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Cookin' From Scratch

) #20 of 68 Restaurants in Rolla ££ - £££ American, Diner
90 Truman Street, Doolittle, Rolla, MO 65550
+1 573-762-3111
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Diner
££ - £££
90 Truman Street, Doolittle, Rolla, MO 65550
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 22 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
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 9 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 13 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 review

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 17 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 review

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

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our bus had a flat tire near here so we pulled in here to have a place to get off the bus. Loved the Chicken Car out front. Walked around the gas station store an got me some Stuckeys Pecan Rolls. I love those and...More

1  Thank elaine c
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this review

Hi Elaine C, Sorry to hear about the back luck bus tire! But on the bright side we are so happy that you got to dine with us! Thank you much for your kind words about your visit with us! Please stop and see us...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip to Rolla, I was looking for a new place to eat. After reading the reviews, I thought we would try it. The restaurant is attached to a gas station and not much to look at. The inside had local diner charm....More

Thank baker635
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this review

Hi Baker635 We are pleased that you gave us a try! I do appreciate your feed back of your experience we us. We do are best to keep our Homemade dinner specials ready due to the 45 minutes that it takes to Pan Fry our...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place has you walk through a haze of smoke before one as a non smoker hates. Truthfully, the food was just okay but since it's too smoky for us we haven't been back. Hopefully, they eliminated smoking but I don't know

Thank Nancy B
Cookin Scratch D, Owner at Cookin' From Scratch, responded to this review

Hello Nancy, I'm happy to tell you as of February 2016 we are 100% Smoke Free! I hope you will give us another opportunity to serve you. Thanks, Tony Sherrer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail