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Chai Shai

651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065
+1 816-260-5203
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family arrived at restaurant after having committed the felony of not making reservations. 4 children (11-12) were looked upon with disdain, and for seating purposes were separated from the adults of which there were 3. "Owner" couldn't take the unbearable sin of children slowly...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a friends birthday- we had a delightful evening here. Beef samosas were delicious, our waiter even let us order 3 instead of the usual 2 listed on the menu. I had the daily special-eggplant dish- very tasty! Friends had Pakora Curry and Lamb Daal....More

Thank M B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great little Pakistan/Indian eatery. Awesome authentic foods and drinks. Great service and a nice outdoor patio on the east side of the building so no heat from the sun. Have eaten here more than once and never a bad meal or service.

Thank William R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We go here quite often for lunch, dinner or carry out. Food is always great and fresh. Love the spicy grilled mangos and marsala sandwich. My daughter is vegetarian and so am I sometimes. This works for us. Staff is very friendly and casual.

Thank beyondcompare
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It was a gorgeous night, we ate outside and enjoyed our dinner very much. Our server took great care of us. Do note that they don’t serve alcohol. I don’t know if you can BYOB. I had the Tilapia special, with spicy, ripe mango slices...More

Thank artnik
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I am a regular customer at Chai Shai. Food is cooked to order; it will take time but it is worthy! It is delicious and so different. They have the best samosas I have ever eaten, love the green sauce that comes with the samosas.

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is an indo-pakistani restaurant. Their food is really awesome. I think they make everything from scratch and it tastes really good. You should definitely try the Rooafza drink. Their appetizers is good. For veg try pakora or samosas with green chutney. Also try their...More

Thank Rajkumar T
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Intimate setting. Great food! I tried the veggie appetizer platter (enough food for 2 ). Very very tasty , well seasoned. Samosa was good , however not as good as what I normally get from the farmers market . I will be back though to...More

Thank BBglam
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Our took us to this restaurant on a cold, rainy night a few days ago. My wife and I have eaten at many ethnic restaurants. This one stands out on many levels. In order of appearance. The place is tastefully decorated although the metal chairs...More

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is just 100% delicious every time. The pink chai is delicate and perfect by itself or before a spicy meal (green tea, decaf); the masala chai is flavorful and rich (black tea for a little punch). Even the iced chai tea is delightful:...More

Thank Kim S
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065 (Formerly Shai Chai)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-260-5203
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