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Bristol Seafood + Steak + Social

4.5
4.5
5641 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
With an indulgent menu focused on superior quality seafood, Bristol Seafood Grill crafts its dishes with exacting standards & pampers its guests in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring a generous cellar selection & creative ocean fare cuisine, Bristol Seafood Grill delivers culinary excellence at a surprising value. Open for lunch ($12 - $25) & dinner ($15-$35). Parking is available in the Power and Light Parking Garage off 13rd and Walnut with complimentary 3 hour validation with a parking ticket. Power and Light also offers Valet Parking in front of our restaurant Tuesday- Saturday from 4pm-close.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 41 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, American

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Phone number

    (816) 448-6007

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    "Upscale restaurant serving steak, market-fresh seafood & wine in a chic, contemporary setting. "

  • Private party contact

    our Private Dining Coordinator: (816) 448-6007

  • Neighbourhood

    KC Power & Light District

  • Cross Street

    Between Main & Walnut

  • Parking Details

    Valet

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 5,641 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waitress was excellent and so was the food. Would happily return.

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  2. EVANB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was an excellent place for a formal date or a more laid back one due to a great atmosphere. The service was fantastic, if you go ask for Travis!

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  3. MichaelL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food & service was excellent. We requested Adrienne as our server and she didn’t disappoint. It was our first visit as we celebrated my wife’s birthday. The atmosphere was excellent as well. We will definitely be back and look for Adrienne on our next visit as well.

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  4. DawnD

    Seattle

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal and experience, would definitely return! Our server Claire was fantastic, made our evening very enjoyable! The biscuits were the best, just like grandma’s, made me happy eating them! We both had KC Strip, was great meal. Ended with the carrot cake that was delicious! Great evening, thanks so much Claire and the entire Bristol team!

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  5. MyliciaG

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Our food was cold once we told them all they did was warm it bring it back out

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  6. PhilM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great service, delicious food, pleasant atmosphere.

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  7. ToniJ

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An awesome place to celebrate your birthday! The food was amazingly delicious!

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  8. SteveC

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Reservations were honored on time. Service was exceptional. Steaks were tender and flavorful, and the swordfish, risotto and asparagus were cooked properly. I would definitely return.

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  9. Cynthia

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ate at The Bristol for our first date in 1990. For every important family celebration, we choose The Bristol. Celebrating our 32nd anniversary was here last weekend. Everything here is top notch!

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  10. JoeR

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had drinks and ate on the outside patio. Everything was fantastic and it's a great place to people watch.

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  11. GinaG

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious ! Steaks cooked perfectly. Lobster Mac and Cheese was scrumptious. Drop biscuits yum! Great service !

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  12. JeffL

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2023

    overall3food2service3ambience5
    Not our best experience based on how much you spend here. Asked for Medium cooked steaks. All of them came out well done….no pink. They recooked my filet and it came out well done again. Asked for biscuits before dinner 3 different times before we saw one. I understand service these days is not as good as pre Covid but this was ridiculous coming from a high end establishment.

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  13. JohnW

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great setting with a great atmosphere. Food was delicious and the service was top notch. Bristol is a KC staple, and never disappoints.

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  14. Hum12

    Kansas City

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Usual outstanding dinner at the Bristol. What made it special this time was the softshell crab that was first offered on Friday night. It was a delicious treat since it is available for only a short period of time. It was an ample serving of two crabs served over a base of mushrooms, scallion, capers, and fennel.

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  15. Lynn

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Really enjoyed our visit. Will be coming back with friends!

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  16. mickm

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    Disappointed at being sat at the bar for celebration and reservation. Sam and crew serving were great, but lobster was overcooked and sampler plate including crab cakes were not as good as used to be.

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  17. MeganL

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a wonderful dinner of swordfish with orzo rice and veggies and the mixed seafood grill with mashed potatoes with asparagus. And of course, you must have their delicious biscuits and butter that are the bomb! Our server was very good as well! We will definitely be back.

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  18. SherylB

    Kansas City

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Our table top was sticky but appeared clean. Our waiter and service were impeccable. Our food was very tasty but the steaks a little over cooked. We enjoyed the overall dining experience, however, a little pricey when all was said and done.

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  19. Delia

    New Orleans

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat on the patio and it was lovely. Our waiter was really attentive and kind. He made our experience especially nice on Mothers Day. Thank you. The charred tuna is really good and the second time I’ve ordered it. The accompanying asparagus potato hash with a light Bernaise sauce was tasty too. The crab cakes were good but a little fishy tasting. The carrot cake was an enormous piece and we ate every delicious bite! I will be back for the tuna!

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. People were excellent and food was better. The Maple Salmon was amazing the the 8oz fillet was superb.

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  21. abread24

    Kansas City

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service and food was spot on as usual. Love this place! Would recommend it to anyone.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Kalie our server was great and cheerful. The food was awesome and was impressed by the puréed mash potatoes that was very low sodium and I have to watch my sodium intake. Not a fan of the lack of parking and disabled parking. My aging parents and myself are disabled and the high curb is a problem when using the valet parking.

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  23. DouglasW

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Overall experience was good but tables were tacky & sticky? The oak tables are needing refinished. First thing you notice when being seated which my wife was disgusted.

