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394 Okoboji Grove Rd, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
(712) 332-2777
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place for a burger on the lake

Stopped in for lunch. Was nice to sit out on the deck and enjoy the lake view and nice Saturday afternoon. Burgers were good and service was good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
LLBayne
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for lunch. Was nice to sit out on the deck and enjoy the lake view and nice Saturday afternoon. Burgers were good and service was good too.

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Godfrey, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Ritz is one of our favorites at the lake—pleasant outside seating in good weather. Great views of the lake. Usually a DJ or band. The wait staff is often very busy and you may wait a while for service or food. Be careful if you go there on an evening when you can't sit outside. The inside tables are... More 

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Iowa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Burgers are large and tasty (nominated for Best Burger in Iowa four years in a row)! Would have given them an excellent except that it took such a long time to get our order even though we were there on a night when they weren't busy (which is not often!). Has outdoor patio on lake that is worth dining outside.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We were biking on a Sunday afternoon and just wanted to order pizza! The service was horrible!!! Never were waited on! Won't go back !

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Pizza was really good, but the service ruined the experience. We traveled by boat with kids for a quick pizza dinner. After ordering we waited over an hour and then were told it would be another 30 minutes, we ended up having to take the pizza to go since it took so long. Next time will just to take-out.

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Arnolds Park, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the most unique restaurant/bars you'll find in the Iowa Great Lakes! Excellent views year round, great food, and fun local patrons! Once you visit, you'll return!

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Mason City, Iowa, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Yes, as advertised the food was great, but we only found this out after waiting 2 1/2 hours and taking our food back to the condo we were staying at. It wasn't even that packed. Inside bar sparsely filled, outside about half. We only ordered 2 burgers, a chicken wrap and a pizza. An older couple was sitting behind us... More 

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Loveland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stop by and have a great hamburger while sitting on the outside deck looking out at East Lake Okoboji. And if you have a boat you can motor up to their dock, tie off, and enjoy a great meal. It can get a little crowded in there but worth the inconvenience.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ate there for lunch and went to dance and party that evening. The owner is so nice!! They had a DJ in the afternoon and a live band that evening. We were with a group with a variety of ages (30-60+) and everyone was dancing! This is the place to be!!

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Sedalia, MO
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I travel for a living, and eat out constantly. The Ritz is simply the best anywhere when it comes to great burgers, pizza, & sandwiches! Also, the hardworking staff will make you feel right at home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 394 Okoboji Grove Rd, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
  • Phone Number: (712) 332-2777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?