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The Ritz

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

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and drinks

Lots to choose from- we had the hamburgers, which were huge and delicious! Lots of people, and we shared our table with others and had great conversations. Drinks are large and tasty. Pizza is raved about, altho pricey, but looked wonderful, probably next time. We have been here a few times... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
msjane_47
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Arlington, IA
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Arlington, IA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Lots to choose from- we had the hamburgers, which were huge and delicious! Lots of people, and we shared our table with others and had great conversations. Drinks are large and tasty. Pizza is raved about, altho pricey, but looked wonderful, probably next time. We have been here a few times, and it has been great every time. Highly recommend.... More 

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Dyersville, Iowa
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We had heard the pizza here is awesome, however we tried calling many times and no one answered the phone. Then we stopped by (party of 3) and ordered and waited over 1 hour to get our pizza. We ended up leaving....very dissappointed!

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Midwest USA
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our first stop at the Ritz was less than impressive! Slow service, food was good but VERY slow at coming out of the kitchen! This was 5:00pm in the afternoon, they ran out of olives, ran out of cold summer shandy and then forgot to put in our food order. We have driven by many times and it always appears... More 

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USA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had extremely poor food service. Waited an hour just for hamburgers. Food was tasteless even tho they said it was the best burger award. Waitress was friendly but never returned after drinks were served during our hour wait to check if we needed anything.

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Chokio, Minnesota
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Firstly, there were no high chairs or booster seats, which is rather inconvenient when you have a 1 1/2 year old and an almost 3 year old. If there were, the waitress never bothered to mention it. We chose the resturant because they had read that The Ritz had the best burger in town. My husband ordered their 50/50 burger... More 

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Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stopped here to kill some time and really liked the place. We had beverages and nachos. We were able to sit out on the patio right next to the water. The wait staff was really good and the nachos were excellent. I would recommend this place to groups of people as the tables were nice and big and the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about The Ritz

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

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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?