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

Something new to the Ox - Gospel Brunch!  Sunday mornings running April 2nd through May 7th (except Easter). Arrive 90 minutes prior to show time to enjoy our famous Sunday Brunch on our main level, followed by a lively Gospel Music Show on our lower level.  Family friendly, children and group rates available.

"Amana Nouveau" is the theme for our April 22nd  Vintner's Dinner featuring Braised Beef Short Ribs, Spinach Souffle and Garlic Mashed Potatoes.  This five course dinner begins at White Cross Cellars with an open wine tasting and appetizers and continues at the Ox for the remaining four courses.  $55 per person plus tip; advance reservations required.

it's not too early to think about making your Easter reservations, especially for parties of 5 or more.  Call soon to reserve.

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