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American, Bar
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great speakeasy with excellent drinks! Definitely would recommend making reservations or the wait might be long.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AnniK_K
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Around the back, give the password (almost), down the steps (watch your head), dim lighting, tiny bar-what fun We had a lovely after dinner experience. Our servers listened and came up with suggestions for us to try, not just "what'll ya have?". It's small and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wander1
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We have been down there several times and each time is a unique experience as the crowd for the evening sets the tone for the ambiance and experience. Unique hand crafted cocktails and located just downstairs from The Rieger Hotel Restaurant so you can combine...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Portofinokc
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Very dark speakeasy with Blackdoor entrance you’d never expect to lead to this cool place. Only disappointments- pricey bill and Al Capone didn’t show up. Drinks were delicious but small at average price of about $13 I guess. The Jack Frost and the Ward &...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank HoboWannaBe
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Loved the vibe, super dark -- good for pre or post dinner -- a definite must when in KC. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mecoyne
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Not going to lie, I was a little nervous the first time I came here and was walking down that back ally and ringing a buzzer door. I love the candle lit atmosphere and the drinks are to die for. They are strong and delicious...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank DarbyEats
Reviewed February 14, 2018

I personally think everyone should go here at least once, just for the experience. The bartenders are truly artist at their craft and the drinks are amazing! We've been several times and always take friends who come to visit KC.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank mousketeersara
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Entrance is located at the back of the building. Only a small sign marks the way in. Down a short staircase and you have arrived at this remarkable venue. Unbelievable craft cocktails, all uniquely made to please your taste buds. I highly recommend making reservations...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Rob H
Reviewed September 21, 2017

if you rarely drink you still want to try them, just best mixed drinks and cool vibe and right off the tram stop near crown plaza, memorable

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DAvid B
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Manifesto never disappoints. It has been one of our two favorite places for wonderful, creative premium cocktails and perfectly executed "classic" drinks. The space and ambience make for a very relaxed, intimate, and enjoyable drinking space. Every bartender is a pro and makes you feel...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Patrick M
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