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."

We're Growing!  Now hiring servers, line cook, and bakery.  Apply on-line.

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.  

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

Thanksgiving reservations are currently full.  We are now only taking names for our waiting list.

Heat the Havens: During November, we will be fund raising to help cover the heating costs for our local animal shelter, Safe Haven of Iowa County.  Donate $1 or more and hang a paw print of your favorite adoptable pet.

Prelude to Christmas - December 1st - 3rd.  The perfect way to get in the holiday spirit by visiting beautifully decorated Amana.

Join us for our famous Sunday Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring 20 chilled salads, 2 entrees of the week plus ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs and toppings, omelet station, 3-tiered dessert table, pastries and more!

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