22 Favorite Midwest Downhome Restaurants
Reader Pick A Slice of Pie, Rolla "Their coconut cream pie is an unforgettable experience" (573/364-6203; asliceofpie.info).
Editor Pick Billy Gail's Cafe, Branson Blue gas pumps stand in front of this former gas station/log cabin on State-265. Named for owners Billy and Gail Blong, the comfy, casual 80-seat cafe with cheery red-checkered tablecloths might remind you of Grandma's. Regulars often get a hug when they walk in. Try fluffy hotcakes and the grits (417/338-8883).