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Shady Gators

) #38 of 47 Restaurants in Lake Ozark €€ - €€€ American,
132 Sweet William Rd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7015
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good19%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar
€€ - €€€
132 Sweet William Rd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7015
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped for drinks and enjoyed our time with our bartender! Great social setting and even better company!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oh my, this place makes the most redneck hillbilly place look fancy. My wife and came with the bad recommendation od dressing up, like in club wear. So my wife has a sexy dress and heels as we were expecting a nice place to dance...More

Thank TastyMagazine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday for the annual Johnny Cash Black Party. We were happy there was a special event since we were there during the week and didn't want to be the only ones at the bar! It is right on the water which...More

Thank Kelsey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want music and dancing this is the place for late night club atmosphere. However it was next to impossible to get a drink, bartenders very rude.

Thank Thompson71414
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right off of the lake, Shady Gators is a fun place to go. If you get there before 7:00 you can usually find a table to sit at. Stay for the bubbles, it's a lot of fun to watch everyone dance in them.

Thank famlang1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had chicken nachos- good but not special. Hubby had gator bites and liked them and gumbo- which was good, but nothing really special. I did love the rum runner/ Pina colada slushee though.

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been to Shady Gators in awhile when we decided to stop for lunch. There were only a few other tables and yet we waited ten minutes before a server came to ours. In the meantime there were two servers and a bartender right...More

Thank Linda3309
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in around 530ish for the radio advertised "Sunday cajun boil" at Shady Gators. However, the 69.00 entree was pathetic. Nothing was boiled in any cajun spice, and upon trying each item on the platter everything was either room temperature or cold. Fortunately, I had...More

Thank Clay N
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We visit every year since it's opened! One of my absolute favorite places to eat and hang out with friends and family after playing on the lake! By boat or car, it's accessible. Service is great, food is terrific, music is on point and the...More

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Have been there several times. Always lots of trash under the deck that guests walk past if arriving by boat. The last few times we visited we had to smell so,ething gross---probably the septic system. Not at all appetizing.

Thank Peajay26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Sweet William Rd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
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