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Great Gift Ideas For Fans of the Lake of the Ozarks

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The holiday gift-giving season is upon us. While you can't get back to Backwater Jack's this time of year, we know you'll be back to join us again next spring-fall 2020. How about giving away a few gifts that can be used when you're having fun at our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant? Sure, they may have to wait a while to use the presents, but once summer is back in full swing, they'll be thrilled that you had such a great idea! 


Pool Toys
We have an amazing pool and swim-up bar that hosts the best pool parties at the Lake of the Ozarks. Items that can be used in and around our lakeside pool are a perfect gift to get anyone that's excited about all the pool parties you'll be attending here next year! 

It could be a cool beach towel or even a funny cover-up. Beer koozies will keep their hand warm yet the beer cold, and there are even koozies out there sized to fit frozen drink cups. (Who else is craving a Rum Runner about now?) Consider a floa…

Lots of Reasons to be Thankful About 2019 at Backwater Jack's

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Since Backwater Jack's is already closed for the season, we have plenty of time to look back and remember all of the awesome things we have to be thankful for. A ton of excitement took place at your favorite waterfront bar & restaurant in 2019. Here's a look back at a few of our favorite moments. 


Exciting Pool Parties
That incredible pool area smack dab in the middle of Backwater Jack's saw a whole lot of action this season. We're always thankful to have a chance to chill out poolside on a sunny afternoon, but even more thankful for the crazy memories we get to make at all of our exciting pool parties!

The Zero Ducks Given events on holiday weekends are always a great big, gigantic, party. Of course, our SWIMDUSTRY night swims are pretty amazing too, and if you didn't make it to our Margarita Madness Pool Party, well, you definitely need to keep an eye out for that one next year! 


Awesome Events
A polar opposite to the wild …

3 More Days Left & On Saturday, It's All HALF-PRICE!

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The time has come. It's the final weekend to enjoy the best waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks. There are 3 more days to get back to Backwater Jacks in 2019 - Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, November 14-16. To show our appreciation to all of you wonderful customers for an excellent season, on Saturday, all food and drinks are half-price! 



Drink & Dine for Half-Price! 
Once again this year, we are hosting a customer appreciation party on our final day. That means on Saturday, November 16, everything on the menu, both food and drinks, will be half-price until it's gone! 

All of your favorite flavors from Backwater Jack's are included in this discount. Be warned, though, that we expect the most popular menu items to sell out quickly. You'd best plan to be here for lunch when we open the doors at 11:00 am! Luckily, everything our chefs cook and our bartenders mix up is delicious, so even if your #1 favorite is already gone, there will be something…

Gotta Get Back to Backwater Jack's SOON! (The Season is Almost Over!)

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We all knew it was coming. It's just about time for your favorite waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks to close out our 2019 season. Don't be sad about it. Instead, focus that negative energy into a positive desire to get back to Backwater Jack's as many times as possible before this season is over! (And of course, feel happiness in the fact that we'll definitely be back again next spring!)


Closing Day 2019:
Saturday, November 16
We closed down the Sushi & Asian Grill and that awesome pool after the Fall Harbor Hop in October. At the beginning of November (last weekend, actually) we reduced our hours down to only Thursday-Sunday. Both of those were signs that our final day of the season was arriving, and now we have an official date for it. 


As of today, you've got 8 more days (and nights) to head on over to our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant & bar to enjoy all of your favorite foods and drinks again before they're gone until next year. …

It's All Treats (No Tricks) for Halloween at Backwater Jack's!

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It's Halloween week & at Backwater Jack's with no tricks, just all treats! This year Halloween happens to fall on one of our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront restaurant's Raw Deal Thursdays, meaning extra treats in the form of delicious discounts! More about that below, plus a peek at a few more of the tasty treats that will be waiting for you here. 


Raw Deal Halloween
For those of you that aren't already familiar with our Raw Deal Thursdays, it's the day every single week, all season long, that you can get three of our most popular foods at discounted prices! 

We're talking about oysters, wings, and shrimp... OH MY! (No, the wings aren't raw, but they taste so great we just had to include them too!) You'll need something to wash those all down with so we offer $1 off all of our canned beers as well.   


Great BIG Apps
Remember when you were a kid and someone dropped a great big, full-size candy bar into your bag? Well, most of our appetizers are bigger than…

Read What People Are Saying About Backwater Jacks

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Just hearing us call ourselves the best waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks may not be enough to make you believe it. That's where customer reviews come in. It's a lot easier to trust an unbiased opinion when it comes to recommendations of places to dine.
Today we've gathered a few reviews from around the internet about Backwater Jack's. Once you read about the great time and delicious experiences that these recent visitors had, we're hoping you will want to come by soon and give us a try. 

Reviews from Google
"The place was very beautiful with a swimming pool and live band that was awesome! The food was also great😃 We had onion rings, chicken wings and garlic chicken pasta. For drinks we had cheesecake and coconut margarita. The suggestions were great as well as service and met our expectations."
-Divya

"Great sunsets, good food and entertainment. Not to mention very good friendly service."
-Ken Hagenbaumer

"Best spot at th…

Celebrate Seafood Month at Backwater Jack's

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In case you didn't already know, October happens to be National Seafood Month. We are done serving sushi at Backwater Jack's for the season (but don't worry because it will be back next spring!) That doesn't mean that we are done serving seafood though. As a matter of fact, you'll find some of the best seafood at the Lake of the Ozarks on the menu we are still serving 7 days a week! 


Seafood Appetizers
Seafood is a delicious way to start off any meal. 

Snow Crab Clusters
Nothing but the freshest snow crab clusters are served at Backwater Jack's! They are boiled hot to order and served with a tub of butter. (You can find a meal-sized portion of these on our dinner menu too!) 

Colossal Crab Rangoon
Four oversized wontons stuffed full of Jack's own crab & cream cheese mix. They are fried to a golden brown and served with our homemade apricot sauce. 


West Key's Boiled Shrimp
Succulent shrimp boiled in Cajun spices, chilled, and served with freshly cut lemon and…

Last Chance For Sushi & Swimming This Year!

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The time has finally come for the best sushi at the Lake of the Ozarks to go into hibernation until next spring. You do have a few more days to get yourself back to Backwater Jack's to enjoy our Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool, so don't be too sad just yet. 



Last Day For Sushi
Although the main restaurant and bars will remain open for a couple of months longer, the closing day for our Sushi & Asian Grill has been set for Sunday, October 13, 2019. This happens to land on the Fall Harbor Hop weekend (which takes place on Saturday, October 12) so we know a lot of you will be joining us for that already. 

Make it a point to come in this week before the Hop and then hang out with us for Sunday Fun Day after as well. That gives you plenty of time for one final roll!  



Only the Best
The culinary artists of Jina Yoo's Asian Bistro out of Columbia, MO are in charge of our sushi kitchen and they are experts at this type of cuisine. You'll find many classic dishes like th…