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Mark Twain Dinette

400 N 3rd St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3302
+1 573-221-5300
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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06:00 - 21:00All hours
Diner, American
400 N 3rd St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3302
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went for lunch but it was not crowded. Both my husband's and my orders were mixed up. Wrong dish for hubby and wrong side for me. Waitress verified correct items on her order pad. Food was OK. My chicken salad advertised with dried cranberries...More

Thank BarbarafromFlorida
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Best Western across the street & we missed breakfast. Walked across the street to the Dinette. Staff was friendly & harried. We ordered blueberry pancakes, oatmeal, scrambled eggs with toast. Everything came out cold. The waitress was very accommodating & brought...More

Thank mrsriva
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for their lunch and the menu had many options. The service was quick and the tenderloin was huge and really good.. It is walking distance to all the touristy spots and is pretty good dinette.

Thank BoiseBoundin3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Courteous service and good food. We ate dinner at the restaurant on Monday and Tuesday and cannot find fault with the restaurant. It's a diner, do not expect fancy food. We had the Maid Rite platter with onion rings and gravy the first night. This...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked across the street from the hotel to have an early dinner here. Good food, great service, good value!!

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Hannibal for a local festival, and decided to stop in for lunch. We've eaten there in previous visits and it wasn't a bad experience. This time was not so great. Service was a little slow, but it's a small, busy place. My...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For starters, I typically give a lot of consideration to a busy restaurant that seems low on staffing. I will ask if there is a problem or if someone didn't come in and take that into account when rating a place (my personal rating, which...More

Thank StumpySirak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Customer service was terrible. The managers were rude and unhelpful. I will never patron this establishment again.

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is really tasty. I have zero complaints on that front. The service, however, left a little to be desired. The shop was being manned by teenagers who either didn't know or acted as if they didn't know how to do things customers...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Brought in a group of 30. Food was reasonably quick and good. I had the Texas burger and it was bigger than I expected. Fries were good and hot. It seems to draw in the locals which is a good sign.

Thank daninstlouis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Diner, American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 3rd St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hannibal
  • Phone Number: +1 573-221-5300
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The Mark Twain Dinette has been a Hannibal tradition and must-stop destination since 1942. We are known for our Maid-Rites, homemade frosty mugs of root beer, famous breaded onion rings, and tenderloins. There was a transfer of ownership as of April 1st, 2015.
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