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Downtown KC Happy Hour Specials 

EXPLORE THE BEST HAPPY HOURS IN DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY 

Article by City Lifestyle

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! 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 subject to change according to each individual restaurant and bar's seasonality and availability.

RELATED: The Ultimate KC Happy Hour Guide + The Best Restaurants in Kansas City

Crossroads Arts District Happy Hour Specials

The Crossroads, located just south of Downtown Kansas City, has everything from late-night diners to high-end sushi and is home to over 400 local artists. There are boutique shops and independent art studios around every corner. Be it for gifts, art, furniture or fashion, shopping in the Crossroads is always a unique experience. The Crossroads Arts District is one of the most concentrated gallery districts in the nation. From First Fridays, annual events, and music festivals, the Crossroads has a time and a place for just about anyone. Find your new favorite dish at one of the hundreds of restaurants in the Crossroads Arts District or select from some of our favorites listed below.


Mission Taco Joint | Thurs-Sat 10pm-midnight

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: All tacos $2.50

Drink: $2.50 Tecate Cans / $5 Tecate Can and Shot (Lunazul Reposado or 4Roses Bourbon)


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

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)


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

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 Arts District

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


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: 25% off all food (all items under $50)

Drink: 25% off all beverage (all items under $50)

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


Afterword Tavern & Shelves | Wed-Sat 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: Food Trucks on Weekend

Drink: $5 Sangria / $7 Classic Cocktails / $2-5 All Draft and Canned Beers / Half Price Bottles of Wine on Thursdays + Live Music

Outdoor Patio: yes


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $6 Beer and a Shot, Topo Chico Spritzer, Classic Daiquiri

Outdoor Patio: yes


Extra Virgin | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: Select Tapas lowered price

Drink: $2 off Cocktails & Wines, / $2.50 Select Beers


Jack Stack BBQ | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

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 | Wed-Fri 4-6 pm, All Day Sunday

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $2 off Everything / Sunday $5 Bloody Marys

Cocktail Kits: $35 Eastside Sour Cocktail Kit / $35 Wild East Cocktail Kit / $35-55 Spirit and Mixer Cocktail Kit / $55 Belmont Cocktail Kit

Heated outdoor patio


Los Tules | Mon-Wed 4-8 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $6 House Margaritas on the Rocks


Parlor | Daily 3-6 pm, 10 pm-Close

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $1 Off All Draft Beer, Select Wine and Bubbles / $3 Beer All Day / $5 Well Drinks / $7 Craft Cocktails


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $10 Artichoke-Cheese Fonduta / $10 Buffalo Cauliflower / $14 Baked Oysters Pierpont’s / $11 Roasted Bone Marrow / $12 Fritto Misto Di Mare / $14 The Conductor Burger / $18 Maryland-Style Crab Cakes / $24 Cheese & Charcuterie / $23 Filet & Frites 

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


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: Discounts on Small & Large Pitchers of Margaritas


SoT | Tue-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $8 Crossroads Manhattan, French 75, Paloma / $1 off Beers


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

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $3 Pommes Frites / $10 Cheese Boards, Charcuterie Plates

Drink: $7 Select Glasses of Wines


Streetcar Grille & Tavern | Mon-Fri 3-7 pm and 10 pm-Close

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $5 Starters

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


Taps on Main | Sun-Sat 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $1.95 Burger Slider / $4.95 Fries, Hummus / $5.95 Spinach Dip, Pot Roat Sliders / $6.95 Wings, Steak Street Tacos / $7.95 Togarashi Seared Ahi Tuna, Fried Calamari, Blackened Mahi Tacos

Drink: $2.95 Domestic Drafts & Bottle Beers / $3.95 Select Craft Drafts and Bottles, Well Drinks / $4.95 Wines, $5.95 Cocktails


Farina | Tue-Fri 5-7 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $3 Oysters / $8 Duck Meatballs, Clam Toast / $10 Cicchetti

Drink: $2.50 Beers / $8 Cocktails, Glasses of Wine


La Bodega | Mon-Fri 3-5 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Food: $4-$6 Tapas

Drink: $5 Sangria Sun Select Wine / 1/2 off Bottles, 50% off Sangria Glasses & Pitchers


Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop | Mon-Fri 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District

Drink: $2 off Draft Beers / $1 off Featured Cocktails / $1 off Glasses of Wine


Downtown Kansas City Happy Hour Specials

Downtown is Kansas City’s business and culture hub, with hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shopping options. The striking, shell-shaped Kauffman Center showcases symphony, opera, and ballet, while grand Union Station, from 1914, includes a planetarium and Science City. The City of Fountains, BBQ capital of the world, upscale shopping and arts are a few things KC is known for. Venture out for a drink with friends or a meal with the family at some of our favorite happy hour spots in downtown.


