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1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355
+1 712-332-5296
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty food...really slow service

Went there with 14 people and ended up enjoying the food. Unfortunately it was over an hour before the food arrived. Even the bread and drinks took 45 minutes. However the steaks were excellent, breaded walleye was huge and tasty, and especially enjoyed the different breads and generous plates of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
GPBill53
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Went there with 14 people and ended up enjoying the food. Unfortunately it was over an hour before the food arrived. Even the bread and drinks took 45 minutes. However the steaks were excellent, breaded walleye was huge and tasty, and especially enjoyed the different breads and generous plates of dipping oil with balsamic. By the time desserts were finished... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food is always good, presented well and the service great! This is one of the few places in the area that is open year round and consistently good!

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omaha, ne
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great food - nice evening out. They also have a wonderful Sunday brunch. Service is always very good and so is the food. Nice, varied and fresh menu. It is always a safe bet for lunch or dinner. Have eaten here many times and it never disappoints.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The entrees are very reasonably priced. It may be difficult to book a reservation during the summer months since the restaurant is located in a Arrowood Resort and Conference center which is located close to Lake Okoboji.

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Port Orange
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We came on a day when they had a special-three course meal for $18.99. Appetizer, dinner n dessert. You could substitute a glass of wine for appetizer. Everything tasted good. Would come back again

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Estherville, Iowa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This was the second year that we chose Minerva's in Okoboji to celebrate our anniversary. After the first year we thought that they were very good, but very expensive. This year they proved to us that they are exceptiional, and worth every dime spent. Our reservation, table, waitress, service, and food were all off the charts of totally amazing. We... More 

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Spirit Lake
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved the menu--not so many choices I had to worry if they were good at any particular dish Not overly pricey Clean friendly staff

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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We recently went to lunch with the family and in-laws and most of us had a good experience. The setting is relaxing and snowflakes were falling outside the window! The sourdough melts were fantastic. However one of us ordered a burger that was overcooked and very dried out-bad experience for her. Overall we had a good lunch!

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Springfield, Missouri
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Truly a feast in a very nice restaurant for this area. Some of our group opted for the steak which was cooked as ordered and a very good cut. The crab legs will keep coming and each serving was high quality. It definitely qualifies as a place to return to and try something else. You will pay more than the... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Minerva's is a very good restaurant in the Okoboji area. It is well suited for families, couples and groups. The food was excellent at a moderate price and the service was very good.

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Additional Information about Minerva's

Address: 1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355
Phone Number: +1 712-332-5296
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Okoboji
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, American, Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Okoboji
  • Phone Number: +1 712-332-5296

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?