With a rooftop location that looks out on Crown Center Square, The American is the premiere event venue in downtown Kansas City. Offering a sophisticated menu of modern American cuisine, Your guests will enjoy the stunning interior and sweeping views of the Kansas City skyline; all from four different levels.
Choose an iconic destination for your memorable day:
- Flexible event space
- Convenient downtown location
- Private Dining and Wine Room options
- Customizable reception menus
- Accommodates up to 200 guests for seated dinners and up to 300 people for a reception
The American in the Press
The American Restaurant Returns as a Pop-up Space
Kansas City Star
While the two-level space recently changed to a more muted palette — gray carpet, off-white walls — the dramatic, handcrafted and heart-shaped wooden beams still fan the ceiling and stretch to the floor in some places.
Hallmark Weddings at The American
Style Me Pretty
We're talking beyond luxurious details, amazing accommodations and an all-inclusive wedding destination in Kansas City. This, loves, is how you say "I do" in style.
The American Welcomes Back Debbie Gold
When The American announced last year that it would be ceasing regular operations, it marked the end of an era for the storied restaurant considered by many to be the jewel in Kansas City’s fine-dining crown.