Although it's been around for some twenty-odd years, I finally got around to checking out Café al Dente in the River Market at Fourth and
THIS is what
The happy hour is FANTASTIC, with $1.60 Bud/Bud Light draws, $2.50 Boulevard Wheat, and $3.00 1664 pints! What a smokin' deal!
Enjoy some Italian Bruschetta (three large pieces--your chose of toppings) for $5, Giant Shrimp Cocktail $5, or have some of the best house wines you'll find anywhere in KC (by the glass, $3.75-$5).
I ordered a large beer that Jackie called "The Headache" (32 oz. for $3.75--which is so big, Jackie can only carry one at a time) and a Calzone. The cool thing about their Calzones is that you can stuff them with your choice of like a billion different ingredients. I think three was the minimum number of items, but you could add more.... I chose some kind of sausage (the name eludes me at the moment so we'll just go with "Italian"), green peppers and red onions. It was the size of my CAR when it came out. HUGE, and it only cost six bucks! When you go, and I know you're looking for the keys right now....get the CALZONE! È fantastico! Also from what I've heard, the pizza is TO DIE FOR. Yep. That's definitely next on my list!
"The River Quay was once home to
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HAPPY HOUR ==> 4-7 p.m., Monday-Friday