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Jazz Kitchen

1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
+1 816-531-5556
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-4401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i ordered fried shrimp and lobster. the oysters were so tiny, when you tore all the breading off. shrimp were small also, and all left my fingers soaked with grease!

Thank merrym00n
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I like Jazz. I ate there regularly, when I live in Kansas City. But on this trip, a few things did not live up to my memory of the place. Oysters on the half shell were amazing, fresh, succulent and full of the flavors of...More

Thank jerubow64
Marty E, General Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hi jerubow64 - Thank you for the four stars; we appreciate it! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Oysters on the half shell, but terribly sorry to hear about the Cajun Chicken Salad and the fried shrimp and oysters; please accept our...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

I always like to have some gumbo in the winter. Jazz original location on 39th is always a good time. This has been here for years for good reason. The food is good. I enjoy Chicken A La Mer with the chicken blackened. The rich...More

Thank 1adam12ks
Marty E, General Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hi 1adam12ks - Thank you for the four stars; we appreciate it! We are glad to hear that you enjoy our Chicken a la Mer and the sauce! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had been to Jazz at the Legends, and thought it was ok. We decided to try the original for our anniversary. Thankfully we went early, because it filled up very quickly. Our server was great, very attentive but didn't hover. Our...More

Thank WanderNearandFar
Reviewed 9 January 2018

So, it's been almost a year, and husband and I tried it again. Again he loved his meal, and I ... left slightly hungry with most of my stuff in boxes for husband's lunch. The texture of the voodoo crawfish tails is not so great....More

Thank sarahryn03
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Jazz is a good place to eat Cajun in Kansas City. The gumbo is on the spicy side, and the dishes can be as hot as you want. Lots of good seafood options too.

Thank Maryfrances W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We heard this was the "new great place to eat" Tried to get in Saturday night we were told 2-3 hour wait. Went back on Sunday after the Chiefs game not as busy 15 minute wait. Wait staff very friendly quick with the drinks. Food...More

Thank djones118
Marty E, Owner at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Hi DJones118 - Terribly sorry to hear that your recent visit with us was not up to par; please accept our sincerest apologies. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We have taken your comments to our team in an effort to...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited Jazz Kitchen on the recommendation of other family members on a Saturday afternoon. We knew it was going to be busy but luckily we were able to get in right away. We were seated at an empty table that had not been wiped...More

1  Thank cbenw
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi there - Please accept our sincerest apologies for your disappointing - and unacceptable - experience with us and know that this is absolutely not our standard. We appreciate you bringing the matter to our attention and have taken your concerns to our staff appropriately...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

O.K. ~~ at 4:30pm today we met another couple at Jazz in Independence for dinner.We were immediately seated ( actually at 4:25pm) . We were greeted by an overbearing and unappealing server. We ask for a beer , rum and coke , 2 ice teas...More

Thank LARRY W
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Larry - Sorry to hear that your most recent visit with us was not up to par. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know; thank you. We have taken your comments to our staff and are working to improve our service....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food at Jazz Kitchen on 39th St (KC, MO) was very good. The building seems a little worn, but the good New Orleans style cuisine, live music, and "kid" friendly atmosphere more than made up for the aesthetics. I had a cup of Gumbo...More

Thank wilsonderekw
Marty E, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thanks so much for the 4 stars, Derek! Glad to hear that our experience with us was great! Have a wonderful day :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
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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