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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 good26%
  • Average36%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
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Opens in 6 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want pomp and circumstance this is not the place for you. Local restaurant that serves, casual dining, and no frills. Our server arrived to our table promptly, took our orders, and brought our drinks immediately. Food came out in a timely manner and...More

Thank elisa b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a burger and fries with cole slaw. Everything was good. The kids said their food was good too (they finished everything). My husband also had peach pie and it was delicious. Service was very friendly. I would definitely go back.

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 4 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 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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