We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Dry Dock

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Bar
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
U.S. 71, Arnolds Park, IA
Today
08:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 89: English reviews
Wauke
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One our our family's regular stops when at Okoboji, Great bar type food at very reasonable prices. Dry Dock sits right on Okoboji and you can come by boat.

Helpful?
Thank Ron M
Level Contributor
176 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted some walleye so stopped at the Dry Doc for lunch and was enjoying eating there and looking over Lake Okaboji we were not disappointed we think walleye is the best tasting fish in Iowa we definitely want to go back.

Helpful?
Thank Bruce W
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a favorite place of ours when in Okoboji. Right on the lake, it offers great views. Its a fun friendly place with great food. Priced just right! My favorite meal...the shrimp basket!

Helpful?
Thank Patty F
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great food right on the lake. wonderfull lake view and very relaxing. makes you want to go back again. We will be.

Helpful?
Thank Bill B
Sioux City, Iowa
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

A charming, old fashioned little joint on the water. Great breakfast: highly recommend the eggs benedict or biscuits and gravy!

Helpful?
Thank michellepJ2012XF
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Horrible service and food. Eaten here many times but this will be the last. You can tell summer is over at the dry dock and if they don't get it together it will be over for them as well.

Helpful?
Thank sd h
Omaha, Nebraska
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I always try to come to the dry dock everytime I come to Okoboji. I have never had a bad meal and the wait staff is always very nice.

Helpful?
Thank bb0925
Bennington, Nebraska
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this resort several times over the years. Maybe since its towards the end of the season, but the staff seamed very unpleasant. As a customer all I can do is come in and place my order, the rest of the experience is up to the staff. I ordered what was called "Alaskan walleye pollock." I even... More 

Helpful?
Thank mexicoplumber
Show Low, Arizona
Level Contributor
162 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Full service from morning to evening. Nice menu and great deck overlooking the passage between the lakes Good service and fun atmosphere.

Helpful?
1 Thank R H
Iowa
Level Contributor
94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

You can sit outside or enjoy the view of the lake from the inside. The food is always cooked very well and tastes good! It's a good place to make a staple of your trip that you know will always be good. They stick to what they know.

Helpful?
Thank tjoia

Travellers who viewed The Dry Dock also viewed

 

Been to The Dry Dock? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U.S. 71, Arnolds Park, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Dry Dock and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
PETERSON
8 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Dry Dock staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?