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104 W Jackson St, Willard, MO 65781-9701
+1 417-742-4150
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Springfield, Missouri
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294 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Apparently, the Downtown Café used to JUST be a barbecue joint open for lunch and dinner, but now they have expanded their menu and are open for breakfast, too. Homey place. Excellent smoked meat. Good sauces. Friendly service. Go enjoy.

Thank Dave11974
Springfield MO
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50 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This five is given in an appropriate context: the Downtown Cafe is a local cafe with good eats and great service. This not an upscale restaurant: the storefront is unprepossessing, the place is small and the furniture doesn’t match. But the tender pulled pork had been smoked that morning and the French fries were hand cut from real potatoes by... More 

Thank ClioSpringfield
Willard, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Housed in a very old building. Good food(coffee needs work)at great prices. The wait staff is very fast and very friendly, and the kitchen staff are very accommodating when presented with REASONABLE requests. They offer a senior citizens' discount which is nice.

Thank laughordie
Springfield, Missouri
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at closing time and were made to feel welcome! Great salad. Very good burgers. Cheese cake was wonderful.

Thank Vaszely
Springfield, Missouri
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Early Saturday morning . Nice place with plenty of seating. Clean. The waitress was very nice. Food came out hot and good.

Thank Toeknee1310
Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

10 adults and 3 kids. Wait was short for that size group, all orders correct and food was hot. Service was very good and personal. Owners did all the work!

Thank BILL W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 W Jackson St, Willard, MO 65781-9701
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Willard
  • Phone Number: +1 417-742-4150
Legendary BBQ, World-Class Burger's, Panini's, & Chef's Choice Dinner Specials in a quiet, friendly atmosphere. Come see what everyone's raving about!

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