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V's Italiano Ristorante

10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
+1 816-353-1241
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“rum cake” (18 reviews)
“lasagna” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
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Reviewed yesterday

A hidden gem we found quite be accident. As is our custom when travel is to eat any place that is not chain. Left hotel and hit out on an adventure to find a restaurant, We turned off I-70 and Blue Spring PKW and saw...More

Thank DrywallRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for food and atmosphere. Very good food and surprisingly although it is a pasta place, they have very good steaks. Very generous servings and of course you always end your meal with complimentary rum cake!

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

V's is our favorite Italian Resturant in the area. It is a family run place. The Sunday brunch has won many awards. The lasagna is great along with many other dishes. Mary is behind the bar and knows how to make a great martini. Try...More

Thank artlover1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service. Salad always fresh. House dressing excellent. Ordered toasted ravioli for appetizer which is a favorite. Spaghetti and meatballs for my son and seafood D'angelo with Angel hair pasta with pesto sauce olives spinach shrimp and crab. So good!!!

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite is the lunch buffet. It has a good choice of dishes to choose from. It also includes a salad and there famous Rum Cake desert. The price is very reasonable for what you get.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a group here for lunch and all were very happy. We ordered off menu vs the buffet. Very reasonably priced and good food. I had the chicken parm and a definite good place to go back.next time I am in the area.

Thank slitel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cudos! Everything was perfect and could not have had a better experience. The staff was awesome, and the food is consistently excellent. Thank you!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok. Nothing really that special. It's more of a tradition for people proposing and wedding anniversaries of those suckers that proposed here. The atmosphere is romantic. Service meh. Food meh. Honestly better food at Olive Garden.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely THE Best lasagna I've EVER had! The meat sauce makes you want to humm and when I taste all those cheeses together I throw my fork down on the table to reflect what I just tasted before continuing. My husband always gets The chicken...More

Thank crystalcH5470HK
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Being long time residents of Kansas City metro area, we have been to V's Italian Ristorante before. But, it has been awhile since we have been there. Decided to take my wife there on eve of Mothers Day. Place was busy with dining patrons and...More

Thank Robert B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dennis N
do you have a dress code?
18 January 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
No we do not. Please feel free to come as you are. Thanks!
Do you have a children's menu for Saturday night?
22 June 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed answer, but yes, we do have a children's menu for all hours of the day. Thanks!
Brenda M
Do you offer a gluten free pasta?
16 June 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Yes, we offer a gluten free penne noodle that can be substituted in many of our pasta dishes. We also offer a gluten free pizza crust, as well as all of our steak, seafood, and chicken options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10819 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-353-1241
  • E-mail
Long known as Kansas City's premier Italian restaurant, this family owned and operated establishment has been an important part of the city's dining experience Since 1963. For over 45 years, V's formula for pleasing its guests is simply combining uncompromised service in a beautiful, relaxed environment. Offering a wide variety of authentic Italian specialties and pastas, as well as a complete menu featuring mouthwatering steaks and Prime Rib, succulent seafood such as our Blackened Atlantic Salmon, and fresh poultry as in our Chicken Spiedini, all at moderate prices. Be it a romantic dinner for two, elegant dinner party, birthday or anniversary celebration; you'll understand why V's Italiano has become known as "a nice place to fall in love." In addition, V's also features the "Best Sunday Brunch in Town", an award winning menu & wine list as well as beautiful patio dining complete with a relaxing, arbor covered waterfall. V's Italiano is the areas "must see" Italian restaurant.
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