Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Backwater Jack's!

The first day of school generally marks the beginning of autumn in most people's minds, but Backwater Jack's isn't ready to give up on this summer just quite yet!

The Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront restaurant is gearing up for an incredible holiday weekend, and want you to be a part of it. Head on out to the heart of Osage Beach for a weekend you won't forget - if you can remember it in the first place!

Griffin & the Gargoyles on Friday!

Live Music

There's a reason why our friends consider us the home of the best entertainment at the Lake of the Ozarks. This holiday weekend, we're hosting the best talent the mid-Missouri has to offer. Join us tomorrow for the start of a long weekend - we'll have live music here every day from Wednesday to Monday!

-- WEDNESDAY, August 27 --
2 Johnnies on the Spot

Moon Dogs on Monday!
-- THURSDAY, August 28 --
South 5 Band

-- FRIDAY, August 29 -- 
Griffin & the Gargoyles

-- SATURDAY, August 30 --
Phat Mike Unplugged 
The Surge

-- SUNDAY, August 31 --
Queens Blvd.

-- MONDAY, September 1 --
Moon Dogs

Fantastic Food

As always, the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks will be dishing out all your lakeside favorites - all weekend long! From delicious appetizers like our Boiled Spice Shrimp to exquisite entrees such as our Garlic Chicken Pasta, our talented cooks promise to keep you coming back for more!

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's!

No doubt about it; Backwater Jack's is THE place to be this holiday weekend. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks! Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida-inspired favorites. Watch for updates on our social media for live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday - Monday!!!

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)!


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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Poker Run Kicks Off at Backwater Jack's!

Who wants to raise money for a great cause - and enter for a chance to earn a little extra cash for yourself at the same time?! If that sounds like your kind of deal, head on to Backwater Jack's on the morning of Friday, August 22nd for the Shootout Poker Run 2014.


The Overview

Participants will get to enjoy the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks in all its summer glory! Pick up a poker card at each of the participating locations around the Lake to get a total of eight cards, then pick the best five and submit it as your official poker hand! 

The Winnings

Payouts will be given to the following winning hands:
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Worst Hand - must have 5 cards!

The Details

The entry fee is $150 and includes:
  • One poker hand (a card drawn at each stop)
  • Two poker run t-shirts
  • Two $10 dinner or drink coupons
  • One Captain's Bag
  • One DVD
  • Breakfast for two at Backwater Jack's!
Additional items may be purchased at the following rates:
  • Additional poker hands - $45 each
  • Additional cards for your hand (up to two) - $20 each
  • Additional t-shirts - $20 each
  • Additional DVDs - $20 each
Combo Deal! Additional passengers in your boat can purchase one poker hand, one t-shirt, and a $10 dinner or drink coupon for $75.

Register at Captain Ron's from 4:00-9:00 PM on Thursday, August 21 or at Backwater Jack's at 8:00 AM on Friday! Boats will head out at 10:30 AM to begin the run.

It's going to be an incredible day on the water! Don't forget to cool off at your favorite waterfront bar with the best frozen drinks at the Lake of the Ozarks, like our delicious Rum Runners and Pains. See you on Friday!!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks! Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida-inspired favorites. Watch for updates on our social media for live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday - Monday!!!

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)!


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Monday, August 11, 2014

Great Reviews for Backwater Jack's!

Backwater Jack's strives to provide all our customers with an unforgettable Lake of the Ozarks dining experience. We take extra care to make sure all of our dishes are perfectly cooked and each drink is mixed to perfection. We are so grateful to our loyal customers who choose to celebrate their summer with us! 

Thanks especially to our customers who take the time to leave us great reviews on the Backwater Jack's Facebook page! We wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some of the wonderful reviews we've received in the past.


"Don't miss out on this water bar. The music, the food, the sun setting in the back of this fabulous cove. It's a little slice of Heaven right here at the Lake!"
~ Emily W.

"Best food and great Lake atmosphere. Service is always friendly."
~ Joe F.

"Great food, drinks, and fun right on the water!"
~ Todd P.

"Best jalapeno poppers around."
~ Julie D.

"Clearly a staple at the Lake! Great food, amazing service, and the deep fried potato salad is to die for. ;)"
~ Annalise O.

"Unbelievable food!! Service was perfect!"
~ Karla K.

"Love this place!"
~ Sandy W.


"Went there for our honeymoon dinner. Great food, great service, and not bad prices either. :-)"
~ Jennifer S.

"Great food. Great location. Great people. Friendly service."
~ Gwen B.

"My favorite restaurant at the Lake! Good times!"
~ Nikki B.

"Love the food and the atmosphere!"
~ Hannah K.

Did you have a great experience last time you came to see us? Do us a favor and leave us another review on our Facebook page! We'd love to hear what you have to say.

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks! Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida-inspired favorites. Watch for updates on our social media for live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday - Monday!!!

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)!


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Monday, August 4, 2014

August Music Schedule for Backwater Jack's!!

The school year is fast-approaching, but Backwater Jacks still has plenty of great events up our sleeve! The Lake of the Ozarks best waterfront bar has another full month of live music lined up for your listening pleasure. Here's a complete list of Backwater Jack's live music for the rest of August!

~ WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6TH ~ 
Chuck & Doug

~ THURSDAY, AUGUST 7TH ~
Phat Mike and the Bartenders

~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 8TH ~
The Surge

~ SATURDAY, AUGUST 9TH ~
South 5 Band

~ SUNDAY, AUGUST 10TH ~
Squiggle Fish

~ MONDAY, AUGUST 11TH ~
Boomchux

~ WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13TH ~
Ozark Mountain Oysters

~ THURSDAY, AUGUST 14TH ~ 
MisLedd

~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH ~
The Surge

~ SATURDAY, AUGUST 16TH ~
Boomchux (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
The Surge (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

~ SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH ~
MisLedd

~ MONDAY, AUGUST 18TH ~
Boomchux

~ WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20TH ~
Short and Sweet

~ THURSDAY, AUGUST 21ST ~
Cut Loose

~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 22ND ~
South 5 Band

~ SATURDAY, AUGUST 23RD ~
Boomchux (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Rough Riders (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

~ SUNDAY, AUGUST 24TH ~
MisLedd

~ MONDAY, AUGUST 25TH ~
Boomchux

~ WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27TH ~
2 Johnnies on the Spot

~ THURSDAY, AUGUST 28TH ~
South 5 Band

~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH ~
Griffin & the Gargoyles

~ SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH ~
Phat Mike Unplugged (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
The Surge (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

~ SUNDAY, AUGUST 31ST
Queens Blvd.


While you're out enjoying some of the best live music at the Lake, treat yourself to one of Backwater Jack's signature drinks. Life is short; take the opportunity to make some more memories this summer while you can!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks! Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida-inspired favorites. Watch for updates on our social media for live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday - Monday!!!

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)!


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