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JJ Twigs

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Pizza, Barbecue, Family Fare, Chicken Wings
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1815 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
(573) 365-9911
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Lake's favorite family restaurant and sports bar. A big old barn with...
The Lake's favorite family restaurant and sports bar. A big old barn with a cozy, rustic atmosphere. Thin crust and double decker pizza, and fall-off-the-bone BBQ baby back ribs. All-you-can-eat lunch buffet Mon -Fri. Signature items: Italian Beef sandwich, Dynamite Sticks, Baby Spinach Salad, Island Wrap, Cheesy Crab Cake Balls. Happy Hour 3-6 PM Mon-Fri. Industry Happy Hour in Risky's 11 till close. Kid's Pizza Making Parties(Schedule ahead of time)
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Good for:
Families with children

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good service, marginal food

Service was excellent. We were in the bar area. Beer prices were reasonable for happy hour (2 for 1). We ordered appetizers assuming they were included in happy hour per a call I had made in advance. Apparently that was not the case. We had the bruschetta which I would definitely not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Orrick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

As a family of 5 we ate for $50 and the he food was wonderful. Next time we are at the lake we will be eating at JJ twigs.

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Eldon, Missouri
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere and the service gave this restaurant a 4. The food was average. Our server was excellent and there were 8 of us so she was busy - but she kept up. The decor and the peanuts made this a fun place. The only gluten free choice was a pizza with a gluten free crust, so I didn't risk... More 

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The prices are good, the atmosphere is rustic. Dress up or casual, you decide. The service is good, the food has never disappointed. Great pizza, wraps, salads, good all around menu. Fun place to take a large group or just the two of you.

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Minneapolis St. Paul
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Service was excellent. We were in the bar area. Beer prices were reasonable for happy hour (2 for 1). We ordered appetizers assuming they were included in happy hour per a call I had made in advance. Apparently that was not the case. We had the bruschetta which I would definitely not recommend. 4 small pieces of dry toast and... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Wife and I stopped here for our 2nd trip last Sunday afternoon (1-2pm). We had previously ate here a year prior, wasn't particularly impressed with their buffet that day, but decided to give it another chance and order off the menu. I can say the positives about this place are the decor, location, and overall presentation is just unique. The... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Like always, the pizza was excellent. We got a medium, Ozark all meats. When they say 'all meat' they mean it. There was no skimping on the toppings. The cheese was melted just enough. We also ordered the Reuben dip appetizer. It was a little greasy, but what do you expect. It's corned beef and cheese. It was served with... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is exactly what you expect it to be. Good pizza, in a very interesting environment. The place is really dark inside, almost like it is always night. The pizza was really good, and came out fast. The blonde skinny bartender was very personable and pleasant, our server was not quite as memorable. I enjoyed my visit there although the... More 

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

JJ Twigs is a fun place to hang out and they have great pizza. We always get the veggie pizza and it is always delicious. We also had the breadsticks with marinara sauce. It wasn't busy as this is the off season at The Lake. My husband loves the free peanuts.

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St. Louis, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We love their pizza but their salads and other offerings are great too! We love that they serve peanuts in the shell to every table. Its decorated in the cabin style and its welcoming, comforatable and cozy plus we love their fish tanks to look at! Very fun family restuarant.

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Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Title says it all. Didn't feel cheated... price was ok. But the food was just ok too. Servers were friendly but short-handed the day we were there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1815 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: (573) 365-9911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 25
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Barbecue, Family Fare, Chicken Wings

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Lake's favorite family restaurant and sports bar. A big old barn with a cozy, rustic atmosphere. Thin crust and double decker pizza, and fall-off-the-bone BBQ baby back ribs. All-you-can-eat lunch buffet Mon -Fri. Signature items: Italian Beef sandwich, Dynamite Sticks, Baby Spinach Salad, Island Wrap, Cheesy Crab Cake Balls. Happy Hour 3-6 PM Mon-Fri. Industry Happy Hour in Risky's 11 till close. Kid's Pizza Making Parties(Schedule ahead of time)

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