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Vertex Sky Bar

523 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-854-1215
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Ranked #39 of 213 Restaurants in Rapid City
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 3:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: A Rapid City restaurant and bar without equal, Vertex Sky Bar combines modern features and traditional architecture with an unforgettable view. Vertex is located on the top two floors of the Hotel Historic Alex Johnson. Both levels offer indoor seating and an outdoor deck with gas-heated fire pits. Panoramic views allow guests to experience an incredible view of the Black Hills, Dinosaur Hill, the southern buttes and gorgeous prairie. Vertex Sky Bar offers hotel guests and Vertex Club members a wide selection of expertly-mixed cocktails, world-class spirits, and a variety of fine wine and beer. Our kitchen has crafted an exquisite menu, complete with decadent appetizers, gourmet entrees and savory desserts.
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English first
Red Oak, Iowa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The truffles were amazing! All of the food & atmosphere was excellent. I enjoyed the walleye tacos & outdoor seating by the fire pits

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear KathyK1976, We are pleased that your experience at Vertex was excellent and that you enjoyed your food and our view. We do have the best view in town! Please visit us again when you are in our area. More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Vertex offers a unique experience. Rooftop seat provides great views of the city. The fire pits offer great ambiance and help take the edge off of chilly nights. Although the menu and appetizer lists are limited, all the items we have tried have been excellent - we really enjoy the kabobs and the burgers . The drink list is... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you so much for writing us such a great review, we truly appreciate it and look forward to seeing you in Vertex soon! More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Enjoyed this place this past weekend. The views are amazing, the food is good, and the drinks are even better. The fire pits and spires are amazing also. If you are a guest of the hotel or have a membership this place has it all for entertainment and views. Highly recommend checking it out if you can.

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Chad M, We are so happy to hear that you enjoy our Vertex Sky Bar. With winter arriving, our warm drinks by the fire pits will be so enjoyable. Make sure you come back in to see us very soon! More 

Rockies
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We originally had reservations in a little nook, but got bumped for another party. We were not impressed by the manager who did not seem very concerned about our changed reservations. We were seated upstairs, which was difficult for me as there was no elevator. We stayed for a glass of wine, but after we saw the uninspired menu choices... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Snarky4, We are so sorry that your experience was not what you had expected. Our food, service and view are one of the best in the city. We hope that you will give us another try when visiting this area again, you won't be disappointed. More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I am sad. Yet, the yearning to leave this place is overwhelming....And so is the view from this amazing bar. The bartender mixed a special signature martini at this quiet, secluded spot on the rooftop. And sent up my favorite Reuben sandwich that I had enjoyed (BEST IN TOWN) out on the patio when it was still quite warm just... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that one of your last great experiences in Rapid City was at our Vertex Sky Bar and that you enjoyed your drink and sandwich. We hope you have an opportunity to come back and visit us when you are back in the area. More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fantastic views of Rapid City and the surrounding hills. Worth the trip to the top! Good drinks & a great view - what more could you ask for?

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Karsd, We agree with you that we have the best view in Rapid City. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves. Please visit us again when you are in our area. More 

Rapid City
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We had family come to town from San Diego - unfortunately for a funeral. We went to Sunday Brunch at Vertex and not only was the food amazing but we were treated so well, even through the tears, the staff could not have been more attentive. Had a great omelet made just for me - blessed!! We live here in... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Siaryn D, Thank you so very much for the kind words, we truly appreciate it and are so pleased that you enjoy Vertex and our Sunday Brunch. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Whitingham, Vermont, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Lisa is one of the best waitresses ever. She was kind, friendly, and very professional. We will be going back to see her again. We had a great time with the waitress and enjoyed her company very much!

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Joslin L, We are so pleased that your experience at Vertex was enjoyable and that Lisa did a nice job for you. Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Custer, South Dakota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Let me begin by saying this was an excellent meal, but what came with that excellent meal was priceless. This was the first visit for my two close friends and me on a beautiful fall evening. I had been a waitress for 20 years and service, personality, and the utmost pride in what one does is fundamental in every profession.... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Debra D. We are so happy that you came to Vertex to celebrate with your friends and happy that Amy was so helpful. Please make a point of visiting us again in the near future and thanks so much for the kind words. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

There is nothing more to say than Amy was/is AWESOME! I am a member of the Vertex and will ask for Amy for every party I book in the future. Further more, The Vertex is the best place to be anytime! If you have the opportunity, visit the Vertex and ask for Amy!

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Carrie C, Manager at Vertex Sky Bar, responded to this review

Dear Jason G. Thank you so choosing Vertex for the birthday celebration. We truly appreciate your business and the kind words about Vertex and Amy. Please make a point of visiting us more often! We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

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Additional Information about Vertex Sky Bar

Address: 523 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 605-854-1215
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 3:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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