Friday, January 16 kicks off Kansas City Restaurant Week, so put those new year diets on hold and get ready for some amazing food at can’t-say-no prices.
Here at SPACES, we’ve been eagerly pouring over the list of participating restaurants and salivating over the multi-course lunches for $15 and dinners for $33. With so many fantastic restaurants on the list we were hard-pressed to narrow it down to our top favorites. After a long debate, we finally landed on the following list of highly recommended, not-to-be-missed spots for the upcoming week of deliciousness.
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Since their recent remodel, we can’t wait to revisit this nationally acclaimed restaurant and sample the seasonal, progressive American fare that owners Colby and Megan Garrelts have prepared for 2015.
Whether you’re on a first date or having brunch with friends, the unique café within the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art hits the perfect note.
This new Latin American restaurant at Prairiefire in Overland Park shakes up our taste buds in the most delicious way! Read our full restaurant review here.
From their onion rings and cheesy potato bake to their burnt ends and Big Pig sandwich, we just can’t get enough of this tried-and-true Kansas City staple.
Available Saturdays and Sundays, this is one of our favorite brunch spots in the Kansas City metro.
After the devastating fire in 2013, we were so happy when JJ’s reopened to reveal the same friendly staff, delicious menu and award-winning wine list that we had loved.
As much as we enjoy barbecue, we are beyond excited that Jax has brought fresh, sustainable seafood to the Midwest. See our full review here.
Owned by the first lady of Italian cuisine Lidia Bastianich, this is our go-to spot for made-fresh-daily pasta. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two! See our related post “Close to the Earth.”
Now with a second location there’s even more Thai goodness to love. We’re absolutely addicted to their curries and spring rolls.
With superb service, grand décor and fantastic steaks, this upscale classic never fails to impress.
With ingredients like fried tripe and braised beef tongue, Patrick Ryan uses his rustic yet refined Mexican cantina-style cooking to push us out of our comfort zone … in a fantastically delicious way.
This new kid on the block is quickly becoming one of our favorite barbecue joints. See our full restaurant review of Q39 here.
Enjoy Kansas City Restaurant Week from January 16-25. For a full list of restaurants and more information, visit kcrestaurantweek.com