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Bluestem

900 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
+1 816-561-1101
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Ranked #11 of 1,201 restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Roanoke
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English first
Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My daughter came to Kansas City to celebrate my birthday in March and asked where I wanted to celebrate my 65th birthday. I told her I wanted to celebrate at Bluestem restaurant but she had never heard of it. This was my third time eating at the restaurant and I was not disappointed. Service and food are excellent. We had... More

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Clintonville, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Very, nice place, food was good, yes I was expecting a little hype and was let down. Our bill was just over $300 with tip. Yes i was expecting it, but I have had more frills and a better wine pairing for that amount of money. I felt our meal was a little old school and was expecting more of... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Loved the newly remodeled interior! Food and ambiance is always great. Always a couple things in the menu I am interested in trying..keeps me coming back!

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Tucson
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Newly Remodeled but same great food, menu and great friendly staff! I was so happy to be back and they had JUST reopened. I would have been so sad if they had not been open! I think the new kitchen featured next to the bar is beautiful! I do believe the Hangar Steak portion was a bit LARGER than before... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I dined at Bluestem last evening. We came early to experience the Paloma shrub in the bar, an acclaimed drink of theirs, but they did not have it. We enjoyed another cocktail which was good. We were seated and ordered the five course meal with wine pairings. My first course was the English Pea soup which was... More

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've never been disappointed at Bluestem and certainly wasn't on our most recent visit. It was our first time back since the entire interior had been remodeled and the food, service, and surroundings were all outstanding. The interior was recently remodeled to showcase an open kitchen. We were seated near the kitchen and were able to watch as the meals... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was recommended to try the Mantini. I must say that it was awesome I am not a Martini kind of guy hence the name "Mantini" I must say that I would have one again!

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Overland Park, KS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Our party of 3 enjoyed a magnificent 3 course prix-fixe dinner at Bluestem in Westport, preceded by a cocktail in the comfortable bar area where James Beard award chef Colby Garrelts came over to see how we were doing. It was our first experience at this fine dining establishment, but we can't wait to return. From the starting warm cheese... More

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Virginia, USA
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food was excellent. We were there with 24 people and they put us in a back room together, so we had a great time. There are locally grown items and good, healthy delicious choices on the menu. Service was a little slow for some of our group, but I think we had a brand new waitress. All the staff... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We met another couple for dinner - good thing we had reservations! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly, the atmosphere funky and fun. We were all impressed with the amount of information the staff willingly shared with us on the fare and wine pairings. We took our time and enjoyed the experience. The only reason this is not a 5... More

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