YJ's Snack Bar

Café · Crossroads
128 W 18th St (btwn Wyandotte St & Baltimore Ave), Kansas City, MO 64108, United States
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 7:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Thu–Sun
    • 24 Hours
$ $ $ $
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 75 votes

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  • What you need to know
    AJ V.
    "Go in for breakfast and get the biscuits and gravy."(3 Tips)
    Joshua R.
    "The breakfast sandwich with gravy is absolute fire."(2 Tips)
    "Best late night food anywhere in KC."(3 Tips)
    KCWise ..
    "Southern Love brunch on Sundays with a coffee saves lives!"(3 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • good for a late night
  • coffee
  • lively
  • good for a quick meal
  • vegetarian food
  • ravioli
  • fajitas
  • great value
  • authentic
  • trendy
  • fish wrap
  • good for dates
  • soul food
  • casual
  • fresh fish
  • cozy
  • comfort food
  • jazz music
  • gravy
  • Savannah N.

    Yummy toddy, plenty of Vegetarian options, and great prices: this place rocks.

    Savannah Nokes · July 17
  • Jenny M.

    Breakfast! Mexican plate and biscuits and gravy were awesome!

    Jenny McCord · February 28

    The service is friendly.The restaurant is tiny and eclectic. Best late night food anywhere in KC. There is nothing bad about this place; I have no complaints.

    AGVSM · January 23
  • Jonathon S.

    YJ's meatloaf is the crowning achievement of Western civilization.

    Jonathon Smith · January 19
  • Bob S.

    There's not much to it, but it packs a quite the endearing punch. Open 24/7 in Crossroads, and offerings can differ daily. Try it Sat at 3am, Tues for lunch, Thurs for dinner or any time you want!

    Bob Specht · August 11, 2014
  • Michelle B.

    Best late-night food in KC hands down. And cheap. Eat something with chorizo gravy. And the bacon. God, the bacon.

    Michelle Bacon · August 10, 2014
  • Diedra F.

    Dirty rice and if your feelin a little cray...dirty mac!

    Diedra Fahrner · June 26, 2014
  • Joshua R.

    The breakfast sandwich with gravy is absolute fire.

    Joshua Rivera · December 14, 2013
  • CastrolUSA

    Breakfast sandwiches! Use ‪#‎BestMilesAhead‬ for a chance to win 2 tickets to the 2013 MLS All-Star game this Wednesday at Sporting Park, 7/31.

    CastrolUSA · July 23, 2013
  • Local Ruckus KC

    Super delicious. Their daily specials are the bizomb! #getsum

    Local Ruckus KC · April 19, 2013
  • Tank J. J.

    Very laid back, casual dinning experience. They may not have a menu but we told them what we wanted and they made it for us! Quite tasty with a very charming atmosphere!

    Tank J. Johnson · December 2, 2012
  • Erica B.

    Biscuits and mushroom gravy, the perfect vegetarian comfort food breakfast.

    Erica B · November 18, 2012
  • Michelle B.

    Two words: chorizo gravy. Also, the dirty rice is filled with huge chunks of chicken and andouille. And a little bowl is only $3.

    Michelle Bacon · October 24, 2012
  • Kansas City

    For the show's “World of Flavors” episode, Guy Fieri sampled several items inspired by the chef’s worldly travels—including dirty rice, Thai-spiced chicken and fresh fish wrapped in banana leaves.

    Kansas City · October 17, 2012
  • marcus m.

    Breakfast sandwich with gravy....hell yea.

    marcus mitchell · October 7, 2012
  • Nora D.

    Service is questionable at 2am. I did enjoy the gravy.

    Nora Davis · August 25, 2012
  • Richard A.

    The coffee and deserts are wonderful. Enjoy a cup of Joe and a slice of pie, and watch the people walk by.

    Richard Acord · April 8, 2012
  • Chris T.

    Ruby is the best! And hippy-sexy too

    Chris Tann · March 3, 2012
  • Valerie S.

    Lunch Menu:Mon - Mideast plateTues - Dirty riceWed - Soup/sandwichThurs - Fajitas (my fave)!Fri - RavioliSat brunch Mexican breakfastSun brunch southern breakfast

    Valerie Schlosser · February 23, 2012
  • Jessica B.

    The biscuits and gravy are spicy & delicious. 24 hrs/day.

    Jessica Bridges · February 18, 2012
  • Kelsey H.

    Good luck finding it, but it has the best coffee in the city and some of the best food. Menu changes every day and depends on what's on hand. Eclectic clientele and it's open late.

    Kelsey Hayes · January 25, 2012
  • Spencer B.

    Wednesday Lunch is soup & sandwich. Grilled cheese is off the charts.

    Spencer Branham · November 16, 2011
  • Katya L.

    Monday lunch special is the Middle East plate. Delicious.

    Katya L · November 11, 2011
  • Prentiss E.

    The Middle Eastern Plate is the truth.

    Prentiss Earl III · October 24, 2011
  • Prentiss E.

    The breakfast sandwich is solid but my favorite are the Johnny Cakes!

    Prentiss Earl III · October 21, 2011
  • KCWise ..

    Southern Love brunch on Sundays with a coffee saves lives!

    KCWise .com · October 16, 2011
  • Amy K.

    If Sarah is working breakfast...you can get teddy bear pancakes!

    Amy Kligman · October 2, 2011
  • Mike M.

    You can order the American Breakfast with biscuits & gravy. So good. Some of the best gravy I've tasted!

    Mike McClure · October 1, 2011
  • Deborah F.

    Every time I stumble in half awake in the morn....these kids take care of me!!! Its like showin up at grandmas breakfast table

    Deborah Firevixen · August 9, 2011
  • Connie C.

    Open 24 hours on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.

    Connie Chow · July 30, 2011
  • Deborah F.

    the mushroom gravy is amazing

    Deborah Firevixen · December 14, 2010
  • Jorge V.

    Breakfast sandwich

    Jorge Velez · October 30, 2010
  • Matt E.

    Tuesday lunch is dirty rice. It's great.

    Matt E · October 19, 2010
  • Thomas L.

    Leftovers are so fire. Get them before they are gone. Soul Food night ain't bad either!

    Thomas Luna · July 7, 2010
  • Ptera D.

    Breakfast sandwiches. Any kind.

    Ptera Dactyl · April 21, 2010
  • AJ V.

    Go in for breakfast and get the biscuits and gravy.

    AJ Vanderhorst · February 10, 2010
  • Jason H.

    Friday ravioli special is cheap & delish.

    Jason Harper · January 15, 2010

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