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Get The Party Started With Backwater Jack's Party Shots!

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There's no better place at the Lake of the Ozarks to get the party started! We cannot wait to get this summer season rolling. We have some of the best drinks at the Lake of the Ozarks, including the infamous Pain in the A$$. But we have even MORE than just the best food and drinks, we also have shots that are perfect for getting the night started or to warm the palette for one of our delicious cocktails. Here are some of our party shots offered at the best bar at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Three Olives Bomb

Careful, these bombs are already ticking! Three Flavors of Vodka- Three Olives Cherry, Grape, or Berry mixed with everyone's favorite energy drink - Red Bull.

Star Burst

Drink them instead of stealing the best flavor from your friends.
This shot is filled with Pinnacle's Blueberry Vodka, ABSOLUT Mandrin & Citron. Did you think that was it? It also has Red Bull!

The Vegas Bomb

Time to start betting big hands, this STRAIGHT will FLUSH your inhibitions away.
Whisky, Peachtre…

5 "Shucking" Facts About Oysters!

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When you've got a craving for oysters, there's no better place to go than Backwater Jack's! Our Raw Deal Thursday features specials on oysters, shrimp, wings and canned beer to wash it all down. We know you love oysters from Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bar and grill, but how much do you know about this delicacy? Here are 5 "shucking" facts about oysters.

1. Oysters tend to be meatier in months that have an 'R' in their names, so many people call them "arsters." But have no fear, when you enjoy oysters at Backwater Jack's, you will always have the best of the best! In fact, the best time to enjoy oysters at Backwater Jack's is during the summer, especially on Thursdays during our Raw Deal special.

2. Oysters are high in zinc, which is great for your immune system. They're also a good source of calcium, vitamin C, omega 3 fatty acids, iron and protein. If that wasn't  enough, they're also low in cholesterol. If you …

5 Myths About St. Patrick's Day Debunked!

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St. Patrick's Day has become a widely celebrated holiday in America. We get together with friends and family, dress in green and enjoy the many Irish-American traditions that have evolved over time. The Lake of the Ozarks favorite waterfront bar and grill will be celebrating this holiday in the traditional Irish-American way as well, so don't miss out! But the topic got us thinking about how very few people know the Irish truths about St. Patrick's Day. Backwater Jack's is taking a look into the celebration of St. Patrick's Day and debunking some common misconceptions about the holiday. So without further ado, here's the facts, Jack!


Myth: Popular St. Patrick's Day Festivities Originate from Ireland Fact: St. Patrick’s Day was a Roman Catholic holiday only observed in Ireland until the 1700s. The faithful spent the relatively somber occasion in quiet prayer at church or at home. Only when Irish immigrants living in the United States began organizing parades…

Backwater Jack's Opening Weekend!

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It's that time of the year - the weather is getting warmer, the Lake area is getting busier and Backwater Jack's is opening their doors! Your favorite waterfront bar at the Lake of the Ozarks will officially be open for the season March 9 at 11:00 AM. We cannot wait to bring back all your favorites like our daily specials, famous frozen drinks and, of course, the best LIVE music at the Lake of the Ozarks. Here is everything you can expect when we open our doors back up this week.

Amazing Deals

We are known for our daily specials that we have all week long, and we're bringing them back! That's right - we're starting our opening day the only way we know how - with our Raw Deal Thursday. Oysters, shrimp, wings and canned beer are all on special! Come back the next night for our Friday Night Steak special. 7 oz. steak plus a side for $13.99, as well as wine by the glass special. However, the deals don't end there! Once the season gets going, you can enjoy all of you…