If you’re looking for a quiet, relaxing night out in Kansas City — well, then the Power and Light District might not be your ideal destination. Known for its concerts, events and lively bar scene, Power and Light is crawling with activity at all times, and the Power and Light restaurants are no different. For an exciting night out in Kansas City, Power and Light should be your number one destination, and these restaurants will help you to start your night off right.
If your party is craving something specific:
If you have a larger group of people wanting to hit up the restaurants at Power and Light, it may be rare that everyone agrees on one thing. Two perfect options for a nice meal before hitting the bars, though, are:
Drunken Fish’s modern atmosphere alone will put you in the right frame of mind for a night out in PnL, but the elevated Japanese cuisine will make for an enjoyable evening whether you make it out afterwards or not. With 20 different varieties of fish and seafood on the menu and 19 signature cocktails and martinis, there’s plenty to sample — and that’s before you get to the sake bombs.
Every college kid in America knows that the ideal meal before a night of drinking is a few slices of ‘za. Pizza Bar has capitalized on that in the best possible way. Start your evening here with hand-tossed dough and sauce made from scratch, and you’re sure to set yourself up for quite the night. Even better? You can come back as the evening is winding down and grab a slice as a late-night snack.
If you need a restaurant that will please everyone:
If you can’t sell everyone on sushi or pizza, have no fear. The Kansas City Power and Light restaurants are plentiful and varied, so you’re sure to find a place that’s menu will please even the pickiest eater. If you’re all in different moods, try:
Is there any real need to explain why you should check out Leinenkugel’s? Whether you’re in the mood for a Summer Shandy or a Big Eddy Cherry Doppelschwarz, it’s the perfect excuse to spend a few hours celebrating all things good — like beer. Menu items like street tacos and appetizers also abound, making it the perfect setting to enjoy good beer, good food and good company.
There’s a reason this Power and Light restaurant included the word “bar” in its name. The menu includes all of your favorite quintessential bar foods — fish and chips, street tacos, mac and cheese, etc. — and quite a lineup of booze to pair them with. Pro tip: the martini list is extensive, so be prepared to sample a few!
No Other Pub is a sports lover’s ultimate fantasy. With a fast-casual taco stand, games like bowling, golf simulators, and table tennis, and a complete bar as well as a menu if you choose to sit down and eat, the Sporting KC haven features everything you can possibly want to elevate your viewing experience. Of course, when Sporting is playing, soccer is the name of the day, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a blast even if you’re not a fan.
In the mood for salad, steak, seafood, tacos, pizza, burgers, or all of the above? Welcome to the magical menu that is Yard House, where almost every cuisine is a possibility and it’s all done well. Power and Light is best enjoyed with a bigger group of people, which makes variety key. Well, that and an impressive beer list.