Lidia's Kansas City

Lidia's Kansas City hosts annual Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 in Lidia’s private Loft for $60 per person; reservations required


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2017) – Lidia’s Kansas City is hosting its annual Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Sunday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. in the restaurant’s private Loft located on the second floor. The main dining room will remain open for brunch (10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) and dinner service (4-9 p.m.).

Throughout Italy, friends and family gather together on Christmas Eve to celebrate “La Vigilia.” The vigil is rooted in the Middle Ages when meat was a luxury from which people abstained on holy days. On Christmas Eve, thy fasted or ate a simple meal of fish and vegetables. Although the exact translation is left to the individual, the seven dishes are thought by many to represent the Seven Sacraments.

Lidia’s Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner is exclusively available on Sunday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. for dine-in only. The cost is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity. Guests ages 21 and older also have the option to add wine pairings for an additional $30. Reservations are required by calling the restaurant at 816-221-3722, or by visiting


Lidia’s Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner is available as follows:


Served Family Style


Calamari Fritti with Tomato Colatura

Crostini with Smoked Salmon and Mascarpone

Crispy Baked Shrimp in Seasoned Breadcrumbs

Grilled Octopus in Warm Potato Salad

Monkfish in Saor


Fettucine Bianco Nero with Almond Pesto and Soft Shell Crab

Imported Paccheri Pasta with Lobster in Brodetto


Fillet of Sole Involtini with Spinach, Lemon and Caper


Seared Sea Scallops with Carrot Puree and Mushrooms


Assorted Biscotti

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About Lidia’s Kansas City

Lidia’s Kansas City opened its beautiful Crossroads location in 1998 inside the historic Freight House railroad building at 101 W. 22nd St. Award-winning television host, author, chef and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich, opened Lidia’s Kansas City as her first restaurant outside of New York City offering regional Italian cuisine. Helmed by Executive Chef Dan Swinney, the menu features a daily sampling of three seasonal, homemade pastas, served tableside, along with authentic Italian entrées, fresh seafood, imported meats and cheeses, and an expansive Italian wine list. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Happy hour is also offered on weekdays in the Taverna from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dinner is served daily from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For reservations, call the restaurant at 816-221-3722, or visit for more information.