Interested in trying some new American spots in Kansas City? You're in luck: We've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for American food.
Red Door Woodfired Grill
9703 N. Ash Ave., Shoal Creek
Red Door Woodfired Grill is a traditional American, breakfast and brunch spot, offering wraps and more.
This new business specializes in woodfired grilling, using oak, pecan and hickory woods to create its flavors. Check out the woodfired wings, along with the pastrami Reuben sandwich and grilled salmon. Ready for dessert? Try the skillet bourbon pecan pie. (Check here for the full menu.)
Red Door Woodfired Grill's current Yelp rating of 3.5 stars out of ten reviews indicates the newcomer is finding its way, but it's still early days.
Yelper David M., who reviewed Red Door Woodfired Grill on Sept. 20, wrote, "First let me say this is a fantastic new restaurant in the Northland and we were there only on it's second day. I'm sure my four rating in reflective of it being new and training new staff."
Yelper Jim P. wrote, "We had a salad and nachos. Both were very tasty! The service was great and the staff all were excellent. The atmosphere was cool with great music."
Red Door Woodfired Grill is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.–11 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on Sunday.
Pirate's Bone Burgers
2000 Main St., Crown Center
Pirate's Bone Burgers is a vegan spot, offering burgers, coffee and tea.
Pirate's Bone Burgers offers activated charcoal buns for its plant-based burgers. House fries, seasoned with salt and oregano, are also available, along with various drinks and sweets. (See the full menu here.)
Pirate's Bone Burgers's current Yelp rating of four stars out of four reviews indicates it's getting positive feedback so far.
Yelper Matt C., who reviewed Pirate's Bone Burgers on Sept. 27, wrote, "Their classic burger uses Beyond Meat beef. Thin burger, but taste is good. Wouldn't be able to tell it is not beef."
The new spot has yet to share its business hours online.
3107 Gillham Road, Suite 100, North Hyde Park
Brewer’s Kitchen is a beer bar and New American spot, offering burgers and more.
Brewer’s Kitchen serves up freshly ground beef patties, which have been marinated in beer. Check out the thick cut candied bacon and loaded cheese fries for appetizers, among the menu offerings. Next try the drunken cheeseburger, or build your own burger from a variety of buns, cheese, protein, toppings and sauces. (View the menu here.)
With a 4.5-star Yelp rating out of 45 reviews on Yelp, Brewer’s Kitchen has been getting positive attention.
Yelper Joe D., who was one of the first users to visit Brewer’s Kitchen on Sept. 19, wrote, "The burgers are legit. That bison burger, having been cooked on a flat top, isn't a dry piece of meat. It's an absolutely delicious burger, which I recommend."
Meredith H. noted, "I was craving a burger and stumbled upon Brewer's on Yelp earlier today. My mouth was watering all day thinking about the blueberry stout burger, which I did ultimately end up ordering along with the Brussels sprouts."
Brewer’s Kitchen is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (It's closed on Tuesday.)