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4124 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111-3003
+1 816-531-7878
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
4124 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111-3003
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of celebrating a 10 year wedding anniversary here. The staff, the food and the private rooms were all amazing! I highly recommend Californos for group gatherings or just a nice night out.

Thank Carissa S
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I've gone to Califonos since it opened many years ago, and over the years, the menu changes from time to time. My first experiences were all spectacular, and I still like the food, but the atmosphere is more sterile and less cozy than it used...More

Thank Maryfrances W
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast mid morning on a Saturday and we had the place to ourselves. Staff were friendly and gave us great shopping info about the area. They also told us all about the history of the restaurant. They even encouraged us to...More

Thank Grazewellmyfriend
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Had brunch here on a Sunday morning. It was a bit of an odd experience as the 4 of us were the only customers in the place as they opened at 9:00 in the morning. We were all glad we hung around. May be the...More

Thank Ragarm12
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Our son married the love of his life on September 8, 2017 at Californos. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was delightful and the staff was superb! We had approximately 165 guests counting the wedding party. After the wedding the guests were treated to shrimp...More

Thank Kim A
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

My dad and I went there for a late breakfast and let me tell you the food they served us was far from an even decent breakfast as not only did they terribly mess up my fathers order, but mine was almost inedible(except for the...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is the chef who introduced me to heart of palm in the 80's and live opera while dining. Add a lovely outdoor space in a charming neighborhood and you have a winning combination!

Thank GayeS545
Reviewed June 4, 2017

I will admit that I haven't been to Californos in ages, mostly because I do not get down to Westport area as often as I use to. The restaurant has a good variety of food and outside seating when the weather is pleasant. Last night...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Californos offers fresh, nicely prepared cuisine. Great salads and drinks, attentive service. Portions are large, and there is quite a diverse menu. Very nice to sit by the open doors in nice weather. Live music sometimes on weekends. Very nice place for friends to gather...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Terrible experience there. We had a birthday party there. Food was very mediocre and the staff was awful. The staff got drunk and imposed on our party. At the end they gave us the bill which included a 20% gratuity. No problem with that. The...More

Thank bokashi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4124 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-531-7878
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