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V's Italiano Ristorante

10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
+1 816-353-1241
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“rum cake” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I at a late lunch here on our annual Christmas father/daughter shopping day. It was a little slow and the food was just OK. dishes were fresh and hot, but sauces were mediocre and presentation nothing to write home about. The server...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We partake of the Sunday brunch on the average of once a month due to the excellent nature of the food & staff. When out-of-town visitors stay for the weekend, V's is the place we treat them to!

Thank CardinalOffspring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at V's Italiano Restaurant in Kansas City last night. The last time we ate here was 35 years ago when we were dating. It was just as special for us today as it was in 1982. Our waitress, Rose...More

Thank scrapbookcookie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love old school places and this place fits the bill. It is largely untouched and you really expect Sinatra to walk in the door at any time. The lovely founder who is her in 80's still works most days and the family continues to...More

Thank born1980
Reviewed 30 October 2017

One of the few spots open on Sunday and glad they were. Great osso buco and pasta dishes. And a romantic atmosphere.

Thank JimParkRidge_IL
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Pasta advertised as homemade, didn't taste that way. I got angel hair with Italian sausage and it was SO watery like they didn't strain it. Price of a glass of wine was the same price you could get the whole bottle for... Rum cake was...More

Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful sauce on truly good pasta. Fresh salad. Try the house Italian. The food is just plain ole good. If you get by on Thursday night you can enjoy some of the most wonderful prime with a side of spaghetti. The white fish is wonderful,...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A old style resturant with old time receipts. Great food and Atmosphere. I have enjoyed the food and the bar. Please take advantage of great food.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have eaten at Vs a number of times over the years and have always found the food OUTSTANDING. The quality of food at this locally owned Italian restaurant puts the chain places to shame. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming, you feel that...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My brother's family and mine visited this restaurant for dinner. We had 10 people combined all sitting together. It was nice that they were able to get us a table, but the order took forever to prepare and the portions were tiny. Usually they over...More

Thank Joseph J
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Questions & Answers
Dennis N
19 January 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
No we do not. Please feel free to come as you are. Thanks!
23 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed answer, but yes, we do have a children's menu for all hours of the day. Thanks!
Brenda M
16 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Yes, we offer a gluten free penne noodle that can be substituted in many of our pasta dishes. We also offer a gluten free pizza crust, as well as all of our steak, seafood, and chicken options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-353-1241
  • E-mail
Long known as Kansas City's premier Italian restaurant, this family owned and operated establishment has been an important part of the city's dining experience Since 1963. For over 45 years, V's formula for pleasing its guests is simply combining uncompromised service in a beautiful, relaxed environment. Offering a wide variety of authentic Italian specialties and pastas, as well as a complete menu featuring mouthwatering steaks and Prime Rib, succulent seafood such as our Blackened Atlantic Salmon, and fresh poultry as in our Chicken Spiedini, all at moderate prices. Be it a romantic dinner for two, elegant dinner party, birthday or anniversary celebration; you'll understand why V's Italiano has become known as "a nice place to fall in love." In addition, V's also features the "Best Sunday Brunch in Town", an award winning menu & wine list as well as beautiful patio dining complete with a relaxing, arbor covered waterfall. V's Italiano is the areas "must see" Italian restaurant.
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