If South Dakota knows one thing (aside from how to build world-famous landmarks and how to be “Midwest nice”), it is food, which is demonstrated by our many delicious restaurants! In order to help you sample the best in SoDak cuisine, we have carefully curated this list of 12 bucket list-worthy South Dakota restaurants that you absolutely must try this year:

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Best Restaurants in South Dakota

What are some of the best restaurants in South Dakota?

The people of South Dakota know their food. And while it’s hard to choose the best restaurant in South Dakota, there are certainly some top contenders. Included in those are:

  • The Pheasant in Brookings
  • Black Hills Burger & Bun in Custer
  • Phillips Avenue Diner in Sioux Falls
  • Cattleman’s Club Steakhouse in Pierre

Check out this list for more information on these and several other of the best restaurants in South Dakota.

What are some of the least-known restaurants in South Dakota?

These little-known restaurants in South Dakota may be hard to find, but are certainly worth the search:

  • B. Haskett in Sioux Falls
  • Philly Ted’s Cheesesteak and Subs in Rapid City
  • Mad Mary’s Steakhouse in Flandreau
  • Tally’s Silver Spoon in Rapid City

For more information on these and other hidden gem restaurants in South Dakota, you’ll enjoy reading this article.