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Bad Art Bistro

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707 Edmond St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-2268
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More upscale food selection, but very tasty. Fun patio and interior decor. Food is always very good as is the service.

Thank Kendy J
Kansas City, Missouri
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we get a night out without kids, we head for Bad Art. The steaks are local and delicious. We've noticed an upswing in details and quality recently and were told they have a new sous-chef. Visited again last week on a Thursday and everything in our meal was fantastic! The filet with garlic butter, the sweet potato mash, the... More 

Thank KC64506
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is wonderful here. Especially the patio area. We could talk without alot of noise or distraction. We had dinner it was good but pricey. I think we would come again but just do the Tapas and drinks.

Thank Angela W
Bettendorf, Iowa
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259 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Our group of 6 arrived at this eclectically appointed eatery and were seated outside for dinner. We enjoyed a variety of drinks and craft beers while waiting for our meals. First out were the salads, a Caesar, an Organic Green and several Avocado salads. Everyone enjoyed their salad and entree selections which were skillfully prepared and artfully presented. A real... More 

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Service slow and disorganized. Total of ten people in the restaurant. Food was good but the portions had you asking for more. Had to ask for a bill. Waiter finally brought over and iPad hover over me until I entered a tip, could not produce a receipt. The 2nd party paid cash and the waiter had to go to the... More 

Thank Kyla E
Smithville, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

While visiting family we decided to eat here this evening and I can only say that I wish we had more of this in my hometown!!!! When food comes to you in five minutes you know that it's bagged and krap but the care they put into from the side dishes to the meats (all organic too!) was nothing less... More 

Thank Tara S
Saint Joseph, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I ate dinner here last weekend with my family and I have to say that the food and service exceeded my expectations. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to make sure that we had everything we needed. I would strongly recommend if you are want a fine dining experience in the downtown St. Joseph area that... More 

Thank H B
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I have eaten here numerous times over the years it has been open through the different owners. While the food is always exceptional, the overall experience is lacking for the price.That is unfortunate as the restaurant space is has potential for such great atmosphere. The courtyard area has the coolest ambiance and yet, the night we were there is was... More 

Thank kkwoodstjoe
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

6 of us Had reservations and they didn't know where to seat us with a half empty restaurant. Could not get our drink order correct. No prices on the menu and it took an hour to get our food. When the bill came they didn't charge for some of our drinks and it was still $100.00 per couple. The food... More 

Thank Willy B
F00die096, General Manager at Bad Art Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate & value our customer's reviews. The Sirloin that we use is Black Label Angus that is never frozen and hand cut daily. Also our Sirloin is priced well within the market value for our area for a steak at 12 oz. And you are welcome for the free drinks that you recieved. As we said we do pay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

I ate here a month or so ago with my mother from out of town. My boyfriend is a native st joeien and has never been to bad art. Wanting him to try something new, I dragged him inside. His hesitation was justified. Even though his pockets were fat with cash they treated us like we were dirt. We walked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
French, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Edmond St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: 18167494433

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