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Celebrate Independence Day at Backwater Jack's!

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The 4th of July is only FOUR DAYS AWAY! We don't know about you, but everyone at Backwater Jack's is excited for a weekend of the 5 F's:
Fun!Family!Friends!Food! and...FIREWORKS! Come out to Backwater Jack's at the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend, where you can take full advantage of everything the best waterfront restaurant at the Lake has to offer.

Great Food!Start your meal off right with any of our delicious appetizers, such as our jalapeno poppers, buffalo shrimp, seafood nachos, onion rings, or stuffed mushrooms! Then move on to any of our scrumptious sandwiches, like the pork tenderloin, classic club, or ribeye steak. If you're in the mood for something else, we also have several chicken, steak, pasta, and fish dinners to choose from!

Great Music!We're kicking off the celebrations early with Phat Mike & The Bartenders on Thursday! Then join us Friday and Saturday for great music from Big Rigs and Queens Blvd! Both of these top-notch bands will be play…

9 Things You Didn't Know about the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Most people in the Midwest have heard about the Lake of the Ozarks, and many know of it as a popular place to spend your summer vacation. The Lake has also received a lot of attention recently as a viable option for destination weddings in the Midwest. People come from all over the States to soak up some much-needed sunshine.

But how much do you really know about your favorite vacation destination? Backwater Jack's is here to help make you the smartest person in the room with these fun facts about the Lake of the Ozarks!


The Lake has over 1,150 miles of shoreline - more than the state of California!
There are roughly 70,000 docks on the Lake.
Bagnell Dam is 2,543 feet long.
The Lake was created when Bagnell Dam was completed in 1931. 



The town of Linn Creek is currently in it second location - the original location was buried under the Lake when it formed.
The Lake earned the nickname "Magic Dragon" from its unique shape.
Crane Cemetery was one of almost 60 cemeteries whose site…

Backwater Jack's Offers the BEST Daily Specials at the Lake!

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What's your favorite day of the week??

EVERY day of the week is our favorite at Backwater Jacks Waterfront Bar and Grill!! We want your Lake of the Ozarks vacation to be all you dreamed it would be, so we're doing our part by offering fabulous specials every day of the week! No matter when you come see us, you'll be treated to great deals that will keep you coming back for more!

Here's a quick look at the best daily specials at the Lake of the Ozarks:

MONDAYCrabby Ol Mondays
We know you're a little crabby on Mondays, so we're offering you a load of great dishes and drink specials at fabulous LOW prices! Ask about our 1 lb delicious Snow Crab - and don't forget about the Pain in the A**'s and Rum Runners!

TUESDAYTequila Tuesdays
Buy one Jose Cuervo or Suaza shot and get one free! OR buy one house Marg and get one free. Go big or go home!

WEDNESDAYWine-O Wednesdays
Calling all grape nuts! Enjoy $1 off all house wines by the glass! Sometimes just one glass doesn…

Introducing the Get Down Guide at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Exciting news!!

Planning your night, your weekend, week, or even your month at the Lake of the Ozarks just got wayyy easier! 

We'd like to take this opportunity to introduce an entirely revamped Get Down Guide to the Lake of the Ozarks community. This hip new guide is specifically designed to cater to anyone trying to find something fun to do at the Lake.


This guide features all the parties, live music, and other entertainment of several participating restaurants and bars at the Lake, including Backwater Jacks Waterfront Bar and Grill!

The Get Down Guide is formatted to include the each restaurant's entire entertainment schedule for the rest of summer 2014, but it doesn't stop there. It also features an all-inclusive calendar that consolidates everyone's individual schedules into one easy-to-find location! 

For example, if you look up June 24th, 2014, you can see that the Glow Party at Backwater Jacks is the only thing going on that night -- so you'll know to come here!…

Backwater Jacks is a Sponsor of Lake Race 2014!!

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What is better than boats on the Lake of the Ozarks?


POWERBOATS on the Lake of the Ozarks!! 
Join us all this week for the one and only Lake Race 2014! This year, Backwater Jacks Bar and Grill is a proud sponsor of Lake Race Powerboat Invitational, and we want to invite YOU to come enjoy it with us all week long!!

This jam-packed event kicks off tomorrow and runs all the way through Mnoday. Here's a quick sneak peek at the schedule of events, taken from www.lakerace.com.

Tuesday, June 3rdLake Race Volunteer Party at Beavers at the Dam.
At 6:00 PM, All Lake Race volunteers are invited to join complimentary appetizers, get their Lake Race volunteer t-shirts, and visit with their team leaders for race weekend assignments.


Wednesday, June 4thLake Race Pontoon Party sponsored by Playcraft Pontoons and Iguana Water Sports.
From 5:00-8:00 PM, enjoy complimentary appetizers, cash bar and hear plans for the second Lake Race Pontoon Race. See new model pontoon boats, new water sport toys and all t…