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Cookin' From Scratch

90 Truman Street, Doolittle, Rolla, MO 65550
+1 573-762-3111
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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07:00 - 20:30All hours
$$ - $$$
90 Truman Street, Doolittle, Rolla, MO 65550
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing special. After reading other reviews, we decided against the fried chicken and just got burgers, which we thought you couldn't really mess up. The cheese on the burgers was liquid cheese. The tater tots were over cooked. The fried pickles were good, but the...More

Thank TravelinPeads
Reviewed 5 days ago

My girlfriend and I stopped for dinner, I just wanted something different. It was different alright. I ordered their special, Chicken and Dumplings. When the nice waitress brought them there was no broth. I asked it she could be me some with broth, which she...More

Thank Mel426
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It truly is cookin from scratch. Great Missouri cuisine. Nice and welcoming staff. First exit after Rolla exits on 44 West

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Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We saw a Stuckey's sign (candy) and there was the restaurant next-door. Waitress quite perky, and recommended a ribeye steak sandwich on a hoagie roll & we spoke of BLT ,so I ordered one snd my husband the other. Came with fries or tater tots....More

Thank Lisa T
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you Lisa! I'm happy here your kids words about us! We hope to see you again soon! Tony & Staff

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here in Missouri on an overnight stop for a stressful drive home to Canada due to my dad's heart attack. Having driven 1500 miles in two days and eating sandwiches here and there in our rv we found this spot comforting. Waitress was...More

Thank Hurricaine51
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Hurricane...I appreciate your kind words about your experience with us. If your ever close by again that you'll stop and see us again! Safe Travels Tony

Reviewed 22 January 2017

I will occasionally visit after church service on Sundays for a hearty lunch with friends/church family. I highly recommend the Chicken Fried Steak, fired pickles, and mashed potatoes; however really anything on the menu is pretty solid. As the name alludes, everything is home-made and...More

Thank rampagevinyl
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here before and was never been impressed. This time all I ate was green beans and I was sick for three days. They cook them in bacon grease, which is ok, but they also keep them for days. My friend who ate them...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We found this place using our GPS function to seek out food. Believe it or not, there is also a Stuckey's attached to the small complex. So, while we waited for our food, I went over and purchased an authentic pecan log. How fun! Larry...More

2  Thank saharadweller
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A must stop! Looking for a place to stop where we could park easily with the camper we landed here. Greatest biscuits in the Midwest and oh my word the fried chicken! Kids really liked the chili and chicken strips. Good burger and iced tea....More

Thank Madeline F
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Madeline....Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you had such a good experience with us! We hope you will stop and see us again! Safe Travels, Tony

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped there with the family, 2 adults and 2 kids. We were slightly taken back by the fact that it is connected to a gas station, but don't let it fool you. I have the pan fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn and roll. Everything I...More

1  Thank Caleb C
Cookin Scratch D, Manager at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Caleb, Yes some folks are a little taken back that we are an all in one kind of place! lol That being said we are happy to hear that you and your family had a great experience with us! We hope if you are this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Truman Street, Doolittle, Rolla, MO 65550
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Rolla
  • Phone Number: +1 573-762-3111
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