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Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout

549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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11 - 20 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was my second time at Happy Gillis for lunch. My friend had the Cubano sandwich and was so full she couldn't eat dinner. I had the avocado toast which was yummy!

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hidden gem! I ordered the breakfast sandwich and it was delicious. My husband had their biscuits and gravy with a side of bacon. The biscuits and gravy may be the best I've ever tasted and the bacon was fantastic.

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

After reading earlier reviews my wife and I where drawn to Happy Gillis for there biscuits and gravy. The biscuit, under cooked and the eggs over cooked and the gravy was so so. I ordered the Smoked Salmon was was fantastic. The lunch menu look...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Went there for breakfast with my friends. Food was good and atmosphere was familiar. I would go there again.

Thank Hhhenna
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

While visiting KCMO for business, we found this place through a Google search. We like small businesses that take pride in their work. Happy Gillis is that kind of place! Superb menu, friendly & accommodating staff and a cozy, warm space to enjoy a meal....More

1  Thank Coog31
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a breakfast place close to the City Market & happened upon this little gem in an old sundries store. It had a fun, quirky vibe, with mismatched chairs, tables & plates. We had biscuits & gravy & a breakfast sandwich. The...More

1  Thank mbscherer
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We love coming here for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. I like that they have some classic options like biscuits and gravy, and they also do some twists on a few classic meal options. For instance, you will probably never get a plain potato soup here,...More

Thank Cate W
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Want to fill up on down home goodness? Then this is your stop. Fluffy and flavorful biscuits with a gravy that has a hint of heat. Quaint neighborhood corner diner. I walked here alone from the downtown area without any worries. Relax and Enjoy your...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Once again I need half stars so I could give 3.5 stars. Happy Gillis is a place I want to love but ended up only liking. This is a pocket restaurant with maybe a dozen tables in a residential neighborhood. The staff cares about what...More

Thank GabrielJohnstone
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We split the Pastrami and Portobello mushroom sandwich on Marble Rye with chips. We had plenty of food for us both and it was very good! There are only 7 tables inside and the come available very slowly because of the pace of the food...More

Thank KearneyCat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
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