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Broadway Oyster Bar

736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
+1 314-621-8811
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (148 reviews)
“grilled oysters” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
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Reviewed yesterday

Our first visit to the Broadway Oyster Bar was this week. What a treat!!! Delicious food, fantastic service and fun atmosphere at a reasonable price. Can't believe that after all of our trips to St. Louis, this is first time we have tried this restaurant....More

Thank jeanieg2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service and tasty food are great. Then add music and local beer on tap and it’s hard to beat. Must like spicy Cajun food to have a few choices here. Reminds us of our trip to New Orleans. Close to Busch Stadium is also...More

Thank Dawn D
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for the favorable comparison to New Orleans. That is always a big plus for us! We are very pleased to know that you think our "Quick service and tasty food are great." Live music is very important to us which is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go for New Year's Eve! Place was very busy but we had a table for 6 reserved & could stay for the band that played later. Between us we had oysters on the half shell, broiled oysters, bacon-wrapped scallops, fish tacos, crab...More

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

Thanks to you and your entire group for joining us for New Years Eve. The joint was jumpin' and we are delighted to know that you enjoyed all of our food that "tasted fabulous". We are honored to have you refer to BOB as "one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent New Year's eve here with friends. The place was packed. Our food was very good and the service was fine considering the size of the crowd. Eating was a bit uncomfortable due to people crowding close to our table waiting for the band to...More

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

Thank you for joining us for NYE and yes, we were packed! The electricity and the vibe at BOB is part of the appeal of BOB for many, like a big, fun party, especially for special events like NYE, Mardi Gras, and Cardinal World Series...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in St. Louis and we make it a habit to visit this restaurant quite often. My husband swears by the raw oysters on the half shell and I love their shrimp porboy. We think they compare very favorably with New Orleans. So if...More

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

Thank you for being a regular here at BOB and for taking the time to tell everyone about us in your excellent 5 star review. We are delighted to know that you feel our Shrimp Po Boy and our raw oysters compare favorably with those...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for something different and found it here! Great atmosphere and music...food was delicious and fresh. ..we tried fried alligator and oysters Rockefeller Also had shrimp po'boy, lobster po'boy and fish tacos...the chocolate spoon cake was decadent. ..super find in the cold winterMore

Thank heleneh712
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

If you are "looking for something different" in St. Louis, BOB is your place! We are unique! The combination of Cajun/Creole and Seafood. friendly and fun service and atmosphere, buildings built in 1843 and 1900 and live music 7 nights a week and twice on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good fresh seafood. We had oysters on the half she'll from the gulf and they were very fresh and delicious. We also had the Crawfish gumbo, and a sampler platter. Everything was extremely good wouldn't hesitate to come back for more. Also live entertainment,...More

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

Sounds like you had a pretty good time at BOB! "Very good fresh seafood". "Fresh" and "delicious" oysters on the half shell. "Live entertainment that was really good". Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to write us an awesome 5...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, a complicated review for this one. The food was very good. We had fish tacos and a chicken breast sandwich. Rice and beans were very good, salad with a basil vinaigrette dressing was very nice. Prices were very reasonable. However, today, 12/26, was a...More

Thank Davigeta
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 a review for us. We are very pleased to know that you found our food to be "very good" and our prices to be "very reasonable". As for the rest of your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for dinner with a large family group. It's located just south of Busch Stadium and should be a great spot to hit before or after a Cardinals game. Looks a bit rough and parking is largely on the street, but it fits the...More

Thank FZ1Memphis
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to come to BOB and for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We are delighted to know that you found our food, service and drinks all to be "exceptional" and that you plan to return sometime in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun place with a lot of food choices. Restaurant expanded which is really nice. It is a good place to stop before or after a Cardinals baseball game.More

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

We love being called a "fun place" because fun is what we really sell. The food, service, atmosphere and live music all just contribute to the fun. We are very pleased to know that you enjoy our many food choices as well as our new...More

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mflanne8
28 September 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
1 June 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
11 March 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, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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