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Cafe Sebastienne

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$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, International, Contemporary
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4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111-1821 (45th)
+1 816-561-7740
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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No. California
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174 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I am rating this excellent mainly because of the décor. What fun to sit and look at all the paintings covering the wall. You are also given a guide to show you which paintings are patterned after famous artists. Lots of fun. The food was good and the wine list good.

Thank 100db
Herts, England
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in for a light lunch whilst visiting the Kemper Museum. My soup was really delicious. My husband had the special which was also good. Interesting surroundings to eat in too. Only downside was our unfriendly server - the worst we encountered on our entire trip. Having said that we'd still return - the food was... More 

Thank Mulherin
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We walked in about noon on Sunday without reservations, which was OK, but I would recommend reservations. There are choices for brunch items, sandwiches, entrees, salads, etc., many of them inventive. I had corn Kobe beef hash, with egg and hollandaise sauce. The presentation was so pretty I snapped a picture of it. Excellent, crisp hash; various greens integrated in;... More 

Thank TomM8132
Kansas City, Missouri
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Best place to eat in the city.The dishes are delightful and I've never been disappointed. Outstanding food and service!

Thank Susan3922
Independence, Missouri
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148 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Cafe Sebastienne is a fine dining spot and offers some excellent brunch choices on the weekend. It's also a good place to take someone from out of town because it's special, and the food is excellent. Housed in the Kemper Museum, a small museum, provides a little time to browse after eating, and they have a lovely gift shop.

Thank Maryfrances W
Kansas City, Missouri
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Café Sebastienne is now serving dinner on Thursdays. They have been since the beginning of 2016, but we were a little slow to discover this bit of information...ha! We went last night, July 28, and it was greater than great! Our server was friendly, but not overbearing, and he knew the food and drinks "inside out." My husband had a... More 

Thank cullybuck
Orange, California
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The menu changes weekly. Can't recall the drink I had, it was peachy and fizzy and very refreshing. Very cool dining area right inside the museum.

Thank whataload
Mission Hills, Kansas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

open for lunch most days and dinner during the weekends. Excellent salads and light entrees for lunch. Dinner menu is very good. It is one of the best if not the best museum restaurants for dinner anywhere!

Thank BL007
Kansas City, Missouri
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306 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Has taken a step backward. Very disappointed on this visit. Was seated out in an enclosed patio where one could not hear onself speak. Have never been in such a noisy place. Soup was not good, like water. Doesn't barley soup usually have barley? Friend was not pleased with sandwiches.

Thank Motion22
Saint Louis
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Went for Sunday Brunch and while the environment is unusual (both in scale and in decor), as well as vibrant and engaging -- and the staff is friendly and accommodating, I was less than impressed with my food. I heard that it was difficult to get in so I even stopped in the day before to get a reservation. I... More 

Thank Melaniemily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
American, Cafe, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111-1821
  • Public Transportation: Bus/Metro - 45th & Main
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-561-7740
One of Kansas City's premier restaurants, Cafe Sebastienne combines the worlds of contemporary art & contemporary cuisine in the heart of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Chef Jennifer Maloney utilizes the season's offerings & local organic produce in her creative menus.

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