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JB Hook's Received 3 Silver Spoon Awards

We do our very best every day to provide the best seafood and steak at the Lake of the Ozarks , as well as the best customer service to everyone that walks through our doors. Recently, JB Hook's was honored with 3 Silver Spoon Awards for those efforts! The Lake of the Ozarks Second Home Living Magazine announced the results for their 8th Annual Silver Spoon Awards, and we are very thankful to have been recognized. They give out these awards because, in their own words, " The nation's largest man-made lake abounds with culinary delights! ...they deserve the credit, and you deserve an insider's guide on where to go... " JB Hook's is extremely honored that their editors believe we deserve credit in at least 3 areas: Best Steak & Lobster, Best Seafood, and Best Server - Rick Huntsman.  Best Seafood Restaurant We've been receiving rave reviews about our delicious seafood dishes from happy customers for years. Succulent seafood is featured thr

Popular Fall Flavors in Cocktail Form

Fall is here, and along with the season comes rich colors, crisp weather, and tasty fall flavors. We feature a few of those flavors within some of the signature cocktails at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant . This season, when you come to JB Hook's for a savory lunch or dinner, or maybe for our incredible Happy Hour, think about giving one of these delicious fall-flavored drinks a try.  APPLE Autumn is apple-picking season. Fresh-baked apples pies, hot apple cider, and scrumptious caramel apples are all perfect flavors to enjoy on a chilly day. There are lots of different varieties of apples, but the tart taste of a green apple is the flavor that makes our Apple-Tini taste so great.    Apple-Tini - Sour Apple Vodka & Sour Apple Pucker CARAMEL We mentioned caramel apples above as one of the treats that people look forward to this season. Butterscotch is a very similar flavor to caramel, and this particular martini uses it to create an amazing cocktail.

Why the Lake of the Ozarks is Amazing in Autumn

Many people only think of the lake area as a place to be between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Those people are missing out on many amazing months when there are still lots of things to do, see, and enjoy. The gorgeous view from our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant as the leaves begin to change color is one of those things. Read on to find out what else you can experience when you are in the lake area in the fall.  photo from  Breathtaking Scenery We already mentioned the view from JB Hook's , but it's worth mentioning again! Our 14-mile panoramic view of the lake allows you to take in lots of gorgeous fall colors, as well as that relaxing lake. Often the weather even remains nice enough to sit outside on our covered patio, but if it's not, the floor-to-ceiling windows in the restaurant don't inhibit the view at all. There are many scenic parks with trails to wander all around the lake area, and even a leisurely drive among the trees is a

Pasta - the Perfect Dish for a Chilly Evening

We are still technically in the summer season, but the nights are already getting colder, and fall is only a couple of weeks away. This has everyone at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant yearning for filling comfort foods to bring about a scrumptious inner warmth. One food that does just that is pasta, and here at JB Hook's , we've got some amazing pasta dishes especially for you.  A delicious bowl full of hot, steaming pasta, covered in a savory sauce, accompanied by fresh, hearty ingredients such as mushrooms, asparagus, beef tips, and more is enough to make anyone feel all warm and cozy inside. Pasta is an incredible comfort food that really hits the spot, plus the carbohydrates in it give you a slow release of energy to keep you going all day long.  Pasta Fun Facts Those things you already know if you've ever had the joy of eating pasta. Here are a few fun facts that you may not have heard before.   One reason that eating pasta is so comfor