Restaurants and Fine Dining in Kansas City

As a local small business we support independent restaurants whose ambition is to enhance the culture and charm of Kansas City with local fare and genuine service. From Kansas City’s legendary barbecue and local steak houses to many of the finest restaurants you will find in the Midwest, we have assembled a list of local favorites for you to consider.

Please click here to access a map showing the location and link for each of these fine establishments. For a listing of other restaurants you may wish to visit Kansas City Originals or Country Club Plaza.


Plaza Area (Walkable – 5-10 Minutes)

  • Café Trio
  • Grand Street Café
  • Gram and Dunn
  • Fiorella’s Jack Stack BBQ
  • Plaza III Steakhouse
  • Bo Lings
  • Café Sebastian

Main Street Corridor (South of Southmoreland – 5minute Drive)

  • Spin Pizza
  • Glace’ Ice Cream
  • Osteria Il Centro
  • Stock Hill

Westport (North of Southmoreland – 5-10 minute Drive)

  • Potpie
  • Blue Stem
  • Westport Café and Bar
  • Cucina della Regazza
  • Q39

Brookside (South of Southmoreland – 5-10 minute Drive)

  • Avenues Bistro
  • Aixois
  • Café Europa

Crossroads (North of Southmoreland – 15-minute Drive)

  • Lidias
  • Pierponts
  • Michael Smiths
  • Extra Virgin
  • Grunaur
  • Novel
  • Tannin Wine Bar
  • Affaire

Downtown (North of Southmoreland – 20-minute-plus Drive)

  • Garrozzos
  • Le Fou Frog

Other Notables

  • Justus Drugstore (Located in Smithville, MO 45 minute drive north of the Inn)
  • Rye (Leawood, 30 minute drive)
  • Story (Prairie Village, KS 30 minute drive)
  • Strouds (Fairway, KS 15 minute Drive)
  • Joe’s Kansas City, formerly known as Oklahoma Joe’s (Fairway KS 15 minute drive)