We have it all from fine dining to casual fare here in the Ozarks!

Missouri Ozarks Restaurants & Dining ~ Food, Drink, Taverns and Bars
in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation Area of Southeast Missouri
Restaurants and dining in Annapolis, Missouri, Arcadia, Missouri, Black, Missouri and Ironton, Missouri

Thee Abbey Kitchen
211 S College Street, Arcadia, MO
In the Ursuline Academy - Arcadia College Historic District, Highway 21
Owner: Katherine Oyler
(573) 546-4249
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Distinctive Dining Experiences at Thee Abbey Kitchen at Arcadia Academy! Thee Abbey Kitchen offers our guests an incredible array of dining experiences. Established in 1999 as a family operated bakery and sandwich shop, Thee Abbey Kitchen is renowned for its fresh approach to cooking, baking and Ice Cream making! Whether you’re enjoying our famous “big as your plate” Cinnamon Rolls, fresh ground Wheat Bread, Lightning Brownies, Custom Ice Cream Custard flavor (in a homemade waffle cone of course), an awesome Sandwich, Fresh Garden Salad, hand prepared Entrées, gourmet Cake or Pie, or any of our delectable treats, you can be sure that you are experiencing quality food that tastes great! There are no secret recipes here. Our food is great because we cook, bake and ice cream make the old fashioned way. Fresh ingredients, no preservatives, made daily by hand for perfect results. But don’t take our word for it, come by and taste the difference for yourself. www.ArcadiaValleyAcademy.com or call us at: 573-546-4249 or 314-960-1983.

Desi's Diner
104 Pine Street, Arcadia, MO
Owner: Desi Demaria & family 573-546-0154

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Desi's Diner is family-owned and operated.  Desi DeMaria cooks the best burgers in town, using fresh, local meat.  Aside from a variety of specialty burgers, Desi's Diner is known for its famous breakfast selection.  Homemade sausage gravy, hand-shredded hash browns, and buttery biscuits are just a few of the treats made daily by Desi.  Desi's Diner serves a full breakfast and lunch menu and offers a great selection of desserts.  The diner is open Tuesday-Saturday from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm during the spring and summer.  During the fall and winter, the diner is open Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Desi's Diner is located in Arcadia, MO, just walking distance from the new Amtrak station. Visit our Facebook page.


Trails End Restaurant at Brushy Creek Resort, Black, MO
Call in advance for menu and reservations
Rt 1 Box 173 (Highway "J") near Black, MO
Owners:  George & Joann Becker  573-269-4600

Please call in advance for menu and reservations.  Trail-busters can satisfy their hunger at Brushy Creek Resort's own Trails End Restaurant. Dining in this elegantly rustic lodge is truly fulfilling, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the rolling hillsides while you are being served some of the most mouthwatering grub in the area. The John Wayne Great Room provides a comfortable place to relax and swap stories with old friends or kindle new friendships. The friendly staff of Trails End Restaurant on Highway “J” near Black is ready to serve you. If you would like to make a reservation, call 573-269-4600 or visit www.brushycreeklodge.com.

21 Diner, Centerville, MO
Highway 21
Owner:  Shirley  (573) 648-2220

Step into the past at this black and white, 50s-style roadside diner.   Located on Highway 21 in Centerville, the 21 Diner is ready to serve you breakfast, lunch or dinner 7 days a week. Come in for a delicious and filling breakfast, served hot and fresh.  Enjoy our Friday fresh catfish special or choose from a variety of burgers – such as the Big 21 Burger – or sandwiches, fish, shrimp and chicken baskets, Mexican-style foods and an extensive selection of sides.  Be sure to try a frozen treat made with our deliciously smooth ice cream, churned fresh in an antique ice cream maker. Blast into the past at the 21 Diner.

Baylee Jo's BBQ and Grill, Ironton, MO
1316 N. Highway 21
Owner:  Chris Schillinger   573-546-2100

Voted Editor’s Choice in both the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Rural Missouri magazine, Baylee Jo’s BBQ and Grill is considered by many to be the best BBQ in the area. Located on Highway 21 between Pilot Knob and Ironton, this newly rebuilt dine-in or carry out restaurant offers a huge selection of homemade side orders, soups and desserts. A wide selection of entrees including fresh gulf shrimp, award-winning cherry-smoked meats, delicious hamburgers, steaks and even pizza are available to satisfy a variety of tastes. Stop by on Friday nights for All-You-Can-Eat shrimp. So stop at the big ice-cream cone or visit www.bayleejosbbq.com to see our menu.

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