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Lucky J Restaurant & Arena

11664 E Fir Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-7835
+1 417-358-2370
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse
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11664 E Fir Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-7835
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 8 oz. Filet was cooked perfect and the sides were delicious. Very reasonable price and the entertainment (Barrel Racing the night we were there) was fascinating. There is an arena attached to the restaurant, so you may see a lot of cowboys and cowgirls.

Thank Tiger5147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the locals go. Great food and atmosphere. Everything we had was good. I love breaded mushrooms and these were really good! Hubbies pork chops were excellent.

Thank Rgklever
Reviewed 24 July 2018

As the rest of the US becomes chain nation, the local, original, funky places stand out even more. Lucky J's and what ever incarnation it may become is worth a visit just for the experience. While the food is good, the location and ambience are...More

Thank ItchyFeetGettingAway
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We travel To Missouri about Twice a year. in December we were told about a great Steak place to try called Lucky J's. In June we went and thoroughly enjoyed our meals! My husband I both had a 14 oz Prime Rib eye. They were...More

Thank Honey H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Food was really good. We loved the steaks. We were visiting the area during our trip West. Picked up a storage tray for our RV and ate here in the evening. We were told to definitely get here early because it can be long wait...More

Thank timothymQ2448MY
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is a fun place. They have a rodeo arena u can view through the windows in the bar. Fu range menu. I had the smoked sausage which was good but not great. Onion rings good as well a little greasy. Also had fried okra...More

Thank robrick31
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is one of the most unusual places we have ever eaten. When you pull up you can’t decide if it is a livestock auction barn or a rodeo arena. Yes all of the above. There were no activities going on the night we were...More

Thank Barb247
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our visit. We ordered the pork nachos which weren’t anything special which is why I gave a 4 star rating. Our main course, a 16 ounce ribeye was really the star of the meal. Delicious! Waffle fries were also perfect!...More

Thank suzzrx
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you like a western atmosphere and want a family joint this is the place! My husband and I came here with my grandparents and even though there wasn’t any entertainment the night we came we enjoyed our time there. The staff was very friendly...More

Thank Curiosity486624
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Food is awesome always consistent steaks are good. Nice selection of appetizers. And the arena adds a nice show.

Thank Mike B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11664 E Fir Rd, Carthage, MO 64836-7835
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 417-358-2370
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