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Broadway Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$12.99
Blue Crab Cakes
Three house made, wild caught maryland blue crab cakes served over fried green tomatoes and drizzled with crawfish cardinale sauce
1/2 Dozen $8.99
Dozen $15.99
Fried Shrimp
Served with our own gin cocktail sauce
$13.99
Shrimp Voodoo
Gulf shrimp hand breaded & fried, tossed in our sweet n' spicy sriracha voodoo sauce
1/2 Dozen $10.99
Dozen $16.99
BBQ Shrimp*
Fresh shrimp sautéed with butter, worcestershire sauce & creole spices. A nola classic!
1/2 Lb $17.99
1 Lb $29.99
Gulf Coast Peel & Eat Shrimp*
Served shell on, hot or chilled, with our own house made gin cocktail sauce
$13.99
Alligator Sausage & Shrimp Cheesecake
The ultimate savory cheesecake of shrimp, alligator sausage from poche's in louisiana & a blend of cream cheese & warm gouda cheese. Served with pita bread. Addictive!
$12.99
Louisiana Fried Alligator
Prime, marinated alligator tail meat served with our house made tartar sauce.
$13.99
Naked Gator Tacos
Fresh alligator tail meat marinated & fried, naked. Dressed with a blend of cheeses, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, & chipotle sour cream. House made salsa verde served on the side
$10.99
Crispy Calamari
Our version of this seafood classic, hand breaded & flash fried. Served with chipotle ranch & our own gin cocktail sauce
$9.99
Wings*
A pound of fresh fried chicken wings with your choice of our unique cajun tequila or honey chipotle sauce
OYSTERS
Always the freshest & best available!
Market Price
Blue Point Oysters*
Connecticut farm raised blue point oysters on the half shell served liquor on with horseradish & our own gin cocktail sauce
Market Price
Gulf Oysters*
Fresh shucked louisiana gulf oysters rinsed in cold salt water. Served with horseradish & our own gin cocktail sauce
$12.99
Broadway Shooters*
Six freshly shucked oysters in a horseradish, tomato & vodka shot cup
$13.99
Char-Grilled Oysters*
Six freshly shucked oysters grilled over an open flame with garlic butter, creole spices & grated parmesan cheese
$13.99
BBQ Oysters
Six freshly shucked gulf oysters dredged in a mixture of flour & cornmeal. Deep fried & tossed in a BBQ sauce of crystal hot sauce & honey. Drizzled with house made bleu cheese dressing & served in their original shell
$14.99
Oysters Nola
Six char-grilled oysters topped with a shrimp, spinach, & bacon cream sauce. Finished with grated parmesan cheese
$13.99
Bienville
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with a spicy shrimp, parmesan & mushroom cream sauce, then baked
$13.99
Rockefeller
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with the classic spinach & bacon cream sauce, then baked
$12.99
Fried Oysters
Select gulf oysters served with our house made tartar or grinder sauce
$13.99
Oysters Cardinale
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with a rich cajun crawfish cream sauce, then baked
SOUPS & SALADS
Choice of house made dressing: remoulade, tarragon vinaigrette, basil vinaigrette, ranch or bleu cheese
Large $7.99
Dinner $4.99
With Grilled Chicken $11.99
With Grilled Shrimp or Sautéed Crawfish $12.99
Caesar*
Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese & caesar dressing
$14.99
Blackened Ahi Tuna Salad*
Fresh greens with red onion, black bean corn salsa, fresh avocado, salsa verde, fried tortilla strips, & lightly blackened ahi tuna served rare. Served with chipotle ranch
$11.99
Grilled Pear Salad*
Fresh field greens with a grilled pear, gorgonzola cheese, candied pecans, dried cranberries, & a sweet basil vinaigrette
Large $8.99
Dinner $4.99
With Grilled Chicken $12.99
With Grilled Shrimp or Sautéed Crawfish $13.99
Justa*
Fresh greens with red onion, tomato & croutons, topped with a blend of cheeses
Cup $3.99
Bowl $5.99
Soup Du Jour
Chef's selection
Cup $3.99
Bowl $5.99
House Soup
Crawfish bisque
OYSTER BAR SPECIALTIES
$17.99
Shrimp & Grits
White cheddar, andouille & onion fried grit cake, topped with sautéed shrimp & smothered in a savory creole cream sauce
Cup $5.99
Entree $10.99
Gumbo Ya Ya
Our version of this classic cajun soup. The best in town!
