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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“rum cake” (18 reviews)
“lasagna” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
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Reviews (239)
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11 - 20 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food was average, and the sauce tasted like it was from a can. The waitress was fantastic and really to her time with our Aunt.

Thank Paul D W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food is great, a bit pricey. We like to on Sundays for the champagne brunch. Make sure to try the rum cake

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We've been going V's for years and have always enjoyed meals there. It is a unique place and we are always treated well. I love their pasta sauce. It runs toward the sweet side, but I like it that way. I usually get a small...More

Thank Tony O'Bryan A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service is top notch. During the week they have a lunch buffet with a wonderful variety of Italian favorites and several salads. Dessert is always complimentary. Love V's

Thank Walter B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

For over 50 years V’s Italian Ristorante has been a favorite place for our family and friends to go in Kansas City. Birthday’s, anniversaries and any special occasion are made even more special when we celebrate there. V’s is located on old 40 Hwy in...More

1  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have been going to V's for many years. Just moved back to Kansas City area after 29 years away. This led us to go back to V's. It was just as remembered. Run by the same family. They start with an outstanding sauce. Their...More

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 25 February 2017

V's is a wonderful restaurant for a great, traditional, Italian lunch or dinner. Just as it's been a long standing tradition in KC, it is also just as much of a tradition for us as well. We keep coming back because the salads are fresh,...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to V's one evening with some friends. V's has been around for years and is well noted for their food. The food and the service was to the caliber of what I was expecting. I can easily recommend V's restaurant...More

Thank Chef-TK-KC
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a old school place that's not to expensive to enjoy frequently. The salad is good always fresh. The pasta is truly wonderful as well. Great meatballs great whitefish. Very friendly and professional staff. This is a hidden gem for sure. Great meal great...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Really great food and service! Nice for an evening out with your spouse, or great for families! One of our favorites for Italian food!

Thank Nancy K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dennis N
do you have a dress code?
18 January 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
No we do not. Please feel free to come as you are. Thanks!
Do you have a children's menu for Saturday night?
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
Do you offer a gluten free pasta?
16 June 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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
US$ 10 - US$ 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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