The Savoy at 21c

4.7
icon/ic_reviewCreated with Sketch.
356 Reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
American
Located inside 21c Museum Hotel, The Savoy is a noteworthy throwback to mid-century American classic cuisine – a contemporary nod to this beloved restaurant’s storied past. Executive Chef Joe West, a Kansas City native, has a humorous and thought provoking approach to his food.
From West’s kitchen comes thoughtful, market-driven fare; Scallops Menieure; Chicken Liver Mousse Tart; Gnocchi & Mushrooms. Classics include Avocado Crab Louis; Lobster Newberg; Chicken Francaise and Prime Rib with Creamy Horseradish. To top off the perfect meal, choose Passion Fruit and Coconut Cake, Crème Brûlée or profiteroles, amongst others.
avatar copy

Private Dining

Book your next event with us

View details

Specials

Classics At A Classic Happy Hour

Enjoy $8 Heritage cocktails like our signature Old Fashioned from 3-6 PM Monday through Friday!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: July 23, 2019

Ends: July 24, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Enjoy all of your favorite Thanksgiving classics with our 3 course prix fixe holiday menu!

Thursday, November 28, 2019

What 356 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Quiet
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Filters
JV
Poconos
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice atmosphere , great service, recommended and described dinner options. Greatly enjoyed !

LB
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 5

I have earned 16,500 Open Table points. I traveled and ate all over the world from Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Milan, Paris, London , Frankfurt, Rome, Sicily. We went to Savoy 21 today for brunch. The coffee was horrible. It was tasteless, bland and oily. We ordered the steak and egg, the steak portion was really pathetic. We also ordered the Fried Rice. It was very SOUR and SALTY. They redid it but it was still very sour and salty. Not worth it really.

JR
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great meal with impeccable service! Everything from the drinks, amuse-bouche, entrees and especially the service reflect the excellence that is The Savoy.

BD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Great prime rib. Although not in season I understand from other customers that the scallops are wonderful also.

SJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very accommodating to my wife's dietary restrictions.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for dining with us, Steve! We are happy to accommodate for dietary restrictions and are so happy to see that you and your wife enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you both soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
TV
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When they found out we were there for our anniversary, they made sure to make the night extra special with champagne and a small "Happy Anniversary" chocolate on our dessert. It was amazing personalized service and they included all the small extras that made the experience feel worth going somewhere such as the Savoy. Highly Recommend.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us at The Savoy, Travis! We are so very honored that you chose us for such a special occasion and we hope you won't wait until your next anniversary to come back. -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
TG
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is impossible to go wrong here as every item on the menu is prepared to perfection. We had the prime rib (best ever, truly) and Texas Red Drum (an amazing white fish). Exquisite!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on October 10, 2019

Thank you kindly, Tommy! We are so happy to see you had a great experience and enjoyed the prime rib and Texas Red Drum! We will look forward to your next visit with us, Tommy! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved this place. We had the best server! She was a great tour guide for our first time through the menu. I highly recommend the evolved salad, prime rib and the carrots as a side. ...and the gnocchi is a great starter or side. The food is delicious and they have a nice selection of cocktails as well.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on October 10, 2019

Thank you kindly, Anonymous! We are so happy to see you loved your dining experience and we sincerely appreciate the shout out to your server and our chefs. We will absolutely look forward to your next visit with us. -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
L
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Not anything like the old Savoy. No draft beer, menu not that big. Was hoping for more seafood on menu and draft beer.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 23, 2019

Thank you for dining with us! Our menu is a contemporary nod to the beloved restaurant’s storied past. We hope you'll give us another try and will look forward to your next visit! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
G
St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our service was phenomenal. Nick was an amazing waiter. The food was incredible, exactly as he had described but beyond words in flavor, texture and appeal. We requested a booth, and were able to sit in one. The ambience was perfect for a rare, anticipated, date night for my husband and I! We will be going back!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 23, 2019

