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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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  • 41
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 11
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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
Definitely need updates & tell the owner/manager to step aside & let his competent staff run it, like it like it should

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.

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

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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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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
1 review
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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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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