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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%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“bass” (50 reviews)
“fried clams” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1935 S Campbell Ave, Bass Pro Shop, Springfield, MO 65807-2650
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the new World of Wildlife and Aquarium at the Bass Pro Shop (Amazing!) and enjoyed lunch afterwards. Attentive, friendly service. Good food. We skipped the buffett and ordered off the menu.

Thank pkm711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salad bar excellent. Main dishes hit or miss, sometimes poorly stocked depending on time of day. Desert pretty bad!!! Very canned blah taste. I expected more from a name like Bass Pro. 4 visits and probably won't be back again. The store itself is amazing....More

Thank Alwaystellthetrith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for a good lunch after getting lost in Springfield looking for the biggest BP ever. Surprisingly the lunch buffet was really good, with the only exception being the fried catfish and fried popcorn shrimp (they didn't fare too well in the steam...More

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

Glad to hear it. Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service usually adequate. Seating on terrace or by aquariums the best for service. The buffet is not always up to par for price point but it is known for some interesting choices. When the food IS good it is top notch- the drinks are great...More

Thank Diana P
Peter J, General Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you business. Thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't normally do buffets but this one I could not pass up. Pork tenderloin, pasta dishes, vegetables, fried Chicken, shrimp, numerous salads, a great dessert selection and for 12 or 13 dollars it was great.

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

Glad to hear you really enjoyed everything!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went during lunch and had a 10 minute wait. We got the buffet and there were a lot of options. Our server was very nice, but I can’t remember his name. The salad at the buffet was my favorite item.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Peter J, General Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate it. Thanks

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Building off of Earnest Hemingway's love of the outdoors and adventure lifestyle, Bass Pro has developed their signature restaurant into a goto place! I ordered the fried shrimp and was not overly impressed. The shrimp had a bit of bitterness to them possibly from bad...More

Thank Eric W
Peter J, General Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We were pretty worn out after 4 hours in the museum so we decided to eat on the Bass Pro property. The wait staff, we had Simons, was very good. They had good drinks. There was a soup and salad bar which looked good. Their...More

Thank awsumblsm
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

We appreciate your business thanks!!

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner and decided to try the buffet, the food looked fresh but most items were lacking in flavor and quality. Won’t keep me from coming back but would probably order from the menu next time.More

Thank James A
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

I am sorry to hear you were disappointed on some of the Buffet food as well. If you are ever back in Springfield and dine with us again please don't hesitate to let your server know if there is an issue with the buffet and...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch before touring the wildlife museum and aquarium. Food was very good, reasonably priced, served in an efficient and friendly manner...what more could you want? Oh, and the decor and ambience was excellent!

Thank Arkies10
Peter J, Manager at Hemingways Blue Water Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Great thanks and remember if you buy the museum season pass that comes with a 10% discount to Hemingway's for 1 year!!!

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Cindylouhausam
2 November 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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Tina D
4 April 2015|
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We are open Monday thru Saturday at 7am for breakfast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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