Thursday, December 22, 2016

Party At Wobbly Boots Roadhouse This New Year's Eve 2017

Have you made your New Year's Eve plans yet? We've got an amazing suggestion for you that just could result in you ending up at the best New Year's Eve celebration at the Lake of the Ozarks. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse is throwing the party, and Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina has a couple of incredible places for you to stay while you're in town. 

Saturday, December 31, 2016 you can end the year with a bang while welcoming 2017 with a great big party! Wobbly Boots Roadhouse's New Year's Eve party will feature both your BBQ favorites plus a specialty menu and the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Hott Mess, a local band out of Camdenton, will hit the stage from 9:30 pm - 1:30 am, allowing you to dance the old year out and the new one in. They play a wide variety of the best music spanning over 50 years of rock 'n' roll.  

The Boot's amazing everyday menu will be available to order from all night until 10:00 pm, but for this special occasion, they've put together an additional menu for one night only. Your choices include: 

Asian Ahi Tuna Appetizer
Seafood Bisque

Brown Sugar Salmon
Crab Legs
Smoked Prime Rib
Filet Oscar

Even though Shorty Pants Lounge closes for the season, our incredible vacation rental houses at the Lake of the Ozarks are available all year round. While we are writing this blog, both of our rentals are open for New Year's Eve Weekend, but don't wait too long to reserve one. They'll be booked up before you know it! Both are perfect for sharing an awesome weekend with a large group of family or friends, and they're conveniently located close to all the action in town. 

The Glass House sleeps up to 8 guests and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,500 square feet of living space. The Red House gives you even more room to play and sleeps 13, boasting 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 3,400 square feet of living space.

Both vacation rental houses have gorgeous decks and panoramic lake views, plus all the comforts of home. The kitchen is stocked with all the necessary appliances, and there's even a washer and dryer, so you can plan to stay an extended weekend (or longer) with very little packing involved.      

The 2016 season was an amazing one for our waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, and we really hope that it was great for you too. With 2017 just around the corner, we're already looking forward to making the most of it and having Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina's best summer ever! Happy holidays, from our family to yours.   

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Best Holiday Catering at the Lake of the Ozarks

You've hopefully got your Thanksgiving plans figured out by now, but there are a lot more reasons to gather your family and friends together coming up very soon. That's going to take a lot of planning on your part. Let Shorty Pants Lounge take a little bit of that burden off of your plate! You will experience the best holiday catering at the Lake of the Ozarks coming out of the kitchens of the Barrett Restaurant Group. 

Catering Services
When you let us cater your event, you get the power of three of the Lake of the Ozarks best restaurants at your disposal. The Barrett Restaurant Group is made up of Shorty Pants Lounge, Dog Days Bar & Grill, and Wobbly Boots Roadhouse. Each kitchen has its very own distinct menu items, so you will have a diverse selection of foods to choose from. 

Our experienced staff will work with you to create a personalized experience that is sure to please the taste buds of all of your guests. No matter what the event is, or what time of day you are hosting it, we've got you covered. We offer custom-designed menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner, receptions, seminar breaks, office parties, and more. Don't worry about the size of your event, because our talented staff can handle everything from a few friends all the way up to a group of 500! 

Dine-in, Pickup, or Delivery
We can easily load up our amazing catering van (you'll definitely know it when you see it coming down the road!) and bring your customized menu full of delicious foods directly to your holiday party. We'll set it all up and make sure everything is perfect, and all you have to do is enjoy your celebration along with your guests. 

If you only need a small amount of food for your gathering, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse is open year-round, so you can always give them a call and and arrange to pick your order up. Another option that makes your event planning even easier is to host your party at one of our Lake of the Ozarks restaurants.

Wobbly Boots BBQ has a party room that can be reserved for your group, and Shorty Pants Lounge and Dog Days sometimes open up the doors during our off-season to accommodate private parties. In this case, you don't even have to clean up your house before of after the celebration. We'll take care of the setup and cleanup for you right here in "our house."   

Book Your Event NOW!
All of our catered events are booked on a first come, first served basis. There are only a few weeks in December to fit a whole lot of holiday parties, so if you want to offer your guests the delicious flavors of our Lake of the Ozarks catering, make sure to contact us soon and book your date before it's taken. 

