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Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits

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4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
+1 573-964-6448
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

Visited Ruthie D's to celebrate my Husband's birthday. Six of us in attendance. Had a very good experience. The restaurant was clean and upscale in nature. It was easy to converse with others in our party as the acoustics were very good in the dining area. Food was good and prepared as requested. The prices were a bit high considering... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We dine out regularly at the Lake of the Ozarks. It had been several years since the last time we dined at Ruthie D's. There really wasn't any particular reason that we stopped going. We just got in habit of frequenting a group of several other restaurants. I have been following Trip Advisor and noticed how Ruthie D's had been... More 

Thank Joseph M
1 review
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Newer to area and frequent Ruthie D's on special occasions (seems as though there have been many special occasions with time spent at the Lake of the Ozarks). Each and every time food has been excellently prepared and served properly. Service has been exceptional. Always seated on the porch for relaxed experience.

Thank Joey C
1 review
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Have lived here at the Lake for 14 yrs. Ruthie D's is one of our favorite places to eat here at the lake. The food is great, as is the service. Have never been disappointed.

Thank Lawrence T
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Stopped at Ruthie D's after Labor Day weekend. Seated on a very nice screened in porch with a good view of the lake. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our meals were very good, reasonably priced and the drinks had a good poor. We will definitely be back.

Thank KanKansas
Roach, Missouri
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Ruthie D's is one of the best kept secrets at the Lake. We've lived here at the lake for 30 years and eat out at least once a week. Their location is almost camouflaged in a small strip mall on Horshoe Bend, so it doesn't scream out at you when traveling by. Once you find it, and walk into the... More 

Thank 855ricb
Lake Ozark, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Beautiful setting overlooking the lake. Great food, even better service! Laura our server made for a lovely evening.

Thank hgwilliams08
Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The food, the atmosphere and the service at Ruthie D's are all top notch. Our frequent server, Lynn, does a great job taking care of us!

Thank KansasCitytravel
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We come to the lake 5-6 times a year. Ruthie D's is our absolute favorite place to eat. Food is always delicious and so well prepared. Staff is amazing. Even though we only get to visit every couple of months they always remember us. We have been known to eat there twice in the same week just because we like... More 

Thank Drswife
Topeka, Kansas
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Ruthie D's for a while so it was a great reminder of how good their food & service is (wait staff Lynn was fabulous!) & what a wonderful view they have of the lake. Awesome dinner!

Thank Joleen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 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?