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Golden Ox Restaurant and Lounge - CLOSED

1600 Genessee St, Ste 225, Kansas City, MO 64102-1039
+1 816-842-2866
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
5 May 2016
“The Original Stockyards Restaurant”
14 Jan 2016
“Great steaks. Glad to see it opening back up!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Genessee St, Ste 225, Kansas City, MO 64102-1039
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11 - 20 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2014

I've never written a review before but was so utterly disappointed I have to let people know. Got Tbone. ordered medium, got rare and cold!! nice steak knives they have. Still couldn't cut through the grizzle and silver skin left by the meat cutter. 10...More

Thank Aaronality
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We were attending a conference in Kansas City and I searched Google for a restaurant recommendation. The Golden Ox caught my eye. After an odd cab ride to the Old Stockyards where they hold an annual BBQ competition, we came upon the Golden Ox. The...More

1  Thank Food E
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We are Kansas City natives and should have known better when some friends from out of town insisted we eat here because they wanted an authentic Kansas City steakhouse. The old black vinyl chairs, waiters in cowboy hats and 1970's decor should have tipped us...More

Thank NatalieKansasCity
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is not Morton's, Ruth Cris, Flemmings, etc. It is located where the KC stockyards were and the restaurant retains the historic ambience. Western saddles, pictures and hospitality. The chef cooks the steaks over an open fire charcoal put, giving a strong (which we love)...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I remember 3 steaks in my life to date. The last one, the worst one, and the steak I had at Golden Ox (the Best one)

1  Thank RMM323
Reviewed 4 July 2014

The Golden Ox is definitely a KC icon- very old-school with dark interior and leather booths. It feels a bit like you've travelled back in time when you walk in.The food is great, though a bit pricey for what you are served. Open grill -...More

1  Thank Robin J
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The Golden Ox is a relic. The place is old, run down, and tired. Maybe 40 years ago this was a hot spot but now it is slightly embarrassing. They should know when to quit. When I had lunch here recently the only people there...More

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Best Steaks in KC! Love the old Stockyards "feel" to this place. Service is excellent and the garden salad and grilled Asparagas was superb!

1  Thank Cy2015
Reviewed 8 June 2014

65-year old steakhouse in what once was the Kansas City stockyards. Situated in the old Stockyard Exchange Building, you get a sense of how large an operation it once was. The restaurant is very large and rustic. The meat dishes were outstanding, but fish dishes...More

Reviewed 8 May 2014

My wife and I wanted to see some KC history, so went to Golden Ox. It was a museum and we enjoyed the info. Unfortunately, everything else is "museum:" The interior is 'tired', our food needed sauce, because it was 'tired;' my gosh, even the...More

Thank icoachu
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Genessee St, Ste 225, Kansas City, MO 64102-1039
  • Public Transportation: The Twelfth Street Bus has a stop directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-842-2866
  • E-mail
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