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Healthy Eating at Hook’s in the New Year!

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JB Hook's is excited about what the New Year will bring, and we know you are too! If one of your resolutions for 2020 is to eat healthier, JB Hook's has your back. We are the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks and we have healthy options that taste delicious so you can get healthier without having to feel like you're giving up anything! Read on to learn about some of our healthiest options and make a reservation today.


Shrimp and Oyster Bar 
This bar is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for delicious fresh seafood that will make your mouth water and your body happy!

Steamed Little Neck Clams  Prince Edward Island clams steamed with white wine butter, garlic, and lemon Steamed Blue Mussels  Prince Edward Island mussels steamed in garlic, butter, white wine, and lemon  Peel ‘n Eat Shrimp  Served chilled over shaved ice with cocktail sauce & horseradish 
Garlic Shrimp  Sauteed in butter, garlic, white wine and finished with a hint of lemon 
Shrimp Cocktail  Serv…

Indulge in the Best Comfort Food at JB Hook's!

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Comfort foods are delicious dishes that somehow make us feel warm and happy like no other food can. JB Hook's has not only the best fine dining at the Lake of the Ozarks but also some of the best comfort food dishes. One of the most popular comfort foods seems to be pasta. Whether its the nostalgic spaghetti and meatballs or a fancy dish of carbonara, pasta is a filling, comforting favorite time and time again. Read on to learn more about the science of comfort foods and why JB Hook's is the best choice when you're looking for that comforting pick-me-up.


Comfort Food Science
There is actually some science behind why we crave "comfort foods" so much. Typically comfort foods are identified as items like baked goods, bread, pasta, potatoes, etc. These foods are higher in carbohydrates and fats, which are ingredients that can activate the reward system in our brains. In fact, the pleasing flavor of these foods can activate the portion of our brain that is associated …

Enjoy the Holiday Season at JB Hook's!

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate at the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks - JB Hook's! Not only do we have the best seafood and steaks at the Lake, but we also have a festive holiday atmosphere and fantastic events we know you're going to love! Read on to learn more about how you can celebrate the season with Hook's.


JB Hook's Holiday Cookie Social
Join us Sunday, December 15th, 4:00pm - 6:30pm for our very first Holiday Cookie Social!

We are teaming up with Valerie Littrell and donating 10% of the proceeds from the event to the local Universal Gratitude Foundation. This foundation helps people who have been through difficult life-altering experiences. Recently, they raised over $24,000 for a local safe house for victims of human trafficking.

For just $10 per person at the door, enjoy bottomless soft drinks, tea, hot chocolate, and cider as well as complimentary cocktail and wine samples, live entertainment, and photo booth fun! Holiday co…

JB Hook's is the Perfect Place to Celebrate!

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For every special moment in your life, JB Hook's is there. With delicious fine dining options, gorgeous views of the Lake of the Ozarks, and a recently expanding venue, we are the perfect place to celebrate every important moment in your life. Birthdays, anniversaries, holiday parties, wedding rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, proposals... for any important occasion you wish to celebrate, JB Hook's has just the thing!  We are truly the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, and we would love to host you and your loved ones for your next celebration. Read on to learn more about why we are a perfect choice!


Book Your Private Event
If you would like to reserve a space for you and your group to celebrate your special occasion together, JB Hook's has wonderful options. 
For an intimate gathering with up to 30 of your closest friends and family, book the Garden Room. It is separate from the main dining area to provide intimacy and privacy for your event. 
For a larger, more…

Creative Tips to Re-Purpose Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Overwhelmed by leftovers from yesterday's feast? Not to worry! We have creative tips to help make the most of the delicious meal you and your family worked so hard to prepare. As the best fine dining restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, JB Hook's has the know-how to create delicious meals. Read on to learn more about how to re-purpose your Thanksgiving dishes. And when the leftovers run out, come to JB Hook's for the best seafood and steaks at the Lake of the Ozarks!


Friday Morning
Trying to make a delicious breakfast that lives up to the feast the day before can seem like a daunting task, but we have the tips to help you out. Whether you are preparing a meal for a small group or a large family, we have just the thing.

Charcuterie Omelet  Collect the leftovers from the charcuterie tray... Prosciutto, Gouda, Kalamata olives, and any of your other favorites. Mix three eggs in a bowl with fresh herbs (like basil or rosemary) and salt and pepper. Pour the egg mixture into a s…

Best Lunch at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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JB Hook's has the best lunch menu at the Lake of the Ozarks! We offer traditional lunch menu items with our professional take on the flavor and presentation. Enjoy a crisp salad, big juicy burger, flavorful shrimp wrap, and so much more! Take a look below at our lunch menu and visit us to see for yourself.


SALADS Salads & Soups are served with Lavosh crackers and smoked tomato fresh basil cream cheese. Additions: Add Ahi Tuna, Salmon, Mahi-Mahi, Shrimp, Grouper or Chicken to any salad.

BLT Wedge Salad Two-quarter heads of lettuce topped with bleu cheese dressing, bleu cheese crumbles, Applewood smoked bacon and tomatoes


Greek Salad Romaine lettuce tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette topped with tomato, red onion, kalamata olive, and feta cheese
Classic Caesar Salad Romaine lettuce tossed traditional caesar dressing topped with shaved parmesan and croutons
Mayfair House Salad A succulent blend of vegetable and anchovies in creamy dressing served with Romaine lettuce, parmesan chee…

Why JB Hook's is the Best Restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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JB Hook's is honored to have been serving the Lake of the Ozarks for 25 years! We are the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for many reasons - not the least of which is you, our amazing customers. You have helped make us what we are today and we are incredibly grateful to you! Today, read on and find out more about why we are the best at the Lake. (Don't forget to take advantage of our year-round happy hour and delicious lunches this season too!)


3 Silver Spoon Awards in 2019
Silver Spoon recognitions are awarded to businesses around the Lake area by the Lake of the Ozarks Second Home Living Magazine each year. We were so thrilled and honored this year to accept this incredible award in three different categories this year! JB Hook's received the awards in the following: Best Steak and Lobster, Best Seafood Restaurant, and Restauranteur of the Year! We've always known that our surf and turf is legendary, but we are still so appreciative to hear it from the comm…

What IS gluten? Learn About This Infamous Ingredient & How JB Hook's Accommodates

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Gluten has become a hot topic in recent years, but many people don't know exactly what it is. For some, it's a dietary choice to try and improve their health, while for others it is an important lifestyle dictated by a serious health condition. JB Hook's is dedicated to serving you and we take all dietary concerns seriously. As the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, we take great care to prepare meals that are not only delicious but also safe for people with food allergies and intolerances when needed.


What IS Gluten?
Gluten is actually the Latin term for "glue". While that doesn't sound very appetizing, it does describe the function of gluten in foods quite well. This protein is found naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and other common grains. Gluten really does act like a glue that helps hold foods together and gives pastries and other bread items their beloved soft, elastic texture.


What Does it Mean to Have Celiac Disease? 
Celiac Disease is a seriou…