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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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  • 40
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 13
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  • 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
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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Jefferson City, Missouri
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We went to the Blue Heron on Saturday June 6th for our 23rd wedding anniversary. We have dined there many times. The dinner was GREAT!!!! Our sever Terry was very attentive and always present at the right time. Our wine was wonderful and the Dover sole and Poached Lobster where perfect. It was a beautiful night and the view was... More 

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We went to Blue Heron for an anniversary and the Sole was not cooked. I ended up sharing an entree with my husband. The food is overpriced in my book and we did not enjoy it. There are better views and better food.

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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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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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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