Sioux Falls has many eateries across the city. If you’re not familiar with them, this post will help. Below we’ve featured 10 of the best places to eat in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
1. Harvester Kitchen
Harvester is incredibly unique – not just in South Dakota, but just… in general. It’s a chef-owned and operated joint dedicated to serving truly refined dishes in one of the most extravagant and relaxing environments you’ll ever enter. Harvester is open from Wednesday-Sunday 5-9:30 p.m. by reservation only and closed Monday-Tuesday.
The food on offer at Harvester is something extraordinary. Each item is delicately plated in a genuinely refined manner, evoking a sense of upscale relaxation. The menu consists of a tasting menu, appetizers, mains, desserts, and most importantly – an entire menu dedicated to classic French potato dishes. Harvester is top-notch food, no matter how you cut it – so give them a taste.
Head to Harvester’s contact page to get yourself a table.
2. Sanaa’s Gourmet
Sanaa’s Gourmet is, unsurprisingly, named after its creator – Sanaa Abourezk. In addition to being a restaurant owner, she’s a blogger, author, chef, and nutritionist and has delivered excellent Middle Eastern cuisine to lil’ old Sioux Falls. Sanaa’s Gourmet is open from 10:30-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, from 10:30-4 p.m. on Fridays, and 11-2 p.m. on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.
The menu consists of classic Middle Eastern fare, changing by the day. Weekdays are a lunch affair, composed of simple salads, kabobs, and kibbeh (among many other offerings. Weekends have appetizers, mains, and a daily rotating selection of dual vegan dishes. Sanaa’s also offers an extensive selection of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian fare for those with dietary restrictions.
Head to Sanaa’s Gourmet’s Facebook page to learn more.
3. M.B. Haskett
M.B. Haskett is a traditional deli in all the right ways. They’ve been around since 2012, serving seasonal, fresh meals that are locally inspired. Each meal is handcrafted, made with love, and served in a welcoming building. M.B. Haskett is open from 7-2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, from 8-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, and closed Monday-Tuesday.
M.B. Haskett’s food consists of deli classics and tasty breakfast eats. For early birds, they serve crepes, egg dishes, and a few light options, such as yogurt or oatmeal. Lunch consists of rotating daily sandwiches, crepes, soups, and salads. M.B. Haskett also serves several local beers, tasty coffee drinks, and more – so give them a try!
Head to M.B. Haskett’s contact page to get in touch.
4. R Wine Bar & Kitchen
R Wine Bar & Kitchen’s name rather says it all. They’re a quaint joint with an excellent wine selection that’s been voted as the “Best Italian in South Dakota” by several reputable websites. They’ve earned this reputation through top-notch food, an extensive wine menu, and truly outstanding service. R Wine Bar & Kitchen is open from 3-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, closes an hour later Friday-Saturday, and is closed on Sundays.
This family-owned joint brings classic Italian fare to South Dakota. Customers will find Italian favorites such as bruschetta, mussels, and more for appetizers. The main plates have house-made pasta, fresh beef, chicken, and pork dishes, and several other tasty surprises. Ultimately, R Wine Bar is one of the best stops for Italian in the state of South Dakota.
Head to R Wine Bar’s Facebook page to reach out.
5. Lalibela Restaurant
Lalibela Restaurant is something extraordinarily rare in the Midwest – an Ethiopian restaurant. Named after a real town in northern Ethiopia, Lalibela serves truly authentic Ethiopian fare in a relaxed, friendly environment that simply begs to be visited. They’re open from 11-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closes a half-hour earlier on Sunday, and are closed on Mondays.
The food at Lalibela is classic Ethiopian – perfectly-spiced meat, delicious stews, and yes – injera, the famous fermented sourdough-like flatbread that’s garnered Ethiopian fare global attention in recent years. At the end of the day, Lalibela is a genuinely excellent stop for those who want to try something new, something delicious, and do so in a super-relaxed environment.
