Meet Over Eats: Private Dining in the Little Apple


By Olivia Orman

Manhattan, Kansas, commonly known as The Little Apple, has many unique venues that appeal to corporations who want to add a special touch to their company gatherings.  On top of Manhattan’s larger, conventionally-used meeting spaces, this city is abundant in private dining facilities that can double as business settings.  These Little Apple restaurants will put you and your company associates on the way to experiencing a deliciously-productive conference in a lively atmosphere.

  • Blue Moose Bar & Grill
    Branded with moose-themed accents, the Blue Moose Bar & Grills is a local restaurant that utilizes wood and flowers to create a rustic aesthetic.  The Antler Room is an elegant space within this establishment that is used for company meetings and events, seating up to 100 people.  The Blue Moose provides many amenities upon its rental, such as an AV system, a custom menu, event planning services, and a private bar.
  • Harry’s
    A premier fine dining restaurant located in the historic Wareham Hotel, Harry’s is an elegant space that can privately dine 10 to 75 attendees. The classy, refined aesthetic of this establishment will make you and your business associates feel like you went back in time to a period characterized by grace and sophistication.  This venue is most suitable for high-priority business meetings and gatherings.
  • Little Apple Brewing Company
    Known for its Certified Angus Beef Stack and fine, handcrafted beers and ales, Little Apple Brewing Company (LABCo) has delivered farm-to-plate, seasonally-changing meals since 1995.  This restaurant has two private banquet rooms, including the Angus Room that seats up to 40 people, and the Sunflower Room that seats up to 54 people.
  • Tallgrass Tap House
    This rustic brewpub was named the Best Beer Bar in 2016 and 2017, making it a notable spot to consider for a casual business meeting or company event.  The Mezzanine can seat from 30-50 attendees, and The Tallgrass Banquet, or The Firkin Room, can fit 50-75.  Both spaces are equipped with AV, making this venue suitable for larger company presentations and conferences.

Take a Bite in the Little Apple

The restaurants in Manhattan, Kansas make for a delicious opportunity to meet outside of the office.  Whether you are visiting for a company meeting or personal travel, this small city is a quaint place that scrumptiously caters to business and leisure.  Be sure to experience a taste of the Little Apple and meet during your stay.



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