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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%
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“grouper fingers” (14 reviews)
“fried potatoes” (32 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065-2106
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had six kids with us (well... they are 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 26). One of them is a chef. We all LOVED the food! It wasn't busy at all (off season for them, I'm sure). I wish it had been warmer so we...More

Thank awollenberg
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Backwater Jacks has changed in the last few years. It’s always been fun, great entertainment and food. Since putting in the pool area, it has increased the level of fun and variety. You can get there by boat or car.....either way is fine. Their Thursday...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This has always been a fun place. The bar scene is fantastic. Daytime means good food. Crab appetizer is the best.

Thank Shannon5512
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible band. Environment not very clean. It was end of season, but even with all of the expansion in recent years, not a good vibe with this place.

Thank pammyrn62
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Went there late in September. Weather was still wonderful enough to hang out in their amazing swim up bar in their pool. We'd already had lunch, but friends wanted to take the boat over to show us their favorite hangout. Seriously best drinks ever! Hubby...More

1  Thank Glenda C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the lake. I'd put it up there with Jolly Roger's and WAY better than Shorty Pants. We've been here twice now. The first time I had the quesadillas, which were delicious and an ample amount of food...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

First time we have been there since they expanded and added the pool. Really nice job on the expansion. Sushi was good and can’t ever get my wife to eat but she loved it. Wish they would serve the full menu down at the pool...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a rainy morning turned sunny cool day. The atmosphere was clean and impressive. The employees were busy wiping the tables and chairs dry from previous rain. Our waitress was cordial and got paper and crayons for my daughter to color while we...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to Backwater Jacks several times many years ago & always had fun! Great drinks, highly recommend the icee drinks, but now they've put in a huge pool with chairs to lay out in, tables in the water, way more food choices, many more...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a early evening and had a great time. Amazing food and really good choice of drinks. Lovely sunset views also.

Thank RichardWiggett
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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.
Steve H
21 August 2015|
Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know... Go to their website and look....mainly on the weekends and after the holiday day in September no....
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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, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, 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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