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Dakotah Steakhouse

4.2
582 reviews
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$30 and under
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Steakhouse
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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation

Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(605) 791-1800
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cody Bartels Sous Chef Epi
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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.
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Private party contact
Robin Schnieder: (605) 791-1800
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
I-90
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 582 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.5
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3.8
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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tinowal (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a favorite. Walleye fingers are a definite must.

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katierose (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We had the special of the night, Chateaubriand, and it was excellent! The drinks were good, the service was great, we enjoyed the whole experience. This is about the 3rd or 4th time we've been here and has been a great experience each time.

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MarkG (South Dakota)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Mixed review. The wine selection was very nice. However my dad asked about a hot brandy. They couldn’t do it. Asked about hot buttered rum. No luck. Another party asked for JB scotch and water. They didn’t have that either. So for an upper scale restaurant their bar offerings were mediocre at best.

We had the petite filet. It was cooked very well and tasty. I ordered the asparagus as a side. It was way over cooked and mushy. It was very disappointing. Three spears of asparagus wrapped in bacon but you could tell it was cooked up ahead and held on heat for a long time. If it weren’t a business dinner I would have sent it back. Then I ordered herb tea with no caffeine. They brought me a box of tazo tea, nice...not!! Every tea had caffeine. I did send that back and the waitress brought me two individual tea bags.

I feel that there is definitely room for improvement in the details. The prices are high enough that I would expect a better experience.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

The food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding as they have been every time we eat at Dakotah Steakhouse. This is out favorite steakhouse in all of the Black Hills. We have brought our family from California and Australia there in the past and all of them were very impressed. On the most recent visit our waitress Tallulah provided truly exceptional service.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The food and service were both fabulous. The New York strip was one of the best we have ever had. Nice wine list and not terribly overpriced. Would definitely eat there again.

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OpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

We enjoy eating at Dakotah. The food is always great the so is the service. We especially like brining family and guests here for a special evening dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Great evening, perfect! The food was perfectly prepared, the drinks were just right, and we had a waiter who was very experienced and did a perfect job. And excellent dessert!

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Love this place one our favorites in rapid city. Every time it’s awesome.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

We had a wonderful meal and great service. We prefer to sit in a booth at the bar. It’s quieter and we like the seating.

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mtngirl04 (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Excellent meal and service. Our party had different special dietary requirements and they did a great job with each of the needs. Food was delicious and meal was perfect. Very impressed.

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OpenTable Diner (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We were very satisfied with the quality of the food and the ambiance. We visited on Christmas Eve, the food was delicious, and the staff never made us feel rushed through tour the evening.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on December 18, 2017

Their names says Steakhouse but you can get a better steak at Longhorns just an exit away for 1/2 the price. Overall, the meals we had were very average in flavor. Nothing stands out for a 40 dollar rib eye or New York strip. Won't be going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

Tallulah made our experience at Dakota Steakhouse very enjoyable! Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

The food is amazing and the service is good.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
4.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

Neither of us are big beef eaters, so we ordered the Prime Rib to split between us. The prime was melt in the mouth, but the fat was not charcoaled enough. The bacon-wrapped asparagus was good, but bacon needed to be wrapped more than just around the middle of the bundle.

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DisappointedGuest (Naples)
1.0  Dined on December 5, 2017

Appetizer came out cold. Sent it back and it came out cold again. Waitress was nowhere to be found so we ate it since we were starving. Manager argued with us very rudely and said "You ate the appetizer, it must have been delicious. You ate it, there's nothing I'm going to do". Thanks for ruining an expensive birthday dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

FOOD WAS GOOD, THE STAFF WAS GREAT, THE ONLY THING IS OUR WAITER WOULD NOT CHECK IN ON US AS OFTEN AS I WOULD HAVE LIKED, DRINKS SAT EMPTY. OTHER THEN THAT THE PLACE WAS GREAT.

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Fred (South Dakota)
4.0  Dined on November 29, 2017

Brandie was an excellent waitress. I left her a good tip but probably not enough, especially since we spent so much time talking after we were done eating. Hopefully I didn’t take too many customers away from her.

It was just a very pleasant and enjoyable evening with my sister-in-law. We had a great time, and I would recommend Dakota steakhouse different for sure.
Fred

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
3.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Dakotah steakhouse is a basic, overpriced restaurant that serves small portions for an outrageous price. I will never eat there again.

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OpenTable Diner (South Dakota)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We had reservations for a Thanksgiving dinner. As usual, the service was excellent.

I had a combination turkey/ham dinner. The turkey was as expected, very good, but the ham was tasteless. Wish I had not spent the money on the combination dinner.
Will we visit again? Yes, but no ham.

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