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Ole Planters Restaurant

316 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3541
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Ranked #17 of 59 Restaurants in Hannibal
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: We asked a local for where they would go for dinner and they suggested Ole Planters. We could not have been happier. The restaurant had been there for years and its decor suggested this in a charming way. The dinners were a mix of locals and visitors. The dinning was homestyle and yummy. The meats were cooked to yummy perfection just like mom would do. As we were eatting the cook was bringing out freshly made pies which tasted as good as they smelled. One of the customers wanted to buy the entire pie it was so good. We loved Hannibal and this was the perfect restaurant to top off a day of traveling back in time and enjoying Main Street USA and the Mississippi as Tom Sawyer and his friends might have.
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The chicken fried steak was enjoyed by everyone else at my table. IT'S BIG! I had a big salad that was so fresh, with their house dressing. We all enjoyed the ambience, like eating in Grandma's home with old wallpaper and interesting photos and art on the wall. The staff was very friendly. Pleasant dining.

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Raymore, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife went to the restaurant on a Sunday afternoon. The special was smoked pork or beef with red potatoes, green beans, corn, and bread. It was priced less than $9! The meat, though lathered in sauce, was exceptionally smokey, especially the pork. The green beans had a touch of vinegar, creating a unique, appealing taste, different from the common... More

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Kirksville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I stopped here, not knowing where to go, just in town for the day. We ordered the specials, BBQ beef and BBQ pork sandwiches that came with chips & pickle. We both thought the BBQ meats were excellent, not too much smoke taste and not too tangy. The waitress we had was exceptionally good and friendly, which... More

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New Bloomfield, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love this place! We have to eat here every-time we come to town. It has been at least 7 years since we have been there and the food was just as good as I remember.You have to get the tenderloin with cheese! Phenomenal!!!!

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Daytona Beach, FL
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95 reviews 95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Ole Planters was recommended by the locals and we weren't disappointed. BBQ best ever had. Very quaint in keeping with the Hannibal area. Prices reasonable. Their turkey was the real deal. Would have like to go back another time.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was awesome, waitress friendly. We had gotten there right after the rush and only one waitress on, other than that excellent.

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Warsaw, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food is well prepared. On our first visit our server was excellent, but on our next trip, it was "okay". Not the cleanest place you've ever been, but worth trying

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Hastings, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We came in. We were told they had tableS ahead of us. They seated the ONE group ahead of us. We stood for 10 minutes waiting to be seated. Several tables were empty and a few had been cleaned and were ready to seat people. After a waitress had thanked us twice for waiting we decided to leave. I wonder... More

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Shawnee, Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I called ahead as there were 20 of us here for dinner. I have to say they were very accommodating and the service was superior. HOWEVER I was really disappointed in the food. Salad bar was limited and food average. A lot of us ordered the catfish and it was just ok. Not what I would have expected near the... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I had a sandwich here today which was good. While eating, I watched a young female employee sitting not far from me as she coughed repeatedly into her hands. Then she got up and started removing clean beverage glasses from a tray and put them on a shelf with others. Then she started drying silverware, all the while coughing into... More

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