Char Bar Westport patio
Char Bar

Just as much as Westport is known for late nights, it’s a go-to for the next morning when you’re in desperate need of brunch.

Because of that, there are several great options for brunch menus. As Kansas City locals, we’ve tried them all, and we can confirm that Westport is one of the best districts for weekend brunch.

In this guide, we’re sharing the best brunch restaurants in Kansas City’s Westport. 

Best Westport Brunch Restaurants

These are the best brunch restaurants in Westport, as recommended by locals! We do suggest making a reservation, otherwise you may be added to a wait list.

If that’s the case, don’t fret – visit Broadway Cafe for coffee or one of the several local shops!

1. Beer Kitchen

Cuisine: Gastropub
Pricing: $$
Brunch: Saturday, Sunday from 9:00a – 2:00p

Beer Kitchen stands as one of Kansas City’s first true gastropubs and it is a beloved option in Kansas City’s brunch scene. It’s not uncommon to see a crowd gathered out front on weekend mornings, patiently waiting for their turn at a Wake and Bacon Bloody Mary cocktail. 

The interior is cozy and contemporary with brick-lined walls and warm wood tones.

Their menu offerings are inventive and stack up to their ethos of “honest food.” Their focus on homemade, high-quality ingredients is what sets Beer Kitchen apart.

Their brunch cocktail offerings are inventive and include carafes and customizable mimosas. 

Menu highlights for brunch include the dutch baby, red velvet waffle, mile-high omelet, breakfast casserole, as well as burgers and hand-cut fries. 

2. Char Bar

Cuisine: Barbecue
Pricing: $$
Brunch: Saturday, Sunday from 10:00a – 2:00p

Char Bar is known for their southern-style offerings and award-winning smoked meats. Their menu is inventive, a contemporary take on traditional barbecue. 

Regulars love them for their sprawling patio bar, picnic tables, and a fire pit. The space is filled with activities such as bocce, cornhole, ping-pong, and swings designed for adults.

Their brunch is exceptional. From creative craft cocktails, like the Bayou Mary and Gatsby Mimosa to southern-inspired brunch entrees, you’re in for a hearty, delicious brunch.

Menu highlights for brunch include smoked salmon avocado benny, brisket and eggs, blackberry buttermilk waffle, and cheddar biscuits and gravy. 

Char Bar
Char Bar

3. Denver Biscuit Co.

Cuisine: Southern
Pricing: $
Breakfast: Monday – Friday from 7:00a – 2:00p
Brunch: Saturday, Sunday from 7:00a – 3:00p

Famous for its large, flaky biscuits made from scratch every day, this spot is a must-visit for breakfast and brunch enthusiasts.

At Denver Biscuit Company, freshly baked Southern-style gourmet biscuits come out of the oven every twenty minutes. The menu boasts an array of biscuit dishes, each a testament to the art of biscuit-making. 

As the name suggests, Denver Biscuit Company is not local to Kansas City, but its location in Westport is the concept’s only one outside of Colorado. 

What sets Denver Biscuit Company apart is not just the diverse menu but the commitment to scratch cooking, ensuring that every biscuit embodies that homemade essence. 

Fitting in with Westport’s nightlife vibe, the ambiance is lively, with a bar surrounded by pool tables, high-tops, and neon signs. They offer a variety of craft cocktails – perfect for brunch! 

Menu highlights for brunch include biscuit cinnamon roll, biscuits and gravy, breakfast biscuit sandwiches, and fried chicken.

4. Westport Cafe

Cuisine: French Bistro
Pricing: $$$
Brunch: Sunday from 10:00a – 3:30p

Westport Café offers a delightful blend of modern French cuisine and craft specialty cocktails, creating dishes with simple, fresh ingredients. 

The quaint interior is reminiscent of a French bistro with exposed brick, checkered floors, rustic tables, velvet curtains, ambient lighting, and oversized mirrors. 

While they are a beloved option for romantic dinners, their elevated Sunday brunch is worth a visit as well. In addition to their signature small plates, they have specialty brunch entrees. 

Menu highlights for brunch include eggs benedict, croissant breakfast sandwich, quiche lorraine, steak frites, and fingerling potatoes. 

5. Ca Va

Cuisine: French-Inspired
Pricing: $$
Brunch: Sunday from 11:00am – 3:00pm

Ca Va is best known for being a quaint champagne bar, but their Sunday brunch should not be overlooked! The menu is on the smaller side, but each dish is exceptional.

The ambiance is elegant, like a Parisian bistro. Their brick outdoor patio is lovely in the warmer months. Being a champagne bar, you can expect a great brunch cocktail menu. 

Menu highlights for brunch include mushroom quiche, croque madame, breakfast sandwich, and biscuits. 

6. Snooze

Cuisine: Breakfast, Brunch
Pricing: $$
Breakfast: Monday – Friday from 6:30a to 2:30p
Brunch: Saturday, Sunday from 6:30a – 4:00p

Snooze welcomes you into a lively, colorful ambiance and offers a creative take on traditional breakfast and brunch dishes. Their menu changes with the season and features fresh ingredients – many of which have a southwestern flavor profile.

They offer a variety of “plant power” options for those who prefer to eat vegan or vegetarian. 

Menu highlights for brunch include habanero pork belly fried rice, sweet potato bacon smash up, breakfast tacos, and barbacoa chile verde.