Lake Getaways Without The Crowds
Table Rock Lake: Where to eat
Billygail's Cafe The pancakes at this popular breakfast and lunch spot are huge and delicious (417/338-8883).
Devil's Pool Restaurant At Big Cedar Lodge, Ozark dishes like fried catfish and blackberry cobbler star in a dining room filled with antique furnishings (417/335-5141; bigcedar.com).
Fall Creek Steak and Catfish House Servers toss piping-hot rolls throughout the massive, memorabilia-decked dining room. The menu lists steaks, burgers and barbecue (417/336-5060; bransonsbestrestaurant.com).
Level 2 Steakhouse in the Hilton Follow up a perfectly aged grass-fed beef steak with the chef's butter cake and vanilla ice cream (417/243-3433; level2steakhouse.com).
Pictured: Devil's Pool Restaurant at Big Cedar Lodge.