The 9 Best Cocktail Bars in Kansas!

Cocktail bars are a special kind of night out. Between swanky old-school lounges and modern hangout spots, Kansas is home to some interesting spots to get a wonderfully-crafted cocktail. Let the mixologists show you what they’re made of at these awesome cocktail bars in the state. 

1. The Rail Scratch Cocktails, Wichita, KS

If you haven’t been to the Rail Scratch Cocktails bar you need to drop by or gather up the gang and head that away. Located in one of Wichita’s best historic buildings, this modern-day cocktail bar is becoming a popular stop. A cocktail lounge, a small event venue that offers a gallery and catering service. They serve energizing cocktails with a touch of India spices and all your other favorite drinks.

2. Della Voce, Manhattan, KS

Della Voce is located in downtown Manhattan and serves “awesome drinks.”  Della Voce mixes unique cocktails using fresh ingredients and chilling techniques –“seasonal infused strawberry chili tequila, rosemary gin” and in-house made ginger beer and sour mix. Drinks are served in a casual, urban feel atmosphere with good food options. You are invited to try the difference this cocktail bar offers, topped with a squeeze of fresh citrus!  

3. Pinstripes, Overland Park, KS

Pinstripes in Overland Park is an upscale place to enjoy handcrafted cocktails with friends after a long day or a long week. A fashionable place to bowl, play bocce games, eat great food and celebrate with first class mixed cocktails alone, with family or with a group. Great cocktails and great fun any day of the week.

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4. The Replay Lounge, Lawrence, KS

The Replay Lounge in Lawrence is a one-of-a-kind bar that offers yummy hand-crafted cocktails along with rock and roll music and pinball. This bar is a refreshing change of pace to enjoy good drinks with good friends in a great location. Like the drinks the pinball machines are unique and enjoyable. 

5. Lou’s Place, Wichita, KS

Lou’s Place in Wichita is a unique cocktail bar which offers locals and travelers a different place to hang. The cocktails are delicious and the atmosphere is authentic. With a location close to the Intrust Arena, this cocktail bar an easy stop for concert or event goers before and after performances. 

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6. The J Bar, Olathe, KS

The J Bar in Olathe is a spend the night catching up with friends and family place you can enjoying an exceptionally mixed J Bar cocktail. Enjoy the friendly ambiance of the inside or venture outside and take refuge in any of the comfortable seating on the terrace. Warm days and cool nights provide a great back drop to enjoy this cocktail bar. 

7. The Peanut, Mission and Overland Park, KS

The Peanut is a Kansas trademark establishment and known for good food, good service, and incredible drinks. Check out the daily drink specials and order a trendy cocktail or a standard brew. Be sure to visit the Peanut during happy hour and throw down a three-olive vodka martini or a bomb mixology drink.

8. Driftwood Bar, Wichita, KS

The iconic Driftwood Bar in Wichita is the neighborhood bar that has it all. Enjoy your favorite mixed cocktail and kick back and listen to live music. You can also dance and enjoy a cold brew in this Wichita “watering hole.” The owners and staff go the extra mile to make sure you have a good drink and a better end to your day.

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9. Samy’s Spirits & Steakhouse, Garden City, KS

Drop by Samy’s Spirits & Steakhouse in Garden City to rest and relax at the end of the day with a drink from the lounge. Enjoy a refreshing hand-crafted cocktail from the bar. Happy Hour on the weekends provides live entertainment and a great dance floor. While you’re there, ask about the drink specials!

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