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Cafe Verona

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTO‏
$6.99
Buffalo Mozzarella
With locally grown tomatoes and fresh basil, served with aged balsamic and extra virgin olive oil
$6.99
Bruschetta Trio
With a trio of toppings: marinated tomato & goat cheese/ prosciutto & brie / green olive tapenade
$7.49
Calamari
Lightly breaded and fried, served with lemon aioli and marinara for dipping
$7.29
Sicilian Artichoke Dip
A blend of sausage, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, ancho chilies, cream cheese and parmesan, served with grilled pita chips
$5.99
Mozzarella Sticks
Lightly breaded and fried, served with marinara sauce
$6.99
Verona Toasted Ravioli
Stuffed with cheese and chicken, lightly breaded and fried, served with basil pesto butter
$7.49
Crab Mac & Cheese Palle
Crispy arborio‏ rice stuffed with gruyere, cheddar, provolone, mozzarella and crab, served with whole grain mustard
$7.29
Hummus Trio
White bean hummus, sun-dried tomato pesto and olive tapenade served with pita points
PASTA
Includes small house salad and bread
Half order $7.99
Full $9.99
Spaghetti
With marinara and your choice of: meatballs, bolognese or sausage
Half order $8.99
Full $12.99
Chicken Orecchiette
Spicy, seasoned chicken, red pepper and rosa sauce
Half order $8.99
Full $12.99
Rigatoni Sausage Rosa
Sausage, mushrooms and peas in a peppered vodka rosa sauce
$15.69
Seafood Diavolo Nuovo
Spicy seafood and saffron broth with shrimp, scallops and clams over capellini for the faint of heart, substitute regular marinara
Half order $8.99
Full $12.99
Chicken $+3.99
Sausage $+3.99
Fettuccine Alfredo
Half order $9.99
Full $13.99
Baked Lasagna
Ricotta cheese, ground beef, sausage, parmesan and mozzarella with bolognese
$13.99
Sweet Corn Risotto
Sweet corn, grilled chicken, spinach, red onions, cherry tomato and arborio rice in a garlic cream sauce
$13.99
Four Cheese Stuffed Shells with Chicken
Spinach, mushrooms, with rosa sauce
$9.99
Grilled chicken breast $+4.00
Ribeye $+7.00
Mac & Cheese
Orecchiette pasta, gruyere, cheddar, provolone, and mozzarella cheeses and toasted bread crumbs
THE LIGHTER ITALIAN‏
Bread upon request
$12.99
Tuscan Chicken Breast
Grilled, with mozzarella, Italian salsa with choice of house salad or sauteed mushrooms
$14.99
Salmon Florentine
Grilled atlantic salmon with sauteed spinach, mushrooms and preserved lemon
CONTORNI
$4.99
Meatballs or Sausage
$4.29
Mac & Cheese
$3.99
Sautéed Mushrooms
$3.99
Baked Artichoke Hearts
$3.99
Sautéed Spinach
ZUPPA & INSALATA‏
Entree salads include bread
$3.49
Soup of the Day
$2.99
House Salad
Romaine, carrots, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese with choice of dressing
$3.99
Cranberry & Walnut Spinach Salad
Fresh spinach, dried cranberries, walnuts and goat cheese with balsamic vinaigrette
$11.49
Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled chicken, romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons with caesar dressing
$13.99
Italian Chopped Salad
Mortadella, capicola, salami, proscuitto, parmesan, kalamata olives, red onions, fennel, and mixed greens, chopped and mixed in a white wine vinaigrette
$13.99
Insalata Bistecca
Sliced ribeye, mixed greens, beets, asparagus, red onion, walnuts, tossed in a gorgonzola vinaigrette
$11.99
Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Pistachio
Mixed greens, red onions, pistachios, raspberries, goat cheese, served with a raspberry vinaigrette
$12.99
Herb Grilled Salmon Panzanella Salad
A classic Italian bread salad with tomatoes, marinated red onions, oregano, roasted garlic and balsamic
$12.99
Mediterranean Salad
Romaine with roma tomato, English cucumbers, red and green peppers and feta cheese with oregano vinaigrette
MAIN COURSE
$16.99
Grilled Ribeye
Tender beef ribeye seasoned and grilled, topped with gorgonzola cheese, forest mushrooms and crisp pancetta crumbles, served with whipped roasted garlic potatoes
$16.99
Pesto Gnocchi with Grilled Ribeye
Potato pasta tossed in a pesto cream sauce, topped with grilled ribeye
$14.99
Chicken Marsala
Scallopini sauteed in marsala wine and mushrooms over fettuccine
$13.99
Artichoke Ravioli
With spinach and tomato in a lemon lavender cream sauce
$15.99
Chicken Carciofi
Pan seared chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives and artichokes in olio, with side of pasta rosa
$15.99
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo wild gulf shrimp sautéed in garlic butter with roma tomatoes, tossed with fettuccine and a preserved lemon cream sauce
$14.99
Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken breast, lightly breaded, topped with marinara and mozzarella, oven-baked and served with fettuccine
$11.99
Eggplant Parmigiana
Fried eggplant medallions topped with marinara and feathered mozzarella over fettucine
$14.99
Chicken Piccata
Scallopini sauteed in a lemon white wine cream sauce with capers over fettuccine
SANDWICHES‏
Served with your choice of fries or house salad
$9.59
Fries
House salad
Italian Panini
Sliced salami and prosciutto, provolone, arugula, tomato, onion, pepperoncini with tomato vinaigrette
$7.99
Fries
House salad
Caprese Panini
Sliced beef steak tomatoes with fresh buffalo mozzarella, pesto and Italian dressing.
