If you’re looking for Kansas City Italian restaurants, the city has a lot to offer, from simple mom-and-pop joints that serve plates of juicy steak and red-sauce pasta, to high-end eateries that specialize in regional Italian cuisines. Though it’s far from East Coast Italian enclaves in New York City and New Jersey, Kansas City is the source for some classic Italian-American dishes, such as the succulent skewered kebabs of chicken spiedini invented at Garozzo’s. In fact, some of the best restaurants in Kansas City are Italian, such as the 60-year-old staple Jasper’s Restaurant, or the upscale Northern Italian eatery Lidia’s, owned by Emmy-winning television chef Lidia Bastianich.

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