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203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
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Ranked #3 of 196 Restaurants in Joplin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Fayette, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

My husband is an extremist when it comes to how food tastes, and he has eaten here many times while traveling for business. We came through on a pleasure trip and he couldn't wait to take me to what he calls "the standard for 5 star restaurants without getting snooty". I was not disappointed . Loved the atmosphere, the service,... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Very Consistant. We have eaten in the restaurant and we have used them for catering too. Very good portions, good quality. It's a popular place, so do not expect to get in quickly if it's during a busy time. However, you will be pleased. I've eaten probably over 50% of what they offer and have never been disappointed. I like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing! Fine dining beyond our expectations! On a cross-country trip and found this hidden gem on Trip Advisor! Loved the Smoked Chicken Dip, Metro Steak & limoncello mascarpone cake!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

First visit to this restaurant. Great atmosphere. Food was really good. I ordered desert (Italian creme cake) to my surprise the cake was warmed before they served it. Same thing I would do if I was eating it at home. Good job!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have been here six or seven times and it has become my favourite restaurant in Joplin. I have been here with many different people (who all travel for a living) and it seems everybody is impressed. Atmosphere is cozy and relaxing, the food is consistently great, and the service is always impeccable, all in all a fantastic place! (I... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Everything was excellent, menu, service, food and drink!!! enjoyed our time there!!! Will return many times!!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My wife and I moved to this area about 3 months ago and had heard of this cafe being good, but we're most than pleased about our experience there a few weeks ago on our first visit. We took our Son and Grandson, who were in town for the holidays. We all were very happy with our meals and service.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We dined here in October on our way back to Illinois from New Mexico. Picked here due to Trip Advisor ratings. I forgot to write a review when were returned home, but better late than never. I don't know about any of their other locations, but this one was unforgettable. There was a festival going on downtown when we arrived... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Ate here on the way to Kansas City. Will come back here again and again. Service was quick, food and desserts were great.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We were traveling across country and looking for a place to get a bite to eat. I read the reviews of the Red Onion on trip advisor, so we decided to give it a try. At first, we drove past it, since it isn't very impressive from the outside, but we made our way back with the help of our... More 

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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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