On Land

In the spring of 2015, a broad-shouldered stranger took its place alongside the quaint storefronts lining the historic Bagnell Dam Strip. Fortified by exposed metal beams and flanked with rough-hewn wood, the massive two-story structure rose to become the home of one of the Lake’s favorite d…

The most buzzed-about new restaurant at the Lake this year is undoubtedly First Watch. And for good reason: with an extensive breakfast and lunch menu, jaw-dropping portions, and more than a splash of uniqueness, your first meal at First Watch will have you thinking like a hobbit. (Second-br…

Restaurant News

Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound of waves rocking nearby docks mingled with zydeco streaming from overhead speakers melts the stress awa… Read more