Five Great Patios to Visit this Summer

If you are looking for a patio with a fun atmosphere, delicious food and a variety of local beers on tap, Kansas City has no shortage of spots to enjoy. We picked a sampling of a few of our favorite patios around town to enjoy on a summer night. 

Taco Republic

Enjoy a diversity of flavors and “street-style” tacos at this casual location. Taco Republic has a walk-up to-go window, or for those with a bit more time, there’s a patio to relax, eat and play a game if you would like.

500 County Line Road, Kansas City, Kansas, 913.262.8226,

Chicken N Pickle 

Chicken N Pickle is a casual restaurant that has eight pickleball courts; a bar with a variety of local beers on tap; lawn games including ping pong, cornhole and Jenga; fire pits and more. The variety of entertainment options plus delicious food makes the drive up north well worth it.

1761 Burlington, North Kansas City, Missouri, 816.537.1400,


Chefs Megan and Colby Garrelts bring Midwestern recipes and traditions to the table using local Kansas and Missouri flavors and farmers. 

Two area locations,

Red Door Grill

This casual dining establishment boasts an expansive brick patio and delicious food cooked on a wood-fired grill. 

Three area locations,


Aixois is a classic French bistro located in Brookside. The menu focuses on fresh, organic, seasonal ingredients. Enjoy a relaxing evening out on its charming patio. 

 251 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Missouri, 816.333.3305,