Give us a call at 573-348-2277 to make that happen. We'll need a final guest count one week prior to the event, and after that, your customized holiday menu will be on its way! Take it easy this holiday season and let Shorty Pants Lounge, along with our awesome sister restaurants, take care of the cooking for you. 

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Enjoy the 2016 Gala of Trees at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse

Christmas is coming early this year to our sister restaurant, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse! They are the new host for a wonderful annual holiday event at the Lake of the Ozarks - The Gala of Trees - Novebember 17-19, 2016. You can pick up some Christmas decor for your home while helping to make sure that every child in the lake area has a happy holiday. Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina has all of the important details right here for you.

The Gala of Trees
The event organizer, Christy Janssen, along with her mother, Pam Leffringhouse, got the idea for this fantastic fundraiser after decorating trees for a similar event in Quincy, Illinois. The way this Lake of the Ozarks version works is like this:
  • Bare Christmas trees and wreaths are donated to the event by Lake Regional Hospital.
  • Businesses and organizations volunteer to decorate the trees and wreaths with unique themes and ornaments.
  • Everyone is invited to come in, view the items, and make a bid in the silent auction to take home the decorated items.
  • The Lake Ozark Rotary's Candyland project and the Lake of the Ozarks Idiots Club take the money raised to buy Christmas gifts for local children in need. 

Same Event, New Home!
Since its beginning, the Gala of Trees was hosted at Bootleggers. The closing of their restaurant offered Wobbly Boots Roadhouse the chance to take on this wonderful holiday event, and they couldn't be more excited! 

The whole thing gets started on Thursday night at 5 pm with the great big kickoff party at the Boot. While participation in the silent auction throughout the gala is free, tickets for the kickoff party are $20 each. This includes appetizers and soup, one glass of Gala Punch, and the exclusive chance to win the Gala Christmas wreath that will be given away at 9 pm that evening. 

All day and night, both Friday and Saturday, you are encouraged to stop by Wobbly Boots, check out the amazing decorations, and make a bid. On Saturday evening, the highest bidders will be announced. Dale Blue will be onstage Saturday evening to keep you entertained while you wait for the results. If you are a winner, then you are free to take your tree and/or wreath home and put it in a special spot for the holidays.  

See you there!
All of us here at Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina will be sure to make time to stop by Wobbly Boots Roadhouse and check out the Gala of Trees, and we hope to run into many of you while we're there. After you're done making your bids, head on over to your favorite waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks and join us for a bit too. 

We are still open 7 days a week at 11 am, and there's plenty of seating inside when it's chilly, while the lakeside deck is still open for these unseasonably beautiful days we've been having. See you soon, and happy holidays!   

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Stay In Our Rental Houses This Holiday Season

There are lots of wonderful reasons to visit the Lake of the Ozarks in the "off-season," and Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina has a couple of amazing places for you to stay while you are in town. No matter what the reason is for your trip, you will find the best vacation rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks all year long just up the road from our restaurant and marina. 

People travel to the lake area for a variety of reasons over the holiday season. It's not just a summer spot! Thanksgiving & Christmas bring family members back to town for visits, there's lots of time in between those holidays to attend events and go shopping, and then of course, there's New Year's Eve to celebrate. You will need a place to stay while all of those things are going on! 

Our Amazing Rental Houses
Last Summer, the Lake of the Ozarks best Cajun restaurant added vacation rental houses to the list of fantastic things that we have to offer our awesome customers. There are two to choose from. Both are located within walking distance of Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina, conveniently located in Osage Beach, off of Hwy. KK and Three Seasons Road, on the 21 MM. 

You will find all the comforts of home, including a beautifully appointed kitchen, a washer and dryer, and all the necessary appliances needed for everyday living in each. If the weather cooperates, you even have gorgeous decks to enjoy the amazing lake view from.  
The Glass House
This vacation rental features 1,500 square feet of living space, lakefront access, and breathtaking panoramic lake views. It sleeps up to 8 guests comfortably with 2 queen size beds, 1 full bed, and a sleeper sofa in the living room. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a 44-foot deck.  

The Red House
This house offers a more space at 3,400 square feet. It has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, lakefront access, a full kitchen, 2 incredible decks, and the same breathtaking panoramic lake view. 

