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1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355
+1 712-332-5296
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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
Good for:
Romance
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 34
    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
Great Setting, food was hit or miss.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Spirit Lake
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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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Mankato, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Cozy, relaxing restaurant inside Arrowwood Resort. Variety of menu items. Nice place for a special dinner. Meal comes with salad that includes a variety of ingredients and delicious bread which were both served before the meal. Our two meals had an attractive presentation, and were very satisfying.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Group of four of us for sunday brunch on a weekend away from home. We had a server who was excellent in every way, was happy and cheery. The brunch had a decent selection of breakfast foods, and in honor of octoberfest had a german option of some kind of german sausage, purple cabbage, sauerkraut, and spaezle. So that seemed... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Just wanted a quick salad and beer at 8PM. Very good. Fast service. Good selection of Beer. There was an Octoberfest theme with German food.

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Emmetsburg, Iowa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Waitress didn't really seem to care. Sad especially since it was our 1-year wedding anniversary. Salad came to the table really oily. Salad wasn't mixed and there was shaved cheese to the side. Not appealing like their salads I've always loved. Ribeye was only so-so. Just not what I'm accustomed to from Minerva's. I felt like from the reception area,... More 

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We ate at Minerva's for our anniversary last night. Overall, the service was a bit slow, but the food was tasty. My husband ordered a peach sangria and liked it, but I was a bit disappointed in the lime margarita I ordered. I should have ordered a glass of wine instead. The salad and bread came way before the drinks... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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225 reviews 225 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our reunion group dined here on a Saturday evening. Because we were a large group, we had reservations. When we arrived, we were promptly seated. Those of us unfortunate enough to get the end were crammed in with very little room for glasses, plates or other table items. Eventually, another table was added to the other end and everyone slid... More 

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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: Romance, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?