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The Blue Heron Restaurant

180 Blue Heron Hill Ln, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7084
+1 573-365-4646
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fried lobster” (24 reviews)
“dover sole” (9 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
180 Blue Heron Hill Ln, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7084
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at this restaurant several times over the years, and have always had a great dining experience. They do not take reservations, so we arrived early at 5:00 pm and had a glass of wine in the gazebo until our table was ready,...More

Thank KansasHummingbird
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We've eaten here many times, but this last time it was really great. The French Onion soup was excellent. I would rate it right up there with my recipe. I had the bone-in rib-eye. It was done perfectly and tasted great with the au jus....More

1  Thank dalearch39004
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Blue Heron is a MUST if you're looking for incredible food, drink and service. The atmosphere is beautiful; a relaxing drink on the patio overlooking the lake is the ideal way to begin your evening. We've been coming back to the Blue Heron year...More

1  Thank RDHgrandma
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible experience. From the extensive wine list to the fresh brewed coffee and the owners cognac! Started out with a good bottle of Wine decanted table side. Then we had the lobster bisque with large pieces of lobster, with a splash of cognac and some...More

Thank chefeMark
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Yes, I loved it. Twice. The view from out high over the lake and the friendly service rounded out a lovely meal with friends. Quite a wine list, too. Salmon over lobster risotto was also excellent.

1  Thank GayeS545
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Everything about The Blue Heron is top-notch - the atmosphere, the view, the service, the food! It's expensive but worth it (unlike other places at the lake that are expensive but NOT worth it). It is our favorite place to eat at the lake. The...More

1  Thank lehr2017
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Long wait and one of us went to the bathroom when they finally called our name. They would not seat us as we were not all there so moved us down the list for another hour wait. We were too stupid to leave. I agree...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have been dining at the Blue Heron and it's once sister restaurant, the Potted Steer, for over 30 years. It is a destination that should not be missed. Outstanding wine list and varied menu selections make this a truly memorable dining experience. My favorite is...More

1  Thank donmacphersonjd
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a high dollar place so make sure you research the menu. My wife got the lobster which is always very good. I tried the well stacked steak and lobster which I thought would be a surf and turf. I was very disappointed with...More

Thank Kemper07
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Blue Heron being ranked #20 out of Lake of the Ozarks restaurants is an absolute joke. It is far and away the best (and perhaps only) fine dining option in the area. Consistently great food, beautiful view, and classy atmosphere. I have eaten here...More

1  Thank Mike_Sapphire
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Beverly Z
30 December 2016|
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Response from glaserpa | Reviewed this property |
It has not been sold. He typically doesn't open until mid to late May. I ate there three times this summer and the food and service were, as always, terrific. We've been going there for 40 years and they never cease to... More
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MO6271959
7 September 2016|
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Response from onthelake914 | Reviewed this property |
still have the same great onion rings and the food is still excellent, you should give it another try!!
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swtlec
5 July 2016|
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Response from Stickinup4u | Reviewed this property |
Known for the original batter fried lobster. Also serves filet mignon, scallops, Dover sole, a pork porterhouse pork chop, veal, shrimp scampi, fried chicken, Osso bucco among other dishes and in house made desserts and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Blue Heron Hill Ln, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7084
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-4646
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