Ultimate Singles Guide

From a trendy restaurant or bar to a hot dance club or rockin' music venue, find the best singles spots in Kansas City.

Updated: July 30, 2004

For Party Types

Buzzard Beach

4110 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111

Head to Westport where the drinks are stiff and inexpensive, the jukebox piercing, and the crowd diverse.

Velvet Dog

400 E 31st St, Kansas City, MO 64108

There's nothing like bocce ball and martinis for an evening of upscale revelry. If claustrophobic crowds overwhelm, saunter outside.

Mike's Tavern

5424 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

Students gather here after grueling classes to play darts and pool, and to check out local fledgling bands.

For Trendy Types


401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112

This lounge is one of the city's best secrets; bask in its serene atmosphere while sipping martinis with your friends.


334 E 31ST St, Kansas City, MO 64108

This European-style bar offers an international, jazzy flavor and a slew of modish singles.

Kelso's Northtown

300 Armour Rd, Kansas City, MO 64116

The well-heeled professionals and college crowd gleam as seductively as this bar's stylish red lamps and angular black tables.

For Sporty Types

The Granfalloon

608 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112

Check out the packed sports room, polished wood interior and boisterous upstairs dining room in this bar's deluxe new digs.

The Brooksider Sports Bar & Grill

6330 Brookside Plz, Kansas City, MO 64113

Whether you want to get rowdy with fellow sports fans or simply mingle, this two-level bar and grill is the place.

Buffalo Wild Wings

13505 Mur-Len Road #107, Olathe, KS 66062

Sports fans gather at this spot to chow down on wings and catch the game on one of 20 screens.