Let’s face it: dating can be tough on your wallet. But don’t sweat it, love birds. Here are five affordable date spots to help you make a big impression on a small budget.
1. Urban Table, Prairie Village
Half-price bottles of wine on Mondays and an Italian-inspired menu are just a few draws to this chic, Prairie Village bistro. Choose from an array of affordable dinner options, including the bruschetta ($7.50), meatballs ($10) or Cacio e Pepe spaghetti ($14).
8232 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS
2. Mass Street Fish House, Lawrence, KS
Mass Street Fish House knows how to set the stage for romance, without making you go broke. Just head to this Lawrence hot spot on Saturdays for their all-day Happy Hour and enjoy a bottle of bubbles and a dozen oysters for $30.
Mass Street Fish House
719 Massachusetts St.
3. Pizzeria Locale, Waldo and Overland Park
A pizza and wine dinner for under $30? That’s amore. Take yours to Pizzeria Locale for fast-fired pizzas under $9 and $5 glasses of wine. With those kind of prices, you’ll have plenty of cash left over for dessert.
Pizzeria Locale (Waldo)
505 W 75th St.
Kansas City, MO
4. The Grille at Park Place, Leawood
A steak dinner doesn’t scream affordable, but hear me out. Head to the The Grille at Park Place for Steak Sundays and order your choice of filet mignon, prime rib or ribeye – plus an appetizer and side – for $33. Date night, done.
The Grille at Park Place
5270 W 116th Pl.
Leawood, KS 66211
5. The Mixx, Overland Park, South Plaza and Downtown
If you need to keep the date casual, yet cool, The Mixx is your spot. Let your date choose from a variety of customizable salads, sandwiches and wraps – all under $15. To top it all off, there’s wine, beer and a small cocktail menu available.
The Mixx (South Plaza)
4855 Main St.
Kansas City, MO
Have more affordable date options? Send them my way in the comments below!
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