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4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
+1 573-964-6448
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Quick Bites, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs...
Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs. Overlooking 12mm of Lake of the Ozarks. Screened in Patio, weather permitting. All food made in house! Sauces, stocks, soups, desserts etc... Come taste for yourself! Come Savor Ruthie's on the Bend in Lake Ozark!2014 Silver Cup Chefs Challenge WINNER! Best Chef at the Lake!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place to dine!

Ruthie D's is a really nice restaurant for any occasion. They have a good happy hour during the week but the actual dining is what attracts us. We feel as if we are "dining" and not just eating. Extensive menu of steaks, fish and chicken. Outdoor dining also available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
susie s
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Ruthie D's is a really nice restaurant for any occasion. They have a good happy hour during the week but the actual dining is what attracts us. We feel as if we are "dining" and not just eating. Extensive menu of steaks, fish and chicken. Outdoor dining also available.

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Hazelwood, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had Fettechini Alfredo with Shrimp. It is probably the best Fettechini we have eaten. The shrimp were delicious. The other family members had steak or prime rib. Their food was equally good. Great service and the waitress watched over us throughout the meal. The atmosphere is great. A great place for special occasions. This restaurant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Everything we tasted was delicious from the escargot, caesar salad, french onion soup to the ribeye and prime rib. My fiance said his bloody mary was the best he had in some time. The service was impeccable!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

At my request, I was seated on the screened in porch which has a nice view of the lake. Service was attentive and well-informed. The soup that day was roasted red pepper-just a hint of spice and excellent. I ordered fried chicken based upon other reviews. I found it a bit greasy but it tasted like homemade and four pieces... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We decided to give Ruthie D's a try tonight for dinner. We were very pleasantly surprised! Everyone at the table loved their meal. I had the prime rib special and was it ever stellar! I shared with everyone at the table because it was sooo good. It was a 12 ounce prime rib with all the fixings for $27. One... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

On a nice day you can sit out on a veranda overlooking the lake and the view is awesome. Food is some of the best in the area.

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Sunrise Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I am learning that the Lake of the Ozarks area has many fine restaurants that go beyond casual (and very good!) "Lake food". That goes further for some very fine chefs. But, Ruthie D's has fine dining with a great fireplace bar. The food and service are always above average every time we stop by for dinner, or just a... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We dined at four of the top-rated restaurants during our four-day stay at the lakes, but Ruthi D's was the best by far! Outstanding French onion soup, fresh salads, an incredible special of the day (pheasant and duck cacciatore), extensive wine list and chef's recommendations upon request, personal and friendly service, and beautiful view. My chicken spedini was probably the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Ruthie D,s has great food, wonderful service and a view of the lake from their patio. Don't miss this opportunity for a wonderful dining experience.

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Fenton, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visit there for happy hour. We love that they serve escargot. However, the acoustics in the bar area are terrible. It is very loud. The restaurant side is very nice and quiet. They have great food and great service.

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Additional Information about Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits

Address: 4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
Phone Number: +1 573-964-6448
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Pizza, American, Steakhouse, Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-964-6448

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pizza, American, Steakhouse, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs. Overlooking 12mm of Lake of the Ozarks. Screened in Patio, weather permitting. All food made in house! Sauces, stocks, soups, desserts etc... Come taste for yourself! Come Savor Ruthie's on the Bend in Lake Ozark!2014 Silver Cup Chefs Challenge WINNER! Best Chef at the Lake!
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?