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Black Walnut Bistro

222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
+1 573-486-3298
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bisque” (34 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (31 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were watching the NCAA tournament at our hotel, so we didn't get there until after 8:00 on a Sunday night (thru close at 9:00!). Needless to say, we had the place to ourselves. But Cindy, our wonderful waitress, did not rush us at all....More

Thank hrwendy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great evening at the Black Walnut Bistro. Our waitress was great. The zucchini as an appetizer was awesome. I had the shrimp and lobster fettuccine. The Alfredo sauce and shrimp were good but my lobster tail was chewy. Would be willing to eat...More

Thank feuermedic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Black Walnut Bistro and we will definitely be back next time we are in Hermann! Our waiter Joel made some excellent recommendations for wine and appetizers and explained the menu in detail to us as well. We had the...More

Thank amy s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our Valentine's evening meal here while staying in Hermann. I enjoyed the restaurant, the atmosphere and much of my meal. I was slightly disappointed in my pasta dish. The chef makes his own pasta and you could tell it was...More

Thank Endra1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard from our inn keeper that this was a good restaurant. We came on a Sunday night. We walked from our B&B over on 3rd street. There were only three tables with customers including ours and one waitress. We had the zucchini appetizer,...More

Thank jhebert529
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The server was extremely knowledgeable about the menu, how the food was prepared, and was very friendly. I was happy to see that they had a gluten-free substitution for the pasta. The drink selection was well-varied, and the menu items were simple but delicious. Our...More

Thank Missy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined at the Black Walnut Bistro the first night we stayed in Hermann. The food was excellent. He had a steak and I tried the dill shrimp with pasta as well as a side salad. The house made creamy Italian is...More

1  Thank Kylene H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service. Good environment. Food was very good and priced reasonably for quality. We would return.

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great little find in Hermann. We expected it to be ok but it was great!! The help was wonderful. We had a great red bottle of wine with our pasta dishes and it was perfect. Had it not beeen referenced we would...More

1  Thank Retiredatheart
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We had good service. The steak and pasta were very good. However, the place was quiet, very slow on this beautiful Saturday night. It was about 7:00--made us wonder if the restaurant was successful or not.--There's not much fine dining in Hermann. This is one...More

Thank anderson213
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Questions & Answers
Amber H
20 April 2017|
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Response from BWBISTRO | Property representative |
Amber, We do not have outdoor seating, however would be more than willing to seat you by our front windows upon request. Please let us know if we can assist you with a reservation. 573-486-3298
8 April 2016|
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Response from aashley1032 | Reviewed this property |
Casual to dressy! Jeans are appropriate, but so are dress pants and dresses.
Daisy S
25 January 2015|
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Response from BWBISTRO | Property representative |
Hi Daisy, Our current menu is on our Facebook page, and can be reached under the "About" section. We change our menu frequently to be able to offer our customers with the freshest produce available and exclusive seasonal... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$36
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E 1st St, Hermann, MO 65041-1114
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hermann
  • Phone Number: +1 573-486-3298
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