Hereford House - Shawnee

4.5
1900 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.

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 1900 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RalphB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Good food, noisy room. Food was great, but the room was super noisy with a girl’s team. They were not roudy, just being teens. Not a great setting for a 66th anniversary. Though we were both educators and understand kids.

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vipStevenC
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Post-Curbside only, eating in the Hereford House is as good as it was before the pandemic. Our filet and prime rib were cooked exactly as requested. The fresh horseradish is much stronger than the creamy version. Sides are great; recommend the brussel sprouts.

Good luck choosing only one dessert!

Bonus feature; ask for Mitch for your server.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded a day ago

Thank you for your kind comments and this wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you find our cuisine consistently enjoyable. We look forward to your next visit to our Shawnee location! Have a great day.

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Jane
Kansas City
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

My ribeye steak didn't have much flavor, so I ate it with steak sauce. The sauce was delicious. My loaded baked potato was good, but a little dry, could've had more butter. The brussel sprouts & carrots cake was delicious. My husband had steak, salad & broccoli, everything delicious except again the steak didn't have much flavor. He really enjoyed the brownie dessert. The waitress was really good, attentive, & friendly. And we enjoyed your patio area very much. Thank you for an overall great evening, we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 3 days ago

We are so happy to hear you chose our restaurant to celebrate your anniversary. Thank you for your kind comments and this wonderful review. We hope to see you again soon!

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MarkD
Kansas City
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were both excellent. It made for a very nice time with family.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 3 days ago

We're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience! We are more than happy to relay your comments to our team at Shawnee, including Zachery. We look forward to your next visit!

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michal
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was incredible! The service was great and the atmosphere is welcoming. We were in a small room with only three tables so it did feel a bit intimate and maybe a little too close as we could hear other conversations easily. But it was still very enjoyable!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 3 days ago

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

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MelissaG
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time at HH! Great ambiance, perfect and friendly service, excellent beer selection and the food was amazing! Will be dining there again soon!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 3 days ago

We're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team! We look forward to your next visit to our Shawnee location.

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KCFoodie
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

This was our first experience at Hereford House in Shawnee. Our server was excellent, knowledgeable and attentive. My husband ordered the filet and said it was excellent. I ordered the cod, and it was very disappointing. The cod itself was delicious minus the giant glob of "sauce" they put on top of it, but the side dishes are what I had a problem with. The rice was mushy and lacked flavor and freshness. The seasonal veggies (zucchini, squash, onions, and red peppers) were over oiled, over cooked, and slimy. My husband said his baked potato was dry and overcooked. We also ordered a side of sweet potato fries and they were greasy. If I recommend this restaurant to a friend I will advise them to stick with the steaks and to choose wisely on their side dishes.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you are not completely satisfied with your experience. We strive to provide top-notch quality cuisine for our guests and regret to hear this was not the case during your visit. 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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Nnnnnnnn
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

OpenTable reservation scheduled for 7:30pm CDT 6/7, received two confirmations. We arrived at 7:25pm, gave the employee our name, and she appeared to not have the reservation and offered to seat us in the bar. After we hesitated, she did seat us at a booth. Service was sub-par for Hereford, waiter handling our section had two large groups to serve and appeared overwhelmed and he needed more help. We orded the meal 2, when it was time for the desert course everyone disappeared. We finally asked for the desert to go.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 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 to improve our service. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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CarlaF
Kansas City
10 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a nice quiet Sunday evening dinner in the bar area. Service and Food were Outstanding, as always.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

We're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at our Shawnee location. We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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Boomboom
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Meat cuts were “ok”. Not much flavor in any of the foods. Deserts were good, but too big.…. Probably the thing we enjoyed the most was the butter for the dinner rolls😅

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you are not completely satisfied with your visit. 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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Lambdogs
Springfield
2 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We like going there on Friday nights right after playing golf. Nothing like some charred beef right after. Service was good and food as well. Sat outside in the evening twilight. Perfect day.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed dining on our patio! We look forward to serving you another post golf meal. Until next time!

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vipPublicPAL
Nashville
27 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and excellent service, as always!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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SherriB
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service. Never had anything I dont like

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments and this wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit. Take care!

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GMARIEKC
Kansas City
11 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quick seating, hot fresh food, generous portions.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for your wonderful review of our Shawnee location. We hope to see you again soon. Until next time!

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nwflo
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a favorite place for us to go for a great steak!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments of our restaurant. We look forward to serving you more steaks. Have a good day!

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ladyE
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Family get-together

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for choosing Hereford House for your family get-together. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Take care.

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LenexaLady
Kansas City
18 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The hostess tried to seat us just inside the door to one of the dining rooms when there were plenty of tables; I asked to move to a table by the windows as it was my husband’s & my anniversary. Otherwise, it was a great experience as usual. Steaks were cooked perfect & tender, asparagus, Brussel sprouts, and cheesecakes were perfect!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did! We are so happy to hear you chose Hereford House for your anniversary celebration. We hope to see you at our Shawnee location again soon. Take care!

