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The JacobsonThe Jacobson
1235 reviews
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Contemporary American | Crossroads / Freight District / Boulevard, Kansas City, MO

Staff was maybe even better than the amazing food! More

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Elderslie Farm1. Elderslie Farm
184 reviews
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American | Wichita, Wichita

Wonderful evening, wonderful setting. Loved the menu and we did the wine pairing, which was wonderful not to have to order and to just be served!! More

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Cafe Provence2. Cafe Provence
2082 reviews
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French American | Prairie Village, Kansas City, KS

It was everything I expected, will definitely go back! Food, staff, atmosphere, all excellent! More

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Culinaria Mediterranean Kitchen3. Culinaria Mediterranean Kitchen
97 reviews
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Mediterranean | Lawrence, Lawrence

We love this place. It's small, but the food is always the best in the KC metro area, and not as expensive as the quality might command. We love this place. Did I already say that? More

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TikiCat4. TikiCat
456 reviews
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Lounge | Kansas City South, Kansas City, MO

Such a great hidden treasure! The only down side is they can’t light the luau on fire anymore. More

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Sushi House5. Sushi House
466 reviews
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Sushi | Leawood, Kansas City, KS

Tat is the best waiter. Extremely helpful and very friendly. More

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54th Street Grill & Bar - Blue Springs54th Street Grill & Bar - Blue Springs
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American | Blue Springs, Kansas City, MO

54th Street was founded in Kansas City, MO by Thomas E. Norsworthy in 1989. He envisioned a place that would accommodate a consistently crowded dining room as well as a lively bar crowd, while offering the quality food and drinks that exceed national chain competitors. At 54th Street, we believe that great food starts with fresh produce, high quality meats and ingredients and meals prepared from scratch. With our amazing range of scratch prepared menu items, we truly have something for everyone. The Five-Four promise is to forever uphold our tradition of serving generous portions of housemade food and drink at an honest price. 54th Street welcomes you for all occasions. Drop in for Happy Hour with friends, celebrate a special occasion, enjoy a family night out or fly solo! Ultimately, it’s your time. Join us, experience 54 and share the 54 experience with others.More

54th Street Grill & Bar - Zona Rosa54th Street Grill & Bar - Zona Rosa
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American | Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

54th Street was founded in Kansas City, MO by Thomas E. Norsworthy in 1989. He envisioned a place that would accommodate a consistently crowded dining room as well as a lively bar crowd, while offering the quality food and drinks that exceed national chain competitors. At 54th Street, we believe that great food starts with fresh produce, high quality meats and ingredients and meals prepared from scratch. With our amazing range of scratch prepared menu items, we truly have something for everyone. The Five-Four promise is to forever uphold our tradition of serving generous portions of housemade food and drink at an honest price. 54th Street welcomes you for all occasions. Drop in for Happy Hour with friends, celebrate a special occasion, enjoy a family night out or fly solo! Ultimately, it’s your time. Join us, experience 54 and share the 54 experience with others.More

FarinaFarina
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Contemporary Italian | Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Modern Italian style cuisine featuring an oyster bar, seasonal menu changes, fantastic wine selections and beautifully crafted cocktails. More

The Weather RoomThe Weather Room
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Steakhouse | Topeka, Topeka

The Weather Room brings a modern American steakhouse concept to Downtown Topeka that promises to be a must visit dining destination for travelers and locals alike. Elegant yet down-to-earth, The Weather Room caters to a variety of palates, offering a range of shareable dishes, a house-cured charcuterie program, hearty meats and fresh seafood options. The Weather Room Bar offers a full service experience featuring local spirits and beer as well as expertly crafted cocktails.More

Vora Restaurant EuropeanVora Restaurant European
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European | Wichita, Wichita

Welcome to Vora Restaurant European!
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Discover Kansas City

Kansas City is a town of great food that is especially renowned for its barbecue. Known as the "World's barbecue capital," it has more than 100 BBQ restaurants featuring brisket, ribs, pulled pork and more. Locals also love the chicken and noodles, a traditional dish in Kansas City. While almost everyone has their own recipe for this meal, everyone can agree that it is a city favorite. Some more popular local tastes include the fried chicken and loose meat sandwiches, available at every type of restaurant from hole-in-the-wall diners to new American specialty bistros. Put a twist on comfort food in Kansas!