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J. Bruner's Restaurant

5166 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065
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Ranked #8 of 75 restaurants in Osage Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $19 - $33
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lake Road 54-40 (Winn Road)
Description: You are invited to experience casual, fine dining at J. Bruner's! Savor steaks and seafood prepared using our exclusive recipes refined over the past thirty years. The warm and inviting dining rooms are the perfect setting for weekly casual dining or that special occasion. Enjoy our Red Room Lounge for a cocktail after work, cocktails before dinner, and/or a tasty ice cream drink afterwards. The best table service completes your dining experience, making J. Bruner's the Lake's Classic Steakhouse. Reservations recommended--book online.
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79% Recommend
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English first
Bedford, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We chose this restaurant because we are familiar with it's sister restaurant in Clarinda Iowa and frequent it a lot. Like the Clarinda location, the onion rings are delicious! The food generally good and the service is top notch, but feel as though the atmosphere is lacking. This is a great place to go if you are looking for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The service was wonderful. The food was excellent! Must try the onion rings and the filet mignon was over the top! I would not go back without another dinner here!

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I don't even know where to start with this horrible restaurant. From the hour and a half wait for our food to the waitress telling us we couldnt substiture a reg salad for a wedge salad (when we asked to pay the difference) to us asking if we could turn the blues game on the tv when no one else... More

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vienna, mo
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Our favorite place to go for special occasions ... just there last night for our 47th anniversary. The food is always terrific. We love the atmosphere. I get tired of the loud and crowder steak places. The biggest problem is finding it.

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Leawood, Kansas
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We have been around the Lake of the Ozarks for years. We've seen a lot of restaurants come and go. J Bruner's is our favorite place to eat if we're in the mood for steak or seafood. This is a "local" place. The same people wait on you visit after visit. It's not fancy. Not a lot of ambiance. But... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We went here for the first time this past summer. We heard great things about their steak and it was to die for. The fried lobster was omg just amazing melt in your mouth delicious. It was pricey but so worth it. The waiter was great. We will be going back every time we visit the Ozarks.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Rated highly in the area and by others in the restaurant who were dining while we were eating, J. Bruner was a big disappointment to us. Overpriced, too. I ordered French Onion Soup. The traditional little tureen of beefy onion soup came overlaid with a large piece of sandwich bread toasted with a minimum of cheese on top, not so... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

First visit. Great Steaks and sides. Good wine list. No atmosphere. Small pour cocktail - $10. Won't be back.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

J. Bruner's is a low-key local favorite and a hidden gem. Each time I go to Lake of the Ozarks i try to go to J. Bruner's because the food and service is so good. I have become very critical of prime rib in recent years to the point where I have stopped ordering it. That is not the case... More

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

J. Bruner's serves the best steak's at the lake they melt in your mouth. I've been there many times and it will always be my favorite at the lake.

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