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₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
+1 816-472-5454
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (170 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is always great. The pizza has some of the freshest ingredients and you can taste a difference in the quality. This is a place that stays busy when things are happening, so plan to have a beer or two and don't be pressed for...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to grinders on my wedding day for a quick drink and break prior to the reception, around 5pm, with my husband and small wedding party, 6 people total. Wanted someplace fun and local and had heard good things. When we sat down the...More

Thank Erin_kc12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Kansas City for a concert at grinders outdoor venue. What a surprise!! The pizza was excellent.... The beer was cold.... The staff was awesome... And the environment was amazing. Really glad we found this place. I will definitely be back when in...More

Thank jma12thman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice options for pizza by the slice. Tasty thin crust, but would have liked more sauce. Good beer selection. Server was friendly, but got our order wrong. They did make up for it by giving us the extra slice. Service was pretty slow for a...More

Thank Suke63
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Real good place to go for pizza by the slice, sandwiches, wings and unusual apps. Cool place with a bar on one side and a nicer sit down on the other side. The waitresses all shared our table so they were constantly coming by to...More

Thank Banny9949
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Food was good. But the service was lacking. Our waitress was a little out of it. We didn’t drink refills. And staff was not knowledgeable about gluten in the food.

Thank mrdjf
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Good vibes, good mushrooms, pizza was good, brisket was good. Lots to see while you wait. Staff was all helpful and super friendly!

Thank Toastwitheggs
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I keep coming back time and time again. Every time the food and service exceeds my expectations. Never have had a bad meal here. And I love the edgy vibe. The cheesesteak ought to come with a disclaimer and a cigarette for the afterglow.

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had the California BLT for lunch today- it has avocado, chipotle aioli, and Grinders famous candy bacon. It was delicious- we ate outside under the umbrellas the waitress was attentive the food arrived fast and it was absolutely delicious. My hubby had the "HO"made...More

Thank karalynn2017
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Met up with a few friends. The staff was very friendly and the outdoor patio was nice and relaxing. The food is amazing the bloody Mary’s are a nice touch!

Thank RobertT4926
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2 September 2015|
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Response from I7296VEdavidp | Reviewed this property |
Specials are available every day. I'd suggest calling ahead if you have concerns. No matter - the food is always great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-472-5454
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