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Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout

549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is a great find in a quiet neighborhood in Kansas City. The biscuits and gravy is among the best I have had. Pleasant dining area, though small, I have never been rushed. I make it a point to try to stop here...More

Thank zrib
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Love this little cafe in Kansa City Mo. Best organic , home grown food you will ever put in your mouth. Visit every time I'm in town.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Cute little place but Really Expensive! 1/2 BandG 2eggs and bacon and Bloody Mary for two totaled $$49.00!! Not THAT good!

Thank Buttoneater
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Enjoyed a great brunch on the patio. Love the vibe of this place and you know it's all made from scratch. I had the Avocado toast and will be back for the biscuits and gravy!

Thank krissullivan
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Located in the Columbia park area (a cute up and coming area), Happy Gillis is a great place to stop for breakfast, soups, and sandwiches. All the food is locally grown and they even tell you what local vendors supply them. You will be taken...More

Thank Ginnifer M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Super fun and hip little restaurant (in what seems to be an up and coming neighborhood). Very nice staff. Order at the counter and then wait for a table. All flowed smoothly. Delicious Bloody Mary! Egg Sammy with avocado was also tasty. Found this place...More

Thank Janekate1994
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of my nieces favorite KCMO restaurants, and for good reasons! The staff is really friendly and the place is really clean… They source local and fresh ingredients to make amazing sandwiches, soups, salads and wonderful breakfast items! Today for lunch I had...More

Thank carrothunter68
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Happy Gillis was so highly recommended we had to try it for ourselves. It didn't disappoint. The corner restaurant is in the charming Columbus Park Neighborhood. We went around 9am on a Saturday morning, walked right in and ordered at the counter, then easily found...More

Thank malyps
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I think it's a great place to go by yourself or when you are a couple or a family or with friends! I'm crazy about the yogurt granola and the breakfast sandwich.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty. Super unique sandwiches. Innovative ideas! Loved my "Line Cook Lunch" sandwich. Probably the most unique sandwich I've had. My husband loved his Torta. Cool, relaxed atmosphere. Was super busy at around 1 pm on a Sunday! Great find. Looks like a old soda...More

1  Thank MaggieJ1020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
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