Find the Best Happy Hours in KC based on theme, tribe and category. Kansas City has more than 3,500 bars and restaurants to enjoy happy hour. Pick your bar or restaurant happy hour tied to your mood.

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MO Country
401 E. South Outer Belt Rd.
Grain Valley, MO 64029

Located about 25 minutes east of downtown Kansas City, this joint is the real county deal (unlike PBR Sky in the Power & Light District). Enjoy Bomb shots for $4 on Thursday; Fireballs shots for $4 on Fridays; Mechanical bull rides for $2 on Saturday; and draft beer for $2 or bottled beer for $3 on Sundays. Sometimes happy hours in KC are better in suburbs like Grain Valley.

Stockyards Brewery
1600 Gennessee
Kansas City, MO 64101

Short Round Stringband playing tunes in the taproom at Stockyards Brewery.

Stockyards Brewery is located in the west bottoms of Kansas City where cows were originally were brought to market. Stockyards Brewery appeals to urban cowboys and cowgirls who want a laid-back happy hour in KC. Stockyards offers plenty of home-brew in the form of beer and whiskey and has Sunday Services on the patio, which include live music.


What’s better than a discounted adult beverage with your best four legged friend by your side? Not much. Bring extra cash to buy a round for your dog at these canine-friendly happy hours in KC.

Bar K
501 Berkley Park
Kansas City, MO 64120

Yappy Hour is from 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Enjoy $2 off snacks; $1 off canned beers; $2 off draft cocktails. Robust menu for humans and dogs. Expect to pay a cover charge. Memberships available for frequent flyers.

Chicken N Pickle
1761 Burlington Ave.
N. Kansas City, MO 64116

Lots of outdoor seating, a rooftop patio, and pickleball courts. You’re welcome to bring your dog when sitting outdoors. Happy Hour is from 3-6 p.m. weekdays. Enjoy $4 pints; $5 wine and margs; $3 Fireball shots; $3 domestic cans. Dress casual as you’ll want to work up a sweat playing corn hole, pickleball, trivia or joining in on a yoga class.

Emperial Brewery
1829 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

Emperial Brewery has a huge outdoor patio in the Crossroads District. The owners allow well-behaved (leashed) dogs on the patio. Come for the beer, stay for the view.


The following happy hours in KC cater to sports lovers of all kinds – Nascar, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, and more.

Chappell’s Restaurant and Sports Museum
323 Armour
Kansas City, MO 64116

Rated one of the best 10 U.S. sports bars by USA Today and Sports Illustrated. Former owner Jim Chappell spent 32 years collecting and displaying his floor to ceiling sports memorabilia for locals and sports fans from coast to coast to enjoy. Chappelle’s sports memorabilia collection is valued at around $130 million, according to a story aired by WDAF. The collection includes the 1974 World Series Trophy. People come to see the collection, but return for the food, according to locals.

Charlie Hoopers
12 W. 63rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64113

Thirty beer taps and more than 100 bottled beers, make Charlie Hoopers a Brookside neighborhood bar has been a sports fan favorite. Happy hour is from 3 – 6 PM weekdays and includes half-price appetizers; $3 domestic drafts, $3.50 domestic bottles; $4 house cab or chardonnay and $1 off all well liquor.

John’s Big Deck
928 Wyandotte
Kansas City, 64105

John’s Big Deck is three stories fun, including a top deck on the fourth floor overlooking the downtown Kansas City skyline. Enjoy watching sports on eight TV sets on each floor. Happy Hour is 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Specials include $2.50 Bud and Bud Light drafts / $3 Wells / $5 JBD cocktail.

Lew’s Bar and Grill
(Charlie Hoopers sister bar)
7539 Wornall
Kansas City, MO 64114

Lew’s is a Waldo staple for a home-cooked meal and watching the big game. Happy hour Happy hour is from 3 – 6 PM weekdays and includes half-price appetizers; $3 domestic drafts, $3.50 domestic bottles; $4 house cab or chardonnay.

Quaff Bar & Grill
1010 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64105

The Quaff Bar & Grill opened in 1946 and since has become a watering hole legend in Kansas City. It serves more Coors Light than any bar or restaurant in the city except Royals Stadium. Enjoy three rooms of televisions, a pool table and access to all sports packages, including MLB NFL NHL MSL. THe Quaff has a full kitchen and the food is top quality. The Quaff hosts rowdy Monday night football party each Monday and steak nights every Wednesday from 4 to 11 pm. Happy Hours are weekdays 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. when you can enjoy $3.00 domestic beer & margaritas; $5.00 all the tacos you can eat.

The Well
7421 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64114

The Well is a Waldo/Brookside neighborhood favorite. It offers everything from Sunday brunch to weeknight trivia. Don’t miss a evening on the rooftop cheering on your favorite team. Happy Hour drink special include; local craft draws $3.50; Bud Light drafts $3; well drinks $3.50, house wine $4; mules and Vodka Red Bulls for $5.

Happy hour food specials include $5 Tavern cheese dip; $9 chicken tenders; $8 hummu; $7 medium nachos; $7 set of street tacos; $7 chicken quesadilla.

Stay tuned for next week’s listing of ore happy hours in KC, including those dance, gay, and dive bars.