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Broadway Oyster Bar

736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
+1 314-621-8811
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (337 reviews)
“jambalaya” (75 reviews)
“fried alligator” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a W.U. fraternity reunion (14 people) and stopped afternoon at Broadway Oyster. Some of the alum were, at first, turned off by the "low bar" atmosphere of the place. However, our server was very gracious, although announcing that groups could not get separate...More

Thank Kenneth O
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks to you and your group of 14 fraternity brothers for seeing beyond our funky, Louisiana Fish Shack (low bar) decor and atmosphere and venturing inside to enjoy a great meal of “everything you would expect in N’Orleans.” We are delighted to know that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good but everything was rushed, our main meal was put on the table while we were still eating our entree.when we finished our meal , the plates were taken immediately and asked if we wanted desert., which we declined. The bill...More

Thank jjjdddsss777
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to know that you felt our food was very good but .sorry that you felt rushed. The pace at BOB is often very high with guests stopping by for dinner before a Cardinal game, Blues game or concert in the downtown area. Many of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here everytime we're in STL. I love the oyster po boy and my husband's favorite is the gator tacos. Fresh oysters and bread pudding are amazing as well, but we've never had a bad dish. Be prepared to wait, and later in the...More

Thank Ashley G
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are honored by the fact that you choose to come to BOB every time you are in St. Louis and that you consider us to be “One of the best restaurants in STL.” We are delighted to know that you have never had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was great. Gotta try. On a special note - try the bread pudding. We were told it was award winning. Bread pudding? Huh - let's try.. Oh my gosh. Yes, award winning. I have never had better - ever. Not from here but will...More

Thank StacyD783
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting BOB and for taking the time to write us an awesome 5 star review. We are very pleased to know that you found everything to be “great”, especially our Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce which was invented by former owner, Chef...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place totally checks all the boxes. It has history, personality, friendly people, and most importantly a killer menu! Service was great and the menu had something for everyone. We started with the mussels which were better than the mussels in Brussels. I could have...More

Thank kjm445
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Likewise your awesome 5 star review checks all of the boxes for us! Thank you for coming to BOB as well as for completely recognizing everything that we try to do to make every guest’s experience a great one. We attempt to blend great food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievably great service in a unique and fantastic environment! All Roostered Up the band provides a phenomenal show almost every Saturday! This is a unique experience and the best casual dining in Saint Louis. If you are a fan great music and food this is...More

Thank Chefjen R
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to read your outstanding 5 star review for us and are very happy to know that you feel our service is “Unbelievably great” and our environment is “fantastic”, especially since we are located in Downtown St. Louis next to a White Castle!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got the sampler of gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, as well as crawfish etouffee after an alligator sausage abd shrimp cheesecake (which is like a very tasty quiche with tons of cheese)More

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JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to write us a wonderful 5 star review. We are delighted to know that you had a great experience with us and our version of some Cajun/Creole staples as well as the very untraditional...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When to celebrate my son's 22nd birthday at the Broadway Oyster Bar. It was his first time having oysters. He loved the food, as did I, and we had an excellent time!More

Thank dothenricks
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to BOB and for choosing to celebrate your son’s 22nd birthday with us. We are delighted to know that your son enjoyed his first venture into oysters as well as some of our other offerings and that you both found everything...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Broadway Oyster Bar for years. As we live in an adjacent county to the city of St.Louis, the Oyster Bar is a bit of a trek. However, the trip is worth every minute! As the title says, this experience will certainly make...More

Thank hitman2013
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We ALWAYS love a positive comparison to New Orleans so thank you for writing us such an awesome 5 star review. Thank you for coming to BOB many times over the years and from far away no less. We are thrilled to know that you...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Love to stop by when we’re in St Louis. It’s right downtown by the Stadium. Oysters are great. If oysters aren’t your thing, there’s plenty of others items to choose from. Has a New Orleans feel. Beads and other New Orleans items decorate the place....More

Thank Charity54
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

We are delighted to know that you had fun with us because ultimately a fun experience is what we really sell. The food, drinks, atmosphere and live music are all components of a fun, party experience. Thank you for stopping by when you are in...More

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mflanne8
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Jeremy B | 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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Emckillop88
June 1, 2016|
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Response from punkinlr | Reviewed this property |
I think they are at any time of day, however I agree at night it's probably pretty rowdy.
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Brent S
March 11, 2016|
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Response from JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_ | Property representative |
We do not accept traditional reservations but do offer call ahead seating which will put you at the top of a wait list as soon as you walk in the door if there is a wait for tables. We do recommend call ahead seating... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-621-8811
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Description
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. Open till 3AM with full menu served till 10PM Sunday- Thursday and 11PM on Friday and Saturday and after Cardinal home night games. Late night food till 2 AM on Friday and Saturday night.
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