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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Bakery
“Great spot for a walkable breakfast! Best pastries and breakfast sandwiches- made fresh every day!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Amazing hospitality, incredible sparkling and natural wine selection. Great Happy Hour and Sunday Brunch! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Love the vibe here. Across from the JC Nichols Fountain, just 2 blocks north of the heart of the Plaza.”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“My GO TO coffee shop. Much better than anything Starbucks could deliver. Do yourself a favor. The owners live here in Brookside and they have 4 shops around town. :)”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Don't let the name fool you, they have so much more to offer than a great cup of joe! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Classic French bistro experience in intimate environs with an adjoining coffee bar/bakery. www.aixoisbistro.com”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“This coffee shop is right across the street and one of my personal favorites!”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Local Palestinian restaurant we love. Dinner has dim lights, candles and delicious food. We've ordered almost everything on the menu. You can't go wrong. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Crows is the best 3rd wave coffee shop to meet locals. The coffee is great and the staff know their stuff. Try a Chorizo Burrito too. You won't be sorry.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“What a great place to find coffee and interact with local students and professionals”
  • 7 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“This is a family owned business in KC with a swiss flair. They make everything home made. They are a bakery, coffee shop, and cafe in the front and a full service restaurant in the back. The restaurant is only open for lunch from 11am until 2:30. all lunches includes a dessert, that you pick out from an assortment. Lunch includes home made bread and your drink choice.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Neighborhood: Brookside-ish Mindful eating and major plant goals Refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free etc.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Named for the Ethiopian goatherder who originally discovered the power of the coffee bean, Kaldi’s Coffee has been sourcing coffee from around the globe since 1994. Stop by one of two metro locations for a cup and Kaldi’s official Brew Log, which will give you expert tips to improve your own brewing game.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Beer, local apparel, ice cream. Take a piece of KC home with you. From soft T shirts to mugs to unique decor: you will love taking a walk through this KC favorite store! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“If you can't live without your mocha caramel whatever it is :) ... this is the closest Starbucks to the Westport area!”
  • 3 locals recommend