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Vertex Sky Bar

4.2
4.2
136 Reviews
$31 to $50
American

The art deco style of the Hotel Alex Johnson is carried through in the custom-designed bar and wine cabinet that house a premium selection of whiskeys, beers, and wines at the perfect temperature. Our bartenders are schooled on all the classics, but if you want something with a bold twist, shake it up with one of our custom cocktails. We are a private bar open to Hotel guests and Vertex Members. If you are neither a Hotel guest or Member, you may make dinner reservations and pay a $20 cover charge. Outside seating is first come first serve. We look forward to seeing you!

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Booked 4 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Sunday-Thursday: 4:00 pm-12:00 am Friday-Saturday: 4:00 pm-2:00 am

  • Phone number

    (605) 342-1210

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

Menu

Starters

  • Vertex Flat Bread*$13.00

    artichokes, garlic, caramelized grapes, fresh spinach, candied red onions, goat cheese, mozzarella and drizzled with sriracha honey glaze

    • Antipasto Trio$17.00

      grilled ciabatta served with tomato basil bruschetta, olive tapanade and burrata cheese

      • Moroccan Drummies$15.00

        spicy harissa sauced chicken drummies

        • Veal Meatballs$14.00

          House made veal meatballs and bolognese sauce over Italian polenta. Recommended Pairing Tenuta di Arceno Chianti

          • Walleye Fingers$17.00

            panko breaded & deep fried walleye with cocktail sauce and sriracha tartar sauce

            • Everchanging Charcuterie Board**$20.00

              rotating selection of cured meats, cheeses and accoutrements

              • Drunken Clams*$16.00

                baby clams cooked with white wine, butter, shallots, garlic, lemon, crushed red pepper and ciabatta bread

                Salads

                • Kale & Arugula Caesar**$13.00

                  kale, arugula, pickled fennel, fried artichoke petals, parmesan, Caesar dressing and poached quail egg

                  • House$7.00

                    field greens, pickled red onions, marinated tomatoes, radishes, crushed smoked almonds, chopped dates, lemon dijon vinaigrette

                    • Cucumber Ring Salad$12.00

                      Arugula, spinach, marinated tomatoes, pickled fennel, rainbow carrots, micro onions with chili oil and balsamic drizzle. Recommended Pairing Fiori Moscato

                      Salad Add Ons

                      Add to Any Salad

                      • Chicken$6.00

                        • Salmon$12.00

                          Entrees

                          • 12 Oz. Ribeye with Wild Mushroom Compound Butter*$49.00

                            farm to table beef from North Dakota; three cheese scalloped potatoes with asiago, smoked gouda & gruyere cheeses, and served with fresh seasonal vegetable

                            • 8 Oz. Beef Tenderloin with Compound Butter$43.00

                              Farm to table beef from North Dakota; three cheese scalloped potatoes with asiago, smoked gouda & gruyere cheeses, and served with fresh seasonal vegetable. Recommended Pairing Silver Ghost Cabernet

                              • White Balsamic Pomegranate Glazed Salmon*$31.00

                                Torched wild salmon from Dakota Seafood topped with a pomegranate white balsamic glaze and served with angel hair pasta with brown butter, basil, marcona almonds and pomegranate arils. Recommended Pairing Taken Chardonnay

                                • Mediterranean Chicken Roulade$23.00

                                  chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto, feta cheese, arugula and kalamata olives served with marinated tomato gnocchi and seasonal vegetable

                                  • Quinoa Harvest Bowl$16.00

                                    Quinoa, micro vegetable medley, hummus, fried brussel sprout leaves with a lemongrass vinaigrette. Recommended Pairing Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

                                    • Sky Bar Burger*$15.00

                                      seasoned c.a.b. with gruyere, bacon jam, french caramelized onions, arugula on an everything bagel bun with rosemary fries and roasted bell pepper ketchup

                                      Desserts

                                      • Chef's Choice Pots de Crème*$8.00

                                        a rich, creamy delicious french custard

                                        • Red Velvet Bistro Cake$7.00

                                          a rich crimson colored cocoa flavored cake with cream cheese mousse and whipped cream