$8.99
Fries
House salad
Pesto Chicken Panini
Grilled chicken breast, pesto aioli, balsamic glaze, tomato, onion, arugula and provolone cheese
$8.99
Fries
House salad
Meatball Panini
Meatballs, marinara‏ and melted mozzarella served on focaccia
$8.99
Fries
House salad
Sausage Panini
Grilled sausage, red and green peppers, red onion, marinara and melted mozzarella served on foccacia
About
Nestled in historic Independence Square, Café Verona will whisk you from the Midwest to the romance of Italy.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When the weather is nice, you can sit outside and enjoy your wine and meal. Tad toward the pricer side.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kcbarbie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice local restaurant in downtown Independence. Fresh taste of Italy in the Midwest. Fresh made from scratch. Nice location and good service.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Truckpro49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great service here! Alex was a very gracious, friendly server. The food was authentically Italian, and seasoned well. I had the chicken with artichokes, Kalamata olives, capers, etc. It was delicious! My daughter had the baked Mac and cheese. Don’t underestimate that dish,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LiSammy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chef obviously cares about the quality and presentation of each entree! I ordered Chicken Marsala. The scallopini chicken was tender, cappellini pasta was cooked al dente and the Marsala wine cream sauce was perfect. My friend ordered Braised Short Rib & Ricotta Ravioli. Homemade...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank searcyangela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during KC Restaurant Week, and ate from that specials menu with the addition of spliting a spinach-strawberry-walnut salad. Starters were Seafood Artichoke Dip with pita and Short Rib Raviolis. Mains were Asiago Chicken & Spinach Cannelloni and Balsamic Crusted Strip. Desserts were Tiramisu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 49viaggio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say first that the food was excellent at this restaurant. We ordered the prosciutto wrapped shrimp as an appetizer and ate every bite and were left wanting more. For the main course we ordered the balsamic chicken. It has such a good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dewclaws
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Food was good but service was lacking. Salads and appetizer were served at almost the same time and the main course came before we had finished either one. The server had to be asked to clear plates, refill water glasses, never offered the fresh ground...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PMDEN
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Had it not been for our waiter not engaging with us for 5 minutes after we were seated, and making us wait another 10+ minutes for our check after we finished our meals, I would've rated this first visit to Cafe Verona a 5-Circles experience....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JMCSTL
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Walked into this restaurant without reading any reviews and left very happy. The quality of food, menu choices, presentation of the food, and service were all outstanding. The prices were so reasonable for what one received....a great value and a delightful, memorable meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrsplanner227
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Very good Italian restaurant with good size but not enormous portions and lots of choices. Seems to be known for various types of pasta and seafood.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sally P
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Tereasa C
5 August 2018|
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Response from vickiekimmel57 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to hear this. We have always been served a nice sized portion. I, too, would have mentioned this to the server.
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848tomm848
2 April 2017|
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Response from A Girl From G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an upstairs level that should fit your needs. I highly recommend calling the restaurant to confirm.
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owassotraveler
12 August 2015|
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Response from A Girl From G | Reviewed this property |
There are good gluten free options, but not an entire menu is devoted to gluten free dishes.
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