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Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe

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285 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-3464
(417) 336-3535
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Great Food! Great Entertainment! Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe - 1950's...
Great Food! Great Entertainment! Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe - 1950's Style Diner serving our Famous Steakburgers and Fries, an Old Fashioned Soda Fountain and Live Entertainment! This is a MUST if you visit Branson Missouri!
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 175
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 67
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mediocre Food Mediocre Service

We ate at Uptown Cafe. We are vegetarian and asked our server if there were any animal products in the food we wanted to order...she said "as far as I know there isn't" so we took a chance and ordered the Vegetarian Stir Fry and some fries. Well the fries were fried in bacon... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Robert H
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Springfield, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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395 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We ate at Uptown Cafe. We are vegetarian and asked our server if there were any animal products in the food we wanted to order...she said "as far as I know there isn't" so we took a chance and ordered the Vegetarian Stir Fry and some fries. Well the fries were fried in bacon grease!...discusting!!! and the Stir Fry tasted... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had lunch there. The prime rib sandwich was great. We liked it so well, we came back the next day for the breakfast buffet. It was just ok. There was live entertainment at both breakfast and lunch. The staff was attentive and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Only had a b'fast buffet, but all was AOK. Place get busy in the high season. The display of the Purple Heart winner in the front is powerful.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Our hotel did not have complimentary breakfast so every morning we loaded up the baby to find some place to eat. We passed by and decided to try. The breakfast consisted of eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, waffles and fruit. It was $6.99/pp, so it was a good value. We would eat here again, just not every morning.

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Mackinac Island, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Since the entertainment was free, we were not disappointed. However, when we called before going to lunch, we were told entertainer started at 12:00. So we arrived about 11:40, wanting to get seated, drinks and our order placed before "the show". Well, we got our food, the entertainer was still setting up at 12:40 as we were way done eating,... More 

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Memphis
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193 reviews 193 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We usually avoid breakfast buffet, but it was our last meal before leaving Branson, MO. And, we were glad we stopped. The singer was entertaining and the food was quite good. There were many choices with the eggs and waffles being our favorite. The price was very reasonable as well. The atmosphere works with that fifties look and there are... More 

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Jonesboro
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Prices were way too high for the quality of food. We had to find our waitress numerous times. When we were leaving the manager and our waitress were eating Domino's by the register. We will not go back.

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Springfield, MO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My family and I had a great experience at the Uptown Cafe. We went on a Sat. night and they had one of the performers from a local show singing Johnny Cash cover songs and it was very entertaining. The food was really good and the service great. I would recommend this restaurant for it's service and trip back in... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and had a good lunch of grilled cheese and a BLT. When in the area and looking for lunch I would suggest here. The service was good and the prices too.

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Dardanelle, Arkansas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

First time to visit this place and will definitely go again. Such a fun atmosphere to eat and the live music was great. Got there special of the day and it was really good. Will say its kinda loud if you sit near the stage but for me not an issue.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 285 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-3464
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson
  • Phone Number: (417) 336-3535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

Great Food! Great Entertainment! Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe - 1950's Style Diner serving our Famous Steakburgers and Fries, an Old Fashioned Soda Fountain and Live Entertainment! This is a MUST if you visit Branson Missouri!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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