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The 10 Best Lunch Spots In Kansas City

Updated: July 5, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These Kansas City lunch spots have you covered. To bring you only the best Lunch in Kansas City we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29

American, $$, Kansas CityAmerican, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's KCI & 2nd Creek neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Martin City Pizza & Tap Room

Pizza, $$, Martin CityPizza, $$Kansas City, Martin City
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Brookside Poultry Company

American, $$, Western 49-63American, $$Kansas City, Western 49-63
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 3 top spots in Kansas City's Western 49-63 neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City

American, $$, Martin CityAmerican, $$Kansas City, Martin City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Pigwich

American, $, River MarketAmerican, $Kansas City, River Market
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

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  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's River Market neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Queen Sweets & Bakery

Mediterranean, $, Kansas CityMediterranean, $Kansas City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Kansas City's River View neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

The Lunch Box

American, $, Kansas CityAmerican, $Kansas City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in Kansas City's West Bottoms neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Ragazza Food & Wine

Italian, $$, SouthmorelandItalian, $$Kansas City, Southmoreland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in Kansas City's Southmoreland neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

SPIN! Pizza

Pizza, $$, Kansas CityPizza, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Parkdale and Walden neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Wings Cafe

American, $$, Kansas CityAmerican, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Kansas City's Tanglewood and Regency North neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Kansas City. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5301 restaurants, and 257 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 top spots in Kansas City's West Bottoms neighborhood, Hoodline - Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhood and Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Kansas City's River View neighborhood. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

The Antler Room, Le Fou Frog, and Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29 are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Kansas City.

The Antler Room, Le Fou Frog, and Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29 are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Kansas City.

The highest-rated restaurants in Kansas City for boozy lunches are The Antler Room, Le Fou Frog, and Martin City Pizza & Tap Room.

The highest-rated restaurants in Kansas City for group lunches are Le Fou Frog, Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29, and Martin City Pizza & Tap Room.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Kansas City are The Antler Room, Le Fou Frog and Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Cilantro Chile Cooler to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • The ideal pairing for banh mi

    Experts often pair banh mi with a glass of Kabinett, a popular white wine.

  • Muscat de Alexandria and banh mi


    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Muscat de Alexandria complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the meat.


Did you know?

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