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Rabab's Neighborhood Bistro - CLOSED

1621 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51331
+1 712-336-3400
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good10%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
9 Aug 2017
“Good food, lovely host”
13 Jul 2016
“Yummy ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1621 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51331
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Met for breakfast with 8 family members. Sat for a long time outside to eat and talk. A little chaotic in service, the food was good and a lovely place to get together.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff and good food . This is a great okoboji place and offers outdoor dining as well - also gf friendly :) :):) :)

Thank Becky56143
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Amazing food; beautiful location; fantastic service! The restaurant recently relocated from the Hill Ave location in Spirit Lake, IA, and has updated the menu to accommodate many different tastes. The view of West Lake Okoboji can't be better. The staff members continue to provide some...More

Thank donopsd
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This restaurant moved a year ago from Spirit Lake to the Emporium in Arnold's Park. The restaurant overlooks West Lake. If you want to keep your cost down simply go for one of their unique generously portioned gourmet appetizers. There are a number of high...More

Thank Iowegian-Viking
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

As I read these reviews, it appears that there are reviews here for the three different Rehab locations. My husband and I recently ate at the Rehab's in the Emporium at Arnolds Park, and we were very pleased. We had been dining in that spot...More

Thank Chrisannandroger
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Very good food. Interesting choices. Staff is very efficient and friendly. This is a good bistro to give gift certificates to. Receiver will be very satisfied.

Thank Terrie N
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Rabab's on the lake has a great new menu with creative dishes and fresh food. The scallops are delicious and slightly spicy. My husband loved the filet trio! I love the sauces and the presentation. It is great for the area to have such beautiful...More

Thank janinemae
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Ate at the new Emporium location of Rabab's over the weekend and were impressed with the upgraded decor and clean windows! This restaurant has the potential to be an outstanding addition to Okoboji fine-dining. The menu is extensive and interesting, indicative of a "fine-dining restaurant."...More

2  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best dining experiences we've had at the lake and my family's been coming since the 70's. We had made a reservation and told them it was our anniversary. They had a special table for us and even had a flower...More

Thank Kristy B
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We went to Rebab's at Brooks for lunch on a chilly, windy day. The Hostess led us to the back room which was unlit and cold! When I mentioned it was cold, she asked if the table was OK, I asked if she would turn...More

Thank Mickeyscott
RababK_13, Owner at Rabab's Neighborhood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

Dear Mickeyscott, As, I wrote to you in your other review, thank you for visiting our restaurant. We are deeply concerned about the less than excellent experience you had. We would love the opportunity to make it up to you. Please call (712) 332-8176 and...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$49
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spirit Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 712-336-3400
  • E-mail
Impeccable service and delicious food is our commitment to you. Let us cater to your dining desires while you enjoy the best lake view in town. Open for dinner, April through September. Reservations strongly encouraged. We look forward to serving you.
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