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“A great place for large appetites only!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Whipper Snappers

Whipper Snappers
Ranked #270 of 370 Restaurants in Branson
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: WhipperSnappers - Home of the All-You-Can-Eat Lobster, Crab legs & Seafood Buffet.
Walker, Missouri
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A great place for large appetites only!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Our extended family visited over the Christmas holiday. Although the buffet was well stocked, the food was just average to above-average. We realized that it would be impossible for a restaurant to serve UNLIMITED lobster for only $30-40, so... it met our expectations!

The server was extremely friendly and helpful, but a little slow on service at times....

We would likely visit again, but not with any kids or small appetites!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank CharlesNaas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“This is the place to go if you like to eat a lot of crab legs and lobsters”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Just be aware of the buffet price because you won't see it posted anywhere (probably based on prevailing market price). We probably could have asked the hostess but we were very hungry after doing some damage at the outlet mall. The waiter informed us when we were already seated that the buffet price was $34 per person (Dec 2013). Crab legs and lobsters were fresh and wait staff were very efficient. They made sure that shell cans/containers were not overflowing and kept it clean for the next round of lobsters and crab legs. They also serve crawfish but they were overcooked.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank DodieStraightUp
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Norfork, Arkansas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Poor”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2013

Extremely pricey which would have been fine if the food was good...but, it wasn't. I went there for the lobster which I haven't had since moving 9 years ago from the Northeast. It was terrible......completely overcooked! I thought my jaw was going to get dislocated trying to chew it. It's a shame that they killed all those lobsters and them completely ruined them. The catfish was dry. The crab legs were good...but that was it! I definitely would not recommend this place to anyone! I do have to say, though, that the servers were extremely friendly and sociable. But the good service did NOT compensate for the terrible food.

Visited December 2013
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5 Thank Jeff C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“my husband cant get enough!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2013

one place we visit everytime we are in Branson (usually2-3xs yearly) my husband LOVES lobster and although it's pricey (kids are expensive to eat there too) I dont know anywhere else you can get all you can eat lobster... sometimes it is overcooked and not as good... but if you go on a good night, it's fantastic ;) we always chance it hoping it's a good night. wish the cost for kids wasnt so high though! my 2 year old eats maybe one crab leg but costs the same as adults!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Thacker8844
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Terrible is too high to rate this place.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

The food was terrible and over priced. Save your money. We complained to the manager and he cut our bill in half, that was still too much! Never again!

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Patty S
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