We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Blue Duck

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
516 W Front St, Ste. 100, Washington, MO 63090-1809 (Formerly Blue Duck Cafe)
+1 636-390-9131
Website
Today
10:30 - 14:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue 10:30 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

134 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 134: English reviews
Concord, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view out the front of the restaurant was fabulous of the river. The food was equally good. This restaurant can open up garage doors when the weather is nice. Located in historic downtown Washington, park, eat, then enjoy a stroll around the downtown.

Helpful?
Thank B2493DYkathyl
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading reviews we had to give it a try. The location was great. River across the street so the view was nice. I think the menu was limited for dinner. The fried spinach was wonderful as a side dish. Best Reuben I have had in a long time. Also the salad had mixed greens so it tasted really good.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Carolyn B
Washington, Mo
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LOVE THIS REATAURANT'S FOOD !!! Their appetizers are wonderful too (especially the roasted Brussels sprouts with sweet thin coating). Haven't had a bad meal there yet !

Helpful?
Thank ckontheroad
small town in Illinois
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only went once but food was good. I would return. They had some interesting items. My husband had duck ham, it was excellent. I had a veggie dish which was also very good.

Helpful?
Thank madrobin
Washington, Missouri
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Most food good but very limited menu. Dinner okay but lunch better unless you want sandwich for dinner. Good deserts.

Helpful?
Thank Leon H
Schenectady, New York
Level Contributor
27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Sheila was our server, spot on.Loved the mushroom soup, the quiche I had was delicious, good selection of beer. There were 5 of us everyone had something different and all looked good, very tempting selection of desserts as well. Wish I was in town longer to visit again. If I come back to the area will being heading here again.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank sp1002
Springfield, Missouri
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great. We have eaten here several times with relatives who live here. Innovative dishes. Great chicken wings. Had brusselsprout appetizer. Fantastic. Good fried chicken., pork tenderloin and other dishes My wife had a risotto dish she really liked. Great pies. Great drinks. All on the Riverfront in Washington Mo.

Helpful?
Thank ricardo232016
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Level Contributor
59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

My wife and I were on our way to Augusta, Mo. We stopped for a bite of lunch in Washington, MO. We found the Blue Duck in Google. I had the Cobb salad. Very typical and a good meal. My wife had the spinach salad. She commented, "It's good but unremarkable". We were there at 1. Very few patrons other... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dpekms
Leesburg
Level Contributor
82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went in for lunch. Few people, service was good but good heavens no accoustics. You could hear every conversation. More like a fast food joint. Probably better and more quiet if you get a table outside weather permitting. Food was good, portions were ok for the price. This was my second time there. Don't think I'll be back.

Helpful?
Thank LeesburgWineLady
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The Blue Duck was a great place to have an afternoon lunch in Washington. Their soup of the day was a roasted root vegetable soup. Very yummy. The best dish was their homemade pies!

Helpful?
Thank Melanie H

Travellers who viewed The Blue Duck also viewed

 

Been to The Blue Duck? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 W Front St, Ste. 100, Washington, MO 63090-1809 (Formerly Blue Duck Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 636-390-9131

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Blue Duck staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?