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Shirley's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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13097 Mo- 13, Kimberling City, MO
+1 417-739-2380
06:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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Bartlett, Tennessee
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Burgers, fries, dogs, and grilled sandwiches in an old fashion diner on the highway into Kimberling City. Easy access, friendly owners and staff, good eats. Good quality and service.

Thank mjlarivi
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167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This place is very small and a little run down....... however.... it Truly is part of the appeal here. My husband ordered pancakes and boy did the deliver..... he was only able to finish half and our waitress said that is further than she had seen anyone get!! Lol! My eggs were cooked perfect! (Which in the worlds pickiest) Everyone... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Little hole in the wall place. Had one of the best patty melts I've had in a long time. Food was served fast and it was HOT! I loved that the best, I hate lukewarm and cold food. Shirley took our order and even served it too us. I'd go here again

Thank Suzy Z
Jefferson City, Missouri
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Small but good down home diner. Simple menu selection! Coffee was on the weak side. The locals seem to like it there. Travelers may find this place nice!

Thank norsk1_allen
Branson, Missouri
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was the real old time diner. Everything in it looked original. You go to the front counter to order and Shirley herself takes your order. She hands you your drink immediately. I ordered a cheeseburger all the way with fries. Was hungry so ordered the fried mushrooms to.The burger was amazing. The bun was toasted on the top, the... More 

Thank Janice k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great cheeseburger and fries! They were out of the breaded tenderloin so we are going back tomorrow:)

Thank Beverly D
Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This a small diner in the heart of Kimberling City right on Hwy 13. We had breakfast and it was great. The prices are low and the portions are generous. The next table got pancakes and they were huge. The coffee is good and they keep your cup full. We did not have the biscuits and gravy but everyone says... More 

Thank Terry J
Port Jefferson Station, New York
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The wait staff was not friendly! It was noisy because there were several fan blowing full blast. Conversation over breakfast wasn't easy. The food was so-so. The place needs a complete renovation!

Thank Diane L
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Such a great little drive in. Excellent food, awesome french fries, sweet folks and even a punch card for a free burger. Right up the road is Ma's Place and that place sucks. Don't miss Shirley's Diner. Money well spent.

Thank jeana t
Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Huge pancakes. Kitschy decor. A bit rough around the edges. Mismatched tables. Certainly not the cleanest place. Limited seating but you gotta love a place frequented by the locals. You know the food is good! They have ice cream too. Mom said coffee was awesome. Good biscuits. Homefries are diced and crispy.

Thank bjoux1122

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13097 Mo- 13, Kimberling City, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kimberling City
  • Phone Number: +1 417-739-2380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?