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Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits

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$$ - $$$
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4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
+1 573-964-6448
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruthie D's is a great place to eat. Service plus excellent food keeps you going back to Ruthie D's. The Pork was tender and melted in your mouth. I ordered the fresh salad with tomato dressing is my favorite. The fresh vegetables were wonderful. Try the pork!

Thank ljs458
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our visit to the lake and it was topped off by dinner at Ruthie D's. The service was great and the food was also fantastic. Definitely worth visiting on our next visit to the lake.

Thank Mike S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruthie D's used to be my favorite restaurant as they prepared many dishes table side including an awesome Ceasar Salad and flaming desserts. But then management changed and they started charging more, less service, and also charged for some of the sides that used to be with the meal. Stopped going there because Ruthie D's turned into an every day... More 

Thank Mooreadog
ruthiesmgmt, Manager at Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits, responded to this review

Ruthie D's stopped doing Tableside 7 years ago, while under previous management. As of this year is under New Ownership and New Management. Side dishes have not changed, the only extra cost is Asparagus which has always been so at Ruthie's. The Ceasar is still made from scratch with the same recipe, just not done table side. More 

Saint-Louis, Senegal
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is awesome! The service was absolutely great! The food was impeccable and a must have! You definitely have to try this! We will definitely do that!

Thank brismithstl
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience from beginning to end! Food was perfect and Laura was so personable and prodessional. Will definitely be back!

Thank jenniefer B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dining experience, great view, superb food, great variety. Laura was OUTSTANDING. This was our first visit, hopefully of many.

Thank Melissa W
Lake Ozark, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a party of 12 with no plans and decided to try Ruthie D's in Lake Ozark. They accommodated us without notice. With most of our party coming in from out of town. It was a beautiful elegant restaurant with a beautiful lake view. The food was excellent. You have got to try the chicken piccata, has to be... More 

Thank garob3
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The bar has a very comfortable atmosphere and food is delicious. Great staff. Ed, the owner, visits with customers and makes everyone feel welcome. Bar manager Christophe is polite, conscientious and many regulars frequent the bar because of him. Try the Grasshopper!

Thank Smokey360
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a drink and then decided to eat some food in the bar. Both of us had burgers and they were great.

Thank Tim P
Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We revisited our favorite restaurant at Lake Ozark and had beautiful evening! This is our first time since new ownership and we're extremely pleased with the ambience, service and quality of the food. The black and blue pasta was flavorful and excellent! Our server, Laura, did an excellent job and the new owner stopped by to make sure we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Seafood, American, Bar
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-964-6448
Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs. Overlooking 12mm of Lake of the Ozarks. Screened in Patio, weather permitting. All food made in house! Sauces, stocks, soups, desserts etc... Come taste for yourself! Come Savor Ruthie's on the Bend in Lake Ozark!2014 Silver Cup Chefs Challenge WINNER! Best Chef at the Lake!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?