Welcome to Starker’s

Starker’s Restaurant showcases the contemporary American cuisine of chef-owner John McClure. He has proudly continued the 36-year legacy of an establishment known for the highest quality seasonal food, innovative presentations, superb wines and outstanding service, all presented in an intimate, comfortable atmosphere. Chef John began sourcing the freshest ingredients from local area farmers and producers long before it became a trend. His menus reflect dishes from both the restaurant’s illustrious past, and seasonal selections that take advantage of the area’s freshest bounty and chef John’s experiences cooking at one of New Orleans’ most renowned restaurants.

Founded in 1972, Starker’s Restaurant is one of Kansas City’s few privately-owned restaurants on the beautiful Country Club Plaza. In addition to the main dining room,

decorated in an understated country French decor, there are gracious private dining options available for 2 to 80 people. These are perfect for family occasions or celebrations and business dining and receptions. Starker’s offers guests an unmatched dining experience of outstanding contemporary cuisine in an atmosphere of elegance, sophistication and intimacy.

With a current inventory of over 1,600 wine labels, Starker’s has one of the region’s most extensive wine lists. Since 1992, Wine Spectator Magazine has honored the restaurant with some of its most prestigious awards.

Please join Chef John for lunch or dinner at Starker’s He will share with you his lifetime of passion for food and his desire to make every visit to Starker’s Restaurant a memorable one.