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tango7000 Mar 13, 2012 01:03 PM

I'm looking for a good breakfast recommendation that opens around 08:00A on weekdays... preferably in KC MO. Chez Elle looks fantastic, but isn't open until 11:00.

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    pollymerase RE: tango7000 Mar 14, 2012 08:56 AM

    If you want a full service, sit down at a nice restaurant type of meal, Room 39 does a very nice breakfast. The biscuits they make, while not traditional flaky buttery biscuits, are my favorite in the city.

    My favorite breakfast spot right now is You Say Tomato. The decor is quirky, lots of different kitchen tables and chairs. You order at the counter and runners bring you your food. Everything I have had on the menu is fantastic, but my favorites are the corned beef and hash or egg casserole. They also have delicious baked goods.

    Similar to You Say Tomato is Happy Gillis in the Columbus Park area. You order at the counter, grab a seat and they bring out your food. I've only had the bacon, egg, lettuce, and roasted tomato sandwich for breakfast, but it was fantastic.

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      melissalane4730 RE: tango7000 Apr 5, 2012 06:45 PM

      I had a WONDERFUL breakfast at Succotash. They only do breakfast and lunch and they do it well. I have tried the Kitchen Sink and the blueberry pancakes. Both wonderful as well as very friendly servers and warm, welcoming ambiance.

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        Bigrayok RE: melissalane4730 Apr 20, 2012 03:22 PM

        I like to go to Cascone's in the River Market when I go to Kansas City. It is nothing out of the ordinary but I like the fact that I can get Italian sausage with my breakfast.

        Bigray in Ok

      2. stellamystar RE: tango7000 May 7, 2012 08:56 PM

        Lots of fans of Eggcetera (South Main/Plaza KCMO). They open very early.
        Classic Cookie on Gregory & Wornall in KCMO has good breakfast.....

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          scottkreamer RE: tango7000 Jun 19, 2012 01:00 PM

          If you are looking for something not so "hippie-fied"...and want the very best breakfast joint "old school" (great omlets, hashbrowns, biscuits, pancakes, etc.), then go directly to Woodweather's on 9th St. in the west bottoms....

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            Mars_Bars RE: tango7000 Jun 21, 2012 10:20 AM

            Gennessee Royale Bistro (same owner as Happy Gillis) in the old west bottoms area: http://www.genesseeroyale.com/

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              stellamystar RE: Mars_Bars Jun 29, 2012 06:48 AM

              We just went to Genessee Royale on Saturday!! So cute and so tasty. We were there about 8:30 Am and it was pretty steady (older crowd + us!). Good stuff - can't wait to go back. We had chicken fried steak - yum yum! Perfect portion - not too big / too small.

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                Melanie Wong RE: stellamystar Oct 3, 2012 01:35 AM

                Mention of chicken fried steak perked up my ears! But it's not listed on the online breakfast menu, is it a special?

                Was also wondering how the fried chicken and biscuit is at Genessee Royale.

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                  stellamystar RE: Melanie Wong Oct 3, 2012 05:25 PM

                  Thanks! It's this thing - CREAMTOP BUTTERMILK BISCUIT ... 10 served with fried chicken. :) I think it was a boneless chicken though. .. hm.. anyway, enjoy.

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                    Melanie Wong RE: stellamystar Oct 3, 2012 09:24 PM

                    Thank you, still good news, as that's the chicken and biscuit dish I had my eye on.

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                      relizabeth RE: Melanie Wong Oct 4, 2012 07:22 AM

                      Their hamburgers are sublime.

            2. uhockey RE: tango7000 Jul 8, 2012 08:44 PM

              You Say Tomato was a good meal at a fair price considering their focus on local, seasonal, and oragnic. The Breakfast Casserole and Cinnamon Roll were quite good while the Breakfast Flatbread was standout of the group with Country Gravy, Ham, and Cheddar on an excellent wood-fired crust.


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