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vipSusan
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy our meals at Hereford House. The people that work there are friendly and knowledgeable and are very attentive to your needs. I cannot find a more tender filet mignon than at Hereford House.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 28, 2021

We are so happy to hear you found our team to be supportive during your visit. We look forward to providing you with more tender steaks in the future! Have a great day.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Service was very slow and they were not busy at all. We were disappointed in the quality of the food. It was just okay. We haven’t been to Hereford house in years, and remembered it being much better. Steaks were undercooked and room temperature. The appetizers were great: ocean hogs and fried pimento cheese.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 24, 2021

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

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djyonke
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were busy but management stepped in and helped with serving, bussing and kitchen. Totally okay with being patient with wait times as we are well aware staffing is an issue every where these days. Service was great and so was food!!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 24, 2021

Thank you for your patience with our team during your recent visit. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you at our Shawnee location soon!

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StephenS
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My steak was big and delicious. Baked potato could have been a little bigger but everything tasted good.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 24, 2021

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Certified Hereford Beef steak! We look forward to your next visit! Take care.

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GingerM
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Waited a little longer than expected on our steaks to be brought out, tables seated well after us were served long before us, but with that being said food and service was great!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 24, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you experienced a long wait time. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee. We look forward to your next visit!

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WarrenG
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Overall a very good experience. The food was delicious except for the prime rib. No red at all and tasted more like a roast than prime rib. It took forever to get the main courses. Desserts were to die for!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 24, 2021

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are always more than willing to exchange any item that is not cooked to your liking. We will relay your comments to our chef at Shawnee. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipJohnC
Kansas City
26 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was prepared very nicely. We had the dinner for two. We shared an appetizer and each of us got our own salad and entrée and then split a dessert. The carrot cake dessert was one of the best carrot cakes I’ve ever had.

Will be going back soon.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 17, 2021

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Dinner for Two! We look forward to your next visit to our Shawnee location. Take care!

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JefferyR
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Made reservations online for 6:45 Friday and got right in. Reception staff was great. Waiter was there right away to take drink order. Waiter got our orders quickly. Salads were timely and fresh. Main course took awhile to get get to the table but everyone got what they ordered, and everyone enjoyed the meal.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 17, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments from your recent visit! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 17, 2021

We are glad we could help! Thank you for your great review.

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LoveRuthsChris1
Kansas City
30 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just left work and didn’t feel like cooking something at home. Thought we’d talk advantage of the Monday specials

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are happy to hear you chose Hereford House for dinner! We hope to see you at our Shawnee location again soon.

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MicheleA
Kansas City
12 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

My daughter ordered the cilantro lime rice but something was definitely off. The waiter quickly retrieved some fries for her so she was happy. We did end up telling the manager that it was not cilantro lime rice and that it had a fennel (black licorice) taste. He said he would go to the kitchen and taste it right away so hopefully that got fixed before anyone else ordered it. Everything else was great!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your feedback from your recent visit. We are disappointed to hear your Cilantro-Lime Rice was not up to the standards we strive to provide. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee! We hope to be of service to you again soon.

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JaneP
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easy to make reservation. Our table was ready when we arrived. Our food was delicious and hot.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Until next time.

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Deedan
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day! Thank you Hereford House 👏👏👏👏

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 10, 2021

We are so happy to hear you chose Hereford House for your Mother's Day celebration! Thank you for your wonderful review. Take care!

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Anne
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Best steakhouse around. However, the service on a Saturday night was poor. Took 20 minutes to get our drinks.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your positive feedback. It's upsetting to hear you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide. We will relay your comments to our team at Shawnee to improve. We hope to be of service to you again soon!

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DaveP
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience4

For the price, you can get a much better steak at other nearby restaurants. The service was slow. Upon entering the restaurant, the host was very unpleasant and rude. I put my hand on the host stand and he snapped at me “Don’t put your hands up here”. Two meals and a few cocktails, $120 later, it wasn’t worth the trip. We won’t be back.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear you are not completely satisfied with your recent dining experience. We strive to provide top-notch quality and service and 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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CathyS
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I asked to be seated outside if the weather was favorable - and it was. Our Waiter was smiling and kind. Our food was served in a comfortable amount of time and was warm and tasty. Always enjoy eating at Hereford House.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you at our Shawnee location again soon! Take care.

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GingerM
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

This was our second time of eating there first time was perfect, food was cooked perfect, second time steak was not cooked correctly, but service was great

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for your honest feedback from your recent visit. We are always more than willing to exchange any food item that is not cooked to your liking. We hope you can give us another chance in the future!

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TravisF
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The waiter was very good. He was very quick and accurate.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 7, 2021

Thank you for your kind comments! We're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your dining experience. Have a great day!

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vipLuv2eat
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The steaks were done to perfection - Our waiter was very patient with us even when I changed one of my side dishes after he had already put in my order.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 7, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did! We're so happy we were able to help you out. We hope to see you again soon!

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KentS
Kansas City
16 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a good meal and good service! Our favorite place to go!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 3, 2021

We are so happy to hear Hereford House is your go-to restaurant! We look forward to your next visit. Have a wonderful day!

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vipDQ50
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mark and his team provided excellent food and service!!

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on May 3, 2021

Thank you for your great review! We are more than happy to relay your comments to Mark and the rest of our team. We look forward to your next visit!

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vipRexJ
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on April 30, 2021

We are so happy to hear you chose Hereford House for your anniversary celebration. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Nancy
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server & service was outstanding. We went early so they weren’t crowded or noisy.

Hereford House - Shawnee
Responded on April 30, 2021

Thank you for your positive review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We look forward to your next visit to our Shawnee location.

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FAQs

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

Hereford House - Shawnee is rated 4.5 stars by 1900 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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