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Pierpont's at Union Station

4.4
2685 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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  • Special Occasion
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Pierpont's at Union Station has been providing food and service as memorable as the historic setting since its inception in 1999. Named for railroad baron J.P. (Pierpont) Morgan, Pierpont's serves perfectly aged prime steaks and fresh seafood arriving daily. To complement your culinary selections, we maintain an extensive wine list featuring bottles from all over the globe, as well as, boast a gorgeous two-story bar equipped with a rolling library ladder.

Our Private Dining Rooms--located in the Wine Cellar, along with the Pierpont's Loft on the second floor overlooking Grand Hall, offer more intimate settings for groups of six to sixty. They are perfect for business or entertaining guests and each room is individually decorated, offering an exceptional place to celebrate a special occasion, close the deal, or have a gathering with friends.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Dinner:
Monday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Happy Hour:
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday: 11:00am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Phone number
(816) 221-5111
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Matt Barnes
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Catering
Pierponts at Unnion Station has had the honor of hosting many special events since opening in 1999. With a devoted serving staff and culinary team, you can be sure your event will be in the hands of professionals. Please contact us at 816-221-5111 to discuss your special event.

Robbie McGowan - Director of Catering & Private Dining
rmcgowan@pierponts.com

Heather Bud - Catering Manager
hbud@pierponts.com
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Cross street
Main Street
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Parking details
There is parking available in front (south side) of Union Station, which is complimentary after 5:00. There is also a four story parking garage available on the west side of Union Station, which we always validate. There is no valet parking at Union Station. Any other parking questions can be answered at 816-221-5111.
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Special events & promotions
Wine Lover's Sundays
25% off Select Bottles of Wine

Winesday Wednesdays
A few bottle selections are opened from our cellar to be available by the glass, in addition to discounts on the bottle price.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Pierpont's at Union Station can accommodate all your special event needs.

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What 2685 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.6
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great evening. Loved everything

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3.0Dined on May 14, 2018

The service was very good and helpful. We ordered the four course meal with the filet. The cut of meat could have been much more tender. It did not seem to be of the quality of a filet mignon. Otherwise it was great!

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food was absolutely perfect and worth every penny. But the service was very slow and inattentive. But that could be because it was a busy mother's day dinner, so I'll make my final judgement after another experience on a less eventful evening.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

For Mother's Day, I'd almost suggest going elsewhere. At best, the pre-filter plates were average and my party of 6 had all of their pre-filter appetizers, main courses and deserts. I've been here many times and have given 5-star ratings. Not this time for Mother's Day.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day. Excellent menu quality service a great experience!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great Mother’s Day brunch.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I took my parents this past Sunday in order to celebrate Mother's Day. The service was excellent, as was the food, and I have zero complaints. All in all, it was a lovely meal.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

What a wonderful way to celebrate Mother's Day and a Birthday! Absolutely the best experience from the greeting at the door through our meal - from start to finish - perfect! Service was a 10+ - six stars! Yes, it might be a few $'s more than other restaurants but well worth the drive and the extra $'s. We will be returning again and will put this on our calendar for their Easter Sunday Brunch. There were a few children with their families but they were well behaved; and, the old adage of "Children should be seen and not heard" definitely played out on our visit. Delightful experience.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We enjoyed a lovely Mother's Day Brunch at Pierponts. The food is always stellar. While service was attentive, it was very rushed. Plates being picked up before everyone was finished. At $35 a head, this was disappointing. As was being seated in the dark, basement.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Great dining in KC, MO. We celebrated my girlfriend completing her MBA at Univ of St Mary.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

My grilled salmon was perfect but I made the mistake of ordering (roasted?) Brussels sprouts, these came in barely steamed, hard as a rock but with a tasty sprinkling of shaved Parmesan cheese. My two companions had stake and loved it, including the sides of asparagus and mashed potatoes. Due to outside events mostly, the restaurant was quite loud but conversation was possible. Our server was knowledgeable and with a sense of humor, which we appreciated. Overall I like the place for its food, good choice of wine, and fun location.

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Nice atmosphere, fairly quiet and great steaks! It was excellent for our pre-concert dinner.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

We had a great time celebrating our
19th wedding anniversary and my birthday the food and service was great

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Pierpont's is a Kansas City institution-- and with good reason. Fortunately, they don't rest on their laurels, like many now-defunct KC steakhouses. This one is the real deal, and although they're keeping the traditional steakhouse concept alive, it isn't stodgy.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

My girlfriend and I had a good time for our special date night. Our food and service was good. Definitely pricey, so not somewhere we could afford to go often… But the food was excellent.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Very good food, very nice dining and the waiters where wonderful

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

The private room and the service we're exceptionally good.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Very good service and our server was a Gem!!! The ambiance was perfect and the piano player in front --just so special!

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2.0Dined on April 28, 2018

My wife and I 11th year anniversary was the occasion. Our first time visiting and it was the WORST experience we’ve ever had at any restaurant. Nonetheless their won’t be a second visit from us.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Gabriel was great! Food delicious! Birthday celebration

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Old train stations are fast disappearing but the ones that remain are being repurposed into fun gathering spots. Pierponts was bustling when we entered and still going strong when we left, good to see. We chose caviar as an appetizer, just enough for two large servings each, on a tasty toast cracker. We opted for the tasting menu for smaller portions. Our choices included a wild mushroom risotto, cold cactus flower soup, seafood brodetto, greens salad, yellowtail crudo and smoked duck. All were delicious although the salad was very lightly dressed and the duck was more of a Chinese bao, heavy on the bun. We ordered the wine special since the wine list was extensive and we’d still be there if we really studied it. It was good but not memorable.
All told it was a very good meal in a delightful setting. We’d definitely go back when in the area.

