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900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3147 (Roanoke)
+1 816-561-1101
12:00 pm - 10:30 am
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 am
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Prairie Village, Kansas
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hard review for me to write. How do you rate a meal when everything is great, except the main course? I settled on 4 stars. The main course should have been 2 1/2, but everything else was a 5. My wife and I had wanted to try this place for ages. We had heard about all the... More 

Thank BruceandCathy2014
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a dinner reservation for us last Friday, June 24 at 8:30 PM. The door host was immediately attentive, greeted us with a smile and checked off our name. We arrived about a half-hour early and had a seat at the bar. Although there weren't many patrons waiting for drinks at the bar itself, the bartenders seemed busy & overwhelmed... More 

3 Thank gmag622
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Always great. A must do for travelers. Service is fabulous. Restaurant side is pricey. So we usually eat and drink on the bar side. Menu changes seasonally. Best advice: Order dessert first then you always have room.

Thank Megan T
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My second visit to Bluestem. First was for drinks, tonight was for dinner. Bluestem is comfortable, friendly, and does have an interesting menu. I was dining solo so ate in the bar at the 'dessert counter'. Service was top notch, friendly and helpful. There is good communication within the staff, too as they knew I was looking at maybe the... More 

Thank RABSeattle
Omaha, Nebraska
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The local farm to table menu offers 3 different pre-fix menus - 3, 5 or 10 courses with optional + additional wine pairings. We (a group of four) got 5-course - each was perfect in size + tasted amazing. The space was perfect, the service was great (we had Paul as our server) but make sure you have an ample... More 

Thank Kenley S
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Very informal low key interiors with attentive service and interesting combinations of egg dishes for brunch. Natives say that dinners are outstanding and very creative.

Thank hakccmd
Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The table was ready early, the wine pairing was exceptional (we ordered different dishes), the food wonderful, though the rib-eye was exceptionally lean and a bit tough. All in all, Bluestem does it again, a terrific meal and easy to choose menu. 3, 5 or 10 courses at fixed price levels. Small portions, but enough to eat, mst everyone will... More 

Thank Rod N
Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We finally made it to Bluestem for our wedding night dinner and it did not disappoint. We love laid back restaurants with top notch food and wine. The service was very attentive, genuine, and not too forced. Every course we had was amazing and the wine pairings were spot-on. It's a bit sad but we hadn't experienced good wine pairings... More 

Thank ckulmus
Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The five course meal was delectable, we tried food that we had never tasted. The service from our waitress and other staff was timely which made the experience even more enjoyable. Finally the wine pairings were informative and Mr. Cambiano was a great conversationalist.

Thank mjs2362
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Bluestem is really exceptional and rightly deserves all the praise it has garnered. Our meal was delicious, the braised rabbit melted in your mouth and the homemade ricotta cappelletti also. My nephew's pea soup was so fresh and so green! And these items were first course options. Service was attentive but not cloying and no one was rushing us to... More 

Thank Gail S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-561-1101

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?