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Beer Kitchen

Not Rated.
Beer KitchenBeer Kitchen
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

32 Ratings
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.59%
Taps: 8
Bottles: 75
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

435 Westport Rd
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111-4956
United States
phone: (816) 389-4180

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beerkitchenkc

Notes:
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(Place added by: bort11 on 09-11-2010)
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Reviews by Fluffheady:
Photo of Fluffheady
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%

Went here and KBS was on draft. There are very few taps, but each tap has something special on it. There is also a pretty special bottle cooler. The decor is well thought out. The food here is insane. This should be your meal stop if you are doing any beer touring. The food isn’t expensive, but the beer prices are a bit high. It was wonderful that they had KBS. It was $13 for a healthy ~13 oz pour, so even though the beer prices look high they definitely overpour a bit.

Our friend who lives in town stopped by on his work lunchbreak. He doesn't know much about beer, so he just pointed to our glasses and asked the bartender for a pour of whatever we had. 20 minutes and 2-13 oz pours of KBS for a BMC drinker....hilarious. We tried to warn him.

Fluffheady, Aug 05, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Basoos1, Monday at 05:47 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

kwa357, Sunday at 09:59 PM
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

AndyBeerGuy, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

leroybrown10, Jul 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Bsetz, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of Enochase04
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%

As in other comments about this place it is super pricey. Tons of different bottles to choose from so there is something for everyone. Nice stuff on tap as well. Service was dissapointing and we felt very out of place. Have kind of a redneck family and this place was more of a hipster crowd. Price on Abraxas was $37 and printemps was $29 so bring money if you want to drink the fancier stuff. Overall a must visit if passing by though

Enochase04, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%

Possibly the best beer selection of any restaurant in KC. Some fantastic bottles that are hard to find at local stores- Abraxas, Parabola, Loons, etc. But expect your wallet to take a hit. They are proud of their selection and aren't afraid to rape you on the price. Abraxas is $17 if you can find it around town, but $41 here.

Nice chilled atmosphere. Good beer drinking can take place without the TVs or music being overbearing. Service is solid. Some of the staff seem to know their craft beer, others do not.

Burgers are fantastic. Simply some of the best in town. Fries...oh yeah. You will pay $15 for a burger and fries, but you will walk away quite satisfied with the quality.

Bosoxfan20, Jun 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

KingFizz, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

travy82, Jun 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Chelseaw30, Jun 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Thebarrick56, Apr 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

mojohawk21, Apr 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

APB, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

22Blue, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

cambrennan, Feb 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.4%

cerveza2012, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

evilcatfish, Feb 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Wesdrummer, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Theogre83, Dec 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

jaydoc, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of HamGlade10
4.53/5  rDev +8.1%

My wife and I went here for dinner the first night we arrived in KC for a quick vacation. The service was very good. The beer selection was very respectable. The food is very good. So good in fact we came back the next day for lunch, even better. We met the bartender Will who served us a drink he created on his own, absolutely outstanding! We decided to go back a third time for brunch, but there was a 45 minute wait and we had a 5 hour drive ahead of us, so we went to foundry. I recommend anyone in the Kansas City area to visit Beer Kitchen for a drink and brew, its worth the trip!

P.S. - Delicious, juicy, flavorable burgers. Lots of toppings choices , too.

HamGlade10, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of MickeyD
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

A little more for the younger crowd but we did bring our kids and had a great time. A lot of great beers were in bottles but the tap selection was limited and on top of it they were out of two of them. But we had a great server and the entire staff was very attentive. I will go again.

MickeyD, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of LambicPentameter
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%

I love the atmosphere of this place. Rustic, with lots of natural wood and exposed beams, etc. It's a casual place with a flair to fit their massive beer menu and their interesting selection of food pairings.

As I said, they have an extensive beer list--a beer-only menu is headed up by a list of rotating tap beers. Some of the variety I've sampled from their taps include Green Flash's Friendship Brew, Ommegang's Biere D'Hougoumont and North Coast's Le Merle. But if you don't find something appealing on the tap beers, there are several pages of beers, divided by the "experience" of the beer:

CRISP (delicate fruits)
CRISP (subtle hoppiness)
HOP (herbal and citric)
HOP (earthy and dry)
MALT (rich and toasty)
MALT (stiff and sweet)
ROASTED (dark and creamy)
SOUR (wild, tart and funky)
FRUIT (tart and tangy)

While I don't agree with all of their classifications, it's certainly helpful to guide your experience, or to aid someone new to the wide variety of beer styles and flavors.

I've only sampled a couple of food items: both the chicken pâté and the Hogtied sandwich are outstanding. They also have excellent "Belgian-style" fries with a host of fancy dipping sauces.

LambicPentameter, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of ndolover
3.86/5  rDev -7.9%

Located in the Westport area this beer bar / gastropub is owned by the same owners as all the rest of the places in that intersction.

This place smacks of hipster and college kids wanting a nice piece of food and craft beer.

It has a gastropub feel with stainless steel and lighting just above your head.

The service was prompt and the server was knowledgeable about the beers he was serving. They have a limited selection of beers, but thery were all winners!

The food looked good, but I ate at McCoy's across the streat.

Overall, this is a place to check out if you are in the neighborhood. I liked the vibe and they know their craft beer

ndolover, Feb 03, 2012
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Beer Kitchen in Kansas City, MO
93 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.