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Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits

4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082
+1 573-964-6448
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken piccata” (15 reviews)
“onion strings” (9 reviews)
“white fish” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Rude staff- especially the bartender- and food is mediocre at best. I will NEVER go back. It's a shame because it's very close to our condo but I will drive an hour before I ever visit this place again.

1  Thank adamslooney
ruthiesmgmt, Manager at Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Sorry to hear about your experience. Please contact us so we can understand what happened better. Thank you! Also we do have a very nice lake view dining room if you don't prefer the bar.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Our experience was wonderful from the moment we walked in! The wine was amazing, the atmosphere and staff were knowledgeable and attentive. The food was "wow", all we could hear were raves at our table as we all ate! From wine to appetizers, the main...More

Thank Nicki H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Have been to this Ruthie D's a few times in the past. Ownership changed and our experience was not as good as in the past. The food wasn't nearly as good, service needs improving.More

1  Thank Vicki B
ruthiesmgmt, Owner at Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Dear Vicki B., Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. I am VERY sorry we did not meet your expectations of enjoying an outstandiong fine dining experience. Since taking over the ownership of Ruthie D's about 1 11/2 year ago we have earned the Tripadvisor...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

The food was very good. My husband had the fried chicken with mashed potatoes. The dinner came with 4-5 large pieces of chicken and a smaller side dish of mashed potatoes. I had the chicken piccata with linguine and the sauce on the chicken was...More

Thank cnarita7
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We just had dinner with friends at Ruthie D's. The food was excellent and our server Allison did a great job of serving. She even knew which side to place and remove plates from. Great food, great view and reasonable prices for the resort area.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 18 July 2017

From the tremendously pleasant receptionist who took our reservation phone call, top-tier table service, to the fantastic lake view, Ruthie D's restaurant rates my highest accolades. With our sparkling wine, we enjoyed the crab cakes and grilled shrimp to start our supper, followed by the...More

Thank Kieran1515
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Heard about their happy hour. Appetizers and atmosphere was all that made us happy. Service was a tad rude, drinks were watered down, but the food was good. Not a happy hour without a a happy drink.More

2  Thank 2bhungry
ruthiesmgmt, Manager at Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Sorry to hear. Our drinks are never watered down, each drink gets the exact same amount unless you order a double or something that calls for more liquor which is charged. Assure you our happy hours are plenty busy, and wouldn't be that way if...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our first time visit. We had 14 in our party. They were prepared for us through our reservation and the whole experience was great! Service was fantastic! Food was absolutely delicious! Owner and host were most gracious and we will return! Thanks for an excellent...More

Thank LongVacationer
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We got to Ruthie D's 15 minutes early for our reservation and had a libation in the bar - which is a really cozy spot. The table was ready exactly at our reservation time. We were "newbies" to the restaurant last year. We had to...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent adult diverse cuisine, with an attached bar that suites all your needs...quiet & friendly atmosphere with a stellar view! 💯Seafood ravioli 💯Chicken piccata 💯Bread pudding We will be back...

Thank Troy S
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6 October 2016|
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Response from ruthiesmgmt | Property representative |
Hi. Our Dinners Start at $14 up to $48 excluding our Lobster prices. One of our most popular dishes(excluding steaks) is the Chicken Picatta and its $19. Each entree will include a side and Salad or soup. Our Lounge has a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-964-6448
  • E-mail
Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs. Overlooking 12mm of Lake of the Ozarks. Screened in Patio, weather permitting. All food made in house! Sauces, stocks, soups, desserts etc... Come taste for yourself! Come Savor Ruthie's on the Bend in Lake Ozark!2014 Silver Cup Chefs Challenge WINNER! Best Chef at the Lake!
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