What are you hungry for?

Benton County offers unique places to dine on Truman Lake and throughout Benton County. Try the local cuisine and cozy atmospheres of our hometown favorites. Whether you sit overlooking beautiful Drake Harbor, or at one of our fabulous wine bars, if your appetite can think it, chances are you will enjoy it at one of our many one-of-a-kind restaurants in Lincoln, Cole Camp, or Warsaw. No matter what you’re hungry for, we have a place you’ll love!

No crowds, or long waits

The best part about dining on Truman Lake, is that you can skip the crowds and long wait lists. Whether coming off the lake, or driving down the highway, you don’t have to wait for good food! Our restaurants are ready and waiting to welcome you with a delicious hot and fresh meal. You’re bound to find a new favorite among our Main Street cafes, down-home diners, or trendy restaurants. New businesses to dine at are drawn to Benton County each year! With this in mind, you can try a new one on each trip through Benton County.

some of the best Missouri restaurants

Not only do we have some of the best restaurants in the Ozarks, we also have some of the best Missouri restaurants right here in Cole Camp, Lincoln, and Warsaw! You can blaze a trail with a cajun-style dish, bask in one-of-a-kind German cuisine or cool down with an old-fashioned ice cream cone.

Additionally, many of our marinas on Truman Lake and the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks have delicious menus that you can boat to. If that’s not fun enough, you’ll find many of them have live music many of the weekends during the summer. Here’s your list of the best places to dine while visiting Truman Lake and all of Benton County!


BB Bar and Restaurant


23680 State Hwy BB, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-223-9444

Benton Ridge Winery & Campground


25518 Fitzpatrick Ave, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-776-9463


Winery, Restaurant, Campground Live Entertainment

Cosmic Café


504 W. Main St.
Phone: (660) 438-6171

Monday – Friday 7-4:30
Saturday 7-3
Closed Sunday

Welcome to Cosmic Cafe! We are voted 3rd Best coffee in the state of Missouri! Opened February 2006. Owner is Shannon Noland who is the sole owner and operator. All Sandwiches are grilled on a Panini press and served with kettle chips and pickle. Sandwiches served cold upon request. We also have different kinds of Salads, Wraps, Burgers and Coffee. More choices on our online menu, order online to carry out. We are located on Main St and Bolivar St, near Highway 7 and Interstate 65. Few minutes driving from Shawnee Bend Golf Course or Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park.

Cow Patties


606 W Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-6617

Dairy Queen

107 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA

Dam Restauraunt and Lounge


801 Kennedy Dr.
Phone: (660) 438-3060

Traditional bar food, as well as a full menu.

Drunken Minnow Bar & Grill


18321 Marina Rd, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-2280

The Drunken Minnow Bar & Grill is on the water at Sterett Creek Marina. It is open May to September with walk-up window service and outdoor covered seating. At The Drunken Minnow we offer a full bar for mixed and frozen drinks, 5 draft beer selections and a great selection of bottles beers. Our menu boasts fresh made to order pizza, burgers and a wide selection of your favorite bar foods. Check out our unique menu items that change on a regular basis.​

Come join us for a break from your day on the lake, a relaxing meal on the water or a refreshing cocktail with friends! You’ll find friendly staff and great customers to share your time at the Drunken Minnow Bar & Grill!!

El Camino Real


120 W. Polk St.
Phone: 660-438-9994

Monday – Thursday 11-9
Friday – Saturday 11-10
Sunday 11-9

Harry S. Truman State Park Marina

14950 State Park Rd. E.
Phone: 660-438-2423

Here you will find a full-service marina. It is nestled in part of the naturally preserved shoreline of beautiful Truman Lake. We offer a variety of services including: fishing boat and pontoon boat rentals, nightly and seasonal slips, fuel, bait, and convenience store items. There is a free boat launch next to us, as well as swim beach and day-use area close by – making us a great one-stop-shop!

Hill Top BBQ


31594 MO-83, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 438-6311

Lil’ Papa Joe’s


18179 Marina Road, Warsaw, MO, USA
Phone: (660) 223-9300

Thursday – Monday 6am-2
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

American comfort foods with time-tested recipes used by the Giannico family for years.

Long Shoal Restaurant


Steamboat Rd, Tom Township, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 438-2841

Great place to have Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner either inside or on our patio overlooking the lake.



1890 Commercial St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-7612

Mom’s Kitchen


14216 MO-7, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-2278

My Secret Garden Tea Room


420 Commercial St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 438-2848

Wednesday-Saturday 11-3

​Sandwiches, salads, quiche, full dessert menu, specialty coffees and teas served for lunch 11am-3pm Weds thru Saturdays (dates and times subject to change)

Nee Nee’s Italian Steakhouse


324 West Main
Phone: 660-428-5877

Serving lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee

BBQ, Italian, Hand-Cut Steaks, Prime Rib, Cajun food

Osage Bluff Marina

Osage Bluff Rd, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 438-2939


This was the first marina to open on Harry S. Truman Lake in October of 1982. For more than 35 years the Marina has hosted numerous fishing tournaments and group events for fishermen, sportsmen, and families alike. Osage Bluff Marina is located within Osage Bluff Park on the shore of Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

The marina offers slip rentals, fuel, a convenience store, bait and tackle shop, and restaurant.


