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Osteria IL Centro

5101 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64112-2742
+1 816-561-2369
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cannelloni” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“gelato” (5 reviews)
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5101 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64112-2742
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the ambiance in this restaurant. The service was great and the food was delicious. They had a very nicely stocked bar and when we were there it was 1/2 price wine. The portions were generous. My only "complaint" is that you didn't get...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have been to Kansas City with colleagues twice in the last few months. We discovered it on our first visit and had to go back. Our server was very kind and knowledgeable about the food and wines. Both visits she suggested wines that were...More

Thank 174stevef174
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

It’s really good. First it is a small restaurant with big taste. It’s not cheap but not too expensive either. The bar is full with a great selection. They seem to know wines and are adequately stocked. The pasta is very good as are the...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We came here because I really wanted Italian food. We had Caesar salad and a Classico (it was nice that they will give you a 1/2). The caesar dressing was pretty darn bland. I had tasted better out of a bottle and we make a...More

Thank Kwaller29
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Great place to celebrate birthday dinner. Feels local and welcoming. No reservation but not much wait when we got there. Food was incredible. My husband had the cannelloni and was thrilled. It is full of chicken and spinach and all in all the best he...More

Thank DKuhn1975
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife was interested in going Italian for her birthday. Our son, who lives in KC, suggested Il Centro. Wow! What a GREAT choice. Incredible menu...Incredible wine list...Incredible food...We were lucky enough to get Lisa (an incredible server). It's a smaller venue. Get there early....More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We walked here for a dinner with my college roommates last week. One of my friends has a condo behind the Rafael and it was a short distance. We went early since they fill up fast and by the time we left there was a...More

Thank babyt102010
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

You'd think there'd be more top-quality Italian eateries in this ol' cowtown, but they're few and far between. This one is exceptional in every way, from the intimate dining room to the spectacular food and wine selections to the outstanding service. Close to the Country...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Three of us visited Osteria just before Christmas. We had a slight wait before our table was ready, but it was well worth it. The meal was outstanding and the service beyond comparison. (Lauren, our server, was entertaining, informative, helpful, and fun. When we return,...More

Thank RoseCityTraveler626
Reviewed December 23, 2017

This is a local restaurant which we have adopted. If you want a seat, get there early. It is very small and I would not advise it for a large group. But it is delicious food in a cozy and friendly atmosphere, even if you're...More

Thank GayeS545
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Chris V
October 13, 2017|
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Response from DYfromKC | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. It's a good idea to make them because the restaurant is very popular.
Carol D
September 12, 2017|
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Response from DYfromKC | Reviewed this property |
They do. Osteria Il Centro does not have a pasta that is gluten free however, they have many many menu offerings that will satisfy the gluten free diner. Google the name of the restaurant and check out their menu.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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 St, Kansas City, MO 64112-2742
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-561-2369
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