Find out why the Kansas City strip is a must-try! This Rolla eatery was voted the top steakhouse in Missouri by Rural Missouri readers in 2016. Lunches are served Tuesday thorugh Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations are accepted until 5 p.m. for that evening's seating and are first-come, first served.
For the third time in three years, Rural Missouri readers selected this Cuba establishment as the state's top barbecue joint. All of Missouri Hick's meats are seasoned with a special rub and smoked for 12 hours.
Lauded by Rural Missouri readers as having the state's best fried chicken, Heart of Nashville, since opening in 2014, has served a popular Music City Hot Chicken dish that's resonated with fans.
World famous Lambert's Cafe is the home of the "Throwed Rolls" and has been a mainstay in Rural Missouri voters' minds for years. Generous portions, interesting decor and a fun atmosphere make this restaurant - and its sister location in Ozark, Mo. - the epitome of destination dining.
Catalpa is a small, fine-dining restaurant in a little red brick house in Arrow Rock, a village of 56 people on the Missouri River at the very beginning of the Santa Fe Trail. It is open Friday and Saturday evenings, February thru December, by reservation only. 2016 marked the fourth time in five years that Catalpa was selected as Rural Missouri readers' favorite restaurant.