About Hereford House - Zona Rosa

Hereford House is one of the finest steakhouses in the United States. The Hereford House provides incredible food at reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere.

8661 North Stoddard Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 11:00am-3:00pm
Saturday: 12:00-3:00pm

Happy Hour:
Sunday:All Day (Happy Hour not available on Sunday Holidays)
Monday-Saturday: 3:00-6:00 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9:00 pm to close

Dinner:
Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm
Monday-Thursday: 3:00pm-10:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 3:00pm-10:00pm

Cross Street:
I-29 & Barry Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(816) 584-9000

Website:
http://www.herefordhouse.com/

Catering:
Catering is available, please call Lauren Pope Myrseth at 816-584-9000 for further details.

Parking Details:
Metered street parking is available in the area . A free public parking lot is also available within one block.

Executive Chef:
Chris Jarred

Private Party Facilities:
Hereford House - Zona Rosa can accommodate parties of 6 to 60 guests in any of 3 private dining rooms.

Private Party Contact:
Dustin Copp: (816) 584-9000

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Lover's Sundays
25% off select wines

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Hereford House - Zona Rosa Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

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3.8

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80% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (23)
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Good for Birthdays (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Business Meals (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Romantic (11)
Casual (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Authentic (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Cozy (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Fun (4)
Seasonal (4)
People Watching (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Happy Hour (3)
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Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 hours ago

Our server was fantastic! The food was excellent but a little pricey.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

The food was hot and delicious. The food arrived at the table quick and the server was attentive.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fun, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 5 days ago

Very lackluster dining experience at best. Wait staff not overly pleasant or attentive. Very disappointed in the quality of the steaks we had as well the degree to which they were cooked. Having dined here previously we were sorely disappointed particularly for the prices charged. Have no problem paying a premium for a exceptional meal with excellent service however this was not the case on this particular evening. Sad to say but would be hard pressed to recommend.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined 5 days ago

Best beef my wife and I have had in a long time! Laney our waitress was great!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

We celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary with an excellent dinner there and it was fantastic. Our waiter Nigel was very friendly and very professional.

Tags: Fun, Romantic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 6, 2017

The bone in rib eye was very tough but the regular ribeye was amazing. Excellent bearnaise sauce. Waiter had trouble remembering our request. But would still recommend this restaurant to anyone

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Business Meals, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Cold food steaks like bonanza to expensive for poor quality.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Had reservations and was sat in noisy bar. Service and food were excellent.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Pricey but good steaks. Good service. Quick seatiing with reservations. Nice to see the Zona lights. Please put more than a dab of sour cream and butter on potato.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

We noted on our reservation it was out 20th anniversary. NO ONE mentioned it. The meal was amazing !

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Getting steaks cooked to order is crtical at a steak house! They failed.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Service and food were great! A little pricey but totally worth a good dinner!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Hereford House is one of our favorite restaurants and great food and service.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Both food and service were good as usual!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had an excellent time there. The food was fantastic and the service was great.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We always enjoy Hereford House and the exceptional service, food and friendly greetings. One of our favorite restaurants that we visit monthly...

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

My wife and I went there for a date night. We've dined there before and as always the service and food were exception. We had the 12oz sirloin steak with their mash potatoes, seafood chowder, and a warm and delightful peach cobbler. Our server Linda was top notch, she was helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. This will be our go to place for a fine steak dinner in K.C.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Paleo Friendly, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Casual, Authentic
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Disappointing and not as good as I remember from 2 years ago. Filet tasted smoked., but otherwise flavorless I

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I don't think the food quality matches the price. In a city known for BBQ, the ribs tasted of liquid smoke and store-bought BBQ sauce.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I have always wanted to visit the famous steak house of KC, and in my opinion there was really nothing way wrong about the place except I am just as satisfied at a Texas Road House or any other national chain for WAY LESS $$$$. There were 2 of us, small bar tab, prime rib, which didn’t even include a salad, shrimp cocktail of 6 pieces the size of , well, let’s just say SMALL! We tip very generously and the total was $210.00!!!!! Will never be back, but I can say I ate the famous KC steak house:( REDIC! Same meal at others would’ve been $75 TOPS!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great experience. We sat in the bar and had Brian as a server. He was excellent helping us make decisions from the menu and choosing add ons. The food was great as usual and the price can’t be beat.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I took my sister and brother-in-law out for Veterans Day. The service was the most outstanding I have had and out server made the evening so enjoyable.
The food was also delicious, the perfect steak, tender and juicy, and I will only order twice baked potatoes Forever more!!!
It was a spectacular evening!! Thank you!

