Overland Park, Kansas, is not just a thriving suburb, it’s also a burgeoning culinary destination with a slew of new restaurants that have opened their doors in the past several months.  If you’re a food enthusiast or simply looking to explore fresh and exciting flavors, here are some recent “new kids on the block” that deserve a spot on your must-try list.

Copp’s Pizza:

Copp’s Pizza takes pizza to the next level with its artisanal creations and innovative toppings. From the classic Margherita to bold and imaginative flavor combinations, this pizzeria promises a slice of perfection for pizza enthusiasts in Overland Park. It’s also a great new spot to watch your favorite KC sports teams!


Copp's Pizza

Of Course:

Of course you’ve heard of Of Course by now but we couldn’t leave them off the list. The menu offers a unique blend of South Indian flavors and American ingredients making it unlike any other restaurant in town. 

Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop:

Another Downtown KC add within the last few months is a Kansas City favorite. Lulu’s brings Bangkok street food to Kansas City. We’re here to tell you, don’t pass on the classic pad thai!

LuLu's Thai

Vintage ‘78:

In the heart of Downtown Overland Park, Vintage ‘78 is a wine bar that should not be missed. With casual dining and elevated wine bar bites, served with the perfectly paired glass of wine, Vintage ‘78 is the perfect spot for a night out.


Takeout on your brain this winter? Saki, located in South Overland Park will be the perfect go-to for you. Their Chinese dishes offer the perfect mix of flavor.

Dave’s Hot Chicken:

Spice up your dining experience at Dave's Hot Chicken, where the heat is on with Nashville-style hot chicken. From mild to extra hot, this eatery offers a range of spice levels, ensuring a fiery and flavorful feast for those who crave the heat.


Gyu-Kaku invites diners to embark on a Japanese barbecue adventure, offering a unique and interactive dining experience where guests can grill their own premium meats and vegetables at the table, creating a personalized and delicious meal.


Dining at Gyu Kaku Japanese Barbecue

What to watch for:

Tiki Taco:

Opening their third location in the Kansas City area, Tiki Taco is sure to be a hot spot in Downtown Overland Park.

Atomic Cowboy:

The owner of Denver Biscuit Co and Fat Sully’s brings you Atomic Cowboy, a place where you can get biscuits, pizza and beer all in one spot!

Red Kitchen:

We are so excited to welcome Red Kitchen into the Overland Park family after springboarding from the Lenexa Public Market. PS - their breakfast burritos were names “Best Burritos in Kansas” by Food & Wine.