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The Dry Dock

€€ - €€€American,
U.s 71, Arnolds Park, IA
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
“tenderloin” (4 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar
€€ - €€€
U.s 71, Arnolds Park, IA
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had family visiting so we wanted to dine at a restaurant that we had not been to for sometime so we decided on "The Dry Dock" for a Sunday lunch. We were able to find an open table, with a view of West Okoboji...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a detour through Okoboji on my way home from Christmas with family. I love the lakes area and will happily come up with a reason to stop by even if it is a bit out of the way. I love the shopping and...More

Thank IowaLakeGirl78
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great view of the lake from this restaurant, so I would recommend this place for a beer and not a meal. Unfortunately the greasy burger I had tasted like it was fried on a grill that had not been cleaned for a while (my clothes...More

Thank HankNDotty
Reviewed 1 October 2017

They have such a variety of food. We ate all of our meals there. They open early for breakfast. There is a bar if you would like an alcoholic drink. They also have an outside patio if you prefer being outdoors. Staff is friendly, service...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in Arnold's park iowa this past weekend. Before leaving on Sunday morning we decided to have breakfast at the dry dock. This is a must if you want a restaurant with a great view of the water. My wife loves...More

Thank georgedD3228PK
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Food was good but waitress was a bit of a grump. She acted like it was a real chore to wait on us. The view was gorgeous so we overlooked her attitude. Won't return because of her.

Thank Iowastar
Reviewed 20 July 2017

There have been management changes in recent years but the basics of this restaurant are still strong. It's our favorite place in this area for pork tenderloins, and other menu items are also good. Service is friendly-- and you can't beat being right on beautiful...More

Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Have visited this restaurant on several occasions when in Milford. A great view of the Lake it is situates just before the bridge . Service was as usual very good and the food of a high standard. Meals are quite big and you may look...More

Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nice views of the marina district. Average food. Service could have been better since it wasn't even that busy when we were there.

Thank NMM20142014
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Smith's Bay on West Lake Okoboji.it has one of my favorite views on the lake. The food is great. Best Tenderloins and chicken strips in the lakes area. All of the food is good. Great Bloody Mary's. Breakfasts are yummy...More

Thank james R
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Response from VivaMexicoLiz | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's the Four Seasons; call to be sure.
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Response from Eric T. S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U.s 71, Arnolds Park, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
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