Food Critics: Best Noodles In Kansas City

Mar 21, 2014

Our food critics tapped Asian noodle dishes at Lulus Thai Noodle Shop, Vietnam Cafe, Thai Place and other spots in Kansas City.
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There is one ingredient that you'll find in almost every culture and has been around for almost 4,000 years: noodles.

On Friday's edition of Central Standard, food critics Charles Ferruzza, Gloria Gail, Chris Becicka and Emily Farris dished on the best spots in and around Kansas City for noodles of all shapes and sizes. 

The Critics' Picks: Noodles

  • Trofie pasta at Voltaire, 1617 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo. 64102 
  • Chow Fun at Bo Ling’s, multiple locations
  • Spatzle at Grunauer, 101 W. 22nd St., Kansas City, Mo. 64108
  • Pad Thai at Thai Place, 4130 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64111
  • Pho at Vietnam Cafe, 522 Campbell St., Kansas City, Mo. 64106 
  • Lulu’s Noodle Shop2030 Central St, Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Cafe Ragazza301 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Pad See Ew at Hot Basil7528 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • Chicken noodle soup at Blue Koi1803 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Fresh pasta at Cupini’s1809 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Pho and Korean at Cafe Vie10330 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
  • Sobahn, 7800 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Overland Park, KS 66202
  • ChoSun12611 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66213
  • Pasta Trio at Lidia’s101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Ghangis Kahn Mongolian Grill, 3906 Bell St, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Anthony’s Restaurant and Lounge​701 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO
  • Blue Yuu, 9700 E 63rd St, Raytown, MO 64133
  • Ramen noodle bar at PF Chang's, 102 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO 64112
  • ​Ramen and Udon noodles at Sama Zama425 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Iron Horse, 918 Old 56 Hwy, Olathe, KS 66061
  • ABC Cafe, 10001 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212

Do you have a favorite spot for noodles not listed above? Please add yours in the comment section below.

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