The pioneer woman serves 6,000 people a day at her restaurant

Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, has built an empire around her enviably comfy life in the country, which she chronicles across her blog, cookbooks, and Food Network show. Cinnamon roll recipe with grands biscuits Recently, Drummond expanded her portfolio to include a sprawling 25,000-square-foot restaurant/marketplace in Pawhuska, Oklahoma where fans can fully immerse themselves in the country-chic Pioneer Woman lifestyle. Cinnamon roll recipe with canned biscuits This is the media star’s first-ever brick-and-mortar business, and it’s a whopper.


We have LOVED welcoming new visitors to our small town! Thank you to everyone who has made the trek to Pawhuska! We ?? having you.

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Drummond and her husband purchased the massive, century-old building five years ago, with plans to open “a mercantile store in the vein of its original identity, as well as a restaurant/deli and gathering place for both locals and visitors to our area.” And true to that vision, t he Pioneer Woman Mercantile opened last fall as a bi-level space with a restaurant, a bakery, a fancy coffee shop, and shelves upon shelves full of country-cute housewares, apparel, and tchotchkes. Cinnamon roll recipe with refrigerated biscuits Here are some impressive facts about Osage County’s wildly popular Pioneer Woman-themed food/retail complex:

• The Pioneer Woman Mercantile serves an average of 6,000 customers per day, and sometimes as many as 15,000 people, Sprudge reports. Cinnamon roll recipe with biscuit dough Those numbers are especially impressive when you consider that only 3,500 people live in Pawhuska. Homemade giant cinnamon rolls recipe People have been traveling from all over America to visit the Mercantile — the first customer made a 420-mile trip from Missouri to be there for the grand opening. Easy giant cinnamon rolls recipe The complex’s homepage has extensive information about how to plan a trip to Pawhuska to visit the Pioneer Woman Mercantile.

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• The “deli” is an all-day sit-down restaurant serving up hearty Pioneer Woman dishes like fried pork chops, chicken parmesan, and a “Marlboro Man” steak sandwich — a nod to Drummond’s husband, who is a cattle rancher. Cinnamon rolls from scratch easy Everything is priced under $20. Cinnamon rolls from scratch with yeast The bakery is stocked with house-made bear claws, croissants, sticky buns, and cookies. Homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch no yeast On opening weekend, Drummond told a local news channel: “I see the iron skillet full of the same cinnamon rolls I’ve made my family for years and years and people are enjoying them for breakfast this morning and there’s just no greater pleasure for me.” © Provided by Vox Media, Inc.

• Both floors have coffee bars with top-of-the-line equipment, and beans supplied by Topeca Coffee Roasters, which is based in Tulsa. Cinnamon rolls from scratch no yeast The downstairs space is a grab-and-go operation with a gold La Marzocco Strada machine that matches the vintage Nabisco mural above the bar. Cinnabon cinnamon rolls recipe food com The upstairs coffee bar has espresso drinks and pour-over, served in an open-air space that looks a bit like a vintage candy store. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting Drummond recently told Sprudge: “ Never underestimate small town coffee… Cinnamon roll recipe using canned biscuits You never know where you will find the best cup you’ve ever had.”

• Drummond’s daughter Paige sometimes works as a barista, and her father-in-law is the store’s official greeter. Best homemade cinnamon rolls without yeast The Marlboro Man occasionally works the door too, and judging by the Mercantile’s Instagram page, Ree is often found milling around the shop, as well.

• Fans have literally been lining up outside the Pioneer Woman Mercantile since day one. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing Here’s what the scene looks like during the middle of the day:

Sooooo this is the line to get into the The Pioneer Woman’s Restaurant!!! We are finally inside the door after about two hours waiting in line #pioneerwomanmercantile #missedbreakfast #hangry #thepioneerwoman #oklahoma #pawhuska

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Tulsa World critic Scott Cherry describes the scene around lunchtime: “We arrived at 11 a.m., and the line to the restaurant-deli stretched down the sidewalk about as far as the eye could see. Cinnamon swirl bundt cake recipe We were told it was about a two-hour wait, and best as I could tell, it stayed that way until about 3 p.m.” Apparently, breakfast, which kicks off at 6 a.m., is not that busy.

• To keep all the merchandise in stock, Drummond purchased a separate facility that formerly housed a Walmart for storage.

Over on the Pioneer Woman blog, Drummond has extensive notes about the construction of and opening of this dining/retail behemoth.

• Small Town, Great Coffee At The Pioneer Woman Mercantile [Sprudge]

• You’ve Got to See Pioneer Woman’s New Bakery and Restaurant [Delish]

• Diners stampede to Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska [Tulsa World]

Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, has built an empire around her enviably comfy life in the country, which she chronicles across her blog, cookbooks, and Food Network show. Cinnamon roll pound cake recipe Recently, Drummond expanded her portfolio to include a sprawling 25,000-square-foot restaurant/marketplace in Pawhuska, Oklahoma where fans can fully immerse themselves in the country-chic Pioneer Woman lifestyle. Cinnamon roll bundt cake recipe This is the media star’s first-ever brick-and-mortar business, and it’s a whopper.

