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Okoboji Grill

8481 Birchwood Ct, Johnston, IA 50131-2782
515-276-5255
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English first
Urbandale, IA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It may be the best happy hour in the metro for the price! A pint is $1.75 and 22 oz draw is $2.50- seriously. I don't know when prices have been this low for an ice cold, frosted glass of beer. And the half price appetizers make it worth the trip. 2 beers and nachos for under $10- good place... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was close to my hotel, so I went there because of convenience. Based on my experience tonight, I will not return. The service was very slow and inconsistent. The server forgot part of my order, and finally offered me water when I was done with the meal. The food was acceptable, but the service was not.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Have gone to Okoboji Grill many times in the past. Like the Nacho's Supreme when I go to watch "The Game". Have all ways liked there food, and there waitresses and bartenders have always been very friendly!!! Will return again soon !!!

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Manning, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went to the Okoboji Grill for dinner and to watch the first half of the game. The food was great as was the service and they turned up the noise when the Cyclones came on. It was moderately priced and we were very satisfied.

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Johnston, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Food is usually good. Service is pleasant, but sometimes slow. Their "lighter side" meals are great for people watching calories. They include a salad.

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Johnston, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

From the minute we walked in we were rushed to place our order. And then when we asked what was the rush the waitress became attitudinal. Another server made a snotty comment about something that was said in our private conversation ... completely uncalled for. We are usually 20% tippers, and rarely tip less. But in response to our treatment... More 

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Dallas Center, Iowa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My wife and I went there for dinner about a week ago and was not at all impressed. The food was good, but the service was less than adequate. We visited in the late afternoon on a Saturday, and the restaurant was not busy. Our server took our drink order (ice tea) and then disappeared. After 10 minutes, the manager... More 

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Atlanta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stuck at a conference nearby we opted to try the pub food. Really nit great and service was pretty abysmal. Would never go back but I doubt I'll be in Iowa again...

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

tasty menu with nice variety for all wants - placed the order using room service and it was delivered in 20 minutes.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I stopped early one evening and found the place very busy. We expected to wait, but they found us a table and the food was served quickly. It was all good and our waitress was attentive without being annoying.

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Address: 8481 Birchwood Ct, Johnston, IA 50131-2782
Phone Number: 515-276-5255
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston

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