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City Diner

American, Diner
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301 N Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116
+1 816-471-5121
06:00 - 14:00
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Parsons, Kansas
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth any wait! Food is wonderful diner food and good coffee too! Must have a cinnamon roll as well. We hit this joint every time we go to KC. Close to the City Market area.

Thank Giovanna42010
Kansas City, Missouri
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Serving Kansas City since 1937 and probably not redecorated since then we really enjoyed this place. Jessica and Kylie, our servers, were friendly, polite, helpful and worked together as a team. Jessica brought our drinks, Kylie took our order, Jessica brought the food, Kylie brought the refills; you get the idea. It wasn't because they weren't busy either. When my... More 

Thank ryvandyke
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Extremely disappointed as I'm a KC native and live downtown near this place. Have tried most brunch spots in KC and this is by far the worst. Service was some of the worst we've had in the city as well. Server asked if we needed a couple minutes, and then didn't return. Another server took our order 10 minutes later,... More 

Thank Brice B
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This Diner is exactly what we have been hunting for. A true Diner true to its origin! The staff were great, shout out to Bree and Jamie! Food was just as amazing as the staff. Great food at even better prices. Highly recommend this place!

Thank Vanessa V
Overland Park
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Server was fun and happy, breakfast was perfect diner food and love the vintage location. Definitely a place to check out!

Thank Kristen T
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Been to City Diner several times-good coffee, reasonable prices, and great food. Service is done by cute young ladies with a smile. Easy walk to rest of River Market and right on Street Car Route.

Thank 3020
Kansas City, Missouri
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148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Four of us recently took a ride on our spiffy new streetcar and had breakfast here. I used to stop here about once a week on my way to work but I'm retired now and sort of forgot about the place. Nothing has changed that I could see and that's good. I was never disappointed then I wasn't this time... More 

Thank Wayne D
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food at this little restaurant is excellent our waitress Jessica who is studying to be a nurse has worked at the restaurant for five years she's very knowledgeable of what the restaurant has to offer and as it turns out could be an excellent tour guide as she wrote down on paper all the highlights for us to see while... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and the food was served lightning quick and its a very pleasing atmosphere . It is kinda close quarters .

Thank Bullfrog1976
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7 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I enjoyed my food, I couldn't quite finish the two large pancakes, no matter how good they were. I liked my server was nice lade with blonde hair and black glasses took great care of me while at the diner.

Thank Don R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-471-5121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?