Thanks to fire, humankind has been able to produce dazzling halftime football shows, eye-catching bartender tricks, and steaks. Feast on the flame's crowning achievement with today’s Groupon. For $12, you get $25 worth of casual steakhouse fare at Dan’s Longbranch Steakhouse in Overland Park.
Featuring charming, saloon-style décor doused in lustrous wood furnishings and accented with Western touches such as raucous brawls accompanied by frenetic piano music, Dan’s Longbranch Steakhouse lures patrons into its indoor dining area and spacious outdoor patio with friendly service and plenty of horse parking. The menu is stocked with tantalizing offerings that can be enjoyed after a long day at work or as a pit stop on the Oregon Trail. Starter bites like onion straws ($6.99) and frickles (fried pickles, $6.99) tame the taste buds before lassoing them with Dan's celebrated steaks. The richly marbled 10-ounce rib eye ($15.99), tender 10-ounce filet mignon ($24.99), 12-ounce Kansas City strip steak ($21.99), and more are all grain fed, aged, cut thick, and served with toast and a famous monster twice-baked potato or side. If you prefer slightly less red meat (which in the Old West was considered being a vegetarian), sandwiches such as the Cowboy Philly Steak ($8.99) and Walt’s Pork Tenderloin ($7.99), or burgers like the super-hot Smokin' Gun Burger with pepperjack and jalapeños ($7.99), make tasty, hand-grabbable selections. While waiting for their meat 'n' eat, diners can shoot some pool while fantasizing about traveling the West as a laconic pool shark accompanied by a cartoon-shark sidekick who plays drums.
After 29 years in business, the folks behind Dan’s Longbranch Steakhouse are still slinging aged steaks and quality sandwiches with smile-inducing gusto. Bring along three friends and you can combine two Groupons for $50 worth of carnivorous consumption. Reservations are recommended, so brand it into the backside of a steer and stampede it through Dan's Longbranch Steakhouse.