Osage Bluff Motel offers clean, comfortable rooms with easy access to Truman Lake. We have powered sites to charge boats, storage for your catch and if you don’t catch, we provide BBQs and kitchenettes. The motel offers a peaceful environment to enjoy Truman Lake.

We have kitchenettes that sleep 4, standard rooms that sleep 4, a deluxe suite that offers sleeping for 6 and interconnecting rooms that will handle 8 guests. Almost all rooms have a view of the lake. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. There is also a dorm-style bunkhouse that can accommodate groups up to 50 for sleeping and a meeting facility, game room and kitchen area that can be rented out.

When you stay with us, you will have a good time. We have a pool and play area for kids and a lake full of fish. ​Just minutes from a boat ramp, full-service marina and restaurant.

Pizza Hut

910 Dogwood, Warsaw, MO, USA
Phone: (660) 438-6464

R&R BBQ {Custom Cooking}


10966 MO-7, Clinton, MO 64735, USA
Phone: 816-945-7722

Specializing in BBQ with made from scratch sides and sauces.  Offering catering and banquet room.

Smok’n Hot BBQ


1083 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 723-9236

Sonic Drive in of Warsaw


2003 Commercial St.
Phone: (660) 438-6200

Monday – Thursday 6-11
Friday – Saturday 6-12
Sunday 6-11



1886 Commercial St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-4234

Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday – Saturday 9am -10pm
Sunday 10am-9pm

​Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads.

Taco Villa


1627 Hilltop Road, Warsaw, MO, USA
Phone: 660-438-6027

The Fristoe Café

38097 Old Hwy 65, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA

The Landing Lounge & Bistro


317 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-4150

Great food and drinks, glass of wine and several beers

The Rusty Skillet

248 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-7660

248 W. Main


Yellow Deli

145 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: 660-438-2581

Open Sundays at noon thru Fridays at 3pm (24/5)!  We offer steaming hot deli-style sandwiches, garden fresh salads, homemade soups, and delicious fresh-baked desserts and breads. Three levels of seating in our cozy & rustic barn wood decor. Have a seat and enjoy a relaxing meal on our outdoor deck overlooking the picturesque Drake Harbor on the Osage River.

Cole Camp

AJs Dairy Bar


511 W Main St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: (660) 668-3456

​Sandwiches and soft-serve ice cream

Calgaro’s Pizza


104 S Maple St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: (660) 668-4777

​Calgaro’s is committed to serving you a Bigger and Better Pizza. We use only the best ingredients. Everything that can be homemade is. We pride ourselves on being the Best Pizza you can eat! ( our Medium is the same size as most competitor’s Large).

Classic Steakburgers


803 Main St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: 660-668-4600

Ella Belle’s Bakery and Coffee Shop


111 E Main St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA

Handel Haus


101 S Maple St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: (660) 668-9952

Stop in for lunch at the Gartenfest Tea Room, where they serve yummy and fresh sandwiches, soups and homemade desserts!

Hickmans Smokehouse


310 E Main St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: (660) 668-2092

​Featuring taste-tempting smoked meat sandwiches and sides. We also sell meat by the pound. Keep us in mind for your events large and small because we cater

The German Table


107 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 668-0019

​German comfort food made from scratch by friendly hosts in a relaxed environment!

The Scone Lady Bakery


310 E Main St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: 660-668-2092

Wine, Antiques & More


301 Main St, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA
Phone: (660) 668-0049

Wine, Beer and Food. Carpentered Designs Woodwork. Fun Events! Come sit on the porch. Eat~Drink~Relax

Wine, Women & Song


100 S Maple St, Cole Camp, MO 65325, USA
Phone: 660-668-0122

High tea and intimate Friday evening dinners, both by reservation. Wine and cocktails served all day.


BuckNaked Restaurant & Marina


29580 Waters Edge Road, Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: (660) 668-2003

Casey’s General Store


102 N Hwy 65, Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: 660-438-1027

Charley’s Buffet


23799 State Hwy B, Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: (660) 668-3806

Estes Drive-in


Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: (660) 547-3516

Lincoln Inn


US-65, Lincoln, MO, USA
Phone: (660) 547-3417

Mozark Mocha


431 N, US-65, Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: (660) 547-2877

Gourmet Coffee Shop. We offer quick and easy Breakfast items such as breakfast burritos, biscuits, croissants, cinnamon rolls, and Biscuits/gravy. Also, pastries, muffins, cakes, and cupcakes. Chicken wraps for lunch. Open 6am-6pm 7 days a week

Rick’s Oar House Restaurant


25842 Old Oar House Rd, Warsaw, MO 65355, USA

Full service menu with bar and seating with a beautiful view of LOZ.

Shirley’s Highway Café


North 65 Highway, Lincoln, MO 65338, USA
Phone: (660) 547-3500


Get A Bite Inc.


29828 Hwy M
Phone: 573-345-3380

Open Sunday-Thursday 7:30-8
Friday & Saturday 7:30-9
Extended hours on Holidays

Jungle Bar and Grill


30786 Forthview Rd, Edwards, MO 65326, USA
Phone: 573-345-0888