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1847 Village West Parkway, The Legends at Village West, Kansas City, KS 66111
913 334 8888
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great experience for young kids, but leave your checkbook at home

My family and I stopped in for the overall experience, as well as lunch. Although it is fairly small, my kids found it very enjoyable. Of course, everything is very pricey, especially the food. We were disappointed in the selection and quality of food. Is is definitely a place where you pay for the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sai361
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Wildwood, Missouri
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Great Wolf Lodge for a long weekend trip, and we decided to eat at T-Rex for lunch. We made reservations for Sunday at noon, which we highly recommend doing, as the wait the day before was an hour, fourty-five minutes for lunch. We were quickly seated, and our order was taken. The food arrived promptly and was... More 

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Thank Sunnydey74
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the T-rex Restaurant on a recent trip to Kansas City Missouri. We had 6 adults and 6 kids. We made a reservation the day of, they were able to get us in and serve with wonderful service. Patrick was our server and he was great! Remembering the children's names as the parents said them to get their attention... More 

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Thank Jenny S
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254 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to take our 3 1/2 year oold daughter here to eat. After we waited to get number we were told to wait to be seated. We waited five + minutes and were never seated so we left. They seemed to not be ready for business. This was at 10:45am on Saturday Feb. 6, 2016.

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Thank OnTheGo64082
Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stopped in for the overall experience, as well as lunch. Although it is fairly small, my kids found it very enjoyable. Of course, everything is very pricey, especially the food. We were disappointed in the selection and quality of food. Is is definitely a place where you pay for the 'experience.' I would recommend this restaurant,... More 

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Thank Sai361
MANHATTAN
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great décor, amazing animated dinosaurs, educational signs with pronunciations a major plus, creative 'rooms' for various degrees of privacy for any function (e.g. birthday parties for kids)

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Thank CHARLOTTE S
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a neat place my grandson liked it was an experience. Had a hour wait to get a table. The place has some cool dinosaurs and things all around liked the waterfall and aquariums. All the stuff made the place crowded and congested. Not much room between tables. Food is expensive but I think you are paying for the... More 

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Thank Doug E
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to the Rainforest Cafe many years ago and loved it. Went here and there's the same atmosphere. However I felt the food was overpriced for what was offered. And my meal wasn't the greatest. The server was kind enough to rectify that but overall I likely won't dine here again but I would visit their store.

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Thank Rachel K
Piscataway, New Jersey
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136 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've been to the Rainforest Cafe... T-Rex is the same but dinosaur themed! My 5-year-old nephew really liked it - and of couse, that's why we'd gone in the first place. The food was average and pricey. The atmosphere is open and can be loud. We met friends with a young child also so it was a perfect fit... More 

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Thank monikaesu28
Estes Park, Colorado
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order something cheap...its not that great food wise. Plus its way overpriced. Maybe go for dessert and let the kids have the experience. There's really neat dinos and decor. The build a bear has dinos also. Just don't buy into the pricey food.

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Thank adventurerstogether
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place to eat with the whole family. It is a place to go on special occasions. Kids enjoyed the atmosphere$

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1847 Village West Parkway, The Legends at Village West, Kansas City, KS 66111
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 913 334 8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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