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LO's Crab Shack

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2545 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9806
+1 573-693-9041
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I sent two e-mails and called around 5 times to try and make a reservation and finally drove there and they were closed on a Friday night at 7 pm! It would be great if their website or answering machine would actually tell people they WERE NOT OPEN!

Thank Davisfamily4
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Only been there twice now and both times were not a good experience, very slow service, food was okay, I wouldn't put it up there anywhere near Joe's Crab Shack, but okay. I think we've given them the benefit of the doubt, time to go elsewhere.

Thank mgoens
Jefferson City, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a JOKE! They were out of soda, only had water or tea! Seriously?!? We were also informed that their credit card machine was down and we would have to pay in cash! Unbelievable! I don't think they're a real restaurant. They looked as though they were lost having no idea what they were doing. Unfortunately we decided... More 

Thank juliedemarco
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Crab was overcooked and service was not good. We saw one couple walk out because they waited so long. We never got refills on drinks and waited a long time after asking for check. The restaurant was not busy, so no excuse for poor service.

Thank Yvette H
Franklin, in
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Out of all of the restaurants we tried while in the Ozark Lake area, this was the only one we were disappointed with. I had a salad, which consisted of a lot of lettuce, one ring, not a slice, but a ring of red onion, and one hard as a rock cherry tomato, and I had to search through the... More 

Thank Denise P
Frohna, Missouri
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We like their seafood. Our favorite part is that it is very reasonably priced with generous portions. Very good salads too. Good service. The down side is no lake view and bad acoustics. Gets pretty noisy

Thank patspub
Jefferson City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

First time ever coming to LO Crab Shack was great! it was a very clean restaurant and the waitress Mariah was wonderful. She was very friendly and was on top of everything. The food was amazing and I would highly recommend people to go here. I will defiantly be going back!

Thank j0rdie22
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and great staff..read bad reviews but went anyway...would recommend trying!!! Very clean as well

Thank Mariah J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The first thing the waitress brought me was a draft beer that was so flat it tasted like tap water. It was so bad, I had to send it back. Instead of changing the cage, they put a bag over the tap. We ordered stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer 5 mushrooms for $10. The mushroom we not sautéed and completely... More 

Thank Justin B
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We started off by placing our order. After waiting 10 minutes a second waitress comes by our table and tells us the first waitress forgot our order and we needed to place our orders again. My wife's crab legs show up and the end is ice cold like they had been pre cooked and just dipped into hot water to... More 

Thank Randy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2545 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9806
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-693-9041

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?