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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Raytown

Updated: June 15, 2022

Looking for Raytown’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 Raytown eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Newz Room Cafe

New American, $, RaytownNew American, $Raytown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

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Story

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

    Best Restaurants in Kansas City

    USA Today

Conroy's Public House - Westwood

Irish, $$, WestwoodIrish, $$Westwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

A Little BBQ Joint

American, $$, IndependenceAmerican, $$Independence, Bundschu
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Wally's Grill & Drafthouse

American, $$, Lee's SummitAmerican, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Unk's Burgers

American, $$, Lee's SummitAmerican, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Tavern In The Village

American, $$, Prairie VillageAmerican, $$Prairie Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Kansas City Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Wingz & More

American, $$, GrandviewAmerican, $$Grandview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Vivilore

American, $$$, IndependenceAmerican, $$$Independence, Bristol
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

TJ's Cafe

American, $, GrandviewAmerican, $Grandview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Third Street Social

American, $$, Lee's SummitAmerican, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Konrad's Kitchen and Tap House

American, $$, Lee's SummitAmerican, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stuey McBrew's Tavern and Tables

American, $$, Lee's SummitAmerican, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Pearl Tavern

New American, $$, Lee's SummitNew American, $$Lee's Summit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Big Boy Restaurant

American, $, IndependenceAmerican, $Independence, Chapel
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Raytown. We pored over ratings for 5301 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Raytown and 257 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and USA Today had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Kansas City Area and USA Today - Best Restaurants in Kansas City. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Raytown are Dirty Bird Bar & Grill, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, and Dairy Queen Grill & Chill.

There are 11 American restaurants in Raytown.

Applebee's Grill + Bar, Denny's, and McDonald's are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Raytown.

Dirty Bird Bar & Grill, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, and Dairy Queen Grill & Chill are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Raytown.

Dirty Bird Bar & Grill, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, and Dairy Queen Grill & Chill are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Raytown.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to fried chicken


    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • Go for Margarita with grilled burger

    To elevate your grilled burger experience, we recommend some Margarita to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.

Interesting facts

  • 33 pounds of victory

    Are you a fan of crawfish? The current record for eating the most crawfish is 33 pounds! Do you love crawfish enough to beat this record?

  • The first ever chocolate chip cookies

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

  • Overpriced, much?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $200 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, mac and cheese?

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Raytown can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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