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JB Hook's Restaurant

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Steakhouse, Seafood, Oyster Bar
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2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3255
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff, strive to...
"Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff, strive to make our valued locals feel at home and our tourists feel like locals! We specialize in Steaks, Seafood and offer Happy Hour deals that can't be beat. Our dining room overlooks a panoramic view of the main channel of the Lake, and offers a relaxing atmosphere to add to your dining experience. Come by and see us!
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Special occasions
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 363
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful view, great food and service

Johnny Grist provided wonderful service. His recommendations were excellent. A fun night for us with exceptional food. Looking forward to Happy Hour tomorrow night at the restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Judy E
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Johnny Grist provided wonderful service. His recommendations were excellent. A fun night for us with exceptional food. Looking forward to Happy Hour tomorrow night at the restaurant.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere overlooking the lake. Extensive menu and very good food. Jessi did a great job. I would recommend a visit.

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Higginsville, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We were with a group of 30 and our waiters, Jake and Keith treated each of us as though we were at a table for two. Excellent food and service.

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Great job Keith and Jake! More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Johnny Grist was our waiter, you can't go wrong with his recommendations. We had a party of 5 and were all pleased with our meals.

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Great job Johnny G! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Many items on the menu at JB Hook's are delicious, but a few are just average. The seafood is usually excellent. This restaurant's setting is spectacular, situated on a high cliff overlooking Lake of the Ozarks. However, JB Hook's interior is showing its age and could use an upgrade to its decor.

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! More 

Springfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We had an afternoon trip to the lake, of which included a late noon meal. We stopped by Hooks for the first time , and was so pleased with our service from a very nice personable girl ,by the name NATASHA ! She was very friendly and helpful ,taking our orders. We had Fish & Chips, and Chicken Pecan salad... More 

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Excellent job Natasha! More 

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I like the options of seafood and pasta at Hooks. I really appreciated Keith's suggestions and his service was excellent. We really enjoy visiting Hooks around sunset and overlooking the lake. We go about once or twice a season with good friends for a splurge dinner.

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Great job Keith! More 

Columbia, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've visited Hooks 4 times over the years and the service is consistently excellent. Keith continues that trend. Professional wait staff, attentive but not clingy. Willing to help you with decisions and honest about choices. Oh, yeah...the view is awesome, call ahead for a reservation and ask for a table with a view (which are most of them).

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Great job Keith! More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband and I went to dinner for our five year anniversary. We were offered steak and lobster for two, an off menu item. He chose prime rib, I had the petite filet. These coupled with the lobster tail were quite sufficient not to mention the salad and garlic mashed potatoes. The service by Keith and the other staff was... More 

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks folks, we appreciate your business. Great job Keith! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

First I want to mention our Server / Waiter Keith. This gentleman was excellent. Keith was very familiar with the menu and menu options. He suggested a variation of the Lobster and Steak dinner for two. We shared a one pound Australian Lobster and we each had a prime rib cooked to order. The lobster was excellent and prime rib... More 

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Keith S, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you folks, we appreciate your business! Excellent job Keith! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-3255

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 79
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view

Description

"Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff, strive to make our valued locals feel at home and our tourists feel like locals! We specialize in Steaks, Seafood and offer Happy Hour deals that can't be beat. Our dining room overlooks a panoramic view of the main channel of the Lake, and offers a relaxing atmosphere to add to your dining experience. Come by and see us!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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