5 Branson Restaurants Worth Traveling For

We know that food can make or break a great vacation, so believe us when we say these five Branson restaurants are worth the trip.

One thing all people have in common is a craving for tasty and unique foods. We're positive our locally-owned food joints will rock your taste buds. Find out why foodies are flocking to Branson with the top 5 restaurants worth traveling for. 

Man cooking barbecue in 55-gallon barrel in Branson.
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1. Gettin’ Basted

At Gettin’ Basted, you are invited to indulge in an emerging style of barbecue found only in the Ozarks. Gettin’ Basted’s award-winning chefs specialize in cooking hot and fast, which provides world-class, unique meats in a fraction of the time. Come taste the Ozarks area difference for yourself.

Singing server at a small diner in Branson singing while serving a burger and fries.
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2. Mel’s Hard Luck Diner

Mel’s Hard Luck Diner proves to be a treat for all. Enjoy a nostalgic 1950s atmosphere, delicious classic diner food and hand-crafted ice cream creations. Mel’s most noteworthy feature is its singing servers, who serenade your table with wholesome hits from yesteryear to today, all while delivering your meal and refilling your glass.

Black sign with gold letters and a gold picture of a peacock for a restaurant in Branson.
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3. India Clay Oven

For a hidden gem in Branson, visit India Clay Oven – the area’s only authentic north Indian cuisine. The warm and inviting environment hosts endless food options, many of which are cooked in a traditional tandoor oven. Vegetarian? The team at India Clay Oven has delicious options crafted just for you.

Hamburger and crinkle cut fries served at a classic American diner in Branson.
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4. Billy Bob’s Dairyland

Step into a traditional small-town burger joint at Billy Bob’s Dairyland in Branson. Here, you will immediately feel like part of the family. Fancy menus are not necessary, as burgers, hot dogs, french fries, sandwiches and milkshakes seem to satisfy every appetite. Please note, you can only pay in cash at Billy Bob’s!

Storefront of a pizza restaurant and bar in Downtown Branson.
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5. Mr. G’s Chicago Style Pizza & Pub

Since 1992, Mr. G’s Chicago Style Pizza has been a staple in the Branson community, serving deep-dish favorites, salads, sandwiches and pastas. As you watch the big game on their many tv screens, pair your delectable meal with a drink from the bar.  

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