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Garozzo's Ristorante

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526 Harrison St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1262 (Missouri & Harrison)
KC Metro
(816) 221-2455
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 109
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Italian

I had a choice of two restaurants this night, but this actually was a little closer to where we were staying (Harrah's KC) It was the best choice we could have made! The wine was excellent and some 'secret' ingredient after dinner drink! I asked if my talapia which was stated on the menu... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
heat1968
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St. Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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185 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
St. Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had a choice of two restaurants this night, but this actually was a little closer to where we were staying (Harrah's KC) It was the best choice we could have made! The wine was excellent and some 'secret' ingredient after dinner drink! I asked if my talapia which was stated on the menu grilled, could be breaded in something... More 

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Lansing, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I love it that it's located at the Italian neighborhood in KC; it added more authenticity. The decoration is so soothing. We went there the day before Valentine's Day to celebrate VD. We didn't want to go on VD because we don't like too much crowd (and the waitress told us last Valentine's day the place was crowded she could... More 

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Iowa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We tried a couple things on the menu and really LOVED their ravioli and the meatballs!!! The atmosphere was amazing, I honestly felt like I was in an old Italian movie! Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Springfield, MO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Authentic Italian food is hard to find in the Midwest, but here it is, and it's outstanding. This hidden gem in a tiny neighborhood corner of Kansas City is not to be missed. The menu has so many choices... We had the Sicilian garlic dip with our warm bread, and then spiedini de pollo and the penne victoria. Both were... More 

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Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A friend recently mentioned Garozzo's as great Italian dining. It was fabulous from start to finish. Vinnie was our waiter, and he made valuable recommendations on both main courses and wine. We started with the stuffed artichoke alla siciliano. It was so mouthwatering. I could have had this as a meal. For dinner my husband had half veal spiendini and... More 

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Goderich, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We went with friends who are regulars. Love these local businesses, great food! Atmosphere was excellent, service was great!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

While my family is a supporter of locally owned businesses Garozzo's makes this challenging. About 20 years ago, when I was ordering from the same menu that I saw this evening, I thought the food was really good. However, as a grown adult my experience tonight leads me to believe that the ingredients are not fresh--even the cheese on the... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

After hearing advertisements for years, we finally decided to try out Garozzo's and are very happy we did. The restaurant is tucked away in a nice little neighborhood, so we did park on the street. The tables are cozy, maybe a little towards being crowded. First thing I loved about the place was that the server actually tried to warn... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A intense explosion of garlic hits you in the face when you open the door - which in my mind, all good Italian places should be like. They have a wonderful stuffed artichoke appetizer that is a must get. I appreciated their willingness to do half orders of their entrees as there were several we wanted to try. Chicken spiedinis... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My food was not as ordered and I was only informed of this when an alternative dish was placed in front of me. As my group of friends had their meals, (the restaurant was now full), and we were going to a concert there was insufficient time to re-order. Consequently, I started to eat the meal - pasta with meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 526 Harrison St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1262
    (Missouri & Harrison)
  • Public Transportation: KC Metro
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: (816) 221-2455

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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