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Bad Art Bistro

707 Edmond St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-2268
+1 816-749-4433
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, French
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707 Edmond St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-2268
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Our group of 6 arrived at this eclectically appointed eatery and were seated outside for dinner. We enjoyed a variety of drinks and craft beers while waiting for our meals. First out were the salads, a Caesar, an Organic Green and several Avocado salads. Everyone...More

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Service slow and disorganized. Total of ten people in the restaurant. Food was good but the portions had you asking for more. Had to ask for a bill. Waiter finally brought over and iPad hover over me until I entered a tip, could not produce...More

Thank Kyla E
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

While visiting family we decided to eat here this evening and I can only say that I wish we had more of this in my hometown!!!! When food comes to you in five minutes you know that it's bagged and krap but the care they...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I ate dinner here last weekend with my family and I have to say that the food and service exceeded my expectations. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to make sure that we had everything we needed. I would strongly recommend...More

Thank H B
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I have eaten here numerous times over the years it has been open through the different owners. While the food is always exceptional, the overall experience is lacking for the price.That is unfortunate as the restaurant space is has potential for such great atmosphere. The...More

Thank travelersjmo
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

6 of us Had reservations and they didn't know where to seat us with a half empty restaurant. Could not get our drink order correct. No prices on the menu and it took an hour to get our food. When the bill came they didn't...More

Thank Willy B
F00die096, General Manager at Bad Art Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

We appreciate & value our customer's reviews. The Sirloin that we use is Black Label Angus that is never frozen and hand cut daily. Also our Sirloin is priced well within the market value for our area for a steak at 12 oz. And you...More

Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I ate here a month or so ago with my mother from out of town. My boyfriend is a native st joeien and has never been to bad art. Wanting him to try something new, I dragged him inside. His hesitation was justified. Even though...More

5  Thank Alisonbellsmile
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We drove up from Kansas City after seeing a Groupon deal for this place, and the drive was worthwhile. The restaurant is in an historic area of Downtown St. Jo (as they call it), adjacent to a fabulous old movie house that appears to have...More

1  Thank deputysher
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Bad Art Bistro has the best, freshest and most interesting food in St. Joseph! The service is very attentive and the New Infused Cocktails are GREAT! They are now featuring Live Music on most weekends and it is a Great Place To Go for a...More

1  Thank Stanleydale3
Reviewed 6 June 2015

What a great place to eat, the owner really takes pride in his cooking and it shows. We were there for lunch and the menu was limited but a fair selection considering this is in downtown st jo so not the busiest area during the...More

1  Thank coppinpr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Edmond St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-749-4433
  • E-mail
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