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Shorty Small's


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Sadie Size 7.99
Shorty Size 9.99
Shorty's Famous Onion Loaf
A heap of sliced onions, lightly breaded, then deep-fried to a golden brown. Served with chipotle ranch dip.
Side of Guacamole 2.59
Cheese Dip & Chips
Sadie does this up right with lots of special spices, then tops it off with spicy beef and chives, and serves it with a basket of crunchy chips and a side of tasty salsa.
Mozzarella Sticks
Wrap your hands around one of these babies and dunk it in Sadie's special marinara sauce - 5 huge sticks!
Home Fries
A skillet of seasoned home-fried potatoes topped with chili, charro beans, melted cheese and chives
Chicken Livers
Southern-fried chicken livers, served with country gravy and chives
guacamole 2.59
Substitute Chicken 2.29
Macho Nachos
This is the big daddy of all the nachos in Nacholand. Bunches and bunches of tortilla chips heaped with hearty chilli, jack and cheddar cheeses. Topped with diced tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, lettuce and sour cream. (Beef deleted upon request.)
Hand-pattied fresh ground beef, grilled to order and loaded with mustard, mayo, lettuce, tomato, and red onions. Served with Seasoned french fries.
Crispy Bacon 1.29
Hearty Chili with Charro Beans 2.29
Guacamole 2.59
Sauteed Onions 1.99
The American Hamburger
This one's for the meat - lover in you. Dressed with mustard, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles
Crispy Bacon 1.29
Hearty Chili with Charro Beans 2.29
Guacamole 2.59
Sauteed Onions 1.99
The American Cheeseburger
This puts all other cheeseburgers to shame!
BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger
Start with mayo and pickles, then top with crisp bacon, Shorty's BBQ sauce, melted cheese, and crunchy fried onions.
Guacamole 2.59
Grilled Chicken Salad
Leafy greens topped with mixed cheeses, chopped Roma tomatoes, cucumber slices, red onions, croutons, and strips of tender grilled chicken.
Blackened Chicken Salad
Seasoned with Cajun spices, we gently blacken chicken tenders to top off a hearty tossed salad with mixed cheeses, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and croutons.
Sadie's Southern Chicken Salad
Crisp, fresh salad greens topped with a whole bunch of Southern fried chicken, mixed cheeses, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and croutons.
Pork Salad Annie
Sweetly marinated pulled pork settled on a bed of salad mix, Jack and Cheddar cheeses, diced tomatoes, red onion rings, and cucumber slices.
Chicken Salad Croissant
Chunky, home-style chicken salad with sweet cranberries and toasted pecans on a flaky, buttery croissant with leafy lettuce and sliced tomatoes. Served with sweet mandarin oranges.
Pulled Pork Sandwich
A big ol' portion of slow cooked pork seasoned with hickory, herbs, and spices. Served on a steamy bun with BBQ sauce, onions and slaw. Comes with a side of creamy coleslaw and french fries
Bowl 6.99
Soup with loaded dinner salad 9.89
Soup of the Day!
A bowl of hearty homemade soup with varieties like Creamy' Tator Bacon, Beefy Chili, Chicken Tortilla, or Senate Bean Soup.
Roasted Chicken
Succulent lightly-seasoned half chicken oven roasted to perfection. Served with mashed potatoes covered with country gravy, and green beans. (As Available)
Chicken Tender Platter
Plenty of battered and HAND-BREADED chicken strips that are fried to a juicy, golden brown! Served with country gravy, slaw and fries.
Fried Chicken Livers
A heapin' helpin' of hand-breaded chicken livers, fried up and served with creamy gravy, slaw and seasoned french fries.
World Famous Catfish
"Farm raised" crispy critters are why Shorty is known far and wide! Served with fries and slaw.
Chicken Fried Steak
A huge hand-breaded steak topped with country gravy and served with seasoned fries and coleslaw.
Shorty's Original 20.99
Sadie's Size 17.89
Shorty's Original World Famous Ribs
Jumpin'-Off-The-Bone Tender Ribs®. Served with seasoned fries, slaw, and sweet 'n tangy baked beans.
Kansas City Strip Steak
USDA KC strip grilled to perfections. Served with a refreshing mixed dinner salad and a steamin' baked 'tator.
Sadie's Smoked Sausage
A touch of tasty BBQ sauce is added to our smoked sausage. Served with french fries, baked beans, and coleslaw.
BBQ Chicken Dinner
Roasted half of a chicken basted over and over again in Shorty's scrumptious sauce. Served with french fries, creamy slaw, and tangy baked beans. (As available)
Almost Famous Pulled Pork
Sweetly marinated pulled pork topped off with tangy barbecue sauce. Served with seasoned french fries, creamy coleslaw and baked beans.
All Combination dinners are served with hot seasoned French fries, Creamy coleslaw and tangy baked beans
Original Rib Combo
Combine our "Jumpin'-Off-The-Bone Tender Ribs®" with your choice of one of the following; fried catfish, chicken fried chicken tenders, pulled pork, BBQ smoked sausage, or fried chicken livers. Served with creamy slaw, lots of seasoned fries, and sweet 'n tangy baked beans.
Shorty's Triple Meat Combo