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1.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Absolutely terrible, took my wife for our anniversary. We sat down and our waiter did not come to our table for 15 min. Ordered a drink waited another 15 min, then our waiter took our order and after another 20 min wait and I waved him down he said it would be right out. Then he came back 10 min later and said that our appetizer was no longer on the menu. We calculated that we were there for 1.5 hours until our meal came to our table and our steaks were extremely cold. I was going to send it back but our waiter never came back to ask. Finally I got up and gave my card to the first waiter I could find and paid. For spending $250 dollars It was the worst service I have ever experienced .

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2.0Dined on April 22, 2018

For a restaurant at this price point, you would not expect them to fall short in the areas that they did. We had to request bread from our server, as it was not offered as it was with other tables, and later for a spoon that was supposed to come with the dish for one member of our party. The oysters were pathetically small. If they were meant to be, they should be described as petite on the menu. I ordered the special for the evening and it was described as having blue crab and Bearnaise sauce for the steak, which did not arrive with my meal, and our server did not notice. At this point, I just ignored it as a matter of decorum for the sake of the other couple dining with us. My wife had to remind our server to bring her the dessert that she had ordered. Our checks were not split properly and that could have been handled more gracefully. I felt that our server was not professional enough nor had the demeanor for an establishment of this type. The final issue I had is that my bill charged me a dollar more than the drinks that I had ordered than the price listed on the menu. For me, it defined the lack of accuracy exhibited by this establishment. Additionally, I forwarded a copy of my review to the restaurant and and not heard from them.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Whenever I am in Kansas City I try to have a meal here. The Union Station in KC is a destination in and of itself and this restaurant is wonderful, special and worth your time and money.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Really enjoyed Pierpont's from the food to the service, excellent. Especially loved the red wine glasses! Love the Ambiance and love being down at Union Station.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

It was good

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We both did the 3-course small plate tasting and it was wonderful! I got the mussels, salmon, and blonder and was thoroughly impressed with the food, presentation, and service! I’d absolutely come back.

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3.0Dined on April 18, 2018

This was one of the very, very few times that Open Table steered me wrong. Unfortunately, the previous reviews were nothing like our experience. Perhaps Chef was off on Wednesday night...I hope so, because (way) over-cooked scallops, a meager, tepid seafood bordetto, and a “commercial” cinnamon cake desert were nothing close to what we expected, or anything one would recommend. We heard the menu had recently changed, so maybe the transition is still underway... The service (John? Jonathan?) and ambiance were both outstanding, however.

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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Great location in historic Union Station. Classic business meal restaurant leaning towards formal. Nice range of entrees from salads to sandwiches to entrees. The Chef's salad was wonderful and the beef tongue tacos were tasty if a bit on the small side for a lunch. I'll go again.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Anniversary dinner. Outstanding. Courtney, our server, didn’t miss anything. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great restaurant. Professional staff. Excellent food. Quiet atmosphere. All around a wonderful experience.
We would come back here for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We did the four course small plate menu and everything was good. The mushroom risotto was more like a side dish then an appetizer but the flavor was good. The banana bread pudding was good but the sauce was covered up with the liquor they used to flambé it and it tasted to strong of it so I couldn’t eat the sauce.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We were seated directly at our reservation time with no waiting. Our waitress was wonderful with perfect timing the whole visit. Our drinks were kept refilled, and the food was delivered hot and timely. I ordered the tasting menu which had interesting options. One of my choices was the cactus pear soup. I missed the fact it had cucumbers in it which I don't like at all, so I pushed it aside after one taste. The waitress noticed, checked to see it was alright, and when I explained that it was my error, she insisted that they could provide something different, and in the end, provided me with a free dessert to compensate for the dish I didn't eat. I hadn't complained, and it was my responsibility to read the menu, but my server went above and beyond to ensure that I left satisfied and happy with the value and taste of my meal. I will definitely return to this restaurant, it was nice to experience this level of commitment to the customer.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Best rib-eyes ever!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This is one classy restaurant. We can't say enough about it.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Every time i am in Kansas City, i make a point to go Pierpont this will most likely be my last time. My steak was grossly over cooked by the time the waiter came back to see how the diner was the rest of my party was 3/4 finished their meal and the waiter seemed to be completely indifferent to the fact that my steak was so overcooked. He did offer me a free desert but i did not go to the restaurant for desert.

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

A bit pricey for the area

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Well done filet was very undercooked. My husband,s aged steak was full of gristle. We had to move out of our booth in the middle of the meal because the back was broken and the person behind me was hitting my back. During the move my appetizer was not transferred. Worst yet!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We did Friday night with 6:30 reservations. Arrived few minutes before and were seated promptly. We settled on the small plates menu which we had previously enjoyed. Overall, this was the best meal yet. The steaks were done perfectly. Good service. We will return.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

We ate from the Small plates menu & really enjoyed our meals. The food was delicious & as ordered. Our service was good & because it was our anniversary, we were offered dessert "on the house"--very nice touch. Overall a very nice experience.

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