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Game on: Where to watch the Royals in the playoffs

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Johnny's Tavern has locations throughout the metro, including this one at the Power & Light District.
Johnny's Tavern has locations throughout the metro, including this one at the Power & Light District.

With this year’s astounding Royals run, we’re all hooked into the buzz in the air.

It’s a good time to be a Royals fan in Kansas City, and not just for the roughly 40,000 lucky fans who get to pack a standing-room-only Kauffman Stadium for the playoff games here.

Here are bars and restaurants where you can find Blue October specials and catch a game. Find even more venues in Ink’s Bar Guide at inkkc.com/barguide.

75th Street Brewery

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 520 W. 75th St., Waldo

WHAT: Neighborhood pub brews eight flagship beers and a handful of seasonal suds. Among the most popular beers is Royal Raspberry Wheat, a wheat brewed with 100 percent natural raspberry extract. It also makes root beers and hosts seasonal brewmaster dinners in a private dining room. Visit the Alley, a partially open-air beer garden with a full bar. Happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday includes $1 off draws, $1 off wells and half-price specialty drinks. Pizza and pitcher specials on Sunday.

INFO: 75thstreet.com, Facebook, @75thStBrewery, 816.523.4677

810 Zone

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Sports

WHERE: Inside Harrah’s Casino, One Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City

WHAT: Watch the games at this flashy joint named for the local sports radio station. You’ll find beer, casual dining, food and more than 60 HD TV screens, including a 25-foot screen.

INFO: 810zone.com, Facebook, @810Harrahs, 816.460.5060

Additional Location:

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1672 N.W. Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit

WHAT: Happy hour is 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: leessummit.810zone.com, Facebook, @810LeesSummit, 816.994.3323

Amerisports Brew Pub

Sports, Food

WHERE: Inside Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, 3200 N. Ameristar Drive

WHAT: Located inside Ameristar Casino, Amerisports Brew Pub serves games including the NFL Package on 52 screens (including the area’s largest indoor TV, which is 30 feet wide) and house-brewed beer with names such as Red Zone Lager, Face Off Pale Ale and Hard Ball Dark. Try the Knock Out Blond, a Bohemian-style pilsner with a floral honey aroma. Or, try the seasonal draft choice Saison.

INFO: ameristar.com, Facebook, 816.414.7171

BRGR Kitchen & Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Patio, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 11 E. 14th St., Power & Light District

WHAT: “Party like it’s 1985” at this modern burger joint. Sip $3 yard beers or get adventurous with custom cocktails. Happy hour specials at Power & Light location only, 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays, includes $5 select wines, beer and specialty drinks and $6 snacks.

INFO: brgrkitchen.com, Facebook, @brgrkitchen, 816.221.2747

Barcode

Drink Specials, Food, Dance Floor, Games, Live Music/DJ, Karaoke, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 9100 East 35th St.

WHAT: Sports bar near the stadiums where the grill specializes in sandwiches and skewers and the bar has cheap drinks and Kansas City-themed cocktails. Karaoke on Wednesday. Happy hour is all day and all night on Monday and Thursday and 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

INFO: barcodesportsbar.com, Facebook, 816.358.5777

Beaver Tap Sports Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 9720 Quivira Road, Lenexa

WHAT: Watch sports on more than 20 TVs or hang out on the heated patio. Daily drink and food specials. Open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Happy hour is 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday with $3 bites. Live DJs throughout the week, Karaoke on Mondays. Themed parties monthly. Great place to watch UFC.

INFO: rileydrive.com, Facebook, 913.492.3900

The Blue Line

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 529 Walnut St., River Market

WHAT: This 3 a.m. dog-friendly sports bar specializing in hockey featuresMLB, tooBrand new happy hour menu with premium liquor for $4.

INFO: thebluelinekc.com, Facebook, @thebluelinekc, 816.472.7825

The BrewTop Pub and Patio

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 8614 N. Boardwalk Ave., the Shops at Boardwalk

WHAT: Sports bar and pub with a large rooftop patio and a friendly staff. Many TVs are tuned to sports, and there are two HD projector screens.

