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Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
+1 573-348-6639
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“grouper fingers” (14 reviews)
“oysters” (5 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Backwater Jacks, like most of the lakeside bar restaurants offers boat parking, car parking and lots of people watching. Backwater Jacks is located in a quiet cove, and is currently undergoing a remodel. It features a beautiful swim up bar, sushi bar and indoor outdoor...More

Thank Jackie-JorgeG
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Lake of the Ozarks is a premier place to be for the July 4th weekend. Backwater Jack's has added a lot to the festivities. Their recently opened pool is a great place to relax and enjoy cocktails. We boated in but you can also access...More

Thank BVEGirl
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Went on Fathers day. My wife had the pork tenderlion sandwich, very overcooked. The lettuce and and tomato looked rotten.No one seemed to care. Had the grouper sandwich, good.

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

live bands. excellent service, great expansion over the last year. get there early! Great food as well

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Over the phone, she said seating would be immediate, however after sitting and finishing our soggy onion rings we waited for another 30 mins plus before our food arrived. Yes the place was busy, but 1 hour for hamburger, grouper sandwich, fried chic. Wings, Crab...More

Thank jooksandoy
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was not my first visit to BJ's, we visit a often! But ..... they now have a swim up pool bar!!!!!!!!! BJ's has always been notorious for their great food, well poured cocktails and great service and now they can add a killer pool....More

Thank Clay P
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Upgraded again. Pool looks inviting. Good bar food. Wings a little over cooked today. Friends had nachos which were huge for appetizer

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Normally, ww love this place. We saw they have a pool with bar, like many down here now. So,we decided to come back the next day with our 12 year old son. We get there, at 2:00 in the afternoon, our son gets in the...More

5  Thank Christina L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Attempted to eat an early dinner yesterday. Got there and had a 20 minute wait for a table. Was told as soon as a certain table was cleaned we would be seated. Watched the table and it took a really long time for it to...More

Thank Ccatlady
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be are go to place for 15 years. Now we probably won't be back because kids are not allowed in pool area. We stopped going to Coconuts for this very same reason. Definitely turning into an Adult only restaurant. Very loud and...More

3  Thank Scott G
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Questions & Answers
Soapy C
18 April 2018|
Response from pammyrn62 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe there are. It’s a bar with bar food. I guess the salads might fit the vegan diet.
Pamela B
28 December 2017|
Response from pammyrn62 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if they do in the summer. They are closed in the winter. We were there the last weekend they were open this season. That was the first of November. I believe they re open in March or April of next year.
Pamela B
28 December 2017|
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Response from Shannon5512 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they are closed for the winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 573-348-6639
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