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4196 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2144
573-348-2217
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Thu - Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food at a good price

stopped on a sunday morning around 9:30--they were very busy--Pam was our waitress and was funny and very good--biscuits and gravy was very good--wife had the cheese omelet and english muffin that was very good--pam kept our coffees filled--they do not have half and half for the coffee just regular... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
jon w
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Attica, Indiana
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Attica, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

stopped on a sunday morning around 9:30--they were very busy--Pam was our waitress and was funny and very good--biscuits and gravy was very good--wife had the cheese omelet and english muffin that was very good--pam kept our coffees filled--they do not have half and half for the coffee just regular milk--we will no doubt eat there again on our next... More 

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Since our hotel didn't have breakfast we decided to go out that morning. We drove down the Parkway and spotted this little Cafe. It looked busy so we decided to stop in. It is not a chain so we weren't sure what to expect. It was very busy but we were seated right away. They had a large selection on... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went here with some friends for breakfast. Had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. I got the all you can eat breakfast and it was awesome. I obviously didn't leave hungry. The pancakes, sausage, b&g's and eggs were great. The waitress was awesome and my coffee cup never went empty. All my buddies loved the food too. Nothing... More 

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68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Kay's offers very good, down home type food. You get plenty of food at very reasonable prices. Nothing fancy but a good place for families or friends.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ate breakfast here one morning and it was very good. It was a Sunday and they had a sign that said they were only serving breakfast that day. It was fine with me because that's all I wanted. Got the hash, scrambled eggs, toast, and grits. I am definitely eating here on my next trip to The Lake!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It's a homey place with wisecracking waitresses and hot coffee. Breakfast and lunch only. Lots of breakfast options but we picked the "all you can eat, cooked to order" option. I had an omelet, hash browns, and pecan pancakes for the first round which was the perfect amount of food. My husband had biscuits and gravy, hash browns and pecan... More 

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Troy, Missouri
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49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have been coming to Kay's for years as a family and its always a great experience. This is just a home cooking restaurant, we always go for breakfast. They are able to accommodate fairly large groups of people and the waitresses have been doing this forever they are quick, efficient and friendly. They have an all you can eat... More 

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Minnesota
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19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Don't get me wrong, yes the food is good. The "buffet" is all freshly made-to-order, which is great. My mom says the biscuits and gravy are worth driving 500 miles for. However, the place smells like a giant ashtray. You'll likely cut a few days off of your life due to the second hand smoke. The breakfast isn't worth having... More 

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Greeenwood, Arkansas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We read the reviews on this place and I have to say, the wife and I really enjoyed it. The prices were just right and really good food. Got there about 8:45A.M. and were told about the all you can eat breakfast but we ordered from the seniors menu. We still received a good size meal. We highly recommend this... More 

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wow I thought the breakfast was terrible. Somewhat dirty and food was awful. I would not recommend for breakfast at all.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4196 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2144
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: 573-348-2217

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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