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Jazz Kitchen

1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
+1 816-531-5556
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (11 reviews)
“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

O.K. ~~ at 4:30pm today we met another couple at Jazz in Independence for dinner.We were immediately seated ( actually at 4:25pm) . We were greeted by an overbearing and unappealing server. We ask for a beer , rum and coke , 2 ice teas...More

Thank LARRY W
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Larry - Sorry to hear that your most recent visit with us was not up to par. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know; thank you. We have taken your comments to our staff and are working to improve our service....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food at Jazz Kitchen on 39th St (KC, MO) was very good. The building seems a little worn, but the good New Orleans style cuisine, live music, and "kid" friendly atmosphere more than made up for the aesthetics. I had a cup of Gumbo...More

Thank wilsonderekw
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thanks so much for the 4 stars, Derek! Glad to hear that our experience with us was great! Have a wonderful day :)

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had eaten here over 20 years ago, and honestly I don't remember if it were good or bad, so I decided to try it again. I am sorry that I did. The greeting was great, but the service and food were VERY poor. Other...More

Thank CBR0107
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi there - Please accept our sincerest apologies for your disappointing visit with us... We do appreciate you taking the time to let us know though. We have addressed your concerns with our staff in an effort to improve and we'd like to thank you...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

If you like rich N.O. flavor and want a laid back experience this is definitely the place to go! The BBQ shrimp was so good we ordered an extra basket of bread to soak up all that yummy BBQ sauce! Red beans and rice with...More

Thank 307missyk
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi Missy - Big thanks for the five stars! We're proud of the food we serve, so we love to hear that you enjoyed it and your visit overall. It was an absolute pleasure to have you in as our guest - we'd love to...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have been here before. Friends were visiting from Canada & each time they come to visit we try to take them to a different place. The server was excellent. He was patient & friendly. One in our group was very picky about what to...More

Thank ALAN W
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Alan - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We're so happy to hear that you're a fan of ours and that you have consistently enjoyed your visits with us - it's always a pleasure to serve you! Hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Being a native born Cajun, I was excited to discover this restaurant in KC! However, I was pretty disappointed. The hushpuppies weren't real hushpuppies, the fish was bland and underwhelming...and I found it to be generally average and blah. However, my Saint Louis-born husband loved...More

1  Thank sarahryn03
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi there - Thanks for your honest review. We're happy to hear that your husband enjoyed our food but hate to hear that you found it lacking.. Please accept our apologies! We appreciate your honest feedback and have taken it to our kitchen staff in...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is one of the best happy hours in town. The service is always fun and kind and the food is great.More

Thank jentheartgirl
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars and your kind words. We're so happy to hear that you're a fan of ours (particularly our happy hour); it's always a pleasure to serve you. Hope to see you again soon and don't forget...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here once before and love the food! Great casual laid back environment. Authentic creole and Cajun dishes. I love the crab cakes and the crawfish creole. Friday nights is popping with live music!

Thank maddos4
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I came to the restaurant to enjoy some seafood with a very good friend. My first order was "The St Charles" . It had imitation crap meat in it & that gets very mushy after sitting in sauce for a while. I informed the manager...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It has been a very long time since we've been here. We were meeting friends for dinner & I suggested this place. Weall were very pleased with the food & service. A nice plus is the live music. I had the Chicken A La Mer....More

Thank ALAN W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-531-5556
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