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Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout

549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Want to fill up on down home goodness? Then this is your stop. Fluffy and flavorful biscuits with a gravy that has a hint of heat. Quaint neighborhood corner diner. I walked here alone from the downtown area without any worries. Relax and Enjoy your...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Once again I need half stars so I could give 3.5 stars. Happy Gillis is a place I want to love but ended up only liking. This is a pocket restaurant with maybe a dozen tables in a residential neighborhood. The staff cares about what...More

Thank GabrielJohnstone
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We split the Pastrami and Portobello mushroom sandwich on Marble Rye with chips. We had plenty of food for us both and it was very good! There are only 7 tables inside and the come available very slowly because of the pace of the food...More

Thank KearneyCat
Reviewed 27 February 2016

My sister & I went for lunch, & our sammiches were most excellent! I ordered the Pulled Pork with Kimchi, they don't cheat y'all on the serving & the Kimchi was kickin'! She ordered the Pimento Grilled Cheese, & that was also very tasty. The...More

Thank SoJoDeLaHoho
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Good food. good vibe. friendly people everywhere well executed , interesting food made from quality ingredients.

Thank Ancalagan
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Our son recommended a late breakfast here a month ago. So glad he did. Although the menu is brief and concise, the quaint qualities and use of local, natural, fresh, ingredients and wholesomeness prevailed. My wife and I, my son John and friend Rosie enjoyed...More

Thank BuddyTX
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

KC friends took me here and I was impressed. I had a creative and very tasty oatmeal and egg dish. With bacon and squash too.

Thank Yamachaser
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Everything I have ever thought about breakfast has been a lie. The place is tiny, but a seat always seems to magically just open up once you are ready to sit down. The menu is small, but the options are fresh and SO SO good....More

Thank travelcal033
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Can I just say how much I love this place? After hearing great reviews from those living in Columbus Park and friends traveling from the suburbs to visit, I knew I had to make a trip. Girlfriends in tow, I made my way on a...More

Thank finertasteskc
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We saw this place on DDD. It's the sort of place that you'd expect to see on that show- a small neighborhood diner with a sophisticated menu. We had breakfast here and it was superb. I had the green eggs and ham (pesto) and the...More

Thank BigTool
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
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