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1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 298-6182
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Ranked #102 of 1,207 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $45
Cuisines: German, Contemporary
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 19th Avenue
Transit: Max stop in front of restaurant
Description: A modern german restaurant. Happy hour in our Bar and Lounge area: Monday - Friday 3-7, Friday and Saturday: 9:30-11:00. Private Room for up to 50 guests. Outdoor Courtyard seating. Business Lunches: 3-course for $15. Starting September 15 open for Sunday Brunch: 10-2:30Wine Wednesdays: A tasting of different wines every week, includes cheese plate
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English first
Prairie Village, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

There's a lot to really like about this restaurant. First off - it's local! The owners are very good about using local and seasonal ingredients. (And you'll often see them interacting with guests.) This is not your "traditional" German restaurant... although there are some very authentic German dishes on the menu. Chef Heuser brings a very modern flair to German... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've been to Affäre several times and always forget how truly good this place is. The food is presented with flare and class with subtle inclusion of "side items". For example, today's asparagus seemed to be incorporated into the creamy sauce over my dumplings. Very tasty! The service is always prompt and efficient without being presumptuous. The only negative I... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Wide selection of cocktails, wine and beer and a nice long bar to sit at. Welcoming service and laid back vibe. Menu broad enough without being too large. Broken up into nice sections with something for everyone. Beautifully presented and very tasty. Enjoyed the seafood sampler and wild boar chops. Had a wonderful bottle of Pingus, Ribeiro Del Duero

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not your regular German restaurant, but rather a truly fine cuisine by Chef Heuser, who was trained in Germany and prepares most innovative dishes with some traditional ingredients but most imaginary combinations of tastes, a joy for your taste buds! His expertise with desserts is fabulous and rivals the best French desserts I tasted in Paris. Don't expect huge amounts... More

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

In comparison to dinner there 2 years ago, staff are friendlier, the menu is improved (less small plate, more recognizable choices), without sacrificing variety, quality, or fun. Yes, it's expensive, but seemed much better value than last time.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Contemporary décor and young and modern ambience mixed with excellent old world food and a world class presentation. What a great place to eat. The best German Restaurant in the USA. The Menu is outstanding, the beer and wine selection is incredible and the service is simply excellent.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a restaurant with great service and an innovative chef. Delicious locally-sourced food, presented in unusual ways. Great sauces, interesting wine list, and engaging servers. Located in the Crossroads Arts district near downtown.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I am in Kansas City on business and met a friend who lives here for dinner. She suggested Affare & we had a delightful experience. Our server was fabulous in explaining the menu and the specials, plus telling us we could even ask the chef to "surprise us" with a special 4 or 6-course meal. Our salads, entrees, and desserts... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Affare has an outstanding brunch menu on Sundays. We have have eaten there several times after church and loved it every time. The omelet of the day is always a nice surprise and the rest of the menu is great. They also have bottomless Mimosas during the brunch time. We highly recommend it!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The staff are a bunch of hipsters that are very proud of themselves. The food is nothing special. When you want to have prices that compete with other top restaurants in town then you need to perform to the level. This place does not plain and simple.

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Additional Information about Affare

Address: 1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: (816) 298-6182
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Average Prices: USD 20 - 45
Cuisine: German, Contemporary

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