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Recommended Restaurants – MAMA 43 @ UMKC

There are many, many excellent restaurants, brewpubs, distilleries, and foodhalls in KC.  This is a small sampling only (and I still left off favorites)!

The Country Club Plaza – by distance to the Conference Hotel (There are LOTS of restaurants, these are the locally owned ones that we like.)

  • Bo Ling’s (Chinese), 4701 Jefferson St. $
  • O’Dowd’s Gastrobar (Irish), 4742 Pennsylvania Ave. $
  • Hogshead (New American) 4743 Pennsylvania Ave. $$
  • Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue, 4747 Wyandotte St. $-$$
  • Gram & Dun (New American), 600 Ward Parkway $-$$
  • Classic Cup Café (New American), 301 W 47th St. $$
  • Grand Street Café (Continental), 4740 Grand Ave. $$-$$$
  • Stock Hill (Steaks and more), 4800 Main St. $$$$
  • Ragazza Food & Wine (Italian), 4301 Main St. $$$

Campus Area (by distance from Campus)

  • Pizza 51, 5060 Oak St. $
  • Sahara (Mediterranean), 320 East 51st St. $
  • KinLin (Chinese), 318 East 51st St. $
  • Eggtc. (Breakfast/Lunch), Minsky’s Pizza, Osterio Il Centro (Italian, dinner), 5101-7 Main St. $-$$
  • Black Dirt (Farm to Table), 5070 Main St. $$$
  • Mission Taco Joint, 5060 Main St. $-$$
  • Brady’s Public House (Irish gastropub), 5424 Troost Ave. $
  • André’s Confiserie Suisse (café, wine bar), 5018 Main St.  $
  • Spin! Neapolitan Pizza, 4950 Main St. $
  • Aixois (French), 251 East 55th St. $-$$
  • Chai Shai (Pakistani), 651 East 59th St. $
  • Mixx (Gourmet Salads), 4855 Main St. $

Brookside & Waldo Neighborhoods

  • Bella Napoli (Italian Deli, pizza, pasta, etc.), 6229 Brookside Ave. $
  • Red Door Grill (Burgers, American), 6324 Brookside Plaza $
  • Boru Ramen, 500 West 75th St. $
  • Summit Grill & Bar, 520 West 75th St. $
  • Bier Station (Taproom, pub food), 120 E. Gregory Bldv. $
  • Waldo Pizza, 7433 Broadway Ave. $
  • Waldo Thai, 8431 Wornall Rd. $$

Downtown & City Market

  • Affäre (Fine German), 1911 Main St. $$-$$$
  • Extra Virgin (Small plates), 1900 Main St. (Crossroads) $$
  • Freight House Restaurants: Lidia’s (Italian), Grünauer (Austrian) 101 West 22nd St. (Crossroads) $$-$$$
  • LuLu’s Noodle Shop (Thai), 2020 Central Ave. $
  • Pierpont’s at Union Station (Steak), 30 West Pershing Rd. $$$
  • The Majestic (Steak & Jazz), 931 Broadway Ave. $$$
  • The Rieger, (Farm to Table), 1924 Main St. $$$
  • Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen, 1526 Walnut St. $$-$$$
  • Le Fou Frog (French), 400 East 5th St. (City Market area) $$$-$$$$
  • Blue Nile (Ethiopian), 20 East 5th St. (City Market area) $
  • Brown & Loe (New American), 429 Walnut St. (City Market area) $$
  • Parlor (Food hall), 1707 Locust St. (Crossroads) $-$$
  • Brewery Emperial, 1829 Oak St. (Crossroads) $-$$
  • Corvino Supper Club (Creative) 1830 Walnut St. (Crossroads) $$$-$$$$

Westport & Midtown

  • Bluestem (New American), 900 Westport Road $$$-$$$$
  • Ça Va (Wine bar), 4149 Pennsylvania Avenue $$
  • Char Bar (Modern BBQ), 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue $$
  • Moti Mahal (Indian), 4113 Pennsylvania Avenue $-$$
  • Beer Kitchen, 435 Westport Rd, $
  • Port Fonda (Hip Mexican) 4141 Pennsylvania $$
  • Westport Café & Bar (French), 419 Westport Road $$-$$$