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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%
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“oysters” (323 reviews)
“jambalaya” (70 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 4 days ago

We visited this awesome place on a recent trip to St Louis, the service was outstanding with our waiter being most helpful, suggesting some totally sensational dishes for our group to share, as we were a party of 6. The shrimp and grits was to...More

Thank BeveridgeReg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is AWESOME!!! Great atmosphere and staff! They are generous with their drinks and the food was delicious!! It’s very relaxed and fun environment. If the weather is nice go to the outside bar...AWESOME...They have live bands and they charge a $5 cover charge....More

Thank Kelly F
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are delighted to know that you feel BOB is “AWESOME”, with a “great atmosphere and staff!” We try to be generous with both our “delicious” food as well as our drinks because we want all of our guests to have a great experience with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner one evening. There was about a hour wait but we just got some drinks at the bar. Once we were seated we got the alligator tail for an appetizer and it was cooked perfect. Our food was also pretty decent. If...More

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

Thank you for coming to BOB, waiting for an available table and for taking the time to write us a wonderful 5 star review. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed our Fried Alligator Bites as well as our Horny Gator speciality drink....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were searching for a place with a minimal wait time and a small crowd and we definitely lucked out here. I hadn’t been here in years but the place still was a great experience to share with family. The Manager came around routinely to...More

Thank Gregory J
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming to BOB for your Mother’s Day lunch after not coming here for a number of years. We are very happy to know that your visit was a “great experience to share with family” and that you enjoyed our food, especially our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had calamari for appetizer. awesome. i had the lobster po boy with cajun fries. damn good. boyfriend had lobster and mushroom pasta. he said it was great. We both ordered mixed drinks and they were mixed well. Great band and great service great atmosphere. we...More

Thank jennbaker27
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting BOB and for taking the time to write us an excellent 5 star review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed all of the food and mixed drinks you ordered in addition to the live music, friendly service and our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They've made big improvements to be handicapped accessible but its still tough. Especially the way its set up. You have to put your name in to get on the table list but to do that you have to get to that area,which is not handicapped...More

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

Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to write us a great 4 star review. We are very appreciative of you writing that both our food and atmosphere are “awesome.” The host stand where you put your name on the list...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was New Orleans style and tastes great. Atmosphere made for an enjoyable evening. Local young blues artist named Marcus was very talented and entertaining.More

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

Thank you for the favorable comparison to The Mothership, New Orleans! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only our Cajun/Creole and Seafood but our atmosphere and live music as well. Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. It has so many fun things all over it. I love the history that has been kept a part of it as well. The food was wonderful and the drinks were great.More

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

Thank you for the LOVE and for writing BOB is “cool.” Everyone wants to be cool! We love guests such as yourself who really “get” what we try to do here. Thank you for coming to BOB as well as for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In St. Louis on a business trip and stopped in for dinner with a colleague. Absolutely loved the food. Would recommend the Alligator Cheesecake for an appetizer and the VooDoo Shrimp Tacos for dinner! Can’t go wrong.More

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

We agree with your evaluation that you “Can’t go wrong” with your selection of Alligator Sausage and Shrimp Cheesecake along with Shrimp Voodoo Tacos, two extremely popular choices! Thank you for coming to BOB as well as for taking the time to write us a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with the wife before the game. It a must for anyone enjoyed the fish tacos and crab legs. Neat atmosphere and great service.More

Thank joshgriffith34
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to BOB before a recent Cardinal game. As you know, you are not the only ones! We are delighted to know that you “enjoyed the fish tacos and crab legs” as well as our “Neat atmosphere and great service.” Thank you...More

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mflanne8
29 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
2 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
12 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
USD 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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