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La Minestra

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106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
605-224-8090
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazingly awesome food!

Okay, okay, living in Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex with an outstanding selection of restaurants, we must admit we can be a bit picky. We certainly did not expect as awesome a meal as we got in this little gem in downtown Pierre. (Sorry, Pierre, for underestimating you!) Outstanding menu and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Lydia S
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Okay, okay, living in Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex with an outstanding selection of restaurants, we must admit we can be a bit picky. We certainly did not expect as awesome a meal as we got in this little gem in downtown Pierre. (Sorry, Pierre, for underestimating you!) Outstanding menu and the chefs turned out what might be the best duck wing... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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186 reviews 186 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Working in town, we asked for a good place for dinner. My Customer - without hesitation said La Minestra!! And I could see why, as we dining, there were several folks who walked in for dinner and found friends and co-workers visit from table to table. Obviously close knit dining community!!! Very cozy relaxing atmosphere, staff was wonderful as we... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We went to this restaurant based on the suggestion of colleagues. They raved about their pizza! We drove the few extra miles into town to try it out. We got there just in time - it filled up just after we placed our order. The waitress gave us our menus but we couldn't find any pizzas on it. I found... More 

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It's always fun to stop in here and try the daily special. The waitstaff are friendly and the service is quick. I'm told the owner makes all the ingredients from scratch. There's an interesting assortment of people who stop in here.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Amy is awesome! One of the best servers I've ever had and very helpful with recommendations. The atmosphere is just what I look for in a relaxing night out. Great job!

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Marksville, South Dakota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Average food at above-average prices, the staff and decor make up for what may be lacking in culinary satisfaction and value.

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Everything is made in-house in this popular restaurant. The wait staff are friendly and the food is good. It's popular with the local crowd.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Excellent hand made pizza. They were out of the salmon so my wife had to order something else unfortunately. Great place to eat, though.

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Pierre, South Dakota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Been there many times, best restaurant in Pierre and arguably, the State of South Dakota. Always the best and freshest ingredients and excellent service.

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Rapid City
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had the most amazing meal at this awesome place!! We were working at a store set up so we were hot and gross and sweaty and were treated like royalty. Food, service and surroundings were fabulous!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Pierre
  • Phone Number: 605-224-8090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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