New & Noteworthy Eateries for 2024 Kansas City Restaurant Week

One of the best parts of KC Restaurant Week is the chance to expand your horizons and explore more of Kansas City's phenomenal restaurant landscape. This year, savor and save with special, multicourse menus at more than 30 notable new participants taking part for the very first time. 

Here’s just a sampling of the new flavors headed your way during #KCRW2024 …   ​

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  • Atomic Cowboy, Home to Denver Biscuit Company & Fat Sully’s Pizza: Featuring generous slices and sky-high biscuit sandwiches, dig into a duo of tried-and-true comfort foods in Westport.
  • Blue Sushi Sake Grill (Power & Light): Indulge in a nearly endless selection of sushi and sashimi during a visit to the impressive new venue in the heart of the Power & Light District.
  • Café Corazón Crossroads: Expect a wide array of Latin American coffee specialties to enjoy alongside empanadas, tamales and more. Head to the spacious spot in the Crossroads and start making your picks.
  • Char Bar Parkville: A longtime favorite in Westport for creative barbecue dishes, a new location in the Northland is making its KC Restaurant Week debut in 2024.

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  • Chickie’s & Pete’s: Catch your game and take your pick from an expansive menu at this sports bar inside Bally’s Kansas City Casino.
  • Colonial Kitchen: A fresh breakfast and lunch spot inside the garden center at Colonial Gardens in Blue Springs, Colonial Kitchens’ dishes are inspired by ingredients sourced from its own farm and other local producers.
  • The Combine: With a roomy and inviting space for dining located at 30th & Troost, the Combine is a perfect place to snag a slice of pizza or settle in for gameday.
  • District Biskuits: A tantalizing new addition in North Kansas City offers fresh, fluffy biscuits that can be stacked with scrambled eggs, Nashville hot chicken, smash burger patties and plenty of other flavorful items.
  • District Pour House + Kitchen: With a trip to the heart of Old Shawnee, pay a visit to this local favorite in its brand new location for gastropub fare on a prime corner of the historic neighborhood.
  • ENZO Bistro & Wine Bar: This newer addition serves up a robust collection of Sicilian flavors for brunch, lunch and dinner. Find it perched on one of the coziest corners of the treasured River Market neighborhood.
  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill (Lee's Summit): Salads, seafood and steak are just the beginning at this classic American establishment in Lee's Summit.
  • Harry’s Bar & Tables: A true KC staple, Harry’s Bar & Tables prepares a wide menu of dishes on a sparkling corner of the lively Westport neighborhood.
  • Hawg Jaw Que & Brew: Take part in a variety of barbecue staples, from burnt end chili and stacked-high sandwiches to loaded nachos and fries, in North Kansas City.
  • Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop (Overland Park and Westwood): Two additional locations for this Thai favorite join the KCRW roster in 2024, bringing noodles, wontons and much more to Overland Park and Westwood.
  • Mesob Restaurant (Northland): With the debut of a second location, Mesob brings its celebrated Ethiopian and Caribbean plates to the Northland for KCRW 2024.


  • Nine Zero One: Make the way to the rooftop of the Fontaine Hotel for delicious dishes and sweeping views of the stunning Country Club Plaza.
  • Noka: Developed upon a Japanese farmhouse concept, Noka boasts a raw bar, small plates and rich entrees in a rustic-yet-sophisticated space on Martini Corner.
  • Pickleman’s Gourmet Café: Make KCRW a convenient part of your day with this quick and tasty option for sandwiches, pizza and salads in the Power & Light District.
  • Pinstripes Overland Park: Undoubtedly one of the most unique opportunities for a KCRW outing, Pinstripes pairs special menus with bowling and bocce in Overland Park’s Prairiefire district.
  • Pokesan: Choose your own warm and refreshing flavors with easily customized poke bowls, plus dumplings and more, at this tucked-away spot in the East Crossroads.
  • Privēe Restaurant & Lounge: Featuring upscale interiors and a menu to match, Privēe boasts all you need for a dazzling night out. Experience the luxurious offerings firsthand on Southwest Blvd.
  • Puttery: Fine cuisine joins fun and games for this KCRW outing. After you’ve finished dining, stick around for a high-tech round of miniature golf at this sleek and impressive venue on the Country Club Plaza.
  • SERV: It’s an all-new chance to get in the game during KCRW 2024. Pair your dining experience with a few rounds of America’s hottest new sport at this popular destination for pickleball in Overland Park.
  • Society KC: Head to this undeniably hip spot in the Crossroads to browse a wide-ranging menu and immerse yourself in the restaurant’s inviting, upscale ambiance.

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  • The Spot: An initiative of the Prospect KC, the cozy 18th & Vine café offers a menu of healthy lunch options and provides real-life training to students as an element of a culinary training program.
  • Strang Chef Collective – Cascade: Delight every diner in your group four distinct restaurant concepts under one roof at the new Cascade Hotel on the Country Club Plaza.
  • Summit Pizza (Independence): Find a fantastic slice for everyone in Independence, thanks to Summit Pizza’s dedicated menus of gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options.
  • Tacos Valentina @ Torn Label: Found in Torn Label’s taproom on the far east end of the Crossroads Arts District, Tacos Valentina celebrates Mexican heritage through its menu of tacos inspired by regional recipes and tortillas that rely on hand-pressed masa.
  • Tall Trellis Brew Co.Check out this Olathe brewery for a menu of dishes that pair perfectly with every pour, from street tacos and sliders to flatbreads and pretzel sticks.
  • Thai Zappz Authentic Cuisine: Make your pick from a vast selection of comforting, savory menu items at this destination for Thai cuisine in Overland Park.
  • Transport Brewery Gardner x Smoke-N-Seoul BBQ: A popular food truck at Transport Brewery’s Gardner taproom, Smoke-N-Seoul BBQ infuses classic KC plates with inventive Korean flavors.
  • VOO Lounge: Don’t miss this sparkling stakeout for jazz, dinner and drinks in Downtown Kansas City. Find it along Baltimore Ave. in the Kansas City Marriott Downtown’s Muehlebach Tower.
  • Zero Zero Handmade Pasta: Order lunch for carryout or try to snag one of just a few tables at this charming shop on the Westside, where fresh pasta and rich flavors are the top priority.

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