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 cooks, bartenders, cashiers, salad prep and dishwashers.  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.

Listen to a recent interview on WMT as owner, Bill Leichsenring, discusses our 80th Anniversary and the Dakota Parks Schorg Memorial Scholarship.

Bierstube Bar

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


Updates from the Ox

Online Ordering Now Available.  Not available for Easter, Mother's Day or Thanksgiving.

The Ox has planned fun events for all ages during 2023 Winterfest, January 21, 2023. 

Treat your Valentine to a special 4 course meal at our Romance Weekend Wine & Dine which features wine pairings from White Cross Cellars. Reservations and credit card guarantee required.

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