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Hemingways Blue Water Cafe

1935 S Campbell Ave, Bass Pro Shop, Springfield, MO 65807-2650
+1 417-891-5100
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“bass” (77 reviews)
“fried catfish” (13 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1935 S Campbell Ave, Bass Pro Shop, Springfield, MO 65807-2650
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great redfish meal with two sides. Ordered green beans and mashed potatoes. Deliciously tasty. We had Rachel, very friendly and provided tourist advice of what not to miss.

Thank jillion01
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad to hear you enjoyed the redfish its one of our new items. Its been real well received!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place. Service was great and so was the food. It is inside the a sporting goods store and definitely has a sportsman theam but very customer service oriented. I will definitely go back the next time I am in town.

Thank Andy R
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

We appreciate the great comments. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The other Bass Pro restaurants that we have visited are somewhat upscale with an excellent menu. Hemingway's doesn't come to that standard. They feature a buffet, have a menu with a limited selection and were rather crowded the night we were there. The service was...More

Thank Terry L
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in. Next time you are in please take another look at the Full service menu we offer. The buffet is available to accommodate for the large crowds that come in, but if your looking for a really nice meal look toward the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we got there we were told we would have to wait on the buffet to open (30 minutes) which was fine. The waiter however was not overly friendly when he was asking what we wanted to do. He waited until we had sat there...More

Thank Laura F
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that the staff was not more clear with you while we switched over the Buffet. Since our Buffets are in the same spot we stop seating for a bit to swap over the food for the different meal periods. We should of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first walked in we felt a little under dressed in our jeans, but once we were seated we saw that we fit right in. They have a big selection on their menu and we were not aware they had a buffet until the...More

Thank Debbie S
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are proud to cater at our restaurant to everyone!! Thanks for coming in.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When family was younger, Lamberts was a "must" because of thrown rolls and atmosphere. As kids grew up and we found ourselves in travel, we found Hemingways on upper level of Bass Pro. It is a beautiful atmosphere, quiet enough you can converses with one...More

Thank Les H
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad to hear everything was great!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bring inside Bass Pro this place was very busy at lunch time so we had a sorry wait to be seated. We all went for the buffet which was varied, tasty and plentiful. Our server was great and informed us that if our 1 year...More

Thank LouiseLavictoire
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your business thanks!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was nice and attentive. We had the buffet, which was well done. Included both meats and fish, a variety of vegetable offerings, baked goods, and desserts. We thought it was a good value for about $12 to $13 a person. You can also order...More

Thank 672matt20
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in and glad to hear you enjoyed the museum and aquarium.

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Outstanding! Didn't understand why we had to wait for a table when there were about 10 tables open... however our outstanding waiter I believe his name was Dean was great, and the Sunday brunch buffet was phenomenal! I was happy with everything I tried, only...More

Thank Thompson71414
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you stopping in, sometimes we just have to not seat so fast for the kitchen to stay caught up with service. Glad to hear you had a great visit.

Reviewed April 13, 2018

Wonderful buffet with beautiful prepared food of great variety and all tasted GREAT! We were there at noon and it was crowded but the food was worth standing in line for minute or two. I believe the cost was in the $12,00 range for adults...More

Thank Lawrence M
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review!

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Lazarus H
December 27, 2017|
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Response from Peter J | Property representative |
Sorry we do no take checks
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Phyllis D
November 25, 2017|
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Response from WYPY | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat the buffet so I do not know the cost of the buffet. We ordered from the menu.
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Cindylouhausam
November 1, 2015|
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Response from Lori Z | Property representative |
WE do offer AYCE crab legs on Thursday nights 5-9 $27.95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 S Campbell Ave, Bass Pro Shop, Springfield, MO 65807-2650
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-891-5100
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