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Broadway Oyster Bar

736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602 (Downtown)
314-621-8811
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Ranked #9 of 2,556 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bonne Terre, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The Broadway Oyster Bar is a St. Louis institution, it is a gritty operation just a couple of blocks South of Busch Stadium. The BOB has a large menu offering oysters, crayfish, crab, and fish in any number of combinations and styles. Every dish I have ordered has been consistently well prepared and excellent in taste. The staff is attentive... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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125 reviews 125 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I went there mainly to check out some live blues music, but the group was not a blues band. Nonetheless, the food was excellent, with an emphasis on seafood (obviously). I had the day's special - mahi mahi with crab legs. Excellent!

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review. We are extremely happy that you found our seafood to be excellent. We never get tired of hearing kind words from our guests. We feature live music 7 nights per week and twice a day Thursday through Sunday but it is not always blues. We offer everything from rock, funk, bluegrass, blues and even zydeco.... More 

Kirkwood, Missouri
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Saturday night in downtown St. Louis. The Oyster Bar is one of the few jammed places, long wait for a table... but worth it. My wife and I found a couple bar stools inside and enjoyed fresh-shucked oysters (I had more than a dozen) and she had a crawfish dish. Delicious, to say the least. Good choice of draft beers.... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

As my friends in New Orleans would say, "yeah, you right". Thanks for the terrific review. It is rocking here on most weekends and I am very happy that you found a spot and enjoyed your visit with us. A "party with friends" is always our goal and we are thrilled that we achieved our goal with your visit. We... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great prices, great staff, great food. Always!! We drive about 40 minutes just to eat here. I have never had a bad meal or bad service. My favorite time to come is summer with the outside dining.

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. We are truly honored that you drive 40 minutes on a regular basis just to eat with us. We are so happy that you enjoy the seafood and the staff as much as you do as well. Thanks again and we will look forward to many visits in the future. John More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I've never had a dish here that wasn't wonderful. I'm a big fan of crawfish so I usually order the crawfish enchiladas, étouffée, or crawfish mac and cheese, but the crawfish bisque is a must for the appetizer. Eclectic atmosphere makes it a great place to take out-of-town visitors. Can be VERY busy on game days, so to avoid crowds... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the terrific review and good advise about being busy on Cardinals game days. It is busy and crowded but a lot of fun. We are very glad you are a big crawfish fan and so are we. Keep us in mind this spring when we will be hosting about 3 weekends of Louisiana style crawfish boils and... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Never in my life have I been treated so rudely by the "executive manager" of any restaurant. My group of 4 walked in and were told a 30-minute wait. Over an hour later, groups were fighting over tables! When a person in my group complained, the manager was rude and told us that if we didn't like it, we could... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

As you can see, I read and respond to every review we receive, both good and bad. When we receive a bad review based on a miss on our part regarding food or service, I apologize to our guest and do what I can to make it right. I will not be doing that for this review. For the record,... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

very eclectic restaurant. I have not had anything here that wasn't good. Save room for dessert because the bread pudding is wonderful. They do not make it till you order it, but it is definitely worth the wait. At first glance you may think that they are over priced for the look of the place, but everything is great tasting... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the tremendous review. We are ecstatic to hear that we are one of your favorite restaurants of all time. Who in the restaurant business can ask for anything more? We are excited to hear that you have never had anything to eat here that you did not enjoy. That is awesome. Thanks again and we look forward... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We've always found some of the best places aren't always in areas of town that look the best. That never bothered us. We visit Broadway probably once every few months because it's a great place to get oysters. They also have a good selection of beverages and cajun food. It's around the block from Busch Stadium so if you don't... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and a special thanks for being a regular here at BOB. We are very happy that you come in to enjoy oysters, beverages and our complete menu of Cajun, Creole and Seafood. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to seeing you many times in the future. John More 

Lincoln, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

First, eat outside if the weather is warm, if the weather is cold, eat inside, but if it's too packed inside, make sure your feet are by a heater in the beer garden. They do enclose the beer garden in the winter but not enough to keep you truly warm. SO, wear a warm coat!! If you are going on... More 

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the outstanding and very comprehensive review. Many of the points you bring up are right on the mark. The title of your review says a lot to us, "good times and good food". We have live music, great food and upbeat service all in an effort to make sure you have a great, fun experience. We are... More 

Helena, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My boyfriend took me here today. One of the best flavor in food I have tasted!!! The service was super! Wish there was a place like this near Birmingham Alabama where I live. Can't wait to come back again.

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the fabulous review and all of the love. We are so happy you had a great time. Our goal is to provide flavorful food and fast and friendly service in a fun, party atmosphere. Sounds like we were pretty successful with you! Thanks again and we look forward to your return. John More 

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Additional Information about Broadway Oyster Bar

Address: 736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
Phone Number: 314-621-8811
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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