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Bootleggers Restaurant & Brewery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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101 S Madison Ave, Aurora, MO 65605-1426
+1 417-678-2888
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't visit here often, but when we do it's usually pretty good. Prices are high for the quality of food and service, but the atmosphere is nice. Food is hit and miss. I've gotten the same dish multiple times and it's never been the same twice. Service is quite slow, we waited about 45 minutes for our food and... More 

Thank Cameren H
Mount Vernon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Have visited a few times and just don't see what keeps anyone coming back. It's mediocre food for a high price. The staff is pretty good. They are the high point of the place.

Thank Lisa R
Monett, Missouri
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I had the smothered chicken. I ate every bite and wished I could eat more. Big Daddy had a steak he said it was the best he's had in ages. It seemed a long wait to get our food but the server was amiable and competent.

Thank bgzus
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We met our family at Bootleggers. Used to be excellent. We had not been there since had fire and rebuilt. We live in Nixa and our family lives in Phillipsburg, Kansas and Aurora is good place to meet for dinner. We got there around 4pm. Not many people there.The service was substandard. Very slow. We ordered appetizer of fried Portobello... More 

Thank Carolyn W
Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant. Varied menu. Very good prices. We shared soup (clam chowder), sandwich (French dip) and fries and it was under $12.00. Super friendly local diners. It's an hour and a half drive but we'll be back. In an old bank building in downtown. Very charming.

Thank lindabW459ZB
Eudora, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Prime rib sandwich was delicious. The fries were wonderful, burgers were average. Bootlegger salad was good, fresh lettuce and crisp. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. Unique atmosphere.

Thank LoveToTravel547
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We drove over 2 hours from out of state to buy a truck at the Mayse Chevy dealership in town (best car buying experience we've ever had, by the way) and so we discussed our test drive and mulled over the potential vehicle purchase during lunch at Bootleggers. It is a quaint little historical place, food was great, iced tea... More 

Thank Tetonsnow
Stuart, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Decided to take the back roads on our way to Branson and stopped in for lunch. The food and service was excellent. Would definitely come back to this restaurant again when in the area.

Thank ourmailbox28
Leeds, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I had the prime rib and jalapeno appetizers. They both came out in a timely fashion, and the service was good. I'd definitely go back.

Thank White_Kong
Aurora, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Quaint place to go with family or friends. Great atmosphere and decor. Menu has about an thing you would from a nicer restaurant. Everything is good. Prices are comparable to places in a larger. Located in downtown in old bank building.

Thank Larry D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Madison Ave, Aurora, MO 65605-1426
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 417-678-2888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?