                                          Wine by the Glass

                                            White

                                            • Sauvignon Blanc / Makara / New Zealand$10.00

                                              • Sauvignon Blanc / Kim Crawford / New Zealand$12.00

                                                • Pinot Grigio / Abruzzo / Zaccagnini / Italy$11.00

                                                  • Rosé / Cote des Roses / France$10.00

                                                    • Chardonnay / Sean Minor / Napa$9.00

                                                      • Chardonnay / Stags' Leap / North Coast$12.00

                                                        • Chardonnay / Rombauer Carneros / Napa$16.00

                                                          • Spatlese / Gustav Adolf Schmitt / Germany$10.00

                                                            • Prosecco / La Marca / Italy$10.00

                                                              • Moscato / Fiori / Italy$9.00

                                                                • Brut / Freixenet / Italy$10.00

                                                                  Red

                                                                  • Pinot Noir / Maverick / Paso Robles$11.00

                                                                    • Pinot Noir / Willakenzie / Oregon$15.00

                                                                      • Pinot Meunier / St. Gregory / Mendocino$13.00

                                                                        • Cabernet Sauvignon / Treana / Paso Robles$11.00

                                                                          • Cabernet Sauvignon / Daou / Paso Robles$13.00

                                                                            • Cabernet Sauvignon / Silver Ghost / Napa$15.00

                                                                              • Red Blend / Old Soul / Lodi$9.00

                                                                                • Red Blend / Conundrum / California$12.00

                                                                                  • Merlot / Emmolo / Napa$14.00

                                                                                    • Zinfandel / Gen 5 / Lodi$10.00

                                                                                      • Cuvee / Kokomo / Russian River / Sonoma$14.00

                                                                                        • Garnacha / Centenaria / Campo de Borja$11.00

                                                                                          • Malbec / Don Miguel Gascón / Argentina$10.00

                                                                                            • Tempranillo / Campo Viejo / Logrono$10.00

                                                                                              • Sangiovese / Tenuta Arceno Chianti Classico / Italy$13.00

                                                                                                Dessert

                                                                                                • Port / Noval Black / Portugal$11.00

                                                                                                  Wine by the Bottle

                                                                                                    White

                                                                                                    • Sauvignon Blanc / Crossroads / Napa$55.00

                                                                                                      • Sauvignon Blanc / Illumination / North Coast / California***$65.00

                                                                                                        • Pinot Gris / Chehalem / Williamette Valley / Oregon$40.00

                                                                                                          • Chardonnay / Kokomo / Russian River / Sonoma$48.00

                                                                                                            • Chardonnay / Baldacci Sorelle Carnero / Napa***$65.00

                                                                                                              • Cava / Segura Viudas / Sant Sadurni$65.00

                                                                                                                Champagne

                                                                                                                • Brut / Veuve Clicquot / France$140.00

                                                                                                                  • Brut / Dom Pérignon / France$235.00

                                                                                                                    • Cuvée / Roederer Cristal$330.00

                                                                                                                      Red

                                                                                                                      • Pinot Noir / Flowers / Russian River / Sonoma***$100.00

                                                                                                                        • Pinot Noir / Orin Swift Slander$75.00

                                                                                                                          • Cabernet Sauvignon / Austin Hope / Paso Robles***$60.00

                                                                                                                            • Cabernet Sauvignon / Freemark Abbey / Napa***$90.00

                                                                                                                              • Cabernet Sauvignon / Chappellet / North Coast$105.00

                                                                                                                                • Cabernet Sauvignon / Opus One / Napa$330.00

                                                                                                                                  • Cabernet Sauvignon / Silver Oak / Alexander Valley$115.00

                                                                                                                                    • Cabernet Sauvignon / Orin Swift 2017$80.00

                                                                                                                                      • Red Blend / Prisoner / Napa***$70.00

                                                                                                                                        • Red Blend / Orin Swift Abstract$60.00

                                                                                                                                          • Merlot / Duckhorn 3 Palms / Napa$150.00

                                                                                                                                            • Garnacha / Fagus / Campo de Borja / Spain$48.00

                                                                                                                                              • Zinfandel / Kokomo / Russian River / Sonoma$48.00

                                                                                                                                                • Malbec / Altocedro Gran Reserva / Argentina$75.00

                                                                                                                                                  • Malbec / Teho / Argentina***$70.00

                                                                                                                                                    • Barolo / Monchiero / Castiglione Falletto / Italy$65.00

                                                                                                                                                      Specialty Cocktails

                                                                                                                                                      • Blackberry Hills Smash$12.00

                                                                                                                                                        Bulleit Rye Bourbon, sugar, blackberries, mint, lemon

                                                                                                                                                        • Cherry Poppin' Fizz$12.00

