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About Dakotah Steakhouse
We"ve always believed that dining should be a social occasion, a time when friends, family, and coworkers can enjoy great conversation over a great meal.
We believe in supporting our local artisans and staying connected to our Black Hills community. At a time when the area is growing and expanding, we're striving to keep the flavor of the region alive.
Inspired by the history of this area, both the aesthetics of the building and the diversity of the menu are true to our local roots, something no nation-wide franchise can duplicate. Certainly, there are other steakhouses out there, but none like ours.
From the first design to the actual construction, we've focused on creating a balance between upscale dining and a casual atmosphere-crafting a chic steakhouse where the kids are welcome too.
The rest is easy-buy the very best meat possible and prepare it correctly.
Named "Best Restaurant in South Dakota" 2015 by Business Insider
Rapid City, SD 57703
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Cody Bartels Sous Chef Epi
Private Party Facilities:
We offer a small private dining room set up board room style seating approximately 12 people. A/V, WIFI.
We also have two semi-private areas for up to 30 people.
Private Party Contact:
Robin Schnieder: (605) 791-1800
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Dakotah Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews
We were visiting South Dakota, from Colorado, over Father's Day, so I made reservations at Dakota Steak House for Father's Day dinner. My husband loved his prime rib and I had the small filet mignon. Both were excellent. The mushroom bread pudding was an interesting side (very good) and my husband had a loaded baked potato. We had sage ice cream for dessert. Our table was right next to the big fireplace and the service from Skylar was terrific. What a lovely evening! We'll be back next trip.
We struggled to pick a restaurant in Rapid City to celebrate our 40th Anniversary while staying for a few days. We made the right choice! Service was great, food was great (the aged ribeye was the best steak we ever had) and everything was handled in a timely manner. We definately recommend the Dakota!
This is the best steakhouse I have eaten at. The only problem is we were on vacation and we live in South Carolina not South Dakota. I wish we had one in Mount Pleasant, SC! Loved everything: house salad, baked potato, six ounce top sirloin, and creme brulee.
Overall great dining experience. South Dakota was the 50th state I've visited and wanted to taste SD cuisine "chisilic". It was spicy but taste great. The sauce gave it an extra kick. I was disappointed with the prime rib sandwich. The meat was bland and over cooked. The sweet potatoe fries were the best I ever had! Could have a little less salt though. Very pleased with the food presentation and the wonderful service.
Food was amazing. The prices could definitely use some work...i added shrimp to a steak and the small shrimp that arrived was not worth the $10 upcharge, burnt taste. The steak on the other hand, i would have paid double. It was a common flat iron steak but at medium....soft and almost buttery. Thee buffalo skewers are the best. Go there at least once just to say you did. I would recommend this place to everyone i meet.
the food here is amazing we drive 150 miles for the steak its not the cheapest but we pay for quality and our waitress was fun and did an awsome job i think they called her lou i hope she is our waitress every time we go. I will continue to eat here as long as it is open and the steaks are as good
Having visited Dakotah Steakhouse several times over the past 2+ years, have always found the staff to be very friendly, helpful and courteous. On every visit the food has been truly excellent and more than enough to satisfy even the hardest of appetites. This restaurant has my very highest recommendation.
The food was excellent, however. a little too pricy. The glass of wine was a very short fill. I ask for a slice of birthday cake and the waiter left and came back and read me your flyer that I already receive in the mail . I understood that. but I still desired a slice of cake if available. Of course I was willing to pay for it. The waiter has too defensive and not very accommodating. Sorry. but the atmosphere was good.
The only positive was The food was prepared well and tasted good. The waitress was nice.
The prices are very high for what you get however.
I made the reservation and stated in writing we were celebrating my husbands birthday. I Left my phone number in case of any questions.
I've done this many times before in other restaurants with positive results.
When we arrived no one ever acknowledged that it was his birthday.
The restaurant was almost empty but we were seated in the back with a view of the cars going by on the highway.
Then they seated a loud family right next to us. We listened to their conversation and watched traffic during dinner.
By dessert, I went to remind them to put a candle on his dessert. I was told they have no candles and acted like I was asking for something that they had never heard of. It was so rude.
Why not ask the chef to write happy birthday on his dessert plate at least. NOTHING was ever done. NOTHING.
Since I did leave my phone number when I made the reservation, They should have called me to say that they do NOTHING for birthdays and I would have brought my own darn candle or gone elsewhere.
In a fine establishment the least they should do is acknowledge a birthday or seat us in a beautiful part of the restaurant, Or keep the LOUD family away from us as this was a SPECIAL OCCASION!
This occasion was TOTALLY IGNORED.
This LACK OF SERVICE ruined it for us. It didn't even feel like it was a birthday dinner in any way shape or form.
I've never had this happen in any fine dining establishment. For this reason I do not recommend it for any special occasion.
In fact, I don't recommend this restaurant for anything but an EXPENSIVE meal. And good luck with where you are seated.
We will never go back.
Absolutely enjoyed every aspect of our meal. The Buffalo skewers are definitely a must and the option to choose my own steak size really hit home for me. Excellent service and suggestions from our waiter, Skylar, and a great atmosphere. Although pricy, it was definitely worth it and we plan to spend many special occasions here.
We booked this restaurant as it was recommended, but the Hostess was right out rude and unfriendly, she never greeted us and as I explained we had a reservation she still gave us the silent treatment, a young lady took us to our table and was friendly, welcoming us. We were then served by Kayla and she did a great job. When leaving the restaurant the hostess was at the front desk and my husband greeted her, again she did not care to respond.
I asked for a quiet, romantic corner to celebrate my husband's birthday. They put us in the most perfect place next to the Fireplace. Food and service was amazing (as always) as was the wine. The ambiance made the evening special! Thank you staff, you're awesome!!
Waitress forgot to put in our appetizer order.
Steaks were delivered with degree of doneness mixed up between us. When finally redone correctly, the food was excellent.
With our appetizers forgotten and food done incorrectly, I was quite surprised that they didn't offer any compensation for the disaster that was our dining experience. All that was offered was a smile and a shrug.
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