Pull up a chair.

a group of seniors eating lunch at one of John Knox Village restaurants

Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it here. Our eight distinct restaurants offer unique dining experiences, each with its own staff going above and beyond to exceed your expectations. Monthly dining credit can be used at any venue. With wide-ranging options from country-style fried chicken to flavorful international cuisine, our residents’ taste buds are never bored. Our chefs always create something delicious and seasonal, and also strive to make each meal nutritious. Don’t worry — there’s no rule against having dessert first.

Learn more about our wide variety of culinary delights by filling out our contact form or calling (816) 892-4294.


— John Varvaro, John Knox Village resident

Stories Public House, Meadows Commons

A casual atmosphere to gather for a drink and more with neighbors, John Knox Village’s newest restaurant features a wide variety of appetizers and pub favorites with an international flare.

Call 816-347-2355 for more information.

Metropolitan, Meadows Commons

This restaurant offers a taste of flavors from around the world in an environment inspired by the Kansas City Country Club Plaza. Come enjoy a truly epicurean experience in a leisurely atmosphere.

Call 816-347-2356 for more information.

Places Restaurant and Café, Villager Inn

Full service and full of options, this traditional dining room serves bountiful breakfast, lunch and dinner menus in a formal, but never stuffy, dining room. Special touches include Friday night dinner dances, Sunday brunch and festive holiday buffets.

Call 816-347-2308 for more information.

Courtyard Café, Courtyard Commons

Enjoy full-service dining in this beautiful restaurant with menu options that include salad, pizza, delicious sandwiches, entrees and more. Menus are seasonally tailored to serve the freshest fare possible. Full-service bar and patio seating are also available.

Call 816-347-2302 for more information.

The Coffee Shoppe, Courtyard Commons

A great casual spot to grab a specialty coffee drink with friends, enjoy a malt or a quick bite to eat. A variety of sandwiches, soups and salads are also available.

Call 816-347-2342 for more information.

Lakeside Grille, Country Club Complex

Enjoy grill and deli-style favorites, as well as a fantastic view of the golf course and lake. Mark your calendar for bimonthly happy hours with food and drink specials.

Call 816-347-2197 for more information.

Fireside Dining, next to the Administrative Center

Nutritious homestyle comfort food comes cafeteria-style in this easy-to-love restaurant. The menu changes daily at this campus favorite, where neighbors socialize and share meals.

Call 816-347-2151 for more information.