Visit Story for the "Best American Food" in the city. Culinary expert Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen is a 2013 James Beard Semifinalist for Best Chef Midwest and The People's Best New Chef: Midwest by the FOOD & WINE magazine.This sophisticated restaurant never leaves a customer disappointed. Well prepared food and top notch service, ensure a truly memorable experience. Try out the Braised Beef Short Ribs. Some other dishes to try here are Flounder and the Sautéed Shrimp.
Calling all you seafood lovers to come feast at Bonefish Grill. The food here will blow you away and leave you waiting to return. The fish here is always fresh and cooked to perfection. Some of the recommendations here are the Bacon Wrapped Atlantic Sea Scallops, Longfin Tilapia Imperial, and the Wood-Grilled Cold Water Lobster Tails. For a light eat, you could try out the Grilled Salmon and Asparagus Salad. The desserts are all delicious so go ahead and take you pick! Sunday Brunch is available. Call for details.
Kansas City is famous for its barbecue, and this restaurant is one of the reasons why. Arthur Bryant's has been serving up slabs of slow cooked pork and beef since the 1930's. The small building is nothing fancy and resides in a somewhat disreputable part of town, but diners do not necessarily come for the ambiance. Nevertheless, Mr. Bryant has a couple of other locations around town. Casual dining is an understatement here, where guests line up, sometimes waiting up to 30 minutes just to order at the counter. Be sure to order a plate of greasy, delicious fries, and be prepared for huge portions.
Vegans in Kansas City couldn't have been happier when the city got its first all-vegan bakery and coffeehouse in 2011. The menu at Mud Pie Vegan Bakery and Coffeehouse is certifiably gluten-free and a hundred percent vegan. The place offers a wide variety of cookies, cupcakes, tarts, muffins, and scones, to name a few. Apart from this, they also serve brilliant coffees and teas that give you a fantastic start of the day.
Easily accessible from the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Sprint Center and downtown accommodations like the Hotel Phillips, Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen provides you with an extensive wine list and menu of contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant offers dishes made from the best produce of the season, and you can savor meals like Truffled Wild Mushroom Cream Soup, Butternut Squash Risotto and the Tannin Wagyu Burger. There is a vast assortment of wines is at your disposal, which you can savor by the glass or bottle.
Located in the ancient Fitzpatrick Saloon, The Majestic Restaurant embodies the Kansas City's food and jazz culture. The restaurant offers meat dishes prepared from Kansas City's time-honored beef and seafood delicacies. Experience a complete Kansas City style dining with great steaks in the elegant dining area. The restaurant features a 1910 bar where guests can enjoy finest of wines, more than 100 whiskeys selection, creative cocktails by famous bartender Shawn Moriarty. Listen to Kansas City's most accomplished jazz musicians every night. For more information, check the website.
The Upper Crust Pie Bakery is a renowned pie bakery in Overland Park. Following their family tradition, this bakery doles out delicious goodness which includes seasonal and classics. A specialty spot where pies are loved, you can see the passion in their dishes as you savor them. Cozy and charming, this place is a must for those who have a yen for pies.
At Waldo Pizza, it is hard not to find something you like; there is just so much variety! With scrumptious non-vegetarian, gluten-free as well as vegan pizzas, this restaurant truly has something for everyone. In addition, the menu features sandwiches, pastas and delectable desserts. Draft and bottled beers and a selection of wines make up the drinks menu. The non-vegetarian pizza buffet (11a to 2p, Monday to Saturday) where you can have a feast for just USD6.99 is hugely popular.
Owned and operated by Chris and Andy Lewellen, The Well Bar Grill & Rooftop was established in 2009. The lively ambiance, great music, prompt service, great food, and potent libations, all in one place, make this bar a popular hangout for locals and tourists alike. Choose to sit in their elegant interior setting or head to the patio or, the spectacular rooftop in warmer weather to enjoy phenomenal views of the city. Grab a succulent burger as you enjoy a glass of chilled beer with your friends. Their grilled specialties cannot be missed out on either. Crafty cocktails, tap beers, flights, shots, and wines are on offer.
Close to the Country Club Plaza, Avenues Bistro offers you a European fine dining experience in Brookside. Lamb meatballs, crispy polenta and shrimp, mussels Alfredo and lemon garlic chicken are some of the small plates you can enjoy. Restaurant classics include delicacies like lobster ravioli, grilled halibut and steak frites. There is also a section of the menu featuring seasonal dishes. Sunday brunch is between 9a and 12p.