Bird Dog Bar

The Bird Dog Bar
Located just inside The Oread hotel’s main lobby, the Bird Dog Bar offers burgers, steaks, seafood, appetizers and desserts. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a variety of memorable dishes for a variety of budgets. The Bird Dog Bar features ten 50-inch flat-screen televisions, a spacious bar, plenty of comfortable tables, and an opening onto an outdoor terrace looking toward the north gate of the KU campus. Dog names and their stories await guests at each table.

Bird Dog Breakfast Menu  | NEW! Grab-and-go limited menu available through Coffee Corner

Lunch & Dinner Menu

Dessert Menu

Signature Cocktail Menu

Wine Menu

Bird Dog Bar is a premier spot for watching the ‘Hawks play. We do not offer reservations on home KU men’s basketball or football game days, but you can RSVP for On The Hill. Bird Dog serves a Game Day menu on all home game days and the night before.

Daily Specials
Monday: Mini Mondays, $2 sliders. Add regular Fries or Sweet Potato Fries for $2 (excludes Crab Cake Sliders)
Tuesday: 1/2 Price Classic Cheeseburger
Wednesday: All-You-Can-Eat Wings, $10 – served with a side of regular Fries (choice of Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan, Honey BBQ, Teriyaki, Sweet Chili or Naked)
Thursday: Street Tacos, $10 – two tacos, choice of Shrimp, Steak or Chicken, served with Black Beans
Friday: Chicken Fried Chicken, $9.99 – served with Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans & Dinner Roll
Saturday: BBQ Brisket Sandwich, $10 – house smoked Brisket Sandwich, served with Pickles and Fries
Sunday: Three Chicken Tenders for $3 (choice of buffalo, garlic Parmesan, BBQ, teriyaki, sweet chili style or naked)

Happy Hour!
Monday-Friday, 2-6pm
$2.50 domestic beers
$4 all draught beers
$5 select wines by the glass
$5 Tito’s vodka singles
$18 pitchers (all beer)


You may also request a more upscale menu for dining in either the Bird Dog or a more private space, if available. Please inquire about On The Hill when making your reservation.

Call 785-830-3921 to contact the restaurant.

Sunday to Thursday: 7 am  – midnight
Friday & Saturday: 7 am – 1:30 am
Happy Hour! Mon-Fri 2 pm -6 pm – excludes KU home games & special events
*Kitchen closes at 10 pm. Sunday – Thursday and 11 pm Friday & Saturday

The Bird Dog Bar offers complimentary valet parking. Guests may pull into the circle drive at the front entrance of the hotel, and a parking attendant will assist you. Rates subject to change for special event or football weekends. Valet parking rates may apply to guests attending private events at The Oread. Surrounding apartment complex parking lots are not our property. If you chose to park in these lots your vehicle may be towed.