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Al's Oasis

1000 E S Dakota State Hwy 16, Oacoma, SD 57365-6514
+1 605-234-6054
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo burger” (110 reviews)
“pie” (85 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 E S Dakota State Hwy 16, Oacoma, SD 57365-6514
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little stop situated on the banks of the Missouri River is a treasure trove of eating and shopping! The restaurant serves hearty dishes and heavenly homemade pies in a wide variety of flavors. The shop offers beautiful gift items, South Dakota made products and...More

Thank jonijohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Al’s for a quick lunch . This place hit the spot. Our group had the soup and salad bar, the buffalo burger, and grilled chicken sandwich. Everyone was very happy with their meals. Extra bonus, we were able to take photos with...More

Thank Pioneer561927
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Stumbled on this restaurant after a miserable meal at a nearby casino restaurant. We were glad we did the food was great! My guests loved their steaks and fresh baked pies (don't forget the ice cream)! Service was always with a smile. Al's Oasis saved...More

Thank MrModu
Reviewed 23 October 2018

From the oversized bison statue to the group of kids going to prom, this place does it all. Our table had a good view of foot and road traffic - obviously a great location. The large rustic (plenty of antlers), dining room was clean and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We stopped in early morning on a Sunday while traveling home from a 2 week vacation. The service was great, the food was tasty.

Thank deegooch
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Chamberlain and its fast food places are on the East bank of the river, Al’s Oasis is on the West bank. When you cross the river and climb up the West bank of the Missouri valley, you can’t miss it. The off ramp says “Oacoma”...More

Thank johnfaludi
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My girlfriend says she visited Al’s last when she was growing up in Sioux Falls. According to her it hasn’t changed much in 60 years. It is a mixture of small town and cowboy culture. I love it. We ate at the restaurant. The soup...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch jonesing a hot beef sandwich. I was NOT disappointed. Thick slabs of real roast beef atop 3 slices of bread swimming in a sea of thick, brown gravy. Real mashed potatoes with some skins. Good place for lunch.

Thank MustEatOut
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We stopped for Dinner, the services was friendly. I had the buffalo burger and my husband had the salad bar. Everything tasted good.

Thank judyg205
Reviewed 3 October 2018

stopped for lunch, fast & friendly service. Even with a tour bus entering as we did no problems getting our food. The homemade desserts are excellent & huge. Will stop here again for sure.

Thank Robert M
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Carla D
3 June 2018|
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Response from MarySue C | Reviewed this property |
The summer hours for the restaurant is Mon-Thu 7am to 9pm. Fri-Sat are 7an to 10pm. The gift shop is 8am to 9pm. Hope you enjoy. They have a website with more information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 E S Dakota State Hwy 16, Oacoma, SD 57365-6514
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Oacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 605-234-6054
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