About Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen
Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen is your local, urban destination located in the Crossroads Art District, just 2 blocks away from the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Enjoy a glass of wine from the "well researched and extensive" wine list. We offer wines by the taste, glass or bottle to satisfy everyone’s palate.
Our cuisine features fresh, seasonal ingredients. The lunch and dinner menus include cheese plates, small bites and entrees. The kitchen is open until midnight Monday - Saturday.
Visit our website for information about upcoming events including happy hour specials and wine events.
We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers!
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 1:30am, Saturday: 4:00 pm - 1:30 am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
16th & Walnut
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Let us help plan your event in one of several areas of the restaurant perfect for entertaining guests. Whether planning a corporate event, holiday party, special occasion or anything in between, each event space is ideal for hosting sit down lunches and dinners, cocktail parties or wine tastings. We appreciate your consideration and look forward to providing an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
Contact Barry Tunnell with additional questions and availability. email@example.com | 816.842.2660
A designated parking area is located to the south of the restaurant with access from Walnut Street. Convenient street parking is located along Walnut Street, Main Street, 16th Street, and 17th Street.
Private Party Facilities:
Let us help plan your event in one of several areas of the restaurant perfect for entertaining guests. Whether planning a corporate event, holiday party, special occasion or anything in between, each area is ideal for hosting sit down lunches and dinners, cocktail parties or wine tastings.
Private Party Contact:
Marci Fritz: 8557526582
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen hosts monthly wine tastings and other special events throughout the year. View their website www.tanninwinebar.com for updates.
Interested in becoming a member of one of the 6 Tannin Wine Clubs? In addition to the wine locker, you receive one bottle of wine per month, free admission to monthly wine tastings and discounts when you dine at the restaurant. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
Great neighborhood spot, right off the s ...
Great neighborhood spot, right off the streetcar line. They have one of the best cheeseburgers in town, along with a lot of other good menu items. Loved the pulled pork taco appetizer, small but rich and filling.
Made a late Open Table reservation and i ...
Made a late Open Table reservation and it morphed from two to six diners. Tannin did not blink an eye and seated us very comfortably. Our waiter, Jim, was charming, funny and attentive without being overbearing. Ask for him when you go and you'll enjoy. Food and wine all good: pulled pork tacos, chicken roulade and eggplant parmigiana all were hits with crowd. Roasted beet and kale salads also popular. Wine choices plentiful and reasonably priced. Three had the flourless chocolate cake and cleaned their plates; three shared the signature peanut butter chocolate cookie. Very rich and flavorful. A good time was had by all; a great find just south of the KC Power and Light District.
The food was bland and undistinguished. ...
The food was bland and undistinguished. We've been to Tannin several times over the past few years and have previously been impressed by it's distinctive menu offerings. This was not the case this last time. As mentioned the food was bland, however, service was above average, drinks were above average. It was a bit too noisy due to a raucous six-top nearby.
Second time at this place and it didn't ...
Second time at this place and it didn't disappoint. Opted for the 4 course w/ wine pairing and it was amazing how they truly did pair up the meals with the wine offered. Portions were not huge, but definitely filling and worth the money.
Visited the Tannin Wine bar with a large ...
Visited the Tannin Wine bar with a large group travelling for work and we found it outstanding. The service was great given that we had a lot of people and added to our list. John the GM responded to my inquiry before visiting and hooked us up when we had more people show up in the private back room. They have great food and I am sure wine. They have Gluten Free options and are a full service bar not just wine only. Our group had beer, mules and wine. Overall it was a great dining experience, highly recommend and will visit again when in KC. The Memphis Group.
We were there in time for happy hour and ...
We were there in time for happy hour and enjoyed some crab cakes and hummus. We split the burger and fries. I'm not sure how they cook their fries, but they're so good. The wine selection and the service was excellent. We'll definitely be coming back. Thanks!
We really enjoy going to Tannin. The fo ...
We really enjoy going to Tannin. The food is always great and hot. The portions are large and frequently we are able to take lunch home. Wine selections are always really good. Se if you can get Jim to help. You won't be disappointed
This was my second visit to Tannin. Firs ...
