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316 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3541
573-221-4410
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: We asked a local for where they would go for dinner and they suggested Ole...
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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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Once is enough

Although I didn't walk out hungry, I would have to say very average food. I has BBQ pork. My friend had a catfish sandwich in which the thin piece of fish was overwhelmed by the large bun. The service was great but I was just a little disappointed by the food.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
brighamman
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Brigham City, Utah
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Missoula, Montana
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Lunch here was actually a highlight of the day. The server welcomed us warmly and made us feel at home, and the building is interesting. The food was delicious! The pork barbecue was tasty, but I liked the vegetables even more! The price is more than reasonable. Don't miss this restaurant.

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Palm Bay, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Disappointing food. All seemed frozen, even the veggie sides! Service was ok, atmosphere was nice, but food was frozen and not very good at all

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Brigham City, Utah
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Although I didn't walk out hungry, I would have to say very average food. I has BBQ pork. My friend had a catfish sandwich in which the thin piece of fish was overwhelmed by the large bun. The service was great but I was just a little disappointed by the food.

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Missouri
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101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We hadn't been to Hannibal for a few years so we stopped for lunch while on the way to St. Louis. The menu choices are tradition comfort foods including BBQ. The pulled pork dinner was very good. My wife's catfish, however, had so much breading that it overpowered the fish. The most unique part was the three vegetables served with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our first stop on a short visit of Hannibal...Ole Planters provided a great value and delicious comfort food. When on special, the meatloaf/meatloaf sandwich is fantastic. The restaurant's location on a historical strip of Main Street across from the Mark Twain Home and Grant's Pharmacy adds to the charm of this small eatery.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I wish I could get some fries with one of the better burgers in town. Meatloaf is great, BBQ is good.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
1 review
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3541
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hannibal
  • Phone Number: 573-221-4410

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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