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V's Italiano Ristorante

10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
+1 816-353-1241
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“rum cake” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I really like the super food in the small lunch buffet when taking a new customer out. They can get what they want, you control the price since it is a buffet. It is reasonable with top notch service. Don’t forget the rum cake....

Thank mike50401
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Food is really good, You get free Rum Cake with every entrée and their House dressing is great. More of a 50 and up crowd.

Thank galder232
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The service was outstanding, the baked halibut with lemon sauce was prepared perfect and the complementary rum cake was "melt in you mouth perfect"

Thank Speed H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've heard many stories about how V's was really good once...none of those times have been when I've gone. The interior is dark and musty as well as the staff seems to hate being there. After our rather gross meal we left our tip on...More

Thank rachelmP1414KR
Greg H, Owner at V's Italiano Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Rachel, I'd really like to speak to you regarding this experience. Please email me directly at gregory@vsrestaurant.com. Thank you. Greg

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came to KC for a Royals game and found this gem as we arrived in town around 8pm on a Friday night. We were seated immediately and our server was fantastic!! The kids menu is awesome- we had two 8yr olds with us and the...More

Thank anniefannie44
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

V’s is an institution. The decor is a bit dated but part of their charm. You’ll be warmly greeted and sat. Get a booth an d check out the plaques that hang in each booth. Your waiter/was will be a real waiter/ess -warm, gracious and...More

Thank crchkc
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Although we dine at V's frequently we hadn't been to a Sunday brunch for years. We went with another couple and had a wonderful experience.The food is carefully prepared, fresh, and attractively presented. A pasta station with plenty of options is a feature although there...More

Thank Baldy47
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I absolutely love this place. It is so authentic, the staff is friendly and the food is amazing. I went to the lunch where they have a "buffet" but it's not your standard buffet. Its a short line with amazing and fresh food. The best...More

Thank KCLuvv
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant! The ambiance is lovely, the staff is totally tuned in to your experience, and the food is the best! Love this place!

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We were looking for a place to eat before going to a KC Royals game at Kauffman Stadium that wasn't a burger joint or sports bar. We decided to give V's a try. We were definitely not disappointed. The food was good, portions, plentiful, and...More

Thank ncwindy
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Questions & Answers
Dennis N
18 January 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
No we do not. Please feel free to come as you are. Thanks!
22 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed answer, but yes, we do have a children's menu for all hours of the day. Thanks!
Brenda M
15 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Yes, we offer a gluten free penne noodle that can be substituted in many of our pasta dishes. We also offer a gluten free pizza crust, as well as all of our steak, seafood, and chicken options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-353-1241
  • E-mail
Long known as Kansas City's premier Italian restaurant, this family owned and operated establishment has been an important part of the city's dining experience Since 1963. For over 45 years, V's formula for pleasing its guests is simply combining uncompromised service in a beautiful, relaxed environment. Offering a wide variety of authentic Italian specialties and pastas, as well as a complete menu featuring mouthwatering steaks and Prime Rib, succulent seafood such as our Blackened Atlantic Salmon, and fresh poultry as in our Chicken Spiedini, all at moderate prices. Be it a romantic dinner for two, elegant dinner party, birthday or anniversary celebration; you'll understand why V's Italiano has become known as "a nice place to fall in love." In addition, V's also features the "Best Sunday Brunch in Town", an award winning menu & wine list as well as beautiful patio dining complete with a relaxing, arbor covered waterfall. V's Italiano is the areas "must see" Italian restaurant.
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