Kansas City, MO

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Happy Gillis Cafe & HangoutHappy Gillis Cafe & Hangout
549 Gillis St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 471-3663
  • Marinated Flank Steak Sandwich
    marinaded for 2 days in mixture that includes garlic, red wine & coca-cola; seared, braised & pulled; w/ horseradish cream spread
  • Posole Verde
    Mexican green chili chicken soup; looks good
4.5 out of 5
411 ratings
specialize in breakfast & sandwiches; goal is to provide "an atmosphere that is comfortable and relaxed with fantastic service and an ever changing array of fresh, high quality and seasonal menu selections"
904 Westport Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-2702
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    braised chicken, pulled & served in bowl, topped w/ veggie gravy, puff pastry & oven baked; looks good
4.5 out of 5
339 ratings
since 2003; down-home comfort joint
YJ's Snack BarYJ's Snack Bar
128 W 18th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64121
(816) 472-5533
  • Dirty Rice
    it's a Jambalaya; looks good
  • Mexican-Style Fish
    tilapia w/ sliced banana & veggies & spices cooked in banana leaves
  • Mideast Plate
    prosciutto-wrapped cheese-stuffed dates w/ chorizo, hummus
4.5 out of 5
141 ratings
world-traveler making his favorites from his journeys; tiny joint that makes one or two items each day & something different everyday of the week...check website
B.B.'s Lawnside BBQB.B.'s Lawnside BBQ
1205 E 85th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 822-7427
  • Barbecue Sundae
    layered baked beans, coleslaw, 12-hr smoked pulled pork & dilled pickle spear w/ BBQ sauce served in pickled glass jar
  • Battered Fries
    long-cut wedge potatoes, dredged, floured & fried
  • Burnt Ends
    beef brisket; looks good
4.0 out of 5
246 ratings
combines two great Kansas City traditions -- Barbecue & Blues (live music); rustic, roadhouse setting; NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer made a guest appearance
1532 Grand Blvd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-7111
  • Lamb Shepherd's Pie
    mashed potatoes topped w/ lamb gravy mix & served in bowl; looks good
  • Spiced Buttermilk Donuts
    w/ side of dark stout caramel
4.0 out of 5
70 ratings
neighborhood bar serving 20 draft beers; chef/owner Celina Tio was on The Next Iron Chef & won James Beard Foundation's 2007 "Best Chef: Midwest"
Blue KoiBlue Koi
1803 W 39th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-5003
  • Fire Bird (Chicken) Noodles
    boneless chicken sauteed w/ chili pepper, scallion & bamboo strips; also available w/ duck or tofu
  • Spicy Chili Pepper Wontons
    choice of meat or veggie...Guy got meat (of course) which is a mix of ground chicken, pork & shrimp; pan-fried-steamed & topped w/ pepper-vinegar-soy sauce mixture; looks good
4.0 out of 5
383 ratings
noodles and dumpling shop run by 2-sisters-and-brother spunky team; 2 locations in Kansas City; Other Recipes: Ants On a Tree
1727 McGee St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-1634
  • Meatloaf Sandwich
    a top seller; meatloaf, pepper jack cheese, homemade spicy chipotle ketchup on wheatberry bread; looks good
  • Oklahoma Dog
    beer-battered deep fried hot dog wrapped in bacon served with onion and mustard
4.0 out of 5
272 ratings
owned since 1999; bar-like atmosphere; "elevated bar food"; stage for musical performances (bands, karaoke)
Char BarChar Bar
4050 Pennsylvania Ave Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 389-8600
  • Burnt Heaven Sandwich
    signature & top selling sandwich; smoked burnt ends, smoked sausage, fried jalapenos, chipotle bbq mayo, creamy slaw, egg bun; looks good!
