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Cafe Trio Restaurant

4558 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1816
+1 816-756-3227
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Ranked #30 of 1,207 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $38
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: E. 45th Street
Transit: On the actual Main Street route, including the Max. Only a few feet from two stops.
Description: Comfortable, calming and chic, Café Trio draws a diverse clientele of urban dwellers, on-the-town suburbanites and tourists who strike up lively conversations over classically inspired craft cocktails and beautifully imagined seasonal, from-scratch dishes. Perched on the incline at 45th and Main Street, the restaurant’s all-seasons patio view of the J.C. Nichols Fountain and Country Club Plaza add to the vibe. Executive Chef Adam Yoder and his culinary team hand-cut the steaks and chops and use a cornucopia of local and regional produce and artisan foods for their well-curated menu. Don’t-miss items include Café Trio’s handcrafted cracker-crust pizzas, roasted chicken, confit garlic mashed potatoes and the warm chocolate truffle cake. Imbibe your pleasures at the weekly happy hour with signature martinis such as the Marilyn Monroe or Paris Hilton — paired with the Price Edward Island mussels or crispy lump crab cakes, you just might have fantasies of taking up residence in one of Café Trio’s comfy booths. And if you’re planning a party, Trio’s two private event spaces are just the ticket for a sexy soiree.
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English first
Rogers, Arkansas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me by someone from the area and I was eager to try it. It had a fun ambiance when we arrived. The hostess was friendly. But I was sorely disappointed by a steak that was gristly and basically inedible, bathed in a chimmichurri that was the tastiest thing I had there besides the bread and... More

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Liberty, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We hadn't been to Cafe Trio at lunch for many months. Great things in store for you if you stop by mid-day this winter. The chef has added a wonderful salmon chowder to their soups, and the sandwich offerings are creative and filling. I had the "breaded pork" sandwich, so I anticipated some version of a tenderloin. Not so! It... More

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Romantic, amazing, delicious! Food was perfectly cooked. Amazing pianist. Excellent wait staff. Can't wait to go back.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had a lovely dinner. We shared the shrimp flatness which was delicious and I had the salmon for dinner. I highly recommend both. My friend enjoyed the lamb chops

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Kansas City, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We love this place and keep going back for Mac Daddy which is without a doubt the best mac & cheese I have ever had. This time we took friends and got an assortment of entrees to share. Mac Daddy was one but we also got pulled pork pizza and brazed brisket. All were terrific and well worth the price.... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

In KCMO, it seems to be all about visiting the Plaza to eat, if you're an out-of-towner. I really love dining at Cafe Trio--just a block north and east of the Plaza. Two old friends of mine were in town for a conference and we decided to meet for a late Fri. afternoon lunch at Cafe Trio. Very good experience!... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Maybe it was too many corpses hanging in the cobwebs (they were decorated for Halloween) but we were not bowled over with Cafe Trio. Eager to try some walleye, it was a little disappointing.The spicy lentil soup was quite good and the shrimp flatbread was also quite good. Service was fine and the live piano music was a nice touch... More

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Shawnee, Kansas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had not been to Trio in quite a while. In fact, since it moved to its current location. Was convenient to where we were staying so we walked over. We were greeted promptly and seated in a quiet out of the way place which suited us just fine. Our server was attentive. Answered any questions we had. Gave us... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had great food. Try the roasted red pepper soup and do not miss desserts. The macaroni is plentiful and very good.

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sparks nv
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ate there on our way to the opera. There is a discount for doing that. We found the food to be basic, good food, but with lovely extra sauces, etc. It was beautifully presented. We started eating outside and the weather picked up. They quickly moved us inside. The decor was lovely and spotless. The server was very helpful... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Trio Restaurant

Address: 4558 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1816
Phone Number: +1 816-756-3227
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38

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