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Cafe Verona

206 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3710
+1 816-833-0044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (24 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
“lasagna” (14 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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206 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3710
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great and portions are plentiful. The tomato sauce is a bit on the sweet side for me but compliments the pastas gracefully. I like the pick-a-pasta option, but primo options are very pricey for Italian cuisine. The building is historical but lacks...More

Thank Geri F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants on the Independence Square for lunch. The service is usually fast, and the food is good.

Thank VMCS
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is appealing! Cozy, wonderful Italian food and well appointed. The front courtyard offers a spring to fall casual dining experience!

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing. High quality and very fresh. The fruit with dessert was surprisingly good and sweet for this time of year. The service was fast. Great parking. Will definitely return!

Thank CRH2000
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We visit this place at least once a year and always enjoy our meal. It's a nice, but informal place just off the Independence Square. This time, she had the Veal Florentine and I had the Baked Rustico Bowtie with chicken and shrimp, and we...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten at Cafe Verona several times. It's dependable for good food with good service. In the Excelsior Springs historical district, the restaurant has charm and style in architecture and furnishings. The menu has a variety of choices that we always...More

Thank Darlene B
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We all had great dishes wine and dessert. Nice place glad they take reservations. Shrimp risotto was good and bowtie rustico.

Thank shelby m
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants on the Independence Square, most meals are great, but my personal favorite is the gnocchi! Great atmosphere and a terrific staff. Martinis are good, too!

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This place was my every friday night go to with the girlfriends and we still do go there sometimes because the food is great but we all miss the old menu A LOT. still great food though

Thank wheresthewhiskey
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here with friends on a Saturday night. I love quaint places with a local feel. I would much rather give my money to a small business than a big chain restaurant. I had high hopes for this place but I was disappointed. My...More

Thank ReesaL
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Questions & Answers
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.
Tom M
2 April 2017|
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.
12 August 2015|
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3710
    (Osage St)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-833-0044
  • E-mail
Nestled in historic Independence Square, Café Verona will whisk you from the Midwest to the romance of Italy.
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