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“Batter fried lobster”

The Blue Heron Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 62 Restaurants in Lake Ozark
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Blue Heron is a mainstay at The Lake. I've dined there for many years and have not been disappointed with the food. Although it is considered "fine dining," most people dress like it's "casual dining" which affects the atmosphere as it is very loud. Lots of families which would also impact how people dress and talk (loudly). But it's about the food and the food is very good. The salad dressings are all made fresh and delicious. And then the batter fried lobster! I always get it and I always enjoy it. There is an extensive wine list which the servers are happy to explain. The restaurant is a lovely place to enjoy dinner at The Lake.

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1  Thank AClarke625
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Thus was the last night for the dinner menu as the restaurant will be closing for the winter. Will reopen in the spring. Wonderful place to celebrate with the one you love or just spend a relaxing evening with friends. Higher end menu but worth the money. I always gave the batter fried lobster. Soooo good. My husband loves the king crab legs. They were cooked perfectly this evening. Don't miss the chance to dine at the blue heron on your next trip to the beautiful lake of the ozarks.

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1  Thank Judy S
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Been a full timer here at the lake since 2000, and have seen them come and go, been in the worst and the best, I've given this place multiple chances to prove themselves, and for the price of fine dinning, it's not even close. This place needs to close it's doors.

3  Thank mgoens
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were here with family and had a wonderful evening. This almost "resort-like" setting sits high on the cliffs facing southwest and overlooking Lake Ozark in west central Missouri. It can accommodate a large number of guests with extensive seating inside and also outside around a large swimming pool.

It was late in the season when we visited in mid-week and as such was not crowded. Service was immediate and quite extensive. The owner was on the premises and visited with us during the evening.

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Thank George W
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Went to Blue Heron for dinner with work colleagues while attending a conference at Tan-Tar-A.

Good:
The view
The adult milkshakes (the Copperpenny is highly recommended as a dessert)

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The price
The chicken (the rest of my party ordered some very attractively presented dishes - such as the sole - but when my chicken arrived it was just three enormous segments of deep fried chicken on a plate and nothing else. It seemed very out of character in comparison to the rest of the dishes on the table.)

Thank devalera01
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