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The Dry Dock

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U.S. 71, Arnolds Park, IA
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar
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U.S. 71, Arnolds Park, IA
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Myself and the wife having been coming here for years every time we visit the area but only for breakfast so really cannot comment on the rest of the menu but their breakfasts are well worth the stop. The eggs benedict with hash browns is...More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Pretty good food and service. It's a pretty typical place to eat in Iowa, but it's still good. I've eaten here quite a bit and I've never been disappointed. I'll continue to go back!

Thank hschooley
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We visit here often during the summer, and the food is always good! My favorite is the French dip, best I've ever had, and my husband likes the dunker burger. You can sit inside or outside on the patio, and arrive by boat or car....More

Thank LisaEwoldt
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast all day, amazing all the time! Great food but service was a bit slow. Awesome seating inside and on the deck under the awning. Classic spot to check out!

Thank Eric T. S
Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was our first time to The Dry Dock. It was recommended to us by a friend. We have visited Okoboji for years but since this restaurant is located back from the view of the main road, we never realized it was there. We dined...More

Thank jrD1663AJ
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We have frequented the Dry Dock for years. We particularly like dining there at sunset time. The Dry Dock has a nice deck for outside dining, with a great view of the lake. It is a "come as you are" atmosphere. Boaters can dock their...More

Thank Chrisannandroger
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I mainly go for the view but it's also the only place I would go purely for French fries and ranch dressing. Food is typical diner style. Service is prompt not very friendly but always accurate.

Thank Dogdreamer
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This was one of the first places we found when we started to go to the lake and still is a favorite. The burgers are great and to still and look at the lake just plain relaxing. Very family friendly

Thank Irishgirl1960
Reviewed March 19, 2016

stopped in for apps and meals small place with a small deck i'm sure it's packed in the peak months at the lake's. wings were good and the food was good too it wasn't busy so the real test will be the next time i...More

Thank overnitestay
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Love this place especially when I have family and friends come to visit. This is a must bring to...they can eat in or out, you can drop them off right on the dock. They'll love it. If their older take em to the party cove...More

1  Thank Bethany S
Nearby Restaurants
Okoboji Store
155 reviews
.30 miles away
45 reviews
.08 miles away
The Koffee Kup
32 reviews
.34 miles away
Wyman's Spudnuts
50 reviews
.47 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Arnolds Park Amusement Park
177 reviews
.68 miles away
'Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji
42 reviews
.58 miles away
Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
55 reviews
.71 miles away
Abbie Gardner Cabin
20 reviews
.91 miles away
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July 6, 2016|
Response from Eric T. S | Reviewed this property |
712 332-9449
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U.S. 71, Arnolds Park, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
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