2018 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.

2018 culinary arts

Broadway Restaurants (map)

Brio Tuscan Grille
Food: Lobster Bisque, Kale Caesar, Lasagna, Meatball Sandwich, Sausage & Peppers Sandwich, Tiramisu Drinks: Soda, Beer, Wine, Frozen Peach Bellini, Margaritas

The Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar
Food: Burnt End Nachos, Burgers, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Tequila Chicken Wrap Drinks: Full Bar, Beer, Sangria, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s

Hogshead Kansas City
Food: Cheeseburger with Daily’s Bacon & KC Canning Co. Hops Pickles, BLT Wrap, Foie Gras Snickers Bar Drinks: Froze, Local Craft Beer, Kombucha Cocktail

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: Milagro Silver, Solerno Blood Orange 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 Sliders, Braised Pork Carnitas Tacos, House Smoked Salmon Salad Drinks: Full Bar, Fishbowl Cocktails, Paloma and Lavendar Lemon Drop Cocktails

Parkway: Social Kitchen
Food: Tater Tots, Hawaiian Ribeye Kabobs, Danish Ribs, Key Lime Pie Drinks: Beer, Wine, Cocktails

Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria
Food: Lobster Tacos, Carnitas Tacos, Guacamole, Nachos, Shrimp & Scallop Ceviche Drinks: Fishbowl Margaritas, Red Sangria, Jalapeno Cooler, Beer, Small Call Bar

Central St. Restaurants (map)

Bo Ling’s
Food: Chicken Satay, Dan Dan Noodles, Sesame Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice, Egg Roll, Crab Rangoon Drinks: Soda and Iced Tea

Classic Cup Café 
Food: Hummus, Spinach Artichoke Dip, Chicken and Tasso Ham Gumbo, Pulled Pork Hoochie Que Sliders, Steak Fajita Tacos, Big ol’ Slice of Watermelon, BLT Skewer, Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cookie Drinks: Beer, Cocktails, Horsefeather, Moscow Mule, Sangria, Wine, Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Lemonade, Coke, Coffee, Water

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

Fogo de Chão
Food: Picanha, Chicken, Pepperdew Pepeprs Drinks: Wine, Beer And Caipirnha.

Fred P. Ott’s
Food: Burgers; Bratwurst; Hot Dogs. Drinks: Wine, Beer, and Caipirnha

Rye
Food: Smoked Pork Shoulder, Crispy Chicken Tenders, BLT, Lobster Roll, French Fries, Crispy Pork Rinds, Ice Cream Sundaes, Rootbeer Floats, Cherry Hand Pies, Apple Hand Pies Drinks: Beer, Wine, Cocktails

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

Ward Parkway 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 Cobb 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, Boom Boom Bowl Drinks: Beer; Margaritas, Lemonade

Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue
Food: Fire-Kissed Wings, Beef Burnt Ends, Pulled Pork Hoagie, Pork Spare Ribs, Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread, Hickory Pit Beans, Cheesy Corn Bake, Creamy Coleslaw, Carrot Cake Cupcake Drinks: Lemonade, Tea, Water, Beer, Peach Margarita, Kansas City Lemonade, Jack’s Smokin’ Mary

Kona Grill
Food:
Sushi, Poke Bowls, Hawaiian Pork Sandwich, Oriental Salad, Tara Fries with Habanero Queso Drinks: Frose, Sangria, Pato Bubbles, Margaritas, Wine

The Oliver
Food: Bacon Cheeseburger, Pig Wings, Burnt End Mac & Cheese, Chicken Fingers, Pork or Chicken Tacos Drinks: Cocktails, Beer, Soda

Seasons 52
Food: Southern Style Shrimp and Grits, Braised Beef Sandwich, Grilled Meatloaf Sandwich, Hummus with Naan Bread, Celery and Carrots, Korean Duck Wings, Kona Crusted Lamb Chops Drinks: Beer, Cucumber Basic Smash, Bourbon Peach, Grapefruit Rose Lemonade, Strawberry Mint Lemonade, Watermelon Fresca, Basil Lemonade

Tomfooleries Restaurant and Bar
Food: Lobster Mac & Cheese, Walking Tacos, Southernwestern Eggrolls, Espinaca Dip, Cheeseburger, S’mores Drinks: Full Bar, Specialty Cocktails, Beer

2017 PLAZA ART FAIR RESTAURANT AWARD WINNERS

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