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Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits

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$$ - $$$
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4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
+1 573-964-6448
16:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Ruthie D's tonight to celebrate my wife's birthday, our first time at the restaurant. Great experience - excellent food & Laura provides excellent service - she was very attentive, gave us recommendations, yet respectful of our birthday celebration. The birthday dessert was also excellent! We will definitely return.

Thank Rusty F
Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations 7:30 pm but did not get seated until after 8:00 pm. Service very slow waitress Lauren was the worst waitress we have ever had in all of our life.

Thank Pudalee
A TripAdvisor Member
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible experience. Waited an hour and 20 minutes for our food. Steak was burnt and chicken picata tasted like boiled water. No sauce on the chicken and no hint of lemon to be found. Caesar salad tasted like dead fish and lettuce was brown. To many negatives to list here. Wouldn't advise eating at this establishment again. The worst was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the horseshoe bar at HH in this establishment. Friday nights are very crowded. Great chocolate martinis. We went there for NYE and it was an enjoyable experience. It was crowded, but they were well organized and plenty of staff. The menu had a good selection and good prices.

Thank Barbara B
Lake Ozark, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Ruthie D's is a great place to eat. Service plus excellent food keeps you going back to Ruthie D's. The Pork was tender and melted in your mouth. I ordered the fresh salad with tomato dressing is my favorite. The fresh vegetables were wonderful. Try the pork!

Thank ljs458
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our visit to the lake and it was topped off by dinner at Ruthie D's. The service was great and the food was also fantastic. Definitely worth visiting on our next visit to the lake.

Thank Mike S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ruthie D's used to be my favorite restaurant as they prepared many dishes table side including an awesome Ceasar Salad and flaming desserts. But then management changed and they started charging more, less service, and also charged for some of the sides that used to be with the meal. Stopped going there because Ruthie D's turned into an every day... More 

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ruthiesmgmt, Manager at Ruthie D's Dining and Spirits, responded to this review

Ruthie D's stopped doing Tableside 7 years ago, while under previous management. As of this year is under New Ownership and New Management. Side dishes have not changed, the only extra cost is Asparagus which has always been so at Ruthie's. The Ceasar is still made from scratch with the same recipe, just not done table side. More 

Saint-Louis, Senegal
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome! The service was absolutely great! The food was impeccable and a must have! You definitely have to try this! We will definitely do that!

Thank brismithstl
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great experience from beginning to end! Food was perfect and Laura was so personable and prodessional. Will definitely be back!

Thank jenniefer B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dining experience, great view, superb food, great variety. Laura was OUTSTANDING. This was our first visit, hopefully of many.

Thank Melissa W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Seafood, American, Bar
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Private Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4466 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049-9082 (Formerly Ruthie D's)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-964-6448
Lake View Dining and Hand crafted Food prepared by trained Chefs. Overlooking 12mm of Lake of the Ozarks. Screened in Patio, weather permitting. All food made in house! Sauces, stocks, soups, desserts etc... Come taste for yourself! Come Savor Ruthie's on the Bend in Lake Ozark!2014 Silver Cup Chefs Challenge WINNER! Best Chef at the Lake!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?