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Cafe Trio Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, International,
4558 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1816
+1 816-756-3227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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4558 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1816
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Trio is one of our favorite restaurants! We had a variety of appetizers and entrees. Of note, the corn poblano soup was outstanding. While other appetizers were good, the soup was the best. As to entrees, we had a sirloin steak, Famous Mac n...More

Thank Bankerwon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been near this place for several years and I decided to try it. If the weather is nice the back patio is a nice place to sit enjoy and eat. The bartender makes a generic old-fashioned but it is not on the drink...More

Thank John-n-Roz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Among the better happy hours we've experienced. Prices are very affordable and the drinks are certainly full sized and inexpensive as well. We tried half dozen of apps between the three of us and photo'd several but all were well presented and delish. We loved...More

Thank M R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined there twice and the food and service was outstanding. The MAC n Cheese is truly amazing. Also tried various appetizers were yummy.

Thank Elena A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Patio is inviting and beautiful view of the plaza. We've been there 3 times and still cannot figure out why it takes so long for a drink order to be served. Food is very good.

Thank Barb l
Reviewed 12 August 2017

First visit to Café Trio, so maybe I need to make another visit before reviewing, but I was not impressed on this first visit. We did get to eat outside which was nice and the servers were pleasant and efficient, but the food for our...More

Thank Nancy0657
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had not been to Cafe Trio for dinner in months. Last night we were treated to outstanding service by Richard, a couple of visits from one of the owners, and excellent food. The ceviche appetizer was the right temperature loaded with small shrimp and...More

Thank Baldy47
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Enjoyed dinner with friends! The appetizers were delicious with nothing wasted. Even some appetizers can be a meal--I had steak kabobs. I received 3 kabobs filled with steak, and one with veggies, over a plate of french fries. It was perfect for my appetite!

Thank jambagroov
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is the best place to watch the sunset and here some live piano music at the same time. I love the decor of Cafe Trio - Thank you to all the staff who are always very awesome and attentive.

Thank mdmsings
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went to CT for my 50th birthday. Requested outside seating and got it, which was much appreciated. The view from the deck is essentially a parking lot. The parking lot was very convenient and free. The service was very good, quick, not annoying, personable. The...More

Thank JAPuraVida
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Sofia M
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Response from girlonthefly | Reviewed this property |
I've never ordered the lasagna, but the portions are usually generous.
15 April 2015|
Response from BoydD | Reviewed this property |
There are several gluten-free options on the Cafe Trio menu, which are noted with colorful icons. Ask your server for further explanation of what those icons designate, which I did recently because they're not explained on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4558 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1816
    (E. 45th Street)
  • Public Transportation: On the actual Main Street route, including the Max. Only a few feet from two stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-756-3227
  • E-mail
Comfortable, calming and chic, Café Trio draws a diverse clientele of urban dwellers, on-the-town suburbanites and tourists who strike up lively conversations over classically inspired craft cocktails and beautifully imagined seasonal, from-scratch dishes. Perched on the incline at 45th and Main Street, the restaurant’s all-seasons patio view of the J.C. Nichols Fountain and Country Club Plaza add to the vibe. Executive Chef Adam Yoder and his culinary team hand-cut the steaks and chops and use a cornucopia of local and regional produce and artisan foods for their well-curated menu. Don’t-miss items include Café Trio’s handcrafted cracker-crust pizzas, roasted chicken, confit garlic mashed potatoes and the warm chocolate truffle cake. Imbibe your pleasures at the weekly happy hour with signature martinis such as the Marilyn Monroe or Paris Hilton — paired with the Price Edward Island mussels or crispy lump crab cakes, you just might have fantasies of taking up residence in one of Café Trio’s comfy booths. And if you’re planning a party, Trio’s two private event spaces are just the ticket for a sexy soiree.
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