Rye, a restaurant celebrating Midwestern recipes, traditions, and culture using local Kansas & Missouri flavors and farmers. Rye restaurant in Leawood, Kansas, just south of Kansas City, celebrates the Midwestern foods that chefs Megan and Colby Garrelts grew up eating. Both of these chefs are proud to be from the Midwest and Rye showcases dishes that they have enjoyed with several generations of their families. Rye pays homage to those heritage dishes that the Midwest is known for like succulent smoked pork chops, aged steaks, bbq ribs, fried chicken, seasonal vegetables from the garden, Parker House rolls, freshly made pies, fruit cobblers, and layer cakes to name a few. The food at Rye takes traditional dishes and gives them a chef’s point of view, while preserving the important heritage of the dish. Chefs Megan and Colby use fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and products including produce from their family farm.
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11am-2:30pm
Mid-Day Menu: Monday - Friday 2:30pm-5pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday From 5pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
All catering options are custom packages, please contact email@example.com for additional information regarding catering options.
The parking lot at Mission Farms is available to our guests and has plenty of handicap spaces at our front entrance.
Colby & Megan Garrelts
Private Party Facilities:
Our event coordinator Susan Kane will work closely with you to tailor an event according to your dining preferences and our seasonal menu selections. Rye has several menu formats available for private events ranging from our hors d’ oeuvres selections and sit-down or buffet style menus. Rye has many choices for beverage selections including our complete wine list, beer, and specialty cocktails. Our staff at Rye is dedicated to assisting our clients in their private dining needs.
When requesting more information please email the following details to Susan Kane, at firstname.lastname@example.org, so that we may better serve your private dining requests:
Date of Desired Event
Estimated Number of Guests
Reason for the Event
Private Party Contact:
Susan Kane: x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We regularly have special dinners featuring everything from beer and whiskey to our favorite farmers. The details are on our website at www.ryekc.com or on our facebook page, www.facebook.com/ryeks.
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Rye Ratings and Reviews
GOOD FOOD, VERY LOUD WHEN BUSY
Dined with a group of 6 on Steak Night, which is a good value for what you get. Food was solidly good and well prepared; would have preferred different pie selections for the steak night special, but you get what you get. My only complaint was the restaurant was pretty busy, so it was VERY loud, which made it hard to hear conversations at the table. I may be back, but probably not for a special occasion with more than one or two others.
Spectacular evening with outstanding foo ...
Spectacular evening with outstanding food and beverage.
The food was very good. We had burnt en ...
The food was very good. We had burnt ends and pickled Vegas appetizers. Unfortunately they were immediately followed by our entrees. But entrees were very good....fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and pork chops. Fun atmosphere. The problem here was service that started and ended with manager. In between we had a server who asked "want something to drink?" "Ready to order?" and "need some boxes?". Never introduced himself, didn't tell about specials, follow up to check on food.....plus previously mentioned timing problem between apps and entrees. Manager was at host station when we arrived, very slow to greet and then didn't display courtesy with seating. At end of meal my daughter, long time worker in hospitality, spoke to same manager to point out problems we had experienced. He was abrupt and dismissive including standing with arms across chest while listening. Food was very nice, the rest of the experience was subpar.
Food was great, however, we were there f ...
Food was great, however, we were there for my mother's 78th birthday. The waitress inquired whose birthday it was and at the end of dinner said "what dessert would you like for your birthday?" My mother ordered pie which they brought with a candle in it to celebrate. I was shocked when the bill came and we were charged for the dessert. I did not say anything so as to not embarrass my mother. The next day, I was sharing my experience with a friend who said the same thing had happened to her at Rye and like me, she had not said anything so as to avoid embarrassment of her daughter. Servers should not imply that the dessert is a birthday "gift" as I am certain my mom would not have ordered it had it not been presented as such.
I have had two business lunches at Rye a ...
I have had two business lunches at Rye and have been very pleased both times. I am excited to give the patio a try for happy hour.
Surprised to have been disappointed. Exp ...
Surprised to have been disappointed. Expected to be wowed. House salad had just the bitter greens and little dabs of goat cheese but it was a big serving. Mussels were gritty. The odd pieces of bacon/fat in the sauce were incompatible with my idea of a good mussel sauce. Restaurant is noisy even when not packed. Lighting so dark we had to use cell phone lights to read menus at 8:30. Service was professional. The goat cheese appetizer came in a tiny cup with huge slices of Texas toast type bread. Odd, again. I guess chef is trying for unique. Mission accomplished but at what expense?
Top notch food and service
Everything from the home made rolls and corn muffins to the mouthwatering entrees and outstanding deserts was flawless. Rye buys from local farmers and serves up flavorful, creative dishes with style. If background noise is a problem for you, ask to be seated in the back dining area.
Menu was not what I hoped for. Noise lev ...
Menu was not what I hoped for. Noise level was too high. Food itself was good. Don't plan to come back.
I love the salmon & Indian rice. I devia ...
I love the salmon & Indian rice. I deviated & tried the hangar steak, which came under cooked based on what I ordered. It was average. Desserts are amazing, but would love to see them add more GF options.
Second luncheon here with friends and en ...
Second luncheon here with friends and enjoyed by all. Our server, Dave, took great care of us as we caught up with busy lives. We recommend "The Old Square" for fun memories!
We always have great service and this ex ...
We always have great service and this experience was no different! The trout my husband had was fantastic, my salmon was delicious (the rice & fennel salad paired with it is perfection)! Our whole party was pleased all around.
Legit across the board. Just go.
Legit across the board. Just go.
We celebrated our wedding anniversary an ...
We celebrated our wedding anniversary and had never been there before but the food and service was excellent. Monday night is steak night so we felt like we got a great value in the 3 course meal. The presentation of the food was also very well done. We will definitely be returning!
