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Jazz Kitchen

1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
+1 816-531-5556
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
“beignets” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had eaten here over 20 years ago, and honestly I don't remember if it were good or bad, so I decided to try it again. I am sorry that I did. The greeting was great, but the service and food were VERY poor. Other...More

Thank CBR0107
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi there - Please accept our sincerest apologies for your disappointing visit with us... We do appreciate you taking the time to let us know though. We have addressed your concerns with our staff in an effort to improve and we'd like to thank you...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If you like rich N.O. flavor and want a laid back experience this is definitely the place to go! The BBQ shrimp was so good we ordered an extra basket of bread to soak up all that yummy BBQ sauce! Red beans and rice with...More

Thank 307missyk
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi Missy - Big thanks for the five stars! We're proud of the food we serve, so we love to hear that you enjoyed it and your visit overall. It was an absolute pleasure to have you in as our guest - we'd love to...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have been here before. Friends were visiting from Canada & each time they come to visit we try to take them to a different place. The server was excellent. He was patient & friendly. One in our group was very picky about what to...More

Thank ALAN W
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Alan - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We're so happy to hear that you're a fan of ours and that you have consistently enjoyed your visits with us - it's always a pleasure to serve you! Hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Being a native born Cajun, I was excited to discover this restaurant in KC! However, I was pretty disappointed. The hushpuppies weren't real hushpuppies, the fish was bland and underwhelming...and I found it to be generally average and blah. However, my Saint Louis-born husband loved...More

1  Thank sarahryn03
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi there - Thanks for your honest review. We're happy to hear that your husband enjoyed our food but hate to hear that you found it lacking.. Please accept our apologies! We appreciate your honest feedback and have taken it to our kitchen staff in...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is one of the best happy hours in town. The service is always fun and kind and the food is great.More

Thank jentheartgirl
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars and your kind words. We're so happy to hear that you're a fan of ours (particularly our happy hour); it's always a pleasure to serve you. Hope to see you again soon and don't forget...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here once before and love the food! Great casual laid back environment. Authentic creole and Cajun dishes. I love the crab cakes and the crawfish creole. Friday nights is popping with live music!

Thank maddos4
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I came to the restaurant to enjoy some seafood with a very good friend. My first order was "The St Charles" . It had imitation crap meat in it & that gets very mushy after sitting in sauce for a while. I informed the manager...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It has been a very long time since we've been here. We were meeting friends for dinner & I suggested this place. Weall were very pleased with the food & service. A nice plus is the live music. I had the Chicken A La Mer....More

Thank ALAN W
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The "Jazz" kitchen restaurant is a great place for Cajun food, in my opinion. It's as authentic as some popular Cajun food places in KC. The one close to KUMC hospital is a rather small place but during the Lunch time I've not seen anyone...More

Thank waynedeines
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went for a quiet dinner date here recently. I wish I had come sooner. I really enjoy the food and the atmosphere. Plus some live jazz pleased me to no end. Will go again with another beautiful lady.

Thank X-NJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-531-5556
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