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The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

Ever since her book Black Heels to Tractor Wheels came out, blogger Ree Drummond, also known as the Pioneer Woman, has been a huge hit! Shortly after, her cookbooks hit the shelves and flew off faster than most bookstores could keep them. I was gifted a Pioneer Woman cookbook on my birthday one year and I’ve been hooked ever since on Ree’s delicious, easy to follow recipes.

Recently a big event took place in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, where Ree Drummond and the clan live – the grand opening  of The Mercantile. The Mercantile originally began as the Osage Mercantile in 1910 for people to gather, trade goods, and browse. Ree wanted to keep the original history of the building to provide an experience into earlier times in small-town USA.

Here’s what you’ll find at The Merc!

The General Store

The General Store holds the main shopping area. Here you’ll find kitchen goods, clothing, home decor, and more!

The Deli & Bakery

It goes without saying that The Mercantile wouldn’t be complete without some of the Pioneer Woman’s cooking! At the deli you’ll find a selection of quick meals for those on the go and made-to-order options perfect for a sit down meal. Then you’ll soon be drawn upstairs to enjoy a lovely view of historic Pawhuska and the glass counters will entice you with many different delicious sweets. For one, the vanilla bean cream cheese danish – which takes 16 hours to make from start to finish. The pecan maple scone is also quite divine! While you’re upstairs grabbing a baked good, you can also get a cup of joe from P.W. Coffee and try one of the many flavors of latte syrups from Pink House Alchemy.

Helpful Tips

Due to it’s popularity there’s no doubt The Mercantile is going to be hectic and busy. Arrive early if you plan to dine at the deli or prefer not to wait outside in a long line. Otherwise, most weekdays are less busy.


532 Kihekah Ave, Pawhuska, OK 74056


Monday-Thursday: 6am – 6pm, Friday & Saturday: 6am – 7pm, Sunday: Closed

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    Sanne - Spend Life Traveling
    January 24, 2017 at 10:50 PM

    This looks and sounds like a great place! The store seems to offer so much!

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:36 PM

      It was a great day trip and the store was fun to shop at!

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    I do what I want to
    January 25, 2017 at 1:17 AM

    I’ve followed TPW for a while love her recipes I didn’t know about the store great place!

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:37 PM

      You’ll have to check it out if you’re ever close by! Her recipes are amazing so you can imagine that her restaurant is also delicious. 🙂

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    January 25, 2017 at 4:08 AM

    Wow looks like an awesome place! I love the decor!

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:37 PM

      It’s definitely a fun little shop!

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    January 25, 2017 at 12:38 PM

    Oooh, I love the Pioneer Woman & this shop looks so delic! Thank you!

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:39 PM

      It was a terrific day trip! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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    January 25, 2017 at 2:28 PM

    omg I wanna go there!! That looks like a perfect store! I love the interior design!!! 😀

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:40 PM

      I loved all the decor as well! 🙂 Hope you’re able to stop by sometime.

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    Mike - Travel and Destinations
    January 26, 2017 at 3:03 AM

    What a lovely place and I love the style of the general store. I’d love to visit this town one day.

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      February 26, 2017 at 6:41 PM

      It’s such a quaint little town! We enjoyed the stopover. 🙂

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