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JB Hook's Restaurant

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2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3255
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Astounding views from 200 feet above beautiful lake of the Ozarks. Great food at reasonable prices. Service great. Deserts looked tempting but we were too full to try them.

Thank William M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Taylor was great and attentive with recommendations for a late lunch. The wedge salad would feed a family of four and the creme brule' was amazing.

Thank Shannon M
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and i ate here shorty before noon and was told that we could not order steak until the cook got there. We ended up paying a lot of money for finger foods and left hungry and aggravated.

Thank mommydoll
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was great and cooked to everyone liking. Jake also was a great waiter, and made sure everyone was enjoying their meal.

Thank Molly E
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to celebrate our brides bachelorette party and Jake took excellent care of us. Couldn't have asked for a more fun experience, definitely coming back :)

Thank sabrina n
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to J.B. Hooks for dinner and we were very pleased with our experience! The staff was great, the food was very good. My boyfriend had the shark and he said it tasted amazing and the pasta I ordered was great. We sat outside on the deck and the view of the lake was beautiful. Our waiter was very... More 

Thank Matt H
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I were here for a bachelorette party, Jake was incredibly fun and attentive! Such a wonderful dinner; good food, amazing service! 👍🏼

Thank Angie W
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We look forward to Happy Hour at JB Hooks every summer! Delicious half price appetizers, beautiful view and friendly service keeps us coming back every time we visit the Lake.

Thank KansasCitytravel
Kansas City, Missouri
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ate here early on a Saturday evening with high expectations. This is a popular place, The parking lot was already crowded at six o'clock. Had a reservation and was seated promptly. To get to my table had to walk through the extremely noisy bar ( live music not to my taste) and very loud drinking crowd. Not a surprise... More 

Thank Singingbaker
Surprise, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped in for appetizer and was surprised by the live music coming from a lower level room. We asked our server if we could move to the lower level to watch their performance. Much to our surprise the music was fantastic and live performers on a small stage. The group performing was Encore and a waitress named Kelly Hooper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$79
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-3255
"Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff, strive to make our valued locals feel at home and our tourists feel like locals! We specialize in Steaks, Seafood and offer Happy Hour deals that can't be beat. Our dining room overlooks a panoramic view of the main channel of the Lake, and offers a relaxing atmosphere to add to your dining experience. Come by and see us!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?