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Downtown KC Happy Hour Specials 

EXPLORE THE BEST HAPPY HOURS IN DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY 

Article by Mindy Hargesheimer

Photography by Provided

Kansas City is brimming with local restaurants and bars offering happy hour specials every day of the week. With varying days, times, menus, and pricing, we've compiled a wealth of destinations for you to find your optimal deal to feast and drink on! In no particular order, check out our downtown KC happy hour specials roundup across the Crossroads Arts District, KCP&L, West Bottoms, Westside KC, and River Market. Save this list and head on over to your next evening (or day) out!

Menus and pricing are subject to change according to each individual restaurant and bar's seasonality and availability.

RELATED: The Ultimate KC Happy Hour Guide


Cinder Block Brewery | Weekday Specials

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: Monday: $4 year-round beers, Tuesday: Service Industry Night (30% off tab) AND Trivia from 6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday: 1/2 off Bottles of Wine, Thursday: Record Night! Bring your own vinyl, get $1 off drafts, Friday: "Real Fine Fridays" - $12 Real Fine Lager pitchers ALL DAY

Outdoor Patio: Yes dog-friendly patio - often has food trucks, live music, pop-ups, etc.


Fuego Cantina and Events | Daily 5-7 pm

Neighborhood: West Bottoms

Drink: $4 well drinks, $2 off all specialty cocktails


Mission Taco Joint | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $5 Crushable Food Menu featuring nachos, queso fundido, taquitos, tostadas and more

Drinks: $2 off Margaritas, $10 off Margarita pitchers, $5 select draft beer, $5 off non-alcoholic margs and cocktails

Outdoor Patio: Yes


Unforked | Daily 2-6 & All Day Sunday

Neighborhood: Crown Center

Drink: $4 bottled beer, Black Box Wine, $5 margs, Kick'UN cocktails

Outdoor Patio: No


The Lobby Bar at Hotel Kansas City | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Drink: $5 draft beers, 25% off wines by the glass, $8 KC club cocktails


Nighthawk | Wed-Sat 7-8 pm 

Neighborhood: Downtown

Food: 25% off food

Drink: 25% off drinks


Blue Sushi Sake Grill | Mon-Sat 2-5:30 pm (dine-in and carryout), Sun 12-9 pm (dine-in only)

Neighborhood: Power & Light

Food: $3-$6 starters, $7-$15 shared plates, $7-$8 specialty nigiri, $11-$15 specialty sashimi, $7-$10 maki (Raw sushi, Not Raw Sushi, Vegan), $7.50 chocolate torte

Drink: $6-$9 Sake, $4.50 Kirin Sake Bomb, $4-$5 draft beer, $6.50 house lime margarita or house wines, $8.50 specialty cocktails

Outdoor Patio: Yes


Strang Chef Collective at Lightwell | Mon-Fri 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Food: weekly specials

Drink: $8 select cocktails, $3 Bud Light & Coors Light, $2 off all glasses of wine


West Bottoms Whiskey Co. | Thursdays 4-10 pm

Neighborhood: West Bottoms

Drink: $8 "Shifty" (1 oz pour of KC Whiskey and a beer from Stockyards Brewery) 

Outdoor Patio: Yes


Kansas City Taco Company | Mon-Tues 3-6 pm, Wednesday ALL Day, Thur-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: 25% off appetizers

Drink: Discounted margaritas, sangrias and beers


King G | Tues 4 pm-12 am, Sundays all Summer 12-8 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $8 Trotter's Smash on Tuesdays from 4-midnight, $8 cocktail specials (bartender's choice), $5 big banquets on Sundays all summer long from 12-8 pm


Big Mood Natural Wines | Tues & Wed 12-7 pm and Thurs-Sat 12-9 pm 3-5 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $10 natural wine by the glass, Thurs 5-8 pm $8 weekly wine tasting


Taps on Main | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $5 snacks include chips and queso, sweet potato fries, $7 snacks include chicken tenders, nachos, soft pretzels, fried brussels sprouts, spicy battered cauliflower

Drink: $3 domestic pints, well liquors, $4 Boulevard Wheat and Pale Ale, $5 Tito's cocktails, Jim Beam cocktails, $7 draft cocktails


The Monogram Lounge at J. Rieger Co. | Wed-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Electric Park

Food: $8 Heim pretzel, $4 roasted Brussels sprouts, salted fingerlings, $6 lemongrass pork belly, $11 KC burnt ends

Drink: $6 KC Ice Water, Seasonal Gin Tonic, Horsefeather, Old Fashioned

Tasting Room | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Drink: $6 KC Ice Water, Seasonal Gin Tonic, Horsefeather, Old Fashioned


