38 Best Family-Friendly Breweries in Kansas City
Parents love to relax and enjoy a beer, cocktail, or other drink. But, that doesn’t mean we want to leave the kiddos at home with a sitter! So we’ve done the digging and created a guide to family-friendly breweries in Kansas City.
Breweries have been popping up all over the place lately, and KC is no exception. Bookmark this guide to family-friendly breweries in Kansas City!
Family-Fiendly Breweries You Will Love in KC and the Kiddos are Welcome!
Our team has found some breweries around the metro that welcome children and are a fun, casual spot for the whole family. Know of one we should add? EMAIL us the details!
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Kansas City Family-Friendly Breweries:
Martin City Brewing Company – The Pub
500 E 135th St, Kansas City, MO 64145
With indoor and outdoor dining, Martin City Brewing Company – The Pub is a great destination for families who want to get out of the house for lunch or dinner. Enjoy bar bites, live music on the weekends, and (of course) beer!
2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
The grand-daddy of KC breweries offers tours that welcome kids 7 and over. Their beer hall is also family-friendly with locally made sodas and locally sourced dairy products.
Double Shift Brewing
412 E 18TH ST, Kansas City MO 64108
Crafted in the KC Crossroads District. Check out their taproom and brewery for high-quality small-batch beers.
Cinder Block Brewery
110 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Just 5 minutes north of downtown in NKC with a beautiful patio. They have board games, food trucks or bring your own food. Besides beer, they are KC’s premier cidery.
Kansas City Bier Company
310 W 79th St, Kansas City, MO 64114
KC Bier Co offers German-style beers and snacks with both indoor & outdoor tables. Along with 4.7 stars on Google, many reviewers have described this brewery as family-friendly with great service!
512 E. 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Located in the Crossroads Arts District, they produce a variety of beers for beer nerds to newcomers.
Torn Label Brewing
1708 Campbell St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Craft brewery in the East Crossroads neighborhood. Kids’ meals are available at their Public House.
1735 Oak St., Kansas City, MO 64108
A family-owned nano brewery in the East Crossroads neighborhood.
The Big Rip Brewing Co.
216 E. 9th Ave., North Kansas City, MO 64116
The Big Rip could end the universe in 22 billion years but until then visit their taproom in NKC.
Honoring veterans is their mission along with serving delicious craft brews. Enjoy a pint in their NKC taproom. They have an outside patio and a wide variety of flagship and seasonal beers too. They also provide new small batch and specialty beers to expand and enhance their customer experience.
3107 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64109
Although not an actual brewery, Brewer’s Kitchen has a focus on freshness. And they boast an array of local craft beer and artisan burgers. Bring the family to this casual restaurant for delicious food and great beer from right here in Kansas City.
Strange Days Brewing Co.
316 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64106
This eclectic brewery, located in the River Market, is totally kid-friendly! Along with an awesome selection of beer, there is a very small menu of bar snacks. However, Strange Days allows patrons to bring in their own food or even get it delivered to their brewery.
Casual Animal Brewing Company
1725 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Bring the kiddos and pack some snacks for a fun time at Casual Animal! Aside from a few bar snacks, this brewery doesn’t have a full-service kitchen. Guests are welcome to bring their own food or order delivery. Note: their website does not recommend bringing children past 8 pm on Friday and Saturday.
Cinder Block Brewery
110 E 18th Ave, North Kansas City, MO 64116
All ages are welcome in Cinder Block’s taproom, so you can bring the kiddos along for a casual day out. From their website, we found that this brewery encourages patrons to order food from one of their neighbors. Order food to go and enjoy!
Overland Park Family-Friendly Breweries:
Martin City Brewing Company Pizza & Taproom – Mission Farms
4000 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66206
On the other side of State Line, Martin City Brewing Company has its sister store, Pizza & Taproom. They feature Martin City’s locally crafted brews and the Mission Farms location has a food menu featuring stone-fired pizza along with bar grub.
7925 Marty St, Overland Park, KS 66204
Brew Lab is one-of-a-kind. It’s a brewery, taproom, kitchen, and home brewing supply store and even offers a Professional Brewing Experience! Many Google reviews rave about the family-friendly atmosphere and, of course, fantastic beer.
Shawnee Family-Friendly Breweries:
11113 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203
This Johnson County brewery is a great place to bring the kiddos for an afternoon! Along with beer, rotating food trucks and a small snack menu, Transport Brewery even has card games and board games — perfect for families.
11200 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS 66214
Family-oriented and quality-minded, Pathlight was recently named one of the best new breweries in the KC area. Their trademark brews are wild and sour ales. Snacks are available and other food can be brought in or delivered.
Servaes Brewing Company
10921 Johnson Dr. Shawnee, KS
Brewing high-quality beer on Johnson Dr., they strive to keep the beers ever-evolving and rotating. They also brew their own craft soda for the kids.
5612 Johnson Dr., Mission, KS 66202
They serve oak-fermented and specialty ales named after native birds of Kansas. They want to produce beers that suit every drinker. Their Mission taproom is a family-friendly, low-key place.
Rock Creek Brewing Co.
