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Lidia's Restaurant

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101 W 22nd St, Ste 100, Kansas City, MO 64108-1954 (20th and Baltimore)
+1 816-221-3722
16:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Sat 16:00 - 17:00
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is lovely with a great atmosphere and the servers were all very polite and professional. I really wanted to love this place, but just can't recommend it. The one thing you should always remember is how good the meal was, but not the case here, The pasta was cooked perfectly, but had no flavor. They seemed to be... More 

Thank keeper1231
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

According to The Pitch, they said it was one of the best Italian eateries. They stuff you in there like cattle, no privacy and the sauce was bland, Olive Garden is better, save your money.

Thank ssgtsuave
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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178 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had brunch here and enjoyed it very much. The atmosphere was nice and the server did a very good job. I believe it's a bit overpriced for what you get ($32 per person). You start with an assortment of breads which are good and a selection of spreads. I enjoyed the crunchy sugar butter the best. They have an... More 

Thank psychrnm
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every year we go to Lidia's for a family dinner prior to going to a show. We have a large family (18 people) and the long tables worked great. The food was fantastic last night. The salmon was cooked perfectly, the Friday chicken special was fantastic but only get if you like lemon, the meatballs had great flavor and the... More 

Thank Michelle W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Lidia's for dinner the evening after Thanksgiving while visiting friends. We called at 645 pm and got reservations for an hour later; waited at the bar after parking in the adjacent lot, and enjoyed the fireplace with cocktail recommendations from the bartender. The Romehattan and the Limoncello based martini were delicious. We were seated in the dining room... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our wedding ceremony, we had arranged for our guests to assemble at Lidia's for our reception lunch. We had called a couple weeks in advance to make arrangements for the event. We also called a couple additional times as the weekend approached to verify the plans and ask questions. After our ceremony, we remained at the venue to take... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My previous two experiences at Lidia were really good but Weekends are usually REALLY busy. Try a Monday night! Not nearly as full....service was incredible and our meals were the best I've had at Lidia's. I love their pasta!

Thank kctt1152
Wichita, Kansas
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service . Good choices of menu . High ceiling. Nice seating arrangement. Top class service. Quality food . Liked flavored butter , salads ,main coarse and desserts.

Thank Zabadast
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on business to KC, I walked from my hotel to Lidia's. It was the middle of the week, so I wasn't surprised that the place was almost empty. I was seated and the server helped me very quickly. From there, things got wobbly. The wine described as dry was a fruit bomb. The entree was served before I could... More 

Thank Joe A
Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed Lidia's, but didn't feel it lived up to the hype. Lidia has a fantastic reputation, what with cooking for the Pope and all. We thought the food good, some even excellent, but weren't blown away. There are comparable Italian restaurants in Kansas City. If you want ambience however, Lidia's is exceptional. The freight house restaurants... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W 22nd St, Ste 100, Kansas City, MO 64108-1954
    (20th and Baltimore)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-221-3722

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