"Jumpin'-Off-The-Bone Tender Ribs®" served alongside pulled pork and smoked sausage.
Basic BBQ Combo
Slow-roasted pulled pork served with tender roasted chicken.
Chicken Tender Combo
Hand-breaded chicken tenders deep-fried in seasoned flour and served with your choice of Southern chicken livers, pulled pork, or roasted chicken.
Fried Catfish Combo
Fried catfish strips and homemade tarter sauce served with your choice of roasted chicken, pulled pork, BBQ smoked sausage, or chicken tenders and gravy.
New York Style Cheesecake
Blackberry or Peach Cobbler
Sizzlin' Apple Pie
Sadie hand picks the apples herself, then bakes to perfection. Served on a sizzling skillet with a brandy butter sauce.
Turtle Cheesecake
Chocolate Chip Brownie Sundae
A warm chocolate chip cookie and fresh baked brownie, topped with vanilla bean ice cream, caramel, chocolate, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry.
Carrot Cake
All kids meals are served with choice of French fries, green beans, or mandarin oranges and a drink.
Grilled Cheese
Chicken Snack
Fried Catfish
Cheese Pizza
Mac & Cheese
Mini Corn Dogs
Shorty Small's is located right in the middle of Branson's famous "strip" and we are across the street for the Andy Williams Theater!
$8 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews onion loaf ribs catfish pulled pork mozzarella sticks fried steak cole slaw beans cheeseburger salad biscuits moon river andy williams fall off the bone food was great our waiter huge portions
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Burgers, BBQ, Ribs, fried foods, etc. Service was ok, but very slow to even get us silverware. Would eat somewhere else if have the option.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s convenient, cool looking, with a decent menu. The service and food are average at best. Atmosphere is appropriate for any size Grouop.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank PhilipJ950
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with family, had a good time. Server was great, very a accommodating, especially with the toddler we had in the group. Food was good but the group felt it was probably overpriced for what you got. Several of us were looking for lighter fair...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 225bradw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been to the old Shorty Smalls and I liked the rustic atmosphere. The new one is a nice building but without the charm. The food was good with the servings being ample. Not cheap but a nice lunch/dinner. Our server, Lauren, was one...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jgnesn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the ribs and catfish. Outstanding food and the service was excellent as well. I was surprised how much food you got for the price. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank terrywU8740PM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellant, service was great Love how fast we were seated, waited on and food was served all the people there were so nice and restaurant was so clean

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rhymermawmaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

In short, greatly overpriced. Average quality food at best. Service good. NOT a full service BBQ restaurant meaning no brisket, chicken, sausage...ONLY ribs. Reheated at that. You Decide! In Branson with three grandsons and my wife and I. Stayed at Angel Inn (great experience) and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sebbyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was Friday night around dinner time so we were told it could be a 20 minute wait. We had to wait for a while but once we were seated it was good service and good food. Also all their plates of food are more...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rachelnikole96
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal that we ordered was more than enough. The chicken tenders were especially good, but I couldn't eat them all - they are real tenders, not the thin little crusty ones that the fast food places offer.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mick412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our worse meal on vacation and it wasn’t terrible, but no one walked away and said that was “delicious.” Everything was average which is why I gave it a rating of 3. I would say that the cheddar biscuit was very dry.....the baked...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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May 14, 2018|
Response from ShortySmallsOKC | Property representative |
Hi Brooke. If you would like to make a reservation with us, please call our restaurant at (417) 337-9716. Thanks. We look forward to seeing you!
March 27, 2017|
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Response from ShortySmallsOKC | Property representative |
Hi Janet, We sure can! You may contact our general manager, Tara Camren. (417) 337-9716 We look forward to having you visit us. The Shorty Small's Team
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