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...

October 5, 2018

The Pitch just released the winners for “Best of Kansas City 2018” and The Monarch is honored to be recognized as BEST New Bar, BEST Upscale Bar and BEST Bartender (our GM and Bar Director, Brock Schulte)!!

A huge THANK YOU to the voters, our guests and our hard-working...

July 29, 2018

"Kansas City has a truly world-class cocktail bar in The Monarch."

Photograph by Anna Petrow

July 16, 2018

"Each menu from The Monarch is created to mirror the annual migration of the monarch butterfly, and blends fresh seasonal ingredients next to the bar’s signature and delightfully boozy creations."

Photograph by Aaron Leimkhuler 

June 8, 2018

"The Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge takes this cocktail classic seriously, with a dedicated menu offering seasonal Negroni variations year-round."

Photograph by Brandon Cummins

June 5, 2018

"Here are some suggestions for big-batch summer cocktails from bartenders, just in case you get sick of the old stick-a-bottle-of-vodka-into-a-watermelon trick."

Photograph by Naomi Driessnack

"You know those people who were born to do what they do? The ones that have turned something they not only love but seemingly effortlessly excel at into a full-time job? Monarch head bartender Brock Schulte fits that bill to a T."

Photograph by Aaron Leimkuehler