$10.99
Red Beans & Rice*
A rich bean stew containing our special recipe andouille sausage & house smoked tasso
$11.99
Jambalaya*
A traditional creole rice dish containing shrimp, chicken, andouille & ham
$14.99
Crawfish éTouffée
Our version of a classic cajun dish featuring sautéed crawfish tail meat, garlic, onions, peppers & celery
$17.99
Sampler Platter
For the undecided, includes gumbo ya ya, jambalaya, red beans & rice & crawfish étouffée
$21.99
1/2 pound $14.99
King Crab*
One half pound of alaskan king crab steamed then smothered in our garlic butter sauce & finished on the grill. Served with a baked potato & grilled asparagus. Available after 5pm
$15.99
1/2 pound $11.99
Snow Crab*
One half pound of alaskan snow crab cajun steamed & served with a baked potato & grilled asparagus. Available after 5 pm
$13.99
Fried Catfish Platter
Fresh mississippi farm raised catfish filet fried & served with red beans & rice
$16.99
Blackened Tuna Fajitas
Ahi tuna, blackened, sliced & served rare over spanish peppers & onions. Served with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, sliced avocado, salsa verde, sour cream, & warm flour tortillas. Accompanied by dirty rice
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with cajun fries, house made chips or cole slaw. All of our hamburgers are 100% certified missouri hereford ground beef
$15.99
Lobster Po' Boy
Lobster tail meat dredged in a light flour breading, flash fried, & tossed in our creamy sriracha voodoo sauce. Served on gambino's new orleans bread & garnished with garlic aioli, fresh arugula, & sliced tomato
$7.99
With Cheese $8.59
Hamburger
One half pound of ground beef
$8.99
B. O. B. Burger
Topped with cheese & grinder sauce
$8.99
BBQ Burger
Topped with cole slaw & fried onions
Sautéed Gulf Oysters (Market Price)
Sautéed Shrimp $11.99
Grilled Chicken Breast $9.99
Our Special Recipe Andouille Sausage $9.99
Grinder
A french baguette hollowed out & stuffed with sautéed minced garlic, onions, peppers, grinder sauce & one of the following:
Fried Shrimp $12.99
Fried Oysters (Market Price)
Fried Catfish $11.99
Fried Crawfish Tails $12.99
Po' Boys
Traditional nola sandwich on fresh baked gambino's bread served dressed with lettuce, tomato, mayo, pickle & onion
Whole (Feeds 2-4) $18.99
Half $11.99
Quarter $7.99
Muffuletta
A new orleans original! Salami, ham, cheese & olive spread on a round, seeded loaf. Served hot!
$9.99
Grilled Chicken
A 7 oz. All natural grain fed split chicken breast seasoned with our blend of cajun spices & served with homemade cracked pepper mayonnaise
$11.99
Pulled Pork Sliders
Two house smoked pulled pork sliders tossed in our sweet & tangy BBQ sauce made with new castle beer. Topped with cajun cole slaw on a toasted slider bun. Served with garlic parmesan fries
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole
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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town yesterday and decided to grab a later lunch at the BOB. This was our second visit and when we were trying to decide where to grab lunch, all were in favor to visit the BOB again. We sat out in patio...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank catguy49
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to know that you and your family have made more than one visit to BOB during your recent visits to STL and that you plan to become a regular with us when you purchase a Downtown loft in St. Louis. We will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are looking for a place to go for incredible food, great drinks or fantastic music....this is your place. The laid back atmosphere and unique decor makes for a perfect place to sit back and pass some time. The staff and patrons are all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dugwik6
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are honored by your reference to BOB as “a must go to place in the STL” and for your wonderful description of BOB in your awesome 5 star review. Your review hits all of the right notes describing our food, drinks, live music, atmosphere,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love going to the Broadway Oyster Bar when we visit St Louis. There is always something new to try. I tried the Crab asparagus bisque at our last visit. It was so good! My husband loved the alligator. We go there with a group...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deb F
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting BOB when you are in town as well as for following up with an outstanding 5 star review. We are delighted to know that you had a great experience with us and that in particular this trip you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually come here about two times a year when I visit St. Louis. The food is pretty good it’s nice to have New Orleans type food in the area. The building is very old so it has that Dive type feel to it which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PapaTumbleweed
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to BOB and for advising others to give BOB a chance and see if the experience is something they would enjoy. Sorry that you felt that your service was “Rushed” and not up to par. Hopefully the server was simply having...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, awesome vibe on Sat night. Seated quickly, good service, plenty of local brew on tap. Expansive Cajun themed menu. Met our expectations fro. Great reviews.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gravesbl
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for wrapping up your day with us and for taking the time to write us an excellent 4 star review. We are very pleased to know that you feel our atmosphere is “Great”, our vibe is “awesome” and our service and beer selection...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had 13 of us very hungry after a foosball tournament and with a pre call (they don’t do reservations) we got seated within 20 minutes. Food was amazing for the entire group. Came hot and spicy and so full of flavor. We will definitely repeatMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeansteck
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for deciding to join us for a meal recently and very happy to know that we were able to get your large party seated quickly and that your entire group seemed to enjoy our food and our entire BOB experience. Hot, spicy and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most outrageous service I have ever experienced. We went in for a quick drink, the bartender was not attentive, disregarded our order for way too long. And then had the audacity to liberally and publicly complain because his tip was not enough to satisfy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Red Rock H
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our cameras show us that you had a beer and a shot sitting in front of you within 90 seconds. Hardly inattentive service. When you tipped $2 on a $28 bill my bartender said nothing. As closing time approached, we announced that guests should finish...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I love this place. It’s lively but, fun. The food is Cajun seafood deliciousness. The atmosphere is buzzing and comfortable. There are different areas to the resturant but, each has its own uniqueness. Where it is housed is as interesting as the experience. If you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndiinAmerica
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thank you for the LOVE! We are thrilled to know that you feel our atmosphere is “lively but, fun.” Fun is what we are all about! We love your description of BOB as “unique, unusual and cool” and your recommendation to others to “check it...More

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night with two colleagues for business dinner. Great location downtown close to ballpark, Arch, and Ballpark Hilton - 5 to 10 minute walk from hotel. Rustic place with straightforward menu and daily specials. So true to the name, lots of fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank snrkl
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to write us a wonderful 4 star review. We are delighted to know that you as well as your associates enjoyed your visit, especially our fresh oysters as well as our Crawfish Mac and...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We were using a Groupon, but surprised by the quality of the food. They have local beers on tap. The bisque was amazing. We shared a full muffalata and it was huge. We wouldn't hesitate to go back the next time we're in town.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jlcarter1975
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thank you for deciding to purchase a Groupon and for joining us for a meal. We are very pleased to know that you were “surprised by the quality of the food.” Our divey appearance as well as our theme of “Louisiana Fish Shack” throws a...More

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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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