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

Neighborhood: Downtown Kansas City

Food: $6 Snacks

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


The Savoy at 21c | Tues-Fri 5-6:30 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown Kansas City

Food: $4-12 Food Specials

Drink: $8 Specialty Cocktails and Wines by the Glass


Tavernonna | Daily 3-5 pm

Neighborhood: Downtown Kansas City

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 Kansas City

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


Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) District Happy Hour Specials

Kansas City Power & Light is an eight-block entertainment hub chock-full of more than 50 bars, restaurants and shops. Enjoy a drink under the KC Live! covered outdoor courtyard watching one of the over 100 free concerts each year. KCP&L is your one-stop-shop for everything entertainment being surrounded by the T-Mobile Center arena and the Alamo Drafthouse, a modern cinema with a refreshing, ironclad no-talking/no-texting policy. Stop in to save money on your next meal or drink at one of our favorite happy hours found below.  


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

Neighborhood: Kansas City Power + Light District

Food: $8 Appetizers and a Special Happy Hour Menu

Drink: $7.50 Starter Cocktails / $8.50 High Roller Cocktails / $6 House Wine & Bubbly / $5 Domestic Beer / $7 Craft Beer

Cocktail Kits: Yes

Heated Outdoor Patio: Yes


BRGR Kitchen + Bar | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: Kansas City Power + Light District

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, 3:30pm-5:30pm. To-Go Only, not available for delivery


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

Neighborhood: Kansas City Power + Light District

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

Portable heaters outside


The Dubliner | Tue-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: Kansas City Power + Light District

Food: $4 Pub Chips, Pretzels, Cup of Stew / $6 Nachos / $7 Half Fish & Chips / $8 Wings

Drink: $2 Busch Light Drafts / $3 Wells / $4 Drafts (excluding Tank 7) / $5 Jameson Shots / $6 Car Bombs


River Market Happy Hour Specials

Home to museums, eclectic restaurants and the world famous Farmers Market, Kansas City's River Market is the first neighborhood in KC. Located on the Missouri River, the River Market boasts over 25 fine dining establishments from international cuisines, to coffee shops, breweries and bars. There is something for everyone when considering dining options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brews or spirits, coffee, something sweet, or a late-night snack. The River Market neighborhood offers plenty of places with outdoor seating to listen to music, relax with friends, or just watch the world go by.


Brown & Loe | Mon-Fri 3-6 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $4 Chili Lime Pork Rinds / $5 Sea Salt Pretzel / $6 Hot Chicken Sliders, Calamari / $7 Mojo Sliders / $8 Bulgogi Lettuce Wraps

Drink: $2 Heritage Beers, Boilermakers / $3 Truly / $5 Cocktails / $6 Bubbly Cocktails, Martinis, Aperitifs, Crown & Pepsi, Wine / $6.50 Moscow Mule


Garozzo's | Mon-Fri 4-6 pm

Neighborhood: River Market

Drink: $2 off Mixed Cocktails / $2.50 Boulevard Wheat Draws / $5 Select Wine, Martini Madness (Wednesdays Only)


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 3-6pm, 10 pm-Close

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $6 Margherita & Marinara Pizzas

Drink: 20% 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


Kansas City Taco Company | Mon & Tue, Thur & Fri 3-6 pm, All Day Wednesday

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: 25% of all Appetizers

Drink: $3.50 Pint Margaritas / $5 Winter-Berry Sangria


DoubleTap KC | Wed-Fri Open-8pm

Neighborhood: River Market

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


Tribe Street Kitchen | Daily 2-6 pm, All Day Wednesday

Neighborhood: River Market

Food: $6 Queso Fundido, Edamame, Three Way w. Chips / $7 Nachos, Artichoke Hummus, Bavarian Nuggies / $8 Fry-Chos, Crispy Curried Cauliflower, Spicy Shrimp Tacos, Crispy Avacado 'N' Shrimp

Drink: $4 MexiCale Ale, Space Traveler Ale / $6 Sangria & Margarita / $8 Lawless Roads

Heated Outdoor Patio: Yes


The West Bottoms and Westside KC Happy Hour Specials

Famously known for the Stockyards, the Union Depot and the beginning of the American Royal, the West Bottoms is home to hundreds of unique shops, restaurants, bakeries, and more. From the food trucks during First Fridays to events throughout the year,  the West Bottoms is a great model on how old rail towns can convert themselves into thriving communities without having to sacrifice their unique character. The West Bottoms is quickly becoming one of the next big up and coming areas in the city.


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

Neighborhood: West Bottoms

Food: $5 Pomme Frites / $6 "Hummus" & Pita / $7 Caraway Pretzels / $8 Tea Smoked Baby Back Ribs / $8 Mahi Fish Tacos

Drink: $6 House Old Fashioned and Daiquiri / $7 Palomas and Negronis / $2 Hamm's / $3 Boulevard Wheat and Pale Ale / $5 House White, Red, Rose and Sparkling Wine


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 | Mon-Thurs 2-5 pm + Taco Tue 2-6 pm

Neighborhood: Westside

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

Drink: $5 House Margaritas, House Mojitos


The Roasterie | Mon-Fri 2-4 pm

Neighborhood: Westside

Drink: $1 off Barista Creations / $1 Espresso / $1 12oz Drip Coffee

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