Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City | Kansas City, Missouri
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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City
Excellent based on 59 ratings
Type: Bar

101 East 13th Street
Kansas City, Missouri United States 64106 [ print map ]
816 221 1900

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Hours: Mon-Wed 11a-1a, Thu-Sat 11a-2a, Sun 12p-12a


Mayor: jstuts2260 (1) | Taps: 80 | Bottles: 150


Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City

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Beer Available At Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City (arranged by most recent)
Mill Creek Lil Darlin , Little Harpeth Davy B.H.M. , Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils 93, Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee 100, Firestone Walker Bretta Weisse 97, 4 Hands The Woodsman 98, 4 Hands Downfall 97, 4 Hands Barrel-Aged Late Harvest Saison 72, New Belgium Portage Porter 96, Cambridge Remain in Light 78, Torn Label Monk & Honey , KC Bier Dunkel 71
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59 reviews for Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  74%
 Selection  88%
 Food  67%
 Value  72%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  94%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
tomciccateri  (133) Albuquerque, New Mexico | May 13, 2011| Updated May 15, 2011
Line of nearly 100 taps behind long metal topped bar with dark wood trim and steel pipe foot rail. Two long tall tables with a dozen stools each, good for groups. Music at levels allowing conversation. Moderate light to read the fine print of the four page beer menu. Happy hour Tuesday through Friday 4-7. Booth seating and red wood tables on one level, glass garage door style windows with views onto corner streets. Clean looks with character. Bartenders with the "classic" look of the Midwest - not svelt. Some servers are beer savvy. Bringing beer quantity and quality to a new level in KC.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17  (324) Woodland, California | July 14, 2015
This is your typical Flying Saucer. Great bottle list, and a few dozen beers on tap. A good mix of local and national beers. Some hard to get. Service was good, food was good. This is an Oasis in a beer wasteland dominated by Boulevard.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
poulbaker  (11) Mississippi | July 8, 2015
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 12/20
extremeicon  (4) Wichita, Kansas | April 26, 2015
Apparently if you choose your own sample flight instead of going with one of their default flights they charge you $25. Thatís insane. I could have gotten full pours of everything I sampled for around $30. When I saw the bill that kind of killed it for me; I donít think Iíd ever go back to one of these. Apart from that the food was decent and the service was fairly good even though the place was crowded as heck.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
UrbanCaveman  (15) Ohio | January 12, 2015
Visited during a recent trip to Kansas City. This bar is located in what seems to be a fun district of downtown KC, the Power & Light District, and is a short stroll away from a horde of other restaurants and bars. It is also right next door to a parking garage that, at least the Friday evening I was there, offered all-night parking for $2, which is always a plus for a downtown spot! The tap list is extensive, the bottle list not so much - approximately as many bottles on hand as taps. Bar staff seem to know their beer, which is unfortunately not a given at many craft bars. Thereís a bit of a kitschy vibe, with much of the place wallpapered with "saucers" that people apparently earn by ticking 200 different beers on site, and three times in the couple hours I was there, new "saucers" were unveiled with much ado - overhead speaker announcing, bells ringing at the bar, and so forth. The place was fairly crowded, but thatís to be expected for a downtown spot on a weekend evening. The food menu is standard pub fare, burgers and appetizers. The tap list included some harder to find beer, and it looks like they try to have something unique on hand at all times, in addition to an apparent focus on Missouri and Kansas beer. Would return if ever back in town.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | January 3, 2015
Visited here a while back. Typical Flying Saucer. They did selected flights that were pretty good. Nothing too rare but definitely worth a visit if you are in town. Food was good too.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale  (241) Lansing, Kansas | November 5, 2013
Stopped in for Stout Week. Very nice event. Got to try BA Abraxas! Great service, bartender was excellent. Beer prices were fair. Food was good and priced fairly also. Will visit again!!
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla  (399) Minneapolis, Minnesota | October 14, 2013
What seems to be a somewhat newer Flying Saucer. I pretty typical set up with large seating area and bar. Selection was good but the menu was quite outdated and even the new arrivals on the board was outdated. Beyond that service was fine. Food was standard pub fare and prices were in line with what was expected. Worth it for the selection.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
AbbeyRoade  (3) Missouri | August 18, 2013
Friendly waitresses and large beer selection. Decent menu that is not overpriced. Trivia night on Tuesdays is something you donít want to miss!
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59  (164) Dallas, Texas | June 13, 2013
Standard saucer with nice mix of local stuff and imports , I wish they would list what they have by brewer not just style . Food is decent bar food.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Moutstainz  (7) , | April 9, 2013
Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon. Service was a little slow, but the bartender knew her stuff. Did not eat so no judgement there. There is really nothing that sticks out as bad about this place, however it is a bit "corporate-ish" for my taste. I prefer my bar personality to ooze and refine itself with age, not to be packaged and handed to me. That said, the selection was good and featured many local offerings. The menu was laid out differently as it did not have separate listings for bottle vs. draft.

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