Ox Yoke Inn, Amana Colonies Best Restaurant
Reserve Online

or call us at



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, clearers 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

Our Bierstube Bar is located in our lower level. Rustic stone walls make this a cozy must see!

NEW Happiest Hour specials. Available on main level and Bierstube when open. Click for details.

Click for pics!

Updates from the Ox

Our August 17th Vintner's Dinner theme is "Where the Grapes Grow" and features Steak Bordelaise with Mushrooms!  Reserve now while space is still available.

Our Ox Yoke Cookbook now on sale! Available for mail order too!

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

Sunday Brunch is back! 

Effective January 1, 2024 we have discontinued our cash discount. It was meant to increase the number of people paying by cash and it had the opposite effect.

All Events



©2024 Ox Yoke Restaurants. All rights reserved.