Best bar for live music: Woodlands Tavern
With a name like Woodlands Tavern, it shouldn't surprise that this Grandview venue specializes in mellower, roots-leaning fare. The laid-back vibe bleeds into every corner of the space, from the warm-sounding music room to its inviting patio, one of the best outdoor retreats in the city.
Runners-up: Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza, Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar
1200 W. Third Ave., Grandview