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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 1,200 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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Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 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
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went there with our three young children to celebrate my husband's birthday. The staff treated my children with respect, and as a result we had a great time. The menu for adults and kids is great, and the food is amazing. Even the kids menu items are freshly made. We felt welcome and will definitely take our family back.

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Toronto
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This restaurant is a business travelers delight. It has 2 levels. The bar is a good size and it is in a pub area. Dining is more formal. Union station is incredible. I love these old stately places. The food was ok. Nothing to rave about. You can find this food at many places including room service at the hotel.... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We brought friends to the King Tut exhibit (fabulous, by the way) and ended the day with reservations at Pierpont's. Our friends can't stop talking about the ambiance and the FOOD! We all ordered something different and had fun sharing our entrees. Tip - if you want a steak (any cut), they have the best - pure magic!

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LStanislav, Guest Relations Manager at Pierpont's at Union Station, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. After reading some of your favorite dishes, it even made me want to go! (And I'm already here!) More

Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can almost see all the lady's and gentlemen hurrying through Union Station dressed in their best traveling clothes back in the 1940s. The atmosphere in this restaurant is as wonderful as the food. For a special occasion ask to have your group seated in the original Ladies Waiting Room. Nothing on their menu is a bad choice. Every meal... More

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Ashland, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is beautiful and the food divine! Waitress was a little goofy but that did not stop my utter enjoyment. I got the short ribs and holy moly they were good. We ate last night and I'm still thinking about them today.

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