South Dakotans Are Quietly Obsessed With The Humble Prairie Dog Cafe

Editor’s Note: Since the publication of this article, the Prairie Dog Cafe has permanently closed.

While some people may flock to fancier restaurants thinking higher prices mean better food, most of us South Dakotans already know that this is not the case and that the lower-key the place, the better the meal. Agree? While nearly every area has a handful of these down-home establishments to choose from, we cannot get enough of the humble Prairie Dog Cafe:

Have you made the trip to McLaughlin and the delicious Prairie Dog Cafe? What’s your must-have order? Let us know in the comments! For even more of our favorite low-key SoDak restaurants, check out these 7 Hole In The Wall Restaurants In South Dakota That Will Blow Your Taste Buds Away.