Holiday Fun in the Lake Area
With everything going on in the next couple of months at the lake, you will definitely want to spend some time here. Go ahead and enjoy one of our two vacation rental houses at the Lake of the Ozarks so that you don't have to stay at your relative's house, and so you can attend a few of these awesome events. (For event information, visit  

Gala of Trees - Nov. 17-19
Our very own sister restaurant, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, is the new home for this wonderful annual event. The restaurant will be filled with uniquely decorated trees and wreaths, and you can bid silent auction-style to take one home with you. All of the proceeds go to Candyland and the Idiot's Club to purchase toys for local children. 

Gala of Trees, Lake of the Ozarks, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse

Fall Open House Wine Trail - Nov. 19
Travel Osage Beach Parkway to shop the many great local stores and retailers along the way. A neighborhood open house which will include specials, treats, wine tasting, and lots of holiday cheer.

Black Friday Shopping - Nov. 25
If you're someone that loves to head out early the day after Thanksgiving (or early on Thursday evening) to take advantage of all the discounts, rest up in one of our rental houses before you head out to all of the incredible stores the lake area has to offer. 

Small Business Saturday Shopping - Nov. 26

As long as you're here and in the shopping mood, spend today visiting the many excellent small businesses that the lake area boasts. 

Holiday Lights

You will find displays all over the area. Here are a few of the popular ones. 
  • Osage Beach Holiday Lights in Osage Beach - Nov. 26 - Dec. 31
  • St. Patrick's Festival of Lights in Laurie - Nov. 24 - Jan. 1 
  • Enchanted Village of Lights in Laurie - Nov. 18 - Jan. 1

Ice Skating
Old Kinderhook's outdoor ice rink is open to the public daily, and on weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas they host a family friendly Christmas Village with activities, carolers, Santa, and more. 

Deck the Docks Holiday Light Cruise - Nov. 25- Dec. 30
Every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday between the dates listed above, the Celebration Cruise Ship will take people out on the lake to enjoy holiday lights from the water. This annual event benefits the Dogwood Animal Shelter. They will also be having a dinner cruise this year on Dec. 6 with live entertainment from Dale Blue, plus a live auction, and 100% of the proceeds will go to Dogwood.   

New Year's Eve - Dec. 31

If you've been to the lake, then you know we know how to party! Enjoy one of the many celebrations in the area, or throw a party of your own for a small group of friends in one of our Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental houses. 

2017 Lake of the Ozarks Mardis Gras Pub Crawl - Feb. 18, 2017
Yes, it's a little beyond the holiday season, but we couldn't resist sharing the date for this amazing annual event. So many people come down for this gigantic pub crawl, it almost feels like summer. (Except for the weather, of course!) We expect our rental houses to book up quickly for this weekend, so reserve early!

Be Our Guest!
There's no need to stay with family or rent a cramped hotel room when we have these two unbelievable holiday house rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks waiting for you. Relax and feel right at home while you are in town to enjoy all of the amazing things that the lake area has to offer over the holidays. Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina is here to make sure that you have an amazing time, no matter what the season.  

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Join Us At The 2016 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

Some of the lake area's very best chefs will be showing off their culinary skills at the 2016 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, and Shorty Pants Lounge simply had to add our very own amazing chef to that list! This annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks is not only an incredible evening out, but also a wonderful way to raise both money and awareness for an important organization.

The Details
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Lodge of Four Seasons
5:30 pm 

The Event
The highlight of the event is the wonderful meal that all attendees get to enjoy, provided by the many fantastic chefs from around the lake area. Individual tickets are available online, and you are encouraged to sponsor an entire table. Call a few friends and attend together! Business or cocktail attire is suggested for attending the event.  

In addition to raising funds from ticket sales, there will also be tables full of awesome silent auction items to bid on, as well as some unbelievable live auction packages, including personal chef dinners and vacation getaways. There are also raffles and their "Fund the Mission" section where voluntary donations are collected. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation, you can do that on the Lake of the Ozarks March of Dimes website.      

Chef Scott Munsterman & Our Goodies
Your favorite Cajun restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is participating in a couple of different ways this year. Not only can you sample our delicious kitchen creations that evening, but you can bid on an incredible dinner package from us too. 

Chef Scott is preparing some mouth-watering menu items for the Lake of the Ozarks Signature Chefs Auction this year. First of all, he will have a Smoked Hickory Bacon Pork Tenderloin for everyone at the event to try. That sounds pretty amazing on its own, but he'll also be serving up an unbelievable Bourbon Bacon Cheesecake. The bacon for this delectable dessert is marinated in Tennessee's finest bourbon, but as for the rest of the recipe details, well, that's a heavily guarded secret!

