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Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
573-348-6639
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Ranked #20 of 76 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Love the food here, especially the crab legs! Always great and such a relaxing environment on the water. The only thing I feel that could be improved on is the outdoor staff friendliness. Other than that, A-1!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Ate here since I was staying at Sunset Beach Resort across the lake. Got the crab legs and stuffed mushrooms. The crab legs were excellent, but the mushrooms were just so-so. Great atmosphere and they even had music playing outside on the patio.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

You've never had crab Rangoon like Backwaters. They are homemade and are served with an apricot sauce that makes them even better. Grouper is excellent as well. THursdays are a great night for wings, shrimp and oysters on the half shell.

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Omaha, NE
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have visited this place many times. I love the food and the fried potato salad is amazing!! It is a must try! My Favorite. In the summer the bar and grill has bands to listen to. If you go here in the off season, call to check and see that they are open! This bar and grill is fun... More

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Plainfield, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great poppers, we also had the peel and eat shrimp which was very large and good and onion rings and some really cold beers. Nice place on the water, service was good and we will be back next time in the area.

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Wentzville, Missouri
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is your typical Lake of the Ozarks lakefront bar and grill. It is accessible by boat and car. Very popular place and sometimes very crowded with a wait. Indoor seating is offered, although very close quarters, seats very jammed together. Lots of outdoor seating on numerous levels of patios. Live music on outdoor patios on weekends. Patios can be... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Food is great, have been there several times with our kids and the staff are always very friendly. Views are good as well. If you like to listen to music and have fun this is the place to go.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This restaurant has an excellent crab rangoon. We also had grouper fingers. The grouper fingers are dipped in a very unique breading before being deep fried and then they are drenched in honey just before being brought to our table. It was so delicious! We rounded out our light meal with a strawberry shortcake desert. The cake itself was just... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten there many times. I always make sure it's on Monday. The bucket of snow crab legs has only gone up in price by $2 over the past five years. I think $12.99 for a pound of crab legs is a great value. The grouper fingers are really good also.

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Arnold Mo.
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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Have eaten several time and we have not been disappointed. The food is always very good and the view to die for being right on the water. Could use a little better cleaning in the inside dining area. Floors are a little neglected. The jalapeno poppers are the best I have had ever. They are big as your fist and... More

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