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City Diner

301 N Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116
(816) 471-5121
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Ranked #448 of 1,202 Restaurants in Kansas City
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- May 27, 2014
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Kansas City, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Small and sometimes crowded .. lots of regulars .. interesting wall hangings. Stable wait staff who are all fun and pleasant and accommodating. Food is good, substantial. Breakfast we especially like.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Had the Meatball Dunk at City Diner for lunch and it has a very tasty sugo rosso (red sauce). It's served with three good sized meat balls in a very good tomato based sauce and four pieces of garlic toast to help soak up the sauce. It's only open for breakfast and lunch and the menu for the other offerings... More

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Athens, Alabama
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324 reviews 324 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The food was admittedly good, but an omelet for $10.00 on special? This is KC not NY. The high price doesn't buy ambiance either as the place is pretty much a dump. Service was slow and it took about 30 minutes to get the food even though we arrived at an off hour. Parking is very limited and tight.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Very small and hard to move around. Had good several good menu choices, but the omelet that 3 of us chose we had to ask for the toast that came with when we ordered. What? the menu says "and toast". My husband ordered tenderloin sandwich but was offered no mayonnaise. Anyway food was average at best.

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Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

It is a small diner. We went on a weekday so that was ok. The food was good enough. Burgers, sandwiches, tater tots, fries. The waitress was great.

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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Any chance I get, my whole family heads down to each. My dad knows the owner, so we are regulars. They know us by heart and since we have a huge family, we try and get the big table. I normally get the cheese omelet with swiss and american cheese. Paired off with tater tots, just amazing!

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Found this in "Midwest Living" to do on as part of a day trip. We were at the farmers market and needed some breakfast. Not sure I would do it again. The food was normal. There most diffently was regulars. The Italian sauage in my omelet was GREAT.

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Arlington, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

They do not have Cinimon Rolls during the week anymore. We were really looking forward to having them. Only on weekends.

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St. Thomas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

Travibg through KC and someone at City Market recommended this place. Very busy and friendly staff. Sat at the counter and was greeted and served right away. Everyone had smiles all around.

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

The biscuits & gravy are the best here at the City Diner. They keep the daily newspaper on the counter for all to read - should you choose to do so. Very friendly staff. It has the typical diner selections & decor. It's right across the street from where the Megabus works out of in KC. They have very reasonable... More

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