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The Bayou

864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708-9376
+1 417-235-7800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
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864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708-9376
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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 14 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 10 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

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I was pretty disappointed after driving 80 miles to try this one. The olive salad was good, but the bread was wrong, and the stingy 1 layer of meat was lost. Husband said the roast beef poor boy was a pretty good sandwich, but also...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I'm a sucker for good fried pickles and even though i dined alone couldn't resist them. Also thoroughly enjoyed the fried combo platter. Catfish, shrimp, clams and a bowl of gumbo. Will be back next time i'm in town.

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

good atmosphere food to salty its close to authentic but not according to a friend who lives in new Orleans

1  Thank Ava H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Amazingly good for a small town. The menu is vast and eclectic. The food is delicious. The staff is knowledgeable and courteous. The prices are fair. The facility is clean. There's a lot to like about this restaurant.

Thank 68amx
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We used to go to eat here every week. Only go about once a month now. The poor boys are awesome. But there isn't good sides to go with it. They used to have great steak fries but now only offer the breaded fries. A...More

1  Thank gimpy2
Bayou M, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

we will have them and thank you very much Darren

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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 864 E US Highway 60, Monett, MO 65708-9376
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Monett
  • Phone Number: +1 417-235-7800
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