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Black Walnut Bistro

222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
+1 573-486-3298
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lobster bisque” (36 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (30 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here to celebrate our 5th anniversary. The crab cakes were delicious as an appetizer. We both had pasta - both dishes were excellent. They make their own pasta, and the quality stands out. Our server - Cindy - was...More

1  Thank Trip62636
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved everything about the Black Walnut Bistro! The food is amazing, especially the lobster bisque. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!

1  Thank amaleea2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating our 25th anniversary and they made the atmosphere a little more special (best could've been done for environment). All of the food we ordered was top notch! Get the filet!

1  Thank Adventure794642
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the restaurant for dinner on Saturday evening. We didn't have a reservation, but the hostess was able to seat us anyway. The decor in the restaurant is very classy, particularly for Hermann. We started out with a glass of wine and the...More

2  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Black Walnut Bistro on a girl's trip for dinner. We were able to get reservations earlier in the day and seated right when we walked in. We also had the most fun waitress Cindy who gave us great recommendations. If you go...More

1  Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 6th trip to Herman and we have dined at the Black Walnut Bistro the last 3 times we’ve been here. The food and service are always top notch and we’ve never been disappointed. Tonight I chose the petit filet and my wife...More

1  Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was fantastic! The homemade meatballs were awesome! We arrived prior to 5PM on a Friday night and we didn't have to wait to be seated. Service was terrific and they were very attentive. Nice wine list included some local favorites. Reasonably priced. Great...More

1  Thank danP2392QH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a restaurant that prides itself on fresh to table I was very disappointed. I ordered lobster bisque and Caesar salad for dinner... the salad tasted like it had been made the day before doused in old dressing. The only thing fresh on that salad...More

Thank Shanden T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has delicious food. We had the baked zuchini as an appetizer and the chicken carbonara and bacon wrapped filet for our entrees. All so good. You can customize the pasta dishes with whatever meat, noodles, or sauce you want because they are all...More

1  Thank Kguth
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We made reservations at Black Walnut Bistro at the recommendation of our Abigail’s B&B host, Gary. We had excellent service and the food was so delicious. For appetizers we had the breaded zucchini and the roasted Brussel sprouts (actually a side dish). For our main...More

1  Thank prestonsl63
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Questions & Answers
Amber H
April 20, 2017|
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Response from BWBISTRO | Property representative |
Amber, We do not have outdoor seating, however would be more than willing to seat you by our front windows upon request. Please let us know if we can assist you with a reservation. 573-486-3298
April 8, 2016|
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Response from aashley1032 | Reviewed this property |
Casual to dressy! Jeans are appropriate, but so are dress pants and dresses.
Daisy S
January 25, 2015|
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Response from BWBISTRO | Property representative |
Hi Daisy, Our current menu is on our Facebook page, and can be reached under the "About" section. We change our menu frequently to be able to offer our customers with the freshest produce available and exclusive seasonal... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hermann
  • Phone Number: +1 573-486-3298
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Enjoy a romantic evening or a casual dinner with friends over delicious hand-made pastas, center-cut choice steaks, seafood, and an array of beer and wine. Our classically trained chef/owner uses only the freshest ingredients to provide your most memorable dining experience in Missouri wine country. Reservations are not required, but are recommended.
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