Former Tuts Cafe No. 1, Waynesville MO

Waynesville Downtown Walking Tour

Former Tuts Cafe No. 1, Waynesville MO

Waynesville, Missouri 65583, United States

Created By: Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center


FORMER TUTS CAFÉ NO. 1, 305 NORTH ST: During August 1943 “chef deluxe” Nelson “Tut” Royalty opened Tuts Café in the eastern half of this building, then known as the Brisch Building. In 1948 Royalty moved to Columbia, Missouri to operate the Model Café. He sold the Columbia restaurant in 1951 and returned to Waynesville and resumed management of Tuts Café No. 1. The café held a “quitting business” auction in October 1958.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Waynesville Downtown Walking Tour


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