Lunch at JB Hook's Part 1 - Our Salads, Soups, and Appetizers

You don't have to wait until dinnertime to enjoy an amazing meal at JB Hook's. We also serve the best lunch menu at the Lake of the Ozarks 7 days a week from 11 am - 4 pm in the Sunset Room, the bar area, and during warm weather, on our outdoor patio. 

You'll find an extensive selection of a wonderful variety of dishes on our regular lunch menu, plus we offer a lunch special daily. As a matter of fact, there is so much to choose from when you come in for lunch at JB Hook's, we've divided it between 2 blogs! Next week will feature our entrees and the Shrimp and Oyster Bar. Today is all about our incredible soups, salads, and appetizers.   


All of our soups and lunch salads are served with Lavosh crackers and smoked tomato fresh basil cream cheese. The salad add-ons listed below can be added to any of our salads, and all soups are available in either a cup or a bowl. 

BLT Wedge Salad
2 quarter heads of lettuce topped with bleu cheese dressing, bleu cheese crumbles, applewood smoked bacon, and tomatoes.

Greek Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed in balsamic vinaigrette and topped with tomato, red onion, kalamata olives, and feta cheese.

Gregory's Salad
Romaine and iceberg lettuce tossed with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, pepperoncinis, red pepper, red onion, provolone, parmesan cheese, and house dressing, topped with croutons.

Gregory's Cobb Salad

Romaine and iceburg lettuce, tomato, avocado, bacon bits, hard boiled egg, and bleu cheese crumbles with our house dressing and diced grilled chicken.

Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed with traditional Caesar dressing and topped with shaved parmesan cheese and croutons.

Mayfair Salad
A succulent blend of vegetables and anchovies in creamy dressing served with romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, and croutons.

Salad Add-ons:

  • Chicken
  • Shrimp
  • Steak Bites
  • Grouper
  • Salmon
  • Mahi- Mahi
  • Ahi Tuna

Soup of the Day
Our chef creates a featured soup each day. Your server can tell you what that particular day's choice is.

French Onion
Caramelized onions in a housemade beef stock with bay leaves and a touch of sherry, topped with croutons and melted Swiss cheese.

Salmon Bisque
Tender bits of salmon and red onion pureed in a rich and creamy soup with a splash of Anisette.

Hook's Combo
Enjoy one of Hooks delicious salads, a cup of homemade soup, or a half size Pecan Pineapple Chicken Salad Sandwhich


The items on our lunch appetizer menu make a delicious beginning to any meal, and they are even excellent to dine on as your main dish. 

Hook's Famous Crunchy Fingers
Delicate, flaky, sustainable Pacific white fish rolled in frosted flakes, fried to a golden brown, and drizzled with honey. They are served with raspberry chipotle sauce.

Bam Bam Shrimp
Lightly battered shrimp served with a sweet and spicy chipotle sauce.

Cajun Style Calamari
Lightly dusted in flour and Cajun spices, flash fried, and served with a side of cocktail sauce.

Captain John's Crab Cakes
2 succulent lump crab cakes pan-fried and served with raspberry chipotle sauce.

Hook's Coconut Shrimp
4 large shrimp encrusted in coconut and deep fried golden brown, then served with Jezebel sauce.

Mesquite Smoked Wings
Smoked in house and served with a choice of sauces. These can be ordered by the dozen or half-dozen.

Stuffed Mushrooms
Large mushroom caps stuffed with spinach, lump crab, and herb cream cheese, baked to a golden brown.

Traditional Steak Bites
Filet mignon tips with red onions and peppers, marinated and grilled.

Smoked Trout
Rainbow trout, brined and mesquite smoked in house, served with dill caper sauce.

Crab Rangoon
Stuffed with crabmeat and seasoned cream cheese.

These menu items from our Lake of the Ozarks steak & seafood restaurant are just the beginning of your lunch choices! Next week's blog will continue this look at our lunch menu by featuring the midday entrees from JB Hook's, as well as our incredible Shrimp and Oyster Bar. If you can't wait until then, come on in and see the full menu in person! The kitchen opens at 11 am daily.  

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2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd.
Lake Ozark, MO 65049
(573) 365-3255 


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