Thursday, August 17, 2017

Always Fun, No Matter What The Weather Brings!

We've been seeing a lot of rainy days here lately at Backwater Jack's, and we're very anxious for a sunny weekend to get here. (It's in the forecast!!!) The wet weather doesn't stop our awesome customers from coming out to the best waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks though, because there's plenty of room inside to stay dry and still get your Backwater Jack's fix for the day. No matter what the weather decides to bring, we still find a way for you to have a great time. 

A rainy day may keep you from wanting to jump into the best pool at the Lake of the Ozarks, but it doesn't mean that you have to hide inside. Sitting on our covered deck, watching a gentle rain fall over that gorgeous lake is one of the most serene and relaxing experiences you can have. You'll stay plenty dry, but still be able to enjoy the nice summer temperatures. 

When that delicate rain picks up and takes a turn for the worst, no need to head home. You can still enjoy your gorgeous lake view, delicious food, and incredible drinks from our indoor dining area. It will keep you safe from the nasty weather without taking you away from the lake. You can head "inland" this winter. For now, you should be spending as much time lakeside as possible. Spending it here at Backwater Jack's just makes it that much more special. 

Bright, Shiny Sunshine
Now, even though you can have a great time with us no matter what the weather, this is the type of weather that we prefer! On the sunny days, you get to experience all of those brand new additions that we've added for you this season. The great big, outdoor seating areas have lots of room for groups of every size. Even if that sun gets a little too hot, most of our tables are shaded, and you've got the cool, refreshing pool to take a dip in.  

So there you go. The next time you look outside and see dark clouds, your plans to head on over to the best waterfront bar at the Lake of the Ozarks don't have to change. No matter what Mother Nature decides to throw our way, you can show up knowing that we've got a comfortable spot for you. 

And don't forget to pick up some cozy Backwater Jack's gear from our t-shirt shop while you're here. Fall is just around the corner, and nothing keeps you warmer than one of our awesome sweatshirts, perfect for the Fall Harbor Hop! When it comes to comfort, great food, and good times, we've got you covered! 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Always Find the Best Seafood at Backwater Jack's

Our brand new Sushi & Asian Grill menu has been the talk of the town lately. People are absolutely loving it! We haven't replaced the other delicious items already on the best seafood menu at the Lake of the Ozarks, simply added to the greatness. In case you need a refresher course, here are some of the savory seafood dishes that we've got for you at Backwater Jack's.  

Whether you're in the mood for a snack, a great way to get your meal started, or a few tasty dishes to share with friends, our appetizer menu is sure to do all of that! 

Snow Crab Clusters
Nothing but the freshest snow crab clusters served here! Boiled hot and served with a tub of butter. (You can find these on the entree menu too. Go for the double order!)

West Key's Boiled Shrimp 
Succulent shrimp boiled in Cajun spices, chilled, and served with fresh-cut lemons and cocktail sauce. Available by the pound or half-pound.

Backwater's Buffalo Shrimp 
Ten butterflied shrimp breaded and served with a side of Jack’s hot sauce. It's a "hot" menu item!

Grouper Fingers
Our version of a hand-breaded filet in our unbelievable secret honey breading and served with raspberry tartar sauce. The best in town!

Raw Oysters on the Half Shell
Served cold with fresh-cut lemons and cocktail sauce. Available by the dozen or half-dozen.

Noodles AND seafood... yes please! All of our pasta and rice dishes are served with a dinner roll and Water's Edge House Salad. 

Jack's Seafood Florentine Pasta
Grilled shrimp, bay scallops, crab meat, and roasted garlic all served over fettuccine noodles with a rich and creamy Alfredo sauce.

Spicy Cajun Seafood Pasta
Similar to our other seafood pasta, but with a Cajun kick! Sauteed green and red bell peppers, onions, crab, scallops, and shrimp tossed in a spicy, rich cream sauce and served over fettuccine noodles. 

Healthy veggies, savory seafood, and so much more! Our dressing choices include: Caesar, Ranch, Fat-Free Ranch, Honey Mustard, Italian, Blue Cheese, or our incredible House Special Dressing. The House Special is a tropical Island blended with tropical sauces and pineapple chunks. Terrific with seafood! 
Jack's Island Seafood Salad
Shrimp, bay scallops, and crab meat mix served over fresh seasonal greens with tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, sweet bell peppers, broccoli florets and red onions. 

When you're in the mood for a hearty lunch or delicious dinner, our entrees really hit the spot! Each one is served with a Water's Edge House Salad, dinner roll, and your choice of 1 of our amazing side dishes. 

