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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $11
CUISINES
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features

Menu

BURGERS‎
The King
Our original charbroiled hamburger
$6.49
Cheese $+0.40
The Bleu Moon Burger
Charbroiled burger topped w/ crumbled bleu cheese
$7.39
Bacon $+0.99
The Melt'n Berle - Patty Melt
Grilled patty topped w/ grilled onions & melted swiss & american cheese, served on two slices of grilled rye bread
$7.39
Bacon $+0.99
The James Dean - Bacon Cheeseburger
Charbroiled burger w/ bacon strips & cheese. (Be a rebel! )
$7.29
The Masked Man - Mushroom & Swiss
Charbroiled burger smothered w/ mushrooms & topped w/ swiss cheese
$7.29
Bacon $+0.99
The California Avocado Burger
Charbroiled burger layered w/ avocado, bacon & swiss cheese
$7.79
Double Little Ritchie w/ Cheese
Double cheese & double patties of a smaller-sized burger w/ the same "big" taste
$5.69
Single little ritchie w/ cheese $4.69
Bacon $+0.99
The Naked Burger
"Don't‎ look ethel! " Juicy burger w/ sautéed mushrooms, grilled onions, melted provolone cheese & no bun, comes w/ cottage cheese & seasonal fruit
$7.99
SANDWICHES‎
Aunt Bee's Breaded Tenderloin
Generously cut, seasoned tenderloin - opie’s favorite. Served w/ french fries or homemade chips. May request grilled.
$7.49
French Dip
Lean-sliced roast beef, served w/ swiss cheese on toasted ciabatta. Your choice of french fries or homemade chips.
$7.79
Cod or Catfish Sandwich
Lightly battered fish fillet topped w/ cheese, lettuce, tartar sauce & served on a bun. Your choice of french fries or homemade chips.
$7.29
Ciabatta Smoked Turkey Sandwich
Slow smoked turkey breast, sliced wafer-thin, piled high, served w/ lettuce, tomato & your choice swiss or american cheese, on toasted ciabatta. Comes w/ french fries or homemade chips.
$7.29
Avocado
Bacon $+0.99
Classic Club Sandwich
Smoked turkey & baked ham, w/ american cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, & mayo on sourdough. Served w/ french fries or homemade chips.
$7.29
Rueben Sandwich
Corned beef sliced thin & piled high, served w/ sauerkraut, thousand island dressing & swiss cheese, on grilled rye. Served w/ french fries or homemade chips.
$7.29
Ciabatta Grilled or Breaded Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ lettuce, tomato, onion & pickles, served on toasted ciabatta & your choice of french fries or homemade chips.
$7.29
Ciabatta Tuna Sandwich
Freshly prepared albacore tuna salad served on toasted ciabatta & your choice of french fries or homemade chips.
$6.99
Classic BLT
Thick country bacon, topped w/ crisp lettuce & tomatoes, served on your choice of bread, & french fries or homemade chips
$6.99
OSCAR'S STEAKS & SUCH‎
We proudly serve only the finest USDA choice beef steaks. Aged just right & selected for its mouth-watering combination of tender, yet firm texture, & generous marbling. Expertly hand-cut by our chefs, taste the oscarâs difference in our juicy, tender & flavorful steaks. All specialties include a side salad, french fries, baked potato or homemade chips.
Io Oz. Sirloin
One of oscar’s most flavorful steaks, naturally firm & lean, but large enough to satisfy
$13.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Oscar's Steak Sandwich
Mildly seasoned, choice cut of sirloin, run through our tenderizer & grilled to perfection. A long-standing customer favorite, served open-faced
$11.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Rib-Eye
Served thick, tender & juicy, wrapped in bacon - 18 oz.
$21.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Southern Fried Chicken Feast
Crispy hand-battered chicken, fried golden brown one-half of a chicken
$10.79
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
The Honeymooner's Sirloin for Two
This large sirloin is just the right size for two. We’ll cut it in two juicy portions for you. Served w/ two baked potatoes & two soups, or house salads - 32-36 oz.
$29.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Pa Kettle's Grilled Chop Steak
Seasoned & grilled ground sirloin, topped w/ bacon & smothered w/ onion & mushroom gravy oz
$10.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Grilled Chicken
Two boneless chicken breasts marinated & grilled to perfection. May substitute wild rice for potatoes, upon request
$11.29
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Jumbo Breaded Shrimp
Jumbo butterfly shrimp, lightly breaded & fried golden brown
$12.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
Catfish Fillet
Breaded‎ 8 oz. Fresh catfish fillet
$10.99
Side salad
Baked potato
3 jumbo fried shrimp to any entree
PLATTERS‎
Harry S. Truman - Country Fried Steak
Crispy outside, juicy inside & smothered in our delicious sawmill gravy “the gravy stops here!” made from scratch, & served w/ homemade mashed potatoes, vegetable of the day & a homemade roll
$8.79
Mushroom Chicken
