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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Garozzo's Ristorante - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews
Evening with friends from NC. Food was e ...
Evening with friends from NC. Food was excellent as always. Was a little disappointed in no olive oil bread dip when bread was brought out. Probably my fault tho and waiter didn't ask till I mentioned it. We had Tortellini Gina, Cannelloni, chicken spedini and fettuccine alfredo.
Nice place to get some authentic Italian ...
Nice place to get some authentic Italian food. Great atmosphere! Staff was attentive. Enjoyed the food and the bread.
Real Italian food is served here!
Real Italian food is served here!
Although we live much closer to other Ga ...
Although we live much closer to other Garozzo locations, my wife and I decided to go to the original Ristorante at 5th and Harrison. We're happy we did. The atmosphere was like an original Italian family restaurant in a building that might be 100 years old and just can't be matched by strip-shopping center store-fronts. The servers were long-time professionals who provided a more enjoyable feeling than interim college graduates.
Great food. love the chicken spadinie a ...
Great food. love the chicken spadinie and salads.
Outstanding food and service. Our fourth ...
Outstanding food and service. Our fourth visit to Garozzo's was a reminder to return more often
The food was excellent and the service w ...
The food was excellent and the service was spot on. Great knowledge of the menu and history of the restaurant.
Must ... have ... spiedini ....
Ah, spiedini. Forget steaks and barbecue, spiedini is the reason Kansas City's fame should be shouted from dining's rooftops. The serving is generous, the downtown location is cozy and friendly with a great staff; it's an outstanding eating experience. The only drawback to the downtown location is parking.
My friend came to visit me from out of t ...
My friend came to visit me from out of town. She loves Italian food, so I recommended we go here. We were not disappointed. Limoncello cocktails, the Sicilian stuffed artichoke and two different veal appetizers completed our meal. The ambience is out of this world, and the service is phenomenal. Probably my favorite restaurant in KC right now.
Great pre-triathlon feast with old frien ...
Great pre-triathlon feast with old friends before the Symphony.
Our server was awesome and everyone was ...
Our server was awesome and everyone was very nice. Will come back again
We frequent Garazzo's at least every few mths & we live over an hour away. The atmosphere screams Old World Italian, the neighborhood location is easy to get to, parking sufficient & its a short ride to Downtown but also not in the hectic downtown locations as many others are. The wait staff is knowledgeable, kind, attentive & the management always on site every time to ask if all is well. Now to the FOOD! We recently brought friends from Boston who were visiting, & having lived on the East Coast as well...we were ALL satisfied with the authenticity, variety offered. Veal Parm, Eggplant Parm & the meatballs are superb. Meatballs are made with veal which is an East Coast tradition (as well as authentic) and are very light & not a dense meatball, flavored extremely well & served with great Marinara. The seafood dishes are all done well, have not tried any of the beef offered but I am sure its worth trying. Desserts are always spot on from Tiramisu, to ricotta cheesecake with fresh strawberries to cappuccino's, espresso & excellent regular coffee . We have never had a less than perfect meal or less than very attentive service. A true gem !
Great food and service! Limited on spac ...
Great food and service! Limited on space
Our waitress was very polite. They staff ...
Our waitress was very polite. They staff always is. They always make you feel special. Every business should make customers feel this way. Of course it goes without saying, food was excellent as it is every time.
Garozzo's River market
We love this restaurant. Love the spedini and stuffed artichoke.
Love this place. There were 8 of us but ...
Love this place. There were 8 of us but the room we were in was extremely loud this visit. Our waiter was even louder. Although food was fantastic!
From the moment we stepped through the d ...
From the moment we stepped through the door every detail was fabulous. Our server was knowledgeable, caring, and went above and beyond for our table. The food was unbelievable. We will most definitely be back. The perfect date night or family gathering. The portions are huge!!!
I love the cheese garlic bread and always have it with the meal. The food is always fresh, hot and seasoned to perfection. Delicious! The wine list is excellent. I especially like the Garozzos' Chianti mmmm delizioso! The servers are friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. One of my favorite KC restaurants and has been for years. Thank you.
