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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Overland Park

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A photo of Tavern at Mission Farms restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2213)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Leawood
Booked 38 times today

Tavern at Mission Farms is a classic American styled restaurant, in the heart of Leawood, that features great salads, sandwiches, seafood, steaks and pastas. It is our goal that individuals feel comfortable coming in for a business lunch, happy hour, dinner with the family or a night out with friends. We provide genuine hospitality in a warm and inviting yet stylish atmosphere.

A photo of Verbena restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(598)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Kansas City
Booked 18 times today

Whether you’re in the mood for an intimate upscale dinner, a casual lunch on the patio, or simply a drink and bite at the bar, Verbena offers an unforgettable experience.Enjoy seasonally inspired cuisine with a focus on fresh seafood, an extensive wine list, craft cocktails, and exceptional service.

A photo of Gram & Dun restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3921)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Plaza / Brookside
Booked 44 times today

Gram & Dun brings culinarily-driven fare, while paying special attention to pairing food with libations. It's a place “for the people” where you can relax and enjoy the neighborhood vibe while we test theories of food, drink and the evolution of good times. Our local owners and staff bring a unique, modern environment to this ideal Plaza location where we have revived the best patio in town, making Gram & Dun an enticing landmark for locals and visitors alike. In addition, Gram & Dun honors the traditional by bringing revered dishes to the forefront and adding our own special touch, and welcomes seasonality as the year progresses, all in an effort to provide the best to patrons with exquisite taste. Gram & Dun: sophisticated, soulful and crafted.

A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Kansas City restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5404)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Kansas City
Booked 27 times today

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant combines modern, casual dining with award-winning, handcrafted wines. Our menu features fresh contemporary-American fare infused with flavors from around the world. From appetizers to desserts, each dish on our menu is listed with a bin number to help guide you to your selection’s perfect wine match. In addition to dining, Cooper’s Hawk offers a full-service bar, private party spaces, and Napa-style tasting room with specialty gift store, where guests can enjoy sipping and sampling wines in a traditional winery setting. Sourcing the highest quality grapes from the best vineyards around the world has earned Cooper’s Hawk a growing list of more than 200 wine awards.

A photo of Story restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2559)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Prairie Village

Story is a contemporary American restaurant in The Village Shopping Center in Prairie Village, KS. The Center is located 10 minutes southwest of Kansas City, Missouri's Country Club Plaza. Story offers local, seasonal creative American cuisine from Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen. Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen is a 2022 and 2013 James Beard Semifinalist for Best Chef Midwest and FOOD & WINE magazine's The People's Best New Chef: Midwest. Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen is FOOD & WINE Magazine's The People's Best New Chef National Winner for 2014. Story features comfortable dining room, patio and bar seating. Story accepts reservations and walk-ins Wednesday - Sunday 4:30pm - 8:30pm.

A photo of Kona Grill - Kansas City restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1813)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Plaza / Brookside
Booked 23 times today

Welcome to Kona Grill in Country Club Plaza, Kansas City’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment district. Visitors and locals alike can come in to enjoy our scratch kitchen and award-winning sushi after reveling in the art festivals and special events. Stop by for happy hour to taste our handcrafted cocktails infused with freshly squeezed juices. Enjoy a diverse menu featuring a wide variety of contemporary American dishes, as well as unique entrées and appetizers with a global flair. Specialties include Miso-saké Sea Bass in a delicious marinade, filets, almond-crusted Pork-Tenderloin, and Kona Grill’s signature dish – Macadamia Nut Chicken. The restaurant’s contemporary ambience and its new patio provide the perfect venue for special occasions like bridal showers, baby showers, birthday celebrations, business meetings, date night, or just any occasion really.

A photo of Seasons 52 - Kansas City restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4532)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Plaza / Brookside
Booked 28 times today

OUR DINING ROOM IS OPEN. CURBSIDE PICKUP ALSO AVAILABLE. We are pleased to open our doors, but delighted to still offer takeout. See the menu at Seasons52.com. Please call (816) 531-0052 to make your reservation.Seasons 52 is a comfortable and stylish fresh grill and wine bar offering a refreshingly balanced approach to food and wine where guests are free to enjoy, knowing any choice they make is one they'll feel good about. The menu changes with the season to feature ingredients at their peak, from whole produce that arrives and is kept 100% fresh, never frozen, to carefully sourced meats and pristine seafood. Entrées are oak-fire grilled or brick oven-roasted, without a fryer in sight, to be flavorful and naturally lighter. The Wine Bar pours world-class wines by the glass and signature cocktails. More at Seasons52.com

A photo of Grand Street - Lenexa restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(833)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Lenexa

For over 25 years, locally owned and operated Grand Street has been a Kansas City favorite for its modern American cuisine. Our new location, in the Lenexa City Center, is the perfect retreat for indelible dining and events. Our food is simple, elegant, and exciting. The exceptional cuisine paired with the modern decor is sure to make Grand Street a dining experience you will remember. Our chefs are dedicated to ensure your culinary experience will be fulfilled while our service team aims to provide the highest level of hospitality.

A photo of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar - Kansas City restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1280)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Plaza / Brookside
Booked 16 times today

Jax Fish House is open and ready to welcome you for both indoor and outdoor dining and curbside pick-up 7 days a week. Any way you choose to dine, we got you. For curbside pick-up order online! It is easy-peasy, and you can place an order for a future date, too.Order Online: jaxfishhouse.com/kansas-city----------Jax Fish House in the Plaza works tirelessly to bring fresh caught seafood and fine coastal food to the surrounding landlocked community. The dining experience, whether outdoors or at your home, focuses on sustainable seafood when choosing who to partner with to provide guests only the freshest seafood.

A photo of Grand Street - Plaza restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2279)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Plaza / Brookside
Booked 8 times today

For over 25 years, locally owned and operated Grand Street has been a Kansas City favorite for its modern American cuisine. Located in the heart of the Country Club Plaza, our restaurant is the perfect retreat for indelible dining and events. Our food is simple, elegant, and exciting. The exceptional cuisine paired with the upscale decor of the newly remodeled restaurant are sure to make Grand Street a dining experience you will remember. Our chefs are dedicated to ensure your culinary experience will be fulfilled while our service team aims to provide the highest level of hospitality.

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