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) #34 of 1,154 Restaurants in Kansas City $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
+1 816-472-5454
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“grinder” (113 reviews)
“pizza” (153 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been before but heard it was good so wanted to check it out during a first friday in kc (aka downtown is packed). The place is a first come first serve on seating so you have to scavenge for a table which isn't ideal....More

Thank Garrett F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top-notched joint on these points- Food (Everything!) Waitstaff (interesting, cool, friendly) Atmosphere Clientele Service (fast and orders filled perfectly) Very busy on First Friday Art Event & was super fun Bonus points: Bathroom decor (pink commode & chandelier) Friendly gentleman on staff opening main entrance...More

Thank HoboWannaBe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm an adventurous eater, I love to find something new and delicious. I wholeheartedly recommend the Bengal tiger. It's and Indian style pizza, it is delicious and complex! Will most definitely return.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend, our dog and I sat on the patio in the back and had a great lunch! Christina was our super helpful and super cool server. The half shrooms, crab rangoon and wings were super delish! We will definitely be back!!!

Thank travelfromthe405
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Pizza was great the half that was actually made correctly.I placed a order to go I askd for mild wings and got hot,the person that gave me my order did not show it to me...They weren't very friendly either and I left a nice...More

Thank Vivian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried Grinders for pizza while in KC and was very happy with the pizza. Really kind of a funky and eclectic place with really good beer list. Would say is oriented toward younger crowd so make sure you will be ok with some loud hip-hop...More

Thank Superoger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We needed to find a place to eat near our hotel. I checked places near by here on tripadvisor. I found Grinders. I had an excellent sandwich called a Cali BLT with homemade chips. It was really good. the service was friendly. It was a...More

Thank Kimberlylq1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw this place on DDD and had to try when in the area. My veggie Philly was OK, but what the rest of my family ordered were all really good or story-making. My daughter ordered the Baja burger and said it was the best burger...More

1  Thank Jason_W_in_Indiana
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this place with a friend who loves it. It turned out to be living up to the expectations! I ordered one slice of pizza with crab meat. It was huge and tasted delicious! I really enjoyed it. My friend added the "bomb"...More

Thank azaivy
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Every time the wife and I go to Grinders the menu, atmosphere and staff never let us down! The beverages are to many to mention and the menu...totally satisfying! You won't leave hungry! Give them a try...you'll look be them!!!

Thank Robert B
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2 September 2015|
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Response from I7296VEdavidp | Reviewed this property |
Specials are available every day. I'd suggest calling ahead if you have concerns. No matter - the food is always great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-472-5454
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