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Chaz on the Plaza

325 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City,  MO 64112

Phone: (816) 802-2152

Chaz on the Plaza

The culinary team is led by Charles d'Ablaing, executive chef. Chef d'Ablaing's cooking style is defined by a reverent approach to quality ingredients and an unrelenting devotion to proper seasoning and cooking technique. Awards: Forbes Travel Guide 2013 Recommended, Wine Spectator 2012 Award of Excellence, TripAdvisor Top 10 in City

www.raphaelkc.com/chazontheplaza/kansas-city-missouri-restaurant.aspx Reservations & Info: 816.802.2152 Located at The Raphael Hotel serves breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week

Chaz on the Plaza, The Raphael’s signature restaurant and lounge, is a destination restaurant unlike any other. Chaz embodies the unique culture, history and spirit of Kansas City. The atmosphere is warm and clublike, but with an energetic vibe. Menus celebrate heartland taste and bounty, reflecting a playful fusion of styles and ethnic cuisines that include beef, seafood, lamb, pork and poultry dishes. Food is complemented by a New and Old World wines from a wine list that received a 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award. Chaz’s emphasis on music justly respects KC’s rich jazz heritage, but goes beyond to showcase other genres that are giving rise to a vibrant artistic community. The restaurant serves breakfast weekdays, 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.; Saturday Jazz Brunch 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (live jazz from 10 -2); Sunday Jazz Brunch 7:00 am - 2:00 pm; lunch Monday - Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., closed Sunday; and dinner Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Chaz Lounge offers a classic atmosphere for drinks and small plate specialties. Half-price Happy Hour appetizer specials are popular Monday - Thursday 4 - 6 p.m. Local artists perform their original music and favorite covers nightly.

To create a uniquely Kansas City dining and entertainment experience for visitors and local patrons.

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Business Info

Price Range: (30-50)
Founded: 1976 as The Raphael Restaurant, reborn as Chaz 2009
General Manager: Bill Carter
Parking: Parking Lot, Valet
Payment Options: Visa, Amex, Mastercard, Discover
Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Coffee, Drinks
Restaurant Services: Takes Reservations, Walk-ins, Group-Friendly, Has Waiters

Categories: Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant, Burger Restaurant, Fine Dining Restaurant, New American Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant


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  • A La Mode Trio
    06:00 PM - 03/30/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    A la Mode features guitarist/composer Clayton DeLong with vocalist/percussionist Jesica Poell. Born in California and raised in Kansas City, Clayton began playing...

  • British Invasion
    07:00 PM - 03/31/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    British Invasion reproduces the sounds of the Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Gerry & the Pacemakers, the Rolling Stones and many of the other British bands that flooded...

  • Cynthia van Roden Trio
    10:00 AM - 04/01/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    "“The vocal stylings of Cynthia van Roden will transport you back to the Coconut Grove of the 1940’s. In lilting elegance, she transforms each tune into her...

  • Bryan Hicks Duo
    10:00 AM - 04/02/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Headliner Bryan Hicks is a Kansas City jazz musician who has shared his bass and local talents playing all over the world. In addition he is a recording artist who...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    05:00 PM - 04/02/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • Will Matthews Duo
    06:00 PM - 04/03/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Two time Grammy Winning Guitarist Will Matthews is a native of Kansas City and has been touring with the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra since 1996.The Guitarist...

  • Danny Embrey Duo
    06:00 PM - 04/04/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    This duo specializes in brasiian jazz. Danny is joined by the great electric bassist Greg Whitfield. They are both members of the Sons of Brasil, who have performed...

  • Roger Wilder Duo
    06:00 PM - 04/05/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Kathleen is a gifted musician who plays multiple instruments well, but none more impressively than the one with which she was born – her voice. She holds an M.A....

  • Lonnie McFadden Trio
    06:00 PM - 04/06/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • Bob Bowman Trio
    07:00 PM - 04/07/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Musician and composer Bob Bowman has spent more than forty years playing his bass all over the world. The multi-Grammy Award nominee is one of KC’s living legends...

  • Hot Strings Trio
    10:00 AM - 04/08/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Experience a unique acoustic ensemble specializing in French Gypsy Jazz. Violinist Marvin Gruenbaum is a 35-year veteran of the KC Jazz scene and a viola player...