                                                                                                                                                          Effen Black Cherry Vodka, sugar, pomegranate, raspberries, Prosecco, lemon

                                                                                                                                                          • No Worries$11.00

                                                                                                                                                            Dubliner Irish Honey Whiskey, mint, lime, agave

                                                                                                                                                            • Anti-Oxidant Mojito$12.00

                                                                                                                                                              Blue Ox Silver Rum, sugar, lime, pomegranate, raspberries, mint

                                                                                                                                                              • Badlands 105$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, St. Elder Elderflower liqueur, agave, muddled jalapeño, lime

                                                                                                                                                                • Pineapple Upside Down$11.00

                                                                                                                                                                  Rumhaven Coconut Rum, Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, pineapple juice, Bordeaux cherry juice

                                                                                                                                                                  • Summer in a Glass$13.00

                                                                                                                                                                    Effen Cucumber Vodka, ginger liqueur, sugar, lime

                                                                                                                                                                    • Paloma de Fuego$16.00

                                                                                                                                                                      Casamigos Mexcal, grapefruit juice, lime, agave, chili & salt rim, bitters, candied lime

                                                                                                                                                                      • Heather Hendrick's$14.00

                                                                                                                                                                        Hendrick's Gin, St. Elder Elderflower liqueur, pomegranate, Prosecco, lemon

                                                                                                                                                                        • Ye Olde Manhattan$14.00

                                                                                                                                                                          Knob Creek Bourbon, blood orange liqueur, sweet vermouth, bitters, cinnamon sugar, cherry

                                                                                                                                                                          Liquor

                                                                                                                                                                          Ask About Our Old Fashioneds

                                                                                                                                                                            Bourbon

                                                                                                                                                                            • 1792 Full Proof

                                                                                                                                                                              • 1792 Small Batch

                                                                                                                                                                                • Buffalo Trace

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Woodford Reserve

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Basil Hayden

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Maker's Mark

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jim Beam

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Knob Creek

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Bulleit

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Duke

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Duke Grand Cru Reserve

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Longbranch

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rye

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Basil Hayden Dark

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Leopold Bro's Maryland

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Templeton

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tin Cup

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Bulleit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Whistlepig 15

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Duke Grand Cru Reserve

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Whiskey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jack Daniel's

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Crown Royal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Crown Apple

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Crown XO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jameson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Leopold Bro's Small Batch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pendleton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stranahan's

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Whistler Oloroso Sherry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Scotch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Macallan 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Macallan 18 Sherry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Glenlivet 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Glenlivet 21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Glenfidich 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Glenfidich 15

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Balvenie 12 Double Wood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Balvenie 21 Double Wood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Laphroig 10

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lagavoulin 16

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dalmore 12

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dalmore Portwood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dalmore Cigar Malt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Last updated: February 2, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                What 136 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4.2 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 4.2Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 4.5Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 3.6Value

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wonderful place that will not disappoint!!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on May 6, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Very mediocre food. The views were beautiful and the service was good.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RyanC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on May 4, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I do not normally leave reviews, but I must mention the food quality was not there. Drinks were great...service was great. But for some reason my wife and my meal was not on par.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jeremy

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 28, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Place is great, music was wonderful, service was great, but the food.... not sure because it was tiny.... ordered the duck breat and thought it was a side salad, for the price I was expecting a bit more of something/anything, it was okay not fantastic or great unfortunately, I will come back for sure because I love the place and usually the food....

