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Drinks & nightlife in Rapid City

American Restaurant
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“The best breakfast in town! Just get there early to beat the crowd as seating is limited. Head Chef, Ben Klinkel, has really poured his heart into this place and you can tell. The food is exquisite. ”
31 locals recommend
Pub
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“They have a speakeasy in the basement and you get the code on their website at murphyspubandgrill.com. This is a unique experience.”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Rotating selection of craft beers from around the country. Awesome pizzas; they even have GF crusts. Half price wine on Monday.”
26 locals recommend
Bar
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“American style food, great patio if you like outdoor seating, downtown Rapid City”
17 locals recommend
Food
“One of our favorite breweries. Great owners and in an awesome place. Might see live music or stop by after strolling up M Hill across the street in Founder's Park. ”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great cocktails and food, much of their food is cooked in a brick fire oven, great pizzas, nice atmosphere mid-price range On weekends they have a great brunch with bottomless mimosas and bloody mary's ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food and a lovely patio if you like outdoor seating, downtown Rapid City”
12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“EXCELLENT bakery food made from scratch! Literally behind the hotel so well within walking distance!”
9 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great for unique atmosphere and delicious desserts to pair with your cocktails. There is a fee involved to get in, but the views of the entire city from atop the Historic Alex Johnson Hotel are worth it!”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Irish pub right next door, tons of beers on tap. They have an amazing salmon caesar salad!”
5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Pub vibe -- great for a wide selection of beer and Wednesday night trivia (check their Facebook page for event details, and arrive early to snag a booth), but the food menu variety and quality are sub-par”
4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“We love walking out to Piesano's on nice summer evenings. You can walk through the park to the corner of Jackson Blvd and Canyon Lake Dr, then follow Canyon Lake all the way there. Or...you can map a short cut through the neighborhoods across Jackson. Or just drive. Either way, their Pizza is amazing. And their calzones are big enough to split. (If we walk/bike over, we usually also grab dessert at DQ!)”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Visiting South Dakota without hitting a steakhouse? Sure, you can do that. But if you want a typical "Western" steakhouse with local game, this is the place. Chislic, buffalo, and the wildly underrated Walleye Fingers are a few of the highlights.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“On the way to Mt. Rushmore out of Rapid City and it has great food and good beer/wine!”
1 local recommends
Night Club
“Nice martini bar with a gazillion types of martinis right inside the Adoba Eco Hotel. The martinis are expensive, but very good and the selection is great.”
2 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Press Start is like your coolest best friend's basement...in the 1980's. It's retro and nostalgic and super cheap. We usually change $5 each and play for an hour or so. It's bar-like at night, but family friendly during the day and evening.”
4 locals recommend