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Y J's Snack Bar

128 W 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1221
+1 816-472-5533
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia” (2 reviews)
“art district” (2 reviews)
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128 W 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1221
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Eclectic spot with excellent coffee. We went there to listen to my double cousin Bryan play in his jazz ensemble. Had a great time. The owner ? or who ever was working was a very friendly person who just ran up a tab for us...More

Thank Pilgore
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure about this place still but what I had was good. Interesting atmosphere, servers were nice. I would go again.

Thank J Man T
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The coffee is good. I have never eaten there, but there is an evolving menu that seems to have things added and removed over time. Good place for breakfast after hitting the bars. You will encounter the locals from the crossroads art district. I have...More

Thank JimmyB0bby
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful delicious fish fry! Tilapia, red beans n rice, Fresh veggies, and all! Eclectic, fun atmosphere too!

Thank BEMason
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great place to grab some breakfast, eat in or to go. We grabbed their daily special and some eggs & toast. All the food was very tasty and just enough to be a satisfying breakfast. The establishment looks like a run down candy shop, but...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I love good coffee, pancakes, real butter and maple syrup. The IHOP has terrible coffee and fake butter. A good Italian place in city market has great pancakes but cheap syrup, Yada Yada. But YJ.'s has it all real butter, great pancakes, great coffee and...More

Thank Mrbob3338
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Went for Sunday Brunch. This place is a little off the wall (think urban ((hippy for you people my age)) on a shoestring) not your typical restaurant, so be prepared. It seems to be a pretty free flowing place with changing offerings and only 4...More

Thank mjbinkc
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I had seen this place on the list of Missouri Diners Drive Ins and Dives. so I intentionally went out of my way to have breakfast at YJ's, What a dissapoinment. I explained to the two gals working there that I had never been there,...More

Thank FrontierJ
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I can't get behind a place that can't work a menu. Every time i go here they are out of something. The daily special will start off as a good deal and then be missing half of the elements by 10:30 AM on a regular...More

Thank Aaron s
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Midnight shift change. Nothing was ready. No gravy (that's why we came). Nothing. Except the following: bacon egg cheese sand on wheat. Ummmmmmm Ok we will take that. Twenty five min later the sand arrived to me. I think the gravy was about ready at...More

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Jean T
25 November 2016|
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Response from JimmyB0bby | Reviewed this property |
YJ's 816 472 5533 128 W. 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 W 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-472-5533
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