South Dakota January 04, 2017
The 10 Places You Should Eat in South Dakota in 2017
It’s not hard to find a fantastic place to dine at in our wonderful state, and this year we had the privilege of highlighting some of the best. From restaurants that are basically in the middle of nowhere to themed eateries with unique ambiances, these are a few of the South Dakota restaurants you definitely need to treat yourself to in South Dakota in 2017.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Double Barrel Steakhouse, Henry.
Double Barrel Steakhouse / Facebook
Located in the tiny town of Henry, this sensational
is known for their steaks, burgers, prime rib, wings, and so much more. No matter what you order, it will always be fresh and downright mouthwatering. 106 Main St, Henry, SD 57243
2. Phillips Avenue Diner, Sioux Falls.
The Phillips Avenue Diner / Facebook
If it’s homemade comfort food you’re craving, then look no further than
With so many delicious options including pancakes, fluffy and crispy waffles, classic eggs benedict, pot roast dip, and classic burgers, you really can’t go wrong here.
121 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
3. The Hitchrail Bar & Restaurant, Pringle.
The Hitch Rail Bar And Restaurant / Facebook
Owned and operated by the award winning chef Dennis Boitnot, this
in the itty- bitty town of Pringle will absolutely amaze you. Come here to enjoy juicy burgers, steaks, rocky mountain oysters, fries, sloppy joes, chicken fried steak, and more. But beware: once you start eating, you won’t be able to stop. 421 Northern St, Pringle, SD 57773
4. Bobkat’s Purple Pie Place, Custer.
No place can compare to this
adorable, purple restaurant.
Their homemade fruit and chicken pot pies, ice-cream, soups and sandwiches are top-notch. If you haven’t yet, do yourself a favor and put this South Dakota gem on your list.
19 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
5. The Depot Pub And Grill, Mitchell.
The Depot Pub & Grill / Facebook
Once the depot of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul RR, this
will truly make you feel like a kid again. Enjoy The Classic Depot Burger, buffalo burgers, Depot Dinner Steak, or homemade country fried steak as you watch the trains go by. 210 S Main St, Mitchell, SD 57301
6. Fort Hays Chuckwagon Supper & Sow, Rapid City.
serves a scrumptious $.99 all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and a mouth-watering western meal for supper. The menu includes chuckwagon potatoes, western baked beans, sliced beef simmered in BBQ sauce, baked chicken, ranch biscuits and honey, and chunky applesauce. Talk about delicious. 2255 Fort Hayes Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702
7. M. B. Haskett, Sioux Falls.
There’s a reason why patrons keep raving about
this place is phenomenal. From artisan meats to crepes and quiche, their menu is creative and ever-changing, and the staff only serve farm-fresh.
324 S. Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104.
8. Dough Trader Pizza, Spearfish.
Dough Trader Pizza / Facebook
Believe me when I say that this is not your typical pizza place. Dine here, and indulge in gourmet, original, stone oven pizzas that will make your taste buds explode. Do yourself a favor and order the Heaven-Sent Cheese Bread as an appetizer. (Yes, it’s really called that, and yes it’s actually that delicious.) 543 W Jackson Blvd, Spearfish, SD 57783
9. Meridian Corner, Freeman.
This family-run business is known and loved for their broasted pork chops, fish and shrimp tacos, reuben sandwiches, Indian Tacos and chislic (just to name a few.) The next time you’re in the Freeman area, Meridian Corner is a must-experience. 43915 US-18, Freeman, SD 57029
10. The Wheel Inn, Watertown.
You’ll never have a bad meal at this fantastic family restaurant. They use only the freshest of ingredients to create satisfying home cooked meals. From Philly Steak Sandwiches and Pan-Fried Walleye to Hamburger Steak, there’s truly a tasty meal waiting for everyone. Be sure you save some room for pie!
Which of these South Dakota restaurants have you already dined at, or which ones are you putting on your list for the new year? Let us know in the comment section!