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Celebrate National Lobster in Style Day at JB Hook's

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This Saturday, June 15, 2019, is National Lobster Day. Here at JB Hook's, we know a few things about lobster including the most delicious ways to prepare and serve it! Our chef is an expert at creating the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks and our lobster dishes are some of the most popular on the menu.


Lobster at JB Hook's 
There are quite a few different ways to get your lobster cravings satisfied at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant. Here's a quick peek at a few of them.

Australian Lobster Tail
One pound of North Australian lobster tail.

Steak & Australian Lobster
One pound of North Australian lobster tail served with a 6-oz filet mignon. 
Hook's Stuffed Lobster Tail
Our signature 1-pound AustralianlLobster tail stuffed with Alaskan King Crab, fresh herbs, and panko breadcrumbs. It is oven-broiled and served with pan-seared day boat sea scallops and Gulf shrimp in a classic scampi sauce.
Lobster Pasta Slipper lobster tails sauteed with Crimini mushrooms…

JB Hook's - A Lake of the Ozarks Favorite for the Entire Family!

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School's out for summer and if you have school-age children, that means you're always on the lookout for something fun to keep them entertained during the break. Dining out is a great way to break up the monotony of your daily routine. Even though JB Hook's can be classified as a fine dining restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, that doesn't mean we're stuffy and adults-only! JB Hook's is a wonderful place to bring the entire family for lunch or dinner. 


Our Kids' Menu
We've got a terrific kids menu for the younger family members in your dining group which allows the adults to enjoy a delicious meal that doesn't involve fast food. The terrific choices we offer for children ages 12 and under just may turn them into mini-foodies! 
These are kid-approved dishes with our own JB Hook's gourmet touch. Each entree is served with a choice of a side and a bowl of fruit.     
Chicken Strips Breast of chicken, breaded and deep-fried. 
Fish Sticks Hand-battered wh…

Little Seafood with BIG Flavor - All About Shrimp

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When you're craving the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks, JB Hook's should be the very first thought that comes to mind. Our talented chefs know exactly how to take the freshest seafood and turn it into a gourmet experience you won't soon forget.

One very popular seafood item at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant is shrimp. It can be enjoyed as an appetizer, as a main dish, and even as an addition to some of our other steak and seafood menu items!


Fun Facts About Shrimp
You already know that shrimp at JB Hook's is delicious, but the rest of these intriguing facts may be news to you. They are very interesting creatures.
Shrimp are found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. There are over 2,000 different species of this water-dwelling creature.Americans are big shrimp fans. We eat about 1 billion pounds of them every year!Selenium is found in shrimp. That's an antioxidant mineral that has been found to fight the growth of cancer-causin…

Discover Our Extensive Wine List for National Wine Day

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National Wine Day falls on May 25, 2019. It's a wonderful time to learn more about this delicious beverage and maybe even look for a few new ones to try. JB Hook's offers an extensive wine selection from behind the bar at our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant. We would be happy to help you to explore the many possibilities.


House Recipe Sangria
We highly suggest trying our very own house recipe Sangria when you dine at JB Hook's. It's a very popular favorite among our repeat guests. This carefully cultivated, magnificent blend is available as a White Peach Sangria and a Red Sangria, and it's also a part of our extended Happy Hour drink specials in the bar area.


You will also find a wide variety of wines both by the glass and by the bottle. For anyone new to drinking wine, we've included some basic descriptions of the different types you can enjoy. The descriptions are very general because depending on what region a particular type of wine comes from, the…

Fun Times at JB Hooks for Memorial Day Weekend!

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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching which means the official kickoff to vacation season and summer is almost here! Our Lake of the Ozarks fine dining restaurant is excited for the holiday weekend so we can see some familiar faces and some new ones too! If you're planning to visit, we hope that you will stop by and have an exquisite meal with us. Read on to find out what to expect during your visit.


The Best Dining at the Lake  Our menu features delicious steak and the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks, and when combined with our 14-mile panoramic view of the water, it makes for an unforgettable dining experience. 
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 mouthwatering foods to choose from, plus daily specials …

It's National Salad Month & Ours Are Filling, Healthy, & Delicious!

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In honor of National Salad Month (which happens to fall in May, which happens to be right now) today's blog takes a closer look at some great reasons to order a salad for lunch or dinner. After that, you'll get a look at the many different kinds of salads you can order at JB Hook's. We're not just talking about a side salad to enjoy before your main meal at our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant but dishes that are hearty and delicious enough to enjoy as a main dish.


Good For You & Delicious
Vegetables do a body good and that's generally what the majority of ingredients in salads consist of. Of course, here at our fine dining restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, not only do we add fresh vegetables but an exquisite variety of delicious cheeses, meats, and more! Here are a few of the many health benefits you will enjoy when you dine on a salad for lunch or dinner.
Part of a Balanced Diet
It's a great way to work in your daily serving (or more) of vegetables for a we…

Delicious Drinks to Pair With the Many Events Happening This Weekend

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Not only is it a busy weekend here in the lake area with the Magic Dragon Car Show happening up the street from JB Hook's and the Spring Harbor Hop cruising back and forth below us on the water, but there's also more! Saturday, May 4, the Kentucky Derby will be broadcast on our TVs in the piano bar and on Sunday, May 5, according to the calendar, it's Cinco de Mayo. (Margaritas anyone?) In today's blog, our Lake of the Ozarks bar has a few drink ideas that pair perfectly with all of these events and celebrations.


The Kentucky Derby
This year will mark the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. Fine thoroughbreds will compete for the crown and everyone watching will be donning their finest and sipping classic Southern cocktails. Kentucky bourbon seems like the perfect drink to enjoy while watching the race and JB Hook's has a couple of signature bourbon cocktails that you're going to love.

Kentucky Bourbon Smash
Four Roses Bourbon, fresh sour, and a splash of club s…