Manifesto is a cocktail drinker's dream spot, where every glass is consistent, strong and worth every cent. The bar prides itself on its inclusiveness and each patron is treated with the utmost respect in regards to their drink preferences. The bartenders here painstakingly craft every drink and it may take some time to receive it, however you won't be disappointed. The drinks are a bit expensive, but since they are made with care and with the best ingredients, it's easy to justify the price tag.
Located within Harrah's Casino, this is just the right venue to spend all of that cash you just earned at the tables. The venue dazzles with great lights, a fantastic sound system, and a hip and trendy crowd. The bartenders also mix up delectable concoctions and the owners try to bring as many nationally known DJs as possible during the week. If you wish to listen to live music instead of a DJ, VooDoo also features local and national bands within the two-story venue. Check website for details and more information.
As the self-proclaimed number one drag club in Kansas City, Missie B’s is one of the best places to go for a fun night out. Not only do they have frequent drag shows and competitions, but they also have dart nights, karaoke, poker tournaments, dance parties, game nights, and more. They are open every day with a different drink special every night. They staff and crowd are friendly, and there’s always a party happening here.
Zoo Bar has been plying drinks and laughs to the downtown K.C. area for over 25 years. It is a quintessential dive bar, there is graffiti on almost everything, PBR flows freely and there are no beer taps, just cans and bottles. The bar is always filled with regulars and sometimes its difficult to find a spot since it is such a small place. Nonetheless, if you are downtown and do not want to break the bank to have a few drinks, Zoo Bar is the spot.
Aura is one of the most popular and trendiest nightclubs in the city. It has all the features you would want in a modern club, from VIP bottle service to a laser light show. During the week, the club has different theme nights and DJs, a fully stocked bar and it does not close until the wee hours of the morning. The ambiance is boisterous with neon highlights, fancy chandeliers, spaciously laid out seating spaces, and prompt service.
A haven for cocktail and whiskey lovers, Julep Cocktail Club is not just your average local bar. They have a fine range of whiskeys, crafty cocktails and other mixed drinks served to patrons in a tastefully done up ambiance. The 'wall of whiskey' is what catches your eye as you settle down here-several bottles of fine whiskeys are attractively stashed from top to bottom. The food menu is quite impressive as well and complements the drinks perfectly. Must try on the menu is their white rum special Kiowa Cooler, toothsome crab cakes and the heavenly Jude's Rum Cake.
Enjoy a classic American fare in a beautiful setting Anton's. Located in the historic Crossroads Art District of downtown Kansas City, this fine dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner with a focus on locally sourced, farm fresh seasonal ingredients. The bar features an extensive list of artisan beers, handcrafted cocktails, Barley wines, American Strong Ale, India Pale Ale and even gluten-free drinks. A restaurant also features a butcher shop.
Located in the Kansas City Power & Light District, Kill Devil Club is a favorite local spot for a fun-filled evening. The bar as it is famously called "An adult oasis" is a lively spot to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails and a hearty meal. The signature concoction of Apocalypso from the cocktails menu. Live music can may you dance to its tunes. It has been named as "Best New Bars in the U.S." 2013 by Food & Wine Magazine!
Get out your most gorgeous outfits and gear up to party the whole night at Mosaic, a swanky nightclub that’s always happening due to popular national and international DJs that make people dance to their tunes. The dress code here is ever-trendy and the club has an exclusive feel to it. This big blowout features multiple dance floors, a 3a closing time during the weekends and VIP Bottle service and deliciously crafted cocktails by the talented staff behind the bar. In other words, it has everything you need for a good time.
Midnight Rodeo is a big draw among locals and visitors to Southwest Missouri. It has been one of the best nightclubs in town for over two decades. Some of its features include a spacious dance floor, unrivaled sound and light system, flat screens and pool tables. Enjoy cocktails and spirits at their three bars, one of which is a 360-degree rotating one, or shoot some pool and catch the live sporting action. This Honky Tonk features the classic inclusion of a mechanical bull, a favorite among patrons.