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Broadway Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Blue Crab Cakes
Three house made, wild caught Maryland blue crab cakes, served over fried green tomatoes and drizzled with crawfish Cardinals sauce and grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 Dozen $9.99
Dozen $15.99
Fried Shrimp
Served with our own gin cocktail sauce
Shrimp Voodoo
Gulf shrimp hand breaded & fried, tossed in our sweet n' spicy Sriracha voodoo sauce. Garnished with our spicy, house made cole slaw
1/2 Dozen $10.99
Dozen $16.99
Nola Style BBQ Shrimp*
Fresh shrimp sautéed with butter, worcestershire sauce & creole spices. A nola classic!
1/2 Lb $9.99
1 Lb $17.99
Gulf Coast Peel & Eat Shrimp*
Served shell on, hot or chilled, with our own house made gin cocktail sauce
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!
Louisiana Fried Alligator
Prime, marinated alligator tail meat served with our house made tartar sauce
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
Crispy Calamari
Our version of this seafood classic, hand breaded & flash fried. Served with chipotle ranch & our own gin cocktail sauce
A pound of fresh fried chicken wings with your choice of our unique cajun tequila or honey chipotle sauce
Choice of House Made Dressing: Remoulade, 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
Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese & caesar dressing
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
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
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
All sandwiches served with spicy Cajun fries, Garlic Parmesan fries, house made chips or spicy Cole slaw. All of our hamburgers are 100% Certified Missouri Hereford ground beef
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
B.O.B. Burger
One half pound of seasoned ground beef topped with Grinder sauce and your choice of American, Cheddar, Swiss or Swiss American cheese
Sautéed Shrimp $11.99
Grilled Chicken Breast $9.99
Our Special Recipe Andouille Sausage $9.99
A french baguette hollowed out & stuffed with sautéed minced garlic, onions, peppers, grinder sauce & one of the following: Sautéed Gulf Oysters (Market Price)
Lobster $16.99
Fried Crawfish Tails $12.99
Fried Shrimp $12.99
Po' Boys
Traditional nola sandwich on fresh baked gambino's bread served dressed with lettuce, tomato, mayo, pickle & onion. Fried Oysters (Market Price)
Whole (Feeds 2-4) $18.99
Half $11.99
Quarter $7.99
A new orleans original! Salami, ham, cheese & olive spread on a round, seeded loaf. Served hot!
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
Pappy's Pulled Pork Sliders
Two pulled pork sliders made with Pappy's pulled pork, tossed in our sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, made with Civil Life American Brown beer and topped with our house made spicy Cajun cole slaw on a toasted slider bun
Always The Freshest & Best Available!
1 Dozen $22.99
Blue Point Oysters*
Connecticut farm raised blue point oysters on the half shell served liquor on with horseradish & our own gin cocktail sauce
1 Dozen $18.99
Gulf Oysters*
Fresh shucked louisiana gulf oysters rinsed in cold salt water. Served with horseradish & our own gin cocktail sauce
Broadway Shooters*
Six freshly shucked oysters in a horseradish, tomato & vodka shot cup
Char-Grilled Oysters*
Six freshly shucked oysters grilled over an open flame with garlic butter, creole spices & grated parmesan cheese
Oysters Nola
Six char-grilled oysters topped with a shrimp, spinach, & bacon cream sauce. Finished with grated parmesan cheese
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with a spicy shrimp, parmesan & mushroom cream sauce, then baked
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with the classic spinach & bacon cream sauce, then baked
Fried Oysters
Select Gulf oysters hand breaded in house seasoned cornmeal and flour and served with our house made tartar or grinder sauce
Oysters Cardinale
Six freshly shucked oysters topped with a rich cajun crawfish cream sauce, then baked
Oyster Medley
A sampling of two each of our oysters bienville, rockefeller, & cardinale
Shrimp & Grits
White cheddar, andouille & onion grit cake, topped with sautéed shrimp & smothered in a savory Creole cream sauce
Cup $5.99
Entree $10.99
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
Our version of this classic Cajun soup. The best in town!
Dennis' Red Beans & Rice*
A rich bean stew containing our special recipe andouille sausage & house smoked tasso
Uncle Charlie's Creole Jambalaya*
A traditional creole rice dish containing shrimp, chicken, andouille & ham
Aunt Hallie's Crawfish Étouffée
Our version of a classic cajun dish featuring sautéed crawfish tail meat, garlic, onions, peppers & celery
Sampler Platter
or the undecided, includes Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice & Crawfish étouffée
1/2 Pound Snow Crab Cluster $14.99
Snow Crab*
One half pound of alaskan snow crab cajun steamed & served with a baked potato & grilled asparagus. Available after 5 pm
Blackened Ahi 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
Fish Tacos
Great Lakes farm raised fried tilapia with Cajun cole slaw, pico de gallo, avocado and remoulade served with red beans & rice
Crawfish Enchiladas
Crawfish stuffed tortillas bathed in a smooth, spicy cheese sauce & topped with pico de gallo & chipotle sour cream. Served with jambalaya
Dessert items available, including our famous Bread Pudding!
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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole
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 today

