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J. Bruner's Restaurant

5166 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279
+1 573-348-2966
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
5166 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

My wife and I have been together for about 8 years; this whole time she has been bragging about the food at J Bruner's. Recently, we had a vacation at the lake and decided to eat at this establishment. It was a huge disappointment. The...More

3  Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

They are pricey but the quality of the food and service is worth it. Our server was extremely nice and very knowledgeable about the restaurant and menu. We both got KC strips and they were great. My husband's was over cooked a bit but they...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have dinner here each time we go to the lake. The service is great and the food is amazing! It is pricey but well worth it!

Thank Kristyleann1984
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Service was great and the food was good but prices are high. The building isn't anything to rave about and neither is the atmosphere. We went for our anniversary and everyone was very nice....even a great dessert. So go have a great meal but plan...More

Thank MelodieS483
Reviewed 25 June 2014

The food is good but way over priced. Everything is served individually. The restaurant is actually an old house next to a gas station on the old highway. With no windows! The TVs are programmed to show a fake fish tank. Not sure how this...More

2  Thank chefeMark
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We arrived on a what seemed a slow evening. Service was prompt and courteous. They seated our large party of 11 quickly in a room by ourselves. The decor is late 70's/early 80's. Very dim lighting and dark wood paneling. There are a couple of...More

Thank royalmay
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Very over priced. They must think they are a Ruth's Chris. No Atmosphere here. Better places at the lake for less money and better food.

1  Thank Blue3563
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We chose to eat here as this is advertised as having the best steaks at the Lake. The food I would rate as good, however, the atmosphere I would rate as poor. The décor was dated and there was a musty smell throughout the dining...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Food is great! But the service is standard and not much on atmosphere. Prices are very high because sides are all ala cart even salad.

Thank TinaLeeP
Reviewed 22 April 2014

In case your attention span is limited - THIS PLACE IS SUPERB - GIVE IT A GO! And now on to the fine detail... We read the mixed reviews on Tripadvisor and decided the only thing that it's right to do... to make up our...More

Thank PastorG
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Response from Bambi J | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
23 January 2015|
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Response from pboylan | Property representative |
We frequently adjust our menu prices due to market fluctuations of the high quality beef and seafood we purchase. The current prices are printed on the menu you are handed when seated at your table. Our overall average... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 33
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5166 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065-3279
    (Lake Road 54-40 (Winn Road))
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 573-348-2966
  • E-mail
You are invited to experience casual, fine dining at J. Bruner's! Savor steaks and seafood prepared using our exclusive recipes refined over the past thirty years. The warm and inviting dining rooms are the perfect setting for weekly casual dining or that special occasion. Enjoy our Red Room Lounge for a cocktail after work, cocktails before dinner, and/or a tasty ice cream drink afterwards. The best table service completes your dining experience, making J. Bruner's the Lake's Classic Steakhouse. Reservations recommended--book online.
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