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1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
+1 816-298-6182
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“foie gras” (8 reviews)
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German, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always hard to review a German restaurant here in the US. After living in Germany for three years they never live up to our memories of what we had in Germany. The decor in an old KC building leaves something to desire that...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had dinner at Affare last night....this was an excellent find. We had the 4 course tasting meal pared with wine. All courses were excellent and the wines matched perfectly. White Asparagus, Halibut with Quenelles, braided pork w/german gnocchi Strawberry mouse.............all outstanding. Definitely on my return...More

Thank molloyj2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

While meeting up with friends who used to live in Germany, we decided Affare would be a fun dinner option as they advertise "Modern German dining in Kansas City." While I've never been to Germany, our friends did say Affare was very authentic. My husband...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went for brunch and were very disappointed. Service was so slow and food was tasteless. When we traveled to Germany authentic food tested completely different. We odored sausages and they didn't have any flavor.Eggs Benedict did not taste good as well. Mimosa drink what they...More

Thank msimanovsky
Martin H, Owner at Affare, responded to this review

Dear customer, We at Affare taking great pride in our product and I am disappointed that we could not deliver. We have been under-staffed that weekend due to 2 servers being sick at home and not able to come to their scheduled shifts. I am...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

I ate here last week and was very surprised that I had not heard about this place before. The presentation and the food was excellent. I'm not big on German food but this place offers so much more. I would put it towards the top...More

1  Thank house007
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went on a Thursday evening to try their tasting menu (only offered on Thursdays) and it was awesome! It's $44 for four courses AND wine parings...really?! The portions were large, the food was super delicious and we just had a great time! My friend...More

Thank victoriah611
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

They have a diverse menu, and I was in the mood for something casual. I had an incredible bison burger, fresh cut fries and a cold Warsteiner. This meal really hit the spot! This is one of my favorite restaurants in the KC metro. Very...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

There was so much potential here. I got the prime rib. They didn't ask how I would like it cooked and it came totally cooked to heck and dry. The curry butter was really good on top so there was so much potential, so I...More

Thank alinachka88
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Husband and I went for the Thursday Tasting Menu. We sat at the bar before dinner and had delicious drinks (the Ginger Bird and the Moonshine). Dinner itself was incredible; every bite was delicious and flavorful. The wine pairings put the evening over the top...More

Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Just stopped in for the first time for Saturday brunch before the holidays. It was the first dose of winter weather and everything was icy so the place was empty except for we brave souls. We immediately started off with the bottomless mimosas that lifted...More

1  Thank speedracer211
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Hello: Are you serving on Thanksgiving Day?
13 November 2015|
Response from NEcm104 | Reviewed this property |
Their website allows reservations on 26th so it looks like Yes. I would call to be sure though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
    (19th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Max stop in front of restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-298-6182
  • E-mail
Modern German cuisine and a great wine and cocktail list! Affäre supports local farmers and family-owned, biodynamic wineries. Wine Wednesday: Free wine tasting every week from 5-7! Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10-2:30: enjoy Endless Mimosas for $10! Courtyard seating and Private Dining available. Great lounge and bar, offering seasonal cocktails and spirits from craft distilleries. Great beer selection!