A little pricey, as everything is ala carte......not even a salad included in the cost of the steak, seafood or chicken dishes
However, the staff is “Very Friendly & Kind”. Our server got everything right and she was also fun!!
The 4 of us so enjoyed our 2 hrs spent there eating and visiting
Love this place. I always get the broiled lobster. This past experience the lobster seemed not to be as tender as usual, a bit rubbery.
Took my Fiancé there for his birthday. It was my first time going and Oh my goodness, it was AMAZING!! All of the Staff we interacted with were truly professional and very genuinely kind. In addition the food was “to die for”. Had the stuffed mushrooms. BEST EVER and the prime Rib literally melted in my mouth. I STRONGLY recommend this place for ANY and all occasions. I will definitely go back and it was SO worth the drive. Traveled from Fort Leonardwood..
Our waitress was great. We had a 6:45 reservation and a show to catch at 8:00. She did a great job serving us promptly and professionally. The food was great and we will definitely be returning.
Tonight our server Angie told us the Chef said the Prime Rib was off the charts tonight so we all ordered it along with some lobster. She was correct. Probably best prime I have had.
We have eaten here a few times and have never been disappointed! I’ll start with the service, Angie is the best!! She is very good at her job, but does it with such a great attitude and comical approach. I will request her every time we eat here! The food is delicious! We have been with groups and everyone orders different apps and they are all delicious!! The steaks are unbelievable and always cooked to perfection!
We had such a nice experience here. First, our waitress, Kristie was an amazing waitress. So, sweet, friendly and helpful. I was torn between having the lobster Mac and cheese and a steak. Kristie suggestioned I have both and forego the sides that come with the filet. Such an amazing suggestion. The Lobster mac n cheese was life changing. So good, flavorful and creamy. When she served the filet it looked a little dry but cutting into it, I found out I was very wrong. So juicy, tender and flavorful.
Very good experience. Hopefully we will back next time we come to the Ozarks.
Solid choice, has been there for 30+ years, always consistent with Good Lobster and Steaks in my experience. Onion Rings are good appetizer. Wife had the Lobster and I had the Prime Rib for Valentines day. Was very good and Patricia our waitress was excellent. Will return (and request Patricia). Place could use an update, but really it's about the meal and service and both were top notch for us.
First time going there and it was amazing best prime rib we have ever had
Love the atmosphere of Jb Bruners
Cozy - Great Food - hard to choose, menu
But the Fried Lobster is Amazing !
It’s a favorite place to go
The food was over priced for what we received. Just ok in quality.
Great food as always. Had the salmon for the 1st time...can't wait to go back for more. Always have the filet, which is soooo good! Great service, very attentive. We love the gals!
We come her once a year for our anniversary and the food, service and atmosphere are all wonderful!!!
We had an excellent dining experience. The food was very good. Our waitress, Anji, provided outstanding service in her own remarkable way. It was a wonderful experience and would recommend J Bruner’s to anyone at the Lake.
We went for New Year's eve and the food was not good, my trout was burned, my husband's fish had no taste. The wait staff was lovely and attentive but all 4 of us were disappointed by the food and this is not an inexpensive restaurant.
Nice Folks, fair food, service was acceptable. Not opposed to spending good money for a nice meal for sure, but the atmosphere and overall food presentation (I'm not a foodie, but this term seemed to fit) did not in any way fit the cost, which was as much a some finer restaurants we have dinned at in downtown Chicago. I checked "would recommend" so as not to discourage others as long as their expectations are in line for the value they receive. If asked, I will explain cost vs. value, and atmosphere, let them know food is in fact good, and let them decide if Brunners fits their requirements. Not trying to create a bad review, just trying to share my wife and I's thoughts as usable info to management. Thank you
Always great food and service. Great local people who care about your experience.
Great food. Never disappointed. A little pricey, so not an everyday restaurant....more for special occasions or when you just want to have a really good meal and don't mind spending a little extra for some fine cuisine!
Dinner was delicious as always! Our favorite place for dinner at the lake! We don't like the 'chain' restaurants, love the local places and this one is wonderful!
J Bruners has been a longstanding business in the Lake of the Ozarks area. It is understandable why it has been in business so long. The food was excellent! The stuffed mushroom appetizer was so yummy! Wine list has a nice selection. Our waitress, Angie, was very attentive and had a great personality! We will be back!!!
The food was very good . the 6 oz. lobster tails were a bit small and somewhat over breaded. The service was very accomodative and helpful. The onion rings were excellent as was the steak and prime rib.
$$, but one of the best steaks I have had in my life.
Reservation was on time, staff extremely friendly, good entrance and parking for handicap, food was served when expected and their was plenty of comfortable seating. The Thanksgiving Dinner was good other than they were out of one side and the turkey did not include any slices, only shreds and pieces and not too appetizing. Other customers seemed to be enjoying good beef selections.
The only issue I had was the stairs to get to the table. I have a bad knee and it made it a little hard but I really enjoyed the meal.
Rare to find a fine dining restaurant open on the Lake of Monday but J. Bruner's is always open with a perfect steak in a quiet atmosphere. The ribeye was done perfectly with a medium-rare center and crusted outside and my wife's filet mignon was also perfect. Stuffed mushrooms were the perfect start to a fine meal with outstanding service. My only recommendation would be to lighten the atmosphere as it is dark beams, dark carpeting and dim lighting which was very popular back in the 1900s!
Open 24/7 365 - never closed - always good - try the batter fried lobster.
I have dined here twice in a week, something I would rarely do while traveling; the steaks are just that good. Old-school decor should not fool you- the beef is without peer, and the wine list and sides are up to the standard of the steaks. A real gem.
Food was good but for the price you can find other restraurants in the area for less money. The drinks are rather expensive also but for a nice evening you wish to spend a good amount of money for good food then J. Burners is the place to go.
The only place at the lake we have had a good steak!
Always great food, easy to book reservation online, and great service.
Great food. They do good job of taking care of you.
Absolutely amazing Deep Fried Lobster! Everything on the menu is great. Service is always great. Our favorite place at the lake for 20+ years! A must for our trip to the lake.
Went there for our 49th wedding anniversary! Excellent food, great service, and we had a wonderful waitress named Pat. Would definitely recommend this restaurant if you want a place that offers a fine dining experience!
The smell in the restaurant was disgusting! They should have closed the place. I asked server what the issue was and she said it was something in the wall and going to work on it in a week or so. Will NEVER go back and we frequent this place during the summer.
Noisy table close by spoiled the experience. Great steak and friendly servers.
Always a treat that never disappoints. Quality is superb, service is 5 star. This is the place you want to go to if you want an experience you can always count on. Love it and can't wait until next time!
Wonderful visit. Food was delicious. Staff very good. Thank you!
Try the fried lobster and onion rings. Great local place
Amazing steaks!!! Our service was outstanding and we had the best meal that we have ever had in the ozarks !!!.... can't wait to go again!!
This was our first visit to J. Bruners and it will not be our last. The waiter was very attentive to us, made sure we had everything, the appetizers were fabulous, very tasty, the steaks were cooked perfectly, fantastic tasting, absolutely delicious. The raspberry tea was terrific. We are impressed with everything and everyone there at J. Bruner's. Thank you for a lovely girls night out.