We will also be participating in this year's silent auction. One lucky bidder will have the pleasure of winning a 5-course dinner for up to 8 guests, plus 6 bottles of wine. That sure would be a wonderful holiday gathering for your family and friends, or even an amazing gift to give someone special. The best part is that the money you spend on it will help to save young lives.   

The March of Dimes
This organization's mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births, and infant mortality. Prematurity is the #1 reason for newborn deaths. The babies that do survive being born early will most likely face a life full health problems. This affects nearly 23 million babies worldwide every year.  

Since 1958, when it was founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the March of Dimes has been working to help families make it through the difficulties that premature birth can cause. They use the money raised to invest in research, education, and community services.  

Stop By Our Table & Say Hi
Chef Scott and his helpers would love for you to stop and say hello when you visit our table to try a taste of Shorty Pants Lounge's delicious creations for this wonderful event. Your stomach will be thrilled that you decided to attend the 2016 Lake of the Ozarks Signature Chefs Auction, and so will your heart. We hope to see you there. 

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We've Got the Cajun Flavors of Bourbon St. in Osage Beach!

Get the taste of New Orleans right here in mid-Missouri with the best Cajun food at the Lake of the Ozarks. You don't have to travel far to enjoy the flavors of Louisiana when you make a trip to Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina.

Cajun Style Cooking
Cajun food is a style of cooking that could be classified as a rustic cuisine. These particular types of recipes are named for the French-speaking Acadian people that made their homes in Louisiana. They used the ingredients that were easy to find in the region to prepare flavors that stood the test of time and people can't get enough of. 

Some of the staple items that you will find in Cajun cooking include rice, sausages, seafood, and vegetables. Shorty Pants Lounge's menu is filled with these throughout, but it's especially evident in our Bourbon Street Eats offerings. These dishes feature rubs and spices direct from Louisiana, just like you would encoutner if you visited the French Quarter in person. Here's a look at the amazing Cajun meals we have for you right here in mid-Missouri. 

Our Bourbon Street Eats

Crab Cake Pasta
Two delicious handmade shrimp and lump blue crab cakes are placed on a bed of angel hair pasta with delicious seafood cream sauce.

Cajun Alfredo
A mildly spiced Alfredo tossed with fettuccine noodles. Add chicken or shrimp, or if you can't decide, add them both!

Easy Street Trio

You will love this sweet and spicy blush cream sauce with andouille sausage, shrimp, and tender chicken, all served over fettuccine.

Chicken New Orleans

A blackened chicken breast sauteed with a trio of bell peppers paired with a kickin' Cajun cream sauce and served over rice.

Shrimp N Grits

Large shrimp sauteed with andouille sausage, onions,and mushrooms, served over our homemade cheddar cheese and jalapeno grits.

Voodoo Chicken
A spicy marinara blackened chicken breast gently placed over a bed of sauteed onions, peppers, and rice.

Smothered Catfish
A catfish filet, either fried or blackened, served on a bed of rice, smothered in our crawfish etouffee.


A Louisiana rice-based dish that is steeped in rich and subtle spices along with andouille sausage, smoked chicken and shrimp. If you're up for some extra flavor, try it dirty!

Red Beans N Rice

This classic dish is seasoned to perfection and served with a link of andouille sausage.

Crawfish-N-Shrimp Etouffee
Crawfish & shrimp smothered in a rich, creamy etouffee sauce with creole vegetables, served with rice.

New Orleans Medley

A plateful of our signature entrees, creamy crawfish etouffee, rich jambalaya, red beans & rice, and a half link of our andouille sausage. 

Cajun Dining, Inside & Out
In addition to those mouth-watering meals, you will also find a fully stocked bar capable of creating hand-mixed cocktails that complement them perfectly. Your legendary drink choices include muddled Mojitos and Cajun Bloody Mary's. We also have a wonderful selection of wines and the coldest beer at the lake. 

You can enjoy waterfront dining at the Lake of the Ozarks when you visit us, but if the fall weather is a bit too chilly, you can sit next to our outdoor fireplace or inside our spacious dining room. Our restaurant is smoke-free indoors, and we have an excellent kids' menu, making this a great place to eat for the entire family. 

The next time you are craving a little Creole cuisine, head on over to Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina. It's a lot closer than a trip to New Orleans, and it tastes every bit as amazing! 

