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Minervas Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, American,
1405 Highway 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
+1 712-332-5296
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Grill, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1405 Highway 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
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1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We met friends here for dinner to celebrate the Holidays. We had a reservation as we were a group of eight. The restaurant was not busy on the evening we were there. Initially our server was attentive and spent time with us. Once our meals...More

Thank mfmot22
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Many apologies, mfmot22 - it sounds like we did not meet our high service standards and expectations during your visit. Thank you for reaching out - we have PM'ed you to communicate about your time with us, as we appreciate being able to fix our...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I love the bread served at every meal. Typically, I am there in the late afternoon and enjoy a nice beverage along with a late lunch.More

Thank Darci F
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

We are fortunate to have you as a repeat guest, Darci! Thank you for joining us, we are appreciative of your continued business - please let us know if there is anything we can do to keep you coming back for more delicious lunches and...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Only redeeming quality of the entire place. Foid was good and VERY expensive. But you can eat anywhere and get decent food. The restaurant is NOT a selling point of this establishment.More

Thank bob402
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hello bob402, we cannot tell if you are happy with your experience or not, but we hope you will let us know if there is anything we can do to improve your experience at Minervas or at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Thank you...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We have been in court this week and for 3 evenings we have left the court house drained and each evening for 3 evenings Minerva’s has been our go to place. We have not been disappointed! Pasta night on Tuesday was so fun and good!...More

Thank cstruve2016
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

This is such a lovely review and rating, we are lucky to have such great guests like you, cstruve2016! We are so proud of Devon and Becky, as they have shown their understanding of a true, genuine connection with our guests. Please continue to spread...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped for dinner since we were staying in town on our way west. Decor was fine.Service was very slow almost to the point of us leaving, we were a group of six. The food was fine once we received it. Sat over one half hour...More

Thank Bruce B
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Many apologies for the slow service during your last visit, Bruce B. We hope you will give us another shot to show you our commitment to guest satisfaction - thank you for dining with us, and we hope you will return soon to enjoy more...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were cruising Lake Okoboji and had Minerva's cater dinner on the boat. It was exceptional. Rabab was so easy to work with, made suggestions, was on the dock- actually on the boat before we arrived, making sure everything was as she promised- the only...More

Thank ANNA W
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

What a fabulous review and rating, we are so thankful, ANNA W! Our team was happy to host you all, and we hope you continue to spread the good word about Minervas Okoboji!

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here after being absent from Lakes area for more than a year. Food and service were good as expected. One minor complaint - Minervas was featuring its Oktoberfest menu which is identical to the menu in its Sioux City location. A week ago...More

Thank BikeHawk
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We apologize for our mistake, BikeHawk! Thank you for bringing this to our attention, as we strive for consistency throughout our stores - we hope you will be back in again soon to enjoy another meal with us!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lunch time- Nice atmosphere , good food nice menu choices. good wait staff. Meals took a while to get to tableMore

Thank RicknLinda
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for the compliments, RicknLinda - please let our management team know if there are any issues with the timing of your meals, as we would love to fix our mistakes while our guests are in the building! We hope to see you in...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were hosting a couple for dinner and the restaurant we had chosen was closed so we decided to give Minervas another try. They are back! The atmosphere is nice and the house salad is wonderful. Our entries were very good and the waiter was...More

Thank Melissa W
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Your comments are much appreciated, Melissa, and thank you for the great post and rating! We are pleased to hear you gave us another shot, and we hope to continue to earn your business throughout the years!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

While visiting Iowa's great lakes region we found it hard to find a place for fine dining. According to Trip Advisor this was one of the best we decide why not find it. From the road you can see the sign but nothing close looked...More

Thank Tom T
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to find us, Tom T.! We had such a lovely time taking care of your party, and our Lobster Nachos have been a true hit this summer! Cheers to the next visit!

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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
USD 8 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Highway 71 N, Okoboji, IA 51355-7736
  • 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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