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Oxbow Restaurant

102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
+1 605-854-9988
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good24%
  • Average37%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible16%
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102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate dinner at the Oxbow. Nothing fancy. Local small town diner food that was fine and reasonably priced. However, the owner (who happened to be our server) was great and very friendly. Stood and talked with us, told us about the history of the town,...More

Thank Kris_Y71
Reviewed 1 week ago

As long as you know what to expect, this won't be disappointing. Diner standards like burgers, chicken, and sandwiches. The salad bar is more like a collection of cold salads. I didn't think it was overpriced for the quality and selection.

Thank slovaktoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was okay. Salad bar was skimpy. Building and decor are tired looking. Prices seemed too high for a restaurant of this type. The waitress was polite. Saw some locals eating here.

Thank meaculpakitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in to have lunch before a tour of the Ingalls homestead, and the setup is like a traditional family restaurant/diner. The service was good, the food was fine, and most of the other patrons were locals, so we felt like we had a bit...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group ordered a burger, hot beef sandwich, and chicken strips. All of the food was good and a decent price. Friendly staff.

Thank SusannaCreek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay...not someplace I would seek out to go back to. The waitress was very nice though! Always had a smile on her face everytime she came to the table.

Thank rntoyota5
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We came in close to closing and got a decent meal...the waitress was nice...it was ok...we were hungry and left satisfied....

Thank Becky L
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Maybe we were sick of sandwiches and jerky, but the food here was excellent. The place is a little run down and in need of a face lift but I won't hold that against them since that's pretty typical for a small town business. The...More

Thank Blossom0
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Nice Stop great location with lot of parking. Very close to downtown and all other things to see in The Little Town on the Prairie.

Thank A2449FUscottm
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After a day visiting with family in the area we stopped at the Oxbow for dinner. They serve up breakfast day and night, so while most of my family enjoyed burgers my daughter and I enjoyed the silver dollar pancakes, my 8 year old ate...More

Thank Sarah S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  De Smet
  • Phone Number: +1 605-854-9988
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