Showing posts from April, 2018

A Fantastically Delicious Cut of Steak - the Prime Rib

National Prime Rib Day is observed every year on April 27. Here at the best steak & seafood restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks , every day can be Prime Rib Day when you join us for dinner! Prime rib is one of the many succulent steaks that we serve daily, and in honor of this marvelous meat, we've gathered a few interesting facts about it to share with you.  Prime rib is sometimes referred to as the "King of Meats." One taste makes it incredibly clear as to why that is.  It is also known as a "standing rib roast." The reason for this is because it is actually roasted in a standing position.  The name prime rib refers to the origin of the cut, not the USDA grade.  There are 8 primal cuts of beef, and prime rib is one of them.  It is cut from the area behind the shoulder but above the lower back, which is where you will find some of the most tender meat. The cut is made of 2-7 ribs, taken from between ribs 6-12.  A rib eye roast is a boneless pri

5 Reasons to Vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks

A vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks is full of excitement, nature, incredible food, fun events, and so much more. A trip to the lake area is sure to result in a multitude of happy memories to take home with you afterward, as well as the desire to come back again. In case you have not had the pleasure of taking a trip to this gem in the Midwest yet, JB Hook's has 5 excellent reasons why you should do so soon.  Fun on the Water Perhaps the biggest attraction, literally, is the gorgeous Lake of the Ozarks itself. It covers 54,000 acres, has 1,150 miles of shoreline, and is 92 long miles from end to end.  The lake offers all kinds of exciting possibilities for fun activities on the water, such as boating, jet skiing, water skiing, tubing, swimming, and more. All of that shoreline gives a person many chances to appreciate the serene beauty from a dock, beach, or lake view building too. (Like JB Hook's!)      photos courtesy of  Outstanding Dining The l

JB Hook's is the Perfect Place For Your Next Special Event

Spring is here and summer is right behind it. Both seasons are excellent times to reconnect with family and friends, and our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant  is the perfect place to get together with everyone. We have two beautiful private event spaces in addition to our wonderful bar area and lake view dining room. The next time you are planning a special gathering, invite everyone to join you at JB Hook's !    Great Reasons to Host an Event No matter what time of year you want to throw a party or celebration, you will find the best private event space at the Lake of the Ozarks inside JB Hook's. This spring you may have a graduate that needs to be celebrated, summer is the perfect time for a family reunion, and once fall and winter roll around, it's time to start planning holiday parties.  JB Hook's is also a fantastic place to host business meetings, making a company event feel a little less like "work" and a lot more like "fun." Here are

The Happiest Hours Happen at JB Hook's!

The best Happy Hour at the Lake of the Ozarks takes place in the bar area of JB Hook's . It includes excellent drink specials, as you'd expect, and a LOT more. You also have the chance to enjoy incredibly talented musicians, a great group of people to meet, and delicious appetizers that are half their regular price! What more could you ask for? JB Hook's Happy Hour Our Happy Hour days and times change slightly seasonally, so depending on what time of year you'll be joining us,  you may want to check the website for current times before you come in . Right now and for the next month or two, our Happy Hour specials are available in the bar area every Monday-Friday from 3-8 pm and all day on Sundays. To raise your spirits and quench your thirst, we offer amazing drink specials. These are extended to our well drinks and house wines, including our famous homemade red and white Sangrias.   Half-Price Appetizers More than likely you'll want a bite to eat to