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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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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    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 Spot For Outdoor Dining on the Lake

The Ritz has one of the best outdoor dining decks on the lakes in Okoboji. The good is good. The service is always very slow ... so don't be in a hurry ... after all, you are at the lake ... so kick back and relax. We bring the family almost every year because we love the outdoor lakeside dining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
ArizonaJT
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Buckeye, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

When we walked in, it looked like a drunk fest but asked where we could sit . Upstairs seating afforded a nice view and a family environment . However, we had to walk through the kitchen and serving area--- YUCK!! If I had to have patrons walking through there to get upstairs , I would reroute them or clean up!... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Ritz has one of the best outdoor dining decks on the lakes in Okoboji. The good is good. The service is always very slow ... so don't be in a hurry ... after all, you are at the lake ... so kick back and relax. We bring the family almost every year because we love the outdoor lakeside dining.

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Omaha
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My salad was huge and the greens were good. I requested no cheese, but it was delivered with cheese. The waitress offered to " scoop" it off. Not ok. On Wednesdays, kids get to eat free off of a buffet. This is great for the kids. Don't go here that night unless you like the atmosphere with kids. They let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had amazing food and we loved there pizza. It was the best pizza that I ever ate. The service is long but its worth the wait. Great place to eat and will go back.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Service sucked.....if you go try the nachos. Only good thing to say about this place. Needs major renovation. Looks dirty. Wont go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic burgers!! Friendly staff. Patio furniture needs to be cleaned up frequently. Bird droppings aren't appetizing when you're trying to eat.

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Arlington, IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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, Pub

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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, Pub
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?