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Michael Smith

1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1918
+1 816-842-2202
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“sour pork” (15 reviews)
“halibut” (8 reviews)
“skatewing” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1918
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

We ate here on a Friday night with another couple. We had a variety of food from seafood to beef to chicken and it was all good. I had the Camp Lindo Chicken and it was excellent. My wife liked the red snapper. Our server...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

They did a very good job accommodating a large group during the holiday season. We had several set courses that were sampled ahead of time. The bar was handy next door while they were getting our tables ready. Most agreed that we liked everything except...More

Thank careswell
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We enjoyed a late lunch here so most of the tables had cleared out. The food was excellent; service good. Sits on a busy corner so lots to watch outside the windows. Within walking distance to both the downtown KC area and Crown Center. We...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

When Michael Smith opened up I avoided going as it was "the place," and frankly I'm beyond that! So last weekend we used a purchased Groupon expecting it to be "ok but just ok." My wife had the stripsteak and I had the pork roast,...More

Thank Breathdoc
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Took advantage of Kansas City Restaurant Week to eat at Michael Smith. The decor of the restaurant is very modern and the chef is definitely on hand. We noticed him clearing tables, seating patrons, and visiting with diners. My wife and I enjoyed the pork...More

Thank KCL78
Reviewed 17 January 2013

I recently ate lunch at Michael Smith. I didn't know much about the place before I went there. The restaurant was about half full on a weekday during the lunch hour, which isn't a great sign for a restaurant in the business district. Nonetheless, the...More

Thank grenille
Reviewed 22 December 2012

this was one of the 4 restaurants I visited in my business trip to Kansas City, MO. It got a overall 27 score from Zagat and I came with pretty high expectation. it was a Thursday evening and the whole restaurant was empty. we thought...More

Reviewed 21 December 2012

We went to Michael Smith's for a romantic Valentine's Day meal that we knew we would remember always. And we weren't mistaken. The service was excellent, the atmosphere exactly what you would want with a special someone. And the food was perfect. Inventive but not...More

Thank RuthieBinLove
Reviewed 18 December 2012

We liked the ambiance of this restaurant and chose it because we got a deal for a meal. My husband and I both ordered the KC strip. The sides were excellent but my steak was like jerky. Not the top of the like cut of...More

Thank sdk81
Reviewed 11 December 2012

In this innovative restaurant everything is always fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is proper, but not pretentious. The staff is very knowledgeable about the menu. We have never, in the many times we have eaten there, had a meal which didn't please. It's our favorite,...More

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Jay W
13 January 2017|
Response from Robin R | Reviewed this property |
Men should probably have a jacket and women a nice outfit. I call it church clothes! 😊... just not jeans. However, Extra Virgin is more casual... that's the restaurant next door that is also owned by Michael Smith. Both... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1918
  • Public Transportation: Just outside on Main.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-842-2202
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