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7401 Manchester Blvd. Send to Phone

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bobby's Restaurant Review

: This former health club has been turned into a restaurant decorated to evoke a two-story (yes, the ceiling is that high) New Orleans courtyard, including Spanish moss, Mardi Gras streamers and all, and a bar where the music ranges beyond that traditionally associated with the Big Easy. Not unlike some New Orleans restaurants, it serves a wide range of clientele, from business people to dates to Mom-worked-late-tonight family dinners. If the food is not perfectly up to Crescent City standards, one has the option of South Pacific food, the results of the owners' sailing around the world after they closed their previous Bobby's. The inter-continental traveling provides diners with dishes like a powerful oysters Rockefeller, authentically creamy red beans and rice, and polasami, a spicy coconut milk-based curry with a generous amount of seafood (chicken and vegetarian versions are available) and seasoning. Turtle soup, no longer a common item on St. Louis menus, can be enjoyed here, too. Those on a low fat diet should shun the gado-gado, which bears a heavy peanut sauce.


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