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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…

The 2018 Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals Are This Weekend On The Bagnell Dam Strip

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There is a big annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks taking place this weekend just a short trip up the road from JB Hook's. The 30th Annual Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals car show is taking place Friday-Sunday, May 4-6, on the historic Bagnell Dam Strip. It's always quite a sight to see, and when you need a break from being outside, head on over to our lake view seafood & steak restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for a bite to eat and a refreshing drink.


2018 Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals
This great big event is a unique car show for all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. The Bagnell Dam Strip will be closed to through traffic and those magnificent vehicles will fill the streets for your viewing pleasure. Without modern-day cars driving back and forth, you get a nostalgic trip back in time in a setting that looks as if it's straight out of the set of "American Graffiti."  

Over 1,000 vehicles were on display last year, and clo…