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What's for Lunch at Wicked Willie's?

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Wicked Willie’s features a menu completely unique to the Lake area. With fresh ingredients and even gluten free options, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks restaurant is a place the whole family can enjoy. Wicked Willie’s is open seven days a week at 11:00 a.m., so it is the perfect option for a nice lunch. Below are a variety of sandwiches and wraps you can order the next time you visit Wicked Willie’s.
Sandwiches
Cajun Tuna Sliders – Blackened ahi tuna, creole vegetable slaw, spicy Cajun remoulade, served on Hawaiian sweet rolls.
Salmon Avocado & Tomato – Olive oil & black pepper marinated salmon, topped with avocado, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayonnaise on toasted wheat bread.
Notorious P.I.G. Cuban – Slow roasted pork belly, ham, bacon-onion jam, Swiss cheese, pickles, mojo mustard, all pressed between a hoagie.
Smoked Turkey & Pepper Jack Club – house smoked turkey, pepper-jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato on toasted wheat bread, and a side of apple-jalapeno jelly.
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Happy Hour at Wicked Willie’s

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Happy Hour is a time to kick back, relax and unwind from a hard day of work. Locals and visitors alike flock to various bars to seek out the best Happy Hour deals at the Lake of the Ozarks. Look no further! Wicked Willie's recently launched their new Happy Hour prices that include not only drinks, but food items as well! Before we dive into the specials, let’s take a look at where Happy Hour originated.
How Happy Hour Came About
Happy Hour is usually referred to as a time where bars and restaurants will have special prices on their drink – and sometimes food – items, but only for certain hours. However, the origin of Happy Hour has nothing to do with alcohol. It all began in the 1920s when sailors were out at sea. It was a slang term used to describe the period of time when sailors engaged in various forms of entertainment, such as boxing or wrestling matches, to take their mind off of the seafaring life.
During prohibition, Americans had to get creative if they wanted to wet their …

Wicked Margaritas - Only at Wicked Willie's!

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There is nothing better than a cold margarita on a hot summer day. Lake of the Ozarks has been getting some really hot days here lately, which just makes us want to bring out the tequila and limes! At Wicked Willie’s, we use more than just limes for some of our signature margaritas! Learn more about the origins of the margarita and what delicious flavor combinations we can offer you at the best sports bar at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Who Created the Margarita?
Just like with many other popular cocktails, more than one person claims to have created the first margarita.  The top contender for the creator of the margarita is Carlos “Danny” Herrera, who claimed to have invented the drink at his restaurant in Tijuana, Rancho La Gloria, around 1938. As the story goes, Herrera created the cocktail for one of his customers, Marjorie King, who was an aspiring actress. She was allergic to all hard alcohol except tequila. To make the liquor a little more pleasing, he combined the ingredients of a …

Watch Your Favorite Sports at Wicked Willie’s

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Wicked Willie’s is the place to go to watch your favorite sporting events. With 33 televisions and 3 projections screens, you won’t miss any of the action. Our menu is unique to the Lake area with delicious burgers and other signature items, all with their own twist. Wicked Willie's served up a Happy Hour special and late night menu every evening. Lake of the Ozarks has never experienced a sports grill like this before! With this June 2016 calendar of events, you’re sure to not miss a game or race:
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Watch Your Favorite Sports at Wicked Willie’s!
With no shortage of TVs at our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar, you will not miss a second of your favorite sporting event this season. Don’t forget about our Happy Hour every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. and again from 10:00 – midnight. Wicked Wednesday’s you can enjoy $2 off all wings, ½ lb P&am…

Satisfying Your Taste Buds at Wicked Willie’s

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Appetizers are always a great way to start off a meal. Appetizers were traditionally served at dinner parties when there was time between when the guest arrived and when the meal was going to be served. Today, appetizers are just considered to be the first course during a three course (appetizer, main course, dessert) meal. Let’s take a look at the origin of appetizers, and then come on over to Wicked Willie’s to try something from our starter menu!  
Brief History of Appetizers
Appetizers have been around since ancient civilization. Greeks and Romans would often sample fish, seasoned vegetables, cheese and olives before meals. Renaissance Italian writer Platina suggested thin rolls of grilled veal to stimulate the appetite for food and drink. However, Persians were the first to claim the tradition of serving appetizers before meals.
Between the late seventeenth and mid-nineteenth century, wealthy Frenchmen had hors d’oeuvres throughout fancy meals. Little plates with items ranging f…