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KimberlyF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  New York Area

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 27, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Way way way overpriced for tiny portions. Not many choices and when we went they were out of things. Charged $72 for a New York Strip and $32 for an overcooked 2x2 inch square of duck on top of frisee lettuce. Very disappointed. Our waiter was nice and the view is pretty...but just go have a glass of wine, look around, and eat somewhere else.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lisaS

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 27, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The food was very good, but the serving of duck was extremely small and on huge bed of greens. The bison was excellent.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  karent

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Atlanta

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 9, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Loved it. Gorgeous. A little pricey but I understand why. It's just super nice.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Redhead

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Las Vegas

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 27, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  When you look at this business your first thought is that you're going to get a great view of rapid city. The name of the restaurant the pictures everything about this says you're going to get an awesome view. We actually did not have a view at all we could not see anything. I specifically booked at sunset so we could watch the sunset we didn't get to see any of the sunset. Our view was the front door and people's backside while they were waiting to be seated.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TonyB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  San Francisco

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 2, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Became a member last August and I go once a month and it is truly a delight every visit.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 1, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  My 70th birthday. Awesome experience. Enjoyed out side time after dinner on the 11th floor patio.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Perfect evening with superb service. Delicious food and drinks.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LynnH

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 28, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reservations online easy. Reception staff great. Brandy and Helen at bar were excellent. Waiter Great. Food was very good! Happy New Year!!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 11, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Did not like to be seated in bar ! The food was much better last time we ate there. The service was outstanding.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 8, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We had a wonderful evening with another couple at the Vertex sky bar. The restaurant was fairly busy for a Tuesday night in Rapid City. The service was excellent and the ambiance was next level. That a restaurant like this exists in South Dakota is amazing. I ordered the 8oz filet medium rare and it was delicious and cooked just right. Perfect evening.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JohnW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Denver

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 4, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We’ve just renewed our membership for the fifth year and talked several friends into doing it for the first time. Ryan has done a fantastic job since becoming manager and the crew I’d always so friendly and wonderful. Love the drinks, food, and ambiance!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LynneD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on November 23, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Very nice evening. Ryan was a great server

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Walters

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 30, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The whole rooftop dining experience was amazing! Can’t wait to go back!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 11, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Girlfriend asked for medium rare steak it came out well done(when it was remade it had very little seasoning and no compound butter), my chicken was bland and dryer than a brick. Our server was wonderful and the drinks were good. About the only redeeming qualities.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MaryP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Philadelphia

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 28, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Great place for cocktails and dinner.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CityDweller

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  New York Area

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 17, 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The restaurant, and hotel it is in, has a great deal of charm. The wait staff pleasant enough. They were also very kind to provide a wonderful table that we are grateful. We went for the praised rooftop experience but the weather wasn't behaving so we had to eat inside. But the food... inedible. The amount they charged for a tenderloin dish and a salmon and crab cake dish did not come close to edible quality. Yet, the bill was similar to one we would pay in an upscale restaurant in Manhattan. Cocktail was nothing too memorable either. Go for a decent experience, but keep to a lite fare to avoid disappointment to your stomach and wallet.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  philips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Philadelphia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 8, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall1food3service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  It was outrageous that I had to pay $25 to get on the elevator to the restaurant. Total surprise and not worth it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. t

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  travelbug

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Oklahoma City

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 6, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The rooftop setting is wonderful; food was excellent, as was the service. We enjoyed the experience.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on August 4, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1st table too small no view. No option given for outdoor dining when I made the reservation. Furnishings were dated. We did get another table with a view so it worked out. Overall a good meal and experience

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                24. MH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MartyH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 25, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Good food. Was a tad cold. They bring the food from downstairs. Waiter was very attentive. View is great.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                25. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Miami

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 21, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food3service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our waitress was great and the drink was good, we will be back to try the food.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                26. WH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WindyH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Charleston

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 15, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The views and ambiance of this restaurant are great! Our server was excellent and the food did not take long to be served. The hostess was a bit cold (maybe she thought we didn’t have reservations?) but our waiter made up for it. We enjoyed our dinner!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                27. j

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  johnd

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Orange County

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 3, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall1food2service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  50 cover fee , ??? Really???? Weak menu average to below average food. & expensive… zero value & no doubt why they were at aprox 20% capacity. Homeless camped out front , saw a police foot chase with a swarm of cruisers behind. Skip this place if you have any sense.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                28. SK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SarahK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 23, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall1food1service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The drinks were great, service was great, but the food was inedible. The food ranks at the top of the worst meals I’ve ever had in my entire life. Not only was the food awful, but some ingredients advertised were a work of fiction. For example, instead of prosciutto, they used some sort of thick sliced ham.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                29. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 10, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The food was great, the service was awesome! Our Server Ryan was attentive and nice and charming. Gave great recommendations for food abd drink!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                30. FH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FredH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  120 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  120 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 4, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The restaurant is at the top of a European style hotel downtown. The food and the atmosphere is at best casual…not what we had expected.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                31. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on May 15, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Food was excellent and the customer service was top notch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                32. AJ