INFO: thebrewtop.com, Facebook, 816.584.9292

Additional Locations:

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 700 N.E. Woods Chapel Drive, Lee’s Summit

WHAT: You’ll find five 110-inch projector screens and 28 flat-screen TVs.

INFO: thebrewtop.com, Facebook, @brewtopls, 816.373.4300

Brewbakers Bar & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 9482 Renner Blvd., Lenexa

WHAT: Any night you come to watch the Royals, there’s a special, like $3 Boulevard pints on Friday. Happy hour is from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: brewbakersbar.com, Facebook, @BrewbakersBar, 913.322.2739

The Brooksider Sports Bar & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 6330 Brookside Plaza, Brookside

WHAT: Sports bar and grill with occasional live music and a basement bar you can rent. Happy hour is 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday with half-price appetizers, $2.50 domestic bottles, $3 domestic draws and $3 wells.

INFO: brooksiderbarandgrill.com, Facebook, @brooksiderbar, 816.363.4070

Chappell’s Restaurant & Sports Museum

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports

WHERE: 323 Armour Road, North Kansas City

WHAT: Once named the country’s 10th-best sports bar by Sports Illustrated, Chappell’s is nationally known for its wall-to-wall sports photos and memorabilia, including the 1956 Heisman trophy awarded to then-Notre Dame quarterback Paul Hornung, and the Oakland Athletics’ 1973 World Series trophy. Happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Small smoking patio out front. Closed Sunday.

INFO: chappellsrestaurant.com, Facebook, 816.421.0002

Char Bar

Drink Specials, Games, Food, Patio, Smoking, Sports

WHERE: 4050 Pennsylvania Ave.

WHAT: Southern-inspired smokehouse offering a rotating list of American craft beer, wine and bourbon. Happy hour is 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: charbarkc.com, Facebook, @charbarkc, 816.389.8600

Charlie Hooper’s Brookside Bar & Grille

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 12 W. 63rd St., Brookside

WHAT: The “original neighborhood bar and grille in Kansas City” features more than 33 beers on tap and more than 150 beers in its craft and imported bottle selection. Hoopers is open until 3 a.m. and serves food until 2 a.m. daily. Take advantage of daily food and drink specials, including the Wednesday import and craft bottle night, crafts on draft on Thursdays and domestics and dogs on Saturday.

INFO: charliehoopers.com, Facebook, @CharlieHoopers, 816.361.8841

Craft & Draft

Drink Specials, Food, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1 Royal Way in Kauffman Stadium

WHAT: Craft beer is the specialty at this new bar and restaurant overlooking The K’s left field. Craft &Draft boasts 75 brews on tap and a gastropub-style menu with charcuterie, steamed pork belly buns, Kobe beef burgers and customizable pizzas.

INFO: kansascity.royals.mlb.com, 816.504.4040

District Pour House + Kitchen

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7122 Wornall Road, Waldo

WHAT: This bar has craft beers and cocktails with 35 house-made infusions and a heavy emphasis on local in food and beverage selections. More than 100 craft beers. Weekday happy hour specials from 3 to 7 p.m. Open until 1:30 a.m.

INFO: districtpourhouse.com, Facebook, @DistrictPHK, 816.333.0799

Drunken Fish Sushi Restaurant & Lounge

Drink Specials, Food, Patio, Party Room, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 14 E. 14th St., Power & Light District

WHAT: Three happy hours from 11 a.m. to noon, 4 to 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. to close Monday through Friday, and from 10 p.m. to close on Saturday and Sunday. Happy hours feature specials on sushi, signature drinks, beer and sake.

INFO: drunkenfish.com, Facebook, @drunkenfish, 816.474.7177

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 101 E. 13th St., Power & Light District

WHAT: You’ll find 76 beers on tap and hundreds more in bottles, plus occasional beer events and trivia on Tuesday. Most pints are $3 on Monday for pint night and Wednesday is keep-the-glass night.