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Fall Family Fun at the Lake of the Ozarks

Our Lake of the Ozarks Cajun restaurant is located in the middle of one of the most magnificently scenic areas in mid-Missouri. No matter what season you visit, the natural beauty is absolutely stunning. Fall is no exception, and Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina knows about a few fun things for you and the family to do while you are here. If you stay in one of our Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental houses, you'll have plenty of time to enjoy a lot of these.  

Pumpkin Patches
There are a couple of pumpkin patches in the lake area that offer lots of fun for people of all ages. You can get much more then just pumpkins at these attractions.  

  • Cave Pumpkin Patch
    • New to the area, this farm is located at 123 Swinging Bridges Road in Brumley, MO. It costs $6 for a day full of excitement. Activities include: a corn crib, mini golf, a duck race, a water balloon sling shot, pumpkin painting, a barrel train, hay ride, and so much more, including entrance to the cave. Concessions are available, and there are plenty of great photo opportunities. It is open on Saturdays & Sundays in October from 10 am - 5 pm. 
  • MECCA Family Farm
    • Located at 425 Delmar in Roach, MO, this farm is open Saturdays & Sundays throughout October from 10 am - 5 pm, and it's filled with fun things to do. The $5 admission fee gives you access to a big slide, the petting zoo, hay rides, a maize walk, the corn crib, and face painting, to name just some of the fun awaiting you. They also have a corn cannon that you can fire for a small additional charge, and a concession stand full of seasonal treats.    

Scenic Parks
If you like to hike and enjoy being out in the crisp fall air, then a trip to one of the many scenic parks at the Lake of the Ozarks may be a great day for you. Here are a couple that are nearby, and both are accessible by land and by water.

Ha Ha Tonka, photo form 
  • Ha Ha Tonka
    • There are tons of trails to explore in this gorgeous state park, plus the ruins of a historic stone mansion, a natural bridge, and the Ha Ha Tonka Spring. Make sure that you bring your camera, because this amazing area is something that you will want to document and share with everyone you know.    
  • Bridal Cave
    • One of the most scenic cave tours in America is located near Shorty Pants Lounge. Bridal Cave is open year-round, and during the tour you will learn all kinds of interesting geological facts, plus hear fantastic tales from the cave's past. The cave is in Thunder Mountain Park, which has many trails to explore and a fire tower that you can climb. You will also find lots of unique rocks from around the world in their gift shop, and you can even pan for treasures in their sluice. 

Halloween Fun
The lake offers quite a few Halloween activities for families. Some may be a bit scary, others are more tame, but they promise fun. You can find contact information for all of these events, plus more, at

  • The Haunted Holler - Friday-Sunday until October 31
    • A quarter-mile haunted trail in the woods 1-mile behind Hy-Vee in Osage Beach. Admission is $10, and it is recommended for ages 6 and up. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • OCTOBER 22:
  • Lake Regional Cares For Kids Festival
    • From 10 am - 1 pm in Lot B of Lake Regional Hospital, lots of fun is planned for the whole family. Free hot dogs will be served from 11 am - 1 pm, and there will be emergency vehicle tours, car seat safety checks, face & pumpkin painting, games, crafts, a costume contest, and more. The first 200 kids to arrive will be given a free Lake Regional Cares for Kids t-shirt. 
  • Halloween Bash Trick-or-Treat on the Strip
    • The historic Bagnell Dam Strip will have trick-or-treating at participating local businesses along the strip from 1-4 pm. There will also be costume contests with prize categories for both children and adults. 
  • OCTOBER 27: 
  • Hy-Vee Hallow Trick-or-Treat Maze
    • Hy-Vee's pumpkin patch in their Osage Beach parking lot will be transformed into a trick-or-treating maze from 4-7 pm. Entry is $2 per child, and this money will be donated to the Dream Factory and Wonderland Camp. 

Stay in 1 of Our 2 Rental Houses at the Lake
There are a few great weekends left this fall for you to visit the lake area, and Shorty Pants has the place for you to stay while you're here. Why rent a room when we've got entire houses available for you to enjoy? There's room for the whole family, or even a big bunch of traveling friends. 

The Glass House sleeps up to 8 comfortably, and the Red House can house up to 13 guests. Both rental houses have gorgeous decks with breathtaking lake views, grills for barbecuing if the weather allows, a washer and dryer, full kitchens, and many comforts that will make you feel right at home. If you want to get in a little fall boating, feel free to use the courtesy docks in our marina. Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina are only a short distance away from these magnificent houses. 

