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Broadway Oyster Bar

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736 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1602
+1 314-621-8811
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great creole food. Just like Louisiana! Shrimp & Grits were my favorite and I don't usually like grits! We had the BBQ shrimp app and lobster cheesecake app. They were phenomenal. The sauce on the shrimp was in so delicious, we almost licked the dish. The lobster po boy and the crawfish enchiladas were also great!

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Thank Kamalineequa
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get here. Now. And be ready to eat some of the best NOLA food outside of NOLA! We had an amazing visit and are still salivating over our selections. We didn't want side dishes coming between us and the featured items, so we ordered appetizers. Chargrilled oysters, raw oysters, naked gator tacos and the amazing gator sausage and shrimp cheescake.... More 

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Thank Trish S
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here on a Sunday afternoon and the wait was about 40 minutes. There is an app which shows how many people are ahead of you and to let you k is when you can be seated. Outdoor seating was especially popular because the day was beautiful. We had walked by Saturday night and the wait then was over... More 

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Thank Jerri L
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Our building is certainly unique. It is actually 3 buildings all put together to form one building plus 2 outdoor patios. The oldest building was built in the early 1840's! As you noted, we get very busy when the weather is good due to our many outdoor seats but most guests still seem to have a great time with us... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The chargrilled oysters are my favorite thing on the menu. So good we had 3 orders. We also enjoyed the Muffuletta, so creamy, and the lobster PO boy. Their fries are also outstanding. The blue crab cakes are also delicious. I've never had anything I didn't like here. Service was very good. One of my favorite places to eat in... More 

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Thank jkaycollier
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

The chargrilled oysters are A LOT of guests' favorite item on the menu. We are deleted that you chose to visit us and are very happy to read that you enjoyed our Lobster PO Boy, Cajun fries, the Blue Crab Cakes and the often under appreciated Muffuletta as well. We are honored to be one of your favorite places to... More 

Lima, Ohio
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent time. A true gem. Great feeling of STL. Food is excellent, ambiance is great. Everything feels good. Drinks are decent. Excellent oysters , fish and Cajun. I had the scallibut, scallop crusted halibut. The halibut was phenomenal however the cheese sauce completely over powered the scallops. -Blogger AM21

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Thank aaron m
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to BOB and for taking the time to write an outstanding review for us. We are very happy to read that you had an excellent time with us and enjoyed our ambiance, fresh oysters and seafood as well as our Cajun Creole specialties. Sorry about the cheese sauce. We normally add a little citrus beurre blank... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place...fun, funky, warm, inviting. Great food and wonderful service! Good prices on super fresh oysters. Yummy Cajun dishes. Been coming here for years and it never lets us down!

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Thank Judy B
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the love. We are honored to be one of your "longtime favorite place to go in St. Louis". Your description is exactly how we would like to be described, "fun, funky, warm, inviting". Thank you for all of the kind words about our food and service. We hope to continue to see you for many years to... More 

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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the restaurants in the area, this has the best food. The atmosphere is really fun and they offer live music most of the evening and night. Really a must see for local culture.

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Thank Marge A
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to BOB and for the terrific review. We especially like the fun atmosphere and live music part of your review. Both of those things are very important to us and we are delighted to read that you appreciate them. Thank you for recommending us to others and we hope to see you again. John More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One could choose anything on the menu and be totally satisfied. If you are a seafood lover, this is a place for your taste buds. The presentation is very inviting.

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Thank Patricia L
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We like "dreamy food". Nothing wrong with being dreamy. Thank you for visiting BOB and for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We never tire of hearing from satisfied and happy guests such as yourself and we always look forward to your return. Thank you for the support and we hope to see you soon. John More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a great dinner. Super fried oysters and great shrimp and grits. Weekends can be busy.

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Thank wrayprice
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We are very pleased to read that both you and your wife had a great dinner with us. Weekends can be busy but you can always call ahead for preferred seating which will make any wait shorter if there is a wait. There is seldom a wait for tables during the week unless there is a special event downtown or... More 

Overland, Missouri, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gumbo, Crawfish, BBQ Shrimp, Oysters and Po-Boys! Who could say "No"? We had Grilled Oysters & Oysters Bienville along with Cajun Mussels and french bread! Yummy! Great beer and Bourbon selection. Give this place a try.

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Thank Gene P
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Broadway Oyster Bar, responded to this review

WE certainly won't say no to gumbo, crawfish, BBQ shrimp, oysters and PO boys! We always enjoy a positive comparison to NOLA because there is no other place in the US quite like New Orleans, the most unique city in America! Thanks for the visit, the awesome review and the recommendation to others. We hope to see you again. John More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?