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V's Italiano Ristorante

10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
+1 816-353-1241
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“rum cake” (18 reviews)
“lasagna” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very nice surprise tucked away in Independence, MO. The food and service were great! The quality and the quantity of the food was very good. The prices are afordable for a quality meal.

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a group of co workers that I took and boy they were happy. From prime rib to shrimp scampi to the rum cake it was a hit. The service is great. The salad is fresh. Order the house Italian dressing. You just can't...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now this happened totally by accident as we should have been at a Royals game, but rain and fate took us to V's for dinner instead. And boy, was our luck in! Browse through my reviews and you'll see a few Italian restaurants - V's...More

Thank marcwalker5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've gone to V's many times; couldn't even guess at a number. The reason we go back is that the food is delicious; the service is good; and they have lasted lots of years just for those reasons. Plus the great Sunday brunch! Take our...More

Thank picalok1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a good variety of breakfast and lunch items. Mimosas and champagne are included in the very reasonable price.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love V's. We celebrate Birthdays, and other special events. Prices are reasonable. Service is always great. We also go there if we just want a great Italian meal, but their prime rib can't be beat.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Italian old school restaurant with classics. Nice variety and good service. Catering available. Toasted ravioli, dessert cake, veal milano.

Thank Bruce V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bottomless drinks get you started on brunch and the spread is plentiful. Lots of choices - most of them good. Attended to well by staff. Good bang for the buck as well. Only downside was the layout of the building made for a lot of...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden gem we found quite be accident. As is our custom when travel is to eat any place that is not chain. Left hotel and hit out on an adventure to find a restaurant, We turned off I-70 and Blue Spring PKW and saw...More

Thank DrywallRon
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Very nice place for food and atmosphere. Very good food and surprisingly although it is a pasta place, they have very good steaks. Very generous servings and of course you always end your meal with complimentary rum cake!

Thank Helen C
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Questions & Answers
Dennis N
18 January 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
No we do not. Please feel free to come as you are. Thanks!
23 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed answer, but yes, we do have a children's menu for all hours of the day. Thanks!
Brenda M
16 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Yes, we offer a gluten free penne noodle that can be substituted in many of our pasta dishes. We also offer a gluten free pizza crust, as well as all of our steak, seafood, and chicken options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-353-1241
  • E-mail
Long known as Kansas City's premier Italian restaurant, this family owned and operated establishment has been an important part of the city's dining experience Since 1963. For over 45 years, V's formula for pleasing its guests is simply combining uncompromised service in a beautiful, relaxed environment. Offering a wide variety of authentic Italian specialties and pastas, as well as a complete menu featuring mouthwatering steaks and Prime Rib, succulent seafood such as our Blackened Atlantic Salmon, and fresh poultry as in our Chicken Spiedini, all at moderate prices. Be it a romantic dinner for two, elegant dinner party, birthday or anniversary celebration; you'll understand why V's Italiano has become known as "a nice place to fall in love." In addition, V's also features the "Best Sunday Brunch in Town", an award winning menu & wine list as well as beautiful patio dining complete with a relaxing, arbor covered waterfall. V's Italiano is the areas "must see" Italian restaurant.
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