Johns Big Deck

The Only Rooftop Deck in Downtown Kansas City

The building that John’s Big Deck calls its home has been in existence for 100+ years and 60+ of those as a restaurant / bar.

In 1980 it became John’s and in 1983 the rooftop bar was completed.John’s offers 3 floors of food, drink, and fellowship with friends. With the 3 different floors, John’s has something for everyone.

Come on in to cheer on your favorite sporting teams, host a private event, or just grab a drink!

Event Spaces

Big Deck
Situated 4 stories up in the heart of Downtown Kansas City, the Deck is truly one of a kind. Offering unparalleled views of the Central Business District the deck is open 7 days a week till 3am.
Next Level
Our primary event space, and only space available to large groups of up to 150, Level Two possesses all the ingredients to make your event a success. Key features include a pool table, tvs, Low & Hi Top Seating, a dance floor and stage area for a dj. Featuring a Live DJ every Friday, & Saturday Night.
Main Level
Warm, and inviting the first floor of John’s has been a food service operation since the mid 1940s. Featuring a pool table, tvs, full bar/table service, and Live Music Thursday – Saturday Nights is great for small gatherings of 20 or less.


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    5 star review  But have you been on this deck?! great views of the city and fun atmosphere. They have great daily drink specials and have been doing pop up bars on the 2nd floor. The staff is always welcome and fun. Definitely a must when you're downtown.

    thumb Michele Dechadenedes

    5 star review  Big deck confirmed. 3 stories often with live music on the first, 2 bars on the patio up top with an amazing view. Good drink selection as well

    thumb Calvin Taylor

    4 star review  Beautiful views of downtown! This is the place to go when its nice out and you need a night of fun. Catch a game on the plentiful tvs or just enjoy the night. The people are amazingly nice and the drinks are cold and right on time. Its 5 o'clock somewhere right?!

    thumb Traci Bare

    5 star review  Good atmosphere and great staff. Very fast at getting you drinks. All 3 levels are cool with different crowds in each level. And the deck is pretty big

    thumb Stephanie Osborn