INFO: beerknurd.com, Facebook, @FlyingSaucerKC, 816.221.1900

Fox and Hound Pub & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 10428 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park

WHAT: This chain bar and restaurant keeps 36 beers on tap, has a DJ on Tuesday and sells specialty cocktails such as the Kryptonite Rita, a glowing green concoction. TVs and projection screens were added during a recent remodeling. Daily specials 4-7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close.

INFO: foxandhound.com, Facebook, @Foxandhoundop, 913.649.1700

Fred P. Ott’s Bar & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Karaoke, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 4770 J.C. Nichols Parkway

WHAT: Get rowdy for the Royals at this local hamburger pub chain with a charming, old-timey theme, satellite sports, hot wings and cold beer. Happy hour runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with $1 off drafts and $3 wells. Karaoke on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights.

INFO: fredpottskc.com, Facebook, 816.753.2878

Fuel - American Made Bar & Grill

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7300 W. 119th St., Overland Park

WHAT: Fuel is a high-energy sports bar featuring one of KC’s largest patios and live music 3 to 4 nights a week. Open every day from 10:40 a.m. until 2 a.m.

INFO: oneblocksouthkc.com, Facebook, @OneBlockSouthKC, 913.451.0444

Gordon Biersch Brewery

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 100 E. 14th St., Power & Light District

WHAT: Chain serving brewed-in-house traditional German-style beers such as Hefeweizen, an unfiltered wheat beer, and Schwarzbier, a dark lager with hints of coffee. Unless you’re looking for romance, try the bar’s signature garlic fries. Happy hour 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and late-night happy hour runs 9 p.m. to close Sunday through Thursday and 10 p.m to close Friday and Saturday, all in bar and lounge only. Nonsmoking patio is available in addition to a smoking patio. Ramp for wheelchair access.

INFO: gordonbiersch.com, Facebook, 816.471.2340

Gram & Dun

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 600 Ward Parkway

WHAT: Catch the game at the bar of an American gastropub that pays special attention to pairing food with libations. Exquisite patio, weekend brunch cocktail cart, and weekday happy hour specials. Hand-crafted cocktails, extensive wine and beer lists.

INFO: gramanddun.com, Facebook, @GramAndDun, 816.389.2900

Granfalloon Bar & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 608 Ward Parkway

WHAT: Large bar specializes in craft beers. The menu features seafood, sandwiches, steak and house-made pizza. With more than 20 HD TVs and three party rooms, this 3 a.m. spot is a natural for game day. Dine outside on the patio or take in the fresh air indoors through giant windows that open onto Ward Parkway. Happy hour runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and features food specials as well as discounted drinks.

INFO: thegranfalloon.com, Facebook, 816.753.7850

Grinders

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Wi-Fi, Party Room

WHERE: 417 E. 18th St., East Crossroads

WHAT: Cheer on the Royals at this eclectic bar known for its grinders and pizza. Great selection of craft beers on tap and more in bottles. Happy hour seven days, 3 to 5 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m., featuring $2 wells and $2 yard beer.

INFO: grinderspizza.com, Facebook, @GrindersKC, 816.472.5454

Hamburger Mary’s

Drink Specials, Food, Karaoke, Live Music/DJ, Sports, Wi-Fi, Patio, Smoking

WHERE: 3700 Broadway

WHAT: This popular bar has moved to a new location to put its gay-friendly stamp on midtown.

INFO: hamburgermarys.com/kc, Facebook, @KCMarys, 816.842.1919

Harpo’s

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 4109 Pennsylvania Ave.

WHAT: The local outpost of the beloved Mizzou sports bar is also a great place to cheer on the Royals. Daily drink specials from 9 p.m. to midnight. Open until 3 a.m.

INFO: harposkc.com, Facebook, @harposkc, 816.753.3434

Harry’s Country Club

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking

WHERE: 112 E. Missouri Ave., River Market

WHAT: A 1940s honky-tonk style roadhouse in the River Market with a wall of whiskey and hundreds of beers. The partially covered patio has live music in the warmer months and features a view of the downtown skyline. Happy hour Monday to Friday 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

INFO: harryscountryclub.com, Facebook, 816.421.3505

Hi-Dive Lounge

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1411 W. 39th St.

