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319 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836
+1 417-793-0846
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11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 20:00
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Monett, Missouri
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163 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

What? Real, homemade, (not home style), amazing food AND perfect service?? Here it is!! I tried to find something negative to write about. Nope. It's all good. We didn't talk while eating the gravy, it's that good. Had the Friday buffet and I do not understand why the place didn't have a waiting line, other than location. Directions? Head for... More 

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1 Thank Candyman5000
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this review

Thank you for taking out the time to write a review about our place. It was so nice visiting with you , so glad you all enjoyed it. I look forward to seeing you again, soon. Happy Holidays, Lilly More 

Fremont, Michigan
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

While traveling through Missouri on I-44 we decided to stop in Carthage for lunch. We consulted Trip Advisor for the best local places and decided on Rumor Has It. We parked in there beautiful town square and looked for the restaurant. Once inside we were quickly seated and had our drinks in just a few minutes. We decided to split... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Tried their buffet..Chilli was good. Spaghetti and meatballs were average. Roast pork good. Chicken and wild rice ok. Mac and cheese excellent...The staff were friendly and attentive...Next time would order from menu.

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Thank Ratherbeonabike
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

While traveling for work, I decided to try out Carthage for lunch. I had no specific place in mind, I decided to drive around and see what I could find. In the beautiful historic city square, this gem is a wonderful find. I ordered the special, a chili cheese burger that came with chips. Delicious homemade chili over a perfectly... More 

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Thank Elaine B
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so happy you stopped in for lunch and hope you come back as soon as you are in town. Happy fall, Lilly More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Simply excellent, not just your run of the mill home cooking. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Don't miss this cozy place if you visit Carthage

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1 Thank Dumpwell
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review. I hope you make it back in when your back in the area, Lilly More 

Reeds, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Home cooked diner food is on the menu. This is a cozy little restaurant on the historic Carthage square and the perfect place to lunch and visit.

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Thank arnerg
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. I hope you enjoyed your visit and will be back soon. Lilly More 

SPFD
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times. It is a great place to gather with small groups of friends or business associates. Lily and staff will prepare a great salad bar and buffet for a reasonable costs. Yum.

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Thank mc2649
Lilly C, Owner at Rumor Has It, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write us a review. I look forward to serving you again soon, Lilly More 

Wilburton, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Just by chance we stopped by to have a late lunch but got here just as they closed. Luckily they would open again for a dinner buffet and from the wonderful smells coming from the building we decided to stay around and try it. So glad we did. The food was excellent and tonight also included a shrimp boil which... More 

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Thank Karen L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Met with customers for lunch. Very quaint and friendly restaurant. Staff was great. Everyone in our party really enjoyed the food and especially the pie and carrot cake. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Jon H
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Right on the downtown square with wonderful service. Lunch was even better. Opted for the Meatloaf w/Bacon&Chedder Sandwich over the daily specials. Great! Even better than Mom's meatloaf. Will stop in on next visit to Carthage.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 417-793-0846

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?