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HalfSauced Barbeque

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4185 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2151
+1 573-348-3200
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! I had the best brisket I've had at the lake yet, at Half Sauced last week! Believe I could eat it every day! I only tried one bbq sauce, it was the sweet and it was outstanding!

Thank PlastererKS
the_BBQ_Pitmaster, Owner at HalfSauced Barbeque, responded to this review

Thanks PlastererKS for the kind words. Hands down, brisket is my favorite. It's also the most challenging to get right. I look forward to the little bit of fat left on the bottom of the slices. I like mine with just a touch of the spicy sauce. Looking forward to your next visit your at the lake. Randy More 

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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to eat BBQ had the pulled chicken sandwich coleslaw and beer battered fries. Was awesome

Thank criticcc
Camdenton, Missouri
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my husband for a dinner date. The restaurant itself lacks ambience and is very casual not a place for a nice dinner. The food was pretty good but tasted like we were eating leftover BBQ that was warmed up for us. The side dishes were okay but nothing special. We will try it again sometime and give... More 

Thank Wolfgangtaffy
Hartsburg, Missouri
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Over the years, my wife and I have made a habit of stopping at Half Sauced when we arrive at the Lake. We get carry out, taking it home to eat as we open up the house for the weekend. My wife gets the pulled pork sandwich, I get the burnt ends sandwich. We both get the "pit" beans and... More 

Thank George Z
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

There are several BBQ establishments at the lake but this is the best! They do not offer a full bar for beverages and the atmosphere is small and quaint, but very good food!

Thank suek7278
Urbana, Illinois
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We hit Half Sauced after the lunch hour, so service was great & the wait for food was minimal. My son & I enjoyed their Brunswick stew made with brisket & a tomato base. Excellent! Then, the guys split a sampler platter & we had to box up a slab of ribs to take home. Just a great deal to... More 

Thank YvonneV1954
Boonville, Missouri
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great pork chop dinner. Good selection on the menu. Was fast and friendly, close to the outlet mall and other attractions.

Thank MellorTrailers
Camdenton, Missouri
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I make some pretty good smoked meats but when it comes to brisket, I won't waste my time. I'll go to Half-Sauced!! Not too impressed with their ribs or burnt ends. Good atmosphere, good quality and definitely affordable. Two people shared the combo platter and it was plenty. Personnel were also very friendly and nice. Worth the time.

Thank langleyj2016
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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209 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food is always good at Half Sauced. My son was visiting and he loves their burnt ends so took him there for his birthday. He said they were very good. My husband enjoyed his brisket also. I was a little disappointed in the potato/sausage soup. I usually get pulled pork and wish I would have ordered that. They were... More 

Thank Jackie W
South Beloit, IL
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have been going to Lake of the Ozarks for 7 years and finally tried this restaurant. OMG it was so good. We told the waitress it was our first time and she suggested the sampler platter for two. It has brisket, pulled pork, burnt ends and ribs. You also get to choose two sides. I have not stopped talking... More 

Thank OzarkME

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4185 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2151
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 573-348-3200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?