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317 240th Ave, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4403
712-332-7900
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Perry, Iowa
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There was some confusion about where to seat our party of 6 when we arrived. Once seated, the service was very good and the food was excellent. We all enjoyed the tropical flavors this restaurants has to offer. The setting is beautiful, especially if the weather allows you to sit on the patio overlooking east lake Okoboji.

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Thank eurotraveleriowa
Beresford, South Dakota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Braccos in Sioux Falls a number of times and have always enjoyed it, so we were excited to go to this location to try it. The location and views are great. The service however was not. Very disappointed. The service unfortunately ruined our meal. We will not be going back to this location.

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Thank AmyLouWhooo
Iowa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is way too pricey! Not that great of food, but view and atmosphere are nice. They were short staffed, so we waited a long time to be seated, and only 2 waitresses for a full restaurant. Probably wouldn't go back.

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Thank Sandy6-68
Jackson, Minnesota
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the outdoor deck at Bracco's is the best in the Iowa Lakes area. We go there for that reason alone. The food is very expensive for what you get. But it is an awesome place to hang out with friends. The fish tacos were very good.

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Thank SkippyB46
Lincoln, Nebraska
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting overlooking East lake. Bracco has a menu with lots of variety. I chose the coconut shrimp dinner that included rice and stir fried veggies. The presentation is complete with an orchid on the plate. The restaurant has a beautiful lake view. We had great service too!

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Thank Desea3
south dakota
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152 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our "go to" place in Okoboji. The location is wonderful and the views over the lake are spectacular. Sadly, it is only open in the summer. Service has always been great and we enjoyed the shrimp tortellini and ahi tuna salad on this particular visit. Excellent pairing with wines and good beer list, with craft beers available. They... More 

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Thank jackfrost0904
Show Low, Arizona
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118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get to eat from real plates!! Large menu and food is good. Great service and great views. Feels like a bar, but with some more than pub experience attached. If you were dropped here and could only see the water line it could feel like a higher end ocean location.

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Thank R H
Des Moines, Iowa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I've been to Brocco's. Both times have been good. It's more about the views of the lake from the outdoor and open air seating. Going at dinner time is nice bc of watching the sun set as you eat. The food is good but nothing spectacular. They have a fun drink menu and good appetizers.... More 

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Thank Beth C
Iowa
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The patio seating is so nice on a good weather day. You can see the lake and the food is very good as well. Have not ever had bad service or bad food.

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Thank tjoia
Omaha, Nebraska
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colton at the sand bar below helped someone find their credit card by crawling up under the spider filled crawl space under the deck! Found the credit cards and few other unmentionables! And then he continued by making awesome drinks! The fish tacos are the best I have ever had in and out of the states! Something in that pink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 240th Ave, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4403
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
  • Phone Number: 712-332-7900

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