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National Seafood Month Continued!

JB Hook's has the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks! We are the perfect place to celebrate National Seafood Month in style. Read on to check out the delicious seafood items on our dinner menu and learn fun trivia about seafood. We can't wait for you to try the legendary seafood at JB Hook's tonight - come celebrate with us!

Seafood for DinnerOcean and Freshwater Fish The Manhattan Pan-seared pangasius filet topped with sundried tomatoes, red onion, and fresh basil in a sweet vermouth cream sauce.

Tilapia Grand Mariner Pan-seared tilapia filet topped with two gulf shrimp and finished with grand mariner reduction.

Northern Walleye Encrusted in Dijon mustard and bread crumbs, served with drawn butter.

Peppered Mahi Pepper-encrusted Mahi filet topped with caramelized red onion and bacon then finished with hollandaise

Grouper Supreme Sauteed in white wine, lemon butter, and garlic, finished with hollandaise sauce and two Gulf shrimp.

Fresh Catch Du Jour Chef's Selectio…

Celebrate National Seafood Month at JB Hook's!

October is National Seafood month! With the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks, JB Hook's is excited to share some of our favorite seafood selections from our Appetizer and Lunch menus to help you celebrate the occasion. Read on to find out more! Fair warning... By the time you're done reading, you may want to drive to JB Hook's right away.

Appetizers Smoked Salmon BaguettesThinly sliced cold-smoked salmon on toasted baguettes. Served with dill caper cream sauce and finished with balsamic reduction. 
Ahi Tuna Tacos Fresh tuna spiced and served in a wonton shell with avocado salsa, Tai chili sauce, and wasabi sour cream.

Crab Rangoons
Wonton envelopes stuffed with crabmeat and cream cheese.

Bam Bam Wrap
Cajun-dusted shrimp, wrapped in a flour tortilla with lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayonnaise.

Seafood Salad Sliders
Tender bits of crab and shrimp tossed in creamy dressing. Served on a toasted ciabatta with lettuce and tomato.

Hook's Famous Crunchy Fingers Delicate…

The Musical Talent at JB Hook's

JB Hook's is the best fine dining restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for many reasons. Delicious food, happy hour seven days a week, breathtaking views, and one of our favorites... incredible live music. The talented musicians performing at JB Hook's add the perfect ambiance to our fine dining experience. Read on to learn more about some of our favorite musicians and come by this week to enjoy their musical talent for yourself.

Joe Farrell and Steve Smith
Joe & Steve are regulars at JB Hook's and we love to hear them perform. Known as "Joe Farrell and the Continentals", Joe & Steve are talented performers of R&B, Motown, and various crowd favorites. Their duo plays all over Central Missouri, and we are glad they love being with us at the Lake of the Ozarks. Joe is a vocalist, and Steve plays the guitar.

While they commonly play as a duo, Joe also sings solo music on occasion. He can be found on our live music calendar as "Joe Farrell"


What You May Not Know About Lobster!

JB Hook's Lobster is a delicious, legendary meal! One look at a plate of succulent lobster tail, and we know your mouth will be watering. We do have the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks after all!
But how much do you really know about our crustacean friends? Read on to learn all about the lobster's interesting history and some delicious facts.

History of the Lobster
Lobster was not always the crave-inducing dish that it is today. In fact, lobsters didn't gain popularity until the 19th century. They used to be incredibly difficult to transport without spoiling before they reached their final destination.  For that reason, lobster was originally considered a food primarily eaten by those in poverty. In fact, many people preferred to never eat lobster - including prison inmates who used to be served lobster on a regular basis. How incredible is that! 
An advance in technology changed all of that with a new kind of ship that allowed lobsters to be kept alive in the hull …