Hereford House - Shawnee

4.3
1899 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Hereford House, Kansas City's favorite Steakhouse, has been a local staple since 1957. The Hereford House provides incredible food at reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere.

Offers

  • Every Day Happy Hour!

    Multiple dates available

    Mon - Thu 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Fri - Sat 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Special happy hour menu with discounted food and beverages. Available in bar area only every day from 3pm-6pm.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1899 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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BeckyB
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. First time dining with two out of town associates. They were extremely pleased with everything they ordered.

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Lisa
Kansas City
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Staff was great, wasn't happy with our order, one wasn't the order we ordered. Food wasn't as good as our visit before. We will visit again, & see if next visit might be better.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent!

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KarenS
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was great! The service was even better. Our server was very attentive and friendly. We have the short rib sandwich, salmon BLT and the bacon cheese burger. All were amazing and plenty of food. The Shawnee location is huge so a little earsier to get into at the last minute during busy times.

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ChuckQ
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best steakhouse in KC. Great locations in the metro.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to your next visit!

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BrianM
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and appetizers, Unfortunately it was Homecoming night and the place was filled with young ladies and being very chatty (little loud). Other than that, the food and service was excellent. I would imagine on a regular night the ambience of the place would be excellent.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on October 11, 2021

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We hope to see you again soon. Take care!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food great service and great time

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on October 11, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments about our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon.

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AnnR
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our family loves eating at the Hereford House- Shawnee! We have used curbside service and most recently dined on the shaded patio. The staff has been efficient and courteous. We love the center cut fillet, bacon wrapped medallions, meatloaf and grilled salmon. Sides of asparagus, baked and mashed potatoes are our favorites.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on October 11, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments of our Shawnee location. We are so happy to hear your family enjoys dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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LT12
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy hour menu was on point. Service was fantastic! Return visit is a must!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on October 11, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our happy hour! We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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clb0717
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, service and food was wonderful. My “go to”

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ChristinaW
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a perfect experience for our occasion. Food was delicious. Staff was attentive. The restaurant got busier as we were wrapping up our meal; however, the noise level still allowed for cross table talk.

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JimS
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the staff at the Shawnee Location! The food is great too!

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vipPublicPAL
Nashville
29 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal on the patio - great service and food was very good as always!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was all great. From the waiter to the food. It was all great!!!! Thanks!!!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments from your recent dining experience. We look forward to your next visit!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Quality of food was good but service was fair. Server seemed in a hurry to get us to leave. Asked if we were interested in seeing a dessert menu as he was leaving the check and walking away.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you did not receive the top-notch quality service we strive to provide. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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JasonS
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

I really like the Hereford House and have gone to this location for years. Food is usually pretty good. Service will vary. I try to give a lot of grace right now since I know it is hard to find help. We had a reservation, but still had to wait 10-15 minutes. Ordered drinks when we sat down and they didn't arrive until after appetizers arrived - solid 15-20 minutes for two martini's. Ordered a $60 bottle of wine. Server struggled with the cork, didn't offer a tasting first. Not a wine snob by any means, but if you are going to offer some decent wine by the bottle, 5 minutes of training wouldn't hurt. It was a special occasion, and if I am going to have a $200 bill including tip I just want a little more.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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wizardofoz4244
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Worst pieces of meat we ever tried to eat at Hereford House. We went for the prime rib special after Chiefs' win. Never again. We complained to waiter and asst. manager. They said it was probably a loin cut. Too tough to cut. Come on. The kitchen should have recognized that they were getting into the loin. It was probably hard for them to cut those slices! Very disappointing. The waiter said that we should come at 3 or 3:30 if we wanted a good slice of prime rib. Are you kidding? Who eats dinner at 3:00 in the afternoon? Won't try this again. Their burgers and their bacon-wrapped medallions are good, will order one of those next time.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear that you did not have a more positive experience with us. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee including our chef. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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Renee
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Food was Luke warm at best. Waitress never once asked how we were or how our food was. No one was around when we left to even thank us for dining there. Place had no ambience, very quiet no dining music. For $100.00 dinner for only 2 expected much more. The $100 also only included our main entrée and drinks. We didn’t even have an appetizer or dessert and didn’t include my tip. I even put on my reservation we were celebrating our anniversary and never was it mentioned. NOT worth the money.

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ScottC
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Poorest piece of prime rib I’ve ever been served. How the piece made it out of the kitchen, is a serious question of quality control.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you are not satisfied with your recent experience. We will relay your comments to our chef at Shawnee. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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CathyS
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We enjoy dining at Hereford House in Shawnee and like to dine on the Patio when available. Know the prices have gone up, but prices on food have gone up everywhere. Patrick was an Excellent Server -- made sure we had everything we needed and checked on us. Also we enjoy seeing Gustavo -- always talk with him when we see him at Hereford House. Keep up the good work and service Hereford House!!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you so much for your positive comments about our Shawnee location! We are more than happy to relay your comments to our team, including Gustavo. We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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BenP
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The food was good, wasn't real hot when it got to the table, but it was good. The server was friendly but not real attentive. We ordered our food and it seemed like an extremely long time between the salad and the main course. I didn't feel I needed to time it initially but wished I had. Have ordered carside online and gotten the entire meal in a fraction of the time many times before, maybe that's the way to go. Apparently that's the best way to get service.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you did not receive the top-notch quality service we strive to provide. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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Riflemusket
St. Louis
14 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Date night with my lovely wife. First time at the Hereford House. Drinks were very good, except my dirty martini came without olives. The calamari appetizer was delicious, and included jalapeños and a marinara sauce. My wife had the bacon-wrapped medallions of beef, which were also delicious. I had the 16 oz prime rib, medium-rare, which was easily at least two pounds! One of the most succulent, tender prime ribs I’ve ever tasted. Will be back again soon.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments on our Shawnee location. We look forward to your next visit!

