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La Minestra

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106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent friendly staff nice service great meal relaxing atmosphere Would recommend sweet wine and relax

Thank Eric L
Granbury, Texas
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful service with friendly atmosphere and delicious food. I had the ribeye and vegetables with a salad. Great food!

Thank Ron L
Pierre, South Dakota
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the Prime Rib, it was amazing. They definitely know exactly what they are doing when it comes to steak and pasta. Don't expect anything cheap, this is a high class restaurant, the food is very high quality, with a taste you'll never forget. Ask for Lori, she's the best server in the state. She has the best... More 

Thank Matt O
London, England
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our drive to Rapid City, we decided to stop in Pierre for dinner. We looked for restaurants on our iPhone restaurant finder and this one came up. The reviews looked good and Italian is always a good bet with our picky eaters. We weren't let down, our pickiest eater ordered the pizza and loved it. I ordered the most... More 

Thank FamilyN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We keep going back for the pizza over the lunch hour. The crust is amazing and you never know what kind of toppings are going to combined for an out of this world flavor trip! 👍

Thank Todd S
Pierre, South Dakota, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An award winning restaurant for those who want something special. Mostly Italian but some good variations on classic midwestern steaks and fish. Highly recommend. I put down Not Sure for kids. If your kids are extra fidgety I would steer clear as a meal can last 45-6 minutes.

1 Thank Dawson L
San Tan Valley
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place...food is pure tasting with lots of levels...enjoyed the tortellini and sausage with peppers. Flavor galore. My husband had the beet salad and soup....our server was friendly and sweet. Thanks for the amazing lunch

Thank Mine70
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a local, and it did not disappoint! Ordered "Mark's Favorite" which consisted of homemade rigatoni, sauce and sausage, and it was outstanding! Split the dish with my husband, as we were travelling, and it was just the perfect portion. Compliments to the chef :)

Thank Tammy S
Racine, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal at La Minestra's! Our server, Erin, was very attentive and kind. Her wit and humor were very much appreciated! Our meal was absolutely delicious...that's a big commendation since we come from an area ripe with great Italian restaurants. Next time we are in Pierre, we are definitely coming back!

Thank Nasha1229
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a Greek salad(ya I know it's an Italian restaurant) asked if it would be possible to had lobster claw meat to it and the chef did it no problem!! The waitress was funny and very hospitable with us!!

Thank Stephen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?