine pairings suggested with the three-course tasting menu. You are presented with different options for each course: I had the crab dip (good but a bit salty), the prime rib (cooked beautifully!), and the very tasty peach ice cream dessert. The somm was very friendly and knowledgeable as well, and provided details about each of the wines he poured; I thought the pairings were spot-on. Overall a fantastic pre-Kauffmann concert experience, and one I highly recommend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Loved it! Excellent drinks, food, and service. I would come back with friends or for a date night out.

Tags: Tapas, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Wonderful for lunch hour - good food, fast service, we could talk !

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

$2 off wine by the glass from 4 to 6 was nice. The small plate and soup options were awesome. Tried lamb meatballs, chimichurri sausage and potato butternut squash...all wonderful. The BEST was the mexican cinnamon panne cotta...AWESOME!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This was one of the best dining experiences we’ve ever had. The service was impeccable, the sommelier was informative and down to earth. The wine pairings gave us an elevated appreciation for the way wine and food can enhance each other. And I had the best ribeye of my life.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Always a perfect evening — delicious food and outstanding wine.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Happy Hour
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