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Westside Local

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1663 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1139 (W 17th)
+1 816-997-9089
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some girlfriends for a mid-week GNO at Westside Local. It was my first time there, but most of my friends had been before. The atmosphere was nice with plenty of wide open space. The menu offered many food choices, as well as a nice cocktail and beer listing. The food was amazing. I had the BBQ Gouda burger and... More 

Thank Carrie64151
West Des Moines, Iowa
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love to eat Local which led us to Westside Local. I like craft beer and they had a nice selection to choose from. They also had a good wine menu. I had the macaroni and cheese with chicken. Great flavor and nice size portion. Others in my group ordered the bison tacos and Jalapeño and jam burger. Everyone was very... More 

Thank 412stevew
Roswell, Georgia
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Every dish and appetizer was terrific. Fresh. Flavorful. Plentiful without being wastefully huge. Prices were very reasonable. Great atmosphere, but a little loud if you want a lot of conversation. Fun location. Don't skip it when in KC.

Thank JFP63
Knoxville, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a nice smaller sized restaurant with a unique menu. The item I chose was prepared well, served hot and moderately priced. Service was good. Location is good. The noise level made it difficult to hear conversations at our table. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank D J
Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Honestly this review is not so much about the sandwich, per se, although it was wonderful. It isn't even that much about the tomato-fennel dipping soup, although that was delicious and managed to have at once both very fresh and smoky notes. It is really about the roast vegetable side that was so memorably tasty that I can call it... More 

Thank highermath
West Chester, United States
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We found this place on BringFido.com as we were traveling through this area with our dog. What a lovely place. Pets are very welcome on the covered patio and given a plate of bacon! The human food was amazing with many vegetarian options. My husband highly recommends the bison chorizo tacos and the fries were addictive; especially the garlic aioli.... More 

Thank Dolores V
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great food experience! Quaint and Relaxed atmosphere. Patio seating. Awesome menu. Absolutely delicious! Stopped in for lunch. Ordered 4 different items....each was absolutely delicious! Stopped in next evening for a nightcap. Friendly and engaging bartenders! We can't wait to come back to the KC Westside area and Westside Local!

Thank RKamp
Overland Park, Kansas
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Plenty of options for those with dietary restrictions. Because it is farm/market to table, not every item may be available everyday. Plays good music, but not so loud that you can't have a comfortable conversation. The food was absolutely delicious. Far more than just the typical American restaurant food. Probably not a great place to bring young kids. I'm sure... More 

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Sunnyside, New York
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The mac & cheese bowl seemed bottomless. It was so big and oh so good! Great fries and sandwiches as well! The Blunch menu was not available on the Saturday afternoon that we visited which was strange. There were more items that we wanted but were stuck with a lunch menu.They also didn't have port, although that was on the... More 

Thank MixedGirlNYC
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Their kale salad is to die for! We crave it every week! We love their heirloom burger and Mac and cheese with Korean pork belly... you can't go wrong with this place. I love to take my vegan and vegetarian friends here because there are so many yummy choices for them.

Thank Grace L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1663 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1139
    (W 17th)
  • Public Transportation: The 47 bus will drop you off at your table.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-997-9089

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?