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College of the Ozarks

1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-334-6411
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I wish my campus had looked this nice and peaceful. A college that builds character, faith, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Miami, Florida
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We were told that we MUST visit the college and enjoy the wonderful lunch and dinner offered by the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a college. It's a destination with tons of family-friendly activities, including two museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, stained glass studio, and exquisite 4-star dining at Dobyns Dining Room in The Keeter Center. It's a great way to spend a day while you are in the Branson area. The only thing that requires admission is the Ralph Foster Museum ($6 Adults, $5 Seniors, and Free to all 18 and under). Dobyns Dining Room offers a farm to table experience without breaking the bank. Come learn why this unique college is nationally known.
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  • Very good11%
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  • Poor1%
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“hard work” (239 reviews)
1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-334-6411
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wish my campus had looked this nice and peaceful. A college that builds character, faith, and family values where your tuition is paid by working on campus, and graduating debt free. What a great plan. We had a flavorful lunch at the Keeter center...More

Thank DavidandPam_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told that we MUST visit the college and enjoy the wonderful lunch and dinner offered by the college. We had never heard of such a thing and this was our 6th year visiting! Well, needless to say we did and can promise you...More

1  Thank 753kathleent
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has phenomenal food. Highly recommend eating here. Better than expected. Great prices. Great service.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first experience at the College of the Ozarks. Hopefully not our last! Dining here was the highlight of our day. The servers were very polite, well trained and accepting of special requests. The food arrived quickly, delicious, nicely presented. My husband's chicken...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful and small campus. The "Ducks" do go in to the campus briefly, but for a better view, make a special trip, eat at the restaurant, and go to the Lookout Point. There is a museum there which displays the "Beverly Hillbillies"...More

Thank Elvie66
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right on your way to Big Cedar Lodge from Branson. Stop at Keeter Center and have student made ice cream, fresh daily. Visit the gift shop, or eat at the restaurant. But, you must try the ice cream. We had Raspberry Marcipone (sp?) Toasted Cocunut...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 6 days ago

only thing available is soup salad are sandwich. all are very good but rather pricey. the facilities and the campus are beautiful and worth a visit.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard how good this buffet is at the College of the Ozarks, but it was even better than I expected. The wait staff students, food and desserts were exceptional. It was the perfect ending to my birthday weekend. I will go again, but...More

Thank Rosemarie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up here based on a restaurant review. I didn't understand that the restaurant was part of the college. The restaurant was farm to table fresh food (from the university). We saw the dairy area (bought fresh milk) and toured a museum type area...More

Thank AngieScarle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat and help the students. Hard work U is just a great university . The campus is a beautiful place to see.

Thank erniebert2017
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26 May 2017|
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Response from mintman2015 | Reviewed this property |
Do not know the answer to this question. Would be best to contact the College.
Dealana H
26 March 2017|
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Response from valcoleman2015 | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely, we invite our guests to experience our campus. In addition to The Keeter Center, we have points of interest on campus, our student industries, where students work rather than pay for their education... More
Kibbie R
28 September 2016|
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Response from maykenwoods | Reviewed this property |
Monday-Saturday Lunch 10:30-4:00 and Dinner 4:00-8:00 Sunday Brunch 10:00-2:00 Here is the phone got Reservations: (417) 690-2146 Enjoy