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4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
573-348-6639
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, great service

Half my family arrived about an hour before the other half. The staff was very friendly towards us, and we ordered drinks and appetizers. We ended up ordering food before the other half arrived so we could entertain the twin three year olds while their parents ate.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Ben B
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Half my family arrived about an hour before the other half. The staff was very friendly towards us, and we ordered drinks and appetizers. We ended up ordering food before the other half arrived so we could entertain the twin three year olds while their parents ate.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Love Backwater Jacks. Thursdays are a great day to go for their deal on oysters .99, shrimp .79, and wings .49. Wings are just okay but the shrimp were huge and perfect and oysters were great. Highly recommend their fried potato salad as a side, delicious. They were crazy busy but our waitress has a great attitude and very friendly.... More 

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Fort Madison, IA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We each ordered grouper here and the food was delicious! Be forewarned, the portions were huge. We will split a meal next time we go.

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Independence, Missouri
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

went with a group on A Friday night for dinner , everything was awesome the food and service I had the grouper sandwich with the fried potato salad yummy only thing I will do different in the future is maybe not go on A Friday night but like I stated in the title of my review it was worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was good but a bit pricey. That was until I saw the portions. We have leftovers. About to dig in now. See you soon.

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Swansea, Illinois
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place is really casual, noisy and crowded. Boats pull up here so expect people in swim suits and coverups. They had a live band and plenty of outdoor seating. We were here for dinner. The food is typical bar food, nothing special. The drinks are adequate, but a little on the high side for the type of place and... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just about dusk when arrived. Multi-level decks with lots of room to sit on all levels. Free cocktails/ shots. Bit pricey on beers but overall wasn't to bad. live bands every sat and sunday. left because the band wasn't playing music the hubby and I were into. would go again though if we knew what type of music the band... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

My family and friends rave about the fried potato salad, but I think their food is just average. The cove it's in is nice though.

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Walked in, no air. So hot and stuffy. Tables were dirty. Chairs were uncomfortable. Soda was flat. Very overpriced. Poppers and rangoon were good.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Always good music and great food. It does get very crowded on weekends with boat and car traffic. Easy to get to and in a no wake cove makes it a good choice for boaters.

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Additional Information about Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

Address: 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
Phone Number: 573-348-6639
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: 573-348-6639

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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