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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

BBQ Restaurant
“The Original Joe's KC (Previously called Oklahoma Joe's.. but that story if for another day). Z-Man sandwich is a KC staple and must try. Get burnt end sandwich while you can (they run out everyday / first come first served). Lines can be long on the weekend. Non BBQ lovers can hit up Taco Republic / Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken next door. *****CLOSED ON SUNDAYS***** ”
  • 122 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“One of our top 3 BBQ joints in Kansas City. Our favorite items are combo plat (brisket / pulled pork), Mr. Burns sandwich (burnt ends sandwich), smoked beef brisket poutine. Watch out lines can be long so plan accordingly. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“First outdoor shopping district in the country. Great shopping and dining experience at your doorstep.”
  • 191 locals recommend
“Beer that helped put KC Craft Brews on the map. Great spot for groups, you could easily spend all day here!”
  • 79 locals recommend
“The Rose Garden at Loose Park is beautiful and smells amazing. Once you've enjoyed this you could take a walk/run on the 1.2 mile paved trail and spend time watching the ducks in the pond. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
“This is a beautiful garden and there is always something going on. Live Music on Tuesday evenings. Give them a call ”
  • 20 locals recommend
“We love this zoo! We definitely recommend starting early in the morning so you can see all of the amazing animals. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is a must see historical place for all of Wichita, and is surrounded with walking paths along the Arkansas River and downtown, which has a great night life, food, and free public transportation.”
  • 25 locals recommend
“If you’re looking for great local beer and a warm atmosphere, this is the place. Food is top notch and the service has always been great. The acoustics can be very noisy at times however if you're looking for an energetic, lively setting it is great! ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Just across the border, the Legends offers amazing shopping, dining and sports.”
  • 26 locals recommend
“Amazing BBQ with one of the best beer garden's in Westport. BBQ trays (pick 2 or 3 meats), jalapeno cheesy-corn bake, crispy jo-jo potatoes are some of our favorite items. Grab some BBQ / beer and head out to their patio if the weather is nice. Sunday fried chicken is also popular (available noon until it is sold out). ”
  • 39 locals recommend
“Plug into KC’s live music scene with rousing acts at Riot Room, a local haven for finding that next great sound. Meanwhile, The Westport Saloon features music acts of a different tune, including roots, blues, rockabilly and more. Or hit the patios at both Westport Ale House or HopCat for craft beers and live sports watching. Feeling tropical? Sneak down to TikiCat, a subterranean escape hidden underneath HopCat and featuring more than 20 tiki cocktails. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This large, beautifully designed children's museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita delights kids and kids at heart.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Zona Rosa is a quick 10 minute drive to plenty of stores, Dick’s, Express, Barns & Nobles, Gap, Old Navy etc and several places to eat. For entertainment we also enjoy going to the comedy club Improv that is located there. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
“This place and area isn't very well known yet, even among the locals! Great place for lunch and to check out the boutiques in this area. Their gourmet burgers are some of the best burgers I've ever had.”
  • 40 locals recommend