The entire evening from the time we walk ...
The entire evening from the time we walked in until the time we left was a great evening.It was my mothers birthday and our waitress Cheri was outstanding even though she had others to tend to...she did an excellent job waiting on us. The food was delicious and hot. My family would like to thank MIchael G. and his staff for making my mothers 86th birthday something to remember .
Dined by myself while in town on busines ...
Dined by myself while in town on business. Great restaurant. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Interested to talk about the food, the interesting neighbourhood, local & restaurant history.
We had a lovely, delicious meal served i ...
We had a lovely, delicious meal served in a timely yet unrushed manner (we had theatre tickets). It had been awhile since we had been here and we will return much sooner! Such a gem!
Love this place!
The food is reliably good, servings are large which make them a great value. We always enjoy the ambiance of this restaurant!
When you make recommendations about anyt ...
When you make recommendations about anything your putting your reputation on the line. Always comfortable with stating that Garozzo's is a great place to wine and dine. When "Vinny" is at the bar you need to meet him. A first class bartender and waiter! Will always consider it a great choice of places to go when you want the best Italian food in KC! George Gage
Food was delicious. Wait staff was great ...
Food was delicious. Wait staff was great. Made suggestions and not only allowed but also suggested substitutions for indecisive guests. Makes you feel that they will do anything for you and every guest is special. Room upstairs through the kitchen was a nice VIP touch. Great experience as always. Planning our next trip back soon!
Terrific Italian Charm and the the service was impeccable.
I have dined at Gorozzos many times and yet it is always a unique experience. The wait staff is very efficient while remaining warm and welcoming. I love the ambiance of the neighborhood and dining has the feel of being in the midst of a large family. The food is the best Italian I have had, and I have tried several entrees there. Highly recommended.
We hadn't been in a while... food and service were great!
Atmosphere and service were wonderful! G ...
Atmosphere and service were wonderful! Great for a family dinner or date night.
Same as usual; the food and the service ...
Same as usual; the food and the service was fantastic. We were there for my son's birthday and they were very attentive and again the food was fantastic.
Service was excellent. The food was outstanding.
Very enjoyable lunch with our group. Server was very informative regarding ingredients in foods. Will be back soon.
One of our fave restaurants when we go t ...
One of our fave restaurants when we go to KC! Order the spideni!
Great food and Service
Never disappointed with Garrozzo's in the river market, food is always good and the service is fantastic.
Simply the best food on the planet.
Wonderful year after year. The portions are huge and the food is sooooooo good, you won't want to, but save room for the tiramisu. It is heavenly! Knowing how good it is from previous visits, I teased my husband that I was just going to order tiramisu with a side of tiramisu. Oh, and the lasagna is to die for, and the... Just go... You'll thank me later.
Great food and service as usual by Garozzo's in River Quay.
Garozzo's is Excellent !
Our favorite Italian restaurant once again provided us a great dinner and lunch the next day at home. Best Spedeini I've ever had ! I like Samantha but the kids (thirtysomethings who have been going here since they were really a kid) like the other kinds. So tasty.
Chicken spedini Garozzos was delicious a ...
Chicken spedini Garozzos was delicious as is the house salad
Good service, ok food
We have had better dishes here. The alfredo sauce was kind of bland, had to add a significant amount of salt and pepper. I have had other pasta dishes here that were much better seasoned.
Love Garozzo's! The Chicken Spiedini is ...
Love Garozzo's! The Chicken Spiedini is terrific. We had the Gabriella. Nice and spicy just like I like it!
We had a gift card with many choices for our anniversary dinner. We were so happy with Garozzo's because the food and service were amazing. The ravioli appetizers were excellent. My hubby had the Speidini, of course, but had to take half of the generous portion home for leftovers! We are already talking about coming back!
Best tirimesu I've ever had! Tried their signature spiedini Samantha and loved it. Amazing Alfredo sauce. Amazing atmosphere and service. Everything I love in a restaurant
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