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Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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285 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616-3464
+1 417-336-3535
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with my family and really enjoyed it. We had burgers, fries, and shakes and everything was good. Our waitress was great and the service was great. The place was clean, prices were on par with other restaurants. We would return if in the area.

Thank WildHaireHiking
Oran, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice on our trip, the breakfast buffet tasted great and the price paid was about right, has everything you would expect to have for breakfast. Dinner menu could use some improvements, it needs more options so if you have a picky eater in the family like me they might leave unhappy. Also for the price paid the food... More 

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Jacksonville, Illinois
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

It's our ritual to eat here on the last morning of our visit before we head home. The buffet contains all the traditional breakfast choices and the food is hot! Get there after 9 am for live entertainment. It's a good value with the Branson discount card.

Thank rwebb804
Farmington, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

While you do get to hear live music while you dine, the food in our opinion was just mediocre. We dined there for dinner and for the breakfast buffet. We liked the Farmhouse Restaurant a lot better.

Thank BGP_10
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

I was disappointed with this restaurant. It sounded very cool,but evidently we were in between any entertainment. The food was just okay, the waiter was nice.

Thank laurashearer
Branson, Missouri
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Excellent food and entertaining show. Very friendly waitresses and hostess. I would recommend both the food and entertainment.

Thank Warren B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

The sandwich named prime rib was just lukewarm sliced beef. The waiter was very unfriendly. He did not check if we liked our food or offer any drink refills.

Thank maddogBranson
Salem, MO
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit here this year. Fast seating, fast service and yummy yummy food. We got hungry after a show and wondered where to go, must have been around 10 pm. And ice cream is what we wanted after dinner. The hamburger's are very thin so order a double or more, and so tasty. The ice cream after... More 

Thank Salem_MOKaren
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here while in Branson and it was excellent. Neat oldies atmosphere and a huge menu. You can grab a beer here too. They have a malt and ice cream bar as well. Also there was live entertainment that was pretty good. I had the Reuben sandwich and it was exceptional. We will come back on our next... More 

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Dardanelle, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Found this place Saturday morning and turned in because we did not feel like fighting traffic to find somewhere to eat. It was good enough we ate there Sunday morning as well! Buffet was great and the lady singing was really good. Friendly staff! I will be coming back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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: +1 417-336-3535
1950's themed restaurant. We are one of Branson Missouri's most popular places to eat and listen to live music. Rock out to some of Branson's best entertainers, right at your table! Serving up our Famous Steakburgers and Fries. Get it with a hand dipped chocolate, strawberry or vanilla shake! We have a vintage style soda fountain for shakes, malts, ice cream, apple pie, hot fudge turtle, vanilla & cherry cokes and so much more. 1953 Henry J Classic Taxi Cab out front for selfies and other pics. Great Food! Great Entertainment! We host one of Branson's highest rated dinner shows... A Tribute to George Strait Dinner Show with Gordy & Debbie Wensel. They've won too many awards to list. It's a must see show.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?