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Mother Road Coffee

325 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
+1 417-359-8182
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (4 reviews)
“coffee shop” (10 reviews)
“great coffee” (11 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
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LOCATION
325 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836-1614
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always looking for coffee to fuel my day I happened to stumble across the Mother Road Coffee Shop while checking out the Jasper County Courthouse. Whoo! Hoo! After the thin coffee I had at breakfast I was really happy to get a good cup of...More

Thank dspr8o
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in! Safe travels down the route!

Reviewed 8 October 2017

As part of our Historic Route 66 we stopped off in Carthage to find a coffee. We are so glad we found this coffee shop which provided us with a wonderful cup of coffee and tea (with milk in the tea rather than cream -...More

Thank David G
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We are so glad you found us on your Route 66 tour. Carthage IS delightful, we appreciate you pausing for a few moments on our patio. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We hope your holiday in the States is fantastic!

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not great if you have food allergies. I inquired about a clean blender for my coffee, as I have food allergies to items being added to some drinks. The person I spoke with informed me that they don't sanatize between each person and left it...More

Thank SRW99
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for posting a review. We read each one and definitely will use your feedback to review our policies for our customers who may have food allergies. In order to do that I'd like a bit more information about what item you were considering...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Delicious brownies and a really nice lending library stand out at Mother Road Coffee. Experience an actual Macchiato and get away from the chain coffee store burnt coffee taste.

Thank yosso66
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for supporting independent shops. Thank you also for posting a review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Fun local gifts. Beautiful, tasty muffins, brownies and such. Good hot café au lait and many other options. Indoor and outdoor seating offered.

Thank Skip_N_Bud
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for stopping in on your visit to Carthage. We appreciate you posting a review!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

My girlfriends and I recently met at Mother Road Coffee to grab a drink together and catch up. This is a great place to do this. They have a variety of coffee-based drinks, but they also have a variety of smoothies to chose from. I...More

Thank nazchic85
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for choosing us as your place to catch up with friends (and thank you for leaving a review)!

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Just go. You'll love it. The folks at Mother Road know their way around a good cup of coffee. Besides that, they're just nice people. Really. Just go.

Thank Lori E
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks Lori! Always great to hear we are taking care of our people!!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's a small coffee shop with a small town feel. You can sit in a comfy chair and look out at the Carthage Court house. Oh and if they have brownies...have two!

Thank LCole1979
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the review, I'm having a brownie right now and completely agree that another might be necessary!

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fast friendly service. Excellent coffee. The employees have absolutely no issues making something to fit a special diet. (diabetic)

Thank Sarah W
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks for the review! I'm so happy we were able to prepare your order to fit your needs. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I stop here whenever I spend the night in Carthage. The Mother Road Mocha is excellent and the old town square is very quaint with several antique stores.

Thank Allison S
MotherRoadCoffee, Manager at Mother Road Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for making us a part of your Carthage visits. We appreciate your business!

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.05 km away
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Mary T
16 October 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Description
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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