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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%
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“lobster bisque” (39 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (33 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (19 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 1 week ago via mobile

This goes on the top of our “special occasion” dining places in Hermann. We went for our anniversary and loved it! The ambience is romantic, white linen tablecloths, fun, personable wait staff. The pastas are handmade and all ingredients are fresh. Tip: try the zucchini...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crmarko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went last night when we got into town. It was AMAZING. It felt like I was In Charlie Brown with the piano playing by itself in the background... so fun!!! The chef makes almost everything fresh and homemade. Fresh homemade pasta,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Hermann!! The food was the best ever. The lobster pasta was fresh and creamy with a lobster tail on top. My husband loved the Ribeye it was cooked perfectly, and try the Brussel sprouts. Cindy was the best server...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KCMO4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best?? Or what I expected?? No ambiance cold temperature and cold atmosphere 🤦‍♀️ One good thing was the lobster Shrimp pasta But there r few great restaurant in town

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carolyn1127
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I’m truly confused about the high ratings for Black Walnut Bistro. It has potential, but falls short. The bread was cold; the butter (individual pats wrapped in foil) was rock hard. And no olive oil for dipping? I had spaghetti with meatballs, and my husband...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Road799204
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent choice for dinner. Pasta is homemade and delicious. Good wine list is blend of local and California.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pasteenh
Reviewed October 3, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Trip62636
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank amaleea2017
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Adventure794642
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Steve E
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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