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“Quirky place. Great food close to Cards stadium” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Broadway Oyster Bar

Broadway Oyster Bar
736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602 (Downtown)
314-621-8811
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Ranked #9 of 2,590 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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“Quirky place. Great food close to Cards stadium”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

We were able to get a table inside this small place...great since it was pushing 100 on the patio. Food was wonderful. We left stuffed with raw oysters, shrimp and po' boys (which were better than most I've had in NOLA). The ambiance is not for everyone...think dumpy House of Blues but as long as you're in the right mood...it works! Staff was professional.


  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thank you for the great review. Quirky and dumpy are two good words for us! We are happy with those descriptions as long as our customers have a great time and compare us favorably to New Orleans. Mission accomplished and thanks to you. John
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Dallas, Texas
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“chargrilled oysters!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Dropped by for a weekend in St. Louis to catch a Rangers/Cardinals game. Broadway Oyster Bar was the only place on my list to hit and I'm glad I did! It was so good, we came back three times in one weekend. The grilled Dungeness crab was so fresh and delicious. The oyster menu was excellent with your choice of grilled, chargrilled, baked and raw oysters to choose from. The chargrilled was superb!! Makes me hungry just writing the review about it. Definitely will be back for more!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Reviews do not get any better than your's! Three times in one weekend? We are honored. I agree with you about chargrilled oysters. Drago's in New Orleans will go down in history for that invention. Thanks again and delighted you enjoyed your visits here. John
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“Fun people watching.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

In town for business and went here with a group of co-workers. Had a jazz, creole, New Orleans feel to it. Wait staff were all great. The food was tasty and the salads were very well done. Don't worry others had étouffée and other standard dishes and there was not a morsel left. Great for people watching. I think this would be a very fun place to come for dinner or to hear the live music.

Visited July 2013
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thanks for visiting with us on your recent trip. Very happy you enjoyed everything. Come back and next time plan on dinner and live music. That is when we really shine for fun and good food. John
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“Great atmosphere and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Get the chicken grinder and go when it's nice to sit outside on the patio. Been many times before Cards games and its always so much fun. All the foods really good and you actually feel like you're in New Orleans. They give away tickets before each game and even giveaway bottles if water if you want one on the way out. Cajun food and oysters are just as good to get but I usually just keep it simple. Prices are very reasonable as well.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review, August 2, 2013
You are THE MAN! Thanks for the great review. Anyone who gets the feeling of NOLA here is OK with us! Glad you like the chicken grinder but don't be afraid to branch out and try something new. The Crawfish Enchiladas and Fish Taco's are two of our most popular dishes but hey, anyone who gives us 5 stars can eat anything they want! John
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“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Love the food, it's explosion ! Cant go wrong everything its delicious , pretty much everything , specially the oysters , can't wait to go back , if you like live music they have it too !

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review, August 2, 2013
Thanks for the great review. Very glad you enjoyed everything and we can't wait to have you back. John
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