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Here Comes an Amazing Labor Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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We love being in the lake area every day of the week, all year long, but there's an added excitement in the air during a holiday weekend. It's easy to find fun things to do, but your favorite stop is bound to be our Lake of the Ozarks seafood & steak restaurant. With delicious food and drinks, incredible entertainment, excellent customer service, and wonderful company while you're here, a visit to JB Hook's is always memorable. Here's what you can look forward to this Labor Day Weekend when you join us.


Fireworks
We don't put on a Labor Day fireworks show of our own, but that breathtaking 14-mile panoramic view that can be enjoyed from every room in our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant & bar shows off quite a few of the local demonstrations. The experience is always made extra-special at JB Hook's because we like to dim the lights inside so that the fireworks outside seem even brighter! Best of all, you get to enjoy the show from the comfort of our bar …

Fun On (& Off) the Water - the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

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The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout brings thousands of spectators to the lake area every year to enjoy watching some of the fastest boats compete for the title of "Top Gun." The main event is the timed races taking place over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, August 25 & 26. Leading up to that, there lots of different fun events all around town, including the "Shootout on the Strip," which happens to take place just up the road from JB Hook's!


Shootout on the Strip
Wednesday, August 22
Everyone gets a chance to check out the amazing Shootout racing boats, as well as meet the teams behind those boats, during the Shootout on the Strip. Boats will begin lining up on Hwy. 242 at 2 pm on Wednesday afternoon, and around 3:45 pm they will caravan to the historic Bagnell Dam Strip. There, they'll park and get ready for the crowds to get a real up close and personal look at these magnificent machines out of the water.

The Happy Hour at our Lake of the Ozarks bar &a…

A Truly Magnificent Cocktail - The Moscow Mule

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There is a wonderful variety of delicious drinks available from the bar at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant. Among these is the popular classic cocktail - the Moscow Mule. In addition to the original recipe, our bartenders here at JB Hook's have also come up with a few delightful variations.


Mule Drinks at JB Hook's
We offer quite a few delicious Mule cocktail choices to enjoy along with your meal or on its own while you listen to live music in our bar area. These are not a part of our Happy Hour drink specials, but they do pair nicely with those half-price Happy Hour appetizers.

The New Mule
Absolut Lime, fresh lime juice, and Gosling's Ginger Beer

Strawberry Mule
Absolut Vodka, strawberry puree, fresh mint, fresh lime juice, and Gosling's Ginger Beer

Johnny Green Apple Mule
Effen Green Apple Vodka, fresh lime juice, and Gosling's Ginger Beer

Black Cherry Mule
Effen Black Cherry Vodka, fresh lime juice, and Gosling's Ginger Beer garnished with a marasc…

We Have Exciting News - A Bigger, Better JB Hook's!

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JB Hook's Legendary Steaks & Seafood has some exciting news to share... we are expanding our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant! You've undoubtedly noticed the construction equipment and work going on outside, and today we're going to give you some information on the exciting things to expect once all of the new construction is finished.


Through the Years
The Lake of the Ozarks seafood & steak restaurant that you know and love today was originally opened in 1978 by Dave and Phillis Marose as Captain Hook's. A few years down the road the building was purchased by Dwayne and Donna Steele, who changed the name to Krazo's.

It wasn't until 1995 that the restaurant was purchased by Bruce Elliott and John LaFata. They renamed the establishment as JB Hook's Great Ocean Fish & Steaks. A remodel was done when they took it over, but just a few months later, in May 1995, a fire broke out and destroyed most of the building. An entire summer season had …

The Entire Family Will Love Dining at JB Hook's!

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August is Family Fun Month, and the lake area is most definitely a wonderful place to bring the family for a little fun. While you are in town, consider bringing everyone to our lake view restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for lunch or dinner. We've got a terrific kids menu for your younger family members at JB Hook's and the adults can enjoy a delicious meal that doesn't involve fast food. (Grownups deserve to have their own kind of fun on family vacations too!)


Our Kids' Menu
First, we'll give you a look at the kids' menu so that you can see the delicious choices we have available for children ages 12 and under. After that, we've got some tips for dining with kids of different ages that may help to make the restaurant experience more pleasant for everyone.

Kid's Sirloin
A 6-oz certified Angus beef sirloin cooked to your liking. Served with a choice of side dish.

Chicken Strips
Breast of chicken breaded and deep fried. Served with choice of side dish.

Frie…