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Baxter's Lakeside Grille

4.9
1481 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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An authentic American restaurant with a great bar - that's the idea behind Baxter's. We're perfect for just about any dining occasion or gathering that calls for great food, warm, personal service and an
inviting, casual atmosphere. Our classic American restaurant builds on the rich history and tradition
the Lake Area is known for. We use only the finest, freshest ingredients, coupled with personal service and warm, inviting surroundings. We're happy to bring this dining experience to the Lake of the Ozarks. Baxter's is the perfect place for a business or casual lunch, a special evening out, a family get together after a long day on the Lake, or 'just
because.' We can accommodate most any group from an intimate dinner for two to a business or family party in our private dining room. And don't forget our classic American bar, one of the Lake's great places to meet friends and family.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday through Thursday 11:30 to 9 pm
Friday & Saturday 11:30 to 10pm
Closed Monday
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Phone number
(573) 365-2669
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Corey Roberts
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Catering
Our catering options are customized to meet your needs. Prepared trays to full service dinners. Please call Corey Roberts at 573-365-2669 for details.
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Parking is onsite as well as a shared lot with First National Bank, an adjacent lot to the right. For additional over flow a lot is accross the street in front of the post office. Valet is available weekends during the summer season.
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Special events & promotions
Our Bar and Restaurant are available for your next function. Please call Corey Roberts for pricing and options 573-365-2669

Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1481 People Are Saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
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food
4.8
service
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4.6
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Outstanding meal with unbelievable view. Great choices with everything good. Wife had tilapia with sliced potatoes with bacon blue cheese sauce. I had filet with bacon shallot wine reduction, bacon blue cheese sauce, and asparagus. Really enjoyed watching boats and the beautiful sunset.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

We celebrated a friend’s birthday and it was the perfect evening. Thanks to Ashley, our hostess, and Jennifer, our waitress.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Thank you, the kids said you made it very special! Loved the food, service outstanding, and the view was awesome!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

When you go to the Lake, Baxters is always on our itinerary. Thanks.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

I love going to Baxters when I'm vacationing at the Lake. I usually eat dinner there, but this time we chose lunch for our schedule ....The food took an unusually long time , I don't know if the kitchen was slow, but our server did a great job easing the wait....the view was amazing and we will go back.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Wonderful service from April. So sweet. Cool place to watch a storm roll across the lake. Beautiful view. Great Food.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We love Baxter’s!

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We went for a girls' weekend, and we all loved our food. The sunset view was beautiful.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We were in town for 2 nights, we ate at Baxters the first night in town, the food, the view and the staff was so good, I got us reservations on Open Table the following night and mentioned in the comments that we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. The hostess went out of her way to get us a great table, we had a great server and they made our anniversary memorable. I have been in the hospitality industry for 20 years and both of our visits were outstanding, one of the best overall staffs I have seen.

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Always a good meal, pleasant efficient staff and really tasty food! Great menu!

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Great food, service, and view of the lake - As Always!!!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was great as always. Usually get ribs. Cole slaw one of the better ones. Prices reasonable.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Went for Mother's Day dinner and had a great experience! Made reservation through OT and table was ready when arrived, and had the most amazing view of the lake! Chef's Special on the steak was great! Definitely get the gooey butter cake dessert!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Usually go about 4 times a year.

Noticed that service has been slipping, but attributed that to I’m a local.

Went tonight for Mother’s Day.

Service was slow.

Waited quite a while, and our server showed up and asked if we had eaten.

Now that’s a clue right there.

Said the kitchen told her we had already eaten.

Now how attentive was that service again?

Came back about 5 minutes later, whisked the food down and hit the boogie train.

How long does a baked potato have to sit out to get cold? I mean cold. Steak was cold. Wife’s salmon was cold, Moms steak and potato were cold.

Here’s where they went wrong. They should have said we made a mistake and redone the meals. Instead they served us plates that had been hanging around the kitchen for who knows how long.

To add insult to injury, the Salmon served the second time was raw.

While waiting to leave looked at the plaques on the wall and noticed the most recent recognition was 2014. We figured out the reason why.

So many other choices here to make. This won’t be it again

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Made a reservation at Baxter's because we were in the area celebrating my son's college graduation. We had a party of 7 and was seated at a table with a wonderful view of the water. Food was great and the service was outstanding! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area that's looking for a nice place to eat with great food and service.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great food with sweet, gracious sever

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We were able to get a table by the window, service was awesome, Jennifer was our server. Food was great. Thank you.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great food and great service as usual. Always a favorite place to go for a great steak or fish, also has a GREAT view.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Exceptional. Great service. Food quality and overall fantastic experience.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We love it and we are continuously going back

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Everything was wonderful!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Fabulous as always!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We had an amazing experience at Baxters. The view was incredible. The food was all outstanding. Everyone from being greeted at the door to the waitress to all the servers and bussers were fantastic at their job. I can't wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Fabulous food, view, and service -- thank you, Dylan and Jesse! This was the perfect Mother's Day lunch!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Perfect as always! Thank you for the great service and food! Favorite place on the lake for dinner.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Great as usual

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The menu has been expanded. They have some of the best scallops I’ve had anywhere. Will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

Great food and a beautiful sunset view!

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here. Service was great and food was excellent. Will definitely be back again

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We took our three daughters for a pre-mothers day dinner - the food was absolutely fabulous - their favorite is the dessert sampler plate! Thank you to the great staff for making us feel very special! Fun night!

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

The sea bass is delicious! How a very enjoyable evening. Service is excellent!!!

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Great food and service!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

This is one of our favorite places to dine at the lake. Staff is friendly and attentive, lots of options on the menu, and of high quality. Reservations recommended as they do get busy, which is also a good sign of a quality restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Every time that we visit Baxter's the service and food are outstanding. We always meet our friends at Baxter's and wouldn't go any where else at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Great food and very attentive service. Made our birthday celebration memorable and provided a courtesy group photo and a birthday dessert. Not our first time here and won't be our last!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Great food and service as always. View is great, especially sunsets.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Engagement

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Baxter's is ALWAYS a great restaurant experience! The menu items are all delicious and it is always busy with locals and tourists because it has such a good reputation. The staff is well-trained and is at your beck and call. The view is one of the best at the Lake. When we have visitors coming to meet us....we always meet them at Baxter's!!!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

From being greeted warmly upon our entrance to the great service from Jennifer and Heather and the great food, this was a very enjoyable dinner. The views are outstanding and really set the tone for an enjoyable evening. We loved our filets and can’t wait to return the next time we visit the Lake.

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