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Rosie Jo's Cafe

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American, Diner
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915 W Jackson St, Ozark, MO 65721-9206
+1 417-581-6047
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07:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Ozark, Missouri
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348 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rosie Jo's has relocated to a new location that is bigger and a lot nicer than their old location. They still serve up delicious food and have their daily specials as always. They servers are still friendly and bends over backwards to make sure your meal is exactly right. I love going on Friday nights when they have all you... More 

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Thank angoct14
Ozark, Missouri
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166 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! A flattened chicken breast, dredged in seasoned flour and fried. Then a creamy white gravy poured over the top. A side of mashed potatoes with more of the white gravy and green beans. Comfort food at it's best.

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Thank Cindi C
Springfield, Missouri
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150 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was edible. Nothing special. Besides nostalgia I don't understand why this place is so busy. Greasy, fried, low end food. I don't mind diner food everyone once in a while if it's really good. This was just ok. The fried chicken takes thirty minutes to cook and is bland. Pretty much fried country/ diner food. It's loud, cramped and... More 

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Thank brianlovesbeth
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with a friend. I had burger and home made fries. Both were very good, service was good and pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank Linda B
Ozark, Missouri
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ozark resident of 16 years. In short we have tried this place a dozen times over the years and have just never had good service. The last time I we went they were steady busy for breakfast, I had my wife and 5 kids. It took and hour and a half to get all of our food except mine and... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Rosie Jo's has the best catfish and fried chicken in Ozark! The food is great, but if you're in a hurry don't go there. It takes any where between a half hour to an hour to get your food, That's the only down fall to this place. Service is terrible, but most days it's worth the wait.

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Thank judyfboehm
Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Oh my stars. Love, love, love the food. Good ole country cooking. Not fancy, just great food. get there before 5:00 on Friday or wait in line for all you can eat catfish dinner.

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Thank noclocks
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Food was meh, extremely slow service, almost no attn, food not as ordered, no water refills. 3 waitresses, yet only seemed like one was working. Burnt hash browns :(

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Sullivan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wonderful place to have "down home" cooking. Friendly servers. Food is always great. Fried Chicken is fried after you order it, meat loaf is like your Mama used to make!

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Thank Cathy S
Ozark, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Rosie does a great job with home style favorites. A little known fact is the high quality catering she does for the school hospitality room. Her chicken strips are legendary and demanded by everyone! You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Jeff S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 915 W Jackson St, Ozark, MO 65721-9206
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 417-581-6047

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?