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Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

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4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
573-348-6639
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Took a group of friends to this restaurant because we have had great experiences and good food there in past visits this year. Our waitress was very good however one of our friends bit into his chicken nachos and tasted something awful! He spit his bite of food into a napkin and found what looked like duck poop in there!... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We expected a long wait to be seated as we visited during the busy season. However, once seated, we saw our server only twice: once to take the order and once to deliver the bills. He never checked to see how the food was or if we needed any drinks. Food was cold and of poor quality. Band was good,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Half my family arrived about an hour before the other half. The staff was very friendly towards us, and we ordered drinks and appetizers. We ended up ordering food before the other half arrived so we could entertain the twin three year olds while their parents ate.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Love Backwater Jacks. Thursdays are a great day to go for their deal on oysters .99, shrimp .79, and wings .49. Wings are just okay but the shrimp were huge and perfect and oysters were great. Highly recommend their fried potato salad as a side, delicious. They were crazy busy but our waitress has a great attitude and very friendly.... More 

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Fort Madison, IA
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We each ordered grouper here and the food was delicious! Be forewarned, the portions were huge. We will split a meal next time we go.

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

went with a group on A Friday night for dinner , everything was awesome the food and service I had the grouper sandwich with the fried potato salad yummy only thing I will do different in the future is maybe not go on A Friday night but like I stated in the title of my review it was worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

The food was good but a bit pricey. That was until I saw the portions. We have leftovers. About to dig in now. See you soon.

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Thank Ben G
Swansea, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place is really casual, noisy and crowded. Boats pull up here so expect people in swim suits and coverups. They had a live band and plenty of outdoor seating. We were here for dinner. The food is typical bar food, nothing special. The drinks are adequate, but a little on the high side for the type of place and... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just about dusk when arrived. Multi-level decks with lots of room to sit on all levels. Free cocktails/ shots. Bit pricey on beers but overall wasn't to bad. live bands every sat and sunday. left because the band wasn't playing music the hubby and I were into. would go again though if we knew what type of music the band... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

My family and friends rave about the fried potato salad, but I think their food is just average. The cove it's in is nice though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: 573-348-6639

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?