Craving salads? Here are Kansas City's top 5 options

The Russell. | Photo: Nina K./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 29, 2020.

Need more salads in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top salad outlets in Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

Consumers in the Kansas City area tend to spend more in February at restaurants than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business marketing software. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Kansas City-area restaurants grew to $29 for the metro area in February of last year, second only to December with an average of $31, and 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. POI-Ō


First on the list is POI-Ō. Located at 1000 W. 25th St. in Westside South, the Mexican and barbecue restaurant is the highest-rated salad spot in Kansas City, boasting five stars out of 153 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Russell

PHOTO: gabby s./YELP

Next up is Broadway Gillham's The Russell, situated at 3141 Main St. With 4.5 stars out of 131 reviews on Yelp, the wine bar, which offers salads, sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

PHOTO: michael b./YELP

Downtown's Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, a location of the chain situated at 101 E. 13th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the pub, which offers salads, soups and more, four stars out of 458 reviews.

4. Brown & Loe

PHOTO: loretta m./YELP

Brown & Loe, a New American spot in River Market that offers salads, burgers and more, is another go-to, with four stars out of 257 Yelp reviews. Head over to 429 Walnut St. to see for yourself.

5. Martin City Brewing Company

PHOTO: cheryl b./YELP

Over in Martin City, check out Martin City Brewing Company, which has earned four stars out of 221 reviews on Yelp. You can find the brew pub, which offers salads, burgers and more, at 500 E. 135th St.

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