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AJME

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 30, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The staff and food were great but the other customers were very loud, rude to staff and pretentious. I think the restaurant would be a great place if the customers were better, which I know Vertex can not do anything about. Helen was our server and she was great!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                33. AP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AbigailP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 20, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall4food2service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The staff was absolutely amazing and the atmosphere was beautiful. I would highly recommend for a romantic date or special occasion. My husband loved his food, and mine was okay. They have great gluten free options for flatbread but their gluten free noodles aren’t amazing. My husband ordered gluten free noodles, and they gave him real noodles. They looked and tasted too good to him to be gluten free, so we double checked that they were gluten free. They told us they were, but I went ahead to triple check and they ended up not being gluten free. Thankfully he did not eat enough to get sick, and I’m thankful that we triple checked. The staff was amazing about correcting their mistake and took money off of our dinner. Overall, it was an amazing experience! If you are highly allergic to gluten — I would be careful, otherwise, amazing!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                34. H

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Omaha

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on April 3, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall1food3service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  My wife and I were very disappointed by our experience at Vertex Sky Bar. Our server seemed bored being there and repeatedly ignored us. It took us an hour from ordering to receive our food to the table and we only ordered two entrees without special requests. Our server didn't check on us for 50 minutes from ordering and that was only when we flagged him down. The food was alright, but not worth the amount charged. We had difficulty getting our check to the table. Again, we had to get the attention of our server. We were so disappointed that we left without dessert or after dinner drinks. We will not be returning and recommend you eat elsewhere in Rapid City, SD.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                35. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 27, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall3food2service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We both ordered the burger. I asked for mine to be Gluten-free. It must have created quite the problem as we didn’t receive our food for quite some time. This was ok with us as we were out to enjoy each other’s company anyway. However, when the food came , my burger bun looked like it had undergone some sort of process to perhaps get it out of a frozen state. It tasted fine though and I truly appreciate it even being offered. The worst part I guess was that I didn’t even receive all of the toppings that my partner had on his burger. I don’t know what happened there but usually a burger is a very safe choice. Everything else was great.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                36. JV

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JodyV

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Minneapolis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 26, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall2food2service2ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We had reservations for six. Sat at the very top. It was beautiful. We got our seats very quickly. However, our food took over an hour to get after we ordered it. Our waitress completely forgot my Brussels and because she did that, she gave me a free flat bread, even after she was aware of my gluten allergy. When my Brussels came to me, we were ready to pay and the Brussels were under cooked. The salmon was very dry. Although the scenery was beautiful, the service and food were not.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                37. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dakota

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on March 20, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall2food2service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Would not return.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                38. O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Olive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on February 21, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall3food1service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Not worth the price. My husband and I came here for our anniversary and have always wanted to try vertex sky bar out, but never committed due to the price tag. We finally made reservations and were very excited, the view was beautiful and the cocktails did not disappoint but unfortunately the food sucked. I paid $25 for a plate of bland mush, and the burger was also flavorless. Wouldn't recommend unless you're planning on not eating. Customer service was really great though!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                39. SN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  StaceyN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 31, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nice place, great food. Beautiful views. I would go back for sure!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                40. CH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CyndieH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Las Vegas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 9, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I was there this time for downtown Restaurant Week. It was delicious, however, I didn't think the 2 courses went together at all and there wasn't a vegetable to be seen in either dish. I would have preferred a side veg.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Google Map for Vertex Sky Bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                523 6th St Rapid City, SD 57701

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Additional information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rapid City

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sunday-Thursday: 4:00 pm-12:00 am Friday-Saturday: 4:00 pm-2:00 am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  American, Mediterranean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dining style

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dress code

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Smart Casual

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Parking details

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Valet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Payment options

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Additional

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Wine

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