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Al's Oasis

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1000 East South Dakota Highway 16, Oacoma, SD 57365
+1 605-234-6054
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La Junta, CO
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a group of us ate here after pheasant hunting. Steaks were good, but prime rib was marginal at best. good salad bar. prices on the high side considering quality and ambiance.

Thank Curt R
Bloomington, Minnesota
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after a long day of hunting near Fort Thompson. It was recommended as a great local spot. The service was awesome, the salad bar had lots of choices and the dinner was served quickly and came nice and hot. And to top it off the pie was homemade!!! Every bite was simply nummy!!! Great way to end... More 

Thank nmdahl
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oasis is right. There aren't many other places to eat in this town. It looks like a long-time family operated business. Expect pot roast, fried chicken, chislic, apple pie... The food was good, the service a little slow, but the prices were right. There is a gift shop and supermarket within the same mall.

Thank ErikK16
Paducah, Kentucky
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the restaurant in out hotel at Cedar Shores. it was not good at all. So we tried Al's. It is fine. It has good food, good service at a fair price. We ate here several times the week we was in town. We had a group of 8 that was here to pheasant hunt. This is real food... More 

Thank Randal C
New York City, New York
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1,339 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 805 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

** A bank, a supermarket that sells both bananas and ammo, a huge gift shop, a saloon and a restaurant, what else could you possible want? Plus, friendly people, large parking and views of the great Missouri river. You can even stay in your RV overnight on their truck parking at no cost. No hookups. **

Thank Oliver S
Houston, Texas
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all ordered ala carte in spite of the buffet. We were a group of 12, but the service was good and friendly and the food was hearty. The pies looked so good that we came back at night just for the pie. The pies were fresh. The strawberry was pretty good but the coconut cream was not as tasty... More 

Thank roadwarrior50
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere here. Waitress was courteous and attentive. The salad bar was good and the menu offered a nice variety for all.

Thank Dianna N
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Probably most famous place to eat, food for hunting groups with full bar, has a buffet that is pretty good, also has grocery store in the same building, can buy hunting license and shells at grocery store and is usually cheaper than cabellas, one of our main places to eat on annual pheasant hunt

Thank Robert P
Arlington, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I wanted to like this place. It was near our hotel and I was starving, both are great ways to excel in my book. However, it just wasn't impressive. The entire strip is kinda neat with a little souvenir shop and a great little grocery store (decent selection of beer and liquor). The bathrooms are clean, albeit small, and there's... More 

Thank WanderingMan_84
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great place for travelers and hunters to gather. Super atmosphere and plenty of room. Can accommodate large numbers as well as small. Food is very good with a wide variety and a fine soup and salad bar. The place has been bought and sold again and the motel next to the facility burned which is a detraction from the whole... More 

Thank Grey S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 East South Dakota Highway 16, Oacoma, SD 57365
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Oacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 605-234-6054

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