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The restaurant has been in operation since 2018.
The restaurant has been in operation since 2018.

The Finley to close in Ozark

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The Finley, a restaurant that operates in a former church in Ozark, is closing up shop at the end of the month.

Owners Terry and Stephanie Mitchell announced the closure on Facebook yesterday.

"We want to thank all the guests who we were honored to serve over the last four and a half years. We also thank our vendors, who provided us with the quality products we served up to our guests," the post reads. "Last but not least, a special thank you to our staff (both past and particularly current) who worked to the best of their abilities to assist in providing the services we offered."

The post did not give a reason for the March 31 planned closure. An attempt to reach the ownership group was unsuccessful by deadline. A listing from SWM Realty shows the building for sale on the market at $1.2 million.

The Finley's menu includes dinner options such as Chilean sea bass, roasted garlic pasta, and shrimp and grits, with cocktails like the Daredevil Martini, made from Ozark Mountain Daredevil gin.

The Finley, located at 206 E. Elm St., off the Ozark square, pays tribute to the Finley River that runs through the town, according to past reporting.

Separately, Johnny Morris' Finley Farms development also operates in Ozark.


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My favorite spot! I am a neighbor and faithful guest and fan!

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Sad to see this announcement - food was excellent and the new downstairs bar is awesome!

Friday, March 17, 2023
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