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Jun 6, 2011 12:04 PM

Where to go for lunch & dinner at Lake of the Ozarks, MO (Tan-Tar-A, Osage Beach area)?

I'll be at Tan-Tar-A for three weekdays for a conference. It's been years since I was in the area last. Where to go that is good, either not a chain or only a local/regional chain? I'll eat just about anything and I love Mom and Pop places, dive bars to classy joints, ethnic everything. Since it's the Lake, I'd like at least one meal at a restaurant serving local fish. I usually stay away from places that are more bar than restaurant. Not sure that I'll need breakfast recommendations but if there's a don't miss, please share.

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  1. El Jimador is a great Mexican restaurant. There are several in central missouri, but it can't be beat. On the rise bakery and bistro is great for breakfast or lunch, but they are closed certain days. Arris is a great greek restaurant and there are a few in missouri but not a chain. I am not aware of fish places that are exceptional. :)

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    1. re: asuzc

      I also like On the Rise quite a bit.