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400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105
816-474-6060
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Ranked #50 of 1,213 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Oak Street
Transit: Max - 5th & Grand
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Tulsa, OK
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I had not been to Le Fou Frog in over four years but went for my birthday. First of all, it was packed. The menu has had more than several items added, like Sweetbreads, pasta with escargot, quail. Everything we got to eat was amazing (quail, kangaroo, sweetbreads, lamb, escargot, sardine salad), and we are tough critics because my friend... More 

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Saint Joseph
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I took my husband out to dinner - treat at a restaurant he had wanted to go to for a long time. After all, he took me to the World Series ! We were shown to our table immediately upon arriving. Everything we ordered was delicious (sea bass stuffed with lobster, steak au poivre, spinach/beet salad - loved the dressing,... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

You want a quiet romantic booth for that special night, check. You want a patio that is pet friendly for happy hour and wine, check. You want a nice meal with helpful staff, check. Don't feel intimidated by this French gem. Go. Ask the staff what's good and you won't be disappointed - check.

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Over and over again the chef and staff at Le Fou charm our senses. They have entrees that will not find anywhere else and they are always outstanding. They have a great happy hour menu. We recently had the frog legs and escargot and sat in the bar area for happy hour. Both dishes were delicious. It really does feel... More 

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Lawrence
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is one of my husband and my favorite restaurants in Kansas City. When you see it from the outside, it does not look very special but once inside you feel like you are in a french restaurant in Paris. The food is without a doubt exceptional. My husband and I were celebrating our 25th anniversary and it was perfect.... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Starting with the food which, of course, is why you go out for dinner. This place has an adventuresome and outstanding menu - very French with many regional touches. Both of our entrees (Venison & rack of lamb) were high quality and prepared perfectly. Like others have noted, the portions are large and presented in a homey, old fashioned way.... More 

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ST louis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrived to find the restaurant bathed in red lights. The proprietor was our waiter and he couldn't have been nicer. The food was outstanding from the amuse to dessert. In addition we were treated to songs by one of the help ( lovely voice and very enjoyable). You definitely feel like you are anywhere by Kansas City.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went to Le Fou Frog with a large group and it was wonderful. The food was very good, the wine list was great and had affordable options. The service for our groups was A+ but its the atmosphere trumps it all. As other reviewers said, the atmosphere is totally the European and in a very storybook way. The owner knew... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

First, let me say that our server was excellent, and the little food we had was divine. My brother and his daughter (14 years old) were visiting and we needed a place to go after First Fridays and the places closer to the crossroads were way too busy. The evening started quite nicely. We ordered a bottle of wine for... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We visited Le Fou Frog for the first time with another couple who was quite familiar with the venue. We shared appetizers and assorted stories of our travels (to France and otherwise). The entrees were well presented and quite lovely. It was a wonderful meal, but not the best I have ever had. The building itself it rather shabby, but... More 

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Additional Information about Le Fou Frog

Address: 400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105
Phone Number: 816-474-6060
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: French

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