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McCoy's Public House

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McCoy's Public HouseMcCoy's Public House
BEER AVG
3.6/5
Based on:
34 Beers
71 Reviews
Place Score: 88
Reviews: 34
Visits: 51
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

4057 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111-3021
United States
phone: (913) 383-7787

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @mccoyskc

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Reviews: 34 | Visits: 51
Reviews by Fluffheady:
Photo of Fluffheady
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Really cool brewpub. I wan’t there too long but I tried a lot of their beers at Foundry the night before. The IPA is great. The deck out front was a nice place to hang out on a Sunday afternoon. Come to this neighborhood if you’re a beer dork. There’s a bunch of interesting beer places (two more of them owned by the same group as McCoy's). (347 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Neat spot right in the thick of the Westport neighborhood. It has the feel of a hotel bar, 360 degree bar, with probably twelve or more beers pouring. Odd scene on a Friday night, with a mix of beer people angle going out type folks dressed up and not at all there for the beers. Apparently there is a club if some kind attached, and there is obviously some spillover. Made for an interesting vibe, good people watching and much more quiet than other places on the street, which I welcomed. I had the good farmhouse, and it was just that, good. Tropical notes and a lot if body, fun yeast, very alive. Other beers looked moderately less interesting, but everyone in our group enjoyed what they ordered. Bartender Ricardo was super nice, very inviting, appreciated his hospitality. I'd go back but maybe not on a weekend night, seems more suited to a daytime than a late night crowd. Beers were tasty though for sure, just didn't seem to be their only focus... (959 characters)

Photo of Suds
4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

On a trip to KC with my family, we stopped in here for lunch on a Saturday. It was busy, but the staff was friendly and prompt. The food was excellent...I had a Mac and cheese with much rooms, asparagus, and cauliflower. The beer selection was varied, with a berlinner Weiss that was outstanding. The feel is pub like, and inviting. Lots of young people, but it still felt comfortable with kids. (400 characters)

Photo of russpowell
3.48/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Visited with my family over spring break.

Liked the pub atmosphere on the dining side. Seemed family friendly

Beers were alright, none of them were any I buy again

Service was attentive, prompt friendly

6 different kind of beers on offer, not that many, The coffee stout & quad were the most exotic

Food was goo not great, standard pub fare

An alright place, but I see no compelling reason to go back (408 characters)

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3.64/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5

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3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of VegetablesandBeer
4.68/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I have much love for McCoy's because it is where I got my start in the beer world.
Upon returning some years later, I can tell they are really in the groove. Pumping out some pretty excellent and unique beers that have developed and improved over time. Staff has good beer knowledge, and a line-up of veteran bartenders is there to answer the "beer nerd" questions. (366 characters)

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of OregonGrown7
4.85/5  rDev +24%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Stopped by while we were in KC, and man was it worth it. They have standout food, and their beers were very good. I had the Good Farmhouse, sampled just about everything else, and was not disappointed. Waitress was extremely friendly and helpful. Great place to stop by if you're in the area. (292 characters)

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of TippySelenoid
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went here to watch some football and drink some beers. It's a nicer bar and well maintained.

The beer's were good, the food was also good. The menu is geared toward foodies. I don't know what a sofrito is. Corn chips? But once I got past the menu the food was good.

The waiter at our table was knowlegable about the beers on tap and was helpful in describing the seasonal and cask offerings.

There were around 8 beers. From pedestrian gateway beers, like wheat and ginger, to the full blown craziness, of a cask russian imperial stout aged with cinnamon, cloves and cranberries. (581 characters)

Photo of Dogbrick
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

(Visited 06/2011): McCoy's is located in the busy Westport area south of Kansas City by Pioneer Park. The brewpub is at the intersection of Pennsylvania and Westport. Parking is dicey in the entire area, and I ended up finding a street spot several blocks away.

The interior has a dark paint and wood motif and hanging lights. Old pictures and school portraits adorn the walls. The bar is in the center displaying TVs on all sides, with restaurant seating all around, and the brewing equipment is in the rear.

McCoy's' beer selection consists of 9 house beers, ranging from lighter options like Wheat, Light, and Ginger Shandy to more robust fare like Oatmeal Stout and Toddy Porter. The beers are pretty average on the whole. They have a 6-beer sampler available.

Service on a weekday evening at the bar was good. The bartender was well-versed in the beers available and was courteous throughout my meal.

I am a sucker for macaroni and cheese, so the Mac Daddy dinner jumped out at me and I was not disappointed. Four-cheese with peas and smoked bacon, 'nuff said.

Overall this is a beer spot that is somehow better than the sum of its parts. I would not say the beers alone are worth a special trip but overall I enjoyed my visit. (1,237 characters)

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McCoy's Public House in Kansas City, MO
88 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.