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Our Guests Say The Nicest Things About JB Hook's!

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Sometimes it can be a little intimidating trying out a new restaurant. Online reviews are a wonderful tool for finding out whether a place is worth spending your time and money. Our guests are very good about sharing their experiences at our Lake of the Ozarks seafood & steak restaurant on many different online review sites. Here is what some of our most recent guests had to say about their time at JB Hook's

"Great service. Servers act like they like their jobs! Appetizers are amazing! We have happy hour appetizers for dinner frequently. At half price, we can have quite a variety. We always take our out-of-town visitors to JB Hooks!"
~Terry Hall, Google review

"Our first time to JB Hooks, and it was fabulous! The friendly hostess was welcoming, she smiled, made eye contact and happily passed along our request for a window seat. Which was granted! (We lucked out on our timing). We enjoyed one of the most spectacular sunsets we’ve ever seen!!! Our waiter, Jake, wa…

Take Back Your Lunch Break This Friday

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Did you know that this Friday is National Take Back the Lunch Break Day?  In today's busy world it has become more common for people to eat a quick lunch at their desk while they catch up on work.  This trend has affected employee morale and well-being, which causes employees to be less productive.  Studies have shown that employees who take lunch breaks are more efficient at work and more satisfied with their jobs.  So, on the third Friday of every June, employees are encouraged to take a break, get out of the office, and enjoy one of the many lunch restaurants the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer.  What better place to relax and enjoy great food than JB Hooks?



The Lake of the Ozark's best steak and seafood restaurant doesn't just serve delicious dinner, we also feature an amazing lunch menu.  And even better than a tasty a lunch, is a great lunch deal.  We feature the best lunch specials at the Lake of the Ozarks every day from 11am-4pm.  Whether you're in the mood for…

Give Dad The Gift of Time With You This Father's Day

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Father's Day is coming up soon (Sunday, June 17 this year) and JB Hook's knows what all dads want most - quality time with their kids! The lake area is an excellent place to do just that. In addition to enjoying a great meal together at our steak & seafood restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are tons of fun things to do before or after that. Here are a few great examples for you. 



Enjoy the Lake
The most unique part about this beautiful area that we are located in is our gorgeous lake, which allows you to enjoy all sorts of fun and exciting activities. If you don't own a boat, there are lots of places that rent watercraft for the day, and even some wonderful cruises that will take care of the captain duties for you while you just enjoy the ride.

Once on the water, there is tubing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and more to experience. You can even find a quiet cove to hang out in to soak up some sun and do a little swimming. The fishing is incredible at the Lake of t…

Join Us Between Lake Race 2018 Events at JB Hook's

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There are all kinds of exciting events going on in the lake area throughout the year, but the warmer months are filled with the type that can only take place on the water! One of these events is the upcoming 2018 Lake Race. The majority of activities, including the races themselves, are taking place just up the street from our Lake of the Ozarks steak & seafood restaurant, which means it will be easy for you to swing by and see us for lunch, Happy Hour, or dinner between racing events. 


Festival of Speed
Thursday, May 31, 4-9 pm
This night is dedicated to going fast - in cars, boats, motorcycles, and more! There will be exhibits dedicated to each, and race teams that are already in town will be on site for visitors to meet. All this will take place at the Big Thunder Showroom on Bagnell Dam Blvd. Parking and race team staging will be at the old Staples building, which is currently being remodeled into an additional Big Thunder showroom. Shuttles will run from 4-9 pm to take everyone …

4 Things You Should Enjoy This Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks

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Our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant is located in Lake Ozark, which is a wonderful holiday destination. With Memorial Day Weekend coming up in just a couple of days, we expect to see a lot more people in town than we have for a while. There are many wonderful things to do while you are here, and JB Hook's has 4 excellent things that you should make a point to experience over the holiday weekend. 


Delicious Food
You're going to need to eat over the 3-day weekend, and it's very likely that you have a lot of activities planned for the holiday. Don't just grab "fast food" on the run. Instead, make a satisfying, sit-down meal one of those planned activities. 

Our Lake of the Ozarks seafood & steak restaurant serves lunch daily from 11 am-4 pm, dinner service begins at 5 pm, and you can enjoy appetizers and our Shrimp & Oyster Bar in the bar area all day long. No matter what time of day you choose to dine with us, you'll have an extensive menu of…

Delicious Suggestions for Spring & Summer Cocktails

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JB Hook's is well-known for serving the best fine dining at the Lake of the Ozarks. Creative and delicious cocktails are a wonderful addition to any meal, and luckily we've got some amazing bartenders that are excellent at mixing a fantastic drink.


Our bar has an exquisite selection of wines to go with any type of meal, as well as a wonderful variety of ice-cold beers, plus a fully stocked bar where we can mix just about any drink you ask for. You don't have to come up with the ideas yourself, though, because we have a drink menu full of wonderful suggestions. Today our blog features a few drinks that are perfect for sitting on our outdoor patio and sipping while you enjoy our incredible 14-mile panoramic lake view. 


For example, our Blueberry Island Mojito is full of fresh ingredients and feels great going down on a warm spring or hot summer day. It's made with fresh blueberries, fresh mint, freshly cut lime, a dash of simple syrup, coconut rum, and club soda. Heather, …

3 Fantastic Ways To Celebrate "Date Your Mate Month"

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Once you've been a couple for a long period of time, "dating" sometimes takes a backseat to everyday life. The month of May is designated as "Date Your Mate Month," giving us all a wonderful reminder to make the time to date that special someone, whether you're fairly new to each other or you've already been married for years. 


These dates don't have to be elaborate, as long as you make an effort to plan ahead and do something together. Our romantic restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is an excellent place to bring your favorite person, and today JB Hook's has the plans for 3 different types of dates already started for you. 

A Romantic Evening
You can keep it simple and just make plans to bring your date to dinner at our fine dining restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, or you can go the extra mile and add something extra to those plans. Some examples would be a movie, a boat ride, a romantic stroll, or a night of dancing after dinner. Making res…