Dining at Branson Landing Restaurants
The Landing is one of the hottest places in the Ozarks not only for shopping but also for amazing dining experiences. There is an extensive array of various restaurants and snack shacks where guests can dine upon some of the most delicious meals in the Ozarks. The next time you visit, stop by one of these great restaurants to satisfy your appetite and thrill your taste buds.
Fine Dining & Full-Service Restaurants
Whether you are looking for a restaurant to celebrate an anniversary or simply treat yourself to a delicious meal with style, the fine dining options are fantastic. From mouthwatering steaks to crab and seafood, there’s something for every palate.
Saltgrass Steak House: Who can have enough steak? Make sure to try out another one of the favorite hotspots with Saltgrass Steakhouse. This famous restaurant serves up some of the best-certified Angus beef steaks and the original Saltgrass-7 Steak Spice. With lunch and dinner options, it’s a great place to go whether you want to dine on a salad or fill up on a Silver Star Porterhouse.
Joe’s Crab Shack: Joe’s Crab Shack is the place to go for succulent seafood. This famous restaurant is known for their hand-written apron slogans and a fun atmosphere, so families are sure to have a great time. Plus, there’s tons of variety where food is concerned! Joe’s Crab Shack is known for their delectable crab steam pots, crab buckets, and shrimp.
This restaurant brings a tropical flair to the Ozarks, offering up delicious cocktails and seafood. Try the fish tacos or the famous LandShark Burger while enjoying live entertainment. The restaurant is located near the Town Center, allowing for views of the water and fire show and the gorgeous Lake Taneycomo. There is outdoor seating as well!
White River Fish House: Pair delicious seafood with amazing views of Lake Taneycomo for an unforgettable dining experience at White River Fish House. This restaurant is one of the most historic spots in the Ozarks and is located on a floating barge, affording a unique flair and beautiful scenery to visitors. Some of the most delicious items on the menu include alligator tails, catfish, shrimp, scallops, and delicious appetizers such as crab-stuffed mushrooms and New England clam chowder.
Level 2 Steakhouse: The perfect date night wouldn’t be complete without a juicy steak dinner. Head over to Level 2 Steakhouse for a menu that is filled with flavor. Some of the steakhouse favorites include filet mignon, Wagyu steaks, and a multitude of soups, salads, and sides. Level 2 also serves up breakfast, lunch, and dessert so no matter the time of day, there’s something to sink your teeth into!
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen provides delicious food and down-home atmosphere. The restaurant provides amazing dishes such as fried green tomatoes, Best Ever Southern-Fried Chicken, Southern meatloaf, spare ribs, and more.
Pubs, Bars & Quick Eats
From grabbing a drink with friends to simply catching the big game while chowing down on some burgers or buffalo wings, there are some awesome options for quicker dining experiences. These restaurants offer up yummy food with fantastic atmospheres for tons of fun.
Big Whiskey’s: “I’m only going to have one, so make it a big one.” These are the words that inspired Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar. For those who are hungry, tons of burgers, soups, salads, and entrees are available. The buffalo chicken dip and famous chicken sandwich dipped in BW’s Original Buffalo Sauce are two of the signature dishes that you must try. As for drinks, there’s no shortage! The bartenders serve up everything from Irish and Rye whiskeys to bourbon and scotch.
Black Oak Grill: The Black Oak Grill can be found on the northern area right across from Belk Department Store. This grill puts a new flair on American cuisine, serving up traditional foods like burgers and pork sliders plus unique dishes such as the Black Oak ahi tuna salad or a classic Reuben sandwich. For dessert, enjoy New York Cheesecake or a mason jar brownie.
Andy B’s - Bowl Social (Fall of 2018): Combining fun and food, Andy B’s is sure to be a favorite! This entertainment center features a bowling alley, ping pong, private karaoke rooms, escape rooms, and more. The complex also is home to an indoor and outdoor bar that serves up delicious cocktails and a full-service restaurant offering burgers, chicken, and more. The social patio is set to feature live music and weekly entertainment, so guests who visit Andy B’s are in for an evening of awesome fun!
