Chicken N Pickle – 22/100

Chicken N Pickle

#22 – Chicken N Pickle
1761 Burlington. North Kansas City, MO 64116

Cost: $$
Features: Pickleball. Yard Games. Beer. Food.
Atmosphere: Lively, loud.
Good for: Families, big groups, double dates.
Tip: Book your court in advance.

Chicken N Pickle

Um, so competitive pickleball is now a thing?? Apparently it’s the fastest growing sport in America, so courts are popping up all over the place, including in Kansas City. I had played pickleball in high school and to be honest, I hated it. I wasn’t exactly looking forward to playing at Chicken N Pickle, but I was willing to give it a shot. (Everything is better after high school, right?)

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Cinder Block Brewery – 21/100


Cinder Block Brewery

#21 – Cinder Block Brewery
110 E 18th Ave, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Cost: $
Features: Taproom, food truck, yard games, board games.
Atmosphere: Homey, airy, rustic.
Good for: Craft beer lovers, any parent needing a break from the chaos of Chicken N Pickle.
Tip: Order the English Cherry Cider and pretzel mix.

Cinder Block Brewery

Cinder Block Brewery is a Kansas City microbrewery staple with a great taproom, event space and outdoor beer garden. They feature a rotating seasonal beer list in addition to their eight Foundation Series staples.

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Hot Country Nights – 20/100

Hot Country Nights

#20 – Hot Country Nights
1100 Walnut Street. Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Cost: Free – $
Atmosphere: Loud, crowded, hot.
Features: Bars, restaurants, beer vendors, shops, etc.
Good for: Country music fans, Thursday night plans.
Tip: Splurge on VIP.

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