Friday, December 27, 2013

Get Geared Up for another Summer at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Mark Your Calendars...the 2014 Missouri Boat Shows are Almost Here

As we wrap up 2013 and jump into the new year, be sure to add some Missouri Boat Shows to your 2014 agenda!  Attending boat shows is a great way to see what new products are out there. You can compare the latest models and get your questions answered all in one place.  Be sure to add these dates to your calendars now:


At the boat shows, not only will you find boats, but tons of other boat-related products.  Whether your planning to buy a boat, or just going to see what all the hype is about,  boat shows have something for everyone.  So check out these shows, get your gear and meet us at the Lake of the Ozarks for a fun-filled summer!   

We look forward to seeing you in 2014 at the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Thursdays-Sundays!!!


Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 




An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tis the Seson....Come to the Lake & Be Merry!

Are you looking for some great HOLIDAY FUN?  Lake of the Ozarks has some amazing events for everyone.  It may not be the prime time to be on the water, our land loving friends have a lot to choose from!!  

Here are just a few of the things happening in the next couple of weeks.
  • Christmas for Kids is the party to beat all parties at the Lake!  Sunday, December 8th at Country Club Hotel & Spa is the date so don't miss it! Reservations aren't necessary.  It's $20 and an unwrapped toy at the door.  Then dance the night away and shop the massive silent auction! Have a great time while helping kids in the Lake area that would otherwise not have gifts under the tree.
  • Christmas on Main Street is in full swing at Main Street Music Hall. Shows are Tuesday through Saturday nightly at 7pm and Sunday matinees at 3pm. This festive show is sure to get you in the mood for all of the upcoming holiday festivities!! 
  • The 29th Annual Lake Ozark Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 14th at 1pm.  Line up is on MM and then the processional will go down Bagnell Dam Boulevard onto the Strip.  Santa & Mrs. Clause of course will be escorted in their custom sleigh along the course to the White House. There Santa's helpers will have stockings for the kiddos and you are welcome to take pictures of your little one on Santa's lap!
These are just a few of the things happening at the Lake in the coming weeks.  Come on down and join in all the fun!  It is sure to put you in the Christmas Spirit!

We look forward to seeing you in 2014 at the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!   We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Thursdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Summer Winds Down at Backwater Jacks

We cannot believe we are more than half way through October!!  This summer has been a great one, but it is almost time for Backwater Jacks to wind down for the season. 

We are still open Thursday - Sunday for a few more weeks to give everyone the chance to "Get Back to Backwater Jacks!"  We want to thank all of our friends that have come by to see us this summer with our annual Customer Appreciation Party on October 27th!  We will have lots of great specials on all your favorite foods and drinks.  Be sure to come by one more time to enjoy the BEST Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!   We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Thursdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Get Back to Backwater Jacks for your Harbor Hop Poker Hand!!

Coming up this weekend is the Lake of the Ozarks 2013 Fall Harbor Hop - Backwater Jacks will be one of the checkpoints for the "end of boating season" celebration!!  Stop by for for some mouthwatering entrees and draw you card at the 17.5 MM!!

You say you haven't been to a 'hop' before?  If you like to gamble and have fun with your friends make this one your first!  You will love this event!!  Players will stop at different participating Lake of the Ozarks Waterfront restaurants and marinas to draw playing cards.  The object is to build a winning poker hand that is awarded with different prizes.

Players donate $15 per seven card hand and the fun starts as they hop around the Lake to draw their hand at any of the 30+ participating restaurants and marinas around the Lake.

Here is a list of the Prize Allocations from the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitors Bureau website:

1st Place - 10%
2nd Place - 9%
3rd Place - 8%
4th Place - 7% each
5th – 10th Place - 5% each
4 Worst Hands - 4% each
Random Drawing for 10 Hands - 2% each

For more information about the Harbor Hop, call 800-FUN-LAKE (386-5253) or visit www.funlake.com/harborhop/.

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!   We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Thursdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Backwater Jack's Daily Specials will Bring you Back!!

Every day is special at Backwater Jack's because we have something happening EVERY DAY of the week!  Check out Backwater Jack's Daily Specials...

Crabby o'l Mondays - start your week off right with our 1 LB Delicious Snow Crab plus a Pain in the A** or Run Runner!!

Tequila Tuesdays - Bring a friend and enjoy 2-fer Cuervo shots and house margaritas!! 


Wine-O Wednesdays - get over the "hump" with $5 off any bottle of wine and $1 off a glass of house wine.

Raw Deal Thursdays - get moving toward the weekend with Oysters, Shrimp and $1 off of canned beer.

Celebrate the weekend with Bomb Buckets on Friday and Saturday and finish it off with Bloody MaryRed Stripe & Mimosas on Sundays!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!   We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Thursdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!
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Monday, September 23, 2013

Great Entertainment can Only be found at Backwater Jack's!

