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Alternative Fuel Coffee House

512 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701
6057913791
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This little coffee shop has a lot to offer. The Pumpkin Chai heavenly. The other drinks are blended wonderful as well. The food there is very tasty. The shop is located in the Main Street Square shopping center so it is very convenient when shopping downtown.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Alternative Fuel is located downtown in the Main Street Square. You'll always get great service at AF.

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Greeley, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our coffee tasted as if they were not cleaning the machines properly and probably not using the correct pressure. We ordered several drinks for a group. When they brought the drinks out they were not labeled and they could not tell us which drinks they were. The lids did not fit the cups and they did not tell us this... More

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Carmel, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were visiting RC and had no idea where to eat. Most of the places downtown seemed like chic bistros or bars. Finding Alternative Fuel tucked in to a building a block down from the Alex Johnson hotel was a great find. It smelled wonderfully of fresh coffee and they were doing a brisk business at 11AM on a Friday.... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a good place to get together with friends for an afternoon for coffee or a meal. The atmosphere is good, the food and drinks are good, the service is great, and the Baristas are friendly, and it is one of my favorite places to hang out with my friends.

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Minneapolis
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376 reviews 376 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food case has a lot of snacks which are healthy. The small bites such as the carrot cake looked enticing. We had coffee and boba tea and were tasty. Great location from the Square activities. They own the ice cream place next door as well.

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Red Deer, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The drinks were good (not great), but the food was just okay. When it says "on french bread" in the menu and has a big price tag on it, you would expect the bread to be fresh or from a bakery. This so-called "french bread" was just Texas Toast from a supermarket. I won't be going back here. It seems... More

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Death Valley Junction, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wanted to find a local joint for breakfast, and I stopped in on a Tuesday morning. I got quick and friendly service from the staff. Breakfast bagel sandwich was good. The coffee shop has a nice ambiance and some outdoor seating on the edges of a downtown park.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

All of the food and drinks were tasty. A little more than I usually like to pay for a mocha, but I was on vacation! The drinks took a little while longer than expected but all of the baristas were happy and working hard so I didn't mind waiting.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

On a road trip and stopping for some non-fast food breakfast. Cute location with tables outside in a little urban park. I had breakfast burrito special- good flavor but too much tortilla:stuffing ratio. The special was burrito and coffee, I asked to upgrade to a latte which she said was ok, but I'm pretty sure I just paid for a... More

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Additional Information about Alternative Fuel Coffee House

Address: 512 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: 6057913791
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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