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Jazz Kitchen

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1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
+1 816-531-5556
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Kansas City, Kansas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 it, so it's all relative. The atmosphere fun though the restaurant itself is slightly noisy... More 

Thank sarahryn03
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this review

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 a concerted effort to improve our service. Thanks again for your time. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank jentheartgirl
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this review

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 to check us out on Facebook if you haven't already done so. More 

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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles 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 that i was very sorry but i would rather have something else. He said he... More 

Thank Larry B
Leawood, Kansas
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409 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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. It was very good. Good portion, very tasty. My wife had the shrimp salad &... More 

Thank ALAN W
North Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The "Jazz" kitchen restaurant is a great place for Cajun food, in my opinion. It's as authentic as some popular Cajun food places in KC. The one close to KUMC hospital is a rather small place but during the Lunch time I've not seen anyone waiting for a place to sit. Great atmosphere, great "Cajun" decorations on the walls and... More 

Thank waynedeines
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went for a quiet dinner date here recently. I wish I had come sooner. I really enjoy the food and the atmosphere. Plus some live jazz pleased me to no end. Will go again with another beautiful lady.

Thank X-NJ
Saint Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

When I travel to Kansas City, I like to set 1 meal aside to come here. I've been eating here for close to 25 years without ever having a bad meal. Point to anything on the menu, and you can't go wrong. Save room for dessert, the beignets are worth a trip themselves.

Thank TJ J
Culcheth, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

What a place! Watch the portions as they're not what I am used to in the UK. Food excellent, only reason not to give it five out of five is 2 mistakes on our bill so (obviously), check your bill before paying.

Thank Giles L
Mequon, WI
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446 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Looked this up as next to where I was staying was virtually all fast food and homey don't eat that. This is a little dive joint that will remind you of places in New Orleans (which is what they are trying to accomplish). Our server was very good/nice/knowledgeable. I had an oyster po boy that was ok (certainly not New... More 

Thank BosoxKen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:30
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?