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“Backwater CRAP!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill
4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
573-348-6639
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Ranked #20 of 78 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Backwater CRAP!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

Took the advice of a "local" to go there....they said they have the best food and menu. The ONLY thing that was okay about the place was the band for the evening, "The Surge". The menu looked like very overpriced bar food! We couldn't decide if we wanted to pay that price for that kind of food, so we ordered some sodas while we thought about it..........4 small plastic cups of soda, that didn't probably even amount to 2 whole cans, was a whopping $8.53!! That did it! We drank some soda, what little we had, listened to the band for a while and left to find some real food that wasn't over priced! Probably a good place to party.....but save your $$ and eat somewhere else before you go there to party!

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English first
osage beach
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“Great Place at the Lake Backwater Jacks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2008

Best place on the lake for action and fun great place to people watch,
music is always good and the place really looks cajun, if you dont like crowds this isnt the place for you shouldertoshoulder, seems like every one is in a great mood, fun fun fun............ Michael Marti

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Topeka, KS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“I Love This Bar!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2008

Good food, great staff and a top place to people watch at the Lake. Especially when our favorite band, Johnny i and the Receders, is playing there. Lots of dancing and fun times.

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“Great Waterfront Location, Diverse Menu, Great Drinks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2008

Great Waterfront Location, Diverse Menu, Great Drinks

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Lake of the Ozarks, MO
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“It is okay, I guess”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2007

Backwater Jacks has gotten better lately, but the food is still the same old nasty stuff it has always been. I guess it would be okay if you are too drunk to notice that the place is not clean, and the food is simply expensive bar food.

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