5880 Beverly Ave., Mission, KS
Located just off Johnson Dr, they have 12 rotating craft beers. Bring your own food, unless food trucks are scheduled.
Lost Evenings Brewing Co.
8625 Hauser Ct., Lenexa KS
They provide a family-friendly atmosphere, where you can appreciate craft beer made with local ingredients. Located the corner of 87th & Pflumm they are surrounded by some incredible local restaurants, so feel free to bring in food from of their neighbors.
9765 Widmer, Lenexa KS
Lenexa’s first brewery, whose tagline is “beer-centered, community-focused”, wants to be that place where people, even strangers, can sit together and get to know each other better at their large community tables. Dogs and kids are welcome!
Lee’s Summit Breweries:
Diametric Brewing Co.
949 NE Columbus, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
This brewery is family-friendly and dog friendly. Enjoy food from their Burn Theory Fire Kitchen, serving BBQ & fire-kissed pub fare, and enjoy a beer while the kiddos enjoy a soda in their cool, casual atmosphere.
The Goat Brewing Co
817 NE Rive Rd. Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
A family-friendly local microbrewery offers its own craft beer selection along with non-beer options such as cocktails, sipping, whisky and tequilas, and for the kid in all of us, locally made Polly’s Pop soda. Sit outside and enjoy grilled-to-order Fritz’s hot dogs and sausages, a KC favorite.
Smoke Brewing Co.
209 SE Main St, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Come for the beer, stay for the food. Craft beers are brewed on-site in downtown Lee’s Summit. Oh, did we mention championship BBQ?
Grains and Taps
310 SW Blue Pkwy Lee’s Summit, MO
10 SW 3rd St. Lee’s Summit, MO
Two locations in Lee’s Summit, Pine Tree Plaza and Downtown Lee’s Summit. Home brew supplies are for sale at their Pine Tree plaza store. Beer and pizza are available at their Downtown location, while their other store offers gourmet brats and German-style sausage.
Martin City Brewing Co Pizza & Taproom
354 SW Blue Pkwy Lee’s Summit, MO
Station 7 Pizza and Taproom
9418 MO-7, Lee’s Summit MO 64064
MCBC’s Pizza and Taproom has two locations in Lee’s Summit listed above. Both are serving the same great pizza and beer with indoor and outdoor dining options.
Blue Springs Family-Friendly Breweries:
East Forty Brewing
1201 W Main St, Blue Springs, MO 64015
Eastern Jackson Country’s hometown brewery sewing craft beer, cocktails, food & entertainment. Kick back where the city meets the country.
3421 B NW Jefferson StreetBlue Springs, MO 64015
Visit the taproom off Woods Chapel Rd. to taste the small batch of artisanal ales and lagers.
1062 W. Santa Fe St., Olathe, KS 66061
Red Crow welcomes you and your family to their establishment in western Olathe. Besides beer, they offer cider, wine, cocktails, soda, and teas. The food menu includes appetizers, wraps, burgers, nachos, fried chicken sandwiches, wings, and paninis.
3 Trails Brewing Co.
111 N. Main St. Independence, MO 64050
Dedicated to quality craft beer, 3 Trails is located in historic downtown Independence on the Square. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 21 or older.
4354 S Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64055
A local craft beer brewery & neighborhood taproom serving made-to-order pizzas and freshly grilled paninis. You can also purchase homebrew and BBQ supplies, then sign up for a class to brew your own beer.
Transparent Brewing Company
14501 White Ave. Grandview, MO 64030
Grandview’s microbrewery located near the intersection of US 71/I-49 and MO-150. They emphasize beers with a lower ABV. Under the same roof, The Chive Cafe offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Besides being focused on using locally sourced products, the cafe offers beer and food-pairing dinners.
Broken Hatchet Brewing
422 Main St Belton, MO
A family-owned nano-brewery making craft beer on Main St in Historic Downtown Belton.
Bonner Springs Breweries:
Outfield Beer Company
611 W. 2nd St. Bonner Springs, KS 66012
The family-friendly casual setting where you can taste exceptional quality beers. For non-beer lovers, they serve wine and whisky.
Grain Valley Breweries:
Iron Kettle Brewing
508 S. Main St. Grain Valley, MO
They bring the taste and charm of the Scottish pub to America, serving English, Irish, Scottish and German-style ales. Food options include pretzel bites, nachos, pizzas, baked potatoes, and mac & cheese, both baked in an iron skillet and can be topped with a variety of yummy options.
6515 Railroad St. Raytown, MO
Raytown’s home of craft brewing is also the closest brewery to Arrowhead and Royals stadiums. They focus on farmhouse ales, sours, and wild-fermented beers. Besides their beers, the taproom features local wine, cider, spirits, and local soda for the kiddos. Not only kid but also dog-friendly!
We hope you found the brewery perfect for you and your family to visit! Craft beer is something everyone needs to try at least once — although many of us are already hooked. Almost all of these spots also have yummy food options, along with being family-friendly breweries in Kansas City.
Looking for more family-friendly destinations in and around KC? Check out our Guide to the River Market, our comprehensive list of Taco Tuesdays in KC, and our Guide to Museums in KC – a lot of them are FREE!
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