December 8, 2017
VinePair Staff, VinePair
We are proud to be chosen by VinePair as one of the country's 10 best new cocktail bars of 2017, taking first in the entire Midwest Region!
November 22, 2017
Steph Schwalb, Food and Drink International
"The partnership between Bar Manager Brock Schulte and Chef Theresia Ota features a uniquely crafted cocktail list and a small plates menu that showcase the reign of creativity and hospitality in every detail."
Photograph by Aaron Leimkuehler
November 8, 2017
Jack Robertiello, Cheers Magazine
"The Monarch Cocktail Bar and Lounge opened in August in Kansas City with an ambitious beverage program. The bar wanted to incorporate the full range of flavor possibilities, from classic to modern, bitter to sweet, with international representation."
October 17, 2017
Stef Schwalb, Honest Cooking
"In Negroni fashion – strong, bitter, sweet – we combine some pretty interesting flavors and serve them in a Julep-style cocktail so a guest who orders it has an idea what to expect."
Marissa Conrad, Forbes Magazine
"The ice cube, a perfect 2x2-inch block, is etched with the outline of a Monarch butterfly."
September 29, 2017
Virginia Miller, Liquor.com
"The Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge feels plucked straight out of London—but with a Midwest welcome. "
Cheers Magazine Awards The Monarch "Most Innovative Beverage Program"
February 15, 2019
The Monarch wins 3 "Best of KC" Awards
October 5, 2018
The Monarch Bar Nominated as a 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist for "Outstanding Bar Program...
February 27, 2019
Best Cocktail Bar in Missouri
February 8, 2020
The Monarch Bar Nominated as a 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist for "Outstanding Bar Program"
The Monarch Bar is Awarded US "Cocktail Bar of the Year"
January 16, 2019
Best Cocktail Hours of Kansas City
December 20, 2018
Why Kansas City is Known as "The Paris of the Plains". Marriott Magazine Highlights The Monarch Bar
Aspen Times : Beyond the Craft
November 12, 2018
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