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2801 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64109-1146
816-756-5097
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quirky is a great way to describe this restaurant. Not your typical breakfast offerings but the dishes were well seasoned and the lattes were solid. We'll be back.

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Thank Daniel K
Leawood, Kansas
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245 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with some friends for breakfast . I had heard of this restaurant but had never been there. Loved it ! Off the beaten track . In an eclectic area of town . Menu varied . Priced reasonable . Good service. Highly recommend .

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Thank poppy119
Kansas City, Mo.
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167 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Here last Saturday A.M. for breakfast. As always, a broad range of folks, from young to old, and inner KC to the suburbs. All come for the fine food offerings, and excellent Parisi brand coffee. Try it, and enjoy.

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Thank Nuttman
Kansas City
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This cafe is reminiscent of a '50s diner. Fun decor. The food is great and there are daily changes in addition to the standard fare. I had the chicken salad on a croissant and my husband had the reuben pocket. Both were very good and the prices were not unreasonable. They also have yummy desserts.

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Thank Tortita
Bentonville, Arkansas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Lots of variety on the brunch menu and tons of coffee options. Delicious Mocha. Restaurant is really small. Had to wait to sit down after ordering. Food took FOREVER. Once we got seated and started eating experience was better. Ratings: Service: A- Food: A- Atmosphere: B Value: A

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Thank jqual00d
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 11:15 and there was plenty of room to sit... By 12:15 the place was packed. The staff was excellent! I must have ordered the wrong thing...quiche with tomatoes and chard... I could only eat the egg I could find and the crust., so I left hungry. Vegetables were tough and tomato skins made it impossible to chew.... More 

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Thank Klm01
Basehor, Kansas
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85 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Great to get away from the chain breakfast places. This restaurant is more of a neighborhood place where many locals frequent. Atmosphere is unique, food was good, and staff were friendly

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Thank Joseph R
Temple, Texas
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast as I got into town. Saw it here and thought it'd be worth it. Pretty close to some nice attractions in Kansas City too. Location was easy to find. Nice mellow atmosphere. Like a good coffee house. There were quite a few people,but it was still nice a mellow. I ordered the breakfast casserole and it... More 

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Thank tx512
Kansas City, Missouri
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for a Saturday breakfast. She had the baked French toast and I had the breakfast casserole. Both items were out of this world delicious. Their house coffee is great too. We loved the atmosphere with the old 50s and 60s breakfast tables. Service was very good.

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Thank Jay C
Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We love YST. From the Americanos to the flatbreads, from the best muffins in town to the humongous cinnamon roll, to the offbeat, courteous and attentive servers -- this place delivers. A neighborhood joint, YST attracts Kansas Citians from all over the metro area. Weekends offer the extra yumminess of cheese grits and biscuits and gravy. Just pop in and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64109-1146
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-756-5097

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