This was my second visit to Tannin. First, we had to wait a whole 60 seconds for our table, and it was because they were trying to balance the table they had just moved on the sidewalk seating to make sure our wine glasses didn't tip over. I totally appreciated this! We had fantastic service and the waiter was great. He helped us pick a reasonably priced wine with some generic yet specific requests, and matched our cheese plate to the wine choice. It was a busy First Friday night, but we were lucky to grab a table outside and it was fabulous! Can't wait to go back again (the first visit was just a nice!)
I had made a few requests before I arriv ...
I had made a few requests before I arrived. They were all fulfilled. We had an amazing view by the window. The wine list is second to none. The small plates section had many tasty creations on it. My Girlfriend told me that this was the best date that she had ever been on! WOW! We are definitely coming back and I suggest that everyone try this place out.
We loved eating al fresco. The storefron ...
We loved eating al fresco. The storefront is small and unpretentious. The service was superb, something I always value when dining out. The wine choice was extensive. One could order a four course meal, a one course meal, or many small items from their appetizer and small plate menu. Something for everyone!
We were there apparently at a bad time. ...
We were there apparently at a bad time. 330 PM for a late lunch prior to attending the Tedx talks.
Tuna Sandwich was bad....like ground tuna on bread. Cheeses were good but 12$ for a cubic inch seemed high. The beets were like hard cheese. The ribs were good. The service excellent.
We will try it again at a different time of day...but....!
A last minnute reservation....on a Satur ...
A last minnute reservation....on a Saturday night at our favorite restaurant ...A wonderful surprise! Great food and service..on a beautiful evening with a cool breeze. Ate outside....and enjoyed every minute; as always. The best!
Tannin was wonderful when Brian was the ...
Tannin was wonderful when Brian was the Chef - food beautiful and always an excellent preparation. The "service staff" - always excellent and personable - including today. //
This new chef just doesn't have it... wouldn't recommend Tannin's today to a "foodie" - food taste, presentation, portion, and pleasure - a "C" on a good day... Price to quality much too high - ~~!! This is my third time to eat here with new Chef and it has been disappointing each time.
Also, horribly HOT!
Wine list prices - EXCESSIVE!!
My perspective - People who love good and beautifully presented food, nice atmosphere, and fair pricing will begin to move away unless the situation improves. Before this Chef, Tannin's was always a "go to" place. I just took them off of that list!!
Tannins seems like a great place if you' ...
Tannins seems like a great place if you're looking for an evening at the bar. It would be awesome if they'd focus on the fact that it's a wine bar with a great selection of small plates and pairings vs a restaurant. Our server was awesome, but it would have been a better experience if he'd said anything at all about the extensive wine list, and was better schooled on the soup of the day. A wine bar places its focus on an extensive wine list, offering wines from around the world, with servers who are knowledgable about the wines. Small plates, desserts, etc are offered, and pairings are suggested. Flights are suggested or at least offered.
As far as the menu goes, we had the chicken vegetable soup, which could've used more vegetables and less bones. The other menu items just didn't interest us. When a customer has to ask multiple questions about the food offered, maybe it's time to tame it down some.
Tannins has a lot of potential, is in a great location, and would be a great place to meet up with friends.
I planned a surprise birthday party for ...
I planned a surprise birthday party for my mom and we had 18 guests. Tannin was incredibly accommodating and with such a large party I was shocked at how incredible the service was. Our waitress was very attentive and we never had to wait long for drinks or food. None of our party had been to Tannin and everyone had a wonderful time.
I have been to Tannin before and really ...
I have been to Tannin before and really like it which is why we went back. Our server was a bit forgetful this time. He forgot to take one of our orders and then later forgot to put it in. It was hard to be too upset because he was very personable and apologetic. I will say Tannin did a great job of correcting the issue as they comped the forgotten meal AND provided one of each dessert to the whole table. A mistake that was fixed in my book!
My Wife and I were celebrating 21 years ...
My Wife and I were celebrating 21 years of Marriage and of the choices in the area we had not been to Tannin and wanted to give it a go. We were met at the door very professionally and with a great deal of courtesy. Our server was very friendly without being intrusive and was also very courteous. I am confident that given some time, her knowledge of the wine list and pairing recommendations will develop. My wife had a small plate of shrimp dumplings that were very good and if you decide to dine here, would be a solid choice. I had the Salmon entre and found it be good, but not worth the price point. While the Salmon was cooked to near perfection, the risotto seemed to lack and in my opinion disguised the fresh vegetables. All in all we had a very nice evening, but I don't think we would hurry back.
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