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  24. evangelinew

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    We come to Bristol every year from Iowa for Mothers Day and every year the service gets worst. I order the the three course menu, the server didn’t ask for my sides at all. I had to call him back and re-order. I think he had to re-enter all of our food. It took about an hour to get our main course. Then he forgot our desserts and brought the check. He never asked if we wanted anything else to drink. We had to ask for our desserts and boxes for them since we had been there for over 2 hours with four kids. When he brought our check, it was completely wrong. He charged us for double meals and put on a additonal people , which was super weird. Not one time did a manager come over to check on it, our bill was over $400 and it was the worst service.

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  25. ChrisF

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2023

    overall1food5service5ambience5
    Food was awesome services was awesome Noise level loud we heard everyone’s conversation And the water wich we never Oder but is always put out was charged for it. 30.00 for two waters is ridiculous

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  26. Elfman1205

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Taryn (hopefully I spelled that right) was an amazing server!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Palm Springs

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The hostess was very friendly and patient when my FIL requested a new table. Our server Devin was very nice and professional, the food was amazing. Fantastic lobster bisque and crab cakes!

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  28. WineDine

    Exclusive

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    The service, the ambience, and the food was terrible. The bartender ate her/his dinner at the bar in front of diners. There were maybe 8 customers in the entire restaurant, and it took FOREVER to get service. We were offered a warm biscuit before our entire party arrived. Server said I’ll be back when they are here so the biscuits are warm. Never showed up again. Then, the staff gathered to talk about and order their personal meals for the evening for about 20 minutes behind the bar while patrons waited for drinks and service. One of our meals was the halibut. We specifically asked “is the fish fresh and grilled but not breaded?” The server said “oh yes!” The halibut resembled a Gorton’s Fisherman frozen piece of breaded, hard, overcooked, cardboard fish smelling food. The shrimp scampi required a chainsaw to cut. Additionally, there was a sign that said, valet parking, however, the sign pushed up against the building, said no valet. So we sat there and waited for valet until we happen to noticed the NO VALET sign pushed against the building.  I would predict the place will be closed within nine months.  one last note, at one point the lights were shut off in the middle of the restaurant, and it was the middle of the day during normal business hours because there was no one there. It was weird. I would tell you to never enter this building.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We ordered the Center cut filet mignon and the grilled Hawaiian salmon and it was some of, if not, the best food we’ve had. The steak was cooked perfectly and the glace on the salmon was amazing. The waiter was very helpful and we would definitely recommend this place and are hoping to come back again.

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  30. Jmnuss

    Kansas City

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2023

    overall2food4service5ambience5
    Tables were sticky, as in there was a noticeable “pop” when lifting plates or glasses. Waited forever to get biscuits. Server was attentive and did a great job.

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  31. MelodyR

    Tampa

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food and service. Great place to eat before the show at Music Hall! We will definitely return!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    To noisy inside to carry on a conversation. Everything else was fine but the noise level was so high it ruined any chance of a romantic dinner.

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  33. BrentB

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2023

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Bristol used to be one of my favorite places. It seems to have become very average. My swordfish and my wife’s were both overcooked service was not good. My water glass did not get filled up the entire night. Speed of service was good. It wasn’t the a great overall experience I expect from Bristol.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything we had was amazing. I really enjoyed dinner here. Ant, our waiter, was the most personable guy I’ve ever met. Excellent wine selection, swordfish was immaculate. 10/10

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  35. RuthW

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great evening at the Bristol! It was busy as there were two events in town, but it was well staffed! Our waitress, Brooke did an amazing job! She was very knowledgeable about both the food and drink menus!

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  36. JerradP

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2023

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    Got raw undercooked shrimp with the sampler platter

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  37. RogerG

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Good service. Food was overpriced for the quality.

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  38. MichaelM

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 29, 2023

    overall1food2service1ambience3
    This came down to service. Our last visit was special, and we were made to feel that way. From the moment we came in, throughout the meal and dessert. It was fantastic. This restaurant was easily in our top 5 experiences. This visit was not that experience and didn't come close. This time our server checked for drinks and got one wrong, then took the meal order and left. We didn't see him at our table again until the meal was over and he asked about dessert. He appeared to have one other table which he stayed at the entire time we ate. No exaggeration, he stood at that table, served wine, talked, etc. for over 20 minutes. Other staff brought our food and cleaned up. There was no follow up to see if we would like another drink or another cocktail. After that it just felt as if this were another fast food joint. The table was sticky, the pasta bland and the shrimp and scallops super charred. All of that I think would have been ignored or fine if someone would have asked or cared to check up. A drink and a plate are not worth 150-some dollars. Coming to KC and the PL district is usually a special occasion for my wife and I. I really don't know that we'll visit again vs. just trying our luck at another place.

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  39. RickM

    Palm Springs

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 28, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely lunch and we were early enough to avoid the NFL Draft patrons!! This is a must if you visit Kansas City, MO.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2023

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    Steaks were not cooked correctly, sides were cold and waitress was rude.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Bristol Seafood + Steak + Social offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (816) 448-6007.

Bristol Seafood + Steak + Social is rated 4.5 stars by 5641 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 41 times today
Google Map for Bristol Seafood + Steak + Social

51 East 14th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Between Main & Walnut

  • Neighbourhood

    KC Power & Light District

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Valet

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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