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The Blue Heron Restaurant

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One Heron Hill, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 (573) 365-4646
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This place has gone down hill.

I had not eaten here in a few years and must say they do not do well with large groups. We had about 30 in our group and we all had to sit at different tables although we were seated by one another. I have never understood why they do not have awesome outdoor seating considering they have a pool.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Traci F
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I had not eaten here in a few years and must say they do not do well with large groups. We had about 30 in our group and we all had to sit at different tables although we were seated by one another. I have never understood why they do not have awesome outdoor seating considering they have a pool.

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Esterhazy, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

After reading a lot of the reviews, we were pleasantly surprised. We had the Steak and lobster stack. Our meal was delicious. Our waiter was very good. We ordered deserts and if we had known how large they were we would have ordered one to share. I had the creampuffs and my husband had the cheesecake. Excellent!! It was expensive... More 

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Houston, Missouri
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It was a while ago so they might have changed. When I went there I found the food terrible and yet expensive. Servers young and unknowing. The wine list horrible. A big disappointment. On the way out in the vestibule was a tombstone with a Jewish star. I have no idea what that meant. I simply found it bizarre that... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The owner was extremely rude and the food was mediocre at best. Nice view, cute atmosphere, so that was all good, but the food was overpriced, not great at all, and the owner was offensive to put it lightly...

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Stover, Missouri
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a place that is a top eatery at the lake. Wonderful view, fine expensive food, and always busy. Even if it's crowded the food is great, and the servers are tops. It' an experience everyone has to have at least once. The view of the lake is one that's famous. An old established eatery that is well worth... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Top notch! Elegant and very fine dining at its best! Very expensive but well worth it! The salad is fresh and crisp with homemade dressings served with chilled plates and forks. The homemade to order onion rings are golden and crunchy sliced just right. The food quality is A+++! The outdoor pool and gazebo along with the patio make wonderful... More 

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Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Have loved this restaurant for over 10 years. Have been, maybe once every two. Last time there, I noticed that the inside desperately needs renovating. The food is very good, but not as good as several of the fine dining restaurants in the area.

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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: One Heron Hill, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 (573) 365-4646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
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

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