5 Must-Try Outdoor Happy Hours in KC

Jax Fish House in Kansas City
From rooftops to sidewalks, when the weather’s right in Kansas City, an outdoor Happy Hour is the place to be. Next time you’re looking for somewhere to sip in the sun, hit up one of these five must-try outdoor Happy Hours.

1. Jax Fish House, Plaza
Jax Fish House Kansas City
Thanks to Jax’s week-long Happy Hour, you can enjoy al fresco food and drink specials any day of the week. Go for the East Coast Oysters ($1.50 each), a glass of rosé ($7)or the supremely spicy (but oh-so-delicious) Bangkok Fizz ($6) – made with thai chili infused vodka and pineapple.

Jax Fish House
4814 Roanoke Parkway
Kansas City, MO
Happy Hour: All night Mondays, Tuesday through Saturday 4-6 p.m. and Sunday 3-6 p.m.

2. Lidia’s, Crossroads
Lidias Kansas City
Lidia's Kansas City
Outdoor Happy Hour gets an Italian upgrade at Lidia’s. In addition to half price cocktails and wine, guests can snack on an array of beautifully plated appetizers, including the Polipo ($13.50) made with grilled octopus, capers and warm potatoes. Also try the always-classic Aperol Spritz, just $5 during Happy Hour.

Lidia’s
101 W. 22nd St.
Kansas City, MO
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday 4-6 p.m.

3. AEP, Midtown
AEP Thai in Kansas CityAEP Thai Restaurant in Kansas City
Kansas City isn’t teeming with rooftop spots, so when you find one, never let it go. At AEP, guests get a birds eye view of 39th St., plus some of the best Thai food and drink in town. For Happy Hour, don’t miss the Burmese Curried Greens ($5) with chick pea chips and the Saigon Sangria ($6).

AEP
1815 W. 39th St.
Kansas City, MO
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m.

4. Gram & Dun, Plaza
Gram & Dun Kansas City
It should come as no surprise that this Plaza patio is on the list, but you can’t beat Gram & Dun’s upscale vibes, $4 Duck Fat Fries and $5 wine specials (Happy Hour only). If you’re feeling a little wild, try what’s currently on tap – a gin-heavy Hibiscus Delicious cocktail ($6), made with three varieties of gin, hibiscus and lemon.

Gram & Dun
600 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday 4 – 6:30 p.m.

5. Le Fou Frog, River Market 
Le Fou Frog Kansas City
Le Fou Frog Kansas City
Tap into your inner Francofile at River Market’s Le Fou Frog, where the oysters, charcuterie and rosé are flowing during outdoor Happy Hour. Wash down pommes frites ($4) or plats du jour with $4.50 wine specials. Even beer lovers can imbibe with $3.50 Boulevards.

Le Fou Frog
400 E. 5th St.
Kansas City, MO
Happy Hour: Tuesday through Friday 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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