Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's Shoal Creek neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's Shoal Creek neighborhood
Seva Cuisine of India | Photo: Sarah R./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on December 02, 2019.

Visiting Shoal Creek, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Kansas City neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an Indian restaurant to a pizza place.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Shoal Creek, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Seva Cuisine Of India

Photo: Margaret J./Yelp

Topping the list is Indian spot Seva Cuisine of India, located at 8674 N.E. Flintlock Road. It's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 376 reviews on Yelp. 

This restaurant serves traditional Indian fare. On the menu, expect to find chicken mango bites and vegetarian specialties, such as veggie curry, among the offerings. 

2. Nicky's Pizza


Next up is sports bar Nicky's Pizza, which offers pizza, sandwiches and more, situated at 9771 N. Cedar Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 108 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Choose from a variety of pizzas crafted with handmade dough, such as all meat, buffalo chicken and veggie. Also on the menu, try the house-made meatballs, bruschetta, salads and sandwiches. 

3. The Lacquer Room

Photo: The Lacquer Room/Yelp

Nail salon and waxing and eyelash service spot The Lacquer Room is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 8602 N. Church Road, four stars out of 29 reviews. 

The spot is a full-service salon, offering nail treatments and makeup, eyelash and waxing services. Disposable tools are used to provide a safety measure for customers.

4. First Watch

Photo: First Watch/Yelp

First Watch, a cafe and breakfast/brunch and traditional American spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 74 Yelp reviews. Head over to 8758 N.E. 82nd Terrace to see for yourself. 

On the menu, expect to find Floridian French toast topped with bananas, kiwi and fresh berries and power bowls, such as the pesto chicken quinoa bowl. Also, look for traditional omelets, including the ham and gruyere cheese and the chili chorizo. 

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