Swing by Lalibela’s Facebook page to learn more.
6. Oshima Sushi Japanese Cuisine
Oshima Sushi Japanese Cuisine is Sioux Falls’ premier Japanese restaurant, hands down. They serve the freshest, tastiest seafood and soups and do so with love. And best of all, the serving sizes and pricing are pretty reasonable. Oshima Sushi is open from 11-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and closes a half-hour later Friday-Saturday. Oshima is closed on Sundays.
The menu primarily consists of seafood and soups. You’ll find loads of sushi rolls, sashimi, miso soup, and classic appetizers like edamame, gyoza, and tempura. If you’re feeling a bit less seafood, they also serve truly excellent yakisoba and udon dishes, fried rice, and teriyaki. Realistically, Oshima has something for everyone – so what’re you waiting for?
Head to Oshima Sushi’s contact page to reach out.
7. Carnival Brazilian Grill
Carnival Brazilian Grill is another unique entry on this list, as Brazilian fare is quite uncommon in the Midwest, which is ridiculous. Especially considering it’s absolutely delicious and perfectly primed for the American palate. Carnival Brazilian Grill is open from 4-10 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and is closed Sunday-Tuesday.
Do you love juicy, tender BBQ meat? Then you’ll love Carnival. For the unfamiliar, Brazilian grills serve bottomless meat that’s delivered to your table, allowing you to select specific cuts and bites. You can grab beef, pork, chicken, shrimp, and more alongside salads, house-made desserts, and tasty appetizers like cinnamon-roasted pineapple.
Head to Carnival Brazilian Grill’s Facebook page to get in touch.
8. Monk’s Ale House
Monk’s Ale House is your stop if you’re a pizza and beer type of person. No matter the style of pie you prefer, Monk’s brings top-notch pizzas, sandwiches, and beer to the table alongside excellent service and a super-welcoming location. Monk’s is open from 3-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 2-3 a.m. on Fridays. They’re available for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11-2 p.m. and are open from 11-11 p.m. on Sundays.
The menu at Monk’s Ale House is simple by design – they serve the absolute best pairings for their beer every time. Creative wood-fired pizzas, sampler boards, salads, and sandwiches are ever-present, though brunch is the true highlight. Luxurious French toast, breakfast pizza, and more are just waiting for you – so why aren’t you already eating?
Swing by Monk’s Ale House’s contact page to learn more.
9. Morrie’s Steakhouse
Morrie’s Steakhouse is a family-owned, aspirational fine-dining steakhouse with quite tasty eats. They serve classic American steak ‘n’ potatoes meals, juicy burgers, crispy sandwiches, and delicious cocktails. Morrie’s Steakhouse is open from 5-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and is closed on Sundays.
The menu, unsurprisingly, is steak-heavy. You’ll find massive tomahawk steaks, wagyu masterpieces, and more, along with hearty sides. And if you don’t want steak, that’s okay – they have excellent burgers, sandwiches, bison, and more. Perhaps best of all, they have an entire section dedicated to various forms of wagyu (both American and Japanese) and “steak enhancements.”
Go to Morrie’s Steakhouse’s contact page to get more information.
10. Tarquin Argentinian Restaurant
And last but certainly not least is Tarquin Argentinian Restaurant. This unique joint serves authentic Argentinian eats that draw equally from Latin, Italian, and German cuisine. The food is to die for, the service professional, and the environment welcoming. Tarquin Argentinian Restaurant is open from 11-2:30 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, from 11-10 p.m. on Friday, 12:30-10 p.m. on Saturday, and closed on Sunday.
Their menu is quite unique, serving empanadas (Argentinian-style), salad, charcuterie plates, pasta, and more. While it may seem jarring at first, Argentinian food is truly excellent, drawing on global flavor to bring what is arguably one of the first Latin-fusion styles in the world. Tarquin is genuinely top-notch, so give them a try the next time you want something new.
Head to Tarquin Argentinian Restaurant’s Facebook page to learn more.