Lightly‎ breaded chicken breast, fried golden brown (or grilled upon request) topped w/ a delicious white cream sauce & fresh mushrooms, served w/ rice, vegetable of the day, & a homemade roll
$10.49
Southern Fried Chicken
Crispy hand-battered chicken served w/ homemade mashed potatoes, vegetable of the day, & a homemade roll.
2 pc white meat $7.25
3 pc dark meat $7.25
Open-Faced Roast Beef
“Fork tender” roast beef, slow-roasted, served on white bread w/ homemade mashed potatoes & vegetable of the day
$8.49
"Love Me Tender" Chicken Strips
Plump, juicy chicken tenders, lightly breaded & fried, served w/ ranch or country gravy, homemade mashed potatoes or french fries, vegetable of the day, & a homemade roll
$8.69
Fish & Chips
Golden brown cod strips served w/ homemade chips & tartar sauce - malt vinegar included upon request
$7.99
Grand Ole Opry - Country Ham Platter
Burger’s cured country ham, skillet-fried & served w/ homemade mashed potatoes, vegetable of the day, & a homemade roll
$8.89
SOUPS & SUCH‎
Big Bopper Baked Potato Combo
Big baked potato, bursting w/ bacon, shredded cheddar, chives, butter & sour cream, served w/ a tossed salad
$5.99
Eddie Haskell Grilled Cheese
A traditional favorite – grilled sourdough w/ american cheese & a cup of soup or chili
$5.69
Did we mention how great you look today
Soup & Salad Combo
Crisp tossed salad served w/ a bowl of freshly-made soup or chili
$5.99
Soup & Sandwich Combo
Don't be square! Your choice of turkey, ham or roast beef piled high on a large round toasted bagel w/ tomato, lettuce, onion, swiss cheese. Served w/ soup of the day or chili.
$7.29
Chili
Oscar’s own thick & meaty, seasoned beef & chili beans
Cup $2.49
Bowl $3.99
Homemade Soup of the Day
Oscar’s classic diner offers delicious, freshly made soup each day. Please ask your server for today’s selection.
Cup $2.49
Bowl $3.99
ROUTE 66 SALADS‎
Get your kicks. With oscar’s tasty selection of greens & fixings. All salads served w/ crackers & your choice of dressings: house (french w/ bleu cheese crumbles), poppy seed, ranch, 1000 island, caesar, honey mustard, french, bleu cheese, light italian.
Oscar's Large Classic Salad
Romaine spring mix, red onions, tomatoes, black olives, mozzarella, parmesan, bacon crumbles & croutons, tossed in our special dressing
$5.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Grilled or Crispy Chicken Salad
Your choice, tender chicken marinated & grilled or fried crispy, layered on a bed of fresh, crisp lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, cheddar & mozzarella
$7.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Tossed Salad
Mixed greens, shredded red cabbage, red onions, tomatoes, cheddar & mozzarella cheese
$2.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Steak Salad
Tender strips of choice sirloin beef, served on a bed of fresh, crisp lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, cheddar & mozzarella
$8.49
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Chef Salad
Fresh mixed greens topped w/ delicious turkey, ham, cheddar, mozzarella cheese, hardboiled eggs, bacon, & tomatoes
$7.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Cobb Salad
Fresh, mixed greens, topped w/ hard boiled eggs, avocado, fresh baked turkey, crumbled bleu cheese, bacon, & tomatoes
$7.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce & seasoned croutons, topped w/ parmesan cheese & caesar dressing
$6.99
Grilled chicken $+0.99
PASTAS‎
Our favorite selections for “twistin’ the night away!” all freshly-made pasta dishes are served w/ garlic bread & a tossed salad.
Spaghetti
Heaping plateful of spaghetti prepared w/ our zesty homemade meat sauce (plain sauce available)
Plain $7.99
Meat $8.69
Spaghetti Carbonera
Sautéed mushrooms, crumbled bacon & tender chicken in oscar’s rich cream sauce served over spaghetti
$11.99
OMELETS‎
Served all day
All omelets prepared one way - big! Served w/ breakfast potatoes & toast.
Ham & Cheese Omelet
$7.29
Sausage
$7.29
Chubby Checker Cheese
$6.29
APPETIZERS‎
T- Bird Chicken Tenders
Four‎ plump & juicy fried chicken tenders, served w/ ranch, honey-mustard or spicy, hot wing sauce
$7.29
Bonanza Sampler
Mozzerella stix, breaded mushrooms, toasted ravioli, & onions rings
$8.99
Toasted Ravioli
Zesty‎ italian favorite, breaded, fried & served w/ marinara sauce & a sprinkling of parmesan cheese
$5.99
Potato Skins
Crunchy, cheesy, irresistible – topped w/ bacon bits, chives & sour cream
$5.99
Hot Rods Chili Cheese Fries
Generous portion of golden fries drizzled w/ our zesty chili & aged cheddar cheese sauce
$4.99
Mozzarella Stix
Lightly breaded cheese stix, served hot & toasty w/ zesty marinara sauce.
$6.99
Breaded Mushrooms
Plump‎ & juicy breaded mushrooms, fried golden brown & served w/ ranch dressing.
$6.99
DESSERT‎
Root Beer Float
$3.49
Chocolate Sundae
$3.49
Fruit Pie
$3.49
Cream Pie
$4.29
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

