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Pierpont's at Union Station

30 West Pershing Road #900, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-5111
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Ranked #13 of 1,201 restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main Street
Description: At Pierpont's, we've given new meaning to the phrase, "The Best Steak in Kansas City." Now we've done for seafood, what we did for steak . . . Absolutely the best seafood in Kansas City -- Guaranteed! The Pierpont's invites you to experience Pierpont's at Union Station. Dubbed "the culinary jewel" of Kansas City's historically renovated Union Station, Pierpont's is rapidly gaining the reputation of serving Kansas City's finest steak and seafood selections. As a sister restaurant to Kansas City's legendary Hereford House, Pierpont's maintains the family tradition of serving prime steak, perfectly aged and prepared. With fresh seafood arriving daily, an award winning wine list, and the unique creations of some of the areas finest chefs, Pierpont's has been named "Best Place to Entertain an out-of-town Guest" and "Best Place to take a Group" from the local press.
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Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The service here was timed at perfection. As soon as you place your order, the waitress had everything brought out timed perfectly so when you are done with course 1 here comes course 2 and so forth. You definitely feel as though you have a server to yourself. The food was very good. This was definitely one of the best.... More

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Ames, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were greeted and promptly seated with early evening reservations at Pierpont's. This was a first time visit for all of our party of 4 who were in town for a convention. The lovely atmosphere of restored Union Station if very impressive! Bright, clean, gorgeous surroundings are equally matched with great service and very good food. It is a bit... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My niece wanted to go to a good steakhouse on her first visit here as an adult; having checked up on a few of the classics I've heard of my whole life, we decided to take her here instead. My wife and I are both glad we did! Excellent food, attentive wait staff, lovely ambiance...my only regret was not having... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Loved the food and it has a nice, cozy atmosphere. We've been here before, and typically have very good service. This last time, however, our waiter was paying a LOT of attention to the couple two tables down, and let our drinks run dry more than once on this slow Thursday night. Especially frustrating with a $130+ tab. But this... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Pierpont's is one of my favorite restaurants in the KC area. The ambience and the architecture of the restaurant is wonderful. I love the dark wood and brass accents along with the dim lighting. It creates an intimate yet comfortable atmosphere. Pierpont's is located in Union Station, an old railroad station that has been completely restored and still serves as... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

One of KC's best restaurants, Pierpont's is especially good for steak. It's dark and cozy inside, and its location inside Union Station adds a coolness factor. This is a good place for special occasions. I would have given it a higher rating if the waitress had not asked us to leave because we'd been there a couple of hours (ordering... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had a wonderful time at pierpont's restaurant in the train station. We both ordered steaks and it was phenomenal. After our delicious meal we wondered around the train station and looked at the artifacts. It was both a romantic and exciting date. I would highly recommend the steaks and the wine list is quite extensive. Go, eat and ENJOY!... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant in a restored train station, with a nice variety of dishes and a good wine selection by the glass. On a Sunday evening the restaurant was nearly empty but service was quite slow, so be careful if you're in a hurry.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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150 reviews 150 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We'd had the tasting menu at Pierpont's several years ago, and remembered it fondly when we were in Kansas City last week. We both chose the 4-item menu, and I added the wine selection. Everything was excellent, and the portions more than adequate. Service was impeccable, food presentation attractive, and the meals were delicious. We will certainly consider Pierpont's if... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I were in KC for a long weekend and wanted a nice steak dinner (KC Strips, right?!). We didn't want to go to a chain restaurant and he found Pierpont through a few Google searches and away we went! The restaurant was VERY quiet and empty for a Sunday, but we enjoyed the peace and ambiance. The... More

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