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vipLeanne
Kansas City
19 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have best prime rib in the world!!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on September 20, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Prime Rib! We look forward to your next visit to our Shawnee location.

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JanH
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I had the twin medallions and my husband had the rib eye. Both were cook perfectly. Service was good, but not as exceptional as sometimes.

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DeanneB
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The burgers were great. The 5 ounce steak with mashed potatoes looked naked on the plate. The 5 ounces must have been loaded with water weight and ended up looking like half a tennis ball. Next time I will order something else.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Steak was not cooked as we ordered. Food quality not as good as it used to be years ago. Not really worth the money we spent compared to other options in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I ordered the stuffed mushrooms and waited a long time. I was told my food was on the way. I asked about my appetizer and was told I hadn’t ordered any. Waiter appliance said he’d do something about it. I said don’t worry about it. I ordered the cheapest bottle of Cabernet. It was very good. Wife and my steak were overdone. I ate mine and the wife had hers redone. I ordered and extra glass of wine knowing I’d have to wait on my wife to finger steak. We the received the check witch I seldom look at but I did this time. We had been charged fir an expensive wine and after looking at the bottle had been given an expensive wine. I seldom complain but I finally did. Waiter came back and said he took $20 off for the steak which we never asked for. I’m thinking this was a step for the waiter to tell the manager it was the steak and no mention of the wrong wine or no appetizer.

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KellyH
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Great food. Our only issue was that they seated us next to the door that goes to the patio and every time a server went out it blew napkins, menus, etc all over the place. There were plenty of other tables available.

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vipAnneS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Terrific happy hour menu. Great service. Delicious meal and cocktails.

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KathyT
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

They were super busy so I’ve tried to allow for that. Our server let us know upfront that they were very busy and had over 200 people in the restaurant at 5:30. We placed our order right away to make it easy. One of our drinks came about 10 minutes after the others. And when they delivered our food they asked if we’d like condiments which we did. After about 10-15 minutes of waiting our waiter came to check on how things were. We asked for the condiments again & they were delivered in about 5 minutes. Unfortunately this allowed the steak burgers to get cold. We also never got drink refills. And our receipts were messed up with the other couple at our table but to save the hassle we just worked it out amongst our ourselves.

We will be back as every other time we’ve dined here has been a fantastic dining experience. I just think this was a result of them being overwhelmed and maybe short staffed due to covid. Totally understandable.

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RockyR
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time sitting at the bar watching some sports and chatting with the servers.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are happy to hear you enjoyed dining at our bar. Until next time!

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GlennR
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our 68th wedding anniversary along with our daughter and son-in-law who were celebrating their 31 st wedding anniversary. so between us we 99 years of wedding bliss.
We especially liked receiving the delicious hot Brownie and ice cream dessert to complete our meal.

Thank you.
Glenn and Esther Rowley

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are so happy to hear you chose Hereford House for your anniversary celebrations! Thank you for your wonderful review. We look forward to your next celebration!

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Duke
Kansas City
37 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed great food and drinks at the Shawnee Hereford House. We had not been to a Hereford House for a number of years as we moved from the area; however, we both agreed that the steaks were some of the best we had. Our server was attentive and relaxed so that we could enjoy our evening out. The atmosphere is more casual, in my opinion, compared to the Leawood restaurant, but the food and service were much better. We will certainly go back.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Certified Hereford Beef steaks. Thank you for your kind comments from your recent experience at our restaurant. We look forward to your next visit!

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RibGal
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The service was more than adequate but somewhat "chilly". Ribs were excellent!
Cole slaw not good. Steak was rather lackluster: cooked to order and tender but not flavorful. Really disappointed in steak with HH reputation! Would probably not recommend to friends and family based on this experience.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you are not completely satisfied with your recent visit. We strive to provide top-notch quality cuisine are regret to hear this was not the case during your visit. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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RogerB
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was Sat. Night and it was busy but the service was great. All the courses arrived at just the right time. Our waitress was there to take care of our every need and she made an appetizer recommendation that turned out to be great. We both ordered the Sirloin and it was perfect.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are so happy to hear you chose Hereford House for our anniversary celebration! Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did. We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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BarbaraJ
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They food was good, service was great, and we had a very nice visit.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us at our Shawnee location. We hope to be of service to you again soon!

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JasonJ
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New staff was being trained by more experienced staff.
Everyone was patient and courteous.
Food was as good as always.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments about our team at Shawnee. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We hope to see you again soon. Take care!

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vipplazalover
Kansas City
131 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous night to take advantage of the lovely deck at this restaurant. Great service, friendly staff and wonderful Happy Hour fare as usual. Where else can you get the dijon steak medallions for $11?

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on August 18, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed happy hour on our patio. We look forward to serving you more Steak Dijon in the future. Until next time!

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RonP
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was ideal. The food is always great as well as the service. Add a cheerful and engaging waitress (Jade) and you have a great experience.

FAQs

Hereford House - Shawnee offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (913) 268-8000.

Hereford House - Shawnee is rated 4.3 stars by 1899 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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