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Restaurants in the Heart of the Ozarks

Whether fueling up for a day on the lake or wrapping up an adventure at Top of the Rock, grab a bite to eat at one of our casual dining options. Selections range from southern home-style fare, pizzas and burgers, Mexican cuisine with an Ozarks flair, delicious treats and baked goods, and much more! The restaurants at Big Cedar are complete with rustic, regional decor and unbeatable views of the Ozarks.

Buffalo Bar

This cozy spot located on the lower level of Osage Restaurant is the perfect place to relax after a game of golf, celebrate a special event or simply enjoy dinner. Step out onto the stone patio for breathtaking views and watch the sunset ceremony, complete with bagpipe performance and the firing of a Civil War cannon.

No reservations accepted. Seating is on a first come first served basis.

  • Daily | 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Arnie’s Barn

Arnie’s Barn offers contemporary Mexican cuisine with magnificent views of the driving range and unique golf memorabilia. To honor Arnold Palmer, the barn was transported from his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania to its location today at Top of the Rock, where it was carefully reassembled by local Amish craftsmen.

  • Daily | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Black Marlin Bar Hours | Daily 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Devil’s Pool

Big Cedar Lodge

Join us for a casual dining experience, combining the best of southern homestyle cooking with rustic decor. Hand-wrought metal chandeliers cast a warm glow over antique furnishings and our 100-year-old mahogany bar. Outdoor seating is available as the weather permits.

  • Breakfast | 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Lunch | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Dinner | 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Sunday Brunch | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Buzzard Bar

Big Cedar Lodge

Downstairs from Devil’s Pool, Buzzard Bar provides a warm welcome with comfortable seating and antique furnishings. Outdoor seating is available on our patio overlooking the pool. Every evening, we feature local entertainers, including our own Singin’ Cowboy performing decades of favorites.

  • Sunday | 10:00 AM – Midnight
  • Monday – Saturday | 11:00 AM – Midnight
  • Nightly Entertainment | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
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Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill

Located inside Fun Mountain, Uncle Buck’s Grill offers a full-service menu of tasty favorites like burgers, salads, sandwiches and pizza as well as sweet treats such as shakes, floats and banana splits.

  • Sunday – Thursday | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday & Saturday | 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Truman Cafe & Custard

Big Cedar Lodge

Full of 1920s Tudor-style, this historic Big Cedar original destination offers breakfast, lunch and delicious treats all day. Stop by Truman Cafe & Custard to enjoy a meal, baked good, custard, specialty coffee, and complimentary wireless internet access all served with the best hospitality around.

  • Daily | 6:30 AM – 5:00 PM
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Mountain Top Grill

Perched high in the hills, overlooking the Mountain Top Course and Ozark’s National Course, Mountain Top Grill is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or small plates after a round on the links.

  • Opens Memorial Day Weekend
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Mill & Canyon Grill Restaurant

Located at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, enjoy nature’s beautiful surroundings while looking out to the cascading waterfall as you savor Ozarks-inspired food. This rustic, yet elegant facility is the perfect place to host private functions or to dine before setting out on your canyon exploration.

PLEASE NOTE: The Mill and Canyon Grill Restaurant are accessible to Dogwood Canyon guests only and require admission to the park for entry.


Located at Camp Long Creek, this vintage Airstream offers delicious treats to enjoy before you set out on the lake.



The MO-86 bridge at Long Creek en route to Dogwood Canyon will be closed for renovations beginning June 3rd, 2019. Please plan your route accordingly.

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