20 Best Family Meal Deals To-Go in KC

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time to cook a homemade meal every evening can be challenging. Thankfully, numerous area restaurants offer convenient and delicious family meal deals for takeout. We’ve compiled a list of the top 20 family meal deals in Kansas City to make your dining decisions and busy weeknights a little easier.

20 Best Family Meal Deals To-Go in Kansas City


A Kansas City staple, barbecue is always a great choice. A few tried and true staples offer deals when you need flexibility but still want something extra tasty. 

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que will treat your family to a mouthwatering feast with meat offered by the pound, sides offered in pint or quart sizes and even paper ware if you need it! They will give you specific reheating instructions making the option when to pick up very flexible. 

Jack Stack BBQ has pick-up ordering down to a science. Customers have the option to customize what they want by ordering by the pound or the ability to choose an array of family meals for four. The options are plentiful, the pick up is extremely easy and the food is always top notch. 

Elevate your barbecue experience with Q39’s shareable options where you can order a meal for two (which really feeds two adults and two kids, easily) or order meat of your choice by the pound. 

Tacos and More

South of Summit. Take home a 4-person taco pack with tortillas, roasted tomato rice, black beans, accouterments, chips and salsa. The parents might also want a pitcher of margaritas to go as well. They are some of the best in the city!

Taco Republic knows how to feed hungry families. Pick up nachos, plenty of tacos with all the extras or enchiladas. No one will go to bed hungry. 

Pizza and Italian

Minsky’s Pizza provides two pizzas and an order of jumbo wings for under $60. With locations all over the metro, this is an easy option. 

For a bigger family, Garozzo’s offers larger quantities to go, serving up to 8-10 people. This would be a great option if gifting food for a meal train, or if you are simply looking for a one-night entree with leftovers for the week! 

Waldo Pizza on Wornall offers 2, 12 inch (two topping) pizzas, a starter, salad, 2- liter of pop and dessert for $55. That deal is hard to beat! 

Maggiano’s Little Italy serves pasta, bread and salad in quantities for two, four or six making it easy to customize depending on your family’s specific needs. 

Classically American

Hereford House offers a choice of ribs, meatloaf or country fried chicken with the fixins’ for those that want an easy but hearty dinner. Pull up to the entrance and they bring it to your car! 

At its three locations, Summit Grill offers family meals for delivery or pick up. Choose from fried chicken, mac and cheese or street tacos with accompaniments. It is a great way to feel like you are getting a hearty, homemade meal without the work. 

Choose from white lasagna, pot pie or fried chicken or gouda mac and cheese at Third Street Social for a delicious and filling dinner. It comes with sides and rolls. Don’t forget to order a pie or a few slices for a sweet treat to round out the night. 

Mother Clucker, located in Parlor, sells “squad packs” where you get a bucket of tenders (choose your level of heat) and a side of fries, slaw and all the available sauces for dipping. You can also get an array of sliders. These feed 3-4 adults, with plenty left over. 

Charleston’s on Ward Parkway has several options, and all include a choice of two different side salads and a basket of croissants. You will be able to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters with their extremely kid-friendly meals. 

The Brass Onion in Prairiefire sells an expansive selection of high quality, well-rounded meals. Although on the more expensive side, it equates to approximately the same as a meal out, but in the convenience of your own home without the wait or crowds. 

Barley’s Kitchen & Tap in Overland Park and Shawnee often offers family meals deals for four. Their most popular are the seasonal specials around St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mothers Day, Thanksgiving. 

Keep it fresh and healthy with The Mixx’s family meal kits that typically includes a pan of enchiladas that can be finished off in the oven at home. Pick up a quart of soup as well for lunch the next day. 

Something a Little Different

Andre’s Confiserie Suisse has unique options for those wanting to feel like they are eating lunch or dinner under the Eiffel Tower. From a picnic pack, to quiches and brunch, this meal is sure to impress. 

Take it to go, or better yet stay and let the kids play while parents relax during the weekly family night at Lenexa Public Market. Taking place on Wednesdays from 5-8pm, you will enjoy merchant specials while kids are entertained with activities, story time, areas to play and even a balloon artist! 

True Food Kitchen allows patrons to customize their dinner by picking a protein, two sides, options for sauces and add ons. It is enough to feed four to five, and will provide a healthy, well-rounded meal. 

These local favorites have you covered when you need a break from the kitchen. Bon appétit!

Kristin Ruthstrom
Kristin is a Lee’s Summit suburb transplant, after living in the Brookside and Plaza areas for over eight years. Raising three young boys with her husband, Jake, has helped her to embrace the messy, wild side of life where love is expressed in bear hugs and body slams. Professionally, she can be found teaching classes as an adjunct professor in the areas of Business, Marketing and PR. She is able to provide her students with applicable, real-life knowledge as she draws from several years working in the corporate sector. “Free time” (ha!, what's that again?) is spent on an occasional date night to favorite local restaurants, reading blogs on everything from home design to politics, riding her sweet beach cruiser bike and thinking of ways to convince her husband to do yet another home improvement project.


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