We are beyond thrilled to see that you had such phenomenal service from Nick. Thank you for letting us be your spot for this date night with you and your husband! We appreciate the kudos to our kitchen and hope you'll be back to The Savoy at 21c soon. Thank you, Gogogadget! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
SK
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow.. this was an amazing experience from start to finish. I went for my birthday with my family and no one had anything that we haven't been raving about since. From the bread they brought us to dessert, everything about the Savoy was exceptional.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you for letting us celebrate your birthday with you and your family, Susan! We sincerely appreciate your patronage and love seeing that you had an exceptional experience. We will absolutely look forward to your next visit (hopefully before next year's birthday)! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
TR
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent food. The best Prime Rib I have ever had. Just wish they had more options on the menu.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 20, 2019

We are thrilled that you enjoyed the prime rib, Todd! Thank you for dining with us and for providing us with this feedback. Our food is locally sourced and our menu does change quite frequently so you will have to come back and check out our new offerings. We will sincerely look forward to your next visit and hope to see you again soon. -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
e
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance for a fantastically delicious dinner with family!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 20, 2019

We are so very happy to see that you enjoyed a delicious dinner with your family! Thank you for rating us and reviewing your experience. We will sincerely look forward to your next visit! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
m
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing food and drinks. Quiet and romantically lit atmosphere.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 5, 2019

So glad to hear you're enjoying the experiences with us! Appreciate the positive sentiments. Best, Scott Tipton F&B Director

Report
VG
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing!!! We had a great experience I would recommend it to anyone

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 5, 2019

Thanks, Vanessa! So happy to hear the experience was a hit. Appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Best, Scott Tipton F&B Director

Report
t
St. Louis
14 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

One if the best meals I have had in a while. Great flavors and lots of locally sourced food.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 5, 2019

Thanks for the review! We do love our local farms and vendors as well. We'll continue to mix up the offerings based on what's fresh and exciting from our purveyors. Hope you'll join us again soon. Best, Scott Tipton F&B Director

Report
AP
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent and the service was very attentive. Parking is an issue and it seems a bit much to pay $7 for valet parking for lunch.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on September 5, 2019

Thanks for providing the feedback, Anthony! Glad you enjoyed the food and service. We have lowered our parking to $5 for valet, and always recommend looking around for street parking in the evening to save a few bucks. There's also a self-parking lot to the east of the building with ample parking, as well as a covered garage directly across the street for the winter months. Hope we can host you again soon. Best, Scott Tipton F&B Director

Report
M
Kansas City
11 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food is delicious and the service was great. I was a little frustrated as it was my husbands birthday and no one said anything about it. I indicated this on the request. Other than that it was wonderful

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 30, 2019

Thank you for celebrating this special occasion with us. Our team is usually really eager and excited to celebrate special occasions so we are very sorry to read that we didn't recognize your husband's birthday during your dining experience. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your meal otherwise and will do better next time! Thank you, Muncher1 and we will hope to see you again soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
JE
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the food and atmosphere very much. Definitely one of my favorite places to go.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 27, 2019

We are so very thrilled to be one of your favorite places to go, Jessika! Thank you for your recommendation and kudos. We will absolutely look forward to your next visit! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Kansas City
20 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dining experience at 21c was wonderful. The food was delicious and our waiter,Nick, was fabulous.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 27, 2019

We are so happy to see that you had a wonderful experience. Thank you for taking the time to recognize NIck's service too. We will look forward to your next visit with us! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
SB
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

World class! I live in Europe-the Savoy blends European quality with K.C. home-town flair!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 21, 2019

What accolades, SherylB! Thank you for dining with us here at The Savoy and we sincerely appreciate your patronage and praise. Please come back again soon. -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
m
Kansas City
16 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although not an inexpensive restaurant, The Savoy is definitely great for special occasions. My husband and I had a drink at the bar, which has a nice selection of craft cocktails, prepared in an elegant style. The dinner menu was unusual and inventive. We both enjoyed our choices but agreed that the chocolate dessert was most impressive and delicious. The cotton candy at the end was an unexpected surprise.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 20, 2019

Thank you very much, meredechats! We are so very happy to see that you and your husband enjoyed your experience with us and particularly dessert. Thank you for dining with us and we hope to see you again for the next special occasion! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
S
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Beautiful dining room. Very attentive service. Great bar selection. Creative food menu. Gnoochi starter star of meal. Lamb a little too salty for my taste. Spiced not quite balanced.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 9, 2019

