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.  

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

Join us Sundays for our famous Brunch Buffet from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. It includes 20 homemade salads, 2 weekly entree selections, numerous breakfast items, plus a 3-tiered dessert table.

"Apfelfest" will be celebrated in Amana on September 21st and we are carrying that theme to our Vintner's Dinner.   Featured dishes include a beer and cheese soup with sausage and apples, stuffed pork and German Apple Pie.  Each dish paired with the perfect white wine from White Cross Cellars.  Advance reservations required.  NOW SOLD OUT! 

OXTOBERFEST!  October 5th & 6th at the Ox for fun for all ages.

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