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The 15 Best Pasta Restaurants In Kansas City

Updated: June 20, 2022

Pining for penne piled with ragu or smothered in arrabbiata sauce? These are our top Kansas City picks for great pasta. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best pasta for this list. So break out the parmesan and head to these Kansas City eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

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Ragazza Food & Wine

Italian, $$, SouthmorelandItalian, $$Kansas City, Southmoreland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Farina

Italian, Kansas CityItalianKansas City
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Cascone's Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, Kansas CityItalian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Garozzo's Ristorante

Italian, $$, Kansas CityItalian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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SPIN! Pizza

Pizza, $$, Kansas CityPizza, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Osteria Il Centro

Italian, $$, South PlazaItalian, $$Kansas City, South Plaza
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Peacock

Italian, Old WestportItalianKansas City, Old Westport
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Trezo Mare Restaurant and Lounge

Italian, $$, Kansas CityItalian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Lazia

Italian, Kansas CityItalianKansas City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Bravo! Italian Kitchen

Italian, $$, Kansas CityItalian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge

Italian, $$, Central Business District - DowntownItalian, $$Kansas City, Central Business District - Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dominic's Casual Italian Express

Italian, $, Kansas CityItalian, $Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Carmen's Cafe

Italian, $$, MorningsideItalian, $$Kansas City, Morningside
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Tavernonna

Italian, $$$, Central Business District - DowntownItalian, $$$Kansas City, Central Business District - Downtown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
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Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, Country Club PlazaItalian, $$Kansas City, Country Club Plaza
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We pored over ratings for 5301 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Kansas City and 257 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Trip 101, Hoodline and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Trip 101 - The 15 Best Fancy Restaurants In Kansas City, Missouri - Updated 2022, Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Prairie Point-Wildberry neighborhood and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Kansas City Area as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Nicky's Pizza, Ragazza Food & Wine, and SPIN! Pizza are the highest-rated pasta spots for take-out in Kansas City.

SPIN! Pizza and Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge are the highest-rated vegan pasta places in Kansas City.

Nicky's Pizza, Ragazza Food & Wine, and SPIN! Pizza are the highest-rated late-night spots for pasta in Kansas City.

Nicky's Pizza, SPIN! Pizza, and Trezo Mare Restaurant and Lounge are the highest-rated pasta spots that are good for groups in Kansas City.

Nicky's Pizza, Ragazza Food & Wine, and SPIN! Pizza are the highest-rated pasta spots for lunch in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Take macaroni,cheese and leeks to the next level

    When ordering macaroni,cheese and leeks, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Strongbow, a popular cider.

  • Burgundy and lobster mac and cheese


    Food with creamy flavors, like lobster mac and cheese, should be paired with a white wine like Burgundy if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

  • A great drink pairing for mac and cheese

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for mac and cheese can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, acidic, white wine balances the starchy mac and cheese.

Interesting facts about Pasta

  • A historical dish

    pasta has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • A delicious pairing

    Did you know that Spanish granache pairs perfectly with mac and cheese? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The largest pasta

    On October 24, 2015, Poland’s Pasta fans celebrated a new world record by the pasta, weighing 17,417 pounds.

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