Best of 417 2010—Food

Our biggest category is also our most popular with readers, and features the best in dishes, ambience, menus and more.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article was fact checked and accurate at press time, but 417 Magazine cannot guarantee its accuracy indefinitely.

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Readers' Pick = RP       Editors' Pick = EP


Five Best Independent Restaurants

Touch Restaurant >>>
Flame Steakhouse
Ocean Zen Pacific Rim
Metropolitan Grill
Ristorante Gilardi’s (all RP)

These five restaurants were voted the very best in our region by readers in Round One. In Round Two of online voting, Touch was the readers’ top choice. It has some ultra-delicious appetizers (like the Mediterranean nachos, left) and a wide variety of entrées inspired by everything from Mediterranean tastes to southwest American flavors.

Food & Drink Awards

(All Readers' Picks)

Best Branson Restaurant:
Candlestick Inn
Bleu Olive Mediterranean
Grille & Bar
Outback Pub
Chain Winner:
Cantina Laredo

Best Hamburger:
W.F. Cody’s
Ebbets Field
Galloway Station
Chain Winner:

Best Breakfast:
Gailey’s Breakfast Café
Anton’s Coffee Shop
Aunt Martha’s Pancake
Chain Winner:
Village Inn

Best Donuts:
St. George’s Donut Shop
LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee
Chain Winner:
Krispy Kreme

Best Bar Food:
Big Whiskey’s American Bar
& Grill
Ebbets Field
Parlor 88 Lounge
Touch Restaurant

Best Beer Menu:
Patton Alley Pub
Springfield Brewing
Chain Winner:
Old Chicago

Best Hair-of-the-Dog Brunch

Champagne Sunday Brunch at Worman House (EP)

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