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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Do you want to learn more about the Negro Leagues Museum? It is a great place to take people of all ages! I even have a poem dedicated to Mamie "Peanut" Johnson! Do you know who she is?”
  • 35 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Casual French-themed coffeehouse serving sweet and savory crêpes in a converted neighborhood theater.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Stylish theater chain for new & classic films features cocktails & creative bites served seat-side.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“Best date night. Vibrant bar featuring creative handcrafted cocktails in a refined, low-lit setting. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Plenty of shopping and sightseeing. A must see between Thanksgiving night and early January for the Christmas lights as seen in photos.”
  • 25 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Price: $17 plus tax, toddlers 2 and under are free Step inside LEGOLAND Discovery Center and you'll feel as though you've just jumped in to the world's biggest box of LEGO bricks!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Diner
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“Best brunch farm to table! Local owned and local farmed- amazing taste and amazing service!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favorite brunch spot on the Plaza... and favorite restaurant overall! Delicious menu, delicious drinks and fantastic patio. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“One of the staples of the KC skyline. The memorial lies directly on top of the World War 1 museum.”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you want a proper sit-down breakfast, this is a great place! The Farmhouse is a wonderful farm-to-table restaurant with fresh ingredients. It’s a bit on the pricier side for dinner, but worth it!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you are a connoisseur of breakfast food like myself, then this place should be on your BUCKET LIST because.... WOW. Ingredients are natural and organic but my favorite part is that there is absolutely no sacrifice in taste and flavor. We're talking individually selected types of coffee, quiche that will blow your mind, baked french toast, home made biscuits and gravy, BLT's and my personal favorite....the breakfast pizza! I know it may sound strange, but trust me.....you need this. You DESERVE this. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“When you want to learn about the craft behind coffee, The Roasterie should be one of your first stops. An original of Kansas City’s coffee scene since it was founded in 1993, Roasterie experts can help improve your at-home brewing by recommending equipment sold at The Factory. Buy a pound of one of their custom blends, take your newfound knowledge and equipment home with you, and put it to the test.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The largest farmer's market in the area is hosted here every Saturday. There are also several restaurants and shops in the River Market area nearby.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“This is where all the young, and sometimes old, cats go to be out in the town. lots of places to drink, shop and play music.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Rieger is a popular chef-owned restaurant committed to being seasonal and locally sourced. Our handcrafted cocktails in a lively community and historic space make for fun filled night in KC. #BeautifulFoodForThePeople”
  • 29 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Dumplings are cheap, plentiful and delicious. And they serve bubble tea! And booze! ”
  • 19 locals recommend