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J. Bruner's Restaurant
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Ranked #34 of 100 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$33
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 2 April 2014

The service was wonderful. The food was excellent! Must try the onion rings and the filet mignon was over the top! I would not go back without another dinner here!

1  Thank mzzlol
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

I don't even know where to start with this horrible restaurant. From the hour and a half wait for our food to the waitress telling us we couldnt substiture a reg salad for a wedge salad (when we asked to pay the difference) to us asking if we could turn the blues game on the tv when no one else was upstairs and being told that if we wanted to watch the game we should go to a sports bar...that was just the beginning with the horrible waitress. We asked to speak to the manager about the (chopped steak aka a breadless burger) and the hair in the food. She came up with an attitude and couldn't have possibly been any ruder. We didnt want anything just a simple apology for the waitress speaking to you like that and for the horrible food but no she was more horrible than the waitress. If you have to go to this horrible restaurant at least make sure that Kendra (server ) and Noel the manager arent the ones waiting on you. HORRIFIC

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2  Thank Julie K
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Our favorite place to go for special occasions ... just there last night for our 47th anniversary. The food is always terrific. We love the atmosphere. I get tired of the loud and crowder steak places. The biggest problem is finding it.

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1  Thank ken s
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

We have been around the Lake of the Ozarks for years. We've seen a lot of restaurants come and go. J Bruner's is our favorite place to eat if we're in the mood for steak or seafood.

This is a "local" place. The same people wait on you visit after visit. It's not fancy. Not a lot of ambiance. But the food is consistently good. Try the onions rings. You can thank me later. The salad dressings are spectacular, as are the homemade croutons. My wife gets the strip steak and calls it the best she's ever had. I've had the filet, which is exceptional, and the salmon, which is very good. Their fried lobster is out of this world.

If you go in expecting atmosphere like a fancy, big city steakhouse, you will be disappointed. This is the lake, not KC or STL. Also, if you go in expecting an inexpensive meal, you will be in for some sticker shock.

If you want a great meal with great service and you don't mind paying for it, try J. Bruners.

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2  Thank leawoodbeachguy
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Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

We went here for the first time this past summer. We heard great things about their steak and it was to die for. The fried lobster was omg just amazing melt in your mouth delicious. It was pricey but so worth it. The waiter was great. We will be going back every time we visit the Ozarks.

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