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Rumor Has It

342 Grant, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
+1 417-793-0846
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
342 Grant, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you want a home style meal, this is your place. Made hand scratched, fresh local , from garden to kitchen vegetables. Each day a blue plate special. On Friday evenings always a special buffet, then Sunday morning is a breakfast- lunch buffet. Great place...More

Thank Sonnybunz
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The secret for having lunch at Rumor Has It is to have their special! At least today this is the case. There were two servers working the lunch crowd and they were over whelmed. A hostess would have really helped! I had the Maple burger...More

Thank jmargolies
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I brought my friend for pie during the Maple Leaf Festival. The price was great & you can't beat the pie.

Thank 986MB14
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

So glad you stopped in on maple leaf and glad you enjoyed the pie! Hope to see you again soon,Lilly

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Personal contact from owner each visit. Fresh, hot, delicious foods. Daily specials. Best Sunday brunch around. Take the time to try the deserts!

Thank SRW99
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We have ate here three times this week. Sunday Brunch Buffet, weekday lunch, and Friday night Italian. All was very good. All was very good. The food is all prepared homemade style, and is very delicious. Not a better restaurant in town. These people want...More

Thank Grandlk
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Rumor Has It is a great place to go for a relaxing lunch or for a pleasant evening meal. The Greek Gyros Blue plate special is one of my favorites. Their rotating Friday Niight specials are great also. Friendly staff, good service, and good food....More

Thank JohnSH8412FV
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited several times with family and friends . Has been on weekdays only so far. We have had great tasting foods every time. Portions are nice sized and homemade. It is great to see a good restaurant on the Square again. Carthage has...More

Thank Glenna58
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Ads should announce that this is a "LUNCH ONLY" place. Very hard to find when you are expecting a restaurant. We did not get to eat here - closed, open 11 to 2 Our fault - didn't see the note on hours - thought it...More

Thank Dawn K
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi, Dawn! We depend on Trip Advisor for a significant piece of our business and always deal with complaints publicly, but this one is tough! I'm very sorry we weren't open when you visited, but we plan our business around trends on the Carthage Square....More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Good and hospitality was amazing. We came on the Italian Buffet night. The meatballs are out of this world. I strongly recommend the chocolate peanut butter pie with the homemade crust. Thanks for a great evening and full belly 😁

Thank Christine B
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thank you for joining us for dinner,so glad you left happy and full. I hope to see you again soon . Lilly

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Rumor Has It for their Sunday buffet several times. Friday nights meal was the best yet! The chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and ugly gravy were amazing! Fresh green beans. The pork was also a hit with my family (but I...More

Thank Geoff H
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

We are so happy you made it in for the ugly gravy. Hope to see you again soon, Lilly

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Questions & Answers
5 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lilly C | Property representative |
We are on face book. The Friday night buffet and Sunday brunch changes each week.I send an e mail out each Monday with the features listed for the week.. We have a menu with 40 items every day. A fresh salad bar daily as... More
17 January 2016|
Response from Lilly C | Property representative |
Sorry we do not have mixed drinks. As far as the menu we have over 40 items and a buffet every Friday night. Thanks for asking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Grant, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 417-793-0846
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