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Blue Bird Bistro

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1700 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1142 (17th Street)
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a healthy place, the food was anything but. I ordered the veggie bowl and it was swimming in oil. The day before I had the tofu- but it was way to smokey. On a positive note, the biscuits are to die for. And the walnut butter rocks.

Thank Laura L
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is very cute and in a great area with other restaurants. Went for lunch. Food was different and everyones lunch was very good. That being said, it is very pricey for the portions. I think there is only one cook it took quite a long time for food to be served. There were not a lot of people... More 

Thank Mary V
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59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here many times over the past several years and have never been disappointed. Everything is fresh and very flavorful. If you're there for lunch stop by Fevrer a few doors down to pick up some bread like what you just had to take home!

1 Thank Diana C
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited over an hour AFTER ordering for our food. The manager said they had a party of 40 upstairs and the kitchen could not keep up. They comped our food. BUT...you should tell people that when they come in so they can make a decision. SO, an hour and a half after ordering , the three most disappointing plates... More 

Thank J R
Kansas City, Missouri
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a farm to table restaurant which I love and appreciate, however, the food was just a little weird to me. I ordered a very simple dish, eggs, bacon, biscuit gravy and potatoes. The gravy was very odd and to me was terrible, the eggs were good and very fresh, the potatoes again strange to me. The bacon was... More 

Thank Monica D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the quaint older section of K.C., housed in a previous pharmacy, speak-easy and new-age church, the white checkered ceramic tile was original and the big windows opened onto an interesting older section of town. With white table cloths, this little gem is one we'll definitely go back to. We talked with the owner, who said she opened her cafe... More 

Thank Mike M
Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This place was very mixed for me. They offer all local, fresh, organic food on their menu. Which I think is amazing! But that also meant a very limited menu that my husband could find nothing on he wanted to eat. He finally settled on a sandwich that was exceedingly tiny for the price. My breakfast was more appropriatley sized,... More 

Thank AReadingWoman
Parkville, Missouri
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1:00 pm for lunch. We were seated promptly, in fact there were several tables available. Other walking distance restaurants had a wait list, which should have been a clue. We were seated, and this is when the disappointment started. We ordered several feature items, including deviled eggs, the catfish sandwich, and a regular old can of Coca... More 

Thank Ron P
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Someone recommended. It was a great choice. The food looks good and the service is great. Very pretty ambience. I would definitely recommend to others.

Thank siempremarquez
Kansas City, Missouri
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I took my mom here for brunch last weekend. I haven't been for awhile and I can't remember why! My ordered the omelet and it was gigantic! It came with potatoes (not hash browns :( ) and a fantastic herb biscuit and raspberry jam! Her leftovers were seriously enough for another meal! I ordered ONE piece of French toast which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian Friendly, French, Healthy, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1142
    (17th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-221-7559

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