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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 - 9:00 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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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 16
    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
Anniversary night out

This is one of our favorite places to eat out for our anniversary. We have come many times over the years and added this year to the list. I have to say that with the kind of restaurant this is, it started off slow. We arrived and went in to the hostess stand. There was no one there. 2 more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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English first
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to eat out for our anniversary. We have come many times over the years and added this year to the list. I have to say that with the kind of restaurant this is, it started off slow. We arrived and went in to the hostess stand. There was no one there. 2 more... More 

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Kaiser, MO
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The food was great as always. The place does need to be updated, cause my boyfriend says it smells like an old persons home, which it does, musty smell, and moth balls.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

It was a pleasure. Food was great. I had a shrimp entree and it was tasty. The medallions were a big hit too along with shoestring fries.

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St. Louis, MO
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The food itself, is still fantastic. However, they sat us in the dungeon (the circular area in the rear). It was hot and uncomfortable. Several tables assked to be moved. The host (whom I'm assuming is the owner/manager) needs to step asisde and let his very competent and friendly staff take over.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have gone to the Blue Heron for many years on our frequent trips to the lake. Although the food has always been good and the service we will not be returning. My husband specifically picked this for his birthday dinner out. It was an extremely warm day but the temperature in the restaurant was warm. We were taken to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a wonderful dining experience every time. We go here 1-2 times a year for fried lobster and it's the best. The salad also reigns supreme and we always take a jar home. What we love about this place is the atmosphere will drinks on the patio overlooking the lake with beautiful sunset views. The service is always perfect. Take... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This used to be our go-to place for special occasion. Tonight was my husbands 60th birthday. We discussed the birthday with the hostess (who will be 60 next year on April 8). We also mentioned the birthday to our waitress (#36) several times. We were not surprised with the waitresses lack of "anything" because she was not the best. (Waitress... More 

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Excellent! Special occasion, wonderful people. Unique menu options, tasty, tasty, tasty! Once in a while you need to have a top shelf meal, this is where to go.

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Affton, Missouri
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Been years since we have dined here. So happy it has lived up to our former expectations. Loved the grilled lobster

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Wife and I dine at Blue Heron yearly on vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks. Closed on Sun and Mon. Several of the same servers there every year. My wife's usual order, Champagne Lobster, was excellent as usual. The Lobster Steak stack with a giant portabella mushroom as one of the layers was a unique culinary experience. Although the... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?