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Our Story - The American Reserve
Our Story


Looking for an intimate, relaxed environment to meet with friends for drinks? On the search for a new date-night spot? Check out our cocktail and wine bar in downtown Kansas City. The restaurant offers a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere during the day and a romantic atmosphere in the evening.

Located in the Power & Light District, we are just steps away from the KC Street Car, Sprint Center, and several other great entertainment venues. The Reserve offers the perfect wine bar and cocktail menu to get the evening started or wind down in a posh ambiance following a night out on the town!

The American Reserve Bar and Grille is one of the city's premier restaurants and one of the hottest Power & Light restaurants in downtown Kansas City. Placed on the first floor of the Ambassador Hotel, locals and travelers alike enjoy the unique ambiance and carefully prepared cuisine.

Dinner at The American Reserve is much more than just a good meal. It's an experience for the senses. Soft tones, low lighting, soothing rhythms, spectacular service, and a hunger-inducing menu that will leave you wanting to order something of everything awaits once inside the restaurant.

Set inside the stylish Ambassador Hotel, The American Reserve's intimate atmosphere is only matched by the quality of the cuisine.

American Reserve Restaurant Exec Chef

Come on in to try out dishes with our chef's unique take on traditional American cuisine!