3 Grub Pubs That Will Become Your New Favorite Spot

July 6th, 2017 by

Grub PubsWhether you want to unwind with a burger and beer, challenge your friends to a trivia night, or have a true dive bar experience, you won’t be short of options in Kansas City. Here are some of the best hole-in-the-wall bars in the area, including their location, prices, and other important details, such as specials and signature drinks.

Green Room Burgers & Beer

The Green Room Burgers & Beer is a great place to grab a bite and a brew. The restaurant hosts a pub quiz on Mondays at 8 p.m. Participation is free. Check out the gift shop before you leave, which features t-shirts, glassware, and even dog biscuits made from the brewery’s own grain. At the bar, you can choose from a selection of wines, spirits, and beers. Drink prices range from $6 to $9.

Location: 4010 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite D (at Mill Street Station)

Hours: The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. daily, closing at 11:00 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; 1:00 a.m. Wednesday-Saturday; and 10 p.m. Sunday.

Specials: Happy hour is every weekday from 2 to 6 p.m., offering $2 off all drinks. There’s also an early-bird lunch special every day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lew’s Grill & Bar

Lew’s Grill & Bar is another excellent choice if you want to pick up some food and socialize over a beer, mixed drink, or glass of wine. Weekly activities include a Wii Night, a Boulevard Beer & Baseball night hosting Kansas City Royals games, and Wednesday Steak & Trivia.

Drinks are in the $5 to $8 range, including a selection of House Infusions. There’s also the signature Lew’s 84-ounce Das Boot! Happy hour specials are available daily, and you can sign up for a rewards card to earn free food and drinks as well as birthday and anniversary awards, game day discounts, and more.

Location: Historic Waldo, 7539 Wornall Road.

Hours: The kitchen is open daily from 11 to 2 a.m., and the bar is open daily from 11 to 3 a.m.

Specials: Lew’s specials vary daily and feature select discounted drinks (such as cheaper beers and wells on Tuesday) and half-price appetizers.

Zoo Bar

The Zoo Bar is a pub and dive bar featuring a full selection of spirits and beers. The jukebox, pool table, guest-graffitied walls, and cash only policy contribute to its “dive” ambience, but here you’ll find a welcoming atmosphere and friendly bartenders. This is a local favorite in the Central Business District. Drink prices dip as low as $2.25.

Location: 1220 McGee Street

Hours: The bar is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 to 1:30 a.m.

Specials: For more information on drink specials and happy hour, call 816-842-6060. The Zoo Bar’s Mini Beer and Jello Shot are two signature options.

If you’re craving some pub food or just a good conversation, check out one of these locations.

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