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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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Branson, Missouri
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is hands down my favorite place for dinner or lunch in Joplin. Great flavors and fantastic service.

Thank mhuff2
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to stop in based on other reviews. I always try to find local joints while travelling for business ended up trying this one. Located in the heart of downtown Joplin in a brick building, nice cosy setting and decor. French onion soup was neither bad nor spectacular. Saltier than I would have liked. Had the Chicken Tuscany, grilled chicken,... More 

Thank NiuhTravelers
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to Joplin for the day. On our way back to Tulsa we decided to stop and have some dinner. We ultimately decided to go to The Red Onion Cafe. I ordered the French Onion Soup. Thought it was good, it was alittle strong for my taste though. My husband had the Potato Soup, so we traded. It was... More 

Thank gippie82
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw it was rank #1, so we stopped. The dreadlocked girl who showed us to our seat was rude and put off by the fact that our autistic daughter could not sit by the speaker that was playing music. Our waiter was polite and attentive which made up for the hostess. We ordered our food and it took a great... More 

Thank Mkile
Granby, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that my husband isn't a fan, but his idea of a good meal is his mom's meatloaf, so he doesn't count. I have never met a woman that doesn't adore this restaurant. The food is scrumptious.

Thank Julie G
Dallas, United States
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a very welcomed dining experience my wife and I had at Red Onion Cafe after a tiring day of driving. The dining room is beautifully creative, very comfortable and conducive to carrying on a conversation. Perhaps due to the fatiguing day, I don't remember what I or my wife ordered, but I do remember that the food was very... More 

Thank Donald W
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter recomended the love me tender sandwich. Beef cooked med rate for me, fried were great, I'd highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner very reasonable priced

Thank Cj R
Altoona, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

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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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

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 November 30, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank R2428OVdavid

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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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, 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?