Thank you for this review, Sqush! We are pleased to see that you enjoyed such attentive service and the gnocchi. We sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding your lamb entree and will be sharing your comments with the team. We will absolutely look forward to your next visit and hope to see you soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
d
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Overall a nice experience. Lobster needs to go back on the menu. Don't know who decided on the art that was on display but it was limp. Dark and depressing for the most part. "Murder Dollhouse" set the mood, and it was not a pleasant one. Pretty sick bunch of artists. If I recommend it to friends I will suggest they skip the art display.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

Greetings, Davidg! We are happy to see that overall you had a nice experience. The piece to which you refer recreates the horror made famous by Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood" and the artist's intent is to show how public response to such tragedies has transformed with the expansion of mass media. The piece is part of the rotating exhibit and we sincerely hope you will find one more to your liking during your next visit! Thank you for your honest feedback and we hope to see you again!

Report
RB
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Too dark where we were seated. (Truman booth) Could’t See the food well particularly the beef. Had the crab pasta appetizer and crab was overwhelmed by seasoning particularly heavy with salt and it was tasteless. Same with lobster pasta side. Service was mediocre at best.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 14, 2019

Robert, we are sorry to see that the lighting detracted from your experience in our beloved Truman booth. Thank you for giving us this feedback regarding your meal so that we can share it with our team. We hate that you didn't enjoy your meal and that service wasn't up to par. We sincerely appreciate your comments and hope to impress you at your next visit, RobertB! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
WH
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was both delicious and interesting! Questions about the menu were explained well by our waitress, who was polite, professional and knowledgeable.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 7, 2019

Thank you for the shout out, WilliamH! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your food and that your server provided such great hospitality. We hope you'll be back to The Savoy soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed it so much on Thursday that we returned on Friday. The menu was limited, but provided a range of choices ranging from standard to unusual fare creatively prepared and plated. The dining room was a wonderful restoration of space that has been used for a restaurant for a century or more. A restaurant worthy of its location in a 21c Museum Hotel.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

We are so very thrilled to see that your experience on Thursday prompted your visit with us again on Friday! It's what we love to hear. Thank you for complimenting our restoration as we love The Savoy's rich history and charm. Thank you again and we will sincerely look forward to your next visit! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome setting for an anniversary dinner!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your dining experience and hope you'll be back soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Got to sit in the special booth with a penguin.. what else can you ask for??

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

There is no better way to experience The Savoy! Our penguins love to keep you company and will be eagerly awaiting your return! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
NA
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Had the walleye with oysters. Very good. Oysters were excellent. I would like to see a dinner with them.
Service was somewhat slow and took a wile for the waiter to get our drink order.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

Good afternoon, NancyP! Thank you for your review and for providing us with this feedback. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your oysters and do want to apologize for service taking longer than we'd like. We hope you'll be back soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
L
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The Savoy is now serving only in their much beloved heavy dark wood and stained glass historic dining room. I have eaten there twice for lunch in the last two weeks and the food was outstanding both times. I loved the open-faced BLT special, the egg tartine and the unusual and delicious chicken noodle soup. In addition, I got to sample friends' charred broccoli salad and pasta verde, both interesting and delicious. I would definitely go again and soon! The 21C Hotel's art exhibit is a big bonus.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on August 6, 2019

Lizzie, thank you for this great review! You can't go wrong with a BLT and we are so happy to see that you have enjoyed your lunches with us. We will look forward to your next visit and don't forget to bring a friend so you can get another sampling! Thanks again, Lizzie! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
LS
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 4

Let me say we have recently been to the 21c in Bentonville and had a great experience. We enjoy the concept of restaurant/hotel with art and were looking forward to this one in our home town. As past patrons of The Savoy which we LOVED, we were happy to see they kept as much of the historic interior of the restaurant as they did. It has so many memories. That is about where the nostalgia left off. The bartenders are not friendly and kinda snooty. The drinks are unique and fun but remarkably small for the price. The food was very disappointing - we travel extensively in the US and in Europe and this is the first time I was unable to eat my meal. It was SO salty!! I understand the brining thing but this was just overboard. They did offer to replace my choice with something else, but then I would be eating a half an hour after my husband, so I passed. They did take it off the bill and gave us a free dessert (which we also did not like). Unfortunate! So, on to the artwork. If my arteries were slamming shut from the salt intake, they were opened back up by the shocking mass murder display in the first room....Not one of our better experiences.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 26, 2019

