New & Noteworthy Eateries for 2023 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 2023 Kansas City Restaurant Week. 

Here’s just a sampling of the new flavors headed your way during #KCRW2023 …   ​

  • Anchor Island Coffee – Set sail for this tropical outpost at 41st & Troost. In addition to a selection of coffee and tea drinks, Anchor Island serves breakfast burritos and sandwiches in an inviting all-day setting.
  • Aspen's Restaurant & Lounge – From salads to short rib, there's something for everyone on the menu at this spacious neighborhood spot, located on 151st St. in south Overland Park.
  • Briarcliff Barrio – Joining its popular companions in Brookside and Red Bridge, Briarcliff Barrio brings street tacos and plenty of choices for modern Mexican cuisine to the Northland.
  • Bull Creek Distillery – Settle in at this bourbon, whiskey and vodka distillery on the southern edge of Johnson County for steak, salmon, pasta and more.
  • Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant – The Lee's Summit location joins the Country Club Plaza's mainstay for KC Restaurant Week this year, offering new chances to enjoy fine American dishes and expert wine guidance.
  • Double Tap KC – If you're hoping to add a little friendly competition to your KC Restaurant Week outing, look no further than this virtual reality arcade, bar and restaurant in the River Market.
  • Gravity – Burgers, salads, seafood dishes and more classic options make up the menu at Gravity, an inviting new addition to the Shops of Prairie Village.
  • Houlihan's – The classic KC establishment serves modern menus in welcoming settings across the metro, with the Overland Park location at Oak Park Mall participating for the first time.
  • Iron Horse Bar & Grill – With the addition of a new location in Lee's Summit, Iron Horse Bar & Grill is now serving sirloin, salmon and shrimp on both sides of the state line.

  • KC Cajun – A flavorful food truck that has now expanded to a brick and mortar location, KC Cajun draws on Creole recipes from across generations to create its sandwiches, pastas and other signature items.
  • Kobi Q Sushi – Make your way to Westport for a full sushi bar menu, plus more of the most popular entrees originated at Kobi Q's first location in the Crossroads Arts District.
  • La Fuente – Stay warm and satisfied all throughout KCRW by creating your own fresh, casual Mexican street food dishes in Overland Park.
  • Martin City Pizza & Taproom – Locations in Lee's Summit, Martin City and Lenexa join the Mission Farms taproom in serving wings, pizza and more, all perfect to be paired with pours of Martin City Brewing Co. beers.
  • Meat Mitch Barbecue – Long celebrated for an outstanding array of seasonings and sauces, Meat Mitch now operates a full-fledged barbecue joint of its own in Leawood.
  • Oak Ridge Family Social Club – This new social club in the Northland is open to the public for KC Restaurant Week, offering salads, sandwiches and much more during lunch and dinner.
  • Ocean Prime – Take your pick of seafood dishes, soups and salads, all served in the elevated setting of Ocean Prime's dazzling dining room on the Country Club Plaza.

  • Pigwich – Known for its high-quality meats and some of the city's most creative sandwiches, Pigwich cures cravings of all kinds at its prime location within the River Market.
  • Pizza Tascio – Pick up a New York-style slice from any of Pizza Tascio's three participating locations: North Kansas City, 39th Street and Overland Park.
  • Plate – This year, the modern Italian restaurant in Brookside is joined by a new location in Leawood. Stop by for a vast selection of fresh pasta dishes and breads.
  • QZ Poke & Ramen – Featuring fresh ingredients and homemade sauces, QZ Poke & Ramen brings a full slate of delicious new flavors to Legends Outlets.
  • RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack – Enjoy your fill of brisket, smoked chicken, burnt ends and plenty more classic items at this storied barbecue joint in Mission.
  • Roots Seasonal Cuisine – Expect fresh dishes tailored to each season of the year at this bright, inviting addition in Lee's Summit.
  • Smitty's Garage Burgers & Beer – Grab a classic burger and fries for lunch or dinner in the heart of Ward Parkway Center.
  • Strang Hall and Strang Chef Collective – Take your pick from multiple restaurants under one roof at Strang Hall in Downtown Overland Park and Strang Chef Collective in Downtown KC.
  • Thai Orchid – A longtime favorite located in Mission, Thai Orchid serves a selection of curries, noodle dishes and plenty of additional entrees.
  • Transport Brewery – Add an IPA, a coffee stout or a pale ale to your KCRW dining experience at this bright and spacious brewery in Shawnee.
  • Union on the Hill – Make time for a visit to the cozy and welcoming Union Hill neighborhood, where you can dive into this inviting new bistro's extensive menu for lunch or dinner.
  • Veritas Whiskey and Wine – You'll experience attention to fine beverages and a menu that draws in flavors from around the world at Veritas.


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