Arnolds Perk Coffee House offers the highest quality locally roasted organic coffee beans, from-scratch pastries, smoothies, all-day breakfast and lunch! Stop in and ask about our many gluten-free options. Located across from the Green Space and West Lake Okoboji. Check out our sister location in Estherville: Central Perk Coffee House, 12 S 6th St! Open Read More »
Bob’s Drive Inn opened in LeMars, IA, in 1949 selling Hot Dogs and Taverns. The tradition lives on in Okoboji! Bob’s Drive Inn and Bob’s in Arnolds Park continues to be operated by the Kass Family – providing the same quality as Bob did back in 1949. Serving soft drinks, hot dogs, taverns, french fries, Read More »
Bracco World Cafe & Island Bar is a Lake Okoboji hot spot with a unique menu including an extensive drink list featuring island favorites. The casual upscale atmosphere offers a veranda patio area, large bar, and beach bar area which features live music every weekend. Overlooking East Lake Okoboji. Come by boat or car!
Smokin’ Jakes hickory smoked baby-back ribs, smoked meats, sandwiches, soups, and salads are just a few favorites made fresh daily. Join us for lunch, dinner, late night breakfast, or one of our many Happy Hours to satisfy your craving for homemade food. Smokin’ Jakes casual and friendly atmosphere is the place to meet with family Read More »
Whether it is the DJ where you tell us the dance groves you want, live music not eh weekends, the wings, burgers, and pizza or a cold drink with a dock, deck and view of West Lake Okoboji, The Gardens has it all! Boaters are welcome as dock space is ample. A popular place with Read More »
The Hutt Bar and Grill serves up breakfast Sunday mornings starting at 8 a.m., lunch, and dinner daily starting at 11 a.m. all year long. With a full bar and Okoboji’s BEST Bloody Mary; an incredible staff who will greet you like an old fired. The Hutt is a must on your Okoboji to-do-list! You Read More »
The Ritz is a lakeside bar & grill in the Okoboji Area of NW Iowa. Since 1989 patrons have been enjoying our famous “fishbowls”, live music & homemade cuisine along the beautiful shores of East Lake Okoboji.
Address: 37 1/2 Lake St Arnolds Park Iowa 51331 United States
May - August
A refined, relaxed environment for guests to dine-in or carry-out while enjoying a full menu of coffee, fresh-baked bagels, bakery goods, hand-dipped ice cream, grab-and-go lunch options and artisanal desserts. Your place on the map!
Lakefront dining at its finest at Waterfront Grille & Events Center! Experience stunning lake views at our restaurants while you enjoy brick oven flatbreads, fresh seafood, and some of the best steaks in the Midwest! Our comfortable dining room and our seasonal outdoor lakefront patio dining areas will leave you waiting for your next visit! Read More »
When you want an excellent meal served ‘Okoboji Style’, visit Yesterdays, a local favorite for over 30 years. Yesterday’s has a complete dinner menu and features nightly chalkboard specials. Enjoy seafood specialties such as Shrimp Scampi, Seared Yellow Fin Tuna or Tenderloin of Beef Oscar with Jumbo Lump Crab. Don’t forget to save room for Read More »
Boardwalk Bar & Grill will be taking over the old Godfathers location at Historic Arnolds Park Amusement Park in Arnolds Park, Iowa. Boardwalk will be looking to open its doors for business in May 2021, before Memorial Day Weekend! Patios coming soon!
Los Pueblos is a Mexican-American Grill that adds spice to dining in the Iowa Great Lakes. They offer a full menu of authentic Mexican entrees and American favorites. Order a full meal or choose from the a la carte menu for your perfect Mexican meal. Lunch, dinner and happy hour specials are available daily. Reasonably Read More »
An Okoboji Staple since 1986! Maxwell’s is a seasonal restaurant open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They welcome walk-ins, but highly encourage reservations, especially for evening dinning! From seafood, steaks, drinks, wine and gourmet sandwiches Maxwell’s has it all. On the deck, or in the dining room, Maxwell’s is your special occasion destination. Dock Read More »
At Nautical Okoboji we have a full menu and food specials, such as Wing Monday, Taco Tuesday, and wrap Wednesday! We have a variety of craft beers, domestic beers including our own Nauti Lite, cocktails, Nauti Juice and much more. We have live music, comedy, trivia, darts and #nautifun!
Address: 612 S Highway 71 Arnolds Park Iowa 51331 United States
Open May - September
Nektar, the new kid coffee shop on the block is a must stop during your time in Okoboji. Serving mobile coffee, craft juice, smoothies, smoothie bowls, FRESH from scratch scones and muffins, and much more! Nektar is the little white trailer located next to the Tobacco Shop and antique mall in Arnold’s Park.
The Nutty Bar Stand has been an Arnolds Park icon since 1945. We have been satisfying the Okoboji area’s sweet tooth for generations. Our commitment to serving the highest quality products at the lowest price make us a family favorite. Come have a treat with us and let us be part of your summer tradition!
Portside Pizza Pub, part of the Nautical Family, is the new kid on the block in downtown Arnolds Park. Serving delicious pizza with all natural and homemade ingredients, with a full line-up of domestic and craft beers. We have heard you will want to try and save room for dessert!
Right in the heart of the Iowa Great lakes and with in walking distance to many hotels and resorts is the Koffee Kup! For amazing full service breakfast, a full lunch menu and daily specials you will want to make sure and have a meal at the Koffee Kup. Open daily 7:30 am – 1 Read More »