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Oxbow Restaurant

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102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
+1 605-854-9988
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible16%
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102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in to have lunch before a tour of the Ingalls homestead, and the setup is like a traditional family restaurant/diner. The service was good, the food was fine, and most of the other patrons were locals, so we felt like we had a bit...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group ordered a burger, hot beef sandwich, and chicken strips. All of the food was good and a decent price. Friendly staff.

Thank SusannaCreek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was okay...not someplace I would seek out to go back to. The waitress was very nice though! Always had a smile on her face everytime she came to the table.

Thank rntoyota5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came in close to closing and got a decent meal...the waitress was nice...it was ok...we were hungry and left satisfied....

Thank Becky L
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Maybe we were sick of sandwiches and jerky, but the food here was excellent. The place is a little run down and in need of a face lift but I won't hold that against them since that's pretty typical for a small town business. The...More

Thank Blossom0
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Nice Stop great location with lot of parking. Very close to downtown and all other things to see in The Little Town on the Prairie.

Thank A2449FUscottm
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

After a day visiting with family in the area we stopped at the Oxbow for dinner. They serve up breakfast day and night, so while most of my family enjoyed burgers my daughter and I enjoyed the silver dollar pancakes, my 8 year old ate...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We tried to go to this place 3 different times, but they closed early the first 2 times we tried--on opening weekend of pheasant season when people from all over were coming in to town. Wait staff consisted of a couple attractive young girls. They...More

Thank mikenbama
Reviewed September 3, 2016

In town to see museum. We were actual recommended this place by a local. Town must have terrible taste. The food here was one of the worst I have ever had. Had the special of chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and corn. Corn was in...More

Thank bigshoe1982
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Disclaimer: There are not a lot of restaurants in De Smet. We found the Oxbow a tasty stop. Simple menu items from hamburgers to cod planks. Pork chops to soup. Ours servers were friendly and eager to help. We are there two of the two...More

Thank daricelang
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Nearby Attractions
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1.23 miles away
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37.65 miles away
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.37 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 US Highway 14 East, De Smet, SD 57231
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  De Smet
  • Phone Number: +1 605-854-9988
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