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Zio's Italian Kitchen

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3901 S Bolger Rd, Independence, MO 64055-6779
816-277-0804
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

Great food even at lunch. Prices are not much different for dinner and reasonable. Will be back for dinner. Great atmosphere and staff are very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
HighRoadTraveler73
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  • Dining on a budget
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Kansas City, MO
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I always order the Artichoke Spinach Pasta; it's my favorite dish. It's always been consistently delicious. On my last visit (yes, last), I ordered the Artichoke Spinach Pasta as I always do. Right away, I noticed it looked paler than usual. It tasted bland and watery. I asked the waitress if they're trying out a new chef, she said, "No,... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Zio's is in a good location - It sits on 39th Street easily accessible to I-70, Hwy 291/I-70, Hwy 40 and Independence Center. Though it is not my favorite place for Italian food in the Kansas City area, my visits have always been good experiences. The servers are always friendly. If it is busy, sometimes the service runs a bit... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I use to go to Zio's all the time, but it has gone down hill big time!! You would be better off going to Olive Garden or carrabba's.. If you want really good Italian, go to Lidia's in Kansas City! Not worth your time!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great food even at lunch. Prices are not much different for dinner and reasonable. Will be back for dinner. Great atmosphere and staff are very friendly.

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Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our server was very nice and the atmosphere was fine although we like booths and there are none. The lasagne was a bad choice; tough and strange - they tried to do too much with it I think (meat balls in lasagne?) so the other choices might be better.

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Whiteman afb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We live an hour away and will come here once a month. We love it! The dipping oil and bread is amazing. The tomato soup is the best ever and no soup compares. My husband loves the spicy chicken pasta. Calzones are also great!

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Missouri USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have Zio's in Springfield Mo Our favorite Italian place to eat here in Missouri Therefor when we were in Kansas City I wanted to try the Zios here , i thought it would be perfect to have Italian wedding Cake for my 30th Anniversary, that is my most Favorite Cake and you can only get it at Zios!!!! Anyway... More 

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Blue Springs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I really do not like their red sauce, and i'm lactose intolerant, so white is not an option. it's pretty much typical Italian....but I love the bread and dipping oil!!!

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We were seated very quickly, drink order was taken and they gave us crayons to write on the table top! Plenty of good fresh bread and salad, I had the spaghetti and sausage, my wife had the Alfredo, both were very good! Plenty of great food, so we took our desserts home and enjoyed them later. Would definitely recommend, they... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

It was first trip here. The food, service and atmosphere were very nice. Our waitress was good. The olive oil and bread were GLORIOUS. The Twin was a good choice as was chicken picatta. All very good. We will go again.

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Additional Information about Zio's Italian Kitchen

Address: 3901 S Bolger Rd, Independence, MO 64055-6779
Phone Number: 816-277-0804
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3901 S Bolger Rd, Independence, MO 64055-6779
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 816-277-0804

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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