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Ox Yoke Inn

4420 220th Trl, Amana, IA 52203-8035
+1 319-622-3441
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, German, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4420 220th Trl, Amana, IA 52203-8035
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I got the fried chicken plate (family style, which means you get as much sides as you want). My boyfriend paid $9 so he could split the chicken and the sides. I thought the chicken was tough and I would have liked a choice of...More

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

We picked this place for dinner due to its proximity to our lodging and #1 TA rating. My wife and I ratings on the food were: 5 - brat and knockwurst main. 5 - German potato salad. I luuuved it. 3 - Pickled ham appetizer....More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bleh, that's all I can say. If you want canned green beans, spaetzle that was frozen and boiled in chicken broth and panfried veal wellthen this IS the places for you. If you want anything close to authentic or homemade or fresh then go elsewhere....More

Thank lv2trvl2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been to the Amana Colonies for many years but decided to go in for dinner while driving through on the interstate. I don't know if my tastes have changed or if the glut of tourists have made them complacent. My very fond memories...More

Thank emmadunfee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ox Yolk Inn on Triple D, Drive ins, diners and dives. Again we were not disappointed. The Schnitzel was great and We picked a black berry wine that we had to have two bottles of . Price was good and the waitresses were great. I...More

Thank Lydell D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For over 15-years, my family & I have enjoyed meeting at the Ox Yoke when I visit Cedar Rapids. The short drive is absolutely worth it, especially for their Sunday brunch. The fried chicken, sausage links, bacon, omelette-station, oh and the dessert tables.... yum! Some...More

Thank ALRham
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I eat here every year, going and coming from our annual trips to Ohio. The Ox Yoke Inn food is excellent along with the service. I like the Jaeger Schnitzel and Chicken Schnitzel and my wife enjoys the Reuben sandwiches. I highly...More

Thank rickjeffer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch at Ox Yoke Inn to get my fix for good German food. Was seated right away and food was delicious. Waitress was very good and attentive. Great family atmosphere.

Thank Trinidad04
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have many choices for your dining pleasure. All are well prepared and tasty. Good selection of beer as well. The serving staff do an excellent job of providing for your every need. I stayed away from the deserts but they looked very tempting. This...More

Thank 1952car
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even on a Monday at lunch this place is busy. Friendly wait staff, food was delivered timely including home made tasty strawberry rhubarb jam. However the best part of this meal was the homemade banana cream pie. Flaky crust, smooth creamy pudding and bananas amply...More

Thank Linda G
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Don E
11 February 2017|
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Response from uncvcutraveller | Reviewed this property |
Most likely yes.
Julie V
24 September 2016|
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Response from gcleff11 | Reviewed this property |
If your party decides to dine family-style, you will not have any room for dessert... ;)
Anita M
7 August 2016|
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Response from blandboy | Reviewed this property |
It's my experience that options are usually your choice of canned green beans or corn; but you don't have a choice potatoes ... you get whatever's featured that day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4420 220th Trl, Amana, IA 52203-8035
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Amana
  • Phone Number: +1 319-622-3441
  • E-mail
You hungry? Famous for American and German food served "Family Style". Hearty and light portions including chicken, hand cut steaks, roast beef, sauerbraten, wiener schnitzel cutlets, Amana made brats, pork chops, catfish, sandwiches, salads, homemade soups and desserts...Including rhubarb custard with meringue topping, chocolate and coconut cream pies. Pies to Go. Children's and Carryout menus. Local, American and imported wines, beers, and cocktails. Serving daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Banquets and on Sundays a Four Entree Brunch Buffet. The Ox Yoke Inn is "An Amana Colonies Tradition Since 1940." It's main dining rooms were built in 1856, and is a National Historic Landmark. Five generations of the Leichsenring family have owned and operated the restaurant.
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