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900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3147
+1 816-561-1101
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“foie gras” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (8 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3147
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been waiting to try this restaurant since moving to Kansas from San Francisco. The restaurant has a james beard award which does put it into a special class. We opted for the 5 course with wine pairing. Cost $170.00 per person before tax...More

1  Thank sanfranjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was celebrating my birthday so I chose the Bluestem. We chose the 5 course meal with wine pairing. I am a wine novice so it was great to have the pairing. I can tell you my taste buds were stimulated throughout the entire meal....More

Thank L L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Mandy and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Kansas City while visiting family. We made reservations at Bluestem based on TA reviews and were glad we did. The ambiance is modern, but unlike many modern restaurants, Bluestem provides diners with an easy on the ears...More

Thank Miamimangomike
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I really had to search to find this restaurant in the list of "best" restaurants in Kansas City. It does not readily pop up in the usual searches. However, it is truly wonderful. Life is just too short to eat bad, over-priced food. This was...More

1  Thank fromRoseville
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter treated me to a birthday dinner here, in the middle of a cross-country road trip. As others have said, Bluestem is a very special place. Food, presentation, and service were all top-notch, and the dining room is lovely without being pretentious. I'm just...More

Thank Sherilyn A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My friend and I ate dinner on a recent Saturday night at this restaurant. We jumped for the 6 course meal with wine pairings. While we are not food and wine "professionals", neither are we rookies. Our meal was one of the best restaurant experiences...More

1  Thank ephphit
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We travelled in from halfway across the continent with reservations at Bluestem. They wound up closed due to power cuts (which happens) but made no effort to contact me despite having called three days earlier to conform my reservation with me. I am gobsmacked that...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and I were not prepared for the greatness that waited for us at the BlueStem. All I can say is, Kansas City consider yourself extremely lucky. This chef is simply amazing. I was on business travel attending a conference in Kansa City (my...More

Thank tramwj
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We dined at 6:30 on a Thursday night hoping to avoid the noisy tables but we still were subject to one table. The preparation of the 5 course dinner was superb. It was the best meal we have had in the last 5 years. We...More

Thank nighthawk779
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This hard to find restaurant in Westport is worth looking for. Signage is at a minimum (We passed it twice and it was on the corner!) and finally parked and walked to it. Great food and service. We had to take a 6:30 seating on...More

Thank Adam K
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2016|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
It is a fairly open dining room and tables are not on top of each other but close. If your group are foodies and it is more social this would be fine. For a regular business dinner, i would choose another place. If you go... More
20 October 2016|
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Response from Megan T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Business happens there a lot. Tuesday - Saturday 5pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-561-1101
  • E-mail
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