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Le Fou Frog

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400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105 (Oak Street)
+1 816-474-6060
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23:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 22:00 - 16:30
Thu - Fri 23:00 - 17:00
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Leawood, Kansas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we had friends come to KC for the the Thanksgiving holiday, and they rented a condo in the River Market area. Invited us to join them at Le Fou Frog for dinner the night after Thanksgiving. I have not eaten in a pure french restaurant in many years and frankly thought the style of food was gone for ever. We... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We met up with two others for dinner and the first thing you notice is the difference between the rough exterior (older looking peach colored brick building) and the pleasant interior. Quaint and relaxing atmosphere. The wine and dinner menu's were quite extensive with varied choices; we'll go again just to try some of the other dishes. The wine service... More 

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northern ar.
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Never had an ordinary meal here. french Bistro food and a great small bar. Last time Sweetbreads wee perfect and lobster was perfectly cooked. Add a couple of cognacs after dinner at the bar and a perfect evening.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I read through some of the reviews and see complaints about slow service. Having just returned from France, it was delightful to find a restaurant where you are not rushed through a meal and out the door. After a pimms cup and champagne, the amuse bouche was quite tasty. Our first course was the excellent tuna tartare. For dinner we... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a favorite of ours and a stalwart choice for family/special occasions. Be warned, it isn't cheap. If you opt for their steaks you will be parting with a sum north of $50 for an entree, which means it needs to be outstanding. Fortunately, the food here is indeed of a very high quality. The restaurant itself is perhaps... More 

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Thank jerryskc
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary last evening at Le Fou Frog and it could not have been a better experience. It is wonderful to visit a restaurant where you know the owners are present to make sure everything is perfect (and we thank you for the roses for my wife!), the server consistently reliable and the food outstanding.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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220 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Although the food was delicious, the slow, inattentive, and irritating waiter left something to be desired. The menu is ultra expensive and there are many other comparable places in the city that have MUCH better service.

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Thank littlepepita
St. Paul, MN
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Cool, eclectic French restaurant. Small, dark, cozy and romantic. Excellent lobster bisque and short ribs. A bit slow on the service but overall loved the singing wait staff. The mean was two thumbs up, but unfortunately the desserts were an epic fail. Worth skipping the desserts as a result. Definitively awesome ambience and I'd go again for the main courses!

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Thank Jae L
Kansas City, Missouri
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a wonderful waitress in the bar area and we munched on pate and other meats. Delicious. Martini was perfection. Was a little disappointed in the food. Lobster bisque was okay and my sea bass was okay and for the price of $31 dollars...wish I had ordered another entree. Husband had sweetbreads...was okay. We went years ago and food... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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185 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing that such an unassuming place can deliver such astounding food. Wonderful menu. Great wine list. Attentive staff. If in KC do not miss it. Make reservations!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
22:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
22:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
22:00 - 16:30
Thursday
23:00 - 17:00
Friday
23:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1105
    (Oak Street)
  • Public Transportation: Max - 5th & Grand
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-474-6060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?