Backwater Jack's  is still delivering GREAT Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks!! We bring your the best National, Regional & Local Bands and this weekend we will have live music on Friday and Saturday night starting at 6pm.  Check out the schedule!

Fri Sept 27... Kirk Brown Blues Band
Sat Sept 28... 200 Proof

Backwater Jacks Weekend Specials:
  • RAW DEAL THURSDAYS - Oysters and Wings and Shrimp...OH MY!  $1 OFF canned beer to wash 'er down.
  • Friday and Saturday - Drop it like it's HOT ALL WEEKEND Long!!  BOMB BUCKETS and LIVE MUSIC Need we say more?
  • REGGAE SUNDAY - Bad like yaz ... Bloody Marys, Red Stripe, and Mimosas.  Bombs ALL DAY mon!
Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Backwater Jacks has the BEST Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks!!

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's this weekend for some GREAT Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks!!   We always have the best National, Regional & Local Bands playing live Thursday - Saturday!  This weekend we have brought in some of your favorites...check out the schedule!

Thurs Sept 19... Johnny G & the Allstars
Fri Sept 20... Squigglefish
Sat Sept 21...Moon Dogs

Backwater Jacks Weekend Specials:
  • RAW DEAL THURSDAYS - Oysters and Wings and Shrimp...OH MY!  $1 OFF canned beer to wash 'er down.
  • Friday and Saturday - Drop it like it's HOT ALL WEEKEND Long!!  BOMB BUCKETS and LIVE MUSIC Need we say more?
  • REGGAE SUNDAY - Bad like yaz ... Bloody Marys, Red Stripe, and Mimosas.  Bombs ALL DAY mon!
Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Backwater Jacks Is Where ALL the Bikers will be for Lake Bikefest!!

Backwater Jack's is ready for the 2013 Lake Bikefest and is an Official Passport stop for the event.  We have a great weekend planned and bikers and non-bikers are welcome to stop by for some great music, great food and ice cold drinks!!   


Thurs Sept 12... Sweet Trouble 
Fri Sept 13... The Surge 
Sat Sept 14... South 5 Band 

And our Daily Specials for Bikefest....
  • RAW DEAL THURSDAYS - Oysters and Wings and Shrimp...OH MY!  $1 OFF canned beer to wash 'er down.
  • Friday and Saturday - Drop it like it's HOT ALL WEEKEND Long!!  BOMB BUCKETS and LIVE MUSIC Need we say more?
  • REGGAE SUNDAY - Bad like yaz ... Bloody Marys, Red Stripe, and Mimosas.  Bombs ALL DAY mon!
Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Monday, September 2, 2013

Backwater Jacks Live Music Schedule for September

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's for the BEST Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks!!  Backwater Jacks brings in great National, Regional & Local Bands for live music Wednesday - Sunday!  

Check out our September Schedule and get back to Backwater Jack's soon!!

Sun Sept 1... Queens Blvd
Mon Sept 2... Kirk Brown Blues Band
Wed Sept 4... Donny Larsen
Thurs Sept 5... Baub Eis Band
Fri Sept 6... Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Sat Sept 7... MisLedd
Sun Sept 8... AZ-1
Mon Sept 9... TBD
Wed Sept 11... Short & Sweet
Thurs Sept 12... Sweet Trouble 
Fri Sept 13... The Surge
Sat Sept 14... South 5 Band
Sun Sept 15... TBD
Thurs Sept 19... Johnny G & the Allstars
Fri Sept 20... Squigglefish
Sat Sept 21... Moon Dogs
Thurs Sept 26... TBD
Fri Sept 27... Kirk Brown Blues Band
Sat Sept 28... 200 Proo

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!


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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's for Labor Day Weekend!!

Have you made your plans to bet back to Backwater Jack's for Labor Day Weekend?  We have a big weekend planned with live music, great food and  rum runners flowin!

Check out the Backwater Jack's Live Music Schedule
  • Thurs Aug 29 - South 5 Band
  • Fri Aug 30 - The Surge
  • Sat Aug 31 - Kirk Brown Blues Band(12:30 P)
  • Sat Aug 31 - Queens Bloulevard (6p-10P)
  • Sun Sept 1 -  Queens Blvd
  • Mon Sept 2 - Kirk Brown Blues Band
Enjoy these Daily Specials...

  • Wine-O Wednesdays - get over the "hump" with $5 off any bottle of wine and $1 off a glass of house wine.
  • Raw Deal Thursdays - get moving toward the weekend with Oysters, Shrimp and $1 off of canned beer.
  • Celebrate the weekend with Bomb Buckets on Friday and Saturday and finish it off with Bloody Mary, Red Stripe & Mimosas on Sundays!
Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!


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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Backwater Jack's offer Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair!!

Backwater Jack's is the BEST Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks and offers Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair!!!  Here are a few of the items that you can choose from when you get back to Backwater Jack's!!

