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Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout

549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
+1 816-471-3663
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here last weekend. The biscuits and gravy were quite good, the sausage very flavorful, the biscuits light and flaky, and the gravy was uniquely flavored. The bacon was absolutely delicious. (Not from a grocery store). This is not cheap eats. There were...More

Thank KClady1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having heard lots of good things about this place I went for breakfast first time today. It is in a building that was a corner store, and seats about three dozen people. One orders at the counter prior to being seated. My breakfast arrived quickly....More

Thank Baldy47
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Ate lunch at the restaurant today, 07/31/18. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. I ordered the egg sandwich. It was ok but nothing special. Basically it was bacon and scrambled eggs on dry toast. My friend ordered the corn beef sandwich. The...More

Thank rtdkc
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I have now visited this spot twice. The first time I was in it wasn't that busy and i thought it was great, but often times you find out what a place is really about when they are "slammed". On my second visit the place,...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

On a recent overnight trip to Kansas City I was in search of a great breakfast... this place was perfect. Clean & fresh vibe. Easy to locate. Delicious food. Friendly service. Good prices.

Thank Marion D
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Happy Gillis is one of the best places for brunch in KC! Each of our party of four ordered something different, and each dish was a knockout. The biscuits and gravy is to die for. Cool old neighborhood, laid back atmosphere. We live 45 minutes...More

Thank annelb816
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I read that this little place was on Diners Drive ins and Dives. Was staying nearby, so we tried it for breakfast. It's a nice little cafe with nice people. Good food. Maybe I'm just not trendy enough. But i liked it ok.

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I had the farmer's salad and soup. My husband had the soup and a corned beef sandwich. Both very good. Service was very quick. As its name says, it seems to be a neighbor meeting place for breakfast and lunch. A very friendly and happy...More

Thank caringwoman
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Longtime KC resident - not too long ago moved back home to NE, and I sure miss places like Happy Gillis. Quaint, cozy, inviting and so yummy. And staff was very friendly as well. I was in town for opening day and my aunt took...More

Thank callmegypsy
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Three friends had three different meals at one setting. Enjoyed local farm sourcing. Great selection of brews at hand. Charming decorations

Thank marymorr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Gillis St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1261
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-471-3663
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