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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Leawood

Updated: June 15, 2022

Looking for Leawood’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Leawood eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Blade & Timber KC - Town Center

New American, LeawoodNew AmericanLeawood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pig & Finch

American, $$$, LeawoodAmerican, $$$Leawood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tavern at Mission Farms

American, $$, LeawoodAmerican, $$Leawood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rye Leawood

American, $$$, LeawoodAmerican, $$$Leawood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Visit Overland Park, 2018

    Top friend reunion spots for Thanksgiving in KC | OP

    Visit Overland Park, 2018
  • USA Today

    Best Lunch in Kansas City

    USA Today

Burg & Barrel - Leawood

American, $$, LeawoodAmerican, $$Leawood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Red Door Woodfired Grill

American, $$, LeawoodAmerican, $$Leawood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Houlihan's

American, $$, LeawoodAmerican, $$Leawood
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Hereford House

American, $$$, LeawoodAmerican, $$$Leawood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Talk Of The Town

American, $$, LeawoodAmerican, $$Leawood
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Story

American, $$, Prairie VillageAmerican, $$Prairie Village
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Restaurants in Kansas City

    USA Today

The Snack Shack on Johnson Drive

American, MissionAmericanMission
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Q39 South

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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    BBQ and Steak

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J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood Kansas City

American, $$$$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$$$Overland Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Visit Overland Park

    BBQ and Steak

    Visit Overland Park
  • USA Today

    Best Steakhouses in Kansas City

    USA Today

HyVee Market Grille Express

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Solstice

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park, South Lake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Leawood, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of USA Today and Visit Overland Park – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for USA Today - Best Lunch in Kansas City, Visit Overland Park - Top friend reunion spots for Thanksgiving in KC | OP and USA Today - Best Restaurants in Kansas Citywe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Pig & Finch, Tavern at Mission Farms, and Rye Leawood are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Leawood.

Pig & Finch, Tavern at Mission Farms, and Rye Leawood are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Leawood.

Tavern at Mission Farms, Rye Leawood, and Red Door Woodfired Grill are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Leawood.

Pig & Finch, Tavern at Mission Farms, and Rye Leawood are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Leawood.

Pig & Finch, Tavern at Mission Farms, and Rye Leawood are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Leawood.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal drink pairing for grilled burger

    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Take shellfish to the next level

    Experts often pair shellfish with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • A belly full of hot dog

    The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in The United States is where Joey Chestnut ate a crazy 75 hot dogsof hot dog.

  • A 2010-record from The United States

    A giant macaroni and cheese, which weighed 2,469 pounds, was made in September of 2010.

  • The traditional pecan pie

    When in The United States it would be criminal not to try out the pecan pie. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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