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“Went back even after bad experience” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Stroud's Restaurant & Bar - South

Stroud's Restaurant & Bar - South
4200 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Fairway, KS 66205-2506
+1 913-262-8500
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Fairway
Cuisines: American
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Dallas, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Went back even after bad experience”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I really did not like this place anymore, though it was a favorite at one time. I was convinced by a friend to go one more time because "It must have been a fluke". My judgement stands, Dry bland food, overpriced. My friend ended up agreeing with me that the reataurant was merely a shodaow of what it had been.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Valrico, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Consistently Great Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

I have been eating at the different Strouds locations for about 30 years. I moved out of KC 15 years ago, but we always have to go there when we visit. My son and husband love the chicken; my daughter and I, the chicken fried steak. Mashed potatoes and gravy are perfect, as are the cinnamon rolls. Service is typically good, although a wait for a table is not unusual. Not as nice of an atmosphere as the Strouds up north, but the food is just as good.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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120 reviews 120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“Location has changed, but not the great quality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We have had occasion to be in the Fairway, Kansas area during lunch, and visited the Stroud's Chicken location in Fairway. It does not have the old building with tilted floors like they had a 75th & Troost in Kansas City for many decades, but the food is still family style, and fantastic. Their real mashed potatoes, and cream gravy is still the same. The green beans cooked with bacon is great, (I don't like green beans, but I love these). We had a luncheon special of chicken fried chicken. It seems to be an entire large chicken breast covered with the same batter as Stroud's pan fried chicken. The portion size usually requires a carry out box. The only problem is getting a seat during lunch because of popularity. If you are near Stroud's be sure to try it, and I guarantee you will be back.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Just like I remembered”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I were in Kansas City visiting family and I wanted to take him to a restaurant that I grew up with. "Back in the day" Stroud's was located by an underpass, with waitresses who were (then) old enough to be my grandmother. Waiting for pan-fried chicken when I was a kid seemed like an eternity. And my mom loves chicken livers and gizzards -- something not readily available even then.
Enough nostalgia. Stroud's is still as good as I remember. And my husband(a native Californian) is now a convert. The food is family style -- and you'd better have a big family. The servings are generous. The wait staff is younger -- or am I older???-- but very friendly and attentive.
Just wish we had tried it earlier in our trip. If so, we'd have gone a second time.

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Panama City, Florida
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328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
“Good chicken, great sides”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We didn't have to wait long. The chicken was done well with nice seasonings. Our favorite part were some of the sides like the green beans. Our kids loved it too.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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