There's Still Time for Sushi & Swimming!

Autumn officially "falls" upon us this weekend, but there's still time for you to enjoy the heated pool at our waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, as well as the amazing food from our Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool. The sushi and the pool are both seasonal, but we're not ready to put them away for the season just yet! 

Bring Your Swimsuit
This week the weather has been absolutely perfect for hanging out in the best waterfront pool at the Lake of the Ozarks. We plan to keep the pool open as long as the great weather holds out, at least until the end of September. The pool is heated and a comfortable 83°, so even if there's a slight chill in the air, the water is still enjoyable. Be sure to keep your swimsuits handy when you head back to Backwater Jack's just in case you feel like taking a dip!

Of course, you don't need a suit to sit in a lounge chair by the pool and simply soak up the relaxing ambiance it creates. The other si…

AUTOPALOOZA is Coming Back to Backwater Jack's!

Back by popular demand, it's time for AUTOPALOOZA 2018 at Backwater Jack's in Osage Beach! Polish up your classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles and get ready to show them off at our 2nd annual car & bike show at the Lake of the Ozarks on Sunday, September 30. Even if you don't have a classic vehicle of your own to show off, come on out and enjoy the show! 

You can register your vehicle for the awesome car & bike show in the parking lot of our waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks between 11 am-1 pm. The entry fee is $20. The show will go on all afternoon, with awards being given away at 3 pm. Award classes this year include: 

CustomClassic2000 & UpTruckCustom Bikes...and More!In addition to having the opportunity to view some extremely impressive cars, trucks, and motorcycles, there will be fun giveaways happening throughout the day. We'll also have the amazing Kirk Brown Blues Band on stage that day, so bring your dancing …

Join Us For Tons of Fun During the Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest 2018

The Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest 2018 will be hitting town September 12-16 this year. If you're looking for a great time, you've simply gotta "ride" back to Backwater Jack's! There will be lots of fun things happening all over the lake area, but quite a few of them will take place right here at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant

Incredible Live Music The best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks can always be found on stage at Backwater Jack's! Stay tuned to our Facebook page for occasional last-minute additions to the lineup, but here are the bands we already have booked for Bikefest Week.  Thursday, 9/13:MisLeddFriday, 9/14:TBDSaturday, 9/15:ChristianaSunday, 9/16Steven Woolley
Delicious Daily Specials
The taste of everything on our menu is special already, but specific days of the week, certain items are made even more so with the special prices we offer. Since Bikefest takes place Wednesday-Sunday, it will cross over with some of our aweso…

Backwater Jack's - Your Labor Day Weekend Headquarters at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Labor Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks is a 3-day weekend jam-packed full of fun and excitement! (More if you can manage to start your vacation early on Raw Deal Thursday at our waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks!) There are lots of things going on all around the lake, but if you're wanting to truly enjoy yourself, here are 5 reasons that Backwater Jack's is the only place to be.  

Zero Ducks Given Pool Party
We have the best lakeside pool at the Lake of the Ozarks and we throw the most amazing pool parties in it! On holiday weekends, it gets even better with our infamous Zero Ducks Given Pool Parties. On Saturday, September 1 from 11 am-7pm we'll be sectioning off the pool area for this unbelievable 21+ celebration. 

There's a $10 cover charge to get into the pool area, but you're not going to want to have to watch this exciting event from outside the fence! The pool will be party central all day long. We've got 3 incredible DJs lined …

Sign Up For the Boating For C.O.P.S. Event This Labor Day Weekend

We are very proud to be one of the Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurants participating in this year's Boating for C.O.P.S. 2018 event on Friday, August 31. As a matter of fact, Backwater Jack's is both the beginning and the ending point for this boating event, so we'll be seeing you twice in one day!

What is C.O.P.S.
This title stands for Concerns of Police Survivors. It is a non-profit organization that helps the surviving family members of police officers that have died in the line of duty. They provide resources that assist in rebuilding the lives of these families and affected co-workers. This program strives to help survivors find a new normal in their lives while honoring the memory of their loved ones.

Boating For C.O.P.S.
This will be the third year for this wonderful annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks. It's a non-profit donation fun run where all proceeds collected will go directly to the Missouri C.O.P.S. organization.

As we mentioned earlier,…

Awesome Appetizers That Will Satisfy Your Hunger Deliciously

Sometimes you're kind of hungry, but maybe not for an entire meal. That happens a lot when you've been hanging out at our waterfront pool at the Lake of the Ozarks. You've worked up an appetite but it's not quite time to eat yet. Something delicious from Backwater Jack's appetizer menu is just the thing to satisfy your hunger! 

Backwater Jack's Appetizers
The appetizer menu at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant is filled with traditional favorites, succulent seafood, the biggest Crab Rangoon in the lake area, and so much more! Even if you are ready for lunch or dinner, it's going to be hard to resist enjoying one of these first. 

A dozen jumbo chicken wings fried to a golden brown and then tossed in your choice of our homemade sauces: Original Hot, Sweet Honey Jerk, or Half & Half.

West Key's Boiled Shrimp
Succulent shrimp boiled in Cajun spices, chilled and served with fresh-cut lemon and cocktail sauce.

Backwater's Buffalo S…

You'll Never Get Bored at Backwater Jack's!

Anyone that makes their way to the lake area is most likely looking for some fun. After all, it's an incredible vacation destination. We do everything in our power to make sure that visitors to our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant enjoy a memorable time they can brag about to their friends and remember fondly for years to come. Take a look at some of the amazing things you'll find at Backwater Jack's to keep you from ever getting bored while you're here.  

That Awesome Pool
Folks have been getting themselves back to Backwater Jack's for years, but the addition of our fantastic lakeside pool and swim-up bar seems to give them all an extra reason to stick around a lot longer! There are lounge chairs and tables both in and out of the water, sunny spots, shady spots, and it's conveniently located next to our big outdoor stage. 

We have hosted quite a few unbelievable pool parties and there are a lot more on the way! Our SWIMDUSTRY pool parties at 10 …