WHAT: Don’t let the name fool you. This neighborhood bar offers a little bit of everything — from farm fresh menu offerings to Ms. Pac Man. Have a Boulevard or try your luck with the mystery selection at the bar’s beer vending machine. Weekday happy hour runs from 4 to 6 p.m. and offers $3 wells, super cheap canned beer and appetizer specials.

INFO: Facebook, @HiDiveLounge, 816.931.5800

The Irish Pub House

Food, Games, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 6332 Raytown Road, Raytown

WHAT: This smoker-friendly Pizza Hut-turned-sports-bar is known for cheap beer and friendly service.

INFO: Facebook, 816.353.5700

The Jacobson

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 2050 Central St., Crossroads Arts District

WHAT: Find sweeping views of the Crossroads Arts District from its expansive and lively deck. Food specials available during happy hour, 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays except First Friday. Dog-friendly patio.

INFO: thejacobsonkc.com, Facebook, @thejacobsonkc, 816.423.2888

John’s Big Deck

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Karaoke, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 928 Wyandotte St., Library District

WHAT: Make some noise at rooftop Royals watch parties at this 3 a.m. bar with a partially enclosed deck and glorious views. On the first floor, where you’ll find a pool table, free peanuts and more TVs tuned to the game. Happy hour runs 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day Sunday.

INFO: johnsbigdeck.com, Facebook, 816.255.3396

Johnny’s Tavern

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1310 Grand Blvd., Power & Light District

WHAT: Local sports bar chain where KU is always the home team. This location features a large covered patio where smoking is allowed, plus darts, Golden Tee and Buck Hunter. Daily food and drink specials. Most sports packages and 55 HDTVs.

INFO: johnnystavern.com, Facebook, @JohnnysTaverns, 816.268.2260

Kansas City Bier Co.

WHERE: 310 W. 79th St., Waldo

WHAT: German beer styles are the specialty at this 30-barrel brewery. The tasting room opens to a family- and dog-friendly outdoor beer garden next to the Trolley Track Trail. The taproom also has a small menu of pretzels, cheese and sausages.

INFO: kcbier.com, Facebook, @KCBierCo , 816.214.8691

Kelly’s Westport Inn

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 500 Westport Road

WHAT: A Westport mainstay open until 3 a.m. daily. Kelly’s has an all-season deck atop what might be the city’s oldest building. Happy hour is from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

INFO: kellyswestportinn.com, Facebook, @kellysbarkc, 816.561.5800

Lew’s Grill and Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7539 Wornall Road, Waldo

WHAT: This 3 a.m. bar in Waldo has a covered, heated, smoker-friendly patio and serves food until 2 a.m. daily. Nineteen HD plasma TVs make it a great spot for game day. Happy hour is 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: lewsgrillandbar.com, Facebook, @lewsgrillandbar, 816.444.8080

Maloney’s Sports Bar and Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi, Live Music/DJ

WHERE: 7201 W. 79th St., Overland Park

WHAT: Enjoy quality drinks while watching a quality team at this bar serving nachos, wings and pizza. TVs on the patio, too, where smoking is allowed. New rooftop bar and patio. Daily drink specials.

INFO: maloneyssportsbar.com, Facebook, 913.385.9595

McFadden’s Sports Saloon

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1330 Grand Blvd., Power & Light District

WHAT: Catch a game where the Royals players celebrate at this Irish-themed, 3 a.m. sports bar where you can catch a game and eat classic pub food. Watch for special events for the games. Happy hour runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and includes half-priced appetizers and drink specials, except on Sprint Center event days. More than 30 TVs, including four 90-inch screens for big games.

INFO: mcfaddenskc.com, Facebook, @McFaddensKC, 816.471.1330

Nick and Jake’s Bar and Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 6325 Lewis St., Parkville

WHAT: Restaurant with seating on two levels, 28 HDTVs and Americana menu. Business explodes here on big game nights. The Sunday brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

INFO: nickandjakes.com, Facebook, @NickandJakes, 816.584.8535

Paul & Jack’s Tavern

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1808 Clay St., North Kansas City

WHAT: This bar, which has been around since 1948, serves a varied menu, including sandwiches, tacos, steaks and pasta, and has a 9-foot-wide big screen. Drink specials run from 4 p.m. to close Monday; 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Lots of TVs to watch the Royals, plus two patios.

