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Cafe Verona

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206 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3710 (Osage St)
18168330044
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Families with children
Description: Nestled in historic Independence Square, Café Verona will whisk you from...
Nestled in historic Independence Square, Café Verona will whisk you from the Midwest to the romance of Italy.
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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good food but noisy

The food was pretty good. You can "make" your own pasta, which is great. The only real complaint is that the acoustics aren't very good, so you have to talk pretty loudly to feel you are being heard. I'd still return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel L
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Kansas City, Missouri
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156 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although the food was tasty, the service left much to be desired. It took 2.5 hours to receive our meal and the waiter was less than attentive. We have been here several times in the past but not sure that we would return based on the substandard level of service beginning at the hostess stand with young ladies less than... More 

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Thank littlepepita
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was pretty good. You can "make" your own pasta, which is great. The only real complaint is that the acoustics aren't very good, so you have to talk pretty loudly to feel you are being heard. I'd still return.

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Thank Rachel L
Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not upscale. Loud. Average food. Good service. Good bread. First tough swordfish. I've ever had. Lemon cello cake was good.

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Thank Shawn231
Lincoln NE
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant in downtown Independence MO. Old world charm and tasty food; we loved the bread and seasoned olive oil dip. Our main courses were delicious and the house dressing was marvelous. If you should ever be in Independence and you love Italian food make plans to eat at Cafe Verona. Note: they are closed on Sunday.

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Thank KatfromNE
Independence, Missouri
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I frequent Cafe Verona for their sangrias. Very delicious. The food I've had has been average, not always hot when I receive it. They have recently had a menu revision, so I am looking forward to trying the new items. I know in the past, for the price and quality, I've certainly had better and hotter Italian food. The paninis... More 

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Thank HeyBonkers
Independence, Missouri
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

If you like quaint places like I do you will love a lot of the restaurants in Independence and Café Verona is one of them. We was there for lunch on a beautiful day and they did not have enough staff it was kind of chaotic. I am a patient person when I see they are trying, but my husband... More 

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Thank jackie625
Kansas City, Mo
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Quaint..intimate..love the decor. Food was good. Disappointed in the overall service. Service, kitchen was slow.

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Thank KansasCity_MoSusie
Independence, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

A charming Italian restaurant just off the Independence Square. There is outdoor seating, meeting rooms for small or medium gatherings and a bar. Excellent food; some of which you can get half orders of versus a full order. I highly recommend the baked mac and cheese or the Italian Chop Salad.

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Thank Susan W
Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

This is definitely worth a stop. The service was outstanding and the food was very good. It was all reasonably priced.We were impressed. We will be returning.

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Thank russelln745
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

You should expect good food, well prepared, and very reasonable prices, too. It's right in the heart of the preserved part of the city.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3710
    (Osage St)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 18168330044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Nestled in historic Independence Square, Café Verona will whisk you from the Midwest to the romance of Italy.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?