IntroductionIf you are new to Fort Leonard Wood, you are probably looking for easy food options as you settle in. During a move, it’s often convenient to just go with fast food, but here you can find some other options both on and off post. Take a look at these affordable suggestions if you need some help. Be sure to ask your new neighbors for top restaurant recommendations as you get to know the area better.Know what you’re hungry for? Click the links below to go straight to the information.(1-5) American Restaurants on Fort Leonard Wood(6-8) American Restaurants near Fort Leonard Wood(9-12) Mexican Restaurants near Fort Leonard Wood(13-16) Italian Restaurants near Fort Leonard Wood(17-16) Asian Restaurants near Fort Leonard WoodSuggested Read: Fort Leonard Wood Missouri: In-Depth Welcome Center19 Fort Leonard Wood RestaurantsDue to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours and restrictions before you go.American Cuisine1. Morelli Heights Bar & GrillAddress: 3404 Nebraska Ave., Bldg. 3210 Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473Phone number: 1 (573) 329-6005At Morelli Heights Bar & Grill located on post, you can find well-priced portions of wings, nachos, and fries. They also have burgers and beers and an outdoor seating area.2. Ozark TavernAddress: Bldg. 492 North Dakota Ave. Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473Phone number: 1 (573) 596-0001The Ozark Tavern is a casual dining sit-down restaurant on post. You can enjoy beers on tap and a full bar while you catch the game on one of their big screens. Fully Ozark themed decor creates a nice, comforting atmosphere to sit and relax in. Check out their Ozark Tinis and other specialty drinks!3. Sandwedge EateryAddress: 18694 FLW 26, Bldg. 10221 Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473Phone number: 1 (573) 329-4770You can find the Sandwedge Eatery inside the Piney Valley Golf Course. They have great daily specials such as Mondays’ French Dip or Fridays’ Reubens, and $3 domestic beers!4. Strike ZoneAddress: 7077 Illinois Ave, Bldg. 1609 Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473Phone number: 1 (573) 596-1498Strike Zone is inside the Daugherty Bowling Center, so you can enjoy food and snacks while knocking down pins. They have great daily specials like a $6.25 pork basket on Wednesdays. If you want to feed a big group in a social setting you’ll want to check this place out. They have more than enough room to accommodate plenty of friends and family!Restaurants Near Fort Leonard WoodAmerican Cuisine5. Randy’s Roadkill Bbq & GrillAddress: 12670 State Rt E Rolla, MO 65401Phone number: 1 (573) 368-3705Don’t be put off by its name. This local gem is tucked away, and may be a little hard to find, but is well worth it. Patrons love the rustic decor and friendly staff. Try their brisket and ribs in a two meat combo with coleslaw and mac n’ cheese.6. Carnivores Meats & DrinksAddress: 220 Marshall Dr. Ste 5, Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 451-2090This place is for, you guessed it, meat lovers. Rustic but friendly, this local spot off post in Saint Robert is a reliable place for solid barbeque fare. Try their tri-tip and signature sauces.7. Cookin From ScratchAddress: 90 Truman St Newburg MO 65550Phone number: 1 (573) 762-3111Cookin’ From Scratch is located about 40 minutes north of post near Doolittle. It is an award winning restaurant that prides itself on making everything from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. They have burgers, sandwiches, steaks, and desserts!8. Callies Finger FoodsAddress: 878 Missouri Avenue 4 Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 451-2447A local shop with really good prices, the favorite at Callies is the Chicago style hot dog. This place is friendly, conveniently located, and really useful for a quick bite.Mexican Cuisine9. Route 66 Taco CompanyAddress: 946 Missouri Ave. Ste 1, St. Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 232-1399Route 66 Taco Company is not your typical taco joint. They use special blends of fresh, quality ingredients to keep your taste buds stimulated. Check out their lava burrito or their wham bam shrimp tacos.10. Cancun Mexican GrillAddress: 690 Missouri Ave St. Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-8585Though a long way from its namesake, Cancun Mexican Grill is a local favorite in Saint Robert. They offer free chips for every table and have a robust menu with something for everyone. Check out their seafood enchiladas or their warrior chimichanga.11. Los Arcos Mexican Food & Tequila BarAddress: 1212 E State Rte 72 Rolla, MO 65401Phone number: 1 (573) 426-4388If you’re on the hunt for street style tacos, look no further. At Los Arcos, you can find a generous menu and great service. They have over 50 types of tequila as well! Try their fresh guacamole and chicken chimichangas.12. El Jimador Mexican RestaurantAddress: 220 Marshall Dr. Ste 6, Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-7555Locals love El Jimador, with its tasty menu items and a super friendly staff, you can’t go wrong here when looking for solid Mexican fare. Fan favorites include their steak fajita plates and margarita specials.Italian Cuisine13. Tk’s PizzaAddress: 743 Missouri Ave. Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-3278At Tk’s Pizza you’ll find hand tossed pizza for everyone. They have a 20 inch pizza for the really hungry, or a 10 inch cauliflower crust for the carb conscious. Check out some of their most popular pies including the buffalo chicken, chicken bacon ranch, and pepperoni pizzas.14. Pryor’s Fresh PizzaAddress: 100 N Bishop Ave., Rolla, MO 65401Phone number: 1 (573) 364-1293Pryor’s has been around since 1964, and their time tested flavors will not disappoint. Try their plain cheese or deluxe pizza that has had people coming back for years!15. Alex’s Pizza PalaceAddress: 122 W 8th St., Rolla, MO 65401Phone number: 1 (573) 364-2669At Alex’s Pizza Palace, you can sit down for a nice meal, or call in an order and bring a pie home. They have more than just pizza, so be sure to check out their other Italian classics like lasagna and chicken parmigiana.16. Cellar 66 Restaurant and Wine BarAddress: 115 N Benton St., Waynesville, MO 65583Phone number: 1 (573) 528-7675If you’re looking for a nice date-night spot, try out Cellar 66 located in the heart of Waynesville. Locals often start off with their meat and cheese plate. Ask the wait staff for good wine pairings as you explore their menu.Asian Cuisine17. IchibanAddress: 240 Marshall Dr. Ste 8, Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-5036Meaning number one in Japanese, Ichiban is a local go-to for sushi and Asian fare. Check out their various specialty rolls or, if sushi is not your thing, their hibachi lunch specials.18. Cafe KoreaAddress: 839 VFW Memorial Dr. Ste 9, St. Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-3232Located right outside of post, Cafe Korea is a family restaurant serving authentic Korean and some Chinese cuisine. Try their beef bulgogi or their really filling bento lunch boxes!19. Glassico SushiAddress: 198 Old Rte 66, Saint Robert, MO 65584Phone number: 1 (573) 336-3877At Glassico Sushi you can get more than just sushi. They have Japanese fried chicken, fried dumplings, poke bowls, and a creamy vegetarian ramen.ConclusionSo there you have it! Begin your adventure with some of these time tested spots, and in no time, you will find your go-to spots! Explore your new area, make friends, and ask them for recommendations too. Good luck and bon appetit!The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.