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15 Exciting New KC Restaurants to Check Out in 2024

Hey there, food lovers! Are you ready for some exciting new restaurants in Kansas City? We’ve got the scoop on 15 of the most anticipated openings in 2024. From barbecue to sushi, there’s something for everyone. So, let’s dive in and see what’s cooking!

Vita’s Place

Love wine? Then you’ll want to check out Vita’s Place, a cozy neighborhood wine bar opening in Brookside in early January. Cheers!

Whole Harvest

Looking for healthy eats? Whole Harvest, a meal delivery service, is opening its first restaurant in Leawood in mid-January. Yum!

Tiki Taco

Craving tacos? Tiki Taco is opening its first Kansas location in Overland Park in January. Get ready for some tasty treats!

1981 K-Chicken

How about some Korean chicken? 1981 K-Chicken is opening in January, transforming the old Steve’s Villa Capri into a delicious new spot.

Aqua Penny’s

Seafood lovers, rejoice! Aqua Penny’s, a seafood and oyster bar, is opening in Leawood in February. Can’t wait!

Lottie’s Get Down

Get ready for some Southern-fried chicken at Lottie’s Get Down, opening in Westport in early 2024. Finger-lickin’ good!

The Blue Palm

Thirsty for a tiki bar? The Blue Palm is opening in Kansas City, Kansas, in early 2024. Cheers to that!

Green Dirt on Oak

Love cheese? Green Dirt on Oak, a fine-dining restaurant featuring artisan cheeses, is opening in the Crossroads in early 2024. Say cheese!

Osteria Bianchi

Craving Italian? Osteria Bianchi is opening near Liberty, Missouri in early 2024. Buon appetito!


Looking for Mediterranean cuisine? Meddys is expanding to Lenexa in March. Delicious!

Sushi Kodawari

Ready for a unique sushi experience? Sushi Kodawari, Kansas City’s first omakase restaurant, is opening in spring 2024. Can’t wait!

Carne Diem

Meat lovers, this one’s for you! Carne Diem, an upscale meat market and seafood counter, is opening in spring 2024. Bon appétit!

The Fresh Mediterranean Co.

More Mediterranean goodness is coming your way with The Fresh Mediterranean Co., opening in Kansas City in spring 2024. Get ready to feast!

Night Goat

Last but not least, Night Goat, a honky-tonk dive bar with barbecue sandwiches and tacos, is opening in the West Side in late spring or summer 2024. Yeehaw!

So there you have it, folks! 15 amazing new restaurants to look forward to in 2024. We can’t wait to try them all. See you there!