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Michael Smith

1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
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Ranked #83 of 1,201 restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 19th
Transit: Just outside on Main.
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75% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went here using a groupon, and it still was not enough. The menu was interesting, and had many selections. The food was artfully prepared, but not as amazing as the reviews led me to believe.

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Lincoln, NE USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

5 of us ate here and everyone was delighted with the service, food quality, selection and the wine. I ordered a wine off the list, and as often happens when I find and interesting value, quality wine, they were out of it. The waiter suggested three others with which I was not familar, and we ordered two and both were... More

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Peculiar, Missouri
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

As a frequent diner here, I can't say enough good things about the place. The food, the service, and the operation are all excellent. The menu changes frequently to take advantage of seasonal offerings, and the Chef's tasting menu is always fun to try. If you like wine, let them pick one for you. They always get it right and... More

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Sophisticated yet down to earth. Prompt service, knowledgable service and great flavors! It's always risky business ordering fish in the Midwest but my halibut tasted fresh and light. My husbands pork was tender. Portions just right It was a little noisy but not enough to take away our great experience!

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The menu will take a while to read through, because every dish is a unique creation. Masterfully paired and prepared food are a delight to the palette. Nothing on the menu looks familiar, but every mouthful is outstanding. I would at here daily if I could ...

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I love great food and great atmosphere. The atmosphere was excellent but the food was not. Based on the reviews and the reputation of the chef, I had very high hopes. My fiancé and I ordered the seared sirloin which came with potato and carrot hash, and onion rings. When served there is a very small portion of the hash,... More

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife, daughter, and I went to Michael Smith before a concert at the Kauffman Center. Every one of the dishes served to us was spectacular. Prices here are quite reasonable, and the ambience is inviting and comfortable. Service is just as good as the food - first cabin all the way.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We arrived with a rather large family party (9) and were seated promptly. We tried some unusual appetizers recommended by the waitress and were very pleased with the recommendation. The dinner was excellent as usual and the wine selection was everything we could ask for.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This was our first time at this restaurant. Our first impression was that the parking situation in the area was very difficult. We parked on the street a block away as we could not locate a parking lot which was designated for this restaurant (unless we missed something driving around). I like the décor and ambiance, even though it's right... More

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kansas city MO
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

dined here for dinner with my sisters-Groupon for half off. Must admit , looking over the menu, I would not have chosen this restaurant due to the unfamiliar items. But the experience was nice.. the waitress was very nice and explained the menu in great detail. She gets an A+ . Had the soup of the day, the 8 hour... More

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