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J. Bruner's Restaurant

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5166 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279 (Lake Road 54-40 (Winn Road))
+1 573-348-2966
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lehi, Utah, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You know how, when you're on vacation, and ask, "Where is a good place to eat?", this one, you can ask a local, AND or a vacationer. Went last night for Valentines, No overboard decorations, no pushing the 'red drinks' etc, Just well prepared food. As a cook, I'm picky, if I can make it at home, I do it,... More 

Thank Ursula R
Warrensburg, Missouri
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this restaurant needs a face lift. But putting that aside the reason to come here is the prime rib. Everybody has their own way of doing prime rib. Some cut it and then dip it in au jus to cook it to the desired temperature. Most slow roast it. But this place does it in a fashion where the... More 

Thank John E
Rocky Mount, Missouri
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here since my kids were babies. Now 2 of them are married. We have lived at the lake for over 30 years. We eat here at least 2 times a month or more. Their food is awesome! This evening we called at 8:04 and asked how long they would be open. They replied 8:30. We told them... More 

Thank Richard S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I love the food but the lower level, where the bar is located, always smells musty. You have to walk through the lower level to get to the restaurant and it always appears old and outdated. The service is fantastic and they serve traditional steaks and seafood. I would highly recommend, but the decor needs a face lift.

Thank Mooreadog
Southern Illinois
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This restaurant was a little depressing as there was no outside light in the rooms we saw or were seated in. We sat by windows but were told we weren't allowed to open the blinds. No view except of the parking lot but would have been nice to have some daylight. Food was good as was the service.

Thank Erann
Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding onion rings, as good as we remembered they were. Waitress was very attentive although not hovering. Meals were served hot wirh good presentation. Nice they take reservations.

Thank carollcole
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

It's our tradition to eat here every Christmas day. The steaks are amazing. So are the liver and mushrooms. Even if you don't think you like liver, try it because it will change your mind. They have great salads that come out with a little caddy full of toppings and salad dressing. The house dressing is the BEST!!!!! They are... More 

Thank Bambi J
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144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We went here with several of our friends. A spectacular and beautiful place overlooking the river. We had perfect seats and outstanding service. The food was spectacular. They accept reservations. I would highly recommend this place!

Thank Stuart K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner (off season). Had a absolutely wonder steak dinner and great service. Portions were generous and served perfectly.

Thank JasonBirdY
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Traveling with elderly parents and parked in the handicap area. Walked to the door and it was locked. We were a bit confused, but within moments an employee stepped outside and advised that portion of the restaurant wasn't "quite ready" yet but invited us to take a seat on the bench and she would come get us shortly. We asked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $33
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5166 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279
    (Lake Road 54-40 (Winn Road))
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 573-348-2966
You are invited to experience casual, fine dining at J. Bruner's! Savor steaks and seafood prepared using our exclusive recipes refined over the past thirty years. The warm and inviting dining rooms are the perfect setting for weekly casual dining or that special occasion. Enjoy our Red Room Lounge for a cocktail after work, cocktails before dinner, and/or a tasty ice cream drink afterwards. The best table service completes your dining experience, making J. Bruner's the Lake's Classic Steakhouse. Reservations recommended--book online.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?