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Minervas Restaurant & Bar

) #2 of 10 Restaurants in Okoboji $$ - $$$ , American,
1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355
+1 712-332-5296
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, American, Grill, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended an outdoor reception catered by Minervas' at the Arrowwood Resort. The appetizers were excellent and had a nice variety of choices. Drinks used nice liquors and wines. Beer selection was the standard national brands with Sam Adams being the only craft-like brew. During...More

Thank JoRoOmaha
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for this post, JoRoOmaha - we appreciate the guest perspective on these events! We are happy to hear the reception went well, and we will make sure to review the bar issues with our staff. We hope to earn another visit from you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, presentation and wait staff. Steak prepared perfectly. Seafood was wonderful and Risotto was excellent (which isn't easy to do).

Thank Jeff Z
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What a great compliment! Thank you very much, Jeff Z. - we are so fortunate to have wonderful guests like you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but not happy with sauce on my steak. Italian salad was very good. My grandsons like the kids noodle dishes.More

Thank bjplou
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your post and rating, bjplou! And please let us know if we can fix anything with your meal while you are in the door, as we love making sure our guests are 100% satisfied with their choices! Cheers to you and yours,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank TheOneAfter909
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are proud of what we offer here at Minervas Okoboji: fresh, chef inspired cuisine served with a fun attitude in a comfortable atmosphere! Please come back to visit us again, TheOneAfter909!

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you could join us for a couple of meals during your stay, Devin F.! Please let us know if we can do anything to ensure your experience is top-notch - we hope to earn another visit from you again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 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
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This review is amazing, thank you BigPoodler! We appreciate you so much, and our staff and management team would like to invite you back again soon to see us - we love great guests like you! Cheers to the next time

Reviewed 22 June 2017

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 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

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 Restaurant & Bar, 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 Restaurant & Bar, 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 Restaurant & Bar, 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!

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wendyandtyler
16 July 2017|
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Response from Miranda C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a pretty good children's menu.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Hwy 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Okoboji
  • Phone Number: +1 712-332-5296
  • E-mail
Description
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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