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1889 Pizza Napoletana

About
1889 Pizza Napoletana is born from a couple's love of both Italy and Kansas City. Kelli and Jason Kolich both studied abroad in Italy when they were at the University of Kansas. Years passed, but their fondness of the country (and cuisine) did not. In 2013, Jason told Kelli he wanted to open his own restaurant concept, right where he grew up, in Kansas City. Nearly three years of research, planning, training, concepting and construction culminated in the opening of 1889 Pizza Napoletana on June 23, 2016. The duo is proud to bring authentic Neapolitan pizzas to Kansas City. What is Neapolitan style pizza? Five main components make up a Neapolitan pizza: 1) The crust is hand tossed, thin and comprised
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian
FEATURES
Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dropped in for a date night pizza and was not disappointed. We split The Butcher and it was fabulous. The place was full so we shared one of the big tables in the middle but it was not a big deal. Loved the pizza, great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Modern decor and hip location. Pizza is fabulous! The stone oven makes amazing crust! Service is top rate too. Also pizza comes out fast! Love the outdoor dining area surrounded by planters and string lights at night. An Oasis in North JOCO!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Greenseeds
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent ,quick made to order pizza with delicious salad choices (we love the chopped salad) and nice array of beer ,bottles and on draught. Even has a nice bluegrass guitarist on Friday night.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mmyron
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The charcuterie board had a honey nut substitution instead of the fig marmalade. Disappointing. The selections of meat & cheese were typical faire. Friend ate “the butcher” pizza. He left most of the crust on his plate. Seemed overcooked. There was not a good amount...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 260danat
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We ordered online for lunch and pizza was delicious. We hope to eat in next time to get the dining experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ana S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I love pizza! Sicilian, Neapolitan, Chicago, New York, St.Louis, heck, even Pizza Hut (in an emergency). So we stopped by 1889 Pizza Napoletana for the first time with a few friends the other night. The bottom line: enjoyable. Located west of the Country Club Plaza,...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank donh429
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We had planned to stop for BBQ but the line was around the building. This place was right there and we decided to stop and try it out. We were all pleasantly surprised! Very good pizza. We tried 4 different ones and all were very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CrazyWithKids
Kelli K, Owner at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

So glad you stumbled upon us, and even more excited that you enjoyed your pizza! Thanks for sharing :)

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I am in the bank travel business. I take senior citizens on bus tours. On April 18th I took a group to 1889 Pizza Napoletana. We got there at 10:00am before the restaurant is open to the public, because we had a private mozzarella cheese...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rita M
Kelli K, Owner at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you so much, Rita! We absolutely loved hosting your group and are thrilled to hear they enjoyed the adventure! Let us know if you have another group and we'd be happy to accommodate!

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I split the pork belly- good choice. Very thin light crust. Pulled pork, Cole slaw, and a sweet BBQ sauce. I could definitely eat a whole pizza but half is better on my waistline! According to their website a whole margherita pizza...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank E-Lynn-Br
Kelli K, Owner at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you so much! Yes, that Pork Belly has great flavors, we actually get our pulled pork from a local BBQ competition team 913-BBQ and they just keep delivery on delicious pulled pork. Can't wait to hear what you try next :)

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Took us awhile to finally try 1889 Pizza Napoletana, but we finally made it this past weekend. We usually attempt to wait a bit to make it fair, as many new start ups have a tough start when opening and things can be a little...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Portofinokc
Kelli K, Owner at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hi there - We are so glad you dined with us this past weekend, but are very sorry to hear that you had unsatisfactory service. We pride ourselves on striving to provide not only top-notch food, but also service. Unfortunately, I was not there this...More

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