With so many places to eat, this list can only cover some of the most well known or recommended restaurants around. Don't be afraid to explore the city's other fine eateries and let us know what you think! Enjoy Branson, MO's food however and wherever you like, you will soon see that it's hard to choose a bad restaurant here!
Billy Bob’s Dairyland
Billy Bob's Dairyland is a dining legend in Branson! If you're old enough, you'll remember burger joints like this in small town America; if you're not, you've longed for a place like the ones you see on old TV shows. Well, here it is right in the heart of the country, an honest-to-goodness throwback restaurant! Nothing fancy on the menu here, just plain good burgers, hot dogs, a few sandwiches, and ice cream.
Billy Gail’s Café in Branson was originally a gas station that was transformed into an amazing little country restaurant. The restaurant is decorated in the Homey Americana style, but doesn’t just contain a kitchen and dining tables.
Danna's Bar-B-Que & Burger Shop in Kirbyville is keeping folks east of Branson happily supplied with their favorite burgers, barbecue, and Ozarks hospitality! One of three locations of this local dining favorite, Danna's Kirbyville location is dishing up everything that's made them a hotspot for more than 15 years, including their meaty ribs, juicy burgers, tender pork, and those irresistible Memphis Rolls.
Whether it’s a casual lunch, intimate dinner for two, or an elegant private dinner party for sixty, the culinary staff of students at Dobyn’s Dining Room offer something for every taste. Your Branson dining experience will be enhanced by student entertainment Thursday through Saturday evenings, and Sunday during their award-winning brunch, featuring a wide range of musical talent from the campus.
Along with burnt ends, pulled pork, smoked prime brisket, Texas rope sausage, and smoked bologna, barbecue fans can indulge in burgers, mac 'n' cheese, wings, and salads. Gettin’ Basted also serves St. Louis-style ribs. People often associate a style with a flavor, but it’s often the cut of meat. The St. Louis-style ribs are meatier, with more fat, so you get more flavor.
Inspired by the IMAX adventure "Ozarks Legacy & Legend," McFarlain's Family Restaurant is a Branson exclusive. This full-service restaurant, located inside Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex, is famous for its legendary Ozarks cuisine, homemade pies, unique atmosphere, and entertaining hospitality!
Located in the Branson Craft Mall on Highway 165, you’ll be hard-pressed to find fresher meat in town for your sandwich. Coming straight from the owner's personal smoker, Pickin’ Porch Grill offers some of the best-pulled pork you could ever hope to eat, along with freshly made chicken salad and potato soup, among other items.
Rib Crib has been keepin' it saucy for 25 years, and the Branson location is one of its sauciest! Finding barbecue here, where tangy, tasty meat compliments Branson's incredible music shows, is an easy task, but some barbecue rises above the norm, and that's certainly the case with The Rib Crib!
This hidden gem can be found in Branson’s historic downtown, surrounded by quaint shops and small theaters. The Branson Café was established in 1910 and has been serving up delicious, homestyle meals for more than 100 years.
Located on Lake Taneycomo at the Branson Landing, The White River Fish House in Branson, Missouri offers a spectacular fishing lodge décor complete with stunning views of the lake on the floating deck and a cozy stone fireplace. The friendly attentive service and fantastic menu fare keep locals and visitors returning time and again. Guests of the White River Fish House in Branson will enjoy a good variety of menu selections served up in generous portions including appetizers such as fantastic home-style cornbread and Venison Stuffed Mushrooms.