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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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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Joplin, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy Red Onion Cafe because they always have good service and good food. In my opinion the appetizers are the best in town. Smoked chicken dip and bruschetta are go to favorites.

Thank br0ns0n09
Springfield, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there yesterday with my husband - we were seated almost immediately (it was 5pm) I ordered a glass of merlot $6 -it was excellent. (no mixed drinks available) ... I ordered the Bacon wrapped shrimp on BBQ Chicken - it was interesting/good. My husband ordered the 6oz fillet .. he said it was also good. As the restaurant... More 

Thank terrybethbower5
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has phenomenal food, must try the pasta salad. Food is always fresh, service is timely. Very clean. Cute environment.

Thank Stephanie S
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness, coconut chicken dinner!!! The salad, soups, Rueben, roasted potatoes........and the list goes on, everything is so good here! Nice peaceful atmosphere, wide selection of various foods and courteous staff. Highly recommended!

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and enjoy reserving this restaurant for special occasions. When we go here we go all out since it is one of the few restaurant in town where the food is worth the price. Definitely recommend for friends and family in town.

Thank counsel42
Pittsburg, Kansas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Pittsburg, KS but we go to Joplin several times a month to visit our son and every time we eat at Red Onion. The waitresses are always attentive and smiling, the food is incredible, and it is a very happy and welcoming atmosphere. Even if our son moves to another city, we will still be returning to... More 

Thank 21gloria67
Liberty, Missouri
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skip the chain restaurants over on Range Line Road and make the trip to the Red Onion. We highly recommend the Penne from Heaven. It was delicious! The wait staff were friendly and helpful. The food was great! If you don't have room for dessert then take a piece with you. They have great desserts!

Thank Karibu7
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service and great prices. We visited twice during a baseball tournament. Both times we had large groups, and the staff were friendly and accommodating. All food was awesome!

Thank riebock23
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the drive into town for tourists. Great loaded baked potato soup. Everything we had was good. I doubt you can find a regrettable menu choice. Waitress helped us choose well.

Thank EdsOpinions
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lucky find for us! Located in downtown Joplin, the Red Onion Cafe is to place to go for an eclectic menu and a great atmosphere. We arrived in time for lunch and were promptly seated. We shared a salad and a sandwich, which allowed us to enjoy a dessert and still be able to walk out of there.... More 

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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
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?