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Red Onion Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
+1 417-623-1004
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Altoona, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great restaurant I had the salmon and my wife had a burger. the wait staff did a good job and the food was wonderful. prices were reasonable. a definite stop

Thank mark b
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The construction going on outside was a bit much as the whole side walk was dug up and you had to walk into the street to get back on the sidewalk to go to the front door. Their parking is located on a side lot. That was the first impression, second impression was the waitress seemed to be the only... More 

Thank jessica e
Edmond, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As was our experience last summer, this is an excellent restaurant with superb food and very professional service.

Thank R2428OVdavid
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ordered the pork chop for lunch. They were cooked to perfection with a glaze that was very tasty! Service was great. Loved the old building and atmosphere!

Thank CarolinaGypsy
Springfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go-to spot in Joplin. I have tried several of their sandwiches but tend to go back to the BLTA. Weekdays are busy at noon, but we have never had to wait on Saturdays.

Thank Sylbilmo
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding experience in every way! Our first time and it will NOT be our last From the ambience to the food to the service the entire experience exceeded our expectations.

Thank Sharon J
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This continues to be one of my very favorite restaurants and the best in Joplin. We drive from Tulsa about every other month to eat here. This is a Certificate of Excellence restaurant for a reason. I don't have much to add to all of the good comments about this place.

Thank Spike S
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I made a day trip from Oklahoma and stopped for a late lunch. Hubby has the French onion soup & Roc salad, I had the mandarin orange salad-all was scrumptious. The sweet vinaigrette dressing is to die for, bought a bottle to take home. We will be back!

Thank piratefirstmate
Joplin, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I had lunch with a friend here last week. My friend had pennies and salad and I had a salad.The atmosphere was quaint in an older building. The cheese cake deserts looked fabulous. The lunch menu featured salads sandwiches burger's soup. Portions were lade and prices reasonable. Will definately eat here again.

Thank karenacalvert
Lamar, Missouri
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a Saturday afternoon date, and I have always wanted to try the Red Onion. I'm so sorry that we have waited this long. Very fast and friendly service, amazing dinner salad and bread, and we both loved our dinners. She had pecan crusted chicken with sweet potatoes and broccoli. I had the bourbon pork chop... More 

Thank NicandAmanda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-623-1004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?