Jaspers: Located off Wornall Parkway, Jaspars captivates its customers with the fresh and authentic taste of Italian cuisine. It features many traditional dishes such as its seasonal homemade mozzarella with tomatoes imported from Italy. Its ambiance makes it a wonderful place to eat with family and friends.
The Bristol: With locations off the Plaza and in Overland Park, The Bristol has one of the best lobster bisques in the Midwest. They also have weekly fish that is caught from all over the country. Many of their dishes have fresh flavors that compliment their seafood.
Kyoto: Located in Overland Park, Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse has incredible fresh sushi and hibachi. Their friendly staff and delicious sushi rolls make people hesitant about trying sushi local regulars. One of their most popular rolls is the Kansas Roll.
JJ’s: Located off the Plaza, JJ’s is an old school steakhouse that has the largest wine collection in Kansas City. If you are a fan of wine and decadent cuisine, then you should check out JJ’s.
Plaza III: Located in Overland Park, Plaza III is known as one of the best steakhouses in Kansas City. They offer a wide variety of steaks and have many sides that are big enough to share with the whole table. They have a pepper-crusted steak that is delicious, along with their homemade mashed potatoes and gravy.
The Pearl: Located in Lee’s Summit, The Pearl is new to the Kansas City area. Owned and operated by Andrew Lock’s parents, this restaurant has a delicious happy hour menu. They feature freshly caught fish as well as other favorites such as their wings and butter lemon shrimp. You also can’t leave without trying their key lime pie.
Bonefish Grille: Offering wonderful seafood and steak options, Bonefish is known for its shrimp tossed in a spicy sauce. They also have wonderful mussels and a delicious ahi tuna dish.
Bluebird Bistro: Located off Summit Street in downtown Kansas City, the Blue Bird Bistro is known for its farm-to-table approach. It features many fresh, organic and local ingredients that are full of flavor. This is a wonderful option if you are vegetarian, vegan or have any family members or friends that enjoy supporting local and sustainable restaurants.
Q39 BBQ: Kansas City is known for its barbeque, and Q39 has become a household Kansas City name. Their menu has many twists on traditional barbecue dishes. They have delicious appetizers, ribs, burnt ends and even pie.
Kona Grill: Located in downtown Kansas City, Kona grill offers wonderful happy hour options. They not only offer excellent seafood options but also weekly chef-inspired dishes.