Don't forget that Christmas will be here before you know it, and the lake area has many wonderful places to shop. Make your reservations now for one of our Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental houses so you and a group of friends can spend a few days checking out all of the unique stores this area has to offer. We hope you have a great season, and we hope that you spend a little bit of it right here with us. 

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Celebrate National Seafood Month With a Bit of Cajun Flavor

We are known far and wide for having the best Cajun food at the Lake of the Ozarks, and many of those Cajun dishes feature some type of seafood. Since October just happens to be National Seafood Month, we figured it was an excellent time to highlight a few of the mouthwatering seafood dishes you will find at Shorty Pants Lounge

Seafood is Good For You
Seafood is not only good to eat, but it's good for you. Did you know that there are many health benefits to eating seafood? It is recommended by the American Heart Association that a person should eat fish twice a week to improve heart health. This is mainly due to the high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood.

It's also a great source of protein and many other vitamins and minerals. Other benefits for your body of eating seafood are: good skin, a boost in brain power and healthy eyesight, it is good for joint stiffness, and can even decrease depression. In addition to all of that, they way we cook it up, it tastes pretty amazing too!

Shorty Pants Seafood

Big Easy Shrimp
Large gulf shrimp sauteed in Budweiser, rosemary, butter, and a zesty lemon sauce.

Sweet Coconut Shrimp
A mix of sweet coconut combined with crunchy frosted flakes send these huge gulf shrimp over the top! They are served with a sweet raspberry sauce for dipping.

Crab Artichoke Spinach Dip
A mouth watering mixture of spinach, artichoke, and blended cheese, with our own tasty addition of crab. It's served with warm tortilla chips. 

Crab Cake Pasta
2 handmade shrimp and lump blue crab meat cakes rolled in seasoned bread crumbs and topped with more shrimp, served in our seafood cream sauce, all atop a bed of fresh fettuccine. 

Seared Ahi Tuna
6-oz. of sesame encrusted Sashimi style Ahi tuna, served with sesame ginger dressing and a wasabi cream sauce. You will find this on our starters menu, and also as a sandwich and on top of its own specialty salad.

Asian Shrimp Salad
Fresh greens and crispy cabbage with blackened shrimp, served with a medley of tomatoes, carrots, red peppers, baby corn, slivered almonds, Craisins, and rice noodles, tossed with a toasted sesame ginger dressing. You can also try it with blackened Ahi tuna on top. 

Cajun Fried Oysters
Lively, seasoned, hand-breaded, southern fried oysters, served with our house Bloody Mary cocktail sauce.

Crawfish-N-Shrimp Etouffee
Crawfish & shrimp are smothered in a rich, creamy etouffee sauce with creole vegetables and served with rice. If you're in the mood for even more seafood, try the Smothered Catfish, which has this dish poured over the top of a delicious catfish filet. 

Catfish BLT
Now you're in the South! A hand-breaded catfish filet served with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and our Cajun mayo on a toasted French roll. Available fried or blackened. 

Catfish, Oyster, or Shrimp Po Boy
Choose either southern fried catfish, big deep-fried gulf oysters, or hand breaded shrimp for this sandwich with Cajun mayo, lettuce, and tomato. 

It's National Dessert Month, Too!
October likes to pack a lot into its 31 days! Top of your Seafood Month celebration at Shorty Pants Lounge with one of our savory desserts.

Bananas Foster
Fresh bananas, thickly sliced and sauteed in our Cruzan Black Strap Rum sauce and topped with vanilla bean ice cream. 

Chocolate Bayou Cobbler
A decadent Hershey's chocolate experience topped with vanilla bean ice cream and whipped topping. A must try!

Try this French Quarter favorite, Louisiana's doughnut. Perfectly deep-fried pastry tossed in powdered sugar and served with our house-made sweet raspberry sauce. 

We've still got a few great weeks of fall weather ahead of us, so you'll have plenty of chances to visit your favorite waterfront restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks before our season is over. Don't wait, though, because we want to see you in here as many times as possible before winter's chill sets in. We open for lunch at 11 am, and our Sunday Happy Hour features drink specials on our famous Cajun Bloody Mary's, Screwdrivers, Mimosas, and Margaritas. See you soon!

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