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The Cave - CLOSED

26880 Rochester Rd, Richland, MO 65556-8221
+1 573-765-4554
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Jan 3, 2015
“You have to do it once”
Nov 22, 2014
“A runt surprise. ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
26880 Rochester Rd, Richland, MO 65556-8221
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Reviewed January 3, 2015

How often do you get to have dinner in a cave two stories up in the air? First - use your GPS. Without it you'll never find it. Signage is poor and it is well often the beaten path down a dusty dirt road. Once...More

Thank LabGuruTom
Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Tried to call but phone disconnect. So took a chance any way. It was a Saturday evening around 4:30 pm. Listing said it was open on trip-advisor. After going like 6 miles down gravel roads we arrived. The road signs didn't state any thing like...More

5  Thank Christie J
Reviewed October 15, 2014

I was driving back from Branson, and wanted to stop for lunch. The Cave was only open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday through the end of October. It was kind of hard to get to. I got off I 44 at the first Richland Exit....More

1  Thank Gloriousglo
Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had heard about this place from a friend who had been there for lunch. Not sure why he liked it so much...I know we didn't. First of all you can not drive to the place. You park and a van shows up and takes...More

5  Thank hometowngirl49
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Quite an experience. First, ask if elevator is operational, otherwise be prepared to climb 45 iron see-thru steps. I mention this because I am afraid of heights and iron steps, but I made it and am so glad I did. Debbie is an awesome waitress...More

2  Thank Barbara T
Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was not just a restaurant. It is an adventure! We really enjoyed the cave, the beautiful hike to get there. Literally a "hole in the wall"...lol. The food was great and the waitress Debbie was very attentive and entertaining.

1  Thank Dawnie_Bird
Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I went here with Danny and his friends. We had to wait in this wooden shelter area for a van to come take us to the restaurant. It was very smelly because there was a garbage can in the shelter by the bench. There were...More

6  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed September 8, 2014

We detoured our trip from Route 66 purposely to visit the cave for lunch on Monday, September 8. The sign indicated nothing except your location. We drove down the miles of road to the parking lot. There were no cars and it was blocked.v we...More

3  Thank Retiredroadie69
lloydLebanonMo, Owner at The Cave, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2014

I am very sorry that you did not see the hours posted at the parking lot as well as on the brochure which state that the months of September & October we are closed on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday. At the end of October we...More

Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I had a real surprise today. We were on our way home from Branson, MO and the two friends we were with ask if we wanted to eat in a cave. I thought "okay what ever". Wow, that was great! We parked and a van...More

1  Thank Doug E
Reviewed August 7, 2014

The wait to get to the resturaunt is ridiculous, then you go up in an old retro astro van which reeks of gas, the waitresses seem disinterested in their customers, debbie in particular was a total biotch. The wait on the food was way too...More

4  Thank AustinReese
lloydLebanonMo, Owner at The Cave, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2014

Thank you for the time that it took you to let us know about your edxperience at the Cave. I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. It is impossible to please everyone, but we sure do like to think that we try. Most of...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26880 Rochester Rd, Richland, MO 65556-8221
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Pulaski County  >  Richland
  • Phone Number: +1 573-765-4554
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