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Pheasant Restaurant & Lounge


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$7 - $33
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We went here for dinner with a huge group, almost 60 people, and the service was excellent while the food was very good. We had a special selection of entrees for this event, I had pork chop with mashed potatoes. They were excellent. The server...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thetammyjo
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Briefly, this is Brookings, SD. It's a small town and host to a large college. And The Pheasant has been around fore-ev-ver. Don't expect a Maitre'D with an Eton-style accent and don't expect modern-fusion decor and certainly don't expect your food to be plated by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Heard about the Norwegian waffle brunch served on weekends, so checked it out on a Saturday in September. So good, takk for maten! Just the right amount of cardamom in the batter gave that special traditional Scandinavian flavor along with lingonberry preserves. A couple other...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Norma B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I hear this is the best place in town, scary if true. Vegetables were a bit overdone and soggy. Salad dressing was probably bottled. Walleye entree was great, pheasant salad appetizer not so great. Pheasant was overwhelmed by the mayo and apple, could have been...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jimcool
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

While spending the night in Brookings SD, we wanted to find a place that served our favorite fish, and did we ever!!! The food was excellent, as was the service by Lizzie!! We will definitely be back !!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ken O
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

For our first overnight in brookings we went to The Pheasant for dinner, what a treat. Amiable staff served absolutely delicious food, prime rib, pork chops and steak salad. The Wisconsin Cheese Soup was spectacular. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Deborah G
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I had heard many great things about this restaurant and I honestly thought it would have been better. I ordered a sirloin steak with mashed potatoes and a house salad. The steak was tender and flavorful. But I just didn't think it was as good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank emmypie88
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Went here right after lunch but before some of the side items were ready for dinner which was just fine with us. I had the bison burger and was not disappointed. Our waitress was great and the atmosphere was great too. Overall this is definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I rarely spend this much money eating out, so I was hoping it would be a real treat. I had the special, which was pork loin with bacon and a cheese sauce. The meat was very tough. That happens. When the waitress came and asked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank hollyhock-lover
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The Pheasant has always had a reputation among locals for great food. The pheasant salad is mouthwatering.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kathy G
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