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JB Hook's Restaurant

2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
573-365-3255
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Ranked #1 of 45 restaurants in Lake Ozark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $31
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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!
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English first
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has an impressive view of the main channel of the lake. The food was delicious. Incredibly, the excellent dining started with the salad and the accompanying flatbread. We had the house salad and the blue cheese. The flatbread bread came with a cream cheese/smoked tomato spread. It had just enough smoked tomato to be interesting but not overpowering.... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Visited JB Hooks for lunch. Appetizers and sandwiches were all very good, Good atmosphere with a beautiful view of the lake. Our server, Natasha, was awesome. Will definitely return on our next trip.

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Jefferson City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for happy hour Friday night, July 18. The service and food were excellent. We enjoyed the view and had a great time listening to the pianist! We would highly recommend JB Hooks to anyone.

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Forsyth, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had been to JB Hook's a very long time ago. We were excited to take our kids this time. The service was outstanding, but the food was just ok. The pasta was good, the steak tip appetizer was good. I had the Chicken Oscar and the chicken was rubbery and had very little flavor. My husband ordered a steak... More

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

Thank you for your business folks. So sorry to hear about your experience. I will make sure the chef knows about it. I hope we are able to have another chance with you to redeem ourselves. More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Myself, mom, and sister spent a weekend a the ozarks went to this place on our way home Sunday about 2:30pm we sat there for about 20 minutes before getting our drinks I asked the waitress a question and she was rude then began taking a couples order before ours so I got up walked out my mom went to... More

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

So sorry to hear about your experience. I will address the staff immediately. We will not tolerate any of our staff treating our guests rudely. Thank you for letting me know. More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We took our 18 year old granddaughter for a special occasion last Thursday. This was at least the 10th time we have been to the restaurant this year. Once again, everything was terrific. Great view, great sevice and excellent food. Thanks to Keith and his staff for always taking such good care of us. Best place at the Lake!

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

Thank you for your business folks! More

Liberty
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The view of the Lake is fantastic. Service is ok. Food is overpriced. There were six in our party & five of us received our food, the pasta that was forgotten showed up 5 minutes later obviously sent thru the microwave process. I was expecting OUTSTANDING flavors for the $'s. You pay for the view. Been there, done that, will... More

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

Thank you for your business folks. Sorry to hear about your pasta not coming out with your dinners. I will inform the chef. Just to clarify it would not have taken so much time if it had been microwaved. It took extra time because the chef was not happy with the dish and made his staff start from scratch. He... More

Brighton, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I was initially impressed with the view, but the service was excellent, and the food was very good. Portions were plentiful, salad was fresh, and my tuna was tasty. The prices were fair considering the portions were big, and the entree included a salad, bread, and round crisps with spread. I don't like the fact there is smoking in the... More

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

Thank you for your business folks! More

Waterloo, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Food was pretty good. Bill was $25 for a burger and wrap at lunch time. Thought prices were a little high for what we got. Server was amazing! Bar tender was very friendly when we walked in. Seemed clean other than the layer of dust on the piano across from the bar. Beautiful views!

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

Thank you for your business folks! More

Ashland, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hubby and I stopped by on our anniversary. Mike took great care of us. Hubby had 3 appetizers and I had the salmon special of the day. We each had a drink and were full full full. Food was wonderful, tasty, well presented, just the right amount (we each took some home for lunch the next day). Thanks to Mike... More

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

Thank you for your business folks! More

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