Get a Taste of Kansas City’s Best Healthy Food Cafes

Explore our city’s best healthy eateries

For some of us, finding a healthy, yet flavorful and fulfilling restaurant option is a much-desired endeavor, but can be difficult to find amongst the wealth of cuisines our city offers. Whether you are focused on a plant-based diet, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, or just simply into the idea of exploring earth’s most natural abundance of edible offerings, these Kansas City-area restaurants have your health in mind!

Whole Harvest Kitchen: Town Center Plaza 

4853 W 117th St, Leawood KS

Kansas City's home for delicious, healthy, plant-based meals. 

Coming SOON: Welcome to the place where vibrant, mouth-watering flavors, and rich, nutrient-dense foods surprise and delight. 100% plant-based, Whole Harvest Kitchen makes every dish from scratch and nothing is processed or artificial. Get excited to try their starters, salads, pizza, mains, dessert, and Bento Trays for the kids.

The Mixx: Hawthorne Plaza + South Plaza

Two locations in Overland Park and Kansas City, MO

Real Food. Good Life.

With two locations (also South of the Plaza), The Mixx’s food theory revolves around eating whole, real foods. Fresh produce is delivered seven days a week, meat is grilled daily, oils and salad dressings are non-GMO certified, and all ingredients are unprocessed and contain nothing artificial within their housemade soups, create your own salads, and signature plates.

Enjoy Pure Food + Drink: Mission Farms

10573 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS

Nourishing the mind, body + spirit with every meal.

Sourcing only organic or wild-caught protein and produce, come soak up the clean and gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and organic vibes as you eat plant-rich, highly nutritious meals, raw and organic cold-pressed juices, and craft cocktails. Cocktails are a blend of fresh-pressed juices, homemade infusions, and high-vibe ingredients and all wines are sustainably farmed with low sulfites. 

Caffetteria Modern Cafe + Marketplace: The Shops of Prairie Village

25 on the Mall, Prairie Village, KS

Fresh Fare Made with Love.

At Caffetteria, ingredients are ethically and sustainably sourced and everything is made by hand. Whether you’re coming for a hearty seasonal feature, like seasonal soups, salads, and sandwiches with the fruit and vegetables of the season, or an artisanal plate or oven-fired pizza, rest easy knowing your comfort food is made with your health in mind.

Billie’s Grocery: Ranch Mart North

3614 West 95th St, Leawood, KS 

Nutrient-dense, whole eats & treats.

Coming SOON! Expanding into its second KC- location, Billie’s mostly organic, nutrient-dense whole eats and treats, California-inspired dishes, and Australian-inspired cocktails and mocktails are made to make you feel good. Known for its gluten-free bakery and dairy-free desserts in addition to the likes of antioxidants and protein bowls, come ready to nibble, detox, and indulge guilt-free.

McLain’s Markets: Johnson County

Four locations across Overland Park, Stanley, Shawnee, and Waldo

Making Life’s Moments Sweeter.

McLain’s bakery, cakery, and coffee shops with fresh breakfast and lunch in neighborhoods around Kansas City are known for their delicious plates made with simple and housemade ingredients. Try a handheld ‘No Meat-o Burrito’ or Market Bowl for breakfast and a Harvest Quinoa Bowl or Very Berry Sunflower Toast for lunch.

Robeks Fresh Juices & Smoothies: Overland Pointe Marketplace

8154 W. 135th St Overland Park, KS

Delicious & nutritious food and drinks that help people live their best lives.

This is your place for all your vitamins in one serving; whether in the form of an Acai Smoothie, Veggie Toast, or Nutty Bowl, get your wellness enrichment and boost on the go at this fast casual destination.

Twisted Fresh: Johnson County

Five locations across Overland Park, Shawnee, Kansas City, and Lee’s Summit

We believe that fast-casual food can be fresh, healthy, and full of flavor. 

When the concept of fast-casual dining offering a gourmet-quality full-flavor supporting a healthy
lifestyle experience didn’t exist, the Twisted Fresh founders made it happen. Twisted Fresh prides itself on using fresh ingredients to craft ‘twisted creations’ unlike any other you’ll find; from tacos and wraps, to burgers, salads, and chicken sandwiches, they have something to suit even the most twisted taste.

Nektar Juice Bar: Hawthorne Plaza + Bluhawk

Two locations in Overland Park, KS

Embracing Healthy Living as a Sustainable Lifestyle.

Get your daily dose of recommended fruit and veggie servings with Nektar’s juice, handcrafted bowls, and smoothies. Nektar’s Fresh Juices are packed with ~three pounds of fresh produce, Acai Bowls and Superfood Smoothies include ingredients like cashew milk and superfood add-ons, and Wellness Shots provide a small but big punch of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  

Nautical Bowls: BluHawk 

8051 W 160th St, Overland Park, KS

Superfood Bowls, Açaí & More.

Nautical Bowls are plant-based, gluten, soy, and dairy free. All ingredients are organic and packed with essential nutrients. Try a signature bowl or build your own with a fruit or chia pudding base and add layers of granola, fruit, dry toppings, drizzles and protein for a well rounded burst of fresh flavors.

Meddys: Corinth Quarter + Brookside

Two locations in Prairie Village and Brookside

Fast, fresh and authentic flavors of the Mediterranean.

Enjoy the guilt-free Lebanese-Mediterranean selections in Meddy’s modern interior and exterior environment. Try everything from their daily made from scratch creamy hummus, tender shawamas, flown in fresh daily salmon, fresh pita, and signature cocktails. 

Modern Market Eatery: Corinth Square

4046 W 83rd St, Prairie Village, KS

Eat Well. Be Happy.

New to Kansas City, Modern Market Eatery is the modern definition of “fast” food and the menu items like Chef’s and Protein Bowls, Salads and Sandwiches, Soups and Pizza are all inspired by the bright, colorful, flavorful fare of the farmers market. Everything is made from scratch and real, whole, sustainable ingredients and there are no artificial flavors and colors, hydrogenated anything, trans fat, hormones, antibiotics or funky additives.

Mattie’s Foods: East Brookside

633 E 63rd Street, Suite 110 Kansas City, MO

100% Vegan Restaurant
Mattie’s makes delicious plant-based comfort food with the goal of nourishing the KC community. With clever dish names, and serving breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch, indulge in everything from a soy and veggie breakfast “samich” and side to smoothies, sweets, and savory nachos and mac and cheese.

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