About Westport Cafe & Bar

Located in the heart of Westport, Westport Café & Bar is a quaint, Parisian-inspired bistro offering French fare and craft specialty cocktails. Hailing from France, co-owners Kevin Mouhot and Romain Monnoyeur execute modern dishes using simple, fresh ingredients and serve a full menu daily from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. An afternoon happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m., and a late-night menu from 10 p.m. to close, feature half-priced menu items and specially priced beer and wine. The café also serves one of Kansas City’s most popular brunches from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Westport Café & Bar is available to host small groups and accepts reservations.

visit www.westportcafeandbar.com or call (816) 931-4740.

We look forward to your visit.

419 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm to 1:00 am
Sunday: 4:00 to Midnight

Brunch:
Saturday - Sunday: 10:30am - 4:00pm

Cross Street:
Broadway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 931-4740

Website:
http://westportcafeandbar.com/

Executive Chef:
Romain Monnoyeur

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Celebrate Valentine's day in a charming French bistro and enjoy fine food prepared by our french Chef.

Westport Cafe & Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (26)
Good for a Date (17)
Fit for Foodies (15)
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Cozy (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Romantic (13)
Great for Brunch (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Special Occasion (11)
Casual (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Fun (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Authentic (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Business Meals (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Late-night Find (4)
People Watching (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

Food was great, and staff was nice; but we had to wait 40 minutes to be seated...even with our reservation.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

First-timer who finally made it in during KC Restaurant Week. Highly recommend the Grilled Oysters, Braised Beef, and Chocolate Mousse. The signature cocktail, WC&B Clarified Milk Punch, is also a must-order.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 2 days ago

Wonderful, authentic French Bistro in Westport. Nick, the co-owner has created a warm and unpretentious atmosphere. Being our first time here, Nick reviewed the menu with us and made suggestions. They offer an extensive happy hour with discounted appetizers and wine/beer. I highly recommend the shrimp and crab cake. My spouse had the steak and frites and I had the fish special, sea bass. Romain, the executive chef takes great pride in the innovative menu. At one point during the evening he stopped out of the kitchen to greet the patrons. We ended our meal with profiteroles and the croissant bread pudding. The desserts were large enough to share, but why should you when they are this delicious?

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

We went during restaurant week, ordered off RW menu for one of us and ala carte for the other.

Service was great, even though RW is often crowded and busy. We had excellent care from lovely people.

Food was just amazing: creamy onion soup and croque madame, simple but outstanding. The RW menu had pate, braised beef and banana creme brulee, all wonderful.

Interesting cocktails and wine.

Just a wonderful experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined 4 days ago

Had the Restaurant Week menu and was very good. Small, intimate dining area. Very friendly service. We will be back.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 4 days ago

We went to Westport Cafe and Bar during restaurant week. A nice variety of offerings were available on the restaurant week menu. The ambience was relaxed, our service was terrific and the food was delicious. We will definitely return.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent, as always!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We love Westport Cafe and Bar and their brunch has been a great find! The eggs benedict are to die for (the English muffins are the best!) and I love that you get a complimentary drink with every brunch meal.

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We seriously loved everything about this place! We are already planning our next visit!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 1, 2018

What a great way to ring in the New Year! The special menu was exceptional. Never has risotto been so creamy! Westport Cafe is our favorite, regardless of the occasion.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

Fantastic meal. And can't beat a complentary drink with your brunch

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Absolutely great brunch! Everything was delicious and a great value since the breakfast entrees include a drink!

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Hot Spot, Bar Seating
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great service, as usual! Wonderful attention to detail and the staff truly seemed to care that we were comfortable and happy with our experience at the restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Had a great brunch with a group of 7, the atmosphere is cute but casual, they offered a free drink with a brunch menu item which we all loved and our waitress was friendly, helpful, and attentive. I think if our group had been any bigger we would have been too large for the space but it worked out really nicely and we all enjoyed the delicious food!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Casual, Fun
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 15, 2017

They were trying a fondue/racklette.
Not what we’ve experienced abroad but it was a fun nite

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

My friends and I enjoyed our holiday brunch a lot one omelet, two Benedicts and a chicken hash were all delicious, and the service was very attentive. The noise level was pretty high - not a surprise given the packed house and bad acoustics. The biggest complaint remains finding a parking spot. Nothing much to be done about that.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We had a reservation at 8:00 and they make us wait until 8:40 and the hostess was very unapologetic about it. Start us off on the wrong foot. Got better from there as the food was very good and the service was too. Just expect when you get a reservation that you will get your table on time or at least the host will try to make it up to you some way.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Loud and crowded. Service wasn’t ideal but chalked it up to how crowded it was. Food was incredible though.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

