New & Noteworthy Eateries for 2022 Kansas City Restaurant Week

Through carryout, delivery or traditional dine-in experiences, Kansas City Restaurant Week offers the perfect opportunity to sample your way through the hottest trends in our region’s culinary scene. Savor and save with special, multicourse menus at several notable new participants taking part in 2022 Kansas City Restaurant Week. 

Here’s just a sampling of the new flavors headed your way during #KCRW2022 …   ​


  • Chewology – Originally located within Lenexa Public Market, the popular destination for Taiwanese street food has made a new home in Westport. Expect a selection of gyoza, bao and more alongside a thoughtfully crafted cocktail menu.
  • BLU HWY – A vast menu inspired by the American road trip is the perfect complement to a splashy patio and sun-soaked bar. Find BLU HWY in a prime spot along Main Street on the South Plaza.
  • Bamboo Penny’s – Bamboo Penny’s brings bold Thai flavors to Leawood’s Park Place with a menu of salads, curries, noodle dishes and more. Feeling adventurous? Sneak up to The Bamboo Room—a Polynesian-inspired rooftop venue for cocktails and small plates.
  • Torn Label Public House – The long-time Crossroads brewery recently opened an expanded kitchen and taproom, adding a menu of classic appetizers, substantial sandwiches and a nearly endless list of signature sauces for pairing.
  • Red Door - Lenexa – A neighborhood favorite in Leawood, Brookside, Liberty and Overland Park, the new addition to Lenexa offers the same robust menu of soups, salads, intriguing appetizers and plenty of choices for entrees from the grill.
  • Chappell’s Restaurant, Bar and Sports Museum – Every inch of each wall, ceiling and shelf at Chappell’s is adorned with sports memorabilia. Browse the ever-growing collection after you’ve made your pick from the restaurant’s roster of burgers and sandwiches.
  • Coast to Coast Pub by Martin City Brewing Company – The new addition at Martin City Brewing Company’s original location was designed with seafood in mind—oysters, lobster rolls, salmon, scallops and much more. The menu also features a selection of burgers and mac & cheese dishes. Carryout Available



  • Third Street Social - South Plaza – Supremely comforting plates like cheddar biscuits, meatballs and chicken & waffles have been available in Downtown Lee’s Summit since 2016. Now, familiar favorites are available at the new South Plaza location. Carryout Available
  • Flapjacks ‘n More – Stacks of flapjacks in nearly any flavor you’d like, plus French toast, breakfast burritos, crepes, benedicts and an array of other breakfast classics add up to a supremely comforting way to start the day in Overland Park.
  • Cliff’s Taphouse – Brunch, lunch and dinner with comfy digs and a spacious patio perched on Martini Corner. Cliff’s Taphouse focuses on accommodating every diner, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options made available on every menu.
  • El Maviri – Shrimp plates and ceviche, plus flavorfully prepared seafood entrees of all kinds, make up the menu at this Mexican seafood spot in Olathe.
  • The Chive Cafe and Market – A cozy outpost found next to Transparent Brewing Company in Grandview. Focused on locally-sourced ingredients, options include fresh salads, sandwiches and pizzas, as well as delightful bites like deviled eggs and bacon-wrapped stuffed dates. Carryout Available
  • Burger Shed at Embassy Suites – Towering burgers, crisp onion rings and a mouthwatering menu of milkshakes at the Embassy Suites Kansas City/Olathe.



  • Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa – A new location for the renowned barbecue establishment brings burnt ends, sausage, brisket and many more smoked delicacies to Lenexa City Center. (Save room for a few bites of a favorite KC carrot cake.) Carryout Available
  • Red Crab – Crab boil and seafood pasta prepared with your choice of flavors, plus plenty of appetizers and fried snacks to accompany. Carryout Available
  • Scratch Gourmet Express & Catering – Seasonal ingredients and a menu that rotates multiple times each month create undeniably fresh, creative dinner experiences for pickup in Prairie Village.
  • Deep Roots Restaurant and Bar – A sister restaurant to the Homesteader in Downtown Kansas City, an inviting dinner menu of comfort foods is punctuated by a selection of steaks and pasta in Kansas City, KS. Carryout & Delivery Available
  • The Bar/Bar West/Bar West Plaza/The Bar Olathe – Found in Mission, Shawnee, Olathe and on the Plaza, this family of establishments elevates the sports bar experience with savory brunches and irresistible starters. (Menus vary by location—check availability before you arrive.)
  • Dancing Crab – A new Cajun seafood spot at Legends Outlets offering fried baskets and a selection of boiled seafood specialties.
  • Herrera’s Tenderloin Grill – A KC establishment for pork tenderloin since 1932. Located along Southwest Blvd. in the Westside, house-made batter and secret hot sauce headline this first-time KCRW participant’s hands-on dining experience. Carryout Available
  • Ironhorse Bar & Grill – A selection of fine American dishes paired with a menu of signature cocktails and an entertainment-filled patio in Leawood.



  • Taste Island Grill – Offering a menu filled with Caribbean flavors via rice bowls, tacos and chicken wings, Taste Island Grill is a new fast-casual concept from the owners of Mesob—located right next door in Midtown.
  • foodlove cafe – The long-time KC catering company recently opened a new restaurant location perched on a brick-lined corner of the Crossroads, serving fusion dishes drawing from the traditions of French cuisine and soul food. Carryout Available
  • The Peacock – Warm, welcoming and filled with color, this new addition in Westport is designed to comfort. Expect creative flavors accompanying each main course and a selection of decadent desserts to finish.
  • Canary  – With a visit to Canary, you’ll find a menu of rich and modern American dishes in Midtown’s historic Netherland building—if you’re looking to elevate your experience even further, add oysters or caviar service.
  • RA Sushi Bar Restaurant – Gyoza, spring rolls, shrimp and a tempting selection of sushi rolls in Leawood, all followed by the sweet finish of a mochi trio.
  • LULA Southern Cookhouse – Enjoy a helping of southern hospitality right along Main Street in the Crossroads, featuring a thoughtful menu filled with staples like seasonal salads, catfish, fried chicken and apple crisp. Carryout Available

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