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Michael Smith

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1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1918 (19th)
+1 816-842-2202
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken my wife for our anniversary and would definitely recommend. We choose a 7 course dinner and where very pleased with each course. The wine pairings where perfect. This is fine dining so expect to pay for the quality.

Thank ajones2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband and I have been here about 3-4 times and each time was excellent. Michael Smith won the James Beard award in 1999 and has an extensive menu that varies with the season. My husband always gets the pork roast and I alternate between that and the scallops (both able to be made gluten free). We also discovered our... More 

Thank Julie L
Kansas City
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I am not sure what has happened to this place over the last three or four years. We first ate at Michael Smith about eight years ago and we loved it. We were last here about four or five years ago and it was still very good. On a whim last Saturday we decided to celebrate Valentine's Day early. I... More 

Thank dmkansas
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends for a Xmas party. The restaurant is very nice and relaxed. The staff very knowledgable and provided great service. The food was excellent. All dishes delicious. Special mention of the scallops and octopus. Our group all come from London and this was on a par with great restaurants we eat in there. What was... More 

Thank MrsBWooster
Lawrence, KS
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My wife and I visited this restaurant recently with a group of friends. The menu is fairly limited and the prices are relatively high. That said, the food itself was uniformly outstanding, as was the service. Would definitely return here again, and would highly recommend this restaurant, for special occasions.

Thank plainsrunner
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Last night was not your ordinary wine dinner. It was also Michael's birthday - happy birthday Michael! As is typical of the Wine Dinners, the five course menu and wine pairings were outstanding. It is impossible to explain each course other than to say they were second to none, and I mean on an International scale. Michael and his team... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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277 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here with friends who love this restaurant. Cool ambiance with polite staff. Halibut was a big hit . Perfectly cooked. Star of the night was the 8 hour cooked pork. So moist and great flavor. Trio of sorbet to finish this wonderful meal. Meeting Micheal Smith was a treat too. Such a humble gentleman.

Thank jams4golf
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was amazing. Food and service were perfection personified. Nancy and Michael Smith are Rock stars !! Ox tail with house made pappardelle is incredible Never over cooked always perfect See Berto for great Angels Envy cocktails He is the best!! Try the rye ... Hints of butterscotch Great as an after dinner drink Experience could not have been better.

Thank Giovanna S
Shawnee, Kansas
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Michael Smith, his wife Nancy and the entire staff really know what it takes to be a 5 Star restaurant. The wine list is impeccable and the menu always seems to impress all. Every time we eat here it's a wonderful experience. LOVE!

Thank Robin R
Independence, Missouri
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to celebrate our raises. We are a young couple that has never been to a restaurant like this. The atmosphere was excellent a d our service was second to none. We did the four course chefs choice. With them bringing separate dishes for each of us, we were able to try 8 dishes. The food... More 

Thank d_carman_03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1918
  • Public Transportation: Just outside on Main.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-842-2202

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