Places to Eat in Ozark, MO

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While Springfield offers plenty of excellent restaurants, there are plenty of treasures when you head outside of the city. Whether you’re taking a scenic drive or you live in the Nixa area, you can find delicious restaurants in Ozark, MO and avoid the traffic and bustle of Springfield. Here are some of our favorite Ozark restaurants at Thompson Cadillac. 



The Ozark Mill Restaurant at Finley Farms—802 Finley Farms Lane

Located in a mill built in 1833, The Ozark Mill Restaurant at Finley Farms features upscale farm-to-table fare that showcases the abundance and history of the Ozarks. Watch the rolling waters of the river as you dine on hand-crafted pizzas, pasta, and seasonal delicacies from the wood-fired oven. Or enjoy updates on regional classics like chicken and dumplings or crispy catfish. 

Spring Creek Tea Room—107 S. 3rd Street

Our favorite casual lunch option, Spring Creek Tea Room focuses on homemade and house-baked goods with a changing array of soup and sandwich specials. Make sure you save plenty of room for dessert, because no one does cake and pie better than Spring Creek with plenty of beautiful and delectable three-layer cake options on display in the case, ready for locals and Ozark diners alike. 

Salvatore’s Fresh Ristorante Italiano—1932 W. Retail Lane

Take a break from regional favorites and set out for modern takes on Italian favorites at Salvatore’s Fresh Ristorante Italiano. House-made pasta with classic and innovative sauces and fillings are among the menu favorites. Seasonal specials take advantage of local flavors. Homemade bread and pizza parties on the patio make for fun dining for the whole Republic family. 

Iguana Roja Restaurante—107 W. Church Street

Even Mexican and Latin American favorites get a local twist in Ozark when you dine at Iguana Roja Restaurante! Local ingredients again take center stage in an innovative menu of south-of-the-border favorites like handmade pork tamales. You’ll find more traditional Mexican dishes along with southwest-inspired surprises. Be prepared to imbibe from their large selection of tequila, too! 

Enjoy a Night Out with Information From Thompson Cadillac!

The team at Thompson Cadillac loves the Springfield area, and we hope you’ll find great ways to enjoy our unique region, in or out of a new Cadillac! If you’re looking for new and unique ways to enjoy the Ozarks, contact us, and we’ll let you know what we love about our part of the world.

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