We were seated right next to the door and it was terribly cold. We asked for a different seat and was told there were none. When the waitress stopped by to greet us we asked again and were able to get another seat thankfully. My wife was told about some type of wine. It was really good. When we got the bill the single glass of wine was $20. Since we were not told about the cost and it was not on the menu we objected to the cost. They adjusted the price of the glass of wine to $10 which seamed reasonable. The food was good our waitress then our waiter at the next table transferred to did a great job. Seating was tight however It had a nice atmosphere. A few issues but overall they did a good job trying to take care of our concerns

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great service! The food was very well plated with good flavor. Wasn’t thrilled with the braised beef but my wife’s scallops were amazing!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 5, 2017

We chose Westport Cafe & Bar because we were looking for a French Restaurant prior to going to Les Miserables. Looking at reviews & menus, Westport Cafe looked like a solid pick. We were so glad we chose this restaurant. Four of us shared the cheese tray & the oysters from the happy hour menu. Then each of us ordered something different for dinner. My creamy risotto with black truffle was the best risotto I’ve had in years. My friends were also quite pleased with their entrees: seafood fettuccini, croque madame, & the Tuesday night special, steak with pomme frites. We also shared 3 of the delicious desserts: chocolate mousse, profiteroles, & bread pudding with Angles sauce. The excellent food was matched by wonderful service from Laken. I will definitely be back.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 2, 2017

This was a wonderful experience! This is a very comfy adorable little restaurant. We had the cheese plate, Island Salmon and Braised Beef….all were wonderful! Best meal in a very long time!!
Our waiter and the wait staff could not have been nicer. Great experience!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was fantastic and interesting. The service was great. The ambience was perfect for a date night or even a casual drink at the bar. Thanks!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Brunch at Westport Cafe is always delicious!!! The chicken hash is to die for!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Fish was poor and mangement did not respond.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very good food. The menu had plenty of options and all seemed delicious. Service, ambience, and everything else was 4/5 stars.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Always great for Sunday Brunch! It's packed for a reason people!! Make a reservation! It's challenging to show up and expect a table. Like I said, it's a secret people know about!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, People Watching
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We brought a group of 8 in to the restaurant. The staff had our table ready in a secluded area so we could have great conversation and get caught up. The staff was very professional and knowledgeable. We enjoyed seasonal appetizers and salads before our main courses. The food was prepared perfectly. We had soup, oysters, salads and charcuterie. The main dishes included some of the beef specials and pasta. The food was spot on perfect and the service was equally as good. We were all served our food hot (at the same time). Everyone in the group was also pleasantly surprised by the price value. We thought the experience was extremely economical for the great time had by all

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Authentic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I can't say enough about this place! I can't believe it's been open for 7 years and just had my first WC&B experience, but I plan to rectify that soon. Absolutely wonderful service, astonishingly delicious food, and fantastic drinks. I want to recommend WC&B to everyone, but then it'll be busy all the time....

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The fries, oysters and eggs benedict with salmon were all incredible. The service was amazing!! And, what a great deal!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Delicious food and knowledgeable staff

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We had Braised Beef and Lamb Ragu pasta. 2 of the best dinners we've had..... EVER. We live in Nebraska but, we will be back.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Recommended by our hotel and really a terrific place ! We are from Colorado and traveling for anniversary trip get away, staying on Westport neighborhood near museums . Wonderful place s with gracious younger owners and staff that enjoy telling the history of this neighborhood gem- reminded us of boulder or Denver French bistros that cater to a signature menu of classic simple and well prepared French foods. Lamb chops for 25 bucks prepared to perfection , classic fois gres and scallops over risotto with truffles. Reasonable wine list and classic cocktails that are reasonable and offer great choice.

This is a place that any visitor to KC should try - back for brunch on weekends - the best value for drinks and classic fare

Thanks to owner and staff for a KC welcome!!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Delicious brunch spot! Awesome value for the food you get! Help support a local restaurant in KC!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Everything was great the only negative was how long it took.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The chef and our waiter were wonderful and we enjoyed talking to them about France.

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Delightful little place - front window tables are terrific to enjoy great French infused bites and view the scene of Westport. The mussels are terrific- a must try.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We hosted a brunch for our son and his girlfriend's family! The food, the service and the atmosphere were perfect! We had a wonderful time! Our server was pitch perfect! We will be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

The food was good. The space is small and the noise level was a bit high, but we really enjoyed the experience overall. Would definitely go back

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Food was great and service was good. It was a noisy place with loud music. Don't go if you want a quiet dinner!

Tags: Good for a Date
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