Bar K | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm, Mon-Thurs 8-10 pm

Neighborhood: Riverfront

Food: $2 off apps and snacks

Drink: $1 off canned beers, $2 off tapped cocktails, $4 off draft pitchers


The Mercury Room | Mon-Wed 4-5 pm Walk-Ins Welcome*

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: 25% off cocktails, *no reservations or deposit needed


Lidia's | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $8 shrimp scampi, eggplant parmesan, arancini, & frico, $9 carbonara & fritto misto

Drink: $5 Draft Peroni, Boulevard Wheat and Boulevard Pale Ale, Prost Dunkel, $6 well cocktails, $7 wine specials by the glass


Oak & Steel | Tues-Fri 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $1 off large snacks

Drink: $2 off select draft pours, all wines by the glass, 1/2 price select whiskey pours, $3 Stockyards Cans, $3.75 City Barrel Rad AF Cans


KC Wineworks | Thursdays & Fridays 3-5 pm (Spring/Summer), Wednesdays - Fridays 3-5 pm (Fall/Winter)

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: Price 40% off any wine by the glass (excludes slushies, cocktails, and beer)

Outdoor Patio: Yes


Tom's Town Distilling Co. | Wed-Fri 4-6:30 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $3 Deviled Eggs, $4 Rosemary Fries, Chicharron, Marinated Olives, $5 Hummus, $6 Burrata Caprese

Drink: $3 beer (Modelo, Stella, IPA, Cider), $5 highball, wine (Blanc de Blanc Brut, Sparkling Brut Rose), $7 craft cocktails (Dirty Martini, Aviation, Ransom Note, Old Fashioned)


Double Shift Brewing | Mon-Thurs 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $1 off select drafts 


Red Sash Brewing Company | All Day on Tuesdays, Wed & Thurs 3-6 pm, Friday 9 pm-close

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $1 off select Drafts 


Society | Wed-Fri 4-7 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: 1/2 price flatbreads, $3 off seafood options

Drink: $3 select beers, $4 mixed drinks, $5 wine glass


Anton's | Mon-Fri 2-5 pm, 10 pm-close

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $2 Fries / $3 Soup / $3.50 Salad / $4 Sliders, Potato Skins / $6 Carpaccio, Charcuterie, Sausage, Roasted Bone Marrow / $7 Smoked Salmon, Shrimp Cocktail / $8 Steak Kabobs


Buffalo State Pizza Co. | Sun-Sat 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $5 off 18" Pizza on Mon / $15 2 Toppings 14" Pizza & 2 Liter on Tue / $25 Family Deal 2 Toppings 18" Pizza, Large Salad & Cheesy Bread Stick on Thur / $5 Cheese Slice & Pint of Buffalo State Lager on Thur / 1/2 price Bread Stick & Fromage Dip

Drink: $2.50 Domestic Tallboys / $1 off Glass of Wine / $4 Pints Beer on Tap / $10 Beer Flight / $8.99 Pizza Slice with Pint


Corvino Supper Club + Tasting Room | Daily 4-5:30 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: 25% off all food

Drink: 25% off all beverages (excludes bottles of wine over $100)

All Day Sunday: $10 off Whole Fried Chicken, $30 & $60 Discounted Select Bottles of Wine


Made in KC Cafe | Mon-Thurs 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Drink: $4 drafts, $6 wines, $7 cocktails 


Afterword Tavern & Shelves | Tues-Fri 4-6 pm 

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: Sangria $8; Moscow Mule and Aperol Spritz $9; Old Fashioned, Margarita, Afterword, Cosmopolitan $12; $1 off all wine and beer; 10% off all book purchases. Espresso Martini night Thursdays (4 Espresso Martini's). Tequila Tuesday beginning March 19th.

Outdoor Patio: Yes and dog-friendly


Mean Mule Distilling Co. | Tues-Thurs 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $6 Beer + Shot, Ranch Water, Margaritas

Outdoor Patio: Yes


Extra Virgin | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: Lower-priced tapas

Drink: $2 off all cocktails & wines by the glass


Jack Stack BBQ | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $3 Onion Rings, Fried Mushrooms / $4 Pork Spare Ribs / $4.50 Fire-Kissed Wings / $5 Honey BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Pulled Pork Sliders

Drink: $2 off All Wines by the Glass / $2 off All Handcrafted Cocktails / $3 Bud Light Draft / $4 Select Boulevard Drafts/ $5 Sauza Gold Margaritas


Lifted Spirits Distillery | Late Night Happy Hour! Friday and Saturday 10 pm-close

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $6 Gimlets and Cosmos, $4 Gin and Tonics (Bold or Bright), $3 Lemon drops


Los Tules | Mon-Wed 4-8 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $6 House Margaritas on the Rocks


Parlor | Tues-Fri 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $1 off beer, select wines, and draft cocktails, $5 Wells


