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The Bayou

864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708
+1 417-235-7800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Very good Cajun food. I had the Riverfront Platter Gumbo, Shrimp, Catfish and Oysters very good. Wife had Crab Casserole which was ok but not New Orleans. Had to rate #4 Salad bar needed attention and wait staff was sub par

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The food is always great, but the hostess gets overwhelmed with large groups or a crowd rush. Our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. Keep us updated on our order as we waited.

Thank Lucinda B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I had the crawfish etouffee and my wife the shrimp grits and they were both excellant. Amazing to find this flavorful Louisiana cuisine in southwest Missouri. Reasonably priced, excellent service and ambience. Separate bar seating in the back. We will return whenever we are in...More

Thank wnortonStl
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Saw an advertisement on TV and had wanted to visit. We did and were disappointed. Lettuce on salad bar was not fresh. Portions very small. Quality was not what we expected on two of our three orders.

Thank Kerry N
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Went here on the first night of our trip. Sarah our waitress couldn’t have been more friendly. Ordered the roast beef Pinot and a combo platter with fried shrimp, crawfish, oysters and alligator balls. Couldn’t have bee any better than sitting in a restaurant in...More

Thank Camper224364
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were recommended to this place by several people so we were excited to try it. We were told we could smoke in the bar but when we got there the place was all non-smoking due to a swim team reservation. We were ok with...More

Thank TLR_Stomboly
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Eat here every time we come for a swim meet as a team. Great food, fast, friendly, and affordable. Love the cheese dip and anything shrimp or chicken. Steak is good too. Large or small the place that treats you like family.

Thank akemmerer
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Lunch was ok. We received our food quickly. I had the hot beef sandwich with gravy and it was tasty but my husband ordered the seafood and they messed his order up and had to re-do it. Normally I would give this a pass but...More

1  Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I love this place! The atmosphere is great, along with the food! Not to mention, Kevin is the best server ever! It comes highly recommended by me and my family!

Thank StacyWinberry
Bayou M, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you so much, we love what we do and I am glad you noticed. Sincerely, Darren

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I really love Cajun food and it's pretty hard to find around here. So, when I saw a segment on TV about this place I knew we had to try it. It was an hour from home, a nice drive. Unfortunately, the food did not...More

1  Thank ItIsSo G
Bayou M, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks for being honest to report your experience, it is helpful to us in ways of becoming an experience worth remembering, Please accept our thanks for trying us. We will do whatever it takes to be better, in every aspect from portions to price. i...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Monett
  • Phone Number: +1 417-235-7800
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Whatever you are feeling at the moment, you can never go wrong with Cajun cuisine. If you are craving authentic Cajun and Creole food, visit Bayou Monett today. Serving Southwest Missouri
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