5 Reasons Why Wicked Willie's is the Best Place to Watch ALL the Games

With so many sports going on all of the time, year-round, and most of them televised, it's tough for a sports fanatic to decide which one to watch. You could spend most of your day flipping back and forth between channels at home, but a much better idea is to head on over to the best sports bar & grill at the Lake of the Ozarks. Not only do we have ALL of the best games & sporting events playing at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill in Osage Beach, all at the same time, but you can also get delicious food, refreshing drinks, and great conversation without having to get out of your seat! 

The TVs
No matter where you're sitting or which direction you're facing at Wicked Willie's, there will be plenty of televisions in sight for you to catch all of the sports action happening at that particular moment. We've got 33 TVs, plus 3 projections screens, conveniently positioned throughout the restaurant and bar. There's even an extremely comfortable spot with a couch…

10 Fun Facts in Honor of National Burger Month

The month of May is also known as National Burger Month. If you're the type of person that loves celebrating even the lesser-known holidays, then that's the perfect excuse to get yourself to our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar & grill to enjoy one of our many mouthwatering burger creations! 

We'll tell you all about our very own #WickedGood Wicked Willie's Sports Grill burgers at the end of this blog. First, here are a few interesting facts about this deliciously popular sandwich that you probably never knew. (But now you will!)   
The burger we know today is said to have evolved from the Hamburg Steak of Hamburg, Germany. It was introduced to America by European immigrants. During World War I, soldiers called hamburgers "Liberty Sandwiches" in an attempt to avoid using the German name. Many U.S. residents replaced their hamburgers with Salisbury Steak. The classic American hamburger is said to have first been sold at Louis' Lunch in New Haven, Connecticu…

Cinco de Mayo AND Sports... Yes Please!

There are quite a few exciting things going on this weekend. In sports, there's the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, plus we get to watch the classic rivalry of the Cardinals and the Cubs all weekend long at our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar & grill. On the calendar, Saturday also happens to be Cinco de Mayo. Even though Wicked Willie's Sports Grill isn't a Mexican restaurant, we've got plenty of tasty food & drink items that will satisfy your need to celebrate the holiday, so get ready to spend the entire weekend right here with us! 

ALL Your Favorite Sports
No matter what type of sport you're into, if it's on television, we should be able to get it on one of our 33 TVs and 3 projection screens! Wicked Willie's is the best to watch sports at the Lake of the Ozarks, and we've always got all the games playing. 

This weekend the classic Cardinals vs.Cubs rivalry will be played out once again on Friday (7:15 pm,) Saturday (1:15 pm,) and Sunday (7:08 pm!) T…

#WickedGood Appetizers to Tempt Your Taste Buds

Last week our blog, The Intriguing History of the #WickedGood Wing, highlighted one of our most popular appetizers, our Fresh, Jumbo Wings. This week we decided to give a little attention to the other equally incredible appetizers from our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar menu. You'll recognize many of these dishes, but you've most likely never tasted them the deliciously unique way that we prepare them at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill

First up, these are "na-cho" typical nachos! We have a ground beef version as well as a smoked chicken fajita variation, plus we throw in a Buffalo chicken nacho, just because it sounded awesome! (And it is!) 

You can add guacamole or sour cream in addition to the other tasty ingredients on the following nachos for a small additional charge.
Buffalo Chicken Grilled chicken tossed in Wicked Willie’s Buffalo sauce, melted cheddar jack cheese, bleu cheese crumbles, and jalapeno pickled celery, all drizzled with sriracha ranch.

Smoked C…

The Intriguing History of the #WickedGood Wing

A menu must-have for any good sports bar & grill is the ever-popular appetizer - the chicken wing. The best sports bar & grill at the Lake of the Ozarks not only has a #WickedGood selection of tasty wings on our menu, but we're willing to bet they're the best you've ever tasted! We know how the fantastic wings at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill are created, but today's blog gives you a look at how the first wings ever served came to be. 

The First Hot Wings
During our research, we discovered that there are a few different stories about how the original hot wing was created. Unlike today, in the 1960's the chicken wing was considered the least desirable part of the bird. If it wasn't tossed into the trash right away, it's only use was for stock. 

The hot wing histories below do all agree that this delicious appetizer was first introduced in Buffalo, New York (which is where the name "Buffalo Wings" comes from,) but from there the tales vary.

Enjoy Incredible Gourmet Entrees at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill

You probably already know that Wicked Willie's Sports Grill is a great place to catch the game, have a few drinks, and grab something tasty to eat. Many people that have not yet visited our restaurant don't realize that we are also the best place for dinner at the Lake of the Ozarks

The food served at our sports grill is much more than the typical bar food you'd expect to find at most sports bar. Our "bar food" is prepared with fresh ingredients and special recipes that put it well above the quality of what most people are used to, and we even offer gluten-free options. Our menu is completely unique to the lake and like nothing you have ever tasted before at a sports grill. 
Dinner at Wicked Willie's The same goes for our lunch and dinner selections. When you dine at Wicked Willie's, get ready to experience gourmet flavors you would expect from a fine dining restaurant. Our incredible entree menu is the perfect example of this. The following dishes are all…

New Weekly Events at the Best Sports Bar at the Lake of the Ozarks

We've got a lot of new and exciting things coming your way at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill. They all involve delicious drinks and a great time out with your friends. Even though you probably don't need an excuse to convince you to join us at the best sports bar at the Lake of the Ozarks, the following weekly events will give you some added incentive about which days you show up. 

Weekend Bloody Mary Bar
The weekend begins on Friday night, and if you like to enjoy a few cocktails while you're out, there's always a chance you'll need a little "hair of the dog" the next morning to get you going again. The perfect thing for doing just that is a refreshing Bloody Mary. 

Every Saturday & Sunday from 11 am-2 pm, the best bar at the Lake of the Ozarks will have a Bloody Mary Bar set up with all the fixings! You simply tell us what type of vodka you want added to the Bloody Mary mix, and then you're free to add as little or as much of the extras to your d…