The breakfast's are great. Dinner, hubby likes the chicken fried steak with white gravy. I love the catfish. Burgers are great and I love to sit and look at the walls with all the 60's and probably earlier, photos of movie stars and singers. Love...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Vacationer580008, Owner at Oscar's Classic Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2020

Thanks for sharing your high marks and sweet comments Mary! We really appreciate your thoughtful post and your frequent visits. Thanks again!

Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

Food was great and service was fantastic. Reasonably priced with generous portions. Bacon cheeseburger was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2019 via mobile

To be honest, I really wasn’t expecting much from this place. If you get here around 7 am on Sunday, place isn’t packed. I ordered the biscuits and gravy deluxe with coffee and water. To my surprise, it was done really quickly. I asked for...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

Location is a little hard to find but saw that the locals knew well. Had the country fried steak meal includes two veg and a very good dinner roll for less that $10. Specials are offered during week and prime rib was the Saturday night...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019

We went to Oscars recently for brunch while in Jefferson City. We were seated right away, our waitress was wonderful and our food was served piping hot and in what seemed like a few minutes. The place is really neat, a lot of nostalgia and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

A huge selection of menu items and they serve them up just right every time. It’s a popular breakfast place but give the lunch and dinner a try.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Oscar's used to be a favorite of my in-laws before both of them passed away and we have eaten here many times in years past. We met with some family members for a great breakfast and were not disappointed in the least. The food and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Lisa M, Owner at Oscar's Classic Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2019

Thanks for posting your wonderful comments Ken. Glad your in-laws enjoyed dining with us too and you could share memories of them during your visit. <3 Thanks again! We look forward to having you back soon ~

Reviewed October 26, 2019

50's diner decor makes this a fun famiy exeience. Clean facility, with god service and good food. Extensive menu, friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Lisa M, Owner at Oscar's Classic Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2019

So happy to be a fun destination for your family! Thanks for your visits and sharing your great comments Charles. We appreciate it!

Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here on a Saturday night while we were in town visiting for the Penitentiary tour. Restaurant was very warm and inviting! Took advantage of the prime rib special for $22. We definitely did not leave hungry. Save room for pie!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Lisa M, Owner at Oscar's Classic Diner, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2019

Thank you for posting your awesome pictures and great review! We're so happy you enjoyed your visit to Oscar's on Saturday. Great way to cap off a fascinating tour of the historic prison. (I've been there 1/2 dozen times and learn something captivating each visit.)...More

Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

We had a party of six and they were extremely accommodating to us. The food is so delicious and everyone found something they like for breakfast. Very good service as well. This was our first time there and we plan to come back whenever we...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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