When most diners think about dining in Kansas City and its environs, they conjure up images of succulent pulled pork, brisket and some of the best BBQ in the country. You would hardly think there was enough room for a fine French establishment. However, Cafe Provence is one such place outside of the city in nearby Prairie Village. The kitchen focuses on a steady repertoire of favorites from Provence like Moules Marinières, Canard au Poivre and their amazing Coquille St. Jacques. Every Tuesday the establishment also offers a wonderful four course prix fixe menu that features southern France at its finest along with some of the regions best wines.
This restaurant is the Kansas City edition based on the original one in Providence, R.I. The original still stands, yet now the conglomerate Darden Restaurants owns it along with many others across the U.S. Here they serve an array of classic steakhouse dishes accompanied with all the sides and of course, seafood. To begin, try the Steak Tartare with the Truffled Egg or the Lobster and Crab Cakes, followed by the North Atlantic Twin Lobster or Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Butter as your entree. For dessert, the divine Chocolate Hazelnut Cake and Creme Brulée are classics that never disappoint.
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.
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.
Established in 1954 by the Cascone family, who still own and operate what are now three locations, this restaurant offers a full dinner menu and a cocktail lounge. Etched glass windows at this location create a cozy atmosphere and give diners privacy. The service is excellent. The restaurant offers a full array of appetizing pasta dishes. Although a popular place for intimate gatherings and business luncheons, it is also a place where families feel at home.
Happy hours are between 4p to 6p from Monday to Friday, but this joint seems to be having a grand old time, at every given hour. This place caters to everything from dinners, weddings, corporate meetings, home entertainment, anniversaries, special celebrations, birthdays to graduations - you name it and you've got it! The Hollywood room can be modified to suit your requirements - you can wish for a live band, audio-video equipment or any thing you want.
Diners seeking an authentic Mexican meal will enjoy this popular spot. Reasonable prices, flavorful food, an expansive dining room and great service all contribute to the success of this casual favorite. The decor is southwestern, resulting in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Diners especially like the two types of salsa that accompany chips prior to the meal. Mexican-food lovers will devour the various entrees, including fajitas, enchiladas and tacos, all served in generous portions. Personal checks are not accepted.