INFO: paulandjacks.com, Facebook, 816.221.9866

Pizza Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Karaoke, Patio, Smoking, Wi-Fi, Live Music/DJ, Dance Floor, Party Room, Sports

WHERE: 1320 Grand Blvd., Power & Light District

WHAT: Pizza by the slice for lunch or late-night snacking — they’re open until 3 a.m. daily. Happy hour runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: pizzabarkc.com, Facebook, @KCPizzaBar, 816.221.8466

Port Fonda

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 4141 Pennsylvania Ave.

WHAT: This popular restaurant and tequila bar transforms into “Sportz Fonda” on game day. You’ll find everything from carnitas tacos to pork belly cazuelitas, a dish baked in a wood-burning oven. Happy hour is from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and a reverse happy hour runs from 10 p.m. to close Monday through Saturday.

INFO: portfonda.com, Facebook, @portfondakc, 816.216. 6462

The Quaff Bar & Grill

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Karaoke, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports

WHERE: 1010 Broadway St., Quality Hill

WHAT: Spacious and lively 3 a.m. bar and grill has 36 new TVs and all the sports packages. Happy hour 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: thequaffkc.com, Facebook, 816.471.1918

Quinton’s Bar & Deli

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7438 Wornall Road, Waldo

WHAT: Much like its Lawrence counterpart, this popular bar transforms from an afternoon sandwich joint known for its Reubens to a hopping nighttime drinking establishment. Open seven days a week until 3 a.m. Nightly specials. Happy hour is from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: quintonswaldobar.com, Facebook, @QuintonsInWaldo, 816.216.7845

Rhythm & Booze

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 423 Southwest Blvd., West Side

WHAT: Industrial decor (think chain-link fences), pool tables, two smoking patios and great tacos for $1 each from 3 to 11 p.m. Thursday. Daily food and drink specials including half-priced appetizers from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Wings are 50 cents on Tuesdays and Sundays. Think you can take the heat? Try the diablo sauce.

INFO: rhythmandbooze09.com, Facebook, @RhythmandBooze, 816.221.2669

Rivals Sports Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Patio, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1 Royal Way

WHAT: This Royals bar in right field that’s open to game ticket holders houses up to about 400 and has plenty of TVs. There’s a rooftop deck you can rent and a full menu of food and beverages, including items such as The True KC cheese steak sandwich, Shredded Southern BBQ pork sandwich and malt shop banana splits.

INFO: kansascity.royals.mlb.com, 816.504.4001

Ruins Pub

Drink Specials, Food, Party Room, Patio, Wi-Fi, Smoking, Sports

WHERE: 1715 Main St., Crossroads Arts District

WHAT: Neighborhood bar and restaurant based on the trendy Budapest “ruin bars” — dive bars built in the ruins of abandoned buildings. Find 40 self-serve beer taps (where customers pay via radio-frequency identification), and such menu items as sandwiches, salads and Hungarian soups.

INFO: ruinspubkc.com, Facebook, 816.392.6110

Saints Pub & Patio

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 16804 W. 89th St., Lenexa

WHAT: This popular regional sports bar chain focuses on daytime service and happy-hour specials. Saints has a free shuttle that will take you to and from the bar (within 10 miles) between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. To schedule a pickup, call 913.553.7911. Happy hour is 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday with $6 appetizers.

INFO: saintspub.com, 913-827-3583

Additional Location:

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 11900 Shawnee Mission Parkway

WHAT: Great place to catch all the Royals games. Great drink specials all week and weekend, handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, and more.

INFO: saintspub.com, Facebook, 913-217-7260

Sol Cantina

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 408 E. 31st St., Martini Corner

WHAT: Open-air bar where SoCal meets Baja meets urban KC. Nosh on Sol’s fish tacos and chase them down with margaritas or your favorite Mexican cerveza. Happy hour is 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: Facebook, @solcantina01, 816.931.8080

Summit Grill and Bar

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJWi-Fi, Sports

WHERE: 500 W. 75th St., Waldo

WHAT: A lively, stylish bar and a low-light, cozy, casual dining room. The full-service bar has local craft beers, a variety of cocktails and an extensive wine list with numerous bottles in the $30 range. Happy hours are 3-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 3-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a reverse happy hour 10-11 p.m. Monday–Thursday.

