2017 Plaza Art Fair

Country Club Plaza

The 85th Annual Plaza Art Fair

Held Friday, September 23, 2016 through Sunday, September 25, 2016, The Plaza Art Fair encompasses nine city blocks and welcomes a crowd of over 250,000. Featuring 240 artists, the Plaza Art Fair is atop-ranked, national art event with three live music stages and over 25 featured restaurant booths. It continues to be a weekend of people simply celebrating art and each other, as well as Kansas City’s unofficial welcome to the fall season.

2017 culinary arts

Broadway Restaurants (map)

The Capital Grille
Food: Signature Steak Sandwich with Herbed Goat Cheese and Balsamic Onions; Citrus Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo and Fresh Arugula; The Capital Grille Cheeseburger; Jumbo All-Beef Hot Dog; Parmesan White Truffle French Fries. Drinks: Boulevard Pale Ale; Boulevard Wheat; Miller Lite; Bud Light; Stoli Doli; White Wine; Red Wine; Bottled Water; Bottled Soda.

Chuy’s Mexican Food
Food: Chicken Carbon Tacos; Queso. Drinks: Beer; Margaritas.

Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue
Food: Southern Jack Pulled Pork Sandwich; Brisket Sandwich; Pulled Chicken Sandwich; Beef Burnt Ends; Hickory-Pit Beans; Cheesy Corn Bake; Chips. Drinks: Bud Light; Boulevard Wheat; Wine; Soda; Water.

Gram & Dun
Food: Asian Pig Wings; Burnt End Mac & Cheese; Chicken Tenders & Fries; Brat & Chips; Beef Fat Fries; Kettle chips. Drinks: Wine; Domestic & Craft Beers; D-Cup and Horsefeather Cocktails; Bottled Water; Coke; Diet Coke; Sprite.

Kona Grill
Sushi; Churrasco Skewers. Drinks: Beer; Red and White Wine; Cocktails.

The Oliver
Food: Chicken or Carnitas Tacos; Signature Prime Rib Dip; Sloppy Joes. Drinks: Beer; Wine; Cocktails.

Seasons 52
Food: Boneless Beef Short Rib and Grits; Southern Style Shrimp and Grits; Braised Beef Sandwich; Kona Lamb Lollipops; Duck Wings; Oak Grilled Meatballs; Hummus with Cucumber, Celery, Carrots and Naan; SUNDAY ONLY OPTION – Breakfast Tacos. Drinks: Craft and Domestic Beers; Red, White and Sparkling Rose; Cocktails.

Tomfooleries Restaurant and Bar
Food: Burnt End BBQ Sandwich; Chicken Street Tacos; Hand-Pattied Double Cheese Burgers; Bacon Mac & Cheese; Creamy Espinaca Dip with Tortilla Chips; Toasted S’mores. Drinks: Full Premium Bar plus Rumplemintz shots; Red Bull and choice of flavored Vodkas; Tom’s Famous Bloody Mary; Margarita buckets; Boulevard Beer; Bud light; Miller light; and Premium Wine selection.

Central St. Restaurants (map)

Bo Ling’s
Food: Egg Roll; Crab Rangoon; Siu Mai Chicken & Shrimp Dumplings; Steamed Pork Bun; Sesame Chicken; Lo Mein Noodles; Vegetable Fried Rice; Homemade Almond Cookies. Drinks: Soda.

Classic Cup Café 
Food: Thai Chicken Pizza; Lamb Gyro; Hummus; Short Rib Pot Sliders; Chicken Salad Sandwich; Shrimp Cocktail; Lemon Artichoke Soup. Drinks: Draft Beer; Bottled Beer; Cocktails; Wine; Lemonade; Soft Drinks; Bottled Water.

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Food: Jambalaya; House-Made Meatballs; Prime Rib Sliders. Drinks: Water; Soda; Sangria; Wine; Beer.

Fogo de Chão
Food: Grilled Churresco Plate — Sirloin Steak, Sausage, Chicken Breast wrapped in Bacon, Pork Sausage, Potato Salad. Drinks: Wine, Beer And Caipirnha.

Fred P. Ott’s
Food: Burgers; Bratwurst; Hot Dogs. Drinks: Draft Beer; Mixed Drinks; Soda.

Food: Cheeseburger with Daily’s Bacon & KC Canning Co. Hops Pickle; Walking Taco with Broadway Butcher Chorizo; Smokey Cheddar Pimento Cheese with Farm To Market Grains Galore; Fried Bourbon Peach Pie.  Drinks: Draft Beer.

Food: Truffle Bacon Popcorn; BBQ Rub-Dusted Pork Rinds; White Corn Cookie. Drinks: Beer; Soda.

Topsy’s Popcorn
Food: Hot Dogs; Flavored Popcorn; Ice Cream. Drinks: Soda.

Ward Parkway Restaurants (map)

Brio Tuscan Grille
Food: White Bean Dip with Artichoke Salad; Lobster Bisque; Beef Carpaccio; Burrata & Ciabatta; Burrata & Prosciutto Sandwich; Braised Beef & White Cheddar Sandwich; Chicken Club Sandwich; Lasagna; Kale Caesar Salad with Chicken; Tiramisu. Drinks: Beer; Cocktails; Wine; Margaritas; Frozen Peach Bellini; Vodka Lemonade.

The Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar
Food: Burgers; BBQ Pork Sandwich; Burnt End Nachos; Bratwurst; Tequila Chicken Wrap. Drinks: Beer; Full Bar; Bloody Marys; Sangria.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood
Food: Southwestern Style Crab Cake Sandwich; Roasted Salmon Salad; Barbacoa Tacos; Chocolate Bag Cone with White Chocolate Mousse and Fresh Berries. Drinks: Red Sangria; White Sangria; Margaritas; Red Wine; White Wine; Beer; Cocktails.

The Melting Pot
Food: Fried Cajun Shrimp; Milk Chocolate with Fresh Strawberries. Drinks: Mango Sangria; White Peach Sangria; Tipsy Turtle; Bloody Mary; Mimosa; Beer.

O’Dowd’s Gastrobar
Food: Beef Short Rib Slider; Garlic Lemon Hummus; Chicken & Avocado Wrap. Drinks: Beer; Wine; Full Bar.

Parkway: Social Kitchen
Food: Gourmet Pepper Jack Jumbo Tater Tots; 3 Cheese Mac & Cheese; Wood Fired Baby Back Ribs

Drinks: Beer; Wine; Cocktails.

Plaza III The Steakhouse and The Club At Plaza III
Food: Steak Sandwich; Blackened Salmon Sandwich with Pepper Slaw; Steak Soup; Chips. Drinks: Beer; Wine; Martinis; Manhattans; Soft Drinks.

Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria
Food: Chicken and Lobster Tacos; Chips & Guacamole. Drinks: Beer, Margaritas, Sangria.


Best In Show — Hogshead

1st Place Food — Hogshead
2nd Place Food — The Oliver
3rd Place Food — The Capital Grille

1st Place Booth — The Oliver
2nd Place Booth — Chuy's
3rd Place Booth — Hogshead

Best Dessert — The Melting Pot

Best Drink — Brio Tuscan Grille

2016 Plaza Art Fair Restaurant Award Winners

Best In Show — Brio Tuscan Grille
1st Place Food — McCormick & Schmick's
2nd Place Food — The Capital Grille
3rd Place Food — Jack Stack

1st Place Booth — The Oliver
2nd Place Booth — Gram & Dun
3rd Place Booth — The Granfalloon