Finest Selection of Hand-cut Steaks

Private Dining

Rooms to Accomodate 4-40 Guests


Event Center Venue

Corporate Events | Weddings & More

Wilder’s Steakhouse

Famous for Good Things to Eat & Drink


Best Restaurant | Steakhouse | Joplin MO | Wilder’s

Offering Steaks | Seafood | Cocktails & More

Best Restaurant | Steakhouse | Joplin MO | Wilder'sThat has been the motto since 1929 and still holds true today!

Housed in a building erected in 1908, Wilder’s Steakhouse still showcases that craftsmanship in the ceiling and moldings. Wilder’s also features an art deco style bar, back bar and wooden-booths put into the restaurant in the early 40’s.

Once the location for all celebrations and even a little gambling, Wilder’s has been a buffet restaurant, a burger joint, and a breakfast place.

Local restaurateurs, Mike & Marsha Pawlus, purchased Wilder’s in 1996 and have made it into one of the premier destinations in the area.

Either celebrating a special occasion, holding a business event, or just an evening out for dinner and drinks this is the place to come for superior service and the finest selection of hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and more.

Serving Monday to Thursday from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM | Friday & Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM | Closed Sunday

Reservations Recommended

(417) 623-7230

Restored Wilder’s neon sign glows over Main Street again

Gusty winds and low temperatures on Saturday night did not deter Larry Spaeth from coming to Wilder's Restaurant to see its historic neon sign glowing over Main Street for the first time in more than 20 years.“Here it is!” Spaeth shouted as the sign was lit in front...

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How to Order the Perfect Steak at Wilder’s

Easy, just order one. Okay, all joking aside, we know that choosing the right cut of steak can be confusing enough that when it comes to how you want your steak cooked, you shouldn’t have any questions. (For a no-fuss guide to cuts of steak, check out our previous...

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Wine Pairings For Every Steakhouse Entrée

Wine and food pairing is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience. Trying to pick out a wine with your meal is enough to make your head spin before you even take your first sip! Next time your planning a dinner party or just out at...

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