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Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe

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285 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-3464
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food fast service and good entertainment. We had lunch my wife had the tenderloin and I had the club. Both were delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank James N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The breakfast buffet is a good value & the service here is always friendly. This place is a must stop for us each summer during our annual trip to Branson.

Thank Ashley W
DeLand, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite shocked when my sister received her hamburger it was paper thin, basically locked like a piece of lunch meat for $8, another member of our party ordered a country fried steak that was 90% breading. Not a good experience.

Thank DaDonmonn
Salem, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are car buffs and have a street rod so we were thrilled to find this place to eat at. Clean and friendly environment. Good for family and friends to eat at. Reasonably priced. Would eat there again.

Thank Dennis E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a nice breakfast buffet here that consisted of the usual breakfast foods, nothing too fancy. It was fine, except our table was overrun with ants. As we were leaving after our meal, the manager asked if we enjoyed our meal and we informed him of the ants and he couldn't have cared less. His lack of caring made... More 

Thank Amanda M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great burgers - make sure to get a double, because the patties are thin, griddle-style. Fun atmosphere with singers and friendly wait staff. Good place to take kids.

Thank Alice H
Pomona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Shakes were so good. Went there for lunch. Burgers and fries. Loved the interior design. there was a performer playing his guitar and singing.

Thank Consuelo A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a good choice, especially for families. The decor is quite interesting. They occasionally have performers. The food is very good. We have had the chicken fried steaks and hamburgers and they were both delicious.

Thank Peggy G
Harrison, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited this café for years because we enjoy the breaded tenderloin sandwich. We were kind of disappointed that the sandwich had gotten so much smaller but still good. We took our grandchildren and they ordered from the child menu. We were disappointed that for the cost it didn't include fries or any side dish - corn dog only.... More 

Thank 281cynthiam
Bennington, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we were starving and this place happened to be across the street from the Titanic museum where we were. we had no idea they had live performers. we sat and ate home cooked meal listening to a girl sing country songs. she was very nice and quite good. we had a great time interacting with her. food was good, ice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-3464
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson
  • Phone Number: 14173363535
Great Food! Great Entertainment! Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe - 1950's Style Restaurant Diner serving our Famous Steakburgers and Fries, an Old Fashioned Soda Fountain and Free Live Entertainment for every meal! A must restaurant when visiting Branson Missouri!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?