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Mother Road Coffee

325 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
+1 417-359-8182
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (4 reviews)
“coffee shop” (12 reviews)
“great coffee” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:00 Hours
325 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful coffee and treats are served at this establishment. The owners know what they are doing, because they come from Seattle. 'Nuff said!

Thank StLouisKirkwood
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Best coffee house Carthage has ever seen. This family is running a great business. Every drink you get will be great. Soups on a cold day (get it early, they run out). Historic Carthage Square.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Coffee and pastries are wonderful. The Americano is my favorite. The atmosphere is perfect and the owners and staff our wonderful too!

Thank Jeanine B
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I don't drink coffee, but there were rave reviews from everyone else on the tour (30people). Best coffee ever was the general view. I was served a chai latte and it was delicious - as was the chocolate brownie. The staff are super friendly and...More

Thank leabinns1
MotherRoadCoffee, Owner at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Thank you so much for posting a review. We had such a fantastic evening with your group, it was our pleasure to host you all. ~Kara and Ed Hardesty

Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Best coffee so far in USA,great service,very friendly centrally located part of Route 66 well worth the visit highly recommended southern hospitality at its best

Thank Paula S
MotherRoadCoffee, Owner at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

We wanted to take a moment to say thank you for your very kind review. We hope you have a lovely holiday! ~Kara and Ed Hardesty

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Wonderful service, great coffees and teas and pastry. Love the Mother Road Mocha Frappe topped with whip & chocolate syrup. One of my favorites. Chia Tea Latte is also fabulous.

Thank rfields2015
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Starwho? hometown charm & great coffee it's a win-win. very accommodating, made me an Americano iced coffee with a splash of almond milk (which was not on the menu)

Thank CFinch74
MotherRoadCoffee, Owner at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2015

Thank you for stopping in to see us and taking the time to post a review. So glad we were able to make your coffee as you like it! Safe travels ~ Kara and Ed Hardesty

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Mother Road Coffee shop is a quaint shop on our beautiful town square. Our Kaspersky County Courthouse is beautiful and looks like a castle. The square is only a couple of blocks off Route 66 and is certainly worth a stop on your trip to...More

Thank travelinmimi
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Wonderful coffee and pastries!!! I look forward to getting caramel lattes here in the mornings. And the owners are very sweet!

Thank Della C
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I had the mother road mocha and was blown away! Amazing! My wife had the café ouliat with a shot of espresso. We both were very happy. We also enjoyed a muffin and pastry which were both delicious. The atmosphere of the coffee shop was...More

1  Thank Rebeccab1234
MotherRoadCoffee, Owner at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2015

Thank you for visiting Mother Road while you were in Carthage. We appreciate you taking the time to post a review and thank you for the kind words. Our 2 goals are a delicious cup of coffee and a relaxing atmosphere - glad we were...More

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Mary T
16 October 2015|
Response from MotherRoadCoffee | Property representative |
Hi Mary, we will be open 7 am to 2 pm on the day of the Maple Leaf Parade. We look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 417-359-8182
  • E-mail
Mother Road Coffee is a specialty coffee house on the historic downtown square in Carthage, MO, just 2 blocks off of Route 66. We are directly across the street from the beautiful Jasper County courthouse. We offer espresso based hot and iced drinks, tea, smoothies, and assorted baked goods (selection varies daily). Soup of the day added to our menu as of September 2013. All soup is made in-house. Please see our Facebook page for today's soup.
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