Hickory Grove Cafe
206 Main St., Crane, 417-723-0213
Sitting right on Crane’s Main Street is Hickory Grove Cafe, a cute and cozy little eatery dedicated to home cooking and creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Treat yourself to one of the cafe’s specialties like the savory garlic butter-smothered shrimp.
214 Main St., Crane, 417-818-8958
If you’re in mini-shopping spree mode, then Primitive Merchants on Main Street has its own selection of furniture, decor, boutique clothing and accessories, too. You can also get custom items and bouquets made for a special personal touch. Now that’s an all-in-one shop!
Spring Creek Pizza and Cafe
306 W. Rose Ave., Crane, 417-723-0226
Open at 6:30 a.m., Spring Creek Pizza and Cafe is a great place to start your trip to Crane with a three-egg omelette or hefty hamburger steak breakfast. Spring Creek also offers daily lunch specials like chicken fried steak, along with pies, ice cream sundaes and more sweet treats to make you feel guilty (but not guilty enough to not eat them).