Ink Food & Drink

Happy hours: Prairie Village

The Stiegl Radler is among the options at Tavern in the Village.
The Stiegl Radler is among the options at Tavern in the Village.

The Blue Moose Bar and Grill

4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

This beer pub chain is an ideal place to enjoy dinner and drinks alfresco. There are two patios: one smoking, one nonsmoking. Remodeled bar and cocktail area.

4160 W. 71st St.,, @BlueMoosePV, 913.722.9463

Chocolate Frog Cafe

4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday

The new restaurant serving classic American comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s a full bar including cocktails, beer, wine and milkshakes that can be spiked. Happy hour offers specials on draft beer and glasses of wine.

3935 W. 69th Terrace,, @cfrogcafe, 913.601.5250

Johnny’s Tavern

3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 p.m. to close Sunday through Thursday

Local sports bar chain where KU is always the home team. Live music on Saturday.

8262 Mission Road,, @JohnnysTaverns, 913.901.0322

Jun’s Authentic Japanese Restaurant

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

This traditional Japanese restaurant serves hibachi-style food, steak, sushi and tempura along with sake, wine and specialty cocktails. Closed Sunday.

7660 State Line Road,, 913.341.4924

Minsky’s Pizza

4 p.m. to close Wednesday

Get $1 off wines by the glass and bottles of house wine for $5 with purchase of a large gourmet pie on Wine Wednesday at this locally owned gourmet pizza chain where the TVs are usually turned to sports. Several locations have games and party rooms, and some have weekend drink specials.

6921 Tomahawk Road,, @MinskysPizza, 913.262.6226

Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant

3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m. to close Friday and Saturday

Try the carnitas and the half-priced margaritas during happy hour at this local Mexican food chain with loud murals of civilized iguana societies.

8228 Mission Road,, @Salty_Iguana, 913.381.3888

Spin Neapolitan Pizza

4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Draught beer is $3, sangria and house wines are $4 and Mini Mia pizzas are $5 during happy hour. On Mondays, Spin Club members can purchase two pizzas and get either a third pizza, two small salads or one large salad for free. This location allows you to bring your own wine for a $1 corking fee Sunday through Thursday and $5 Friday and Saturday.

8224 Mission Road,, @spinpizza, 913.341.7746


4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday

Find happy hour specials in the bar and lounge at this chef-driven restaurant with a bar specializing in hand-crafted cocktails. One of the few kid-friendly white tablecloth restaurants in this town. Look for occasional event dinners.

3931 W. 69th Terrace,, @storykc, 913.236.9955

Tavern in the Village

4 to 6 p.m. daily

Happy hour includes select wines and martinis for $5, appetizers for $6 and beers for $2.50. Late-night happy hour is from 8:30 p.m. to close daily and offers $6 appetizers. Saturday and Sunday brunch features more than 10 brunch cocktails.

3901 Prairie Lane,, @tavern_village, 913.529.2229

Urban Table

3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday

An American bistro that is a destination for locals with fresh, scratch-made food at an honest value. Impressive wine and beer lists, weekend brunch, Monday wine specials and happy hour.

8232 Mission Road,, @urbantablekc, 913.948.6900