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The Mercantile - CLOSED

202 W. John Street, Courthouse Square, Van Buren, MO
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6 Oct 2014
“A quiet lunch”
21 Jun 2014
“Quick dinner and breakfast”
Restaurant Hours Closed
202 W. John Street, Courthouse Square, Van Buren, MO
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

By the time we got to the Mercantile (1:30 pm on a Thursday) the local lunch rush was over and the employees were starting to eat their lunch at the big table by the cash register. We were waited on immediately by a friendly waitress....More

Thank 2A_j_w
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Chicken nachos are awesome. Great breakfast and the service is wonderful! Also had spinach Rangoon as appetizer... everything was good. Walking distance frog current river campground!

1  Thank Angie B
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

We waited 40 minutes for a poor breakfast. Cold biscuit, cold English muffin, had to ask for butter and syrup for the pancakes (!). The "fruit bowl" was half of an overripe banana. The eggs Benedict's hollandaise sauce had been allowed to break but was...More

Thank GLFoodie
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I'll start by saying Van Buren, Missouri and the Current River which flows through it is a beautiful part of Southeast Missouri and one that you shouldn't miss. So if you are traveling along 60 Highway and are ready for a great meal, The Mercantile...More

Thank ZAismy2ndHome
Reviewed 2 February 2013

The Mercantile Restaurant is located at 202 W. John Street on the "River Side of Courthouse Square" in the old Cotton Building. The restaurant is located in the former Mercantile General Store and will seat approximately 50 diners in the main dining room. The restaurant...More

Thank JPKirkpatrick
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W. John Street, Courthouse Square, Van Buren, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Van Buren
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