Grinders | Mon-Thurs 3-6 pm, Daily 7 pm-close

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: $1 Featured shot, $2 Yard Beers, and $3 Wells Mon-Thurs 3-6 pm / $5 Margaritas, Long Island & White Russians Daily 7 pm-close

Daily Specials: Monday: $2 off Boulevard Ddafts / Tuesday: $5 Craft cans / Wednesday: $3.50 select local pints and $4 local spirits / Thursday: $5 Margaritas & $2 Tequila shots / Friday: $5 Fling cocktails & retro cocktails


Pierpont's at Union Station | Daily 3-6 pm, All Day Tuesday

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $11 Baked Pimento Cheese / $10 Buffalo Cauliflower / $15 Baked Oysters Pierpont’s / $17 Roasted Bone Marrow / $12 Fritto Misto Di Mare / $14 The Conductor Burger / $22 Chesapeake Crab Cakes / $20 Cheese & Charcuterie / Starting at $29 Steak Frites  

Drink: $2 off Draft Beer / $6 Glasses of Wine / $22 Bottles of Select Wines / $7-$11 Signature Cocktails


Ponak's Mexican Kitchen | Mon-Thur 3-6 pm - Changes Daily

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Drink: Discounts on Small & Large Pitchers of Margaritas


Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen | Tue-Fri 4-6 pm and Sat & Sun 2-5 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $5 Pommes Frites / $12 Cheese Plates, Charcuterie Plates

Drink: $8 Select Glasses of Wines


Street Car Grille | Mon-Fri 3-7 pm and 10 pm-close

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $5 Starters

Drink: $2 off House Wine / $3 Domestic Beers / $4 Pints / $5 Well Cocktails


Farina | Tue-Fri 5-7 pm at Bar & Oyster Bar only

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: $8 Duck Meatballs, Clam Toast, Sliced Prosciutto/Oysters

Drink: $2.50 Beers/$8 Cocktails, Wine by the Glass


Affäre | 8:30 pm to close / Wednesday - Sunday

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: Executive chef Martin Heuser and certified sommelier Katrin Heuser will offer $5 off bar menu items, house cocktails, wines by the glass, and all beers from 8:30 p.m. to close Wednesdays through Sundays. popular bar menu includes fried brie, truffle fries, German-style mac and cheese, smoked salmon, lobster poutine, garlic shrimp, seafood plate, braunschweiger, and a charcuterie platter featuring house-made meats and bread, hand-cut steak tartare and Affäre’s famed bratwurst.

Outdoor Patio: Yes


La Bodega | Mon-Fri 2-5 pm

Neighborhood: Westside

Food: $7 Tapas

Drink: $6 Sangria Sun Select Wine / 1/2 off Bottles, 50% off Sangria Glasses & Pitchers


Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop | Mon-Fri 3-5 pm (3-7 pm Bar and Patio), Sat & Sun 1-4 pm (Bar and Patio ONLY)

Neighborhood: Crossroads

Food: Vietnamese Spring Roll (1) $2.50, Chicken Satay (2) $4.50, Fried Avocado (6) $6.00, Toasted Edamame $7.00, Pork Rangoons (4) $6..00, Sriracha Shrimp $8.00, Fried Cashews $5.00

Drink: $6.00 Lulu's House Cocktails, $5.00 Draft Beers, $6.00 Wine by the Glass, 50% off all Sake


John's Big Deck | Mon-Fri 2-7 pm, All Day Sunday

Neighborhood: Downtown

Food: $6 Snacks

Drink: $2.50 Drafts / $3 Wells / $5 JBD Cocktail


Tavernonna Italian Kitchen | Daily 3-5 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Food: $5 Tuscan Fries, Guanciale Almonds / $8 Pork Belly Sliders / $11 Nonna's Meatballs

Drink: $3 Draft Beer / $5 House Wine & Bubbles / $7 Gimlet, Huckleberry Drop, Old Fashioned


Bar Stilwell @ Loews Kansas City Hotel | Sun-Thur 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Drink: $4 Torn Label / $6 TT&T, Boulevard 12oz Tank 7 / $7 Silver Paloma, Wheat Whiskey Sour / $8 Honey-Cinnamon Old Fashioned / $9 KC 75


Bristol Seafood + Steak + Social | Sun-Fri 4-6:30 pm / Fri & Sat 9-10 pm bar + patio only

Neighborhood: Power & Light

Food: Appetizers start at $8.50 plus bar specials

Drink: $5 Domestic Beers, $7 Craft Beers, $6.5 House Wine + Bubbly, $8 Starter Cocktails, $9 High Roller Cocktails. Sunday Wine Special | Half-price bottles of wine under $100. 25% off bottles of wine $100 or more

Heated Outdoor Patio: Yes


BRGR Kitchen + Bar | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Power & Light

