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Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

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American, Bar
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4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
+1 573-348-6639
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Bethel Springs, Tennessee
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144 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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5 reviews
4 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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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Ice cold beer, nice scenery, nice boats, great food, and the bar tenders put up with us after being on the lake all day! Will go back soon!

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Thank John L
Texarkana, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I stopped in for lunch on August 14. This is a very fun atmosphere with a great menu. We sat outside and had the grouper fingers and a BLT. Both were excellent as was the service. I highly recommend trying this place out. Easily accessible by car and boat.

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Thank Ron-in-Txk
Osage Beach, Missouri
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our appetizers at Back Water Jacks. They've got really great wings and the biggest Crab Rangoon at the lake. Many varieties of beer. Good service and good food!

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Thank LakinGal
Arkansas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Waterfront setting is very nice and casual. Went a little after 8 pm and wasn't overcrowded. Band playing on the outside deck was good entertainment. The young hostess had a look and attitude that read that she didn't want to be there. No friendly greeting or smile. The service was also very slow but the young man was very nice... More 

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Thank JoySteve
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are on the lake and need a drink and food this is the stop to make! After stopping in all the different places on the lake, Jacks is the one to behold! Food is OUTSTANDING and great food for the price. The drinks are primo and the atmosphere is created to make you never want to leave. The... More 

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Westphalia, Indiana
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We actually only had drinks and appetizers at this fun lakeside bar. They were so good we went 3 different times. If you like oysters on half shell they have good ones and half price on Thursdays

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Thank MoparMan52
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We came to backwater jacks On a Thursday and it was calm. It took 15 mins for the server to Come to our table to get our order and when we got our food there was so much salt and garlic powder that we couldn't eat it. A waste of $34

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Thank danielle_smithe
Overland Park, Kansas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Now I know its the Ozarks and the restaurants are sort of on island time. With that being said, this place has the best service and the best tasting food I have found for a water front location. The prices are also somewhat reasonable compared to some newer restaurants. Don't leave without trying a rum runner.

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?