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Smith's Restaurant

1340 Highway U, Bolivar, MO 65613-8156
+1 417-777-6484
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tenderloin” (33 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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1340 Highway U, Bolivar, MO 65613-8156
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Family Reunion met at the restaurant for breakfast. We were promptly seated and enjoyed a very good buffet.

Thank Lloyd K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would call this a ‘good family restaurant’. The service was good. All the servers were polite and prompt and I noticed that while waiting on “out of towners” the servers were tending to ‘ their regulars’ by providing their usually requested items before the...More

Thank LandQMangum
Reviewed 6 days ago

So when I first relocated here everyone said go to Smith's. I went there and was extra delighted when I was greeted by the bakery cabinet with yummy pies. Seated promptly, everyone at the table ordered something different, and I ordered extra because I have...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find it hard to believe some of the glowing reviews I read about this place. We stopped here for a late lunch and while nothing was terribly wrong with our meals they were nothing to praise either. I make excellent pie myself so my...More

Thank Annette R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smith's Restaurants in Missouri (Bolivar, Clinton and Collins) are famous for their Pork Tenderloin! When we stopped on our way home from Kansas City, the restaurant was very busy but as always, the service was prompt and the tenderloin was delicious! Being stuffed after the...More

Thank mc2649
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Made our first visit to Smith's this month. Have driven by there several times but never had the time to stop. Had it recommended to us several times. Arrived a little before noon and there was a line but the wait ended up being about...More

Thank biscuitcreek
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Just finished another excellent lunch at Smith's. We happened on this restaurant about a month ago. Had a lunch that was as good as grandma used to make. The fried chicken special is awesome. Home made mashed potatoes and green beans top off lunch. Oh,...More

Thank John H
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This place was excellent! Hubby and I live on the road w/Lucy🐕 so to find a place with such a hometown feel was a much welcomed treat. We drive semi and we were drawn in by the giant road signs advertising the pork tenderloin, there's...More

Thank Richelle K
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I went once on vacation and I got food poisoning with a Rueben sandwich, I think the thousand island dressing was the reason. I was forced to go once a month for my work meetings and the bathrooms were always unkempt and in need of...More

Thank Joy C
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Last couple of times we have stopped for dinner we have been disappointed. Food is not near the quality that it once was. Rolls taste like off the shelf , and meat both ribs and pork chops were tough. Think I will pass from now...More

Thank ashkea1920
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1340 Highway U, Bolivar, MO 65613-8156
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Bolivar
  • Phone Number: +1 417-777-6484
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