INFO: summitgrillandbar.com, Facebook, @SummitWaldo, 816.361.9788

Taco Republic

Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Patio

WHERE: 500 County Line Road (47th Street)

WHAT: Great patio, happy hour specials, indoor/outdoor fun. Extensive tequila list, Mexican and domestic tap beers and canned beers. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: eattacorepublic.com, Facebook, @TheTacoRepublic, 913.262.8226

Tanner’s Bar & Grill

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Karaoke, Live Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7425 Broadway, Waldo

WHAT: Watch this local sports bar’s social media accounts for daily food and drink specials during the playoffs. This location has 27 HD TVs and is popular with pub crawls and serves game-day dogs.

INFO: tannersbarandgrill.com, Facebook, @tanners_kc, 816.822.7525

Tapcade

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports

WHERE: 1701 McGee St.

WHAT: This bar in the Screenland Crossroads Theater not only features 48 craft beers on tap but also a retro-arcade with over 34 games, from Super Mario Bros. to NBA Jam.

INFO: screenland.com, Facebook, @tapcadekc, 816.492.6577

Tengo Sed Cantina

Dance Floor, Drink Specials, Food, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1323 Walnut St., Power & Light District

WHAT: Menu includes gourmet street tacos, house-made salsas, fresh tortillas and guacamole made tableside, as well as craft cocktails, including the Paloma, a grapefruit-based sparkling tequila cocktail and the blood orange margarita. Garage doors on the west wall roll up to give the space an indoor/outdoor feel. Happy hour 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: tengosedcantina.com, Facebook, @TengoSedKC, 816.442.8124

Teocali

Drink Specials, Food, Life Music/DJ, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 2512 Holmes St.

WHAT: This Mexican restaurant just south of Children’s Mercy Hospital has a giant rooftop patio and about 140 types of tequila. Happy hour 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

INFO: teocali.com, Facebook, @teocalimexrest, 816.221.4749

Tower Tavern

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 401 E. 31st St.

WHAT: Sports bar with a whole lot of TVs, a patio and a menu of casual favorites including wings, pizza and stromboli, which are like pizzas rolled into burritos. $1 off draws and $3 wells from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO: towertavernkc.com, Facebook, @TowerTavern, 816.931.9300

The Well

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Live Music/DJ, Party Room, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 7421 Broadway, Waldo

WHAT: Bar and grill with a giant rooftop patio, covered and heated during the colder months, where you can smoke. Garage door-style windows downstairs lend an open-air feel. Look for the 18 high-def TVs, more than 30 beers on tap and wine by the glass and bottle. Happy hour runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m. to close Sunday.

INFO: waldowell.com, Facebook, @WaldoWell, 816.361.1700

Westport Ale House

Drink Specials, Food, Patio, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 4128 Broadway

WHAT: Cheer on the Royals at this bar with weekly beer specials, 40 rotating craft taps, a cocktail list and 20+ TVs and a rooftop patio with a bar

INFO: westportalehouse.com, Facebook, @alehousekc, 816.756.5277

Woody’s Classic Sports Pub

Drink Specials, Food, Games, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 3740 Broadway St.

WHAT: The owners of Kansas City’s Hamburger Mary’s have opened an old-school sports-themed pub for all open-minded sports fans, offering huge drinks and fresh, unique cuisine.

INFO: woodysclassic.com, Facebook, 816.888.3340

Yard House

Drink Specials, Food, Patio, Smoking, Sports, Wi-Fi

WHERE: 1300 Main St.

WHAT: Choose from 130 beers on tap and food that fuses contemporary American, Asian and classic Italian styles at the new Power & Light District outpost of the national chain.

INFO: yardhouse.com, Facebook, @YardHouse, 816.527.0952

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