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USD 8 - USD 12
American, Cafe, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily we arrived early for dinner as 2 bus groups were expected arrive. We still waited a good 20 -25 min before seating. There was no live music. Food was good, reasonably priced, waiter was attentive. Long wait as we stood there to pay for...our meal as a bus group arrived and 1 person checking them "in" but no one to check us "out". Nice decor, lots of seating. At the time we were there, we were well socially distanced from everyone.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family was so excited to find a restaurant with outdoor seating during a pandemic. We walked in to find we were the only ones wearing masks, and despite the fact that almost all tables were open, a huge crowd was waiting up at the...tiny space in the front to get a table, and we heard the hostess say there would be a 10 minute wait. After waiting our turn in the crowd, she informed us that they do not allow people to eat outside on the huge patio with tables and that no restaurant in town will let you eat outside except at Branson Landing. What a disappointment.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch today. The 50s theme isn’t done as well as some 50s themed diners, but it was still nice. My husband had the grilled chicken club with homemade chips and I had the chicken salad plate which came with cottage cheese,...tomatoes, and cucumbers. The menu said it came on a “bed of mixed greens” which translated to 2 pieces of long leafed lettuce. It was still good, just not what I was expecting. Prices were the most reasonable of the restaurants we have tried in Branson so far.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a musical breakfast and dinner at Uptown. The main reason we wanted to go there was the live music and the breakfast male vocalist did not disappoint. He sang and entertained the audience. A lady sang country a previous evening...and we enjoyed her also. Without the singers the restaurant WOULD PROBABLY GO UNDER. The food was average but an added treat is their fresh cinnamon rolls. Service was average. The ambiance is a 50's diner - nothing extravagant, very casual. The big negative is management takes advantage of the musicians and doesn't even pay them minimum wage. The musician's only wage is the tips customers give and some people never tip. This should be illegal. But we will go next time in Branson for the joy of music during our meal.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Midweek breakfast was rather inexpensive and lacked much flavor. Attentive staff. Live music for breakfast was a first for us and was enjoyable. Very clean facility.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

Food want bad, wasn’t great. Show tunes were nice if you make it for the show, but there’s better ones out there. Fries are good.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

I love diner themes, and so we had to stop here. The hostess was dressed perfectly to fit the theme. We got sat down quickly. Service was great. Unfortunately we were late to see the show, so I can't give a review on that. The...decor was 50's diner/updated restaurant. Our waiter said it was going to be a while for our food, as 2 large parties had come in right before us. (note: it wasn't a long wait, but it was a good way for him to sell us an appetizer). The food was........ Beyond delicious. HUGE portions, and absolutely scrumptious. Prices extremely comparable. No complaints about this restaurant at all.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

AMAZING PLACE! Definitely plan to come back to see one of the tribute to George strait shows! Austin was a great server as well. They have live music, great food, overall GREAT atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Our waitress said she had worked their 10 years. She was so sweet and helpful. One of the managers was singing and he was absolutely wonderful. He sang a wide range of songs by different artists. We really enjoyed the music and the food. Will...definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 15 August 2021 via mobile

The only good thing I have to say is the server was excellent. She was attentive and very friendly and overall timely. And we were seated immediately. It was practically empty. We came here because of recommendations from a Branson fb group and based on...reviews. We were pretty disappointed. The menu stated there was music during the times we were there. There wasn’t. Kids menu was $9.99. We travel a lot. I know touristy places are pricy but never have I been somewhere where kids meals we’re so high. Food was mediocre at best. Chicken was chewy. 2 of us got diarreha later that night. So many other great choices in Branson. Skip this place.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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3 October 2018|
Response from deandreak | Property representative |
You can just mention you saw the add online and they will honor the coupon.
1 May 2018|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
Just so you know, if you do decide to mail something back to yourself, the post office is located inside of a bank. I needed to get some post card stamps. It is not marked, but the GPS will get you there.
2 November 2017|
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Response from BillyBoyBranson |
Absolutely. The café is open daily from 7:30am til 11:00pm serving breakfast (Branson's Best Breakfast Buffet), lunch and dinner.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe

Yes, Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe offers takeaway services.

Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5