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“keeter center”(454 reviews)
“beautiful campus”(281 reviews)
“hard work”(279 reviews)
College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a college. It's a destination with tons of family-friendly activities, including two museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, stained glass studio, and exquisite...more
1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726-9300
+1 417-334-6411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are kept by the students who work to help pay their college tuition and they are impeccable! Beautiful buildings! They have a homemade ice-cream venue that is amazing, but you may want to save that delicacy for after the finest lunch venue in...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great 4 star restaurant with great food and service by the students that attend the college. The cost is very reasonable. Home made ice cream. Great meal choices. Visit the Museum. It is great!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a reservation. The students of the College work in all aspects of the dining room and do a great job. I had the tilapia over red beans and rice and my wife had the power salad. For dessert we shared...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy ice cream. Awesome beef sausage. Nice people. Wonderful visit. Pleasant and educational for a traveler.

Thank M T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great concept that actually works here. Delicious bakery, restaurant. We did not stay at Hotel but it looks amazing. And all things are worked on by the students to earn their education. Loved it

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dinning experience ! A fabulous place to go and be welcomed even in the most casual dress! What a great experience! Please check out the gift shop , all by students who either work their way through the college or pay a minimal fee...More

Thank droll224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our rainy day destination and our group enjoyed a very good lunch of soup, salads and meatloaf in the lovely dining room. The prices are reasonable and the service excellent. The college students are friendly and hard workers in all areas - including...More

Thank discodev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Graduated from this college in 1984 and it continues to be a wonderful place to get a college education and one of the best values in the nation!

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had a delicious meal and fellowship dining at the Collage of the Ozarks. It was a fun experience.

Thank Joyce F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at the restaurant at the College of the Ozarks last night and had a amazing dinning experience! Student wait staff were very attentive, well groomed, and knowledgeable about the menu. Food was outstanding. Live piano player made it a relaxing...More

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17 July 2018|
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Response from AJFIII | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee $5 fee for the museum which is well worth it
Donna R
5 June 2018|
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Response from Byron K | Reviewed this property |
I see someone already answered your question, so I wish you the best. They call it Hard Work U for a reason but you will reap the rewards every day of your life
Jash V
24 April 2018|
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Response from mountaingator44 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is like five bucks to enter. Best five bucks we ever spent.