Explore the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's Lea Manor neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's Lea Manor neighborhood
Jasper's Restaurant. | Photo: Kristen F./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 02, 2020.

Spending time in Lea Manor? Get to know this Kansas City neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mexican eatery to a doughnut shop.

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

1. Jasper's Restaurant

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Topping the list is deli and Italian spot Jasper's Restaurant, which offers desserts and more. Located at 1201 W. 103rd St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 273 reviews on Yelp. 

The Italian restaurant features an Artisan cheeseboard, with domestic and imported cheese, along with lobster ravioli on the menu. Also try the scaloppine di vitello al marsala (veal with mushrooms and a marsala reduction).

2. Cacao Restaurante

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Next up is Mexican spot Cacao Restaurante, which offers desserts and salads, situated at 1046 W. 103rd St., Watts Mill Plz With four stars out of 199 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

Serving traditional Mexican dishes on the menu, try the shrimp ceviche and fish tacos to start your meal. Also check out the baja tacos, enchiladas and steak mariposa, a butterflied filet marinated in orange juice and tequila. (See the full menu here.)

3. Fluffy Fresh Donuts

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Fluffy Fresh Donuts, a spot to score doughnuts and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 10123 State Line Road, four stars out of 45 reviews. 

At this eatery, look for Long Johns and doughnut holes. Don't forget to check out the cinnamon twists.

4. Southside Bar & Grille

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Southside Bar & Grille, a bar and traditional American spot that offers pizza and more, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 50 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1144 W. 103rd St. to see for yourself. 

For a starter, try Grandma's fried artichokes or a Greek salad from the menu offerings. Then sample the Southside sliders and a variety of pizzas, including the Meathead. 

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