About Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City
• Michael Garozzo, his wife Marguerite and their four daughters own and operate Kansas City's most awarded and popular Italian restaurant. Garozzo's boasts fine dining cuisine, moderately priced, in a family atmosphere. The restaurant is Zagat rated as one of the top Italian restaurants in the country, a Kansas City dining tradition for nearly 20 years. Garozzo's is where their signature dish Chicken Spiedini began, now often imitated and never duplicated around town; Garozzo's has made Chicken Spiedini a Kansas City staple. The Garozzo family and staff welcome you to any of four locations in the Kansas City area for a true Italian dining experience.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm
Missouri & Harrison
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering available at any location, any time, any cuisine. Please call Todd Ferguson at (816)589-7072
Parking available on the street surrounding the restaurant. Private parking lot located caddy corner to the front door.
Private Party Facilities:
Private party seating for up to sixty. Please call for details.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews
Garozzo's must be taken as it is, and on ...
Garozzo's must be taken as it is, and on a Saturday night it is crowded (expect to wait a good while without a reservation), congested (it's a miracle the wait staff can make it through the tables, let alone the patrons trying to get to the restroom) and noisy (two couples sitting at a four top are hard pressed to sustain a conversation). I go knowing all those things, so I don't mean it as a criticism. I do, however, wish that Open Table had a fourth degree on their noise level chart - the top of the spectrum isn't "Energetic," it's "Overwhelming." But nothing beats the spidinis - original to Garozzo's and still the best!
Garozzo's is an intimate Italian Restaur ...
Garozzo's is an intimate Italian Restaurant with three Kansas City locations. We ate at the downtown location. Their slogan is "where Chicken Spiedini began." It is marinated chicken breasts rolled in Italian bread crumbs, skewered and grilled. We had the Garozzo style Spiedini and the Samantha style Spiedini. The Garozzo style was excellent in a blend of olive oil, garlic, and herbs. The Samantha style was very good in an alfredo sauce. We had the Tiramisu for dessert which was also very good.
Prices are typical for a normal restaurant - $20 for Garozzo style, $22 for Samantha style, $7 for tiramisu.
The ambiance is cozy, intimate, and low lit. The tables may be a bit too close together for some people. We made a reservation through Open Table and had no wait time. The restaurant was busy but not full on a Monday night at 7 p.m.
The staff were friendly. The server was very nice and kept our glasses full at all times.
A strong recommendation for Garozzo's Ristorante. Very good food, nice ambiance, and friendly staff.
Very enjoyable. Great atmosphere, althou ...
Very enjoyable. Great atmosphere, although a little dark. some in the party had issues reading menu due to lighting.
Service was outstanding, recommendation were spot on and portions we very sizeable. We had 8 in our party and all were very satisfied.
I have been dining at Garozo's for over ...
I have been dining at Garozo's for over 20 years, I love it, i love the food, atmosphere, and the coziness. The service can sometimes be a little slow at times but it's busy, packed and a wonderful experience. I will always recommend Garozzo's as the place to eat when you have a little time, want to enjoy a glass of wine with friends, enjoy a great meal and a unique experience.
Wonderful food, our waitress Kate was ju ...
Wonderful food, our waitress Kate was just great, love the family atmosphere. On disappointment, I ordered a Sazerc drink and the bartender said he knew how to make them .... Not. Brought me some drink which was wrong but....gave it to Matt to drink. They must have named a hurricane after him!
This is by far one of the best restauran ...
This is by far one of the best restaurants in Kansas City. I have yet to find somewhere I love as much as this place. The food is fantastic, the servers are wonderful (ask for Phil!!!!), the atmosphere is so fun, and just wonderful! So many people complain about noise level and closeness of tables but that's what it's like in authentic Italian restaurants!! Just wonderful. My family is obsessed!
This is a fine Italian restaurant surpri ...
This is a fine Italian restaurant surprisingly located in a residential neighborhood. The food is authentic, and well portioned. Service was good, and the owner's daughter took the time to visit my table and ensure that I had a good experience. In fact, we discussed the merit of the OpenTable system which I use as a primary source of restaurant selection when I am travelling. She was gracious enough to return to my table after my meal and shared a dessert drink with me (comp) and we talked about our common Italian heritage, travel, and even a little politics. I was treated like a "regular" on my very first visit!
Garozzo's is THEE' place when we want to ...
Garozzo's is THEE' place when we want to have a special dinner for any occasion. The food is just outstanding and the atmosphere is one of desirability. We have never had anything less than a top notch dining out experience here and there is always enough food leftover for a meal the next day. Highly recommend the original Garozzo's just north of downtown KC. This is my wife's favorite place to eat in the city. Food outstanding, service is very very good, atmosphere is just perfect, as well as the nice dining music.
We brought some friends for the first ti ...
We brought some friends for the first time and dinner was great. The restaurant was busy but our waitress Cheri was still able to provide outstanding service. Our compliments to Michael Garozzos on his food and service provided. We look forward to returning for dinner in the future.
My wife and I are big fans of Garozzo's. ...
My wife and I are big fans of Garozzo's. We eat here several times a year. The food is wonderful, the ambiance is exquisite, and the service is fantastic. I can't wait for our next special occasion so that we can start our evening at our favorite restaurant!
The restaurant continues to amaze me. T ...
The restaurant continues to amaze me. This neighborhood gem produces some of the best Italian dishes in the city. Our service was excellent. Due to the size of their servings, splitting a meal is never frowned on. Quality, taste, ambiance... Garozzo's has it all. Highly recommend!
Waiters are exceptional. I even mention ...
Waiters are exceptional. I even mentioned I was cold and he actually adjusted the a/c to make it better - that doesn't happen often! We love the Sinatra and Martin music and the low lighting. The food is exceptional - the bread, the oil dip, the caesar salad, the spiedini and the spumoni.
IT WAS SPELICIOUS! Thank you!!
I was looking for an Italian restaurant ...
I was looking for an Italian restaurant in Kansas City for our anniversary, read the wonderful reviews, had to try it... No regrets, love the food and the atmosphere! This is our all time favorite restaurant in KC. Already looking forward to our next visit!
We have eaten at the Garozzos but wanted ...
We have eaten at the Garozzos but wanted to try this one. We were pleased with the food and the service, although the restaurant is a bit noisy, especially with loud music playing. Definitely need a reservation, as we got there at 6:00 and people were already lined up.
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