  • Hot Club of KC
    07:00 PM - 04/08/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • Eboni Fondren Duo
    10:00 AM - 04/09/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Headlining songstress Eboni Fondren’s smooth, sultry voice rises up from a place of deep emotion and crescendos into pure joy for her audiences. Originally from...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    05:00 PM - 04/09/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • Pagarazzi
    06:00 PM - 04/10/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    PAGARAZZI is the duo of two fixtures of the KC music scene – pianist Mike Pagán and bassist Steve Rigazzi. Performing together for many years, their blend of...

  • Bryan Hicks Duo
    06:00 PM - 04/11/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Headliner Bryan Hicks is a Kansas City jazz musician who has shared his bass and local talents playing all over the world. In addition he is a recording artist who...

  • Mat Hopper Duo
    06:00 PM - 04/12/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • A La Mode Trio
    06:00 PM - 04/13/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    A la Mode features guitarist/composer Clayton DeLong with vocalist/percussionist Jesica Poell. Born in California and raised in Kansas City, Clayton began playing...

  • The Grand Marquis
    07:00 PM - 04/14/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    The Grand Marquis is a band of musical mixologists serving up a refreshing cocktail blend of the timeless, Kansas City jazz sound born in the 1920s and a unique...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    05:00 PM - 04/16/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    05:00 PM - 04/23/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    05:00 PM - 04/30/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

Past Events

  • The Mengel Brothers
    06:00 PM - 03/26/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • Ruben Pascottini
    07:00 PM - 03/22/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    A native of Paraguay, Ruben has been surrounded by music his entire life. He has been fascinated with the piano since age 4 and presented his first piano recital...

  • Dominique Sanders Duo
    06:00 PM - 03/21/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman
    06:00 PM - 03/20/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    One of the best guitarists ever to come out of Kansas City, Rod Fleeman uses acoustic guitar to showcase his love of of ’30s and ’40s jazz, blues and swing....

  • The Mengel Brothers
    06:00 PM - 03/19/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • Havilah Bruders Quartet
    07:00 PM - 03/18/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Havilah Bruders is a versatile and soulful Kansas City vocalist who performs a variety of genres as though each was her sole focus. Raised in a singing family, this...

  • Rich Hill Duo
    10:00 AM - 03/18/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Pianist-vocalist Rich Hill has a personal sound steeped in the rich jazz, blues and gospel traditions of his Kansas City hometown. His keyboard style is grounded...

  • Will Matthews Duo
    06:00 PM - 03/16/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • Michael Pagan Duo
    06:00 PM - 03/15/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



  • Pagarazzi
    06:00 PM - 03/13/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    PAGARAZZI is the duo of two fixtures of the KC music scene – pianist Mike Pagán and bassist Steve Rigazzi. Performing together for many years, their blend of...

  • Pagarazzi
    06:00 PM - 03/13/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    PAGARAZZI is the duo of two fixtures of the KC music scene – pianist Mike Pagán and bassist Steve Rigazzi. Performing together for many years, their blend of...

  • Bryan Hicks Duo
    10:00 AM - 03/13/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Headliner Bryan Hicks is a Kansas City jazz musician who has shared his bass and local talents playing all over the world. In addition he is a recording artist who...

  • The Mengel Brothers
    06:00 PM - 03/12/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical...

  • Bryan Hicks Duo
    10:00 AM - 03/12/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Headliner Bryan Hicks is a Kansas City jazz musician who has shared his bass and local talents playing all over the world. In addition he is a recording artist who...

  • A La Mode Quartet
    07:00 PM - 03/11/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    A la Mode Quartet features guitarist/composer Clayton DeLong with vocalist/percussionist Jesica Poelli . Born in California and raised in Kansas City, Clayton began...

  • Max Groove Duo
    10:00 AM - 03/11/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Kansas City is renowned worldwide for its rich jazz heritage that's kept alive and moved forward by the likes of Max Groove, a pioneer of smooth jazz. Join us at...

  • Shay Estes Trio
    07:00 PM - 03/10/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza

    Grand Marquis is a band of musical mixologists serving up a refreshing cocktail blend of the timeless, Kansas City jazz sound born in the 1920s and a unique brand...

  • Ryan Thielamn Duo
    06:00 PM - 03/09/2017

    At Chaz on the Plaza



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