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Le Fou Frog

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400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105 (Oak Street)
Max - 5th & Grand
816-474-6060
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Today
10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great first time treat for friend!

My second time at Le Fou but it had been several years. First time for friends and they loved the experience. My husband loves the escargot. Seafood is stupendous and steaks are great! Very quaint experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
RoyalsFans
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

My second time at Le Fou but it had been several years. First time for friends and they loved the experience. My husband loves the escargot. Seafood is stupendous and steaks are great! Very quaint experience.

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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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 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
60 reviews 60 reviews
38 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105
    (Oak Street)
  • Public Transportation: Max - 5th & Grand
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-474-6060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?