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College of the Ozarks

1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
+1 417-334-6411
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A Must See in Branson

What a wonderful place. It is a MUST SEE/DO activity for the whole family!! Very beautiful and we... read more

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lheath1172
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Manvel, Texas
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Learned about requirements for acceptance and staying there once accepted. Students work off... read more

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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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1 Opportunity Ave, Point Lookout, Branson, MO 65726
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+1 417-334-6411
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful place. It is a MUST SEE/DO activity for the whole family!! Very beautiful and we truly enjoyed the experience.

Thank lheath1172
Reviewed yesterday

Learned about requirements for acceptance and staying there once accepted. Students work off tuition and must follow strict rules. The ice cream, which the students make, was delicious. You really MUST learn about this very unusual college.

Thank Joy P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The College of the Ozarks is definitely worth your time to visit. Beautiful grounds and surroundings.

Thank skmorton45
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and great waiter. We never fail to eat here when we visit Branson! Love he atmosphere. Matthew was our waiter and very accommodating.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 5 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 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 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 6 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 1 week 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
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Singer5554
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.
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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
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Kibbie R
29 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
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