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Broadway Oyster Bar

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Casual French Quarter style restaurant, bar and music venue specializing in award winning Cajun, Creole and Seafood cuisines. Live music 7 nights per week and twice on almost everyday except Friday. Some music is free and some requires a cover charge. Music style includes blues, rock, reggae, funk, New Orleans, R&B, soul, jam, outlaw country and whatever else we hear and like.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out for dinner with two friends we ended up getting mostly oysters and appetizers to share and everything was amazing. Food came out very quick we got there with about 30 min till kitchen closed and everything came out superb. Our waiter was very...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't live in St. Louis but wanted to try something local. The food here looked good. I did an online order. I go to the restaurant and stand outside in the 100 degree weather on blacktop waiting for someone to come outside. No one...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 21, 2020

Visited with a group from work, shown a great table on the patio outside, good service and orders taken quickly. Had the Voodoo tacos and they were very nice, would visit again for sure.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed April 3, 2020

I have eaten at the Oyster Bar for several years and all I can say is it keeps getting better. The wait staff has always been friendly and their cajun/creole cuisine is authentic. I thought they were fantastic the first time I visited and I...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2020

Thank you so much for the awesome 5 star review you recently wrote for us. Reviews right now are pretty few and far between so your review stands out for many reasons. Thank you for making many trips to BOB over the years and for...More

Reviewed March 8, 2020

Usually our service at Broadway Oyster bar is great. Tonight(Friday 3-5-20) it was not even close. We started off with a 1 hour wait which wasnt a big deal. During our wait I asked a guy up front(looked like a Hispanic guy) about the band...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

Can you call the restaurant this week? I am the owner and I am looking into this. I assure you that we will make this right by you. **So, it’s been a few days and I haven’t heard from you, so I am left to...More

Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Nothing bad to say. This place is amazing. The food is to die for. Great service. The weekend wait times are long! Go at other times, but go.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2020

Thank you for making multiple visits to BOB and for taking the time to write us an outstanding 5 star review after your most recent visit. We are delighted to know that you find BOB’s food and service to both be “amazing.” Your advice to...More

Reviewed February 22, 2020

DO NOT pay the ridiculous $30 per person cover at this joint on the morning of Soulard Mardi Gras. Total rip-off. You will have to pay again and n the afternoon. Owner/manager very smug when we expressed our disappointment at paying $60 for a couple...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

To be sure, Kegs ‘n Eggs is not for everyone. I have left all you care to drink and eat events in my rear view window long ago. It’s very popular with folks that come back every year so we keep it going. I understand...More

Reviewed February 16, 2020

It's been a year and a half since we've visited, but nothing has changed. The Broadway Oyster Bar is still one of the best places in the midwest for awesome Cajun food, incredible service and an all-around good time. We got here about 11:30 AM...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you so much for making multiple trips to join us as well as for taking the time to write us a superlative 5 star review. We are thrilled to know that we have not skipped a beat in your view during the year and...More

Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

We were referred to this place by the hotel concierge. Honestly walking in I didn t hi e it much if a chance. Well I was wrong the service was very good and the food was even better.we had the fresh crab and also the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you for not judging a book by its cover and for venturing in to BOB and for giving us a try. One of our many catch phrases here is “Louisiana Fish Shack” so our divey, run down appearance is actually done on purpose! We...More

Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

We visit STL 1-2 times a year, and I’m so happy that we found this gem 2 years ago. Our go to is the voodoo tacos and the gator bites. Drinks are always so tasty and refreshing. Awesome atmosphere and workers! It’s a must stop...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2020

Thank you for visiting BOB when you come to St. Louis and for following up that visit with an outstanding 5 star review. We are delighted to know hat you enjoy our food, in particular our Voodoo Shrimp Tacos and our Alligator Bites, as well...More

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lalanoland86
January 18, 2019|
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Response from 149budl |
Choice of atlantic or gulf on some dishes.
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Response from Miami622 | Reviewed this property |
Probably from the river
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Response from 771jeremyb | Reviewed this property |
We had a party of eleven and we're sat as soon as we walked in. They do not do reservations, but if you call ahead, they will do preferred seating. Give that a shot before just showing us with that many.
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