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“Great View”

Baxter's Lakeside Grille
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Ranked #2 of 60 Restaurants in Lake Ozark
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: An authentic American restaurant with a great bar … That’s the idea behind Baxter’s. We’re perfect for just about any dining occasion or gathering that calls for great food, warm, personal service and an inviting, casual atmosphere. Our classic American restaurant builds on the rich history and tradition the Lake Area is known for. We use only the finest, freshest ingredients, coupled with personal service and warm, inviting surroundings. We’re happy to bring this dining experience to the Lake of the Ozarks. Baxter’s is the perfect place for a business or casual lunch, a special evening out, a family get together after a long day on the Lake, or “just because.” We can accommodate most any group — from an intimate dinner for two to a business or family party — in our private dining room. And don’t forget our classic American bar, one of the Lake’s great places to meet friends and family.
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great View”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We have been going to the lake for a number of years. Baxter's is a great all-around restaurant--not too casual--not too fancy. The food is good, there is a great view. We can go with our family or with friends. Consistent food and service, a great staple at the lake.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Columbia, Missouri
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Delicious food, and a lovely view.”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

The food was fantastic. Do not wait 45+ minute for the dinning room when they serve the full menu in the bar and have hightop tables.

Visited January 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Consistently Good Food and Good Service”
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Baxter's is one of the few places and the lake that you can rely on for consistency. The quality of the food is reliably good and the service is equally good. In addition, if you make a reservation, they are very good about getting you in on time or very close to it, which can be a welcome benefit after a long day on the lake. Definitely one of the better restaurants at the Lake of the Ozarks.

  • Visited January 2014
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“I will not return”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Being a lake resident was excited to go to Baxters for my Bday dinner arrived early very good service but everything from app calamari to my ribeye just wasn't very good quality Not a single person said happy birthday

  • Visited December 2013
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Kansas City, MO
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour”
Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a pleasure to visit Baxter's. Great happy hour--wish it went until 7 p.m. But Ted and entire staff are great and Bernie is best bartender at the lake! food is tops and service is excellent. Prices are reasonable. Highly recommend.

Visited December 2013
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