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Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

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4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
+1 573-348-6639
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11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite restaurant on the Lake is BJ's Bar and Grill. Great food and friendly staff, but dining outside on the deck and soaking up the ambiance is the best! Had the grouper--excellent!

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Thank 44beachbonnie
Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service when many other locations already closed for the winter months. The cleanliness and service quality matched the solid food quality. Drinks also yummy! Loved the crab legs. No sides included for the Deal, but with a little appetizer, you are easily satisfied. Thank you

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Thank Jeff M
Dewey, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very nice set up with water views, and boat slips. Great food with weekday specials! friendly and helpful staff

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Nice remodel, always have a good band playing live music. Food is o.k. and they serve large portions. Good Cuban sandwich. We went on Monday night when they had crab legs on special which were really good and reasonably priced. Had a great server, not fast service but just right.

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Thank DianeG2015
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We arrived at Backwater Jacks for a late lunch / early supper. Service was good. It was very busy. Food was ok, but not exceptional. I would go back for the atmosphere. Fun place to watch people. Has boat access.

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Thank mtgijoe
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting Lake of the Ozarks? This is the place to go for the true lake experience. It has easy access by water or land. Get there early to get a good docking space. This is a lively scene with live music on the weekends and great people watching. The food is good. I recommend the grouper and fried potato salad.

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Thank Joan P
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

By boat or land. The food is lake/bar food. The restaurant has recently been nicely remodeled. Service is always good.

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Thank Cindy L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Newly remodel, place looks sharp, clean and revitalized! Food, drinks and service is always good and consistent! Last visit tried the seafood quesadilla and grouper bites, both were very good along with the huge Cobb salad! Always a safe bet!

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Thank Cindy C
Bethel Springs, Tennessee
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126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Rainy day, decided to try here for a bite to eat. Bartender was fun, pretty interesting. Best grouper fingers I've ever had, and I lived in FL for 20 years! I'd recommend it.

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Thank Irie5678
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Went last night with a party of 10. Our service was very good. There was a mix review on the food though. One person ordered the grouper sandwich, and it was terribly dry. Three of our party had the seafood pasta, which advertised shrimp, scallops, and crab meat. There were no scallops, barley and crab and the shrimp was of... More 

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Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 573-348-6639

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?