Econo Lodge Downtown North
2232 Taney Street
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: (816) 421-6000
Fax: (816) 421-6675
2232 Taney Street, Kansas City, MO, US, 64116
- Phone: (816) 421-6000
- Fax: (816) 421-6675
Guests and gamers at Harrah's North Kansas City Casino & Hotel have many dining options before them, one of which is Mike & Charlie's Italian Restaurant. Needless to say, this eatery serves Italian fare; what does deserve a mention, however, is the quality of the food, which is delicious. On the menu, traditional Italian favorites like chicken parmigiano and veal marsala appear side-by-side with some tasty sandwiches, pizzas, pastas and seafood. Specialty entrées like eggplant Napoleon must be tried.
Established in 1954 by the Cascone family, who still own and operate what are now three locations, this restaurant offers a full dinner menu and a cocktail lounge. Etched glass windows at this location create a cozy atmosphere and give diners privacy. The service is excellent. The restaurant offers a full array of appetizing pasta dishes. Although a popular place for intimate gatherings and business luncheons, it is also a place where families feel at home.
If you are in the north side of town, consider stopping by for some deep (really deep) fried, Mexican cooking. If it cannot be dipped into a vat of hot grease, you probably will not find it on the menu. The grease gives the grub a wealth of flavor, and adds a new spin to the standard Mexican fodder. This is the place to go for cheap, crispy tacos and the famous Pocket Burger, a mix of ground beef and spices on a hamburger bun.
Named after the popular shopping destination in which it is located, The Cafe at Briarcliff Village may be known for its breakfast menu, but has other offerings too. Apart from delicious Belgian waffles and buttermilk pancakes with which to start your day, this cafe has great lunch and dinner delicacies crafted from local produce. Starting with jumbo lump crab cakes and corn nuggets, you can eat your way through a meal comprising house specialties like gluten-free grilled lemon pepper salmon, chicken Oscar and NY strip steaks. Burgers, pastas, sandwiches and wraps are also available. Happy Hour is from 3p to 8p on Monday and from 3p to 6p between Tuesday and Friday.
In the River Market area, this is an upscale restaurant which doubles as a happening concert venue. Opened in the year 2002, the restaurant quickly caught up on the nightlife in Kansas City, with the ever active dance floor which hosts hip hop, jazz, reggae. Food and drinks to accompany an eventful evening is a wonderful combination for chilling out. Occasionally it holds events like the 'Monthly Wine and Dinner' which are usually monthly events.
Using fresh, seasonal produce, The Farmhouse serves you American cuisine that makes your mouth water. Your meal at this restaurant starts with items like butternut squash bisque, assorted local cheeses and sweet potato croquettes, after which you can move on to various sandwiches and entrées like vegan moussaka, smoked pumpkin risotto and soft carrot polenta. Happy Hour is between 3p and 6p, Wednesday to Saturday, and is the perfect time to enjoy various wines and beers on tap.
The Phoenix is what Yoshi's is to Oakland and The Blue Note is to NYC, most notably it is the city's number one jazz restaurant. Guests come down six nights a week to listen to a varied mix of jazz musicians from around town as well as those touring the U.S. The jazz hall also functions as a restaurant, so you can watch the show while you eat. They have a great happy hour from 3-6pm and on Saturdays their 'Bloody Mary Brunch' allows you to make your own Bloody Mary as you wish! Check website for complete calendar and show times.
Just a short walk from the convention center and numerous downtown hotels, The Phoenix is the place to go to experience the city's famous jazz scene. It hosts live bands seven-nights-a-week and charges no cover. The room is small and often crowded, but the close quarters add to the festive atmosphere. Local and regional bands share the stage with big-name talents, making this the perfect spot to kick back and enjoy a musical evening on the town. Apart from the entertaining music, a lot of delicious and healthy salads, appetizers and refreshing drinks are on the menu.
Diners who want to enjoy the ambiance of a turn-of-the-century restaurant and a first-class meal should visit the Savoy Grill, located just south of the Missouri River in downtown Kansas City. This exquisite restaurant, opened in 1903, features dark decor, tall private booths and glass doors. White-jacketed waiters provide efficient, dignified service. The Savoy serves a variety of foods, from fresh seafood to flavored prime beef. Non-smoking sections are available. The charming Hotel Savoy Bed and Breakfast, located next door, makes this especially appealing for those looking for a romantic dining getaway.
John's offers three floors of fun in downtown Kansas City. The first floor is geared to the sports minded, with multiple televisions and a big wooden bar. The second floor is more action oriented, with pool tables, dartboards and video games to keep drinkers busy. The third floor is actually a roof top deck that hosts live bands from March through October. The music, ranging from rock to jazz to blues, features local and regional favorites. The menu is filled with the usual bar fare at reasonable prices.
Also known as 'Lil' Jakes Eat it and Beat it', this tiny restaurant follows just that principle. It gets so packed that once you've feasted on some barbeque, you got to leave as it seats only around 18 at a time! Known for their delicious sandwiches, you have got to try the favorite thick-sliced, Hickory-Smoked Brisket Sandwich. If the spicy Texas style sauces get too hot for you, balance it out later with a thick, gooey homemade brownie. Yum!
Vinino Wine Bar & Bistro has a warm ambiance with art on the walls and often with musicians playing in the background. The dishes are mainly Italian and Mediterranean, and your waiter can suggest the perfect wine or cocktail to complement your meal. There is also a nice dessert menu.