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Cozy, Seasonal, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We went there for lunch earlier in the week and it was great, so we went back for dinner on Friday night. On Friday night, my dates chicken fried steak had very little meat, potatoes were cold, and green bean were raw. My medium well strip was more like medium, that was okay. But this was one of the toughest steaks I have ever eaten, a lot of grissel as well. I've had much better steak with cheaper cuts. My potatoes were cold as well. Seated next to the kitchen, pots and pans are one thing, arguing staff another. Very unprofessional.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great steaks and sides. Steak soup not so great. Friendly service, but a little slow.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

We enjoyed our 1st experience there. We heard that the best steaks are served here. I have to say ours was good but not the best I have had, especially for the price of the steak. We both ordered ours medium well and they both came out well done..
Wish the server would have told us about the seasoning that could have been added as the steak had no flavor to it the way it came.
The loaded baked potato, salad was good and the dessert was Wonderful...

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Great place for celebrating a special occasion as we did. Without asking, we were ushered into the "private" room where conversation was much easier and we were made to feel very special. Food and service was, as always, excellent.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

The service was excellent, my husband ordered prime rib, medium rare. Was served medium well. Server never noticed, however when brought to the manager's attention, she brought out another one right away and it was fine. When having dessert, my husband found a brissel in our cobbler. Apparently came from a pastry brush. Sure hope they tossed it. Dessert was comped and we got free dessert to take home, so all in all was a good dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 29, 2017

One of the best services we have ever received and the food is always delicious!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Steaks are great and the service was outstanding! I dined twice here during my week in Kansas City and is located near lots of shopping. Bonus!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Steaks and sides were bland. I did it feel like the quality and taste of the steaks met the price paid

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was the first time I had visited this chain. It was overpriced for what you get. No better than a Longhorn Steakhouse. Would not recommend because the price is not worth what you get.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Met two Associates for a business meal. Restaurant was busy for a weds evening so I take that as a good sign.

Server was attentive and got the orders processed promptly but didn't really have much to say about the menu - 'everything was good' and couldn't explain why the house steak was good enough to be their feature item on the menu.

Ordered a couple of apps between three - very small portions but tasted ok.

My friends ordered a salad and that came through fine but was then followed by the entrees less than a minute afterwards!

The entrees were good but nothing special and overall thought that the restaurant was over-priced for the quality of food, service and portion size that they deliver.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Hostess was a little rude and snobbish, the young woman who was checking us in was nice and was asking if we wanted a booth or a table and before we could answer the one seating us just interupted her and said follow me, sat us at a booth and before I could ask for a table she walked off.
The steaks and sides had seasoning or flavor, our waitor was great.
This was our 16th Anniversary and it kind of ruined part of our night.
Reached out to the resturant directly but they never responded.
Will not go back to this location

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Went on a Saturday night with family to celebrate a birthday. The food was good but one steak ordered medium rare was delivered very rare and one salad was late getting to the table. We always enjoy the food and atmosphere at Hereford House but the service was poor and our server was not attentive.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great service by Jake!!! Awesome food.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Manager Nick took great care of us even giving us a great deal on a nice bottle of wine. We’ll be back!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 11, 2017

This was a disappointing experience. Our poor server who was sweet could not overcome a lazy bartender and cook. She was tipped well despite their extremely low performance, and a manager who never came to check on us.
The bartender could not make a Manhattan nor even a neat bourbon. I ordered my steak medium and it came well done. My new steak arrived after everyone at the table had finished their meal. We were offered free dessert, but it didn’t make up for an over cooked steak and over all lack of attention to detail.

The veggies are cooked w tons of butter.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was fine and flavorful, but the main criticism I have is that the large rib eye steak I received , although cooked fine, was 1/2 grissle and fat. Not even close to being worth the extra price I paid for it, compared to other steak houses. Everything else was good. Be careful of the cuts of meat you put on the grill.

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Casual
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

the food was delicious and the service was great, The steak was very good and I would definitley go again

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

It was a very nice meal with a great waitress. Steak was cooked perfectly.

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