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.
This kitchen at this popular French restaurant has the ability to transform a typical French meal into a long, lasting memory. The atmosphere in the cozy dining room and outside on the bright terrace transports diners to the South of France, where outstanding food, an awesome wine list and stellar service are just as good in the Côte d'Azur. On those cold Midwest winter days, they have a private, heated tent available to comfortably accommodate diners. The dinner menu changes nightly, but some permanent examples of what you may find include Escargot in butter and garlic, the classic Steak au Poivre, Filet Mignon stuffed with Lobster and a vibrant Bouillabaisse.
This innovative restaurant that features New American food is an exciting addition to the downtown KC dining scene. The menu is filled with different tastes that you would hardly think of mixing together, like the Pig's Head Ravioli or the Acorn Squash Gnocchi served with chestnuts and cranberries. On occasion, the restaurant offers a prix-fixe dinner with five different courses that include wine pairings. Check website for details and complete menu.
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.
Out of the many restaurants in the Kansas City Power and Light District, Bristol Seafood Grill stands out because of its really fresh seafood and laid-back atmosphere. Located in close proximity to Sprint Center, this restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. You can enjoy oysters-on-the-half-shell and the catch of the day, all served absolutely fresh. The entree list changes regularly, but if you are lucky enough to drop by on the right day it becomes available, you could savor delicacies like pretzel-crusted trout, Nantucket bay scallops and almond-crusted Tilapia. Steaks with seasonal sides are also available and there are many vegetarian and gluten-free options as well. There is live music every Friday, best enjoyed with a glass of wine from the extensive selection.
Trezo Mare Restaurant and Lounge defines fine dining in the most perfect way. Patrons are welcomed in a chic, elegant ambiance with sophisticated seating spaces, pleasant lighting, and prompt service. The cuisine is predominantly Italian and executive chef Robert Padilla ensures that the culinary team leaves no stone unturned to present the best dishes. Each dish is made to order with the finest ingredients and freshest local produce. The menu features a variety of starters, soups, salads, pizzas, entrees, pastas, grilled specials, and seafood preparations, all flavored the Italian way. Loyal patrons swear by the house special buttermilk chicken, smoked tomato fettuccini pasta, and wood fired scallops. To accompany your meals, they offer an impressive wine menu that will please the oenophile in you. Apart from premium wines, crafty cocktails and other potent libations are on offer as well. The restaurant is ideal for business luncheons and private dinners.
Seafood is king at this beautiful restaurant. More than 30 types of fresh fish and seafood make their way to this popular spot from international waters each day. Because of the constant flow of fresh seafood, the restaurant's menu changes daily, but some items you may see include oysters on the half shell, Coho Salmon and Tilapia. Beef, chicken and pasta entrees are also available. The elegant dining room features a stained glass-domed ceiling, dark woods and big booths.
What used to be a hotel frequented by railroad workers and salesmen in the 20th Century has now been transformed into a restaurant. Aptly known as "Classic American Grill", The Reiger Hotel Grill & Exchange is famed for its American cuisine created by Chef Howard Hanna. In the elegant atmosphere of this restaurant, you can enjoy some delicious salads, appetizers and entrées, not to mention the fabulous cocktails available at the bar.