JB Hook's: The Best Winter Destination at the Lake!

Some people think of the Lake of the Ozarks as a spring and summer-only destination. But that couldn't be farther from the truth. As the best year-round restaurant at the Lake, JB Hook's knows just how amazing the winter can be here. Delicious lunches, legendary dinners, an incredible 7-day happy hour, live music, tasting events, and so much more... JB Hook's has it all! Read on to learn more about spending winter at the Lake of the Ozarks with JB Hook's.

Year-Round Gourmet Food
Some local restaurants close during the winter, or change to a limited menu with fewer hours. Not JB Hook's! We are here for you every day, whether you're looking for a romantic date night or your favorite lunch wrap to perk up the workday. No matter your dietary restrictions or lifestyle, our professional servers are happy to help.

Looking for a large salad to curb your appetite while sticking to your New Year's resolution? Try the delicious Gregory's Salad with romaine and ice…

Championship Sunday Tailgate at JB Hook's!

JB Hook's is the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks! While we are a fine dining restaurant, we also have delicious half-priced drinks and appetizers for Happy Hour every day and options for almost any palate. We love celebrating with you year-round, so we are excited to announce that we are hosting a Championship Sunday Tailgate at JB Hook's! Read on to learn more about the food, drinks, and prizes available this Football Sunday!

Event Details
This Sunday, January 19th, is the AFC Championship game between the Titans and the Chiefs. The game will kick-off at 2:05pm Central Standard Time, and JB Hook's is so ready for it! We are hosting a tailgate party from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, and we can't wait to see you there. 

Great Drink Specials
Get into the spirit of the game with Jello Shots for just $1 or a Bucket of Domestic Beers for just $16! 
And as always, we will have the best Happy Hour at the Lake of the Ozarks. Enjoy our daily Happy Hour at the Piano Bar from 3:0…

Celebrate National Soup Month at JB Hook's!

JB Hook’s is the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, so we know food. It’s National Soup Month, so today we’re talking about soup FAQs, its health benefits, and the menu items at Hook’s to help you celebrate the occasion! Read on to learn more and get your mouth watering just in time for lunch at JB Hook’s.

History of Soup
National Soup Month was established in 1986 by the well-known soup brand, Campbell’s. The Campbell Soup Company was the first to invent condensed soup in1897 to be sold in cans, but the history of soup goes back much farther.

In ancient times, soup was made by boiling broth with hot stones in clay pots, watertight baskets, or animal hides. Soup is such a long-lasting staple that the word “restaurant” was originally used to describe a kind of soup that was sold by street vendors to restore people’s energy. Eventually, the word “restaurant” came to be used the way it is today to describe all food establishments.

Soup’s Health Benefits
A bowl of soup can he…

Check Out These Delicious Cuts of Steak!

Jb Hook's has the best steak at the Lake of the Ozarks and we are excited to share our steak knowledge with you! There are several different kinds of cuts of steak that are all used for different kinds of dishes. Some people will only eat a Filet, while others prefer a New York Strip. Read on to learn the difference between each kind of cut and come try your favorite steak dishes at Hook's! 

Steak Cuts Tenderloin or Filet This cut of meat is boneless and is traditionally the most expensive cut of meat. It is taken from under the ribs of the cow. The grain of the meat is fine and the steak itself is small and thick. This is the most tender cut of steak, so it is a very popular choice among restauranteurs and "foodies". The flavor is milder than other cuts as well.

New York Strip This cut of meat is also sold boneless and is taken from behind the ribs of the cow. When looking for a good Strip Steak, check for good marbling - or white lines of fat - throughout the cut. …

Healthy Eating at Hook’s in the New Year!

JB Hook's is excited about what the New Year will bring, and we know you are too! If one of your resolutions for 2020 is to eat healthier, JB Hook's has your back. We are the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks and we have healthy options that taste delicious so you can get healthier without having to feel like you're giving up anything! Read on to learn about some of our healthiest options and make a reservation today.

Shrimp and Oyster Bar 
This bar is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for delicious fresh seafood that will make your mouth water and your body happy!

Steamed Little Neck Clams  Prince Edward Island clams steamed with white wine butter, garlic, and lemon Steamed Blue Mussels  Prince Edward Island mussels steamed in garlic, butter, white wine, and lemon  Peel ‘n Eat Shrimp  Served chilled over shaved ice with cocktail sauce & horseradish 
Garlic Shrimp  Sauteed in butter, garlic, white wine and finished with a hint of lemon 
Shrimp Cocktail  Serv…

Indulge in the Best Comfort Food at JB Hook's!

Comfort foods are delicious dishes that somehow make us feel warm and happy like no other food can. JB Hook's has not only the best fine dining at the Lake of the Ozarks but also some of the best comfort food dishes. One of the most popular comfort foods seems to be pasta. Whether its the nostalgic spaghetti and meatballs or a fancy dish of carbonara, pasta is a filling, comforting favorite time and time again. Read on to learn more about the science of comfort foods and why JB Hook's is the best choice when you're looking for that comforting pick-me-up.

Comfort Food Science
There is actually some science behind why we crave "comfort foods" so much. Typically comfort foods are identified as items like baked goods, bread, pasta, potatoes, etc. These foods are higher in carbohydrates and fats, which are ingredients that can activate the reward system in our brains. In fact, the pleasing flavor of these foods can activate the portion of our brain that is associated …

Enjoy the Holiday Season at JB Hook's!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate at the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks - JB Hook's! Not only do we have the best seafood and steaks at the Lake, but we also have a festive holiday atmosphere and fantastic events we know you're going to love! Read on to learn more about how you can celebrate the season with Hook's.

JB Hook's Holiday Cookie Social
Join us Sunday, December 15th, 4:00pm - 6:30pm for our very first Holiday Cookie Social!

We are teaming up with Valerie Littrell and donating 10% of the proceeds from the event to the local Universal Gratitude Foundation. This foundation helps people who have been through difficult life-altering experiences. Recently, they raised over $24,000 for a local safe house for victims of human trafficking.

For just $10 per person at the door, enjoy bottomless soft drinks, tea, hot chocolate, and cider as well as complimentary cocktail and wine samples, live entertainment, and photo booth fun! Holiday co…