Showing posts from June, 2015

Host Your Next Event At JB Hook's

A celebration with exquisite food, delicious drinks, and the most beautiful panoramic view of the lake is sure to be an occasion that people will not soon forget.  JB Hook's has every bit of that to offer!  The best seafood and steak restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks has two different rooms available to rent for private functions alongside our regular dining room, bar area, and beautiful patio.

Our Sunset Room is just off of our main
bar.  It is enclosed within three walls of glass, showcasing the gorgeous panoramic view of the incredible Lake of the Ozarks.  It has it's own bar and an abalone-tiled fireplace which reflects the romantic colors of the room.  The Sunset room can accomadate parties of up to 70 people.  It is perfect for events at the Lake of the Ozarks like small weddings, family reunions, and business functions.   

Our Garden Room is enclosed, overlooking the dining room.  It features its own view of the lake and allows private dining for groups of up to 35 peop…

JB Hook's Shrimp & Oyster Bar

When you are in the mood for delicious seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks, JB Hook's is the place to go.  Today we would like to highlight our savory Shrimp and Oyster Bar menu.  It features an amazing assortment of Shrimp, Oysters on the Half Shell, Mussels, and Clams.  

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp
Sauteed with beer, garlic and Cajun Spices

Shrimp Cocktail
Served chilled, in a martini glass with cocktail sauce and horseradish

Garlic Shrimp
sauteed in butter, garlic, white wine and finished with a hint of lemon

Peel 'N Eat Shrimp
Served chilled over shaved ice with cocktail sauce & horseradish.  Available by the dozen or half dozen.

Oysters on the Half Shell
East coast succulent oysters served with cocktail sauce and horseradish.  Available by the dozen or half dozen.

Steamed Blue Mussels
Prince Edward Island mussels steamed in garlic, butter, white wine & lemon.

Steamed Littleneck Clams
Prince Edward Island clams steamed in garlic, butter, white wine & lemon.

This is just a small por…

A Little JB Hook's History- Then & Now

The JB Hook's of today has been through some big changes over the past 25 years.  The Lake of the Ozarks best seafood restaurant has survived name changes, Lake area construction, and a destructive fire.  

The restaurant was originally called called Captain Hook's two and a half decades ago, and then later changed to Krazo's.  John LaFata and Bruce Elliot opened it as JB Hook's in February of 1995.

Tragically, that only lasted for 3 months before a fire blazed through the restaurant destroying much of the building.  An entire Lake of the Ozarks Summer season had to be missed during the rebuilding before the restaurant opened it's doors back up in September of 1995.

The new version of the building has undergone several architectural changes and additions since then.  The lower kitchen and Sunset Room were added to offer a lunch menu.  It is enclosed within three walls of glass, offering an uninterrupted and truly breathtaking view of the Lake.  The fourth wall con…

Lake Race 2015 This Weekend

This weekend the excitement of the Offshore Super Series powerboat races is coming to the Lake.  JB Hook's Great Ocean Fish and Steaks at the Lake of the Ozarks is proud to be a sponsor for last year's winning Lake Race team, Cat Can Do.  You can see this amazing boat parked right in our restaurant parking lot Thursday and Friday before they head on over to the Dam.  

Here is this weekend's Lake Race schedule of events:
Friday June 5th
9am--The lower Bagnell Dam Strip area will be closed to traffic, and Race Village set up will begin6pm-- Lake Race Street Party on Historic Bagnell Dam Strip begins. Open to the public to enjoy a family fun area,Meet with the Race Teams, see the boats up close.8:30pm--Entertainment on the Street with The Patrick Lentz Band from Kansas CitySaturday June 6th 9am--Crane starts operating--Bagnell Dam is closed to traffic so spectators can view the race11:30--Honorary Chairman Emeritus Dave Scott will take the ceremonious first lap of Lake Race 20151…