The Best Cheap Eats in Sioux Falls

The OpenTable Team

Sioux Falls is the busiest city in South Dakota, with a restaurant scene to match. The huge Falls Park on the Big Sioux River draws thousands of hungry visitors each year- great news for independent diners and restaurants. Because of this, eating out on a budget has never been easier. But where can diners find the best value dining in Sioux Falls? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We’ve tried and tested some of the most affordable and tastiest restaurants in town.

From big celebrations to everyday dining, Sioux Falls has a pocketbook-friendly option for everything. Enjoy happy hour in Harrisburg, with drinks offers and comfort food served in style. Or take a seat outside down by the river and indulge in Caribbean inspired seafood for less than one might expect. Enjoy lunch without limits and book for some of the best cheap eats Sioux Falls has on offer right now.

Restaurants:22TEN Kitchen Cocktails, Granite City Food & Brewery - Sioux Falls, Crawford's Bar & Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Sioux Falls

22TEN Kitchen Cocktails

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
268 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Southwest Sioux Falls is home to a social and stylish eatery, in the shape of 22Ten Kitchen and Cocktails. The bright, open layout encourages conversation and conviviality. The eclRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Dakota
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Granite City Food & Brewery - Sioux Falls

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
221 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
With the slogan “Fresh Beer Tastes Better,” it’s no surprise that Granite City Brewery has a massive focus on on-site breweries and beer diners can take home. They have a passion fRead more
Great for Lunch in South Dakota
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Crawford's Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Just minutes from Fawick Park with its statue of resident automobile inventor, Thomas Fawick, Crawford’s is full of its own little snippets of history. Reclaimed wooden tables and Read more
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Dakota

Minerva's - Sioux Falls

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
1,430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
For over two decades, Minerva’s has been a top dining destination for hungry folks all across the Midwest. Succulent steaks and seafood plus perfect pasta keep regulars returning. Read more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Dakota
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Parker's Bistro

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
590 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Parker’s proprietors had a vision about their restaurant: to share their passion for good food and create a new way to experience a great meal. They’ve certainly achieved that, witRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Dakota
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Tomacellis Pizza

$$$$·Italian·
Sioux Falls
For cheap eats Sioux Falls has some great fast food options, including some of the most popular pizza around. Tomacelli’s has branches at on West Side and East Side, and offers an Read more
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Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood

$$$$·Italian·
Sioux Falls
582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Spezia is on a mission to impart their love of Italian cuisine to the entire community of Sioux Falls. They’ve been doing that successfully for some time now, with offerings like MRead more
90% recommended
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Red Lobster - Sioux Falls

$$$$·Seafood·
Sioux Falls
21 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
The New-England themed décor and friendly service make Red Lobster and enduring favorite restaurant chain. Their love of seafood is always evident, and there are plenty of ways to Read more
100% recommended
Most Booked in Sioux Falls
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Shahi Palace

$$$$·Indian·
Sioux Falls
20 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Beloved by locals, Shahi Palace offers authentic Indian food in a bright and elegant dining area based on South Shirley Avenue. The freshest ingredients and a real love of good fooRead more
100% recommended
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Roll'n Pin Café & Grille

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
4 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Afternoon Coffee
Sometimes, all that’s needed is some great comfort food and a place to chill. Roll’n Pin offers that all day long, from breakfast and award-winning crepes to hand-cut steaks at dinRead more
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Phillips Avenue Diner

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
Downtown’s favorite corner restaurant, Phillips echoes the stylings of the typical American retro diner, right down to the authentic jukebox. Continuing the diner theme, there are Read more
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Mamas Ladas Llc

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
Mama's Ladas makes a huge claim right from the get-go: Nothing tastes better than Mama’s enchiladas. Well, plenty of regulars would agree with that sentiment. The menu is small, buRead more
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Giliberto's Mexican Taco Shop

$$$$·Mexican·
Sioux Falls
When it comes to cheap eats Sioux Falls locals know there’s nothing better than tacos filled to the brim with fresh ingredients. Well, there is one thing better: having those tacosRead more
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Morrie's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sioux Falls
922 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great value is as much about what diners get for their money, as well as how much they shelled out in the first place. With that in mind, Morrie’s gives very good value indeed. AbsRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in South Dakota
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Lalibela Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Sioux Falls
Ethiopian cuisine is a relative newcomer to the Sioux Falls dining scene. Lalibela, named for the famous town in Ethiopia, encourages the ideals of community and family, tradition,Read more
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Puerto Vallarta Restaurant

$$$$·Mexican·
Sioux Falls
Autentico sabor Mexicano: the authentic taste of Mexico. That’s what Puerto Vallarta on East 10th promises- and delivers. The restaurant is warm and filled with touches of Mexican Read more
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Turks & Caicos Cabana Grille - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Caribbean·
Sioux Falls
225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
With the feel of a sunny coastal retreat, Turks and Caicos Cabana Grille takes diners ocean-side with a menu filled with the tastes of Thailand, Hawaii, and Jamaica. Split the billRead more
90% recommended
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