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Family-Friendly Breweries & Restaurants


Article by Mindy Hargesheimer & Jana Corrie

Photography by Mindy Hargesheimer

If you’re a parent, you likely relate to the challenge of finding a local restaurant or bar that entertains both the adults looking to eat, drink, and chill AND the kids who want to run around and play games.

Well, you're IN LUCK because we’ve rounded out your Kansas City guide to the most welcoming, family-friendly, and entertaining food and drink venues around town that offer everything from board games to bowling and pickleball to pool to keep the littles having fun while the adults can leisurely indulge and imbibe!

Organized by the area of the Kansas City metro with direct links to hours and Instagram handles, take full advantage of this comprehensive guide of dozens of local breweries, eateries, bars and more to satisfy both the adults and kids at heart!

From Beers + Bocce to Martinis + Mini Golf, we’ve got you covered!  

Related: The Ultimate KC Happy Hour Guide, Best Brunch in Kansas City

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North KC

Char Bar | @charbarkc

Hours: Parkville

Activities: Bocce, cornhole, ping-pong, and pickleball 

Chicken N Pickle | @chickennpicklenkc

Hours: North KC

Activities: Pickleball, cornhole, shuffleboard, ping pong, battleship, bocce, and Jenga

T-Shotz | @tshotzkc

Hours: Northland

Activities: High-tech golf, pickleball, shuffleboard, corn hole, and arcade games

Draftcade | @thedraftcade

Hours: Zona Rosa

Activities: Pinball and arcade games

54th Street | @54thstreet

Hours: Zona Rosa

Activities: Pickleball, cornhole, golf simulators

Iron District | @irondistrict

Hours: North KC

Activities: Connect Four, live music, trivia

Boho Brewing | @boho_brewing

Hours: Parkville

Activities: Cornhole, board games, puzzles, bocce ball, putt-putt golf, juice boxes, and goldfish available as well as ongoing events

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Johnson County 

Club 27 Restaurant 

Hours: Overland Park 

Activities: Putting green, driving range

Atomic Cowboy | @atomiccowboyco

Hours: Downtown Overland Park 

Activities: Shuffleboard, board games, arcade games, pool, and cartoons playing during Denver Biscuit Co. service with kids menu 

Apogee | @apogeekansascity

Hours: Olathe

Activities: RoKC climbing gym

Bamboo Penny’s | @bamboopennys

Hours: Leawood

Activities: Spring/Summer - Barkley Square Community Green Space with games, Fall/Winter - The Ice at Park Place 

Mission Taco Joint | @missiontacokc

Hours: Leawood

Activities: Spring/Summer - Barkley Square Community Green Space with games, Fall/Winter - The Ice at Park Place 

Serendipity Farm & Vine* | @serendipity_farm_and_vine

Hours: Stilwell

Activities: Bingo, trivia, ongoing events

*21+ Only 5 PM to close

Blade & Timber | @bladeandtimber 

Hours: Leawood

Activities: Axe-throwing and darts

Chicken N Pickle | @chickennpicklesop

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: Pickleball, cornhole, shuffleboard, ping pong, battleship, bocce, and Jenga

Craft Putt | @craftputt

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: Mini golf, trivia, and bingo

BRKTHROUGH | @gobrkthrough

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: Immersive challenge rooms

SERV | @servfun

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: Pickleball and cornhole

Top Golf | @topgolf

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: High-tech golf

Transport Brewery | @transportbrewery_gardner

Hours: Gardner

Activities: Board games and trivia

Pinstripes | @pinstripesbbb

Hours: Overland Park

Activities: Bowling and bocce

Red Crow Brewing | @redcrowbrewing

Hours: Olathe

Activities: Board games and trivia

Strang Hall | @stranghall

Hours: Downtown Overland Park

Activities: Outdoor lawn with cornhole and Jenga

Transport Brewery | @transportbrewery_shawnee

Hours: Shawnee

Activities: Board games

Pathlight Brewing | @pathlightbrewing

Hours: Shawnee

Activities: Board games

Servaes Brewing Company | @servaesbrewco

Hours: Downtown Shawnee

Activities: Kids Zone with toys and activities, free juice boxes, free fruit snacks, and a variety of Aaron's Craft Soda flavors.

Lenexa Public Market | @lenexapublicmarket

Hours: Lenexa

Activities: Wednesday Family nights, 200 games at Cardboard Corner, Friday Night Sound Bites with live music and food trucks (starting April 26), ongoing events

South KC Metro

Broken Hatchet Brewery | @brokenhatchetbrewing

Hours: Belton

Activities: Indoor corn hole 

Peter Piper Pizzeria | @peterpiperpizzeria

Hours: Ward Parkway

Activities: Arcade games

Olde Mill Properties | @outfieldbrewing

Hours: Bonner Springs

Activities: Bag Toss, Connect Four, Washers, and Super-Jenga 

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Char Bar | @charbarkc

Hours: Westport 

Activities: Bocce court, cornhole, and ping-pong

Boulevard Beer Hall* | @blvdtoursandrec

Hours: Westside

Activities: Board games and bingo 

*Note that the Rec Deck is 21+ only

Atomic Cowboy | @atomiccowboyco

Hours: Westport 

Activities: Pool, board games, Jenga and cornhole outside when warm, and cartoons playing during Denver Biscuit Co. service with a kids menu 

Westport Flea Market Bar & Grill | @westportfleamarket

Hours: Westport

Activities: Arcade games, pool, photo booth, and foosball

KC Bier Co. | @kcbierco

Hours: Waldo

Activities: Bingo, movies, live music, and trivia

Puttery | @putterykc

Hours: Country Club Plaza - all ages welcome Fri-Sun 12-5

Activities: Mini golf

Blade & Timber | @bladeandtimber 

Hours: Power & Light

Activities: Axe-throwing and darts

Brewery Emperial | @breweryemperialkcmo

Hours: Crossroads

Activities: Beer garden with games including Connect Four, bags, Tonka trucks

Pawn & Pint | @pawnandpint

Hours: Downtown

Activities: Board games and bingo

Sinkers Lounge | @sinkerslounge

Hours: Power and Light

Activities: Mini golf and tabletop golf

No Other Pub | @nootherpub

Hours: Power & Light

Activities: Bowling, golf, video gaming lounge, shuffleboard, foosball, cornhole, ping pong, shufflepuck, darts, and pool

Vine Street Brewing Co. | @vinestbrewingco

Hours: 18th & Vine

Activities: Bingo, trivia, expansive outdoor patio and green space

J. Rieger Co. | @jriegerco 

Hours: Electric Park

Activities: Slide, outdoor beer garden with swings

Parlor | @parlorkcmo

Hours: Crossroads

Activities: Ping pong, corn hole, Jenga, and TVs

Pennway Point | @pennwaypointkc COMING SOON!

Hours: Westside

Activities: Ferris wheel, putt-putt, yard games (summer), ice rink (winter)

Larks | @larksfairview COMING SOON!

Hours: West Bottoms

Activities: Shuffleboard, arcade games

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East KC Metro

Golf Ranch | @golfranchusa

Hours: Lee's Summit

Activities: Mini golf, cornhole, and driving range

3 Trails Brewing | @3trailsbrewing

Hours: Independence

Activities: Board games, golf simulator

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