#68 – Westside KC
Features: Shops, restaurants and historic homes.
Good for: Feeling a sense of community as soon as you step foot in the neighborhood.
Tip: Grab breakfast, then hang out at Goat Hill coffee, explore the shops and eat lunch.
The Westside KC is a charming neighborhood just (yep, you guessed it) west of downtown. With over a dozen shops and restaurants nestled in a mile radius, Westside is a wonderful place to explore.
About the of the Westside
Westside KC is in the midst of rejuvenation, just like the rest of Downtown and the Crossroads. As you meander through the neighborhood, you’ll see many historic homes in the process of remodel. A quick search on Zillow shows lots for sale, old homes that need some love and renovated, modern homes well over $500,000.
The neighborhood feels extremely welcoming. It might be the locals at the coffee shop or the friendly owners of the shops, but you’ll feel right at home.
What to do in the Westside
Come hungry to Westside KC. There are multiple amazing restaurants, all with varying cuisine. In between your meals, explore the fun variety of shops the area has to offer.
Chez Elle – a French-style restaurant serving sweet and savory crepes.
Novel – a New American restaurant that offers meal and wine pairings.
Bluebird Bistro – Organic, all-natural cuisine.
Goat Hill Coffee & Soda – the most Instagram-worthy coffee shop with friendly baristas and homemade sodas.
Westside Storey – a mix of new Kansas City-themed goods and interesting antiques.
Whether you’re in Westside KC for a pricey meal at Novel, or a cheap happy hour at Westside Local, you won’t be disappointed. xx, Libbie.