Appetizers, Salads & Soups
Jack's Seafood Nachos 
Jack's Red Beans & Rice - Wings
Chicken Strips - Quesidillas - Onion Rings
Stuffed Mushrooms - Jalepeno Poppers
Crab Rangoon - Buffalo Shrimp - Oysters on 1/2 Shell
Boiled Spicy Shrimp - Backwater Cobb Salad
Jack's Island Seafood Salad


Chicken, Fish, Steaks & Pastas
Served with salad, choice of side dish & bread.
Jamaican Lime Grilled Chicken Breast
14 oz Ribeye - Jack's Grilled Pork Loin
Garlic Chicken Pasta - Cajun Jambalaya
Cajun Seafood Pasta - Grouper

The Sandwich Counter
Served with your choice of one side dish.
Bacon Cheese Chicken Grill 
Jack's Buffalo Chicken - The Jack Burger
Fried Grouper - Pork Tenderloin - Ribeye Steak
The Classic Club - B.L. T - Cuban

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Monday, August 12, 2013

The Surge is Back at Backwater Jacks this Weekend!!!

Looking for some GREAT Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks?  Backwater Jacks is the place to be - you will hear some of the best National, Regional & Local Bands playing live Wednesday - Sunday!  This weekend we have brought in some of your favorites...check out the schedule!



Wed Aug 14... Donny Larsen
Thurs Aug 15... Squigglefish
Fri Aug 16... The Surge 
Sat Aug 17... The Surge
Sun Aug 18... AZ-1

Backwater Jacks Weekend Specials:
  • RAW DEAL THURSDAYS - Oysters and Wings and Shrimp...OH MY!  $1 OFF canned beer to wash 'er down.
  • Friday and Saturday - Drop it like it's HOT ALL WEEKEND Long!!  BOMB BUCKETS and LIVE MUSIC Need we say more?
  • REGGAE SUNDAY - Bad like yaz ... Bloody Marys, Red Stripe, and Mimosas.  Bombs ALL DAY mon!
Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Best Live Music is Always a Backwater Jacks!!

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's this weekend for some GREAT Live Music at Lake of the Ozarks!!   We always have the best National, Regional & Local Bands playing live Wednesday - Sunday!  This weekend we have brought in some of your favorites...check out the schedule!


Wed Aug 7... C&B Radio
Thurs Aug 8... Johnny G & the Allstars
Fri Aug 9... Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Sat Aug 10... South 5 Band
Sun Aug 11... Moon Dogs

Backwater Jacks Weekend Specials:
  • RAW DEAL THURSDAYS - Oysters and Wings and Shrimp...OH MY!  $1 OFF canned beer to wash 'er down.
  • Friday and Saturday - Drop it like it's HOT ALL WEEKEND Long!!  BOMB BUCKETS and LIVE MUSIC Need we say more?
  • REGGAE SUNDAY - Bad like yaz ... Bloody Marys, Red Stripe, and Mimosas.  Bombs ALL DAY mon!
Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Backwater Jack's will Heat Up the Stage in August

Backwater Jack's has the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks!  The month of August we are heating up the stage with some great bands like The Surge, Squigglefish, Phat Mike & Bartendars, South 5 Band and so many more!!  Check out the Backwater Jacks Live Music schedule and mark your calendars to get back to Backwater Jacks soon!!

AUGUST 2013 LIVE BANDS

Thurs Aug 1... MisLedd
Fri Aug 2... The Surge
Sat Aug 3.... Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Sun aug 4... AZ-1
Mon Aug 5...Boom Chucks
Wed Aug 7... C&B Radio
Thurs Aug 8... Johnny G & the Allstars
Fri Aug 9... Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Sat Aug 10... South 5 Band
Sun Aug 11... Moon Dogs
Mon Aug 12.... Boom Chucks
Wed Aug 14... Donny Larsen
Thurs Aug 15... Squigglefish
Fri Aug 16... The Surge 
Sat Aug 17... The Surge
Sun Aug 18... AZ-1
Mon Aug 19... Boom Chucks
Wed Aug 21... 2 Johnnies on the Spot
Thurs Aug 22... Sweet Trouble
Fri Aug 23... Griffin & the Gargoyles
Sat Aug 24... Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Sun Aug 25... AZ-1
Mon Aug 26... Boom Chucks
Wed Aug 28... C&B Radio
Thurs Aug 29... South 5 Band
Fri Aug 30.. The Surge
Sat Aug 31...Kirk Brown Blues Band(12:30 P)
                   Queens Bloulevard (6p-10P)

Come try our Coastal Cuisine with a Midwestern Flair at the Lake of the Ozarks!!  DINE IN OR PICK UP! 573-348-6639

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks!  Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites!  We also have the BEST live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesdays - Sundays!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.
Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!

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