Dining in Branson, Missouri is a Treat!
With 356 restaurants and over 32,000 seats you can enjoy gourmet delights, seemingly never ending buffets, international cuisine, mouth watering snacks and fast food specialties. Spectacular views and remarkable cuisine are the hallmark of the Branson dining experience. While we can't cover every restaurant in Branson, we have included restaurants we personally recommend.
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New restaurants including Fuddruckers, Coldstone Creamery and Krispy Kreme are located off Hwy 76. IHOP is conveniently located on the corner of Hwy 76 next to Celebration City and the Honeysuckle Inn. A second Ruby Tuesday in is Branson and new to the Branson Mall. Quiznos, also new, is located in Green Mountain Plaza.
Since dining is such an integral part of your Branson experience in addition to the shows and attractions, many Branson theatres have added delightful dining to their own venues. These restaurants are available in conjunction with your shows or just drop by for a memorable dining experience. Some of these are Rafter's at the Hughes Brother's Celebrity Theatre, Gilley's at the Mickey Gilley Theatre, Pie Annie's at the Jim Stafford Theatre, The Stage Door Canteen at the Welk Theatre an don't forget Lambert's Cafe in Ozark,MO - "The only home of the throwed rolls."
Dinner theatre is also an option at many of the shows, including the Showboat Branson Belle and The Dixie Stampede. Branson theme parks also offer the best in culinary treats at their restaurants and food venues whether you are looking for a quick snack or delightful Ozark dinners.
Pizza and Fast Food
Need to grab a quick bite to sustain you on your Branson travels? Look no further than Pizza World, that offers both dine in and carry out service, or Quizno's, located in the IMAX and also in the Green Mountain Plaza. In addition, you will find excellent alternatives at Branson's own fast food restaurants.
For those who enjoy a bit of spice in their dining pleasure Branson offers many different and delightful alternatives. Italian specialties are provided by The Olive Garden on 76 Blvd, Rocky's and Mr. G's in downtown Branson, and The Pasta House on Green Mountain Drive. Be sure to visit Silver Dollar City during their World Fest for endless opportunities to sample unique & delicious international foods!
Steak and Seafood
At Lone Star Steakhouse you will find an atmosphere of fun and excitement plus gre at steaks, succulent shrimp, scrumptious chicken and fabulous ribs. You will find Texas artifacts lining the walls and specially selected country western music playing for your enjoyment. Lone Star is conveniently located behind the Grand Palace.
Seafood is common fare at most of Branson's restaurants but a few specialize in these delicious specialties. Landry's Seafood Restaurant and Red Lobster have long been landmarks for the finest seafood in the area.
The Golden Corral serves mouth-watering breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets and offers a great variety of fresh and expertly prepared foods. Their bakers are always on duty serving up fresh from the oven breads and desserts. Stop by the Grand Country Buffet or Starvin' Marvin's and enjoy the wide variety of dishes prepared for you.
Family Style Dining
Family style dining is found in Branson by nationally known name restaurants, as well as Branson's own. Applebee's, Denny's, Cracker Barrel, Ruby Tuesday, and Mel's Hardluck Diner are just some of the names you will recognize for their great food and service. McFarlain's Family Restaurant is a Branson exclusive, located at the IMAX Complex. It's warm hospitality, fun, and generous portions of "Ozark cookin' like it's spose ta be," for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Farmhouse Restaurant in historic downtown Branson is known for its blueberry cobbler as well as its great meals.
The Rib Crib has mouth watering BBQ and ribs, and on Tuesday evenings they offer all-you-can-eat ribs for only $10.99! Located on Hwy 76 next to Dixie Stampede.
Gourmet dining in the Branson/Lakes area is truly memorable.
Top of the Rock features some of the best dining around, including wood-fired pizzas, fresh pasta specialties and grilled items. Couples enjoy dinner while overlooking Table Rock Lake in an airy, comfortable room. Known for its elegant presentation and exceptional cuisine, the Chateau Grille, with its stunning view of the lake, serves a choice selection of culinary favorites. The Candlestick Inn, established in 1962, overlooks Lake Taneycomo & Historic Downtown Branson, and its romantic atmosphere is markedly different from any other restaurant in Branson. Buckingham's Restaurant,with its exotic safari motif, provides another opportunity to enjoy gourmet fare.