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Duke's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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293 N. Okoboji Grove, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
+1 712-332-8059
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in town visiting family and they suggested Duke's. We all had burgers and all agreed they were very good. The Mushroom and Swiss I had was messy, but it was one of the best I've had in years. The service was great and checked on us several times. If you are in the area and in search of... More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing burgers! Love the "special sauce". The shakes are good too and they come in a souvenior cup which our kids loved. Swing in with the family or pick it up to go if it's too busy. Best burger I've ever had.

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Thank foxbrij
Iowa
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am not a hamburger lover, which they are known for, but did find many other options available to me. Food was good, service was okay for their busy season.

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Thank km39393
Spirit Lake, Iowa
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Duke's has great burgers, fries and shakes! We usually split a burger and fries so we have room for a shake!

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Thank AnnofIowa
SOUTH DAKOTA
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you're looking for variety in a great burger this is the place to stop. Fun beach/surfer décor with a down to earth staff. Informal atmosphere. I would stop here again!

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Thank PAULYJO
Jackson, Minnesota
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family enjoys Duke's. It feels like an old fashioned burger joint. There are a variety of different burgers on the menu as wells as great sides like onion rings. The shakes are very good as well.

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Thank SkippyB46
Columbia, South Carolina
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388 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

While in Spirit Lake for business I ended up by myself for lunch and decided to try Dukes. This was my fourth time in the area and none of my co-workers mentioned this place. However, TripAdvisor reviews looked like it may be a worthwhile stop. At first glance the atmosphere is reminiscent of Chicago Burger/ Dog spots. However, this us... More 

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Thank Toddb62
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had chili burger, pattie melt, bacon cheeseburger and parmesan crusted burger. The pattie melt was the winner. The kids liked the shakes. We tried the fried pickles but didn't love them.

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Thank Nancy S
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Patty melt and the ranch burger here were fantastic! Love the secret sauce as they call it. Great menu for kids but also kids could order off menu too. Meals served with fries but cheese balls, onion rings or fried pickles to upgrade for $2. Small caps city for sitting and probably doesn't do well with groups of 10 or... More 

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Thank X8827SVmiket
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Inside and outside seating, traditional milkshakes and great burgers! Try the fried pickles!! No beers on tap, bottles only.

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Thank Eric T. S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 293 N. Okoboji Grove, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
  • Phone Number: +1 712-332-8059

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