2019 Plaza Art Fair

The 87th Annual Plaza Art Fair

Held Friday, September 21, 2018 through Sunday, September 23, 2018, 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.

2019 culinary arts

Broadway Restaurants (map)

The Capital Grille
Food: Tenderloin Sandwich, Double Cheeseburger, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Lobster Roll, Sonora Dog, All Beef Hot Dog, Parmesan Truffle Fries, Corn on the Cob Drinks: Boulevard Pale Ale, Boulevard Wheat, KC Bier OktoberFest, Bud Light, Stoli Doli, Frozen Stoli Doli, White & Red Wine, Bottled Water, Soda     

Food: Chicken Carbon Tacos, Boom Boom Bowl Drinks: Lime Rocks Margarita, Blood Orange Rocks Margarita, Corona, Bud Light, Rose Wine, Cherry Limeade

Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue
Beef Burnt Ends, Pulled Pork Hoagie, Pork Spare Ribs, Grilled BBQ Butter Shrimp, Fire Kissed Vegetable Kabob, Hickory Pit Beans, Cheesy Corn Bake, Cole Slaw, Chocolate Chip Cookie & Bourbon Ice Cream Sandwich Drinks: Peach Margarita, KC Hard Lemonade, Smokin’ Mary, Boulevard Wheat, Bud Light, Water

Gram & Dun
Food: Prime Rib Dip, Brats, Mac & Cheese, Pig Wings, Chips/Fries Drinks: Beer, Wine, Cocktails

Kona Grill
Food: Sushi, Tacos, Parmesan Fries, Avocado Egg Rolls Drinks: Blue Moon, Angry Orchard, Truly Spiked, Coors Light, Lagunitas IPA, Boulevard Wheat, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Tito's and Redbull, Red Sangria, Jalapeño Watermelon Margarita, Margarita on the Rocks or Frozen, Wine, Water, Soda

Seasons 52
Food: Shrimp & Grits, Kona Lamb Pops, Shredded Chicken Sandwich, Braised Beef Sandwich, Sausage & Peppers on a Bun, Hummus with Veggies Drinks: Cucumber Smash, Rosé Lemonade, Cocojito, Hawaiian Cosmo, Sangria, Beer, Canned Wine

Shake Shack
Food: Shack Burgers, Grilled Cheese Drinks: Water, Boulevard Space Camper, Boulevard Wheat, Shackmeister Ale, Coors Light, Shack Wine Cans

True Food Kitchen
Food: Herb Hummus, Grass-fed Burger, Turkey Burger, Unbeetable Burger Drinks: Ginger Margarita, Rose Sangria, Wine, Boulevard Wheat Beer, Martin City Hardway IPA

Central St. Restaurants (map)

Classic Cup Café
Food: Hummus, Smoked Chicken Gumbo, BLT Slider, Elote Brisket Nachos, Pulled Pork Taco, Big Slice O’ Watermelon, Peach Lambic Bar, White Chocolate Espresso Brownie Drinks: Peach Whiskey Smash, Strawberry Mint Gin Rickey, Orange Mule, Bloody Mary, Mimosa, Sangria, Wine, Beer, Truly Hard Seltzer, Bartles and Jaymes Wine Cooler Cans 

Cooper’s Hawk Winery
Food: House-made Meatballs, Jambalaya, Prime Sliders Drinks: Wine, Sangria, Beer, Water, Soda

Fogo De Chao
Food: Fogo Sampler (Picanha, Chicken, Sausage, Piece of Spicy Bacon, Potato Salad, Heart of Palm, Pepperdew Pepper), Flan Drinks: Coke Products, Beer, White Sangria, Fogo Malbec, Bloody Mary, Ciapirinha

Fred P. Ott’s
Food: Burgers, Brats, Hot Dogs /Drinks: Beer, Cocktails

Food: Chicken Fingers, Fries, Lobster Roll, Pork Rinds, Hand Pies Drinks: Soda, Beer, Canned Wine

Food: Buttered Popcorn, Flavored Popcorn, Hot Dogs, Ice Cream Drinks: Fresh Squeezed Limeades, Soda, Water

Ward Parkway Restaurants (map)

Brio Tuscan Grille
Food: Lobster Bisque, Caesar Salad, Crispy Sacchetti, Chicken Meatball Sandwich, Baked Rigatoni Bolognese, Tiramisu Drinks: Soda, Beer, Wine, Raspberry Bellini, White Peach Sangria

The Granfalloon Restaurant & Bar
Food: Burnt End Nachos, Burgers, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Wrap, Chips Drinks: Soda, Beer, Mixed Drinks

Hogshead Kansas City
Food: mKCrib Drinks: Martin City Hardway IPA, Boulevard Tank 7, Boulevard Wheat, Miller Lite Tall Boys, PBR Tall Boys, Truly Hard Seltzer, Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad, Tom’s Town Distilling Co.’s Gandy Dancer

McCormick & Schmick’s
Food: Southwestern Style Crab Cake Sandwich, Roasted Salmon Salad, Barbacoa Tacos, Chocolate Bag Cone with White Chocolate Mousse and Fresh Berries Drinks: Milagro Silver/Solerno Blood Orange Margaritas, Red Wine, White Wine, Beer, Cocktails

The Melting Pot
Food: Fried Cajun Shrimp, Chocolate Covered Strawberries Drinks: Mango Sangria, White Peach Sangria, Mimosas, Bloody Mary, Tipsy Turtle, Beer   

O’Dowd’s Gastrobar
Food: Umami Beef Sliders, Caesar Salad, Asparagus Corn Dip Drinks: Full Bar, Fishbowls featuring Ketel One Botanicals

Parkway Social Kitchen
Food: Pepper Jack Stuffed Tater Tots, Danish Baby Back Ribs, Turkey Apple Brie Sandwich Drinks: Signature Cocktails, Wine, Boulevard & Domestic Beer

Food: Lobster Tacos, Nachos, Guacamole & Chips Drinks: Margaritas, Sangria, Jalapeno Cooler, Modelo, Soda, Water


Best in Show - Hogshead

1st Place Best Food - The Capital Grille
2nd Place Best Food - Gram & Dun
3rd Place Best Food - Brio Tuscan Grille

1st Place Best Booth - Rye
2nd Place Best Booth - Chuy’s
3rd Place Best Booth - Parkway Social Kitchen


Best in Show - The Oliver

1st Place Best Food - McCormick & Schmick’s
2nd Place Best Food - Brio Tuscan Grille
3rd Place Best Food - Seasons 52

1st Place Best Booth - Parkway Social Kitchen
2nd Place Best Booth - Rye
3rd Place Best Booth - Chuy’s


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