Manifesto

Manifesto

(Now Closed)
Speakeasy, Cocktail Bar, and Lounge$$$$
Kansas City
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  • Erik R.heart icon on user image
    Erik RowleyOctober 7, 2016
    A speakeasy true and true, literally had to find it driving around a grimy alleyway. Love the stone walls and lit candles inside, just tell the mixologist what spirit you prefer and enjoy!
  • Eater
    EaterMay 28, 2014
    It’s 5 years old and still going strong, thanks to Ryan Maybee’s solid cocktail program and intimate speakeasy atmosphere. This treasure is just downstairs from the Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange. Read more
  • Dany J.heart icon on user image
    Dany JollyDecember 31, 2016
    My favorite bar in KC. Hidden and special with the best bartenders. Follow the menu or create your own boozy cocktail. Great escape!
  • Clint H.
    Clint HallJuly 25, 2017
    Been here 50+ times
    Do not miss this speakeasy. Multiple award winning cocktails and the best atmosphere; you'll feel like you're somewhere private, (and possibly illegal!) Text for a table, and DON'T BE LATE.
  • Theresa O.
    Theresa O'LearyAugust 10, 2018
    One of the first speakeasies in town. Great cocktails with a posh atmosphere. You have to text your way in for a reservation, and enter through the back door.
  • Debbie Y.heart icon on user image
    Debbie YeeFebruary 5, 2019
    Hidden speakeasy bar located behind a restaurant. Make sure you have a reservation! But they also have a few spots for walk ins, just in case.
  • Glen S.
    Glen ScottOctober 13, 2011
    Hands down my favorite bar in KC. Ryan, Beau and the gang know how to mix, shake and stir any drink you can think of. Brass in Pocket, Smokin' Choke & the Old Oaxacan are the way to go.
  • Will B.heart icon on user image
    Will BertelsenApril 17, 2014
    This place is a proper speakeasy with a very strong and seasonal cocktail list. Talk to the bartender about what you like and you'll get something great.
  • Yosef S.
    Yosef SilverAugust 8, 2014
    The attention to detail here is unparalleled, down to the types of ice cubes they use for each drink. My favorite bar in KC.
  • Ashley M.heart icon on user image
    Ashley M.May 27, 2016
    Delicious cocktails, very cool atmosphere. Definitely should be on your to-do list if you're in Kansas City!
  • Tex R.heart icon on user image
    Tex RitterFebruary 13, 2019
    Winter in Buenos Aires is terrific. So unusual and wonderful. Check out the Zombie Apocalypse.
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BestApril 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't know which cocktail to get? Fear not, let the fab bartender mix something up for you. Just tell em what you do it didn't like! These guys will rock it.
  • Mel W.
    Mel WoodsNovember 9, 2012
    The London Underground is amazing! If you like Gin this is a must.
  • Jenny L.heart icon on user image
    Jenny L.December 29, 2015
    Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Shatto Blanc for your light weight friends. Good braunschweiger
  • Theresa O.
    Theresa O'LearyJuly 17, 2018
    One of the first speakeasies in town. You have to text your way in, and enter through the back door.
  • Mike F.
    Mike FlemingJuly 4, 2013
    Must try the Smoke and Choke. Great Mix. Ask what they have off the menu, as their custom drink are awesome. :). .
  • Gina G.
    Gina GaunaMay 28, 2017
    If you like vodka with deliciciosness@, try the stardust... even though they DON'T set it on fire, my dearest server💋
  • Amber H.heart icon on user image
    Amber HixDecember 16, 2012
    Incredible drink menu and great talent behind the bar... Legit mixologists are hard to come by in Kc
  • Matthewheart icon on user image
    MatthewMarch 30, 2014
    Come once and you'll be hooked. Sit at the bar and watch the bar tenders work. Crazy cool.
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WrightJuly 15, 2015
    The Beautiful Red Bell is the best cocktail in KC. Smells like a veggie garden.
  • Shannon F.heart icon on user image
    Shannon FoxMay 25, 2014
    Loved it! great atmosphere and drinks also the staff is amazing! thanks Boom Boom!
  • Theresa O.
