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JB Hook's Restaurant

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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 - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Description: "Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff,...
"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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  • 761
    Excellent
  • 131
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 18
    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
EXCELLENT ONCE AGAIN

My wife Cindy and I visit the lake twice a year: Valentines and our anniversary in July. We celebrated an early Valentines this year and had our traditional Valentines dinner at J.B. Hooks. We have been visiting this restaurant for over 20 years, and always find excellent food and fine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lawrence D
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife Cindy and I visit the lake twice a year: Valentines and our anniversary in July. We celebrated an early Valentines this year and had our traditional Valentines dinner at J.B. Hooks. We have been visiting this restaurant for over 20 years, and always find excellent food and fine service! We were privileged to be served by Marty last... More 

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Thank Lawrence D
Stilwell, Kansas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there for lunch. Our serve Bonnie was very attentive and helpful with our dining experience. She was very pleasant and seemed to have a good handle on customer service. Food and drink were also top quality. We will be going back!

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1 Thank Brad M
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Great job Bonnie! More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jake was very thoughtful and service was spot on. He suggested a special of filet and lobster which were very tasty!

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Thank Angela B
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Great job Jake! More 

Pittsfield, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live 3 hours away and drive to JB Hooks just to eat, spend the night and drive back home the next morning. We've never experienced a restaurant with such consistent great food and great service. We've been driving the distance to eat here for 17 years.The owners are there to make sure that everything is top notch. An amazing... More 

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Thank DebbieWombles
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

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

Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the best restaurant at lake of the Ozarks. The food is always excellent and the service is outstanding.

Helpful?
Thank Kelley Z
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! More 

Linn Creek, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with my husband and son for my birthday. Marty was our server and did a fantastic job, great server! We all had steaks, wonderful meal to full for dessert!

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Thank Janice R
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Great job Marty! More 

Kirksville, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and very polite. Great advise with the menu. I had the tuna and would order it again. Truly the best view at the lake!

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Thank Tina Z
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your business, thank you! Excellent job John! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very good server. Take the time to visit and ask for Johnny.. Johnny was helpful and gave great recommendations. Great atmosphere combined with a romantic view.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Great job John! More 

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were fortunate enough to get seated at a window table, just in time to see the beautiful sunset over the water. Our waitress, Jessi, greeted us at the table and provided superb service throughout our dinner. The food was delicious complemented by a great cab. My husband had a filet perfectly cooked and I had the... More 

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Thank Suzanne L
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Great job Jessi! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and staff are terrific. Kim and Dee are great at the bar. I have used JB Hooks for the last 12 years for client dinners. My clients love it as do I and it will always be our choice for client events during conferences. The servers are excellent. Kudos to the owner Bruce.

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Thank LorenzoBoyd
Rick H, Manager at JB Hook's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, we appreciate your business! Great job Kim and Dee! 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: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children

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 - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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