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Bob's Cafe

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1312 West Twelfth St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605 336 7260
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery

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  • 43
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hasn't changed much since my last visit fifty years ago....

Had a great burger, companion liked her broasted chicken. Sometimes memories can be true. Think this was even better than the mid-sixties. Normally don't like sweet slaw, but this was some of the best I've had. Good service and friendly conversation too. Just glad I'm not in a wheel chair... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
csandste
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had a great burger, companion liked her broasted chicken. Sometimes memories can be true. Think this was even better than the mid-sixties. Normally don't like sweet slaw, but this was some of the best I've had. Good service and friendly conversation too. Just glad I'm not in a wheel chair 'cause that restroom is something to get to.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Had broasted chicken and shrimp with fried okra and a great selection of pops. Only stools as it is a tiny spot. Very intimate. A co-diner shared his mac and cheese wedges with us - a great sense of community. Friendly staff. We signed the guest book as first timers- a tradition. The place is steeped in history and seeks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

For lunch I had the 3 Sampler Barbecue plate. I choose ribs, brisket, pulled pork. Meat was excellent especially with their barbecue sauce. Potato salad and baked beans for sides were awesome. Price was reasonable. Would definitely recommend.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I may not know much about Gram-positive cocci and Corynebacterium isolates but this place sure had me thinking about them. Let me start at the beginning: I used to go to Bobs every now and again, after a night out perhaps, or maybe once in a grease craving moon. I had a bad experience with a worker once and stopped... More 

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Windom, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bob's is a landmark,a must. Just a small place with a counter that seats about 8 people. The food is amazing. We eat there every time we are in Sioux Falls. All food from scratch no packages here.

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florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

stopped there this past week for the first time---had the chicken/rib combo/ slaw/ hashbrowns----very good----also rib basket---good bbq sauce---friendly service---good price value---will stop again on way thru town

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First time eating breakfast at Bob's.....and great food, great conversation, and the perfect home town feel!!! Best pancakes I've ever had....no joke!!! If you haven't tried their breakfast....you are missing out! Everything was great from the eggs to the bacon, hashbrowns, and of course....the pancakes!!!! Will go back for sure...!

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ok so I would not have stopped here and ate by just looking at the place but the locals said it was great and I had to try it. They were right on! The broasted chicken was great and I have had it twice during my visit. Highly recommend this place!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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128 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Recently, rather than picking up our order, we chose to 'dine in' at Bob's. Once again, we were not disappointed. The conversation, service and food were good! We'll be back!

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New York City, New York
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54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have to say I was surprised because the other reviews were positive. THIS PLACE WAS HORRIBLE. Rude waitress that barely acknowledged us, food was bland and obviously made from frozen. Yuuuck. Never again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1312 West Twelfth St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sioux Falls
  • Phone Number: 605 336 7260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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