We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Baxter's Lakeside Grille

2124 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-8600
+1 573-365-2669
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (107 reviews)
“salmon” (50 reviews)
“salad” (65 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2124 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-8600
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (946)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 945 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Baxter's with family for Labor Day. All meals were very tasty. However (and this is the first "negative" thing I've ever said about Baxters), I was disappointed in the serving size for the grilled salmon. I've ordered salmon in a variety of restaurants....More

Thank PastorL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened to be in Lake if the Ozarks for a one day business meeting and we found Baxter’s online review. Took a chance and it turned out to be a magical sunset dinner. We had appetizers such as the calamari which had a nice amount...More

Thank kendalljackson1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love eating here and thought it the best place to take our friends visiting from Africa. There are some interesting things on the menu and some specialties. It all makes for a delightful evening out.

Thank RJBandRDB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit was fantastic! We had amazing service and wonderful food! We loved our meals and couldn’t be happier that we went there! We will go back next time we head to the Ozarks! Amazing view in this place while you eat!

Thank 387vacationers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t hand out 5 stars lightly, but this fine place earned every one. From the incredible view of the water to the delicious food, every base is covered. Our servers were friendly but professional. Our meal was prepared to perfection. This is truly a...More

Thank wadleyfla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible food with a view! Patio fire displays at dark. Highly praised by various organizations. Award winning.--one slight problem: time. Expect to stay there along time--like 2 hr.s and fifteen minutes! Wonderful in so many ways, but it's not the best as you travel to...More

1  Thank anderson213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for our anniversary. They treated us very well! The view from our table was beautiful. I checked the sunset time before making my reservation and I'm glad I did! The food was very good; the filet was so tender and...More

Thank 82,711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service and food for family of 12. Can’t say enough nice things about Baxter’s!!! Specials or menu items - everything was perfectly prepared!

Thank Kbhi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ahi tuna salad and potato soup, fantastic. First time here. View was beautiful, menu has lots of choices. Server very attentive. Good wine choices. Would definitely recommend and will be back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visit the lake, we always start with lunch at Baxter's. The view of the lake is beautiful, the food is always good, great prices and great service.

Thank br0dgekc
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Lake Ozark
Shawnee Bluff Inn
27 reviews
.65 km away
Rockwood-Capri Resort Motel
11 reviews
.82 km away
Shoreland Motel
9 reviews
1.68 km away
The Lodge at Port Arrowhead
35 reviews
1.87 km away
Nearby Restaurants
JB Hook's Restaurant
2,967 reviews
.31 km away
Tucker's Shuckers
549 reviews
1.41 km away
blondies Burger Bar
15 reviews
1.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bagnell Dam
265 reviews
.48 km away
Shawnee Bluff Winery
167 reviews
.67 km away
Lemans Fun Park
22 reviews
.54 km away
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
7 reviews
.66 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Aigerim K
26 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Traci F | Reviewed this property |
Although I don't use it I'm sure some customers do appreciate it. It really isn't any different than when restaurant attendants in big cities provide the same. Mouthwash, hairspray, make up etc.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2124 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-8600
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-2669
  • E-mail
An authentic American restaurant with a great bar … That’s the idea behind Baxter’s. We’re perfect for just about any dining occasion or gathering that calls for great food, warm, personal service and an inviting, casual atmosphere. Our classic American restaurant builds on the rich history and tradition the Lake Area is known for. We use only the finest, freshest ingredients, coupled with personal service and warm, inviting surroundings. We’re happy to bring this dining experience to the Lake of the Ozarks. Baxter’s is the perfect place for a business or casual lunch, a special evening out, a family get together after a long day on the Lake, or “just because.” We can accommodate most any group — from an intimate dinner for two to a business or family party — in our private dining room. And don’t forget our classic American bar, one of the Lake’s great places to meet friends and family.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing