IN the Know: Businesses That Opened in Kansas City in September

We’re all about local at IN Kansas City, and the local business scene is constantly changing and evolving. 

Whether you’re searching for a new restaurant to try, a place to update your wardrobe, a spot to find home decor or artwork, or a nightlife experience, we’ve got the latest on what’s new in the Kansas City metro.

Businesses That Opened in September 2022

Food & Drink:

Annedore’s Fine Chocolates 11007 Johnson Dr., Shawnee
Second location of the chocolate shop that specializes in handcrafted European-style truffles.

Bear Necessities 9609 W 87th St., Overland Park
Coffee shop with specialty coffee drinks, cocktails, wine, and beer.

Cafe Sofrito 3731 Main St., Kansas City
Walk-up South American restaurant specializing in arepas, empanadas, and Cubano sandwiches.

CAVA 11895 W 95th St., Overland Park
Mediterranean fast-casual joint where customers build their own bowls.

Dutch Brothers Coffee 11335 Shawnee Mission Pkwy., Shawnee
Drive-through coffee chain.

Firehouse Subs 919 NW 84th Ter., Kansas City
Made-to-order hot and cold sub sandwich chain.

Joy Wok Super Buffet 12631 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park
A full Chinese menu and an all-you-can-eat weekend buffet.

Love Is Key 1108 E 30th St., Kansas City
Brunch restaurant specializing in waffles.

Manila Bay Express 2000 Main St., Kansas City
A Filipino restaurant serving traditional foods, including bistek and bihon.

Photo by Madeline Johnston

Hummus and Pita 8039 Santa Fe Dr., Overland Park
Mediterranean restaurant specializing in gyros, shawarma, wraps, falafel, and hummus.

OMO Japanese Ramen & Sushi 8430 Ward Pkwy., Kansas City
Ramen and sushi joint with Asian, Japanese, and Korean influences. 

Pizza Tascio 6705 W 119th St., Overland Park
The fourth location of the St. Joseph-based New York-style pizza joint.

Sway Coffee Roasters 2700 W 43rd Ave., KCK
A coffee-bean roasting company and coffee shop opened by the founders of McClain’s Bakery + Markets.

Tacos 4 Life 12180 Blue Valley Pkwy., Overland Park
First Kansas City location of an Arkansas-based taco chain.

Ting’s Filipino Bistro 405 Main St., Kansas City
The second location of Ting’s serves traditional Filipino foods with a street flair. Customer favorites at the Parlor location include lumpia and chicken adobo.


Aspiria NOW 6550 Sprint Pkwy., Overland Park
Co-working space with 200 designated desk areas and 55 private offices.

Blush Boot Camp 8560 Mauer Rd., Lenexa
The second location of the female-empowerment-focused fitness gym.

Breathe – The Wellness Society 7400 Wornall Rd., Kansas City
Holistic health center offering acupuncture, massage, Pilates, reiki, yoga, meditation, chiropractic, and esthetic services. 

Clairvaux 11934 Roe Ave., Overland Park
Second location of the women’s clothing boutique, which offers a curated collection of emerging and heritage designers from around the globe and personal styling services. 

FACE Leawood 4950 W 135th St., Leawood
Plastic surgery center focusing on nose reshaping, facelifts, chin implants, and non-surgical cosmetic treatments.

Idea Space KC 12200 State Line Rd., Leawood
The Barstow School’s hands-on learning center open to K-12 students across the KC metro.

Maison de Marnie 5261 W 116th Pl., Leawood
Homes store specializing in gifts and home decor.

Shop Local KC 3510 W 95th St., Leawood
From the founder of Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair, this shop features products from local artists and makers.

Coming Soon:

Food & Drink:


  • Brkthrough, social entertainment venue opening this fall at 6403 W 135th St., Overland Park
  • Hollyday Med Spa, second location opening in October 3 at 3937 W 69th Ter., Suite A, Prairie Village
  • K9 Resorts, opening in October 1 at 8200 W 135th St., Overland Park
  • Leawood Goodwill, high-end used-clothing store opening in October at 12900 State Line Rd., Leawood
  • Scenthound, pet grooming company opening at 6519 W 119th St., Overland Park in late October.
  • Spruce Design Build, opening soon at 5001 W 199th St., Overland Park
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