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JB Hook's

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 05/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from JB Hook's
Updated 05/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
"Hooks" as it is affectionately known, and it's friendly staff, strive to make our valued locals feel at home and our tourists feel like locals! We specialize in Steaks, Seafood and offer Happy Hour deals that can't be beat. Our dining room overlooks a panoramic view of the main channel of the Lake, and offers a relaxing atmosphere to add to your dining experience. Come by and see us!
$5 - $79
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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All reviews steak half price appetizers grouper fingers seafood salmon salad prime rib happy hour our waiter johnny grist great view food was amazing view of the lake great waiter anniversary dinner took great care great dinner
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our waitress Kelly was so nice and made the dinner even more enjoyable! Definitely worth the visit for the food and watching the sunset!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoyed a special occasion dinner out at JB Hooks. View of Lake of the Ozarks was outstanding. Food was delightful and Vanessa was a fantastic server to us. Catered to our every need. Very memorable experience...in my opinion, this is one...of the best restaurants on the lake! We will come back again!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

JB Hooks is overall the best service, food and atmosphere at the Lake. The seafood and prime rib are outstanding. Of course the best server is Marty too! We were there with a group of mature ladies(over 70) and she was excellent with them. Our...favorite place at the Lake!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a large party of 40 or more do a group supper. Jake was our waiter. Addison assisted by keeping our drinks full and tables cleared. Together they were awesome. Group had all types of meals. Food was awesome. Appetizers were great. Drinks were...great. If they can handle a party of 40 law enforcement they can handle anything!!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our visit there tonight was unplanned. A group of us decided to reconnect by hanging out at a local favorite restaurant after a funeral service. There were about 18 of us. Normally, it requires a reservation for this group of people. We were thankful for...the restaurant’s flexibility and managed to seat us in. It was a much-needed unwinding after a long emotional day! We had Kelly as our waitress and she was able to cater to everyone’s demands. We promised we will be patient! We are so thankful for her patience as well! Plus, she's a familiar face when it comes to karaoke entertainment, and seeing her serving our group was a most welcomed reunion! Anyway, most of us ordered half-dozen oysters. I had the seared Ahi tuna and Greek salad. Everyone seems to be enjoying their food as well! The sunset view tonight was beautiful. Its color represents our goodbye. The end yet a beginning. Although we just lost a dear friend, at that moment, we had this opportunity to strengthen the friendship of those who are still alive! Our friend’s husband ended up paying for everyone's meal tonight! I almost regretted not ordering that steak 😂😂😂! Just kidding!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Trip Advisor almost never fails when choosing a restaurant for a great dining experience and they were spot on for JB Hooks. The setting was perfect with a great table to catch sunset over the lake. Great wine pour, lots of entrees choices made extra...enjoyable by great service with Marty taking care of us. She did a great job and we will leave the Lake of the Ozarks with a positive attitude.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband came to Tan Tar a for a school competition. We came to JBs for dinner. The view of the lake at sunset was exceptional. We had escargot for apps and sea bass for dinner. Our server Kelly was so helpful in suggesting and...describing the plates. Fun fact she can tie a knot in a cherry stem! I would recommend the creme brûlée for dessert.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was great, service even better. Yazmin our waitress was wonderful. Very attentive and sweet. Best Happy Hour at the Lake. Would recommend everybody come and eat here. Hopefully you get Yazmin as your waitress.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was amazing our Server Vanessa was very pleasant and knowledgeable .had a real nice time for mothers day and birthday fun

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

The experience was so awful I am here writing my first review ever... My family and I ate here for Mother's Day. The restaurant was nice and it wasn't overly busy. Our waitress took forever to get our order, our cups were constantly empty (they...were SMALL!) and then the food took forever. (Also, the menu only had like 10 entrees) When we FINALLY got our food...orders were wrong. A steak with bleu cheese that wasn't supposed to be there, shrimp on the wrong plate, and I got a crab or shrimp wrap when I ordered a chicken wrap. Thank God I'm not allergic to shellfish. The green beans were flavorless and the steak was dry and had no flavor. We ordered steak, suishi, jalapeno poppers, a chicken wrap, shrimp, lobster pasta, and mussels. The best thing was the french fries and jalapeno poppers. It was a terrible first experience and very over priced. We only ate there because our mom chose it and we won't be back. Would not recommend to anyone, and I'm actually advising others not to waste their time or money there.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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October 8, 2020|
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Response from Jandell | Reviewed this property |
$10.00 However they have a huge happy hour in large bar area from 3 till 9 pm. Wine must be half price.
Betsy C
September 3, 2020|
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Response from Y7374DMheathers | Reviewed this property |
All staff where a mask.
July 8, 2020|
Response from Y7374DMheathers | Reviewed this property |
Just call the business number listed on Google and ask for the GM
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Frequently Asked Questions about JB Hook's

  • Yes, JB Hook's offers takeout services.

  • Yes, JB Hook's offers delivery services.

  • Yes, JB Hook's is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • JB Hook's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5