Highest-rated restaurants in Rapid City, according to Tripadvisor

Written by:
August 10, 2022
Pietruszka // Shutterstock

Highest-rated restaurants in Rapid City, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Rapid City using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

1 / 29
Tripadvisor

#29. HuHot Mongolian Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (112 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mongolian, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1745 Elgin Street Rushmore Crossing, Rapid City, SD 57701
- Read more on Tripadvisor
2 / 29
Tripadvisor

#28. Himalayan Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Nepali
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1720 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-4563
- Read more on Tripadvisor
3 / 29
Tripadvisor

#27. Dunn Brothers Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (100 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, Healthy
- Price: $
- Address: 405 Canal Street Suite 1500, Rapid City, SD 57701
- Read more on Tripadvisor
4 / 29
Tripadvisor

#26. Ruby Tuesday

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (367 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 821 Fairmont Blvd, Rapid City, SD 57701-6308
- Read more on Tripadvisor
5 / 29
Tripadvisor

#25. Piesano's Pacchia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (172 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3618 Canyon Lake Dr Ste 121, Rapid City, SD 57702-1027
- Read more on Tripadvisor

You may also like: How Rapid City feels about climate change

6 / 29
Tripadvisor

#24. Vertex Sky Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (370 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 523 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725
- Read more on Tripadvisor
7 / 29
Tripadvisor

#23. El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (78 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1012 E North St, Rapid City, SD 57701-1373
- Read more on Tripadvisor
8 / 29
Tripadvisor

#22. Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (265 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Irish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 523 6th St Alex Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725
- Read more on Tripadvisor
9 / 29
Tripadvisor

#21. Jambonz Deux

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (101 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 740 Mountain View Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-2519
- Read more on Tripadvisor
10 / 29
Tripadvisor

#20. Fuji Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (308 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1731 Eglin St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6100
- Read more on Tripadvisor

You may also like: People from these metros are finding new jobs in Rapid City

11 / 29
Tripadvisor

#19. Pacific Rim Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (160 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1375 N Lacrosse St Ste 1, Rapid City, SD 57701-6978
- Read more on Tripadvisor
12 / 29
Tripadvisor

#18. Firehouse Brewing Co.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (3,539 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 610 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2736
- Read more on Tripadvisor
13 / 29
Tripadvisor

#17. The Wine Cellar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (201 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Wine Bar
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 513 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725
- Read more on Tripadvisor
14 / 29
Tripadvisor

#16. Millstone Family Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (546 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1520 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6963
- Read more on Tripadvisor
15 / 29
Tripadvisor

#15. Ron's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 2332 W Main St, Rapid City, SD 57702-2420
- Read more on Tripadvisor

You may also like: Highest-paying jobs in Rapid City that don't require a college degree

16 / 29
Tripadvisor

#14. Juniper

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (95 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 405 Canal St Suite 1300, Rapid City, SD 57701-2550
- Read more on Tripadvisor
17 / 29
Tripadvisor

#13. Minervas Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (613 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2111 N Lacrosse St., Rapid City, SD 57701
- Read more on Tripadvisor
18 / 29
Tripadvisor

#12. Murphy's Pub & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,431 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 510 9th St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3059
- Read more on Tripadvisor
19 / 29
Tripadvisor

#11. Dakotah Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1325 N Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City, SD 57703-9504
- Read more on Tripadvisor
20 / 29
Tripadvisor

#10. Fort Hays Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Music Show

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (419 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2255 Fort Hayes Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-8703
- Read more on Tripadvisor

You may also like: Zip codes with the most expensive homes in Rapid City metro area

21 / 29
Tripadvisor

#9. Colonial House Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,133 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2315 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5340
- Read more on Tripadvisor
22 / 29
Tripadvisor

#8. Eddie's Taco's RC

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (142 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: Rapid City, SD 57702
- Read more on Tripadvisor
23 / 29
Tripadvisor

#7. Texas Roadhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (553 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2106 North Maple Avenue, Rapid City, SD 57701
- Read more on Tripadvisor
24 / 29
Tripadvisor

#6. Que Pasa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,365 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 502 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2734
- Read more on Tripadvisor
25 / 29
Tripadvisor

#5. Tally's Silver Spoon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,503 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 530 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2726
- Read more on Tripadvisor

You may also like: Highest paying jobs in Rapid City that require a graduate degree

26 / 29
Tripadvisor

#4. Independent Ale House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (695 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
- Read more on Tripadvisor
27 / 29
Tripadvisor

#3. Kathmandu Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (480 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Nepali
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 727 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2737
- Read more on Tripadvisor
28 / 29
Tripadvisor

#2. Delmonico Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (600 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 609 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2735
- Read more on Tripadvisor
29 / 29
Tripadvisor

#1. Everest Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (464 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Tibetan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2328 W Main St, Rapid City, SD 57702-2420
- Read more on Tripadvisor

Trending Now