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Red Onion Cafe

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203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
417-623-1004
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 165
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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere. Great food.

Various meal options, all with a high-end restaurant feel, yet priced right. Hands-down best house dressing- sweet Italian type- can't go without trying it. Restaurant is great for date night, lunch/dinner with friends/couples, or family. A sandwich, salad, soup version of the restaurant is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Callie L
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Joplin, Missouri, United States
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Joplin, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Various meal options, all with a high-end restaurant feel, yet priced right. Hands-down best house dressing- sweet Italian type- can't go without trying it. Restaurant is great for date night, lunch/dinner with friends/couples, or family. A sandwich, salad, soup version of the restaurant is available on 32nd street, as well, for quick lunches.

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Joplin, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have eaten at Red Onion Cafe in downtown Joplin several times over the past few years. We are always impressed with their service, food selections, and prices. Our waitresses have always worked hard to meet our special needs regarding food allergies. We plan on having many more meals at this location.

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Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is consistently good. The service is usually good but our experience was not as good this time. Not bad enough to keep us from coming back but it put a damper on our 80th birthday celebration.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited as a large group for business. Service was great, food was average. I had the fried chicken salad and strawberry lemonade. I was expecting something worth writing home about but sad to say I didn't have that experience.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Best restaurant around. We went for lunch and i had the coconut fried chicken dinner & the wife had the downtown grilled chicken of which both were great. The atmosphere was good & the waitress was excellent concerning they had an unexpected large church group. Very impressed & will return 4 sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have ate here many times. I love it! I recently introduce my husband to this place and he loves it as well! This is one of my favorite restaurants in town. I work at a hotel so this is one of the first recommendations I give to my guests. I love the house dressing. The loaded potato soup and... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I love coming here! The staff is excellent and the food is always great! Never had a bad experience. Prices are reasonable and great atmosphere!

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Streator, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Omg this is a really awesome place to eat at. It is elegant and really good food. Although we only went there for the french onion soup it was amazing. And of course we had dessert. We had the raspberry cheesecake and the chocolate truffles cake. Don't remember if that is privileged be exact names of the desserts but they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I have been to this restaurant and I really can't think of a time where the meal wasn't exactly as advertised. They make a great salad, soup, and sandwich, they are creative with their specials and their chicken dip is a must have. In addition, the service has always been terrific for me which might be why I keep going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good, fresh food. They typically have a daily special. And if you have any questions about the menu they will be glad to help. They have awesome bread!! I had a salad this time and it was very fresh.

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Additional Information about Red Onion Cafe

Address: 203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
Phone Number: 417-623-1004
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: 417-623-1004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?