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4640 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 561-8542
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Ranked #22 of 1,220 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Kansas City, MO
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Ok, I understand that people think I am crazy to pay $18 for a French Dip sandwich, but they have never had one at Houston's. They slice their prime rib super thin and pile it high on an amazing fresh roll - it's a small piece of Heaven! They have amazing ribs, Hawaiian Rib Eyes and Chicken fingers - yes... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by a local resident and it did not disappoint. My husband had the KC steak special and I had the prime rib. It melted in my mouth and my husband said his was delicious. Good selection of wine and beer with great ambience. Defintely recommend this place. The only surprise was no bread served prior to... More 

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Kearney, MO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Excellent service and food was so yummy. Shared a bottle of wine and steak. Thought the sideof veggies was small. That would be my only complaint

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Midwest
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142 reviews 142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Really enjoyed the food at Houston's with friends recently. I had never been there and was surprised by the overall quality and quantity of food served. I had a steak, and it was delicious, as was the baked potato. The salad was also tasty. Totally shocked that desserts only included three items, all of which did not sound appetizing and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Although there is a wait, the food is absolutely worth it. However, I was concerned to see young children sitting at the bar. There needs to be a larger waiting area for families so that patrons of the bar can actually have a place to sit and drink.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Being from Kansas City, the undisputed King of Bar-B-Que, we know BBQ!! The ribs at Houston are simply stated awesome! They are baby back ribs that fall off the bone where you will not need a knife at all. If you plan to eat them off the bone, the way ribs should be eaten, be prepared as they simply fall... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Houston's may be the only chain restaurant I visit. I don't go often, but I'm nearly always pleased when I do. Finally tried the prime rib, which I'll rate 8/10. It was cooked to specification and was a prime, decent-sized cut, so the $30 price tag was acceptable. But I always miss the Houston's veggie burger when I don't order... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

While on a business trip in Kansas City, my customer took me to dinner at Houston’s Restaurant in the Kansas City Country Club Plaza area. The entire Plaza area is loaded with upscale restaurants and clothing stores, which makes it a very nice place to visit. I had seen Houston’s Restaurant in several other large cities, but I had never... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We used to have a Houston's in Nashville, TN, but it closed. When we saw them in the Country Club Plaza area, we knew that's where dinner was going to be at. The hostess and wait staff were great and the food was awesome.

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Fremont, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Hamburger was great, prime rib dip just ok not much flavor. Crab cakes very good but not worth $30. Atmosphere was very dark, wait time was exact. Pop comes in a bottle, so don't expect refills. Have complimentary bread, but was offered any.

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Additional Information about Houston's

Address: 4640 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone Number: (816) 561-8542
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 80
Cuisine: American

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