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Salvatore's Restaurant

12801 East 40 Highway, Independence, MO
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We always order Mondays lunch special when we come here- chicken lemonata- it's addicting! Excellent!

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Silverhill, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant after a long day of meetings. I had been there once before and wasn't too impressed. This time around I actually had a fairly good meal. I had the Lobster Roll and a bowl of Clam Chowder. Both were considered appetizers. The chowder had a fairly good amount of clams and had a good taste.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wasn't expecting much in this place off the side of the road, but after reading the reviews decided to try it. Was pleasantly surprised! The staff is wonderful, warm and friendly. Make a great manhattan too! The seafood pasta was wonderful. The atmosphere is old fashioned, dimly lit with Sinatra and Dean Martin playing in the background. Great experience!

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Liberty, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a classic favorite! Great food, atmosphere, and service. You never go wrong choosing to eat here. The chicken parm excellent, the candied carrots are unbelievably good and all the pasta is wonderful! A small tip if you can don't fill up on the bread they bring you because I could eat a whole loaf it's so good.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ten retired teachers settled in for our monthly lunch. 8 of the 10 asked for separate checks. There was no problem with that. The checks didn't have a gratuity added where many places do with groups. I ordered the featured soup--artichoke spinach. It was cream based and delicious! I also had parmesan zucchini with a side of penne pasta. Also... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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94 reviews 94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Staff was courteous. The ambiance was cozy and friendly. The portions served were more than enough for one person. The quality of the food was just okay. We had sampled about four - five different dishes (pasta, carne, antipasti and chicken) and the meals were on the bland side and a tad oily -- not a lot of seasoning /... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was recommended to us by the inn keeper of the B & B we stayed at in Independence and well worth it. The place does look kind of like a dive to borrow another reviewer's words on the outside but is quaint and somewhat intimate on the inside depending on where u r seated. I had the linguine alls... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Currently my favorite restaurant! It looks kind of like a dive from the outside, but walk in and your are transformed to a place of comfort and relaxation. The service is always courteous and prompt. The meal portions are usually of a size that require a take home box, they make two meals easily. I am a seafood lover, my... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Ate here with a large group recently. Calamari, escargot, and artichoke appetizers were just average. Salad was ok. Entrees ranged from excellent grilled stuffed veal to blah, over-cooked pasta dishes. All in all for food, not bad. However, the wait staff was excellent, attentive, and fun. Wine selection is very good. And for a small joint next to a pawn... More 

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kansas city
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Salvatore's has wonderful calamari, house salad, spedini, and pasta! Although not on the menu, on some days, you can request a side order of cooked carrots. We ordered 3 sides for a party of 6 and shared them as an appetizer! They are the best I've ever had! I think they have an amaretto glaze. Enjoy!

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Address: 12801 East 40 Highway, Independence, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
Cuisine: Italian

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