Ox Yoke Inn, Amana Colonies Best Restaurant
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Fresh and Handmade

The Ox Yoke Inn® features traditional meals made from timeless Old World German and American recipes passed down from mother to daughter. Five generations of the Leichsenring family have worked at the Ox Yoke Inn serving hearty meals, freshly prepared with salads, vegetables, potatoes and breads. This is "Family Style."

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Ox Yoke Inn

"An Amana Colonies Tradition Since 1940." The original location is world famous for serving "Family Style" in a home that was built in 1856. The Ox Yoke Inn® is a National Historic Landmark.

Breakfast Menu
Lunch, Dinner, and Banquet Menu
Sunday Brunch

Our Honey Apple Pork was featured on a 2013 episode of Pork Paradise on the Travel Channel. If you missed it you can still view the condensed video or check upcoming listings as it is re-aired. 

Bierstube Bar

Available in the Bierstube - Das Bier Boot in 2 liter or 1 liter sizes. Bring your friends and come thirsty. 

Saturday, December 3rd, 6-9 p.m Bryce Janey performing LIVE plus $2 Tall Boys!
Join us every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a "Make Your Own Bloody Mary Bar".  Just $6 each.

Events & Specials

Prelude to Christmas is December 2nd - 4th.  We will have face painting, cookie decorating, AND Sunday Brunch with SANTA!  For the adults, we will have food and drink specials in the Bierstube and LIVE MUSIC by house favorite Bryce Janey.  Tannenbaum Forest will be open so come see why Amana was named one of the 10 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns in Iowa. 

"The Classics" is the theme of our next  Vintner's Dinner on December 10th. The menu will feature Prime Rib, Brussels Sprouts and Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce.  $55 per person plus tax and tip, advance reservations and credit card guarantee required. 

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