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13 Things You Didn't Know About Crabs

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Mmm... Who's craving crab?!

When you've got a craving to satisfy, Backwater Jack's is the place to go! Backwater Jack's Bar & Grill is home to the LARGEST Crab Rangoon at the Lake of the Ozarks. You know you love it... but how much do you know about the delectable ingredients? Here are some crazy facts about crabs.


1. There are over 6,000 species of crabs.

2. A group of crabs is called a cast.

3. If a crab loses a claw, a new one will grow in its place.

4. The hard shell covering a crab's body is called the "carapace."

5. Crabs can walk in any direction, but they tend to move sideways if they are in a hurry.

6. Humans eat approximately 1.5 million tons of crab every year.

7. Crabs have compound eyes that consist of hundreds of little lenses.

8. Female crabs produce well over 1,000 eggs at a time.

9. Crabs communicate by making drumming and clapping sounds with their claws.

10. A crab's teeth are located in its stomach.

11. Crabs have five pairs of legs (the c…

4 Ingredients Of An OUTSTANDING Summer

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Are you looking forward to another great summer at the Lake of the Ozarks? OF COURSE you are! Great summers don't just happen, though - it takes careful measuring and mixing to design the perfect summer. Lucky for you, the team at Backwater Jack's Bar & Grill is here to let you in on four secret ingredients that are sure to make this summer one for the record books!


Ingredient #1: Boating On the Lake of the Ozarks
There's no better way to reset and recharge than boating on the Lake of the Ozarks! That's why Backwater Jack's has its own large, private dock - our customers can jump in their boats and come enjoy the best food in Osage Beach! After all, why take the car when you could take the BOAT instead??

Ingredient #2: Great Food (That YOU Didn't Have To Make!)
Even the people who love cooking will agree that sometimes, they just don't feel like doing it. If you've had a long day, the last thing you need is to come home and slave away in the kitchen get…

4 Reasons You Should Spend This Weekend At Backwater Jacks

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It's been a long week. You've been rushing around trying to get everything done, and now you are more than ready to kick back and enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation. The only question is... where are you going to do that?

In our minds, there's only one answer to that question: you're going to do kick back at Backwater Jack's Bar & Grill! Here are the 4 biggest reasons why we think you should spend this weekend with us, the best restaurant on the water in Osage Beach, MO.


1: Johnny G and the Allstars Will Be Here On Saturday!
Do you like live music at the Lake of the Ozarks? OF COURSE you do! Join us on Saturday, March 21st from 1:00-5:00 PM to listen to live music from one of the Lake's favorite bands: Johnny G and the Allstars. Based out of Jefferson City, Missouri, this talented band offers everything from great vocals to incredible trumpet solos. 
2: Backwater Jack's Has The Lake's BIGGEST Crab Rangoon
We don't know about you, but we think…

BACKWATER JACKS OPENING WEEKEND!

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***...Drum Roll Please...***

BACKWATER JACK'S OPENING WEEKEND IS FINALLY HERE!!!
The weather is warming up, and we've decided that it's time to CELEBRATE! Opening weekend for the best waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks kicks off on Thursday, March 12th, and it's gonna be the #1 place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day Weekend at the Lake this year. Trust us... You won't want to miss out on this party!
St. Paddy's Day BASH at Backwater Jack'sThe party is on for Saturday, March 14th at Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill. Join us for incredible deals on Irish favorites like Corned Beef & Cabbage, PLUS phenomenal beer specials that will knock your socks off. Are you ready to get your IRISH on?
Backwater Jack's - The Best Waterfront Restaurant at the LakeNo doubt about it: Backwater Jack's is the BEST place to eat at the Lake of the Ozarks - hands down! We pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding Lake experience to all of ou…

How to Turn a GOOD Time into a GREAT Time ~ 3 Secrets

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Why just have a good time at the Lake of the Ozarks, when you could have a GREAT time? The team at Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill has everything you need for a wildly exciting 2015 summer season. Here's a quick look at how to turn your good times this summer into GREAT times.


Good Time: Cooking dinner and eating outside
GREAT Time: Treating yourself to dinner at Backwater Jack's
Cooking meals for yourself has its time and place, but if you're looking for a truly outstanding summer experience, it's time to treat yourself! Why spend all that time cooking and cleaning up afterwards when the team at the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is ready and waiting to do it for you? ... We can't think of a good reason, either!

Good Time: Mixing drinks for a few friends at home
GREAT Time: Going out for drinks at Backwater Jack's
Save your bartending skills for the winter months, and leave it to the professionals this summer! The bartenders are our Lake o…