    Theresa O'LearyMay 31, 2018
    Speakeasy with great craft cocktails. You have to text in to get a reservation.
  • Kyle R.
    Kyle RohdeFebruary 24, 2013
    Love the place but they pick some bizarre music that doesn't fit the vibe at all. Pretty sure they're playing Goo Goo Dolls right now.
  • Nash P.heart icon on user image
    Nash PleasantSeptember 10, 2018
    Some of the best cocktails in KC. Cool basement atmosphere
  • Megan R.heart icon on user image
    Megan RaoMay 5, 2015
    The atmosphere and drinks makes this a must stop for everyone.
  • Mark W.heart icon on user image
    Mark WhitingOctober 21, 2015
    Awesome mezcal options.
  • Rachel T.
    Rachel TinsleyJune 12, 2011
    Be prepared to spend some $, because you're not going to want to stop at one. Ladies try Anyone for Tennis, and the guys should try the Smoke and Choke. And remember, you didn't hear about it from me.
  • Karen B.
    Karen BooneDecember 7, 2013
    Best drinks I've ever had!! Seriously worth the wait!! Thank you, Bo and Justin!!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah ManningDecember 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best bar and bartenders in America. And you can trust me. I've seen them all. Bars that is. Cheers on your next check-in.
  • Geoffrey S.
    Geoffrey SmithJanuary 30, 2013
    When I can't get to the Boom Boom Room in Lawrence I go to my second favorite spot in the area: Manifesto.
  • Nathan Y.
    Nathan YoungFebruary 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Jackson co. Democrat club is simply amazing. Follow it up with a good smoke n choke and you are set.
  • Meghan B.
    Meghan BrindleyAugust 7, 2013
    grab a seat at the bar & wait for them to make any drink that requires fire.
  • Woody M.
    Woody ManMay 21, 2017
    After waiting 1,5h and seeing the lady at the doorway to let other people in,without a reservation,we decide to walk away. Probably a good bar, but will not last long with a attitude like that.
  • Matthewheart icon on user image
    MatthewFebruary 22, 2014
    Not a bad drink in the place. Go see Michael. Best bar tender there is.
  • elizabeth S.
    elizabeth ScottMay 14, 2011
    Cool underground bar. Totally secret. Totally fun. Totally great vodka cocktails.
  • Kyle T.
    Kyle TorresMay 23, 2012
    Don't be turned off by the ingredients. Point randomly at the drink menu and have fun!
  • Ramsey M.
    Ramsey MohsenJanuary 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Careful, 1 drink = fun. 2 drinks = shhhhh-nock-ered!
  • Johnny O.
    Johnny OptimistApril 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The kcstreetcar is as amazing as all their drinks. A must try.
  • TheYumYum F.
    TheYumYum FoodieMarch 7, 2014
    Great Speakeasy with killer cocktails
  • Paige C.heart icon on user image
    Paige CNovember 17, 2015
    Winter in Buenos Aires. Beautiful Red Bell.
  • Josh C.
    Josh ColemanJanuary 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're a fan of tequila try Cortez The Killer!
  • Jane T.
    Jane T.December 11, 2011
    Love it! Find the secret door in the alley and you're in! Love KC!
  • Bob S.heart icon on user image
    Bob SpechtAugust 11, 2014
    I feel like I shouldn't leave a review. Get a reservation and just go, I urge.
  • Alberto S.heart icon on user image
    Alberto SimonJune 13, 2017
    Tasty tasty cocktails and good vibes
  • Chris H.
    Chris HeuertzMay 25, 2012
    See if you can walk out of this spot with a bar menu. It's a dare.
  • Jared C.heart icon on user image
    Jared CampbellAugust 22, 2014
    Great craft cocktails.
  • Dave P.
    Dave PickerellSeptember 7, 2011
    Awesome cocktail bar! Great atmosphere! Speakeasy feel.
  • Lindsay V.
    Lindsay VJune 30, 2013
    Try the 'Girl from Cadiz' - fantastic
  • allisonheart icon on user image
    allisonAugust 18, 2014
    Best cocktails in KC!
  • Megan R.heart icon on user image
    Megan RaoMay 5, 2015
    TRY THE MINI BEERS!!!!
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