Diner Archive

  • Smith’s Restaurant

    Smith’s Restaurant


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    I got really excited when I heard that Smith’s Restaurant was opening a location in Springfield.  For those that don’t know, Smith’s original location is located in the small town of Collin’s Missouri located some 20 miles north of Bolivar on Highway 13.   Smith’s in Collins over the years has become a favorite place of […]

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  • Rosie Jo’s Café

    Rosie Jo’s Café


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    My sister-in-law who lives in Ozark suggested a visit to Rosie Jo’s was in order.  I had some trepidation about trying another home-cooking style place after our recent experience at Patrick’s in Nixa.  But, this is what I do, so Steve and I had lunch at Rosie Jo’s this week – purposely leaving out Danny […]

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  • Patrick’s Home Cookin Family Restaurant

    Patrick’s Home Cookin Family Restaurant


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    Regular commenter Josh clued us in on this new restaurant in Nixa.  So, last week regular lunchers Danny, Steve and I took a trip south to try out Patrick’s.  Patrick’s opened up in late February and according to their Facebook page they want to “give them some Down Home Cooking..Everything on your Plate will be […]

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  • Taylor’s Drive In

    Taylor’s Drive In


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    I had lunch last week with my brother at Taylor’s.  I’ve driven past this downtown burger joint at the intersection of Kimbrough, Trafficway and Benton lots of times and for some reason just never stopped.

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  • E’s Inn

    E’s Inn


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    My friend David has talked about E’s Inn for quite a while and Steve, Danny and I have attempted to get out to Republic at least twice to try it out. 

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