Fried chicken is so good! Love the lemo ...
Fried chicken is so good! Love the lemon pie!
Good but slow.
Staff got overwhelmed by full crowd on outside deck. Took nearly two hours for our group to be served dinner. Ran out of fried chicken so go early if you want their specialty. Never offered anything to our group to make up for the slow service and long wait. Just regrets. So will stick to just brunch in the future.
Rye never disappoints because their mana ...
Rye never disappoints because their management always has an eye for details and the kitchen turns out phenomenal food.
Menu diversity was good their specialty ...
Menu diversity was good their specialty cocktail menu was excellent. Two of us had chicken&dumplings in a herb broth which was great. Two of us had the trout which was also excellent.
The shrimp was awesome! Surprised at the ...
The shrimp was awesome! Surprised at the $4 up charge for substituting a side for salad/soup with entree (they are same price on the menu) loved our little table in the corner though!
sSoup kept it from being a 5!
My lunch and dessert were excellent. However my onion soup was full of chewy onions. Not tender at all. Even after telling the waiter (Alex) he did nothing. That's why the 4 for him, for overall, and for food. Everything else was great.
Great food! Everything, and we tried qui ...
Great food! Everything, and we tried quite a few different meals, tasted delicious!
It was good overall. I think I missed because I did the fried chicken and that was ok. The others in our party had a good meal as well but there were no moments of wow. I'd definitely go back and try other items. The banana cream pie was phenomenal
Have eaten here several times, for both lunch and dinner and with party sizes of 2-16. The food is always great and servers are always very attentive. Prices are a little higher than most but you get what you pay for with the freshest farm-to-table ingredients. I'm glad to have it in my neighborhood!
One of our go to spots
I've been in Rye several times for business and personal meals. The food, wine list and service have been outstanding. They are able to handle larger parties and do so well. I highly recommend this restaurant. Their steaks are killer!
Overpriced average food, great drinks though!
We were there over 2 hours for dinner. Our service was sub par, I could tell our waitress was more interested in the table of 10 next to us then us as we had a coupon. Food was good.
The food was excellent. We were here celebrating a birthday and everyone was pleased with their food.
Service at Rye was Excellent
The service at Rye was excellent. My friend and I changed our minds several times as to where we wanted to sit and the host was very gracious and accommodating. This was our second visit. The food was good but I thought it was better on our first visit. Our main disappointment was the size of the to-go pieces of pie that we received. We ordered to-go pie slices on our first visit and they were generous slices. The slices we received this time were very small. I don't think they were worth the price. Thank you.
Salad greens and chicken cubes
My Cobb Salad was disappointing. Hard lettuce spines chopped up with perfectly cubed chicken that just didn't match the rest of the quality of the meal.
lovely scene for brunch celebration
my wife has been wanting to try Rye's brunch for a while now. It was a great place to enjoy a leisurely brunch after a weekend of performances with Owen/Cox Dance Group. From the cocktails to the home made pastries & food, it was a delightful experience.
Amazing from start to finish. Great star ...
Amazing from start to finish. Great start with a cucumber ginger gimlet (I did mine with cucumber vodka instead of gin) and spinach salad (who doesn't love bacon on a salad?!). Our table had fried chicken, shrimp and grits, filet, and scotch salmon. All were excellent. Strong cappuccinos with a slice of each strawberry rhubarb and banana cream pie was the perfect ending. Nice location, great staff!!!
The food was excellent, server friendly ...
The food was excellent, server friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. The shrimp and grits were delicious. The lemon meringue pie was excellent. The fried chicken being delivered to neighboring tables looked fantastic. We will definitely be returning.
The eggs Benedict is very good and the c ...
The eggs Benedict is very good and the cottage potatoes are outstanding!
Nice Brunch Spot
This was our second time having brunch at Rye and again we had a great time. The coffee was great and our servers (yes, we got more than one) kept it hot & fresh. The food was delicious as always and the portions were generous. We'll definitely come back soon!
We all really enjoyed our dinner! Thank ...
We all really enjoyed our dinner! Thanks for a great girls night
Delicious and heart felt dining
Rye has a very comfortable feel and fantastic food. From the unique to comfort food, the menu is very complete without overwhelming you with too many choices. And, save room for dessert!! Delicious pies!!
Sunday's with friends
Decided to visit Rye again and were very pleased with our meal. Special on Sunday is the prime rib, which half of us had and it was large and wonderful. The shrimp and grits also was wonderful and will be back for that again! Our server was funny and delightful. Fun was had by all
Enjoyed our family brunch
We were having brunch with our daughter, her husband and 2 grandchildren, ages 10 and 6. All of us enjoyed our food, especially our daughter who is gluten sensitive and loves Rye's shrimp and grits. We all enjoyed our food and the atmosphere is very relaxed and friendly so everyone feels comfortable. I would have given Rye higher ratings for food and service if my chicken livers had not been lukewarm when they were served -- and the handful of lettuce on top of them was just weird. I had to remove it to start eating which didn't help with the dish's temperature.
Excellent brunch‼delicious Bloody Mary & ...
Excellent brunch‼delicious Bloody Mary & nice dining experience !
I've eaten at Rye several times and have always had a wonderful dining experience. Everything about Rye is top notched! I've recommended to several people and everyone has the same experience, an incredible dining experience.
Shrimp and grits = lifechanging. Order i ...
Shrimp and grits = lifechanging. Order it.
We've had dinner here twice and had very ...
We've had dinner here twice and had very good to excellent meals. The service has been fantastic with knowledgeable, professional and pleasant staff. Both nights we sat outside near the fire pit for a drink and it is cozy and comfortable.
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