Captain Ron’s Bar and Grill is a well known restaurant and entertainment hot spot at Sunrise Beach in Lake of the Ozarks. Captain Ron’s has an enviable location right on the water front that includes boat slips for those who arrive via the water. The dining room resembles a giant ship, but if you visit during the summer, you can also choose to sit outside on the patio or beach. Captain Ron’s regularly features a wide range of live entertainment and for the vast majority of the time, the place is usually very busy, which means you should be prepared to wait a while for a table.
The food at Captain Ron’s Bar and Grill is loosely based around the theme of All American dishes. Fish features on the menu and one of the tastier dishes worth trying is crab cakes with sweet potato fries and grouper with jerk sauce. Other not quite so tasty dishes include the pork tenderloin sandwich with its rather lumpy consistency and the tough as old boots ribs in lashings of bar-b-q sauce.
Overall, despite the fact that Captain Ron’s definitely has a great party atmosphere, particularly in the summer time, the food leaves something to be desired. Some of the dishes on offer are very good, but many are lacking in quality, which lowers the overall enjoyment of the venue.
Service is for the most part excellent and the staff are very friendly, so if you are happy to come to Captain Ron’s Bar and Grill to enjoy the atmosphere the venue is famous for, the restaurant has plenty to offer. What Captain Ron’s lacks in decent food, it more than makes for in nightlife and entertainment value.
Overall, based on the atmosphere, I would give Captain Ron’s Bar and Grill 3 out of 5 stars based on the mediocre menu, but would recommend it for a fun night out.
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