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“Awesome dinner!”

J. Bruner's Restaurant
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Ranked #23 of 100 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$33
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lake Road 54-40 (Winn Road)
Description: You are invited to experience casual, fine dining at J. Bruner's! Savor steaks and seafood prepared using our exclusive recipes refined over the past thirty years. The warm and inviting dining rooms are the perfect setting for weekly casual dining or that special occasion. Enjoy our Red Room Lounge for a cocktail after work, cocktails before dinner, and/or a tasty ice cream drink afterwards. The best table service completes your dining experience, making J. Bruner's the Lake's Classic Steakhouse. Reservations recommended--book online.
Abilene, Kansas, United States
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome dinner!”
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We ate here for our anniversary and the food was amazing. Yes its pricey but you have great food, fantastic service and the atmosphere is perfect for a romantic sitting. My steak was great! We will go back :)

Visited July 2012
Thank MelodieS483
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St. Charles, MO
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“What a view of the lake!”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My wife and I love this restaurant. The view is beautiful from the top of the bluff looking down the lake channel. The food is good, but it becomes even better with the atmosphere. This is a good place for a sunset dinner with wine and your sweetie.

Visited April 2013
Thank teethers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very High Standards!”
Reviewed 19 May 2013

J. Bruner's is an excellent place and a "must" when going to the Lake of the Ozarks area. My husband and I had a great experience there. The waitress was very sweet and professional. She made recommendations for us to try the onion rings and the prime rib. The onion rings were a work of art! The onion never came out of the breading when you took a bite- meaning they were done right! They needed no salt as they were perfectly seasoned. The prime rib was the best I have ever had. Even the REAL bacon bits for the baked potato were perfection! The bread was great (homemade I suspect) and everything had such a personal touch. A chef prepares the food and it was obvious that he really knows what he is doing.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank C C
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Ballwin, MO
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“This is how it's done!”
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We pulled up to the door at 9:45pm not sure if kitchen was still open. Manager saw us and welcomed us in. The service was excellent and we were treated like royalty. Our waitress provided great service and clued us in on appetizers (Onion rings to die for!) and house-made salad dressing. Steaks were tender and juicy-real quality! No rush, comfortable atmosphere allowed us to sit back and enjoy a leisurely paced late night dinner. When the check came the amount was most reasonable. They know what they are doing at J. Bruner's!

Visited May 2013
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Average food for an above average price.”
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I just ate at J. Burners. I was expecting it to be really high class, and it met that expectation atmosphere and service wise, however there was almost zero presentation to the food. I ordered shrimp, and although it tasted just good, it was not mind blowing, and looked like it came straight from SAMs club.
The restaurant has great potential, but it was definition not worth paying such a high price. -don't think an a la carte menu fits in the Midwest. Unsatisfied.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Rue1103
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