“Benni Girl eats out” by Bennilover is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

by Kate Robbins

Looking for a great restaurant on the Lake of the Ozarks but want to bring your furry best friend along? Look no further than this list of dog-friendly restaurants on and off the water!

On Water:

Ozark Yacht Club: (outdoor seating only)

1 Mile Marker

For a taste of the finer things, check out Ozark Yacht Club’s Lakeside Cafe at the 1 Mile Marker. With a beautiful view of the water, relaxing energy and fine dining, Ozark Yacht Club is a great spot for any dog-lover!

Boat House: (outside patio only)

3 Mile Marker

Tap and Grill Lakeside Brew Haus (outdoor seating only)

6.5 Mile Marker

Shady Gators (outside patio only) 

7 Mile Marker

Lake Burger (indoor and outdoor seating allowed)

4 Mile Marker of the Gravois Arm

Jolly Roger’s Grub and Grog (indoor and outdoor)

4.5 Mile Marker of the Gravois Arm

Coconuts (indoor and outdoor)

7 Mile Marker of the Gravois Arm

Backwater Jacks (outside seating only)

17.7 Mile Marker

From American favorites to authentic sushi, Backwater Jack’s does it all! With an expansive, dog-friendly outdoor seating and a beautiful view of the water, Backwater Jack’s is a can’t-miss location.

Dog Days (outside seating only)

19 Mile Marker

This waterfront bar is so dog friendly that they put it in the name (along with being the host of the Canine Cannonball!) Dog Day’s is a long-time favorite at the 19Mile Marker with great food, chill vibes and cool drinks. Plus they’ll provide a special pup-bowl of water for your dog!

Shorty Pants (only allowed on the deck)

19 Mile Marker

With authentic Cajun cuisine and an upbeat atmosphere, Shorty Pants is a great spot for any dog-lover. Check them out at the 21Mile Marker and get a legendary Shorty Pants cocktail!

Papa Chubby’s (outside seating only)

26 Mile Marker

Miller’s Landing (outside seating only)

28.5 Mile Marker

Larry’s on the Lake (dock seating only)

31 Mile Marker

The Fish and Company (outside seating only)

31 Mile Marker in Linn Creek Cove

Nautifish Rum Bar (indoor and outdoor seating allowed)

3.3 Mile Marker of the Niangua Arm

Bulldogs Beach House (patio seating only)

33 Mile Marker

Captain Ron’s: (outdoor seating only)

34.5 Mile Marker

Captain Ron’s is a can’t miss party-spot for any person or pooch! The home of the Shootout and Aquapalooza, Captain Ron’s is bringing fun in the sun to Lake of the Ozarks at the 34.5 MM.

Bear Bottom Resort (outdoor seating only)

38 Mile Marker

Big Dick’s Halfway Inn (allowed on the patio only)

47 Mile Marker


Off Water:

First Watch (outside seating only)

Address: 4325 Osage Beach Pkwy N, Osage Beach, MO 65065

Mama Cita’s (patio seating only)

Address: 939 Chef Street, Osage Beach, MO 65065

“Benni Girl eats out” by Bennilover is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

Address:4705 Osage Beach Pkwy Osage Beach, Mo, 65065