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Bracco Okoboji

American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, International
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317 240th Ave, Arnolds Park, IA 55331
712-332-7900
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this place!

Delicious food event though there are just few options on the menu. The place is wonderful, very advisable for enjoying a supper outside. Great cocktails and salads! There is a better Bracco in Sioux Falls.Check it out!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Delicious food event though there are just few options on the menu. The place is wonderful, very advisable for enjoying a supper outside. Great cocktails and salads! There is a better Bracco in Sioux Falls.Check it out!

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Lubbock, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We used to love this restaurant. The food is good and different from other area places. Then they started charging for bottled water. We find that to be ridiculous in the summer heat. Service has gone from bad to worse. We visited at the end of August and left because we were tired of waiting for a waitress. It was... More 

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Checking out the area, we stumbled upon this energetic hot spot- outdoor deck dining overlooking the lake- music, fun food and pet friendly.Good mix of couples, families and groups of all ages. Fish tacos were yummy and the cocktails taste so much better when you are out in the sun. Cheerful wait staff.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I will echo what most others have said.....average food, overpriced, long wait. Can't believe that they get away with charging for water when they don't provide the option for plain tap water. And then $13.00 for a burger in the middle of Iowa??? Great views....but that's about it. I will support other restaurants in the Bracco family, but won't be... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I will start with the positives.... The atmosphere and lake views are beautiful and the live music was nice. Our service was great considering how busy they were (it took about an hour to be seated, but it was Saturday night) Now for the bad.... As per all of the other reviews I find it inconceivable that I would be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Been in every restaurant in America I never see they refuse to give u glass of tape water .You have to pay $1.75 bottle water if you want water . Lousy service I order fryer fish taco .The fish tasted bad soggy I ask to replace the fish the waitress said I have to pay for another order .If you... More 

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Ocheyedan
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We enjoy dining here on a weekend when the lakes are very busy! We were able to have a table very quickly and the server was very friendly ! The food was awesome and we would recommend this place to anyone whom enjoys dining outdoors

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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went to Bracco for lunch after a morning of diving. I am always a little skeptical ordering seafood while landlocked, but the fish tacos were pretty tasty. Service was pretty good as well. Atmosphere being lakeside was also enjoyable. Will definitely return when I am next in the area.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had eaten here 3 times last summer, all good. We were a bit skeptical after seeing the latest reviews. However, we had lunch here yesterday, sat right along the water on the patio, perfect atmosphere, and temps. We ordered 4 meals and 4 iced tea & sodas, the drinks were $2.50 a piece but unlimited and the waiter could... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The first clue was when we asked for water and was told only bottled water was available. The wings were greasy and pricey. Great views, but you can get these views elsewhere with much better food and FREE water. Won't be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 317 240th Ave, Arnolds Park, IA 55331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
  • Phone Number: 712-332-7900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, International

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