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V's Italiano Ristorante

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10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005 (Sterling)
+1 816-353-1241
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Nevada, Missouri
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is always delicious, but the Sunday brunch is a step above! Beef, eggs Benedict, mimosas, pasta bar. ... OMG!

Thank bjtmict
Independence, Missouri
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

V's food is consistently good. This "vintage" Italian restaurant is a friendly place with good food.

Thank jtcsac
Kansas City
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Italian! Friendly, courteous service. This is real Italian food with all of the normal Italian dishes. Too bad we have to travel 40 miles to get there, but worth it!

Thank dljunk
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place been here for generations! Quiet great for date night! The lasagna is the best in town and the ice cream is awesome!

Thank Angela H
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt the prices were steep for the location on a older part of 40 highway in Independence. It was one of the worst lasagna we've ever had. If there was meat in the sauce, it was pulverized beyond recognition. There was no ricotta cheese (an essential ingredient of lasagna) and the noodles appeared to be the no-boil type. The salad... More 

Thank Jackie C
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is a very nice restaurant, It doesn't look like much on the outside, but inside it is very nice and very very good food. I had the Fried Ravioli (I'm from StL) so this is a big deal in KC area. I Loved it. The Food is over all really good and the dessert was good. This is a... More 

Thank Sherri S
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Always excellent food and service. Go there often. Enjoy all menu items that have been sampled, even though, impossible to beat there spaghetti and meat sauce. Lovr their rum cake to complete a wonderful meal. Thursday nite, prime rib also excellent.

Thank Clarice M
Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Food was great! Staff was friendly and knowledgeable! Very happy we chose V's! Definitely going back when we are in KC.

Thank airies71
Independence, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

V's is simply amazing. I had a party for my mom and they were absolutely awesome. Starting with Greg and deciding on our food options to Chris, our attentive server. My mom loved every minute of the party and that was because of V's!

Thank shaunabrennan2016
Dana Point, California
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere. WONDERFUL waitress, Rena, who was so pleasant and attentive. Good food. Try the veal parmesan.

Thank Ed F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-353-1241
Long known as Kansas City's premier Italian restaurant, this family owned and operated establishment has been an important part of the city's dining experience Since 1963. For over 45 years, V's formula for pleasing its guests is simply combining uncompromised service in a beautiful, relaxed environment. Offering a wide variety of authentic Italian specialties and pastas, as well as a complete menu featuring mouthwatering steaks and Prime Rib, succulent seafood such as our Blackened Atlantic Salmon, and fresh poultry as in our Chicken Spiedini, all at moderate prices. Be it a romantic dinner for two, elegant dinner party, birthday or anniversary celebration; you'll understand why V's Italiano has become known as "a nice place to fall in love." In addition, V's also features the "Best Sunday Brunch in Town", an award winning menu & wine list as well as beautiful patio dining complete with a relaxing, arbor covered waterfall. V's Italiano is the areas "must see" Italian restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?