Your guide to Kansas City’s first Drink Up Week

It's time to celebrate Kansas City's drink scene. | Photo by KCtoday

We hope you’re thirsty#DrinkUpWeek begins today. 

It’s time to raise a glass and celebrate everything we love to sip in our city. Here are the 28 specials we have rounded up for you to try + take advantage of this week, July 25-31

Pro Tip: Be sure to mention “KCtoday Drink Up Week” for the discounts. 

If you prefer a visual or want to see the closest Drink Up participant near you, check out this interactive map. (If you can’t see the map, click or tap here.)

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☕ Coffee

Messenger Coffee, multiple locations | Chill out with a 15% discount on Matcha Tea Lemonade, Orange Vanilla Cold Brew, Chicory & Coconut Cream Cold Brew, Date & Black Sesame Affogato, London Trio, or the Cascara Soda. 

Cafe Ollama, 523 Southwest Blvd., KCMO | Enjoy coffee + soda flights all day, all week.

The Roasterie, multiple locations | Receive a 15% discount on the Peach Dream Lemonade, Cold Coconut Matcha, Andrés Lemon Mocha Cooler, Iced Horchata Latte, or the Bright Blueberry Latte at any of its six locations.

Vested Coffee, multiple locations | The Onyx Delight will be $1 off from 12:30-1:30 p.m. all week.

Black Dog Coffeehouse, multiple locations | Take 15% off the Perfect Palmer, Dreamsicle Cold Brew, Signature Affogato, Wake Up & Choose Violent, or the London Trio.

Sweet Tee’s Coffee Shop, 2063 E. Santa Fe St., Olathe, KS | Enjoy 20% off all menu drinks. 

The Filling Station, multiple locations | Receive 15% off the Betty Rae’s Blender, Violet & Honey Latte, Dreamsicle Cold Brew, or the Green Tea Lemonade.

🍹 Cocktails

Ludo’s Shuffleboard Bar, 323 E. 31st St., KCMO | Sip on the Frozen Bee’s KneesLifted Spirits Bold Gin, honey + lemonfor $8

Boulevard Brewing Tours & Recreation Center, 2534 Madison Ave., KCMO | Try the Frozen Flings for $8. We’re especially fans of the Fling Paloma — a frozen concoction of Una Vida Tequila and bright grapefruit topped off with a hint of lime + splash of sweet soda.

Front Range Coffeehouse & Provisions, 2718 W. 53rd St., Fairway, KS | Try the Deja Vu Vodka, St. Germain, Rose, Strawberry, Rosemary Mint Syrup + Lime for $8

King G, 500 E. 18th St., KCMO | On Tues., July 26, enjoy its Trotter’s Smash for $8 from 4 p.m.-midnight. 

The Lobby Bar, Hotel Kansas City, 1228 Baltimore Ave., KCMO | Double the fun. Try exclusive #DrinkUpWeek specials Old Timber — KC Club Bourbon, Fernet Branca, Cointreau + Spices — or the New Ship — J. Rieger & Co Midwestern Gin, Lifted Spirits Absinthe + pineapple — for $13.

Outta the Blue Cafe, 5291 W. 116th Pl., Leawood, KS | Escape to a tropical oasis with an $8 Ultima Palabra — Mezcal, Green Chartreuse, Luxardo, Pineapple + Lime.

Julep, 4141 Pennsylvania Ave., KCMO | Sang its Baldr’s DownfallÅhus Akvavit, China China, Cocchi Torino Vermouth, Alpine Liqueur + Umami Bitters for $10

Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint, 1333 Walnut St., KCMO | Sip on the Una Vida Margarita Flight for $15.

Jasper’s Italian Restaurant, 1201 W. 103rd St., KCMO | Enjoy exclusive #DrinkUpWeek cocktails Broken BrewCold Brew, Broken Shed Vodka, Chocolate Bitters, Vanilla Bean Liqueur, Oat Milk + Brown Sugar Syrup — and Limoncello Spritzer Jasper’s Limoncello, Broken Shed Vodka + Proseco — for $10. Bonus: the spot is hosting a Meatballs & Martinis event on Wed., July 27 from 4-7 p.m. with exclusive concoctions + finger foods. 

Tom’s Town Distilling Co., 1701 Main St., KCMO | Gin and Tonics are $2 off.

Mean Mule Distilling Co., 1733 Locust St., KCMO | Try one of its gimlets for $8.

Los Corrals, 408 W. 9th St., KCMO | Sip on house margaritas for $6.

McFadden’s Sports Saloon, 1330 Grand Blvd., KCMO | Snag the featured Tom’s Town Peachy Keen Signature Drink all week long. 

DoubleTap KC, 310 Oak St., KCMO | Order the Poolside Margarita Espolon Tequila, House Sweet & Sour, Splash of Pineapple Juice and garnished with a fresh pineapple slicefor $6.

Pizza Bar, 1320 Grand Blvd., KCMO | Cool off with the Tom’s Town Red Snapper all week long. 

West Bottoms Whiskey Co., 1321 W. 13th St., KCMO | Enjoy its Old Fashioned for $9

Lifted Spirits Distillery, 1734 Cherry St. KCMO | Test two signature cocktails for this week: The Never Lychee Go (Peach infused Bold Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, lychee simple syrup, lemon juice and egg white) for $10 + Dreaming of Blue (Brilliant Vodka, Blue Curacao, Simple, Orange Bitters) for $9.

🧋 Tea

Bruú Café, 4709 Central St., KCMO | The spot is bringing back its delicious Mango Cheesecake + Strawberry Shortcake drinks exclusively for Drink Up Week.

🍺 Beers

Crane Brewing, 6515 Railroad St., Raytown, MO | Take $2 off slushies + sip on preset flights for $10

Torn Label Brewing Co., 1708 Campbell St., KCMO | Get $5 full draught pour for your first beer.

No Other Pub by Sporting KC, 1370 Grand Blvd., KCMO | Enjoy domestic bottles for $5