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1847 Village West Parkway, The Legends at Village West, Kansas City, KS 66111
913 334 8888
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 71
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    Very good
  • 56
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  • 25
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  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terribly disappointing

T-Rex at one time was a nice place to eat. The last 2-3 times we've been lately have been so disappointing, my kids even picked up on the bad service, low quality food and general bad experience. the portion sizes are ridiculously huge, which would be ok but the food is not worth taking home. The... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Claudia H
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Kansas City, Kansas, Usa
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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287 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kansas City, Kansas, Usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

T-Rex at one time was a nice place to eat. The last 2-3 times we've been lately have been so disappointing, my kids even picked up on the bad service, low quality food and general bad experience. the portion sizes are ridiculously huge, which would be ok but the food is not worth taking home. The service is as though... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an extremely pricy place and crazy with kids. Very chaotic and load. Not a place you can carry on a conversation with. Food is mediocre for the price.

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A great place to have an adult beverage and meal while the kids enjoy the atmosphere. Just have to keep them from running into the gift shop or Dino dig during dinner.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

inosaur dig is an extra $2.50 to get in. No big deal. We've been here before & knew but this time they wanted to charge my husband & I also to go in! To sit & take pictures of our daughters. (Or make our 3 yr old go in by herself.) Don't get me wrong, I don't care about an... More 

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Oakland, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

OWNER T REXX CAFE 1847 VILLAGE WEST PARKWAY KANSAS CITY KANSAS 66111 I really did enjoy the T Rex Cafe! The lady from the church (SHAWNEE MISSION Salvation Army) took me here! Was right o actual birthday date! I liked the dinosaurs! Was perfect, she wanted take picture, had me put up my hands like I was greeting the Stegosaur!... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Not impressed with the food here at all! If the atmosphere wasn't so kid friendly I would pass this place up in a second! We had our granddaughter or we wouldn't have eaten here. It's definitely overpriced for what you get and the food was just ok!

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Where else can you eat with dinsaurs. Good food and many places for kids to enjoy. They love finding in the sand. Great variety of food. We really enjoy the gift shop.

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KCMO
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had a large group and were placed in the upper far reaches of this restaurant. The serving staff took forever to take our order, and then the kitchen took forever to get our food to us. There were other family tables that came and went two times by the time our food arrived. Distractions to having a good experience... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Hostess tried to sit us at a table where we couldn't acces one side due to another patron sitting in the aisle and also a stroller in the way.....hello....use common sense and not let the customer explain what's wrong and right where you are looking. Had the lasagna which came in a hot bowl on a plate...with my salad sitting... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went here while visiting family. The same people that came up with the Rainforest Cafe came up with this place. It is too cool when you go in. Dinosaurs everywhere and they move and make noise. The kids loved it! We sat by one of the large fish tanks also, so they were entertained the entire time. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1847 Village West Parkway, The Legends at Village West, Kansas City, KS 66111
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 913 334 8888

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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