Food: $5.50 Double Dip, Brussel Sprouts / $6 Squeaky Cheese / $6.50 Fried Pickle Chips

Drink: $2 PBR / $3 Hamm's, Blue Moon, Founders IPA, Martin City, Boulevard, KC Bier Co. / $5 Wine, Specialty Cocktails $5 / 32 oz. Growler of BLVD Wheat Beer or Aqua Fresca cocktail, two BRGRs, and one order of fries for $30. Tuesday-Friday, 3:30 pm-5:30 pm. To-Go Only, not available for delivery


County Road Ice House BBQ & Bar | Mon-Fri 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Power & Light

Food: $4 Fried Pickles, Fried Jalapeños / $5 Burnt End Quesadilla, Texas Torpedos / $5-$6 Sliders

Drinks: $2 Hamms / $3 Busch Light, Bud Light Drafts, Miller Lite / $4 Boulevard Wheat, KC Bier Co. Dunkel / $7 Frozen Drinks: Frose, Moscow Mule, Frozen Rotator / $5 Whiskey Lemonade, Grapefruit Press / $6 County Road Margarita / $7 Cocktails: Summer Brew

Heated Outdoor Patio: Yes


Brown & Loe | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $6 Chili Lime Pork Rinds / $7 Deviled Eggs / $8 Hot Chicken Sliders, Calamari, Hummus / $9 Calamari

Drink: $3 Heritage Beers, Boilermakers / $4 Topo Chico / $8 Wine by the glass, $32 Carafe / $8 Select Cocktails, Select Bubbly Cocktails, Select Aperitifs, $34 Spritzer Carafe / $9 Select Martinis


Garozzo's | Mon-Fri 2-5 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

Food: Toasted Ravioli $5, Tortelloni Gina $7, Meatballs $7, Lombardo Salad $6, Patatine $6

Drink: Boulevard Wheat Drafts $3.50, Mixed Cocktails $2.00 Off, Wine By the Glass $2.00 Off, Cocktails $2 Off


Harry's Country Club | Mon-Fri 3-7 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $5 French Onion Dip / $6 Rooster Hummus, Cheese Curds, Pretzels / $7.55 Street Tacos / $8 Buffalo Bites / $9 Chicken Nachos

Drink: $3 Miller High Life 7oz / $4 Coors Light pint or $18 pitcher, $4 Shooters - Baby Daisy & Mini Blossom / $5 Lone Star Lager, Miller High Life 7oz + Well Liquor / $6 House Wine / $6 Glass or $20 pitcher Sangria / $7 Lone Star Lager + Bourbon Whiskey, Seasonal Club Cocktails, House Mules, Club Favorites Cocktails / $7 Glass or $28 Pitcher Summer Beer / $8 Glass or $28 Pitcher Rad Radler / $8 Glass or $28 Pitcher Pimm's Blossom / $8 Glass or $28 Pitcher Lazy Daisy / $10 Glass or $36 Pitcher Peach Moon /


Il Lazzarone | Daily 3-6 pm, 10 pm-close

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $6 Margherita & Marinara Pizzas

Drink: 20% off All Drinks


The Blue Line | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $2.50 Tacos

Drink: $3 Wells, Domestic Drafts / $1 Off Premium Craft Beers / $4 House Margaritas, Wine


DoubleTap KC | Tues-Fri 4-7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 11 am-3 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Drink: $3 Domestic Beers / $4 Craft Beer, Wells / $5 Shots & Bombs / $10 Domestic Pitchers


Voltaire | Wed & Thurs, 5-6 pm, Fri & Sat 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: West Bottoms

Food: $2.50 Oyster (each) / $5 Pomme Frites / $6 "Hummus" & Pita / $7 Caraway Pretzels / $8 Mussels, Gochujang Sweet & Sour Chicken Livers

Drink: $2 Hamm's Can Beer / $3 Boulevard Wheat and Pale Ale / $4 Well Spirit + Mixer / $6 House Old Fashioned, Daiquiri, $6 House White, Red, Rose, and Sparkling Wine / $7 Palomas and Negronis


The Campground | Daily 5-6 pm

Neighborhood: West Bottoms

Food: $18 Burger, Fries, 1/2 Ramos Gin Fizz (Thur Only)

Drink: $10 House/White/Orange Negronis


Blue Bird Bistro | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm (bar area only)

Neighborhood: Westside

Food: $3 Slider of the Day

Drink: $4 Boulevard Pale Ale / $5 Well Cocktails / $6 House Red & White Wines


Chez Elle | Fri & Sat 5-10 pm

Neighborhood: Westside

Drink: $10 Bottles of Wine


El Patron Cocina & Bar | Mon-Thurs 2-5 pm + Taco Tues 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Westside

Food: $2 off appetizers + $2-4 tacos on Taco Tuesday

Drink: $5 House Margaritas, House Mojitos


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