About Bluestem

900 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dining Room: Tuesday - Saturday from 5:00pm
Bar: Tuesday - Thursday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - Midnight
Happy Hour: Tuesday-Friday 4:00-6:00pm

Cross Street:

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 561-1101


bluestem restaurant offers numerous possibilities - whether you like to entertain a select group of guests, host a large event throughout the entire restaurant or bring the bluestem experience to your home.

Please contact susan@ryekc.com for catering information.

Parking Details:
A private lot is available directly behind Bluestem with access off of Roanoke Street. Ample street parking is also available.

Executive Chef:
Colby Garrelts

Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our event manager will work closely with you to tailor an event according to your dining preferences and our seasonal menu selections. bluestem has several menu formats available for private events ranging from our hors d’ oeuvres selection and 3, 5, 7, or 10 course tasting menus. If you would like more information on event coordinating please contact Susan Kane, our event manager at susan@ryekc.com. When requesting more information, please provide the following details so that we may better serve your private dining requests:

Telephone Number
Email Address
Date of Desired Event
Event Occasion
Estimated Number of Guests
Additional information regarding your event that may assist in event planning
Preferred Event Location (Bluestem, Rye Plaza, Rye Leawood, or Off-Site)