This funky late night destination feels more like a large enclosed backyard patio and picnic area than a commercial enterprise...the service can be slow...the tables a tad sticky...but that is secondary to the inviting unpretentious appeal of comfortable, conversation inducing environment that is greatly enhanced...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank unpre10ous
Reviewed today

We like to hit the unique local spots when traveling. This was a perfect choice. We were there during the St Patrick's Day parade to have appetizers and a beer, and even though they were busy, they took time to help us choose the best...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ewhite1222
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us went here on Tuesday night, was seated near the stage. We ordered our drinks and 3 different apps, and our main meals. If you don't like your food spicy you might be in trouble, In the menu they do warn you about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank firebear1961
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's very, very rare that we eat at the same restaurant two nights in a row, especially on vacation/out of town adventure. This place made the trip worth the extra cost for the hotel we ended up getting. ..lol. We went Friday night late and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P4060BNcharlesk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was delicious. I had the shrimp grinder. Also got bold and tried the alligator cheesecake which was great! Be warned your table will only get 1 check and you all will have to divide. I recommend going with others who don't mind not receiving...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Janice B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Broadway Oyster bar on our trip to St. Louis. We got there and had to wait about 45 minutes for a table. We found seats at the bar at the covered patio and hung out while we waited for our table. I had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SraMcRoth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner for four on a rainy Wednesday night, after parking our cars not far up the street on Broadway & feeding the meters (posted until 7 p.m.). The BOB interior is very reminiscent of New Orleans bars/seafood shacks in construction & decoration, but...More

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

Thank you for deciding to come to BOB as well as for taking the time to write us an excellent 4 star review. Since our unofficial theme here is “Louisiana Fish Shack” we are delighted to know that you saw and felt the vibe right...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have ate here many times over the last few years. Portions are great size and drinks are ice cold. The food is most as good as the eclectic environment. Staff is always friendly and outgoing. Late nights are always a great time with live...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank PutJer1
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to BOB “many times over the last few years” and for your approval of our food’s taste and portions, drinks, friendly staff, live music and “eclectic environment”. Special thanks to you for recommending us to others and for writing that even...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks and food was great! Fun place, good prices, excellent staff! Use the preferred seating it saves lots of time!!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank debbies378
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing to come to BOB and for taking the time to write us a wonderful 5 star review. We are very happy to know that you felt our drinks and food were “great” and that BOB was a “”Fun place” with “good...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon visiting the Gateway Arches for the first time, my friend and I decided it was a great time to grab grub as our travels were not done for the evening. We stopped at the Broadway Oyster Bar even though I like nothing to do...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank minnetraveler31
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks to both you and your friend for choosing to visit BOB during your first stop in STL. We are very pleased to know that the visit with us was a good one and that you consider it to be “highly successful.” In addition...More

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January 18, 2019|
Response from Bud L |
Choice of atlantic or gulf on some dishes.
January 18, 2019|
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Response from Miami622 | Reviewed this property |
Probably from the river
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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