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Chaz on the Plaza

325 Ward Pkwy, The Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
+1 816-802-2152
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“veal oscar” (17 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
325 Ward Pkwy, The Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
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151 - 160 of 372 reviews

Reviewed January 31, 2015

I went here for my birthday. It was a great evening. The she-crab soup is always divine. The veal Oscar and the filet were both quite good. We love the live music in the dining room/lounge area. There is a nice, intimate feel to this...More

1  Thank dixiepeach
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Dixiepeach, Thank you for choosing Chaz on the Plaza to celbrate your birthday! We certainly appreciate your very kind review. Best Regards,

Reviewed January 29, 2015

Intimate, classy, subdued, elegant but not stuffy. Food portions are huge AND incredible. Located in an old, classy hotel - Raphael - the ambience is subtle. The service was incredible with a very large wine list. Menu is unique. You will always have your steak...More

1  Thank Grant E
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Thegsides, What more could we ask for in a review, thank you so much for your very kind comments of your recent dining experience. Your efforts to share your thoughts really mean alot to all of our associates who make it all happen.... Thank...More

Reviewed January 28, 2015

This classy yet intimate restaurant, on the Country Club Plaza, has always maintained a great reputation, even through a few ownerships. They now have appropriate dinner music every night. Situated in a grand old hotel, The Raphael, the food is always top-notch. Talented creative chef...More

1  Thank dapperdon
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

dapperdon, Thank you for your very kind review of Chaz on the Plaza. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards,

Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Went there for a late dinner on New Year's Eve. Always consistently good. Intimate atmosphere and interesting menu. Stable management and experienced servers with always entertaining live music. Won't be disappointed.

1  Thank SScott4950
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you for being with us on New Year's Eve. We really appreciate your comments and your efforts to share them. Hope you will return again soon. Best Regards,

Reviewed January 6, 2015

I talked about Chaz in my review of the Raphael. This is a quality, first class restaurant with a chef that has unique items on the menu along with traditional favorites. Our wait staff was fun, and professional and very knowledgeable about the menu and...More

2  Thank Mike H
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Mike H., Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts about your recent visit to Chaz on the Plaza. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards,

Reviewed January 6, 2015

I found this to be a very intimate hotel property with a lovely restaurant for any meal! I especially loved breakfast here!

2  Thank Ardele H
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Ardele H., Thank you for your kind comments and review regarding your recent visit to Chaz on the Plaza. We appreciate your valued thoughts! Best Regards,

Reviewed January 3, 2015

A beautiful, comfortable setting. Excellent service. Delicious food. A wonderful string duo providing lovely music. All this added up to perfect evening. The restaurant was full, but the noise level was fine. There are several little nooks and alcoves that would be fun to sit...More

2  Thank auvoir
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Auvoir, Thank you so much for your generous comments regarding your dining experience at Chaz on the Plaza. We look for forward to your return!

Reviewed January 3, 2015

Celebrated New Year's Eve at Chaz again this year. Meal was outstanding as usual, but the scallops seemed even better. Service matches the outstanding food. Manager David is the best. He makes sure every guest is happy! New Year's Eve entertainment was great with 2...More

1  Thank Delorean1
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Delorean1, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your NY Eve dinner at Chaz. We will make certain David and the Chef reads your comments as well. Best Regards,

Reviewed January 2, 2015

I don't know if it is the romance of The Raphael, or if I was in a good mood...but as a foodie, I can definitely say that this was within the top 5 steaks I have EVER had. And their truffle mac and cheese should...More

1  Thank mls678
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear MLS678, Thank you so much for your detailed review of your recent dining experience at Chaz on the Plaza. We will make certain Justin reads your comments as well. Please come back and se us again soon! Best Regards,

Reviewed December 23, 2014

While staying at the Raphael we checked out the nice club attached. The food was tremendous. The happy hour prices were not to bad either. We enjoyed a wonderful view of the plaza lights with some holiday cheer. We will definitely be back to enjoy...More

1  Thank Dan T
Bill C, General Manager at Chaz on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Dan T, Thank you for enjoying our little "Gem", at the Chaz on the Plaza. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit. Please plan on returning again soon, as the music changes daily, and we have live...More

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Kathleen P
What time does the band begin on Friday nights?
June 24, 2016|
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Response from Deanna B | Property representative |
We have our outdoor summer concert series, Strings on the Green from 4p-7p and inside the music is from 7p-11p. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Valerie123B
Is there a smoking area easily accessable from the restaurant?
November 19, 2015|
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Response from Bill C | Property representative |
Hello Valerie, Thank you for your question regarding smoking areas near Chaz. We do have an outside uncovered patio area just a few steps outside of Chaz, where smoking is permissible. Of course, remember it is outside, and... More
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Valerie123B
do you have a place one can step out to, to smoke?
November 19, 2015|
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Response from Patrick J | Property representative |
Thank you all for your replies. As they mentioned, we do have an outdoor patio area that is easily accessible from the Chaz Restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $41
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Ward Pkwy, The Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
    (Wornall)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-802-2152
  • E-mail
Description
Our Kansas City Plaza restaurant's charming atmosphere is enhanced by modern American cuisine & live music performed nightly and from 10 am - 1 pm during Weekend Jazz Brunch Saturdays and Sundays. Menus at the hotel's Chaz Restaurant in Kansas City reflect regional bounty & the culinary team's creativity. Cuisine is complemented with a Wine Spectator Award-winning wine list, domestic and imported beers, cocktails, spirits, single malt Scotch and Bourbons, and a selection of liqueurs and ports.