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1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
+1 712-332-5296
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Immediate seating for lunch on Saturday. Food was fresh and delicious. Service was also great. Highly recommended.

Thank TheOneAfter909
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in a couple of time during our stay. Amazing cheesecake and delicious selection of salads and flatbread. I would skip the drink though, not a fan.

Thank Devin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After stopping in for an amazing brunch, we decided to return for dinner the next night. The service was amazing. Megan was our waitress and she was super fun and suggested the cedar plank salmon--which was on point, the maple glaze killed it! Later that...More

1  Thank BigPoodler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Minerva's is your "go to" place for good food, great atmosphere & friendly people! Have eaten there on many occasions will no doubt return.

Thank sparkle1950
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is great news, sparkle1950! We love to hear you will be back to see us again, as we are fortunate to have such great repeat guests like you - cheers to you and yours, and thank you for your post!

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice option when you want a change from the party atmosphere and pub type food served in many of the lakeside restaurants. Our server Becky was friendly, providing us with lots of suggestions on the most popular dishes. My steak was cooked perfectly. Id suggest...More

Thank HJ M
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for your review and rating, HJ M! We hope to earn a repeat visit from you soon - cheers from the staff and management at Minervas Okoboji!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

A nice change to the local bar food and party atmosphere here in the lakes area. Great full menu with a polite and efficient wait staff. Prices are reasonable for the quality of food you get there. My wife had steak that was cooked perfectly....More

Thank Randy H
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to post this review, Randy H.! Our team at Minervas enjoys being at the top of the list for a fun, well-rounded experience here in Okoboji - we hope to see you throughout the summer!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

My husband and I had a very nice dinner at Minerva's. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. Our waitress, Miranda, was knowledgeable about the menu and our service was excellent. The Boursin mashed potatoes are delicious! We had two meals with two cocktails and...More

Thank PegySue
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

What a great review, our staff and management team thank you, PegySue! We are certainly proud of our staff here at Minervas, and we do hope you will come join us again for another wonderful meal soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

You can never go wrong with the food and service here. The food is fantatsic, the salad bar is Sioux Falls Famous!

Thank Miranda C
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you, Miranda C.! Cheers to you and yours!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The overall atmosphere was decent and the food was okay, but the drinks were made by someone I'm sure has never bartended before. The Mojito was almost all simple sugar syrup and wilted mint leaves with no real hint of Rum. The sex on the...More

1  Thank 950julien
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Many apologies for the poor showing with your drinks during your last visit, 950julien - we do hope you will join us again for some good food, and we will work to make sure your cocktails come out delicious and as expected. Cheers to you...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Terrific food, a bit more expensive than I expected. Service was slow. Food delivery was poorly spaced with entree's arriving almost immediately after soup/salad.

Thank Cheryl L
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Many apologies for the poor timing on our part, Cheryl L. - thank you for the kind words about your meal choices, and we do hope to see you again soon! Cheers!

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Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
Response from Miranda C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a pretty good children's menu.
Kris H
20 January 2017|
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Response from Molly S | Property representative |
Hello Kris! We do have some Gluten Free choices available, please call us for more details or stop on by!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Okoboji
  • Phone Number: +1 712-332-5296
  • E-mail
At the Top Of Our Game in Okoboji!

Minervas Bar and Grill in Okoboji is located at the Arrowwood Resort and just across the highway from East Okoboji Lake. The menu includes a large selection of favorites including hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, authentic pastas, the freshest salads, and house-made desserts. This resort destination caters to the Arrowwood Resort for special events.
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