Recommended Restaurants Using Local, Organic, & Free-Range Ingredients

So you know where to find your farmer…but what about when you are not in the mood to cook? There is no need to sit down at a national chain when you have some fantastic local restaurants in our area serving amazing local and organic food.

The restaurants listed here use many local organic and/or free-range ingredients from our member farmers. The quantity of local ingredients varies from restaurant to restaurant and fluctuates on a seasonal basis. Let them know that this kind of ingredient sourcing is important to you.

Affäre (Crossroads)

Aixois (Brookside)

Blvd Tavern (Southwest Blvd)

blue bird bistro (Westside) 

Café Gratitude (Crossroads)

canihaveabite (Crossroads)

Charisse (Downtown)

Donut Lounge (Westport)

Eden Alley (Plaza)

Grunauer (Crossroads)

Happy Gillis  (Columbus Park)

Heirloom Bakery (Brookside)

Homesteader Cafe (City Market)

Howards Grocery, Cafe, and Catering (Crossroads)

Justus Drugstore (Smithville)

Novel (West Side)

Pigwich (East Bottoms)

Renee Kelly’s Harvest (Shawnee)

Room 39 (Westport and Mission Farms)   

Story (Prairie Village)

The Farmhouse (City Market)

The Rieger (Crossroads)

The Westside Local (West Side)

Webster House (Next to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts)

There are many other restaurants in the KC metro area that source from local growers who may or may not be organically growing. Are we missing somebody? Email

We have heard from various sources that these restaurants also source local, organic, and free-range, but this info is unverified. 
Bluestem (Westport)

Café Sebastienne at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Plaza)

Limestone pizza•kitchen•bar (Lawrence)

Marketplace Justice (Grandview)

Plaintain (mobile)

Prairie Fire Oven (mobile)

Prospero’s Uptown Bookstore – Cafe Caliban @ 3600 Broadway (Westport)

Rye (Mission Farms)

Succotash (Hospital Hill)

Tannin Wine Bar (Crossroads)

The American (Crown Center)

The Classic Cup (Plaza)

The Elms Hotel (Excelsior Springs)

The Fig Tree (Lees Summit)

You Say Tomato (Hospital Hill)

715 Mass (Lawrence)