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Houston's

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4640 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 561-8542
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Another staple when in Kansas City

Decor and ambiance is hard to beat in KC. Has a wide range of food for everyone and nothing is bad. I go at least once every 6 months as it is pricey but I have never had a bad meal or service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Marv W
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Independence, Missouri
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Decor and ambiance is hard to beat in KC. Has a wide range of food for everyone and nothing is bad. I go at least once every 6 months as it is pricey but I have never had a bad meal or service.

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Madeira, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our business dinner at Houston's . Great service and delicious food. My Hawaiian ribeye was amazing and I would definitely order it again! The ribs are delicious as well. Not much of an appetizer menu so if you are coming for drinks your only option is artichoke dip but the dinner menu itself is great!

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I went there in April 2015. Houston's is nicely located in the Country Club Plaza. It has free parking next door. It has a bar area and a dining area. The ambiance is refined yet simple, mostly wood and leather. The service is friendly and prompt. The food is the most important. The big chunk of sirloin I had was... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Love the cabbage and goat cheese salad - and you have to try the smoked salmon! What a treat. It's very busy - like most Houston's, but we found easy seating in the bar. Enjoy!

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Pike Road, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

For my money, this is the best restaurant in the city. I have eaten there twice in the past few months and really enjoyed the service, the food and the atmosphere.

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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were in town to see the Royals and picked Houston's to have a date night on the eve of the game. My husband had only visited the Atlanta, GA location...and what he especially loved was that nothing had changed after 20+ years of not having eaten at a Houston's! Also, the service was superb!..and the General Manager, Dan Bucher... More 

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Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have coming here for over 20 years and it's still a favorite. There are probably better places for specific menu items but for overall quality and variety, they can't be beat. The menu isn't huge but it offers a lot of choices. She loves the Hawaiian steak and I love their ribs but we keep trying different things. We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Steaks were not tender and with too much char. No bread or crackers were served. For the price paid, meat should have been tender and better grilled. Disappointed to say the least.

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Coppell, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Houston's keeps a steady menu so you can count on finding your favorites. Very nice wine by the glass. Our favorite sandwich is the French dip cooked to order. I have mine medium rare, he prefers well done. I substitute broccoli for fries. Great food, great service, very comfortable environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

One of my favorites in KC! Near the plaza, and with a bar with selected local ales (and abroad, if you care). Anything you try will be good! Save space for the apple crumble!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4640 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: (816) 561-8542

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 80
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?