Dining

Dining

Leave the cooking to us! Dining at Starlight before a show is a tasty, hassle-free way to start your Starlight night.


Summer Broadway Series

Starlight offers two choices for buffet-style dining before each Broadway show in the Applause Club.

Best of Broadway Buffet

An upscale menu and dining experience in the Applause Club’s indoor, air-conditioned spaces.

    INSIDE the Applause Club, Starlight dinner guests relax in air-conditioned comfort at linen-covered tables, select from an expanded variety of chef-prepared food items at the buffet, and receive full table service. To complement your dinner, a complete wine list by the glass and bottle is offered. Soft drinks and dessert are included in the dinner price. Gratuity is not included.

 
Adult
Child

Advance
$28.50
$12.25

Day of Show
$31.75
$13.75

KC Barbecue Buffet

A casual and budget-friendly dining experience on the Applause Club patio.

    Dining on the patio outside the Applause Club, guests enjoy a casual but hearty buffet dining experience alongside Starlight’s picturesque fountains. In keeping with a Kansas City tradition, our new KC Barbecue Buffet offers tasty food choices for diners who love their barbecue and traditional sides! Table service is provided for soft drink refills and adult beverage purchases. Soft drinks and dessert are included in the dinner price. Gratuity is not included.

 
Adult
Child

Advance
$19.50
$12.25

Day of Show
$21.75
$13.75

Menus

Best of Broadway Buffet

Appetizers and Salads
Cheese platter
(domestic and imported cheeses)

Garden Salad

Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Entrées & Side Dishes
Pan-Seared Lemon and Rosemary Chicken Breast

Beef Medallions with Sautéed Cremini Mushrooms and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Grilled Asparagus

Roasted Gold Yukon Potatoes

Rainbow Cauliflower

 

Desserts
Ice Cream
Assorted Desserts

KC Barbecue Buffet

Appetizers and Salad
Garden Salad
Cole Slaw
Chef’s Summer Salad
Fresh-Baked Cornbread Muffins with Butter

 

From the Pit
Bone-In Chicken
Brisket Burnt Ends
Pulled Pork with Chef’s Masterful BBQ Sauce
Crispy Chicken Fingers

 

Side Dishes
House-made Mac ‘N’ Cheese
Southern Green Beans
Chef’s Warm Creole Potato Salad
Award-Winning Smoked BBQ Beans

 

Desserts
Fresh-Baked Southern-Style Fruit Cobblers

All dinners include water, tea, lemonade and soft drinks. Gratuity not included.

Best of Broadway Buffet

Appetizers and Salads
Cheese platter
(domestic and imported cheeses)

Garden Salad

Cinnamon Bread and Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Entrées & Side Dishes
Southern-Fried Chicken

Salisbury Steak

House-made Macaroni and Cheese

Garlic-Infused Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes

Haricot Vert Green Beans

 

Desserts
Assorted Desserts

KC Barbecue Buffet

Appetizers and Salad
Garden Salad
Cole Slaw
Chef’s Summer Salad
Fresh-Baked Cornbread Muffins with Butter

 

From the Pit
Free-Range Cherry Smoked Chicken
Chopped Brisket
Pulled Pork with Chef’s Masterful BBQ Sauce
Crispy Chicken Fingers

 

Side Dishes
House-made Mac ‘N’ Cheese
Southern Green Beans
Chef’s Creole Warm Potato Salad
Award-Winning Smoked BBQ Beans

 

Desserts
Fresh-Baked Southern-Style Fruit Cobblers

All dinners include water, tea, lemonade and soft drinks. Gratuity not included.

Best of Broadway Buffet

Appetizers and Salads
Cheese platter
(domestic and imported cheeses)

Garden Salad

Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Entrées & Side Dishes
Balsamic Roasted Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Wild Mushroom and Roasted Corn-Stuffed Chicken

Roasted Red Bliss Potato

Smashed Cauliflower

Pan-Roasted Vegetables

 

Desserts
Ice Cream
Assorted Desserts

KC Barbecue Buffet

Appetizers and Salad
Garden Salad
Cole Slaw
Chef’s Summer Salad
Fresh-Baked Cornbread Muffins with Butter

 

From the Pit
Free-Range Cherry-Smoked Chicken Breast
Chopped Brisket
Porkloin Medallions with Chef’s Masterful BBQ Sauce
Crispy Chicken Fingers

 

Side Dishes
House-made Mac ‘N’ Cheese
Southern Green Beans
Chef’s Creole Warm Potato Salad
Award-Winning Smoked BBQ Beans

 

Desserts
Fresh-Baked Southern-Style Fruit Cobblers

All dinners include water, tea, lemonade and soft drinks. Gratuity not included.

Summer Concert Series

During concert events, access to the Applause Club is reserved for VIP ticket holders who want to entertain guests, mingle with family and friends, or just relax before the show begins. Club amenities for concert VIPs include:

  • Full cash bar
  • Pre-show catered hors d’oeuvre buffet
  • Live entertainment
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Private restrooms

Fall/ Winter Indoor Series

Guests arriving for Starlight Indoors shows will find full bar service, coffee service, a menu of appetizers and desserts available for purchase in Starlight’s Applause Club. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Pulled Pork Sandwich - $9
Served on a Brioche Bun with House-made Kettle Chips

Street Tacos - $9
Three Flour Tortillas with Chicken or Pork, Cilantro & Onion, served with Salsa and Sour Cream

Nachos Grande - $8.50
Nachos topped with Chicken or Pork, Queso Cheese, Salsa, Sour Cream and Jalapeños

Cheese Tray - $8
Assorted Cube Cheeses and Fruit

Veggies & Hummus - $7
Celery, Carrots, Pita Bread and Garlic Hummus

Hot Dog - $4
Add Chili/Cheese - $1

Pretzel - $5
Served w/ Queso Cheese

Popcorn - $4

House-Made Kettle Chips - $3

Pulled Pork Sandwich - $9
Served on a Brioche Bun with House-made Kettle Chips

Street Tacos - $9
Three Flour Tortillas with Chicken or Pork, Cilantro & Onion, served with Salsa and Sour Cream

Nachos Grande - $8.50
Nachos topped with Chicken or Pork, Queso Cheese, Salsa, Sour Cream and Jalapeños

Cheese Tray - $8
Assorted Cube Cheeses and Fruit

Veggies & Hummus - $7
Celery, Carrots, Pita Bread and Garlic Hummus

Hot Dog - $4
Add Chili/Cheese - $1

Pretzel - $5
Served w/ Queso Cheese

Popcorn - $4

House-Made Kettle Chips - $3

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