Showing posts from October, 2014

Last Big Weekend Celebration at Backwater Jack's!

Well folks, it's finally here... This will be the last weekend Backwater Jack's will be open in the 2014 summer season! This has been a truly fantastic summer that none of us wanted to end, but it appears that you can't stop time - no matter how hard you try!  Before we settle in for winter, though, we're going to have one last summer blowout celebration that you definitely won't want to miss! Here are the top three reasons to come celebrate with the best waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks as we close out another wonderful season:  UNBEATABLE DRINK AND FOOD SPECIALS It's the end of the season, and everything must go! Join us for our Customer Celebration Day on Sunday, October 26th and enjoy 1/2 off ALL of the  best food and drinks at the Lake . It's going to be a beautiful day with prices you'll have to see to believe! AMAZING WEATHER Looks like Mother Nature is on our side this weekend - the forecast couldn't be more pe

4 Common Oyster Myths - DEBUNKED!

Did you know that Backwater Jacks is the only waterfront bar at the Lake of the Ozarks that serves raw oysters? Many people know that we offer the best food at the Lake of the Ozarks , but few people know the true facts behind one of our most popular menu items: raw oysters.  Many myths surround oysters and the appropriate timing/methods for preparing them. Today, Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill has set out to debunk some of these most popular misconceptions. Myth: Oysters should only be eaten during months with the letter 'R'. It was once believed that oysters were not safe to eat during the months that didn't contain the letter 'R' in their name (May, June, July, August). We now know that oysters are perfectly safe to eat year-round. Myth: Oysters are an aphrodisiac. For many years, oysters were thought to contain aphrodisiac qualities - they were frequently eaten by people hoping to arouse sexual interest in others. Now (unfortunately!) we know tha

Harbor hoppin at Backwater Jacks!

What? Fall Harbor Hop 2014 When? Saturday, October 11th from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Where? At participating locations All over the Lake of the Ozarks - including the Lake's best waterfront bar ! That's right, folks! Fall Harbor Hop 2014 is officially upon us. Grab your best friend, your spouse, your cousin, your uncles... grab everyone and bring them out to Backwater Jack's this Saturday for a great day of boating, water, great drinks, and poker! Pick up your starting card at any of the participating checkpoints (like Backwater Jacks' Bar & Grill) with an optional donation of $20. Once you get started, it's smooth sailing to all of your favorite destinations at the Lake of the Ozarks ! Get a grand total of seven cards by pick up an additional card at each checkpoint you visit - or purchase an optional eighth card for $5. Once you've built a complete hand, submit it at your final checkpoint. Winners will be notified via mail once the results

Best-Selling Drinks at Backwater Jack's

You tell everyone that you come to Backwater Jacks for the best food at the Lake of the Ozarks , but honestly... Who are you kidding? We all know you come see us so you can enjoy the best DRINKS at the Lake of the Ozarks ! Our bartenders take special care to mix and blend each drink on our menu to absolute perfection, but three certain drinks have risen above the rest. Next time you come to Backwater Jacks, you'll have to try one (or all!) of our three most popular drinks: Pain in the A**, Rum Runner, and Cheesecake! Rum Runner This is what we're known for. This sweet, refreshing frozen drink features a masterful mix of different flavored rums - our own secret recipe! Just as a good magician never reveals his secrets, we can't disclose what flavors of rum are in the mix... but we can promise you one thing: it will blow your mind! Pain in the A** This perfect drink features a delicious combination of two of the best frozen concoctions around: pina coladas and