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The Willowes

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HWY 54 to Rd A, 2 miles on right side of rd, GPS listing Montreal but closer to Linn Creek physically, Linn Creek, MO
573-346-6197
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Huge 4 page menu of home cooked food. Very clean, friendly staff, full bar and amazing food. All ages are welcome and on weekends they have entertainment. Must try if you haven't already. My absolute favorite restaurant at entire lake area.

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Thank Angie B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
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106 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I thought I was going to dislike this place... the air was kind of smokey... but turns out this place is pretty good! I had the grilled chicken caesar wraps and buffalo fries. Both were pretty good. Our waitress was excellent and took great care of us. We have very little complaints. Kind of a nice home town bar kind... More 

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Thank Tessa B
Linn Creek, Missouri
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We live close to The Willowes and dine there quite often. You'd be surprised at how delicious the food is there! The steaks are perfect and I highly recommend the deep fried mushrooms and the pork loin sandwich. The Willowes is in the middle of nowhere and it's just a country bar, but we really love it. The staff is... More 

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Thank Blondie1965
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We really enjoyed the wonderful very large sandwiches at the Willows. A little worried went we entered restaurant because bar area was smoky. We asked very accommodating waitress if we could be seated in side room area near window and no smoke smell at all . Everyone in our group of 8 were very happy with food ordered. Service quick... More 

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Thank Merrilee W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was my first experience at this restaurant and was pleased with my food I ordered, roast beef on toast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans. We asked for non-smoking and was taken to the end of the restaurant but was not enclosed and the smoke from the smoking side of the restaurant was so bad that we ate much faster... More 

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Thank Sue J
Greenwood, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We stop here for a beer and sometimes some pub grub after playing The Golf Club at Deer Chase. Friendly little pub/sports bar with that magic combination of good food, good atmosphere, and good prices! Well worth seeking out

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Thank BoilerMakerBob
Camdenton, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

As a full time lake resident sometimes I want to get away from the tourist crowd, and away from the hustle of lake dining. Willowes is just the place. Great food, stout drinks, and good service in a small town, local's atmosphere that's just out of the way enough. Lunch and dinner are equally good.

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Thank TopDownTrvlr
Lake Ozark, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

Been coming here on and off for years and have seen it through several different owners. It is far from anything so do tend to forget it's here. Good food, reasonable prices.

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Thank gardeninggal70
Linn Creek MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

We are in town staying at a RV Park and they recommended Willowes as their favorite local restaurant. This was the best advice ever. My husband had the flat iron steak, which was very tender and had a great taste. We were told they buy their meat locally. Our salads were very good and we both had a large baked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: HWY 54 to Rd A, 2 miles on right side of rd, GPS listing Montreal but closer to Linn Creek physically, Linn Creek, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Linn Creek
  • Phone Number: 573-346-6197
Description
Is a large Log cabin building, only 2 miles from HWY 54, and worth the drive

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