You survived the winter, and—good news!—your favorite restaurants and bars around the Lake are opening for the season! This week marked the first day of spring and with it comes new food and drink menus, new live music line-ups and new decor at some of your favorite Lake of the Ozarks hot spots.
Backwater Jack's (17.5 MM): Thursday - Sunday at 11 a.m. until weather gets warmer, then open daily for the season. Check their blog for updates.
Bear Bottom Resort (38 MM): Open seven days a week 11 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
On the water’s edge at the 38MM, tucked into a cove at the edge of one of the Lake’s most picturesque bluffs, sprawls a family oasis like no other.
Beaver's at the Dam (0 MM): Thursday - Sunday at 11 a.m. - close.
Big Dick's Halfway Inn (47 MM): Friday 4:00 p.m. & Saturday 12:00 p.m.
Captain Ron's (34.5 MM): Wednesday - Sunday at 11 a.m.
Docknockers Bar & Grill (4 MM): Opens April 6; Hours: Friday, Saturday, & Sundays 11 a.m.- Midnight; Hours Memorial Day - Labor Day: Open 7 days a week 11 a.m.- Midnight
Dog Days Bar & Grill (19 MM): Open seven days a week at 11 a.m.
Franky & Louie's (10 MM): Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 11 a.m., Full Summer Hours Start April 27: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-1 a.m. & Sunday 11 a.m. -11 p.m.
H. Toad's (7 MM): Open Year Round. Hours: Seven days a week at 7 a.m.
Hurricane Dolly's (35 MM): Open Year Round. Hours: Thursday - Monday at 11 a.m.
Jolly Rogers (4 1/2 MM Gravois Arm): Opens April 7. Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 11 a.m. - close.
Say what you will about pirates, they're always up for a party.
Lake House 13: This Lake favorite was sadly destroyed by fire in February, 2018. Rebuilding has begun and they plan to open June 2018. A Go Fund Me Fire Relief account was set up by friends of Lake House 13 to help pay the insurance deductible. You can read about fire below or check out the Go Fund Me Fire Relief
All the water in the Lake couldn't save Lake House 13 on Tuesday morning, when the building …
Larry's on the Lake (31 MM): Hours: Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. -1:15 a.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. on weekdays. Starting May 5 open seven days a week.
Miller's Landing (28.5 MM): Opens March 30. Now Open! Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Full summer hours sometime in mid-may.
Nautifish Rum Bar (3.5 MM Niangua Arm): Now Open! Hours: Thursday & Friday 5:00 p.m.- 10:00p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. -10:00p.m. & Sunday 12 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
Ozark Yacht Club Lakeside Grill (1 MM): Now Open! Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Paradise (24 MM): Opens March 30. Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. & Sunday 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Redhead Lakeside Grill (21 MM): Monday - Saturday at 11 a.m., Sunday at 10 a.m.
At Redhead Lakeside Grill, good food is in season all year long.
Shady Gators (7 MM): Friday, Saturday, & Sunday at 11 a.m.- Close; Memorial Day - Labor Day Hours: Open seven days a week 11 a.m.- close
Shorty Pants (21.2 MM): Open seven days a week at 11 a.m.
Boaters at Lake of the Ozarks love cruising right up to a dock and stepping on land for lunch or dinner.
The Fish & Co (31 MM): Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 11 a.m.
Boathouse Lakeside Bar & Grill (3 MM): Opening May 4. Hours: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday at 11 a.m.- Midnight
Bulldogs (33 MM): Remodeling - Open Memorial Day weekend, seven days a week at 12 p.m.
Sometimes after a long, hot day on the water, you just need a huge stuffed burger and a cold cocktail.
Papa Chubby's Food & Booze (26 MM): Opening April 13
Tap & Grill (6.5 MM): Watch their Facebook page for updates
Westport Yacht Club - Mermaid Cove (5 MM Gravois Arm): Opening in May. Watch their Facebook page for updates.