We have LOVED welcoming new visitors to our small town! Thank you to everyone who has made the trek to Pawhuska! We ?? having you.

A post shared by The Pioneer Woman Mercantile (@pwmercantile) on Dec 30, 2016 at 9:13am PST

Drummond and her husband purchased the massive, century-old building five years ago, with plans to open “a mercantile store in the vein of its original identity, as well as a restaurant/deli and gathering place for both locals and visitors to our area.” And true to that vision, t he Pioneer Woman Mercantile opened last fall as a bi-level space with a restaurant, a bakery, a fancy coffee shop, and shelves upon shelves full of country-cute housewares, apparel, and tchotchkes. Quick cinnamon rolls recipe from scratch Here are some impressive facts about Osage County’s wildly popular Pioneer Woman-themed food/retail complex:

• The Pioneer Woman Mercantile serves an average of 6,000 customers per day, and sometimes as many as 15,000 people, Sprudge reports. Cinnamon rolls cinnabon copycat recipe Those numbers are especially impressive when you consider that only 3,500 people live in Pawhuska. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting recipe People have been traveling from all over America to visit the Mercantile — the first customer made a 420-mile trip from Missouri to be there for the grand opening. Pillsbury cinnamon roll king cake recipe The complex’s homepage has extensive information about how to plan a trip to Pawhuska to visit the Pioneer Woman Mercantile.

A post shared by rlshaw (@rlshaw) on Feb 20, 2017 at 4:43am PST

• The “deli” is an all-day sit-down restaurant serving up hearty Pioneer Woman dishes like fried pork chops, chicken parmesan, and a “Marlboro Man” steak sandwich — a nod to Drummond’s husband, who is a cattle rancher. Cinnamon rolls recipe homemade Everything is priced under $20. Cinnamon rolls recipe easy quick The bakery is stocked with house-made bear claws, croissants, sticky buns, and cookies. Cinnamon rolls made with yellow cake mix On opening weekend, Drummond told a local news channel: “I see the iron skillet full of the same cinnamon rolls I’ve made my family for years and years and people are enjoying them for breakfast this morning and there’s just no greater pleasure for me.” © Provided by Vox Media, Inc.

• Both floors have coffee bars with top-of-the-line equipment, and beans supplied by Topeca Coffee Roasters, which is based in Tulsa. Cinnamon roll dough recipe with yeast The downstairs space is a grab-and-go operation with a gold La Marzocco Strada machine that matches the vintage Nabisco mural above the bar. Cinnamon roll dough recipe no yeast The upstairs coffee bar has espresso drinks and pour-over, served in an open-air space that looks a bit like a vintage candy store. Cinnamon roll dough recipe without eggs Drummond recently told Sprudge: “ Never underestimate small town coffee… Cinnamon roll recipe with yellow cake mix You never know where you will find the best cup you’ve ever had.”

• Drummond’s daughter Paige sometimes works as a barista, and her father-in-law is the store’s official greeter. Cinnamon roll coffee cake recipe The Marlboro Man occasionally works the door too, and judging by the Mercantile’s Instagram page, Ree is often found milling around the shop, as well.

• Fans have literally been lining up outside the Pioneer Woman Mercantile since day one. Pillsbury cinnamon roll coffee cake recipe Here’s what the scene looks like during the middle of the day:

Sooooo this is the line to get into the The Pioneer Woman’s Restaurant!!! We are finally inside the door after about two hours waiting in line #pioneerwomanmercantile #missedbreakfast #hangry #thepioneerwoman #oklahoma #pawhuska

A post shared by Tina Livingston (@designsbykatina) on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:50am PST

Tulsa World critic Scott Cherry describes the scene around lunchtime: “We arrived at 11 a.m., and the line to the restaurant-deli stretched down the sidewalk about as far as the eye could see. Easy cinnamon buns recipe no yeast We were told it was about a two-hour wait, and best as I could tell, it stayed that way until about 3 p.m.” Apparently, breakfast, which kicks off at 6 a.m., is not that busy.

• To keep all the merchandise in stock, Drummond purchased a separate facility that formerly housed a Walmart for storage.

Over on the Pioneer Woman blog, Drummond has extensive notes about the construction of and opening of this dining/retail behemoth.

• Small Town, Great Coffee At The Pioneer Woman Mercantile [Sprudge]

• You’ve Got to See Pioneer Woman’s New Bakery and Restaurant [Delish]

• Diners stampede to Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska [Tulsa World]

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