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The Margarita Madness Pool Party is Coming to Backwater Jack's!

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Who's ready for another awesome pool party at Backwater Jack's? Not only do we have the best lakeside pool at the Lake of the Ozarks, complete with an awesome swim-up bar, but we've gotten pretty skilled at throwing the most fantastic pool parties in and around it too!

Each Monday starting at 10 pm we host our SWIMDUSTRY pool parties along with Effen Vodka, where we celebrate another successful weekend of hard work by relaxing and letting loose. Every holiday weekend we bring you those amazing Zero Ducks Given Pool Parties. Next up, we're adding margaritas to the mix and throwing a magnificent Margarita Madness Pool Party!


Pool Party Details
Most likely just about any day of the week, if someone asks you if you'd like to have a few poolside margaritas, your answer is going to be YES!!! On Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 11 am-7 pm, we'll be sipping specialty margaritas by the pool (and in the pool) all day long. There is NO COVER to attend this event, but you do nee…

5 Reasons You Should Try the Sushi at Backwater Jack's

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Lots of people get themselves back to Backwater Jack's year after year for a taste of that delicious Coastal cuisine with a Midwestern flair that we're famous for. Lots of you don't yet realize that we now serve the best sushi at the Lake of the Ozarks out by the pool too! 



You don't find a lot of places that serve sushi in the lake are, and we're willing to bet you won't find anyone that serves sushi that tastes as incredible as ours. Just in case you haven't had the pleasure of trying Backwater Jack's Sushi & Asian Grill yet, here are five great reasons why you should. 

Take Your Taste Buds on a Trip
Seafood is a popular menu choice at the Lake of the Ozarks. When you go the non-traditional seafood route for our neck of the woods and order sushi, it's like letting your taste buds travel beyond our mid-Missouri borders. The dishes we serve are everything you would expect from a fine Japanese restaurant plus more!

The culinary artists of Jina Yoo…

National Pina Colada Day is Coming - Get Ready!

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It seems like there is a "holiday" on the calendar for just about every tiny little thing in the world. When it's an important one worth celebrating, we feel it's our duty to bring it to you guys. For example, the annual National Pina Colada Day is coming up on Tuesday, July 10, and the bar that makes the best frozen drinks at the Lake of the Ozarks think's that is a very important cause for celebration!


Backwater Jack's makes a mean Pina Colada, and they are so popular that sometimes it's hard for us to keep up with the demand, especially on those really hot days. (Good thing we have that awesome pool for you guys to cool off in while you wait your turn!) In honor of the Pina Colada holiday coming up, we present this wonderful song for you to enjoy while you read all about this amazing drink. 



The Pina Colada A Pina Colada is a sweet rum-based cocktail containing the delectable flavors of coconut and pineapple, most often frozen but it can be served over ic…

Pool Parties, Giveaways, & Live Music... Oh My!

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We're gearing up for another exciting month at Backwater Jack's! Not only can you enjoy the most delicious food & drinks while you're here, but July also is filled with all kinds of amazing live music and quite a few parties at the best lakeside pool at the Lake of the Ozarks. Beginning with a pre-Fourth of July Zero Ducks Given Pool Party to close out June, things just keep getting better from there!



Independence Day Zero Ducks Given
With the 4th of July falling on a Wednesday this year, we decided to start the celebration a few days early on Saturday, June 30, 2018! From 11 am-7 pm, we are hosting another exciting holiday weekend Zero Ducks Given Pool Party. A small $10 cover charge gains you access to this 21+ pool party. We'll have the best DJs playing all of your favorites throughout the entire event. The music doesn't stop at 7 pm though, because that's when the bands take over the stage! 

The Malibu and Budweiser teams will be on hand with a ton of priz…

These Customers LOVE Backwater Jack's and We Bet You Will Too!

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If you haven't had the chance to check out our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront restaurant yet, you're missing out on not only delicious food and drinks, but also amazing live music and the most awesome lakeside pool in town! We don't expect you to just take our word for it though. Here are some of the things that a few of our recent customers had to say about their personal experience here at Backwater Jack's. 


"My favorite place to eat, best blackened grouper I’ve had. Fun atmosphere and beautiful location when sunset comes. By water or by land great place."
-Rick Russell, Facebook review
"Terrific. Everything was delicious and service was fast. Crab Rangoon and snow crab were to die for! First visit since they remodeled, highly recommend."
-Go R, TripAdvisor review


"Loved it! The atmosphere was great, the food was excellent."
-Vanessa Blansett, Google review 

"Great place to hang out & listen to great music! Pool is fabulous." -Cheri…

BRAND NEW Vacation Rentals at Backwater Jack's at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Everyone's favorite place to hang out when they are in the lake area is at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant. If you happen to be coming from out of town, you're going to need a place to stay. Well, guess what... now you can stay at Backwater Jack's! Well, in our brand new "Cozy House" vacation rental, that is, but it's right next door. 


3 Rental Options
Our new vacation house rental at the Lake of the Ozarks is available to rent in 3 different ways. This allows us to accommodate both small and large groups. You don't have to rent more space than you need, but if you've got a lot of friends or family members joining you, everybody will most likely fit! There is even a sidewalk by the water that's only about a 100-foot walk to everything Backwater Jack's has to offer! 


The Cozy House
If you need space for up to 8 guests, you can rent either the upper or lower levels on their own. On the other hand, if you need room for more tha…

Join Us For Rosé All Day 6/16/18 and SWIMDUSTRY Parties Every Monday

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The amazing food, incredible drinks, and fantastic pool are all reasons to get yourself back to Backwater Jack's on a regular basis. We love adding even more to the experience at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant, so we throw in awesome events here and there when we get the chance. Today we've got two exiting ones to share with you. 


Rosé All Day
Saturday, June 16 
Get ready to drink pink at the Lake of the Ozarks! We're planning an incredible day by the pool sipping wine, listening to great music, and raising money for the Dogwood Animal Shelter while we have some fun. Our Rosé All Day event will be taking place from 11 am-7pm. This is a 21+ event, and a portion of the $10 entry fee will go to the local no-kill shelter, the Dogwood Animal Shelter

DJ Klow and DJ Styles will be spinning all kinds of amazing music all day long, You can order whatever you like from the bar, but Rosé is going to be the star for the day. There will be wine samplings for you t…