February 8, 2020

The Daily Meal votes The Monarch Bar the Best Cocktail Bar in Missouri in 2020. 

To determine the best cocktail bar in every state, we researched national bar rankings and studied menus for innovative concoctions. They also reviewed industry awards and accolades given t...

The Monarch Bar has been nominated as a 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist for "Outstanding Bar Program".

Congratulations to our entire team.  And thank you to our guests and the JBF Editors for this most honorable recognition.  We also recognize the hard work and insi...

February 15, 2019

The Cheers Beverage Excellence Awards are back after a five-year hiatus, and they have awarded The Monarch Bar in Kansas City the country's "Most Innovative Beverage Program" (Independent Category) The BevX Awards celebrate full-service chain restaurants and independen...

January 16, 2019

The Monarch Bar wins Best Cocktail Bar in North America from Nightclub and Bar Media Group

Spending an evening at Monarch feels like stepping into a dream, and after a few of the cocktails from this exquisite bar, you’ll likely feel like you’ve made the whole thing up. Designed and owned by architect David Manica of Manica Architecture, every detail in The M...

December 20, 2018

This polished, upscale cocktail concept in the Country Club Plaza neighborhood welcomes guests into a brightly lit space that dazzles — complete with an oversize, white-marble center bar; plush velvet seating; and a statement chandelier crafted with 1,000 acrylic monar...

November 12, 2018

"In the cocktail world, to use a cliché, not only is everything up to date in Kansas City, it is light years ahead. Beyond just spirits in a glass, this stunningly creative establishment offers an immersive European/ American cocktail experience that is as much about t...

November 12, 2018

The Monarch Bar is the place to drink in Kansas City, where you can relax on velvet couches or watch the bartenders behind the beautiful white marble bar.

This winter head to the “Mid-America” section of the beautifully designed menu and order an Angry Elf. This cocktai...

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The Monarch Bar Nominated as a 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist for "Outstanding Bar Program...

February 27, 2019

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