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4417 Main St. Send to Phone

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Kansas City Prime Restaurant Review

: Kansas City Prime is the sparkling star of Main Street Restaurants, the empire built by chef Derek Davis and his partners, Alan Newman and Dan Neduscin, which also encompasses Sonoma and Carmella's. It's a subdued space, with gold leaf-embellished ceilings that seem to glow in the candlelit shadows, an oasis in the busy scene that is Manayunk. More elegant than most steakhouse concepts, Kansas City Prime is even a bit feminine compared to the he-man steakhouses with which we're familiar, and the menu reflects this. Delicacies such as foie gras and duck confit are lavishly added to dishes, and this is the only spot in town where you can get Kobe beef, flown in from Japan. It is unbelievably, decadently, mouth-fillingly rich. You'll find sirloins, filets and prime rib, and a manly 27-ounce cowboy steak. Impressive Maine lobsters will please non-beef eaters. The wine list includes plenty of fine red wines to go with all that red meat. Desserts like the white chocolate bread pudding complete a hedonistic dining experience at Kansas City Prime. Davis is a chef who knows what he likes, and he aims to indulge his customers, whether it's with Kobe beef carpaccio with a foie gras terrine to start, or a brandy and cigar after dinner in the bar.


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