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City Diner

American, Diner
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301 N Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116
+1 816-471-5121
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Overland Park
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Server was fun and happy, breakfast was perfect diner food and love the vintage location. Definitely a place to check out!

Thank Kristen T
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119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to City Diner several times-good coffee, reasonable prices, and great food. Service is done by cute young ladies with a smile. Easy walk to rest of River Market and right on Street Car Route.

Thank 3020
Kansas City, Missouri
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136 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us recently took a ride on our spiffy new streetcar and had breakfast here. I used to stop here about once a week on my way to work but I'm retired now and sort of forgot about the place. Nothing has changed that I could see and that's good. I was never disappointed then I wasn't this time... More 

Thank Wayne D
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Food at this little restaurant is excellent our waitress Jessica who is studying to be a nurse has worked at the restaurant for five years she's very knowledgeable of what the restaurant has to offer and as it turns out could be an excellent tour guide as she wrote down on paper all the highlights for us to see while... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and the food was served lightning quick and its a very pleasing atmosphere . It is kinda close quarters .

Thank Bullfrog1976
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I enjoyed my food, I couldn't quite finish the two large pancakes, no matter how good they were. I liked my server was nice lade with blonde hair and black glasses took great care of me while at the diner.

Thank Don R
Bethany, Oklahoma, United States
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were headed to the RiverMarket, and decided to get breakfast at this highly recommended diner. We sat at the bar, and watched locals and regulars come and go as we sipped our coffee and cola. Very busy, but very capable, Kyley served us a #8 with a side of ham. The chicken fried steak was wonderful, it filled us... More 

Thank Piper R
Lees Summit MO.
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211 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Stopped in for a brunch meal, my wife had lunch I had a great omelet! Prices are great you get more for you money, no complaints just good old American fair. The city market is humming with business on Sat. & Sundays to there is plenty to do and see. Pleasant wait staff and quick service get you feed and... More 

Thank Palcobaby
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome breakfast location tucked away off the main path. I would highly recommend this if you want a home-cooked meal and fast service.

Thank Shannon G
Leavenworth, Kansas
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273 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor app once more to the rescue! Great breakfast chow here with excellent service too. Got the two breakfast sandwich special on Italian sourdough bread. Very very tasty. A bit of a classic 'greasy spoon' but definitely recommend. Right next to KC's River Market and the Steamboat Arabia Museum.

Thank Rich_Holden

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-471-5121

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