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Dobyns Dining Room - Temporary Closed

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1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-239-1900
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family loves eating at the wonderful restaurant. We love getting acquainted with the servers in the dining room. We like to hear where they are from and what they are studying. The food is delicious and so fresh!

Thank Pmhardesty
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident by doing a shuttle tour that the Marriott Willow Ridge lodge provided.(separate review of that). This place has students working while there in school at the College of the Ozark (separate review of that) Anyway they take allergies very seriously which I was very happy because our youngest was 12 and has a peanut... More 

Thank Carmela B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorites!!! We love the college students that work here! They are the chefs & servers. ( on the College of the Ozarks campus) The Sunday Brunch is just to die for!!!! They have breakfast & lunch items. Far too much to enjoy it all !!! Students make, made to order waffles, omelettes & pasta.... More 

Thank NanaDeDe
Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

on campus at College of the Ozarks, this place is a regional fave with military veterans & retirees. built by & staffed by CofO students. nice lodging. good coffee shop & ice cream parlor. restaurant offers broad variety of lunch & dinner favorites in relaxing sit-down dining environment. amazing, huge buffet on holidays--definitely call for reservations for those. meeting rooms... More 

Thank IanRyan417
Whitehouse, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is good with nice setting but food not that great. Our food was barely warm and small portions. Overpriced for what you get. My wife didn't eat hardly any and yet our waiter never asked if there was a problem.

Thank larrywhitehouse
Wichita Falls, Texas
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to eat here whenever we are in the Branson area. The college students are your hosts, chefs and servers. The meals are always wonderful...both in flavor and presentation. This trip we actually shared a table with another party of three (a retired man, his wife, and his elderly mother). They were delightful table mates for my young adult... More 

Thank HappyTexastravelmom
New Ulm, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First tip, call several days in advance to book a reservation. We visited over Labor Day and I tried to book brunch reservations on Sat. For Sunday...too late :( we arrived on Sunday to wait for a table. The food and choices were excellent. Yes, the brunch is pricey. However, worth it. The college staff was friendly and engaging. Great... More 

Thank Kdahlers
Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dobyn's is located on the campus of the Hard Work University. If you want exceptional service, this is the place to go. The servers are well informed on the school's activities and are happy to share. The food is some of the best in the area.

Thank sn0wflakes63
Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat lunch there as often as I can and always try to bring visitors there when they are in town. They have great service, a wide variety of selections and wonderful food.

Thank njtown
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reservations were respected. Server was outstanding and food was well priced, and delicious. Very family friendly and great to know that we are helping students earn their own education.

Thank Kate E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson  >  Point Lookout
  • Phone Number: +1 417-239-1900
Whether it's a casual lunch, intimate dinner for two or an elegant private dinner party for sixty, our student culinary and service staff at The Keeter Center offer something for every taste. Join us Thursday through Saturday evenings and your dining experience will be enhanced by student entertainment from the wide range of musical talent on our campus. For the sweet tooth anytime of the day, our bakery and college creamery will satisfy with pastries, desserts, homemade ice cream, and a variety of coffee drinks.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?