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Red Onion Cafe

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203 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801-2260
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kingston, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and great service. It's a nice place to stop and eat at. Must eat there. We try to eat there everytime we go up there.

Thank Tracy S
Joplin, Missouri
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This great restaurant to visit! It's located in the heart of Joplin. Cuisine is mainly Italian. Never have had a bad dish. We love the tuxedo chicken and carrot cake! Great location!

Thank snicodemus60
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has been going to this restaurant for many years and we have never been disappointed. Yes they are not a fast food restaurant, which is WHY we go there, so expect to relax and enjoy the atmosphere and the staff. I have no reservations at all recommending this establishment.

Thank Scott S
Plano, Texas
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on a family vacation. Food was excellent service was so so. I think the waitstaff my have been spread a little thin. Waitress was hurried and very cool.

Thank durango64
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. Food definitely had some thought put into it, but don't go if you are pressed for time.

Thank Tracye T
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used Trip Advisor for local recommendation while traveling through the area. This was a good, clean restaurant with great wait staff. I would rate the food a solid 4 stars out of 5 and would visit there again for the desserts alone.

Thank GGTravels02
Tishomingo, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the location and the food was marvelous! The menu had a lot of options but we chose two of the specials of the night. Our steaks were seasoned just right. We shared a dessert (strawberry shortcake) and it was the best strawberry shortcake we've ever had. The pound cake was grilled and had the best flavor. The decor... More 

Thank rhouser1978
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only thing better than the food is the environment. It's a pleasant calming place. A great selection of beers. Don't miss the chicken dip. Save room for dessert if you can't bring some home!

Thank Salena_C77
Rogersville, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and big quantities! The waiter was fantastic and gave us great recommendations on items to choose! We have never eaten there, so we wanted the best items to try! Can't wait to go back! Very good!

Thank vwillis7657
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A jewel in Joplin. Lunch was amazing!!!! Varied menu and affordable. Downtown grilled chicken and red potato with steamed broccoli and side salad with house dressing which was great! Fried chicken salad, potato soup and salad. The carrot cake was wonderful. We went for late lunch(1:30pm). Mark was top notch.

Thank Mcgammi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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: 417-623-1004

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