Blackened Ahi Tuna
An 8-oz. charbroiled tuna steak blackened and cooked to your desired temperature (best med-rare to medium) topped with garlic butter & served over wild rice.
A generous portion of our own version of fillets prepared either grilled, blackened or coated in a light batter and deep-fried. It is served over a bed of wild rice.

If you prefer your seafood served between 2 pieces of bread, our Fillet of Grouper sandwich is what you need! You get to pick 1 of our awesome sides to go along with it too. 

Fillet of Grouper
Our own version of this delicately flavored fish. It's coated in a light batter and deep fried until golden brown, but also available grilled or blackened. Served with tartar sauce on a hoagie roll plus lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pickles. 

The regular menu at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront restaurant and our Sushi & Asian Grill menu are just the beginning. If you plan ahead to be here on Monday or Thursday, we've got some of our mouthwatering seafood items available at extra-special prices! 

Crabby Ol' Mondays
We know you're a little crabby when Monday rolls around. (Who isn't?) Join us every week for great specials on a pound of delicious Snow Crab Clusters and Pain in the A**'s and Rum Runners.

Raw Deal Thursdays
Oysters, wings, and shrimp... Oh my! Technically, the wings are't raw, but they're just too good not to include in this weekly special. Consider it a bonus! You also get $1 off all canned beers to wash it down with. 

Seafood lovers have just been given all kinds of incredible reasons to get on over to Backwater Jack's soon. If that's not you, we've got a diverse menu full of lots of other dishes at our waterfront restaurant and bar at the Lake of the Ozarks to make you happy too, with burgers, chicken, steak, salads, and more! Swing by soon, play in the pool, enjoy some amazing live music, and order up a few of your favorites for lunch or dinner. We'll be waiting for you! 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Gotta Get Back To Backwater Jack's

It's been an amazing season at Backwater Jack's! We opened up our Lakeside pool, as well as  Backwater Jack's Sushi & Asian Grill. In addition, we had an amazing time during the holiday weekends with the Zero Ducks Given Pool Parties! It's been such a great summer, and if you haven't had a chance to visit us this season, what are you waiting for?! You gotta get back to Backwater Jack's and here's why:

Best Pool at the Lake

There is no better place to cool off during the hot summer days than at the best pool at the Lake of the Ozarks! Our brand new pool opened up Memorial Day Weekend and it's been the place to be this summer. The best part about the new pool is the swim up bar! You don't even need to leave the water to get a drink (or a refill!). In addition, the pool is one of the best places in the restaurant to listen to the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Sushi & Asian Grill

In addition to the brand new pool, we also opened up Backwater Jack's Asian Grill & Sushi Bar! You can enjoy delicious signature and house rolls, unique appetizers you can't find anywhere else at the Lake, bento boxes and more! Check out our Sushi & Asian Grill menu here, and come out soon and give it a try.

Pain in The A** & Rum Runners

One of our favorite ways to cool down during the summer months is with one of our famous rum runners or pain in the a**! However, we have several frozen concoctions for you to enjoy poolside (or in the pool) at Backwater Jack's/

Rum Runner 
You'll be running for more... or at least trying too!

Pina Colada
A true classic with real pineapple.

Pain in the A**
The best of both worlds! 1/2 Pina Colada and 1/2 Rum Runner.

Made with Kamora Coffee Liqueur, Irish Cream Liqueur and ice cream. Try it with DeKuyper Creme de Banana for a Funky Monkey.

Strawberry Daiquiri
As delicious as a walk on the beach. A blend of light rum and strawberry puree.

Need an extra kick in your frozen drink? Well, we've got the answer for you - add a floater! Here are some of our favorite floaters: Cruzan 151, Cruzan Coconut Rum, Cruzan Rum Flavors, Malibu Coconut Rum and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum. You can order your drink with double floaters for double the pleasure and double the fun!

Delicious Daily Specials

We are known for our daily specials that we have all week long! That's right, nearly every night of the week you can enjoy delicious daily specials. Crabby Ol' Mondays, Tequila Tuesday, Wine-O-Wednesdays, Raw Deal Thursdays and Super Sundays. You can enjoy all the traditional Lake favorites at great prices! What are you waiting for? You gotta get back to Backwater Jack's!

We can't wait for you to join us at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & grill! Whether you're joining us for a pool day or listening to the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are so many reasons to get back to Backwater Jack's. We hope to see you soon!

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