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A Countdown of the MANY Different Ways to Enjoy Backwater Jack's

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We looked around and started counting the many different things to do, see, eat, and drink at Backwater Jack's in Osage Beach and... well... we had to stop or we'd still be counting! In addition to the fantastic food and drinks that our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant is known for, the experience and gorgeous lake view make your visit even better. 


Here's a look at some of the many, many reasons why people keep coming back to Backwater Jack's. 

Lots of Seating, Inside & Out
Okay, we didn't count every single seat. It's busy around here this time of year! Just know that there is plenty of seating to satisfy groups of all sizes. Inside the main restaurant, you can get out of the heat yet still enjoy our fantastic lake view through the big, scenic windows. There's also a great deck surrounding that area for seating as well. 

Toward the pool, we've got lots of covered tables and chairs set up for those of you that prefer to dine outdoors.…

Our Awesome Appetizers - the Mini-Meal Before the Meal!

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Appetizers are meant to be a small something to eat to tide you over until the main meal arrives. At our waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, the majority of our appetizers are hearty enough to be a meal all on their own! That is unless you're with a big group of people at Backwater Jack's that are all sharing the app. (But in that case, surely you'll be ordering more than just one!)


Regardless of whether you're sharing plates from our appetizer menu or keeping the entire dish all to yourself, ordering an app is a great way to start your dining experience. Around here, you'll find two different appetizer menus to choose from. One at the main restaurant and another down by the pool at the Sushi & Asian Grill. 

Here's a quick peek at both of those. (Settle in, because these lists are long!)  

-Backwater Jack's Apps-

Jack's Quesadilla
A large flour tortilla shell stuffed with black olives, tomatoes, red and green onions, and shredded c…

The Awesome Live Music of August at Backwater Jack's

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When people "get back to Backwater Jack's" it's for the amazing menu items (at both the main restaurant and the Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool), the fantastically refreshing drinks made at our 4 different bars (including a swim-up bar), and that incredible lakeside pool that hosts all the best pool parties... but that's not all! (Although that's A LOT already.) Beyond all of that great stuff, Backwater Jack's also hosts the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks!


August's Live Music
Nearly every night of the week around here, our outdoor stage is filled with the beautiful music of some of the best bands and DJs you'll ever have the pleasure of hearing. This August at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant we've got a spectacular lineup of amazing entertainment coming your way. Better make plans now to spend quite a bit of time here over the next few weeks! 


Saturday, August 1
The Zeros Sunday, August 2
Whiskey Trio Monday…

The Most Delicious Dinner Menu at the Lake of the Ozarks

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"What's for dinner?" is most likely a question you hear, or one that you ask, daily. Take the worry and frustration out of making sure everyone's fed by jumping in the car and getting back to Backwater Jack's! When you dine at the best waterfront restaurant & bar at the Lake of the Ozarks, you don't have to worry about shopping for groceries, cooking, and then cleaning up when you're done. As an added bonus, you know that whatever you order is going to taste amazing!  


Delicious Entrees
In addition to amazing appetizers, seafood, salads, sandwiches, and burgers, you'll find a wonderful variety of taste-tempting entrees on our main restaurant's menu. (This is in addition to the fantastic menu found at our Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool, too.) 

Here's a closer look at the dinner menu at Backwater Jack's. Each of these dishes is served with a salad and one side dish of your choice. 


Grilled Pork Loin
A 14-oz. pork loin smoked, grille…

Drinks By the Pool... Yes Please!

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Just imagine this: you're on vacation (or possibly playing hooky from work), it's a hot summer day, and you're lounging poolside with an ice-cold, refreshing drink in hand... Ahhhhhhhhhh! Can you picture it? Now, stop imagining that and get yourself back to Backwater Jack's to live it! 



Not only does our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant mix up the best cocktails at our 4 (yes, we said 4!) bars onsite, but two of those bars are positioned poolside! There's the big bar inside the main restaurant, our original tiki bar overlooking the lake, the lakeside and poolside tiki bar next to the Sushi & Asian Grill, and our swim-up bar that can be reached from both in and out of the water. 



So, we've established that there are plenty of places to grab a drink at Backwater Jack's. Now, here are a few suggestions of what you might enjoy sipping on the next time you treat yourself to a day at the best lakeside pool at the Lake of the Ozarks

Frozen Fav…

Get Ready for the Best Burgers & Sandwiches at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Backwater Jack's in Osage Beach proudly offers an eclectic blend of foods that creatively combine the styles, ingredients, and cultures of South Florida and the Caribbean with traditional favorites of the Midwest. We also offer an impressive array of dishes from our Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool too.

With a wide variety of meals to choose from, there's truly something for everyone at our waterfront restaurant & bar at the Lake of the Ozarks. You'll find amazing appetizers, incredible entrees, savory seafood, and the feature of today's blog, out-of-this-world sandwiches and burgers! 


The next time you're in the mood for a fantastic lake view, an irresistible cocktail, and something that tastes great between a couple of slices of bread, get yourself back to Backwater Jack's for one of the mouthwatering items below. 

Classic Club Sandwich
A toasted triple decker filled with turkey, peppered bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, and American cheese on wheat brea…