4770 J.C. Nichols Parkway | 816-753-2878
There are two kinds of drinkers on the Plaza: the people who come to visit and the regulars. The latter group is largely made up of service-industry workers. You can tell right away who they are — button-down shirts, black pants, black shoes and a tightly wound apron holding fistfuls of dollar bills. When they gather after their shifts, they do it at Fred P. Ott's on the southeast corner of the Plaza. Here, things can get a little sloppy — in a good way. Late into the night, seven days a week, P. Ott's is generally hopping and super-friendly. Served up by a good-natured, wisecracking staff, the shots and drafts flow, and the crowd takes full advantage of the late-night drink specials. Save your martini requests, Coach bags and Louboutins for the other Plaza bars. This is where to keep it real into the wee hours.