  • Cheesy "Hushpuppies"
    stone-ground grits fritters, beer blanc, jalapeno jam
4.0 out of 5
670 ratings
southern-inspired smokehouse doing BBQ low-and-slow w/ 10,000-square foot Beer Garden features backyard amusements, such as lawn croquet, bocce & ping-pong
1809 Westport Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-7662
  • Chicken Prosciutto Tortellini
    homemade tortellini stuffed w/ chicken & prosciutto in a marinara & cream sauce; looks good
  • Lasagna
    layers of fresh pasta sheets, lean ground beef, ricotta, Parmesan cheese, marinara & white cream sauce; everything made from scratch; looks good
4.0 out of 5
261 ratings
opened in 2003; father-and-son Italian restaurant...father used to cook for President of Italy & in high-end hotel chains; "very passionate about pasta" (from its website)
Danny Edwards Famous Kansas City BBQDanny Edwards Famous Kansas City BBQ
2900 Southwest Blvd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 283-0880
  • The Big "D" Sandwich
    a signature sandwich; brisket w/ onion rings & cheese in sandwich; looks good
  • Whole Smoked Turkey
    for Thanksgiving dinner; need to special order; smoked in hickory for 5 hrs at 265-degrees
4.0 out of 5
156 ratings
since 2007; w/ pink concrete pig mascot out on front; open Mon-Sat, 11-3; Other Recipes: Bread Pudding | Rancher Beans
Extra VirginExtra Virgin
1900 Main St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-2205
  • Duck Tongue Tacos
    mixed w/ duck neck meat, put in taco shell and topped w/ spicy pickled onions and queso fresco
4.0 out of 5
312 ratings
chef Michael Smith won James Beard Award (Best Chef in the Midwest)
417 E 18th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 472-5454
  • Famous Chili Bomb Pie (Pizza)
    cheese pizza w/ tots, chili-cheese, and scallions located in the center of the pie; looks good
  • Bengal Tiger Pizza
    a crowd favorite; inspired by the flavors of Northwest India; pizza w/ rich green sauce topped w/ tandori chicken, real crab meat, hearts of palm, cheese and cilantro
  • Chicken Paprikash
    cooked by George Detsios (self-proclaimed "Hungarian Delight") who comes once per week (on Monday's?) to cook Hungarian dishes; looks good
4.0 out of 5
487 ratings
#101 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); formerly an auto parts store...eclectic atmosphere; owner/cook (and scupter) makes scuptures in back; "check your attitude at the door"
Papa Bob's Bar-B-QuePapa Bob's Bar-B-Que
11610 Kaw Dr Map It!
Kansas City, MO 66111
(913) 422-4210
  • Ultimate Destroyer Challenge
    challenge: 6.5-lb (pulled pork, sliced pork, ham, turkey breast, hamburgers, brisket, sausage) sandwich in 45 minutes; no one has won; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
82 ratings
Stroud's RestaurantsStroud's Restaurants
5410 NE Oak Ridge Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 454-9600
  • Fried Chicken (Pan-Fried)
    signature dish: looks good
4.0 out of 5
271 ratings
2601 Holmes St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-2807
  • Pork Hash
    slow-roasted pork w/ potatoes; served w/ 2 sunny-side up eggs, cheddar, black beans, verde & a warm tortilla
4.0 out of 5
549 ratings
opened in 2009; eclectic, funky (fun) comfort joint; support local farmers & vendors; Other Recipes: Peachy Swedes w/ Ricotta Filling
Arthur Bryant's BarbequeArthur Bryant's Barbeque
1727 Brooklyn Ave Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 231-1123
  • BBQ
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked for 12 hours; top seller
  • Ribs
    pork spare ribs; vinegar-based sauce
  • Burnt Ends
3.5 out of 5
1185 ratings
#14 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Arthur Bryant's vs. Gate's... Arthur Bryant's won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1930; iconic BBQ; long lines; known for its BBQ sauce; served on butcher paper w/ loaf of bread
Big Momma's Bakery-CafeBig Momma's Bakery-Cafe (CLOSED)
2450 Grand Blvd Map It!
Kansas City, MO
(816) 471-7441
  • Caramel Pecan Pound Cake
3.5 out of 5
31 ratings
Swagger Fine Spirits & FoodSwagger Fine Spirits & Food (CLOSED)
8431 Wornall Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 361-4388
  • "The Dead Texan"
    two Texas toast grilled cheese sandwiches with a 1/3 lb. burger, 1 egg, 2 slices of bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapenos, and peppercorn mayo in between
  • Suribachi Burger
    1/3 lb. burger patty grilled then tempura battered and fried, with Asian mustard, Sriracha Chili sauce, pepper jack cheese, wasabi coleslaw; looks good; #4 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
3.5 out of 5
107 ratings
CLOSED; Other Recipes: Flying Monkey Chili
Gates Bar-B-QGates Bar-B-Q
3205 Main St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-0828
  • Pork Ribs
    smoked in hickory wood; topped w/ thick, tangy tomato-molassas-based BBQ sauce; pork spare ribs; tomato-based sauce
  • Burnt Ends on Bun
    looks good
3.0 out of 5
383 ratings
#37 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown; Food War: Arthur Bryant's vs. Gate's... Arthur Bryant's won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1946; celebrity sightings: Presidents Clinton & W. Bush, Denzel Washington & Michelle Obama
Mama's 39th St DinerMama's 39th St Diner (CLOSED)
3906 Waddell Ave Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-7251
  • Burger
  • Corned Beef Hash
    "holy hash"; looks good
  • French Toast
    deep fried
3.0 out of 5
56 ratings
Kansas City, MO  (20 restaurants)    

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