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Miss Mary's Lunch Box

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American, Cafe, Diner
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106 E Commercial St, Lebanon, MO 65536-3257
+1 417-532-2044
06:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat 06:30 - 13:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in The Lunchbox for lunch and discovered they serve breakfast foods at that time also. The food was well prepared. It came cooked exactly as ordered. The server was extremely friendly and we found that the cafe has new owners. All in all a pleasant experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Battlefield, MO
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here for a late lunch, got a reuben, bacon cheeseburger, onion rings, kids got grilled cheese and tater tots. The bacon cheeseburger and onion rings were delicious, the rueben just alright, and the kids food was well kids food. The portions were smaller than I would expect for the price.

Thank dsmith09
Lansing, Michigan
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334 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We saw Miss Mary's on TA and decided to try it. It did not disappoint. We enjoyed a quiet lunch with conversation with Miss Mary and her husband. The pie was very good for dessert. We enjoyed getting off the highway and eating in a lovely little town. Well worth the stop.

Thank MSUmindy
Northbrook, Illinois
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the type of restaurant that people (usually locals) rave about because they enjoy the thought of independently owned restaurants run by owners who cook and wait on the tables themselves. Sure, it has a certain charm... but ultimately it is just a small, poorly decorated, greasy diner with a very limited menu. Great for people who love fried... More 

Thank Brett J
Mary M, Owner at Miss Mary's Lunch Box, responded to this review

Iam sorry you didn't enjoy your self ,my cafe is not greasy, sorry you didn't like all the coke stuff. a cafe is is not a resurant . More 

Eagan, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Miss Mary and her staff were so friendly. I stayed another 15 minutes after I was done eating to just chat with them. I had the Pork Tenderoin Sandwich and it was the best I have ever had. Homemade and not much breading on the outside. Mostly just flavorful tasting Pork. I also had a piece of Coconut Cream Pie... More 

Thank Francis W
Mary M, Owner at Miss Mary's Lunch Box, responded to this review

Thank you vary much for the great review please come back More 

Watseka, Illinois
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Mary, your food was so good and the pie is excellent!!!! I had the Reuben sandwich it was so good, my friend had a grilled tenderloin and she said it was excellent. So glad we stopped and didn't have a lunch at a cookie-cutter restaurant, we will definitely be going back. If you're in The area stop in here in... More 

Thank Sharon H
Mary M, Owner at Miss Mary's Lunch Box, responded to this review

thanks so much for the good review More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch with our grandsons. Miss Mary's had been recommended and it didn't disappoint. Everything was great!

Thank James M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had the lunch special which was the pork tenderloin with mashed potatoes. Real home cooking! Coconut cream pie was excellent.

Thank Debbie Y
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111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Grade on which great breakfast great awesome nice people clean wonderful place to go and sit and eat breakfast Mary and her family are always great friend it's a must stop in Lebanon

1 Thank Doug C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while driving through Lebanon. Food was good, prices very reasonable. Very friendly staff. Skip the chains and visit Miss Mary.

Thank Drswife

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 E Commercial St, Lebanon, MO 65536-3257
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 417-532-2044
Best all-American food in town! Biscuits and gravy, bacon double cheeseburgers, delicious tenderloins, coconut cream pie and many more, all the great homemade comfort foods that you love! Daily Monday thru Friday specials. Clean smoke free family environment with friendly service and locally owned. Open 6:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. for breakfast and until 2:00p.m. for lunch except Saturday hours are 6:30a.m. to 11:30a.m. for breakfast and until 1:00p.m. for lunch. Located just across from the Post Office in downtown Lebanon at 106 East Commercial. Worth seeking out for service, value, and selection!

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St. Louis, MO
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?