Your Guide to the Very Best Restaurants in Kansas City

From health conscious choices to the most family friendly restaurants, we've categorized Kansas City's best restaurants for an easy foodie guide.

Where do you want to eat? It’s a question that most of us ask a lot. To help answer this query we’ve devoured the metro to find the very best restaurants. BUT we also realize that how we eat out has changed so our list has. This year besides just focusing on fine dining we’ve added fast-casual establishments (the most rapidly growing segment of the restaurant industry), places that embrace health conscious choices, hipster hangs, bakeries, and even the most family friendly places to bring your brood. Because when you ask the question about where to eat out in Kansas City, we wanted to have all the answers.


Suburban Restaurant Jewels of Kansas City


The Rieger

Foodie Faves


Jax Fish House

Best Chain Restaurants in Kansas City


Bob Wasabi Kitchen

Best Sushi Restaurants in Kansas City



Best Italian Restaurants in Kansas City


Pearl Tavern

New Restaurants in Kansas City


Calvin Davis

Chef of the Year: Calvin Davis of Freshwater


Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Kansas City


The Upper Crust Bakery

Secret Menu Items at Kansas City Restaurants

The Unbakery

Enlightened Eating


Mr. Gyros

Fast Casual Restaurants in Kansas City

The Russell

Hipster Hot Spots


The W

Best Cocktail Hours of Kansas City

Made in KC

Kansas City Food Halls



Best Bakeries of Kansas City


Heirloom Bakery

Heirloom Bakery & Hearth

Categories: Food, Local Places, On the Menu, Reviews