Good afternoon, LesliS! First, thank you for your continued patronage of 21c. Second, we sincerely appreciate your loyalty and are so very sorry that you were disappointed in your recent experience at The Savoy. We take pride in hospitality and we clearly missed the mark with our service, the seasoning of your entree and again with the dessert we gifted you. I will be sharing your feedback with the team and we hope you will give us another try. -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Kansas City
10 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service and the food was great but overpriced.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 26, 2019

Thank you for your rating and feedback. We are happy to see that service was great. I will make sure to share your comments with our food and beverage director. We hope to see you again soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
K
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best dining experiences we had in Kansas City! The menu was innovative and humorous, the food was tasty and refreshing, the service was personable and attentive. We had really good time having dinner here!

The art gallery visit after the dinner was an icing on the cake!

Highly recommended!!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 26, 2019

Kaihui, what high praises! Thank you so very much for these compliments. We are so very pleased to see that you enjoyed a delicious meal paired with such great service. Thank you for checking out the art! It's the perfect way to end a meal. We hope you'll be back soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
OT
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing. Great service and wonderful food.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 26, 2019

We are so very happy to see that everything was amazing! It's what we love to hear. Thank you for your review and we hope you'll be back to The Savoy soon! -Laura Elwyn, Corporate Guest Experience Manager

Report
GH
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was superb! Love being at the Savoy again!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 10, 2019

Gabrielle, We are so glad you came back! Our service team will be over the moon to know you found them to be superb. Please don't hesitate to reach out for any special requests before your next reservation. We love personalizing your experience! BIG THANKS! Damon Bailey - Manager

Report
JM
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was enjoyable; friendly staff, tasty unique food, nice art gallery. What was really nice was that we could actually hear each other and have a nice conversation. We were in a booth so I don’t know how loud it is at a table.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 10, 2019

Jim, BIG thanks for the 5 star review! Our team will be overjoyed to know that you thought them friendly and your overall experience enjoyable. The six historic booths are part of the restaurants original furnishings and provide great cover for intimate conversations, romantic celebrations, or top secret business deals ;) Please let us know before your next visit and we will be sure to reserve one in your name. Until then... Best Wishes, Damon Bailey - Manager

Report
PM
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was amazing. Every dish from appetizer to side to cocktails was a study in balance among contrasting elements: salty/sweet/bitter, soft/firm/crunchy, etc. I recommend that you get an interesting cocktail - we got a martinez in a classic style and as a modern interpretation. The staff was attentive and helpful. The ambiance is more like a pub than a fine dining establishment, but the food is not your typical pub food (though you can get a burger). Prices aren't cheap, but within the window I would expect for food of this quality.

Since we stayed at the hotel, we also had breakfast at the Savoy, and it also did not disappoint.

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 10, 2019

Phil, Thank you so much for your visit and your review! We are pleased beyond measure to know that you found the food and service to be of high quality. Our team spends serious time getting playful with ingredient, technique and presentation and its a great feeling to know when they are appreciated and acknowledged. Should you find yourself in our neck of the woods in the future, don't hesitate to call ahead with any needs or wants. Cheers to you, friend! Best, Damon Bailey - Manager

Report
AB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Had a prefix menu before going to see Hamilton. All of the food was very good, service excellent and a cool atmosphere. They timed our meal perfectly and we made it to the show on time. Overall, great experience!

The Savoy at 21c
Responded on July 10, 2019

Austin, Thank you for choosing us! Our management team really put their heads together to create the pre-theater menu as a quick, hassle-free way for guests to get a great dining experience and be still be show-bound by 6:30. You are one of many to voice your appreciation and because of that we plan on continuing this menu for other similar shows and events. So keep us in mind as your event calendar rolls through the rest of the summer and the holidays. Regards, Damon Bailey - Manager

Report
RJ
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service, food, and cocktails were impeccable. I really enjoyed the amuse bouche, great flavors there. Tia in the bakery made a special chocolate birthday card and drew a kitty on the dessert plate for the birthday gal. The hotel staff offered our trio a tour of the penthouse and that was a great experience. Thanks for making my friend’s birthday so wonderful.