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Private Dining & Event Space

Delectable dining, impeccable service, and unparalleled  elegance accompanied by the delicious Northern Italian cuisine of famed Chef Lidia Bastianich await you and your guests in our two private dining spaces, The Loft and The Terrazza.

Each with their own private entrance, a dedicated Banquet Captain and service staff to cater to your every need, and separate audio/visual and sound system– let Lidia’s coordinate a private dining experience like no other.

From cocktail receptions and rehearsal dinners, to weddings, business luncheons and corporate events, you’ll find Lidia’s is the perfect venue.

Located in the heart of the Freight House District in the Kansas City Crossroads, our from-scratch kitchen and superb team of award winning Chefs offer a variety of menu options to suit your dining needs.

Please download our Dinner Packages or Lunch Packages which give our clients and their guests' flexible options when booking a private event. In addition to the standard dinner menu options, we offer a prix fixe Rehearsal Dinner Package as another option.

Preferred Florist: Lily Floral Designs

Calligrapher: Dana Lipsky of the Authentic Hand

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    The Loft

    Located upstairs on our beautiful second floor, you’ll find this warm and inviting space makes you feel like you are somewhere in Tuscany.  With large window’s encased in exposed brick, locally reclaimed wood and breathtaking views of the Western Auto building and downtown, The Loft is perfect for any occasion.

    The Loft may accommodate 85 guests for a seated event, and up 100+  for receptions.  The Loft also provides a lift for guests who cannot make the stairs as well as private restrooms.

    With a reservation in The Loft, the charming herb garden located on the first floor is available to you as well. The hum of the passing trains provides for a wonderfully romantic outdoor venue for a cocktail and appetizer reception.

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    The Terrazza

    This gorgeous glass enclosed space boasts a curved roof line with majestic views of Union Station and Downtown Kansas City. Located on the main floor of our restaurant, the Terrazza may accommodate up to 104 guests with perimeter glass doors that open to give guests an open air feel and an event unmatched by any event space in the city.

    With your reservation in the Terrazza, our outdoor patio area and surrounding gardens are available for you and your guests to enjoy at anytime throughout your event.

    The Terrazza is well versed for rehearsal dinners, weddings, business meetings and other special occasion events. It may also be seated semi-private with a privacy divider for groups of smaller sizes. 

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    The Pergola

    The newest addition to the restaurant is The Pergola. Located on the North side of the building, this outdoor venue is the perfect location for an al fresco experience. A wooden roof covers the space and is equipped with mounted gas heaters, thermal all-weather curtains, track lighting, and ceiling fans. The space looks down Baltimore Street onto downtown Kansas City providing a spectacular backdrop for your event. Seating for up to 80 guests (60 fully covered) or cocktail receptions up to 150.