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) #83 of 1,156 Restaurants in Kansas City $$$$ German, European,
1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
+1 816-298-6182
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife declared her lobster poutine to be "unbelievably good" after just a few bites. What's not to like about lobster chunks, cheese curds and a tasty gravy served on top of a bed of French fries? My jagerschnitzel, a thin pork breaded and fried...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for Happy Hour at the bar one Sunday afternoon. The bartender was very friendly and prices were good! Along with drinks, we ordered a Cabanossi brat and Kasespatzle with ham and onion... amazing!! We were even offered the option to take brats...More

Thank DTJB8000
Martin H, Owner at Affare, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate this very much. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Was disappointed with the menu. Did not have many German dishes which I was looking for. The food is good. The desserts were very good. Service was adequate

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Affare features traditional German cuisine revisited for contemporary tastes with the addition of some other influences such as lobster rolls and lobster bisque. Well designed interior with well trained and charming staff. Very reasonably priced. They make one of the best radlers that I have...More

Thank Tess V
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous restaurant, great service, and the food was absolutely perfect. Each plate I had seemed better than the last. We happened to dine during "Lobster Fest" which runs June-July. I started with the Beet Salad which had a great balsamic dressing, creme fraiche and candied...More

Thank krissullivan
Martin H, Owner at Affare, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we hope to see you again at Affare. Chef Martin

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Some friends and I went to Affare on a Saturday evening before the symphony. (The trolley to Kauffman Center is only a short walk up the hill from Affare.) Since it was Happy Hour, I got a double pour of the house white wine for...More

Thank AThena53
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It is always hard to review a German restaurant here in the US. After living in Germany for three years they never live up to our memories of what we had in Germany. The decor in an old KC building leaves something to desire that...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

had dinner at Affare last night....this was an excellent find. We had the 4 course tasting meal pared with wine. All courses were excellent and the wines matched perfectly. White Asparagus, Halibut with Quenelles, braided pork w/german gnocchi Strawberry mouse.............all outstanding. Definitely on my return...More

Thank molloyj2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

While meeting up with friends who used to live in Germany, we decided Affare would be a fun dinner option as they advertise "Modern German dining in Kansas City." While I've never been to Germany, our friends did say Affare was very authentic. My husband...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went for brunch and were very disappointed. Service was so slow and food was tasteless. When we traveled to Germany authentic food tested completely different. We odored sausages and they didn't have any flavor.Eggs Benedict did not taste good as well. Mimosa drink what they...More

Thank msimanovsky
Martin H, Owner at Affare, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Dear customer, We at Affare taking great pride in our product and I am disappointed that we could not deliver. We have been under-staffed that weekend due to 2 servers being sick at home and not able to come to their scheduled shifts. I am...More

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20 July 2017|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Suit and tie with top hat and heavy long coat! 🤣 No, summertime is casual cool!
13 November 2015|
Response from NEcm104 | Reviewed this property |
Their website allows reservations on 26th so it looks like Yes. I would call to be sure though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 45
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1917
    (19th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Max stop in front of restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-298-6182
  • E-mail
Modern German cuisine and a great wine and cocktail list! Affäre supports local farmers and family-owned, biodynamic wineries. Wine Wednesday: Free wine tasting every week from 5-7! Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10-2:30: enjoy Endless Mimosas for $10! Courtyard seating and Private Dining available. Great lounge and bar, offering seasonal cocktails and spirits from craft distilleries. Great beer selection!
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