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All 46 Lake Ozark Restaurants

The Blue Heron Restaurant

One Heron Hill, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 (573) 365-4646
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Ranked #20 of 46 Restaurants in Lake Ozark
Price range: $20 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have eaten here at least 100 times in the last 25 years....Now the service, and food is a "has been".....resting on their past excellent, (and, then, well deserved) reputation. Example, the lobster bisque used to be the best I'd had anywhere throughout my extensive travels. The last time I was there and ordered it, it was setting up like... More 

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Midwest
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great Steaks, Seafood and Beverages, Wonderful views.I love the house salad and croutons.Deep fried Beer batter lobster. Coffee and after dinner Cognac. Relaxed dining. Don't have to rush to eat and leave. Dislike driving on the steep hill to and from the restaurant.

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Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

For years my wife and I had talked about going to the Blue Heron, but had heard it was very expensive. So we saved it for a 'special' occasion. We decided that our 40th Wedding Anniversary would be the occasion. The view is the best on the entire Lake of the Ozark. We've eaten at all of the best Lake... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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165 reviews 165 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

No reservations accepted, tired decor, overcooked (yet barely-warm) food, sullen servers, obscene prices, pretentious wine list... AND THE OWNER LIES THAT IT'S AGAINST THE LAW TO BRING YOUR OWN WINE (I'm happy to pay a corkage which is 100% LEGAL in the state of Missouri)!! This beautiful piece of real estate deserves an equally beautiful restaurant, but that is never... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I had been to the Blue Heron many times over the last 20 years but not in the last 5 years so I was very excited when my husband surprised with a trip there for my birthday. We went early so we could have a drink at the bar only to find it was gone and replaced with a private... More 

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Fairway, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's always one of my favorites at the Lake of Ozarks. A little pricey but definitely worth it. Food and service are outstanding.

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Staunton, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I travel to the Lake of the Ozarks every July and one of the highlights of the trip is to experience dining at The Blue Heron. The restaurant is situated on the spectacular bluffs of the Lake of the Ozarks and the view alone is worth the price of dinner. But I would be amiss if I did not say... More 

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Mid-MO
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I wanted a nice dinner alone and even though we had been enjoying the lake and it's restaurants for over twelve years we had never gone to The Blue Heron. They don't take reservations but even though it was a Saturday night, we decided to go and give it a try. Not disappointed at all! We were... More 

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springfield, mo.
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The batter fried Lobster is the best at the Lake. Completely remodeled over the winter with private dining rooms. The wine and spirits are the best! The Dover Sole is good too. It's a 3 hour evening with beautiful sunsets and very good desserts too!

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Situated high on a bluff overlooking the lake, the spectacular view complements the dining experience. The steak lobster stack with portabella mushroom and sweet onion slices to finish the stack provided a true variety of flavors for the palate. They said the crusted fried lobster was one of the more popular entrees, but I didn't enjoy it as much as... More 

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Additional Information about The Blue Heron Restaurant

Address: One Heron Hill, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
Phone Number: +1 (573) 365-4646
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50

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