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The Outrigger

Hwy 71, Okoboji, IA 51355
+1 712-332-6020
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“walleye” (6 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Hwy 71, Okoboji, IA 51355
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Newly remodeled. Took the family here. Really enjoyed the chicken and mashed potatoes. Glad they fixed it up and put some money back in it. Look forward to stopping this summer

Thank terrybuchner1982
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Best fried chicken and prime rib. Also need to try the Chislic. Great service too! Call ahead for a reservation!! This place is usually very busy.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Outrigger changed owners late spring and it has been for the better. Better food, better service and a better dining experience. We've dined here at least three times since the May owner change and experienced uniform solid service and better prepared food. The new...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have eaten at the outrigger about 8 times this summer. Always packed - kinda reminds me of "everyone knows your name" type place. The new owners, Harris and Jess, are a wonderful host and hostess not to mention very hard working and always smiling!...More

Thank mccarthykris
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Seeing the tables and bar full of laughing, smiling people speaks for itself. Word has gotten around - great food, great service in a fresh - welcoming decor. We love their spinach artichoke dip, the chislic (marinated beef tips) appetizers...and the tilapia, salmon and steaks....More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My family has been to the Outrigger many times over the years. There is a new owner this year, so we hope it will continue to be around for many more years to come. Inside, you step into the 1960s again. It's dark, reasonably appointed,...More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner with a group of 14 , mostly couples, had great service and good food . The restaurant has good hands on management. We will go back .

Thank Carney F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had a terrific meal with friends recently-- our first visit since new owners/managers took over. The Outrigger has been around for ages;it's located in a strip mall near the Okoboji Post Office, the entrance features great old photographs of area landmarks. The bar was...More

Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 7 July 2017

If your ever in the area this is an awesome place to eat. Their Prime Rib is out of this world!!! Great atmosphere, food, awesome staff - can't say enough about the Outrigger.

Thank Sheilagh L
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Friend of ours Tim comes from our home town and was known for his prime rib dinner and steaks and he was operating the Outrigger the food was excellent and delicious as usual he now has a Resturant and bowling alley in Lakefield mn

Thank Bruce W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 71, Okoboji, IA 51355
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Okoboji
  • Phone Number: +1 712-332-6020
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