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Wilder's Steakhouse

1216 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-4532
+1 417-623-7230
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1216 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-4532
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An older restaurant in Joplin, MO - good choice of various food items - atmosphere is quiet. Good service, food items ordered were absolutely excellent - I ordered the pork chops! Access is a bit awkward as you must enter from the "back door" just...More

Thank Gerald Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here with another couple. We shared an appetizer (crab cakes) which was delicious- tender and perfectly cooked. One person had crab legs- two very large crab legs- for an entree. Another had the beef medallions. One had the salmon, and I had the...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I love Wilders! We go every few months when our budget allows and we have never once been disappointed. The steaks are tender and cooked perfectly, the Mac and cheese and asparagus are my two favorite sides, and the service is always top notch. Even...More

Thank slverdoe
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Four of use had dinner there last Saturday night and every one was pleased with their meal selection. The ladies had the filet, my nephew had the pork chop and I had the bone in rib eye. Everything was cooked as ordered and the waitress...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Best steak you can get for 100 miles around. Food is delicious and great menu. The atmosphere is strait out of the 30's. Has a bar 60 foot long. Very fine dining

Thank drg0uld
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We were driving from Stillwater Minnesota to our home in Houston. We love to experience local owned restaurants and today is our Anniversary. We always refer to Trip Advisor for reviews. Thank you to previous reviewers!!!! We booked a reservation via the web on our...More

Thank Toothfairy2
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We had never been there before, but had heard great things from Friends. Wanted to go somewhere special for anniversary, and there's not very many places around here that are nicer. We were so impressed by the environment and the food was amazing. We look...More

2  Thank Becky F
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Our dinner was so good! Our steaks were cooked just right and I had the best mac and cheese. Plus our server was very attentive and friendly. The whole place was buzzing! It's because the locals know that a night out at Wilder's is more...More

2  Thank Travelingbabay
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This is a WOW of a place — located on the outskirts of downtown in an over 100 year old building with its own storied past. The ambiance is clubby but not stuffy - here is a place where you will dine well but can...More

3  Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We loved Wilder's and wish it was closer to our home. From the moment we walked in, the service could not have been any better. The restaurant is located downtown in one of the old buildings. We were seated in a booth and Crystal our...More

3  Thank beetrvln
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February 11, 2017|
Response from Marli G | Reviewed this property |
From my memory, around $20-$50 depending on the dish.
Ginger B
January 12, 2017|
Response from Marli G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they specialize in steak but they have lots of other options!
Marli G
September 28, 2016|
Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Make a reservation for one of the original wooden booths!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $43
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-4532
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-623-7230
  • E-mail
Wilder's Steakhouse is part of Joplin's past and future. As the third owners of the restaurant we find our selves stewards of a historical piece of the Joplin landscape. Originally opened in 1929 by Mr. Verne Wilder it grew to encompass the 1200 block of main street with banquet facilities, bar, package sales, dining room and featured speak easy functions upstairs. We wish these walls could talk - we have had some really great stories shared by guests of the restaurant. We purchased Wilder's in 1996 and are proud to have uncovered some of the original beauty of the 1908 building we dwell in. As a fine dining restaurant in Joplin we strive to give all of our guests a wonderful dining experience and uphold ourselves to very high standards. Please come in and join us for our hormone and antibiotic free Black Angus Beef or some wonderful Wild Caught Seafood. We are always accepting reservations. See you soon.
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