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“Local Breakfast Treat” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Float Stream Restaurant

Float Stream Restaurant
102 Main, Van Buren, MO 63965
573-323-9606
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Ranked #3 of 11 Restaurants in Van Buren
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Rogersville, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Local Breakfast Treat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Needed a place to grab coffee and feed some hungry grandkids (we were staying at Big Spring Lodge and Cabins - Lodge not open this early), so headed to Van Buren, and asked at gas station. Directed here, and glad we found it. Your basic small town restaurant, where all the farmers and local (float trip campers and tourist too) meet and talk about their day and world events. Service good, breakfast very good, and just a plain good place to rest and eat.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Springfield, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Surprised”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We decided to take a scenic drive and got hungry. We gave this place a try and eas wonderfuly surprised by the food and service. We tried out the catfish and it was really good. The service was excellent and was very reasonably priced. I highly recommend.

Visited June 2014
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Been eating at the Float Stream for over 40 years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Since I was a kid we would stop at the Float Stream any time of day for a good meal. Definitely "diner" fare it is quite good and I always fine something to eat. Sometimes the buffet has food on it too long so I usually order off the menu. Recommend the BLT and the fried chicken if you can wait for it as it is made to order.

Visited June 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Small town diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Food was plentiful and prices were reasonable. Don't visit if you're looking for fine dining. This is a small town place. Our waitress was the only one there but then again they really didn't need more, except for a short period when she got very busy.

It didn't matter she took good care of all of the customers and still found time to smile and talk to them.

The food was good quality but again it's not fine dining. One of the things I enjoyed was listening to some of the locals talk about their day and their lives.

Visited May 2014
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“still a great place for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The breaded pork tenderloin is tops, as is the 'white' gravy! As good as you can get anywhere! Like their cole slaw also. Wife marveled at her catfish too!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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