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1215 E US Highway 60, Mountain View, MO 65548-8072
+1 417-934-5406
11:00 - 20:00
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Driving through Mountain View at lunch time. We passed several fast food places, but wanted something different. Husband had fried catfish. Big pieces cooked to perfection, big pile of crispy fries with Texas toast. I had a patty melt on rye. The bread was a tiny bit dry, but the burger was perfect and the onions carmelized just right add... More 

Thank Denise M
Hillsboro, Missouri, United States
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

There are very few restaurants in the area so we decide to try the Main Event. I ordered their special which was pork tenderloin and my wife ordered the chicken fried chicken. I ordered steak fries and brown gravy on my pork. When my ordered was delivered it had regular fries and white gravy. Our server took it back to... More 

Thank Ken K
Mountain View, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

They are a fun place to have dinner and a drink. The food is very good for our area and the service is good.

Thank jlewis829
Willow Springs, Missouri
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

My wife and I live in the next town over from Mountain View (Willow Springs), so we have been here once, maybe twice before. So after reading about this restaurant on Onlyinyourstate.com, actually scoring a #1 spot on a list of "The Best Small Town Restarants In Missouri", we figured we'd give this place another shot (because it's been probably... More 

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Mountain Grove, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

On the whole, a very good place to eat before going to the dance. The fish was spicy hot, which was not mentioned on the menu, So it was an unpleasant surprise. Chicken cordon bleu sandwich was sooo melt in your mouth good....can hardly wait to have another. Good selection on menu. Wait staff, very good.

Thank Merinda R
Corpus Christi
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Three hundred and seventy miles of road passed under my wheels and all I wanted was some good grub and a comfortable bed. Well actually I got both. The Main Event is next to the Honeysuckle Inn and locals come for its good grub and/or a good shot or a beer. The wait staff is friendly and the menu gives... More 

Thank Lawrence G
Lucien, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Very good place to eat. The waitress was sweet and honest on what she preferred. Very clean. The food isn't fancy but it's well cooked.

Thank MacKAtrackiN21
Mountain View, Mo
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

The food is just average. Nothing remarkable. Most of the wait staff is very good, but the lady that came from another restaurant that closed in Mountain view is excellent. She is the reason I keep going back.

Thank MorganFilly
Eugene, Oregon, United States
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95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

We had a party of 14 which was handled friendly and efficiently the food was good and the service excellent. They serve beer and wine and have a wide range of entrees.

Thank DuckMagee
St Louis
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

If you are looking for Good Food and a great price with warm friendly service then stop in at the Main Event. We were seated by a warm friendly server. She gave us good suggestions from the menu. We were there for lunch. I had the BLT. It was served on Texas Toast. Yummy. We were traveling and from Springfield... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 E US Highway 60, Mountain View, MO 65548-8072
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 417-934-5406

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