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar: Affectionately called ‘BDubz’, Buffalo Wild Wings is a favorite among many. This chain is famous for their wings. Whether you’re a fan of the boneless or bone-in varieties, spicy hot or the Asian Zing, everyone’s taste buds are sure to be delighted. The restaurant also serves up burgers, salads, and sandwiches; and the beer-battered onion rings are to die for. Plus, there’s always a sports game going on and drinks on tap, so bring your pals and root for your favorite team!
Cantina Laredo: Be sure to head over to Cantina Laredo the next time you want to put a little spice in your life! Located right next to the Town Square, this restaurant is known for its authentic Mexican dishes and modern vibes. There are also fish specials every day, delicious appetizers, and dishes featuring signature sauces like chipotle wine. Whether you are craving enchiladas or tacos, they’ve got you covered. Top it all off with a hand-crafted margarita!
Charley’s Philly Steaks: This award-winning restaurant is great for those on the go. Order up one of Charley’s famous Philly cheesesteak subs with some loaded fries for a delicious lunch or dinner. The food is made-to-order on the grill right in front of you and the steak is high-quality sirloin with 95% fat-free meat! Wash it all down with a real-fruit old-fashioned lemonade.
Famous Dave’s BBQ: Finger-lickin’ BBQ awaits at Famous Dave’s! If you’re hungry for some homestyle ribs, steaks, pulled pork, and delicious burgers, this is the place for you. Serving up hot and quick food, Famous Dave’s is the perfect place to visit after a day of shopping. Sink your teeth into tender, juicy meats served up with sides like loaded baked beans, crispy coleslaw, and Dave’s Cheesy Mac & Cheese. There are dine-in and to-go options, so whether you want to take your time or grab it for later, this restaurant makes it easy to enjoy smokehouse flavor.
Garfield’s Restaurant & Pub: This family-friendly restaurant has something for everyone! Garfield’s Restaurant & Pub was established in 1984 and has since served up juicy burgers, ribs, salads, and more. Casey’s Brisket Tacos, bourbon chicken, and Garfield’s Sirloin Steak are just a few favorites. As well as offering great dishes, Garfield’s also has an array of signature cocktails and drinks for purchase including Bloody Marys, Long Island iced teas, and Bahama Mamas.
Pie Five Pizza Co: You can’t go wrong with pizza, and Pie Five Pizza Co has some of the best in the Ozarks! The dough is made fresh each morning, setting it apart from the run-of-the-mill pizza joints. There are three crust options, and each is hand-crafted. There are also gluten-free and cauliflower options. The toppings are all fresh-cut and delicious, and there are seven different sauces to choose from to create your own unique pizza masterpiece. Not sure what to go for? Try the BBQ Chicken, Athenian Greek-style pizza, or the Five Star which features marinara with pepperoni, Italian sausage, olives, onion, and peppers. There are also salads and desserts available.
Subway: For those who are looking for a really fast, yet still healthy option, Subway is a great choice. Visitors can find this restaurant next to the Cardinals Clubhouse and Northwoods Candy Emporium. Create your own sub or try one of their hand-crafted options like the meatball sub or the Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki sandwich.
Waxy O'Shea’s Irish Pub: For some awesome food and nightlife, Waxy O Shea’s Irish Pub is a must-see stop! This classic Irish bar offers food and drinks. Try delicious pub food options such as Scotch eggs, Guinness beef on brie, or smoked salmon and brie. For your main meal, you can select from burgers, sandwiches, fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, or the Irish Breakfast which features eggs, bangers, rashers, black and white pudding, grilled tomato, and beans. Quench your thirst with specialty drinks or a classic Guinness beer!
