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Get Ready - It's Almost Spring Harbor Hop Time!

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The Lake of the Ozarks annual event that is known as the (unofficial) start to the boating season is almost here - the Spring Harbor Hop! That's just one more excellent reason to make plans now to get yourself back to Backwater Jack's on Saturday, May 4, 2019, to take part in this always exciting day of fun on the water. 


The Poker Run
For those of you that are new to the Lake of the Ozarks Harbor Hop, here's how it works. You begin at one of the more than 40 participating waterfront bars, restaurants, or marinas on the list. There you will pay an optional $20 donation to register and receive the first card to begin your poker hand. Anyone can play, and you are welcome to register for more than one hand. 

Next, you will spend the rest of the day "hopping" from stop to stop, picking up a card each time that you do. Once you collect your 7th card, you will turn in your completed poker hand at that stop. If you're not completely happy with the cards that you've…

Get Back For the Best Burgers & Sandwiches at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Our waterfront restaurant & bar at the Lake of the Ozarks proudly offers an eclectic blend of food items that creatively combine the styles, ingredients, and cultures of South Florida and the Carribean with traditional favorites of the Midwest. Backwater Jack's features a menu that has something for everyone, from amazing appetizers to incredible entrees, savory seafood, and later this season, out-of-this-world sushi. 



Among your many menu choices, we happen to have the tastiest burgers and sandwiches you've ever had the pleasure of putting into your mouth! The next time you're in the mood for a fantastic lake view, a delicious cocktail, and something that tastes amazing between a couple of slices of bread, head on back to Backwater Jack's and order one of the mouthwatering items below. 

Ribeye Steak Sandwich
A 7-oz. ribeye charbroiled and topped with sauteed green and red bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions on a hoagie roll.

Jack's Burger
A half-pound of the highes…

Kick Back, Relax, & Let Stress Melt Away at Backwater Jack's!

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The month of April happens to be Stress Awareness Month. So... take a moment to notice any stress that's affecting your life, recognize it, then get yourself back to Backwater Jack's to get rid of it! Your favorite waterfront bar & restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is open 7 days a week now, so no matter when stress tries to bring you down, you can always join us for a relaxing break from it all! Here are a few of the ways we can do that for you. 


Calming Lake View
There's something calming, relaxing, and mesmerizing about looking out over the gorgeous view of the lake we have here at Backwater Jack's. Obviously, it's easily seen when you sit outside, but if you haven't been here yet, you may not realize you can enjoy that same view from inside too. Giant windows and a spacious dining room allow the lake's natural beauty to melt away your stress no matter where you decide to sit.    


Amazing Drinks
A good, stiff drink is just the thing to take the edge o…

Get Back to Backwater Jack's 7 Days a Week!

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You've been able to enjoy our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront bar & restaurant every Thursday-Friday since mid-March, but things have just gotten even better. You can now get back to Backwater Jack's 7 days a week! No matter when you get a craving for our Fried Potato Salad or one of those fantastic Rum Runners, we've got you covered! (Well, as long as it's after 11 am and before we close for the evening that is.😉) 

We'll be filling that pool before you know it and every week brings us closer to opening the Sushi & Asian Grill down by the pool. For now, you can treat yourself to our fantastic restaurant menu and fully stocked bar and those famous weekly specials you loved so much last year are back again too! 


Crabby Ol' Mondays
If "rainy days & Mondays always get you down," then a trip to Backwater Jack's can at least cure any crabbiness that Mondays may bring you. (We're actually great for rainy day blues too because we've got a …