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Gator's Eight

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6712 NW Tower Dr, Platte Woods, MO, Kansas City, MO 64151
+1 816-746-8888
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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have been going to Gators VIII for the past 15 years, off and on. The food is not fancy, straight up bar food...burgers, chicken sandwiches, etc. The place advertises as a bar and it is. The food is just an added attraction. The mere fact that the food is good is a bonus. However it is one of the... More 

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Emporia, Kansas
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We had a bikers rally at Gators Eight in Platte Woods, they were amazing!! Imagine your normal crowd on a beautiful Sunday afternoon then add about 100 bikers after fininshing a charity ride for a friend and they served us great food, great drinks and cold beer and we never waited at all. Food was excellent and service was off... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

With the norm in the world having moved to non-smoking restaurants it's a surprise to encounter a smoking establishment but Gators is smoking permitted and you know it when you open the outside door. Choice is to turn about nd go to nearby LCs or go on it and yes after the first few mintues you acclimate to a degree.... More 

Thank KaseyMoMo
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

Stopped in to grab lunch before hitting the road for work. Ordered the fried chicken sandwich tipped with bacon and cheese and steak fries. The sandwich is massively huge. You definitely get your money's worth. Another plus, they cater to smokers!

1 Thank Neal_Hartman
Lake Waukomis, Missouri, United States
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

It's easy to miss if you're unfamiliar with the tiny burg of Platte Woods, entirely surrounded by KC, but being the tiny town's only drinking establishment, Gators owners must have some "pull", as Platte Woods is one of the few towns that still permits smoking within. And smoke they do! My, my!! After joining friends there, we hurried home to... More 

2 Thank Candi N
Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

Most times you come here you get raw and/or soggy. It's mostly good for bars and arcade gaming. Only come here for a quick sit eat or for the games. P.S some days they're good, like when they have specials.

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    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 6712 NW Tower Dr, Platte Woods, MO, Kansas City, MO 64151
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-746-8888

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?