Snacks & Specialty Foods
Sometimes when you’re in the midst of shopping, you may want to stop for a refuel of sweets or a snack. Luckily, the shopping center is full of various snack shops and specialty food stores. From candy vendors to popcorn and ice cream, you can satisfy your sweet tooth or treat yourself during a shopping excursion!
Auntie Anne’s & Cinnabon: Coffee, Cinnabon, and giant soft pretzels are some of the delicious options at Auntie Anne’s & Cinnabon! Sink your teeth into a gooey cinnamon roll or try one of their Chillatta drinks. Would you rather have something a little salty? The soft pretzels are absolutely amazing. Plus, the store is located right off of Town Square so it’s super convenient and super delicious, too!
The Fudgery: Step inside the Ozarks equivalent of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory at The Fudgery! The shop is filled with various sweets that can satisfy any sweet tooth. The company has been making homemade fudge since the 80s and it definitely shows in the quality and flavor of its products. Just a few of the Fudgery favorites include caramel- and fudge-dipped apples, ice cream, and of course, gourmet fudge.
IT’SUGAR: Those with a sweet tooth are sure to have a blast at IT’SUGAR where sugary candies are abundant. From giant gummy worms to classic candies like Mike & Ikes and Kit Kat bars, there’s something for everyone. The store is brightly-colored, truly giving it a fun and light vibe and the selection is enormous. Kids and kids at heart will love this place!
Kilwin’s Chocolates: Having been producing delicious chocolates and confections since 1947, Kilwin’s Chocolates brings together nostalgia and deliciousness for a must-have experience. Kilwin’s is home to handmade truffles, fudge, peanut brittle, and various seasonal goods. Fudge-lovers can sample an amazing array of fudges including the classic chocolate, Turtle Fudge, and Sea-Salt Caramel Fudge.
Marble Slab Creamery & Great American Cookies: Ice cream and cookies go hand-in-hand, and there’s no better place to sample this delectable combination than Marble Slab Creamery & Great American Cookies. Marble Slab is famous for their handmade ice cream with a rainbow of delicious flavors. From birthday cake to Rocky Road, guests can have it any way they want it: in a cone, in a shake, or maybe in a classic banana split. For those who would prefer a gooey cookie instead, Great American Cookies serves up classic fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies that will melt in your mouth!
Northwoods Candy Emporium: Prepare for the ultimate sugar rush! Northwoods Candy Emporium is the premier place for sweets. Sink your teeth into decadent chocolate-dipped strawberries which are handmade in the store, treat yourself to the huge variety of truffles and chocolates, or pick out the perfect pre-packaged gift for your loved one. Patrons can even purchase the World’s Largest Gummi Bear or a two-foot-long Gummi snake!
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory: A huge assortment of treats is available at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. This international brand is known to create more than 300 different chocolates! They are especially known for their fudge, truffles, and toffees. There are also items such as caramel apples and fudge that are crafted in the store using gas-fired stoves, copper kettles, and marble slab cooling tables for the best-tasting candies in the Ozarks. Plus, guests will be able to look on as their treats are created right in front of them!
Smith Creek Moonshine: Where else can you go to try moonshine and gourmet burgers in the same place? Smith Creek Moonshine is a unique shop which combines moonshine-tasting and mouthwatering hamburgers. The expert mixologists are there to create some of the most unique drinks, and guests can even purchase moonshine, jams, sauces, and more. The store is decorated in an interesting fashion as well, displaying a 1941 Ford prohibition moonshine hauler. On selected nights, there is even live music! Try some of the unique flavors such as Apple Pie and Coffee the next time you visit.
Sweet Bay Coffee Co: Whether you are a total coffee connoisseur or simply looking for that extra rush of energy after a day spent shopping, Sweet Bay Coffee Co is the place to go. The store offers up everything from a latte to simple black coffee. Grab a bite to eat with your java with snacks such as New York bagels, Sweet Bay Liege Waffles, and more.