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Osteria IL Centro

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5101 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
+1 816-561-2369
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small little restaurant that I have been to a few times over the last 10+ years. It never disappoints. Most recently I took my mom there during restaurant week. We had a bottle of wine and she had the veal piccata while I had the chicken spiedini. Both were delicious. Then we had the tiramisu, which was... More 

Thank kcbarbie
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great neighborhood eatery. The food is consistently good. I eat here every time I visit Kansas City and have not been disappointed.

Thank lsumike
Overland Park, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Went here for dinner to celebrate 2 family members birthdays; there were a total of 5 of us dining. The food and service by Ernest were outstanding however I felt like they crammed us in a corner at a table meant for 4 people. We were seated so close to two other tables I could hear their entire conversations. I... More 

Thank Tinaschi
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Great neighborhood restaurant and has consistently good service and their food is awesome. Salmon is great and my husband lives the deal piccata . Save room for a dessert.

Thank kathleen m
Lansing, KS
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

I had heard a lot about the restaurant and expected amazing food. We went on the day after Christmas and got there around 5:00 pm. Surprisingly, we were seated immediately, but the place filled up fast. My son had the Cannelloni which he enjoyed but thought that it was light on the spinach. He also enjoyed the soup of the... More 

Thank Rick D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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356 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

This place always seems to be full -- full of happy diners. And why not? The pasta dishes are very good, and they are reasonably priced for extremely generous portions. For example, my fettucine al mare (that comes with house salad) made an excellent dinner and I took home leftovers that served both mysefl and wife the next evening. Even... More 

Thank Arthur H
Kansas City, Missouri
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The place doesn't have reservations so you have to wait a lot. The food was good and the service also. They have grappa!

Thank JorgeKC
Wichita, Kansas
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this wonderful small neighborhood restaurant which is just a few minutes from the Plaza. Inviting bar and a lot of wood and painting line the walls. Our server was Ernest and his knowledge of menu items and wine was amazing. The menu leans to Italian but certainly has a variety of other items. The calamari was served... More 

Thank Patricia H
Independence, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I had heard of this restaurant and finally got to try it. The food and wine was absolutely amazing. Our server was well versed in the menu and was very attentive and all over great customer service. The atmosphere was definitely romantic. They even gave us a free bottle of wine for our anniversary! I love Italian food and will... More 

Thank Tiffany K
Lawrence, Kansas
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I have to follow up because I take these reviews very seriously. I have written two Very positive review for this restaurant in the past but just had a very unpleasant experience. We live in Lawrence, Ks approximately 52 miles from this restaurant. On a previous visit, the person I thought to be the general manager, told me that if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-561-2369

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