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About Plaza III, The Steakhouse - Kansas City
Known as 'The Gold Standard of Kansas City Steakhouses'. Locally owned and family run, Plaza III has operated on the Country Club Plaza for 50 years. USDA Prime meat and fresh seafood make up our award winning menu. We feature a Wine Spectator 'Award of Excellence' wine list. Over 500 selections.
We present Live Kansas City Jazz on Saturday Nights.
We offer 9 different private dining rooms for groups of 8 to 200. The American Royal room or the Wine Cellars are very popular for meetings, weddings, or special occasions.
Kansas City, MO 64112
Steakhouse, Steak, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We present local Kansas City Jazz musicians on Saturdays, from 7 PM - 11 PM for dinner and entertainment.
Call for details 816-753-0000
Public parking on street and parking garage
Private Party Facilities:
We feature 10 private dining rooms, that can accommodate 8 to 200 people.
Private Party Contact:
Danielle Scott: (816) 753-0000
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Special events, dedicated event planner, small and large private rooms. Special banquet menu http://plazaiiikcsteakhouse.com/banquet-menu/
Plaza III, The Steakhouse - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews
The hosts were short and unpleasant when we walked in and neither of them acknowledged us on our way out. A tray was dropped and water spilled all over mine and my husbands feet (really sucks walking to the car in 10 degree weather with wet shoes). My scallops were gritty. His steak was undercooked. My salad never came out. Our server was nice but it took 13 minutes for someone to come to our table, then we got to hear 2 servers arguing over a table. A manager never came by to ask how anything was. Maybe restaurant week has everyone off their game but we’ll just stick to Capital for date night.
The Plaza 3 has been around a long time, however I feel it’s falling back on it’s former reputation.
The restaurant had a sewer smell. The iced veggies were boring. The filet was cooked perfectly but the bearnais sauce was horrible. The green beans were bland and awful. Even key lime pie was not good
We bought a bottle of wine that was overpriced by 200 percent.
I won’t waste my time returning there
I had never been there before but heard long ago that it was a great place for a nice meal. It seemed to be a very tired restaurant. Steak soup was very good but everything else was very sub-par. Overall for the money spent would not go back as their are so many other great options for a nice meal on the plaza and around KC.
Truly disappointed in the food. The food was bland. I’ve had some really good steaks with sides, but this was mediocre all the way. And it was a special occasion for us, so even more disappointing to know we could have saved $100 & cooked a better meal at home. So sad.
Went here for restaurant week with a group of 6 people. We had a great time and we all loved our food. Let’s start with overall. Overall I think we were all satisfied. Just little things could of made it better. Now the food, the food was great. I didn’t hear one complaint. My apple pie was absolutely just delcious. But if it would of been hot it would of been divine. My piece of salmon I wasn’t really expecting to be a large portion. But I couldn’t even finish my entry. I was surpised at the size I was served. Especially for restaurant week. Now the service was the only thing I can really complain about here. Our waiter was standing near our table and there was two times that we were needing refills and it took a while. For only three courses I felt like two hours was a bit long to be at the restaurant. But, he was friendly and never rude. Just not as attentive as we maybe would of liked. Ambiance was nice. Wasn’t too formal, but nice for going out and being a little fancier. The value for what we were served I thought was pretty great. Again, my portion size of salmon did that for me. Thirty-three dollars well spent for the occasion. The room we were sat in was quite. Maybe awkward at first, but we appreciated it later on because we could atleast talk to everyone at the table without having to raise our voices. Overall I was really satisfied with the night. I was worried at first because I had read some bad reviews. I was happy with the turn out though.
We went here for Restaurant Week this year. I had the Steak Soup, Filet Mignon and Apple Pie. My wife had the salad, Filet and Key Lime Pie. Our first course and desserts were very good, but we were extremely disappointed with the steak itself. Being listed as one of the best steaks in the city, maybe our expectations were too high. But we both left the restaurant wishing we had gone somewhere else for the money we spent. I would go back for the soup and dessert, so maybe a lunch spot rather than dinner.
Food was very good but the floor was falling apart and pieces of wood with people tripping on it. Also the room was very cold and had one space heater running to try to keep it warm. This is my second time there and both times the room has been cold with space heaters. Froze the entire time we were there.
The food and the service were both very good, although it was on the expensive side for similar steak houses. The only issue I had was that I ordered my steak medium-well and it came out bloody, but they happily brought it up to medium-well when I asked them to. Overall a very good restaurant; just a bit on the pricey side.
Great location on the plaza. Easy to get to with parking options. Warm reception when you enter. Love the way the tables are set up so you can be at a booth and a table with chairs at the same time. Excellent food options to please anyone. Terrific service! Very friendly atmosphere with an old world feeling. One of my favorite for lunch or dinner 😀
We were a party of four visiting KC for New Years and to celebrate a birthday. Plaza III was a real disappointment. The food was below average and very pricy. Everything is ala carte. One of the party asked for their steak to be well done - it was red in the middle. Sauce on the chicken marsala was thick and oily. Another of our party ordered salmon. It was dry and tough. The restaurant needs to be remodeled and cleaned up and the food greatly improved. With so many choices on the plaze in KC we were really sorry to have choosen Plaza III. I would definitely not recommend this restaurant.
Plaza III is one of the few remaining Kansas City steak houses that is not a chain. The steaks are the star of the menu, but other items are available including lobster and crab. The side dishes are uninspiring but well done. The atmosphere is from decades past and very enjoyable. The service is great from the waiters, assistant waiters, the wine steward, the hostess and the coat check lady. They are all very attentive without being intrusive. The downstairs lounge has private dining rooms, plus a great night club atmosphere with live music and a dance floor. Lonnie McFadden is a regular performer who sings, dances and plays many jazz standards. He is a gem. If you are looking for a contemporary restaurant/night club, go elsewhere. If you are you want an old school steak house and night club, Plaza III is a great pick.
My wife and I attended to have a New Year's Eve dinner with each other... The greeting from Pamela was great. It was when my wife and I cut into our steaks when disappointment set. We order medium well and not to our likes, the steaks came very well pink. My wife stressed the disappointment to Pamela, at which time she informed us that it was the lightening of the restaurant. ... Long story short, my wife and I were not in the business of going back and forth with our waitress, unfortunately this is what we did with her steak (3 times)... The manager offered us a dessert, but that was not what we came for... We eventually boxed the steak up and took it home... but was not pleased with the steak or Pamela, challenging what we thought of our steak that we just purchased. Thank you again for allowing us the opportunity to speak about our experience.
Very pricey but we did know that when we booked our reservations. First of all we were seated just to the back side of the bar. The noise level from the bar was at an annoying level. I ordered the steak soup n it was lukewarm. My husdand's entree was the KC steak n his was delicious......he said it was the most tender steak he's ever had. I ordered broiled lobster tail n it was very tough. I did let our waitress know. She in turn talked to her manager n they were very accommodating n prepared me another lobster tail. It was better than the first but still somewhat tough. I told our waitress that it was....not really a complaint but let her know I was disappointed. She told me then the best way to have the lobster prepared was to have it steamed first n then broiled. What didn't she guide me that way when I ordered or when I complained about the first lobster tail being tough???????
I'm sure we'll find another place to celebrate our anniversary next year that's far less expensive, quieter n hasbetter lobster.
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