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Big Tom's Diner

1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
+1 605-224-7600
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“patty melt” (5 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast Food, Diner
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LOCATION
1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I had the grilled chicken salad and slaw. The bun was way too big for the sandwich. I had twice as much bread as meat. The coleslaw was 8/10. The fountain pop was not good. It was flat and tasted funny.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Tom’s is a small place so you may not find a seat at certain times of the day. We were lucky and went for a late lunch and got a table. I let the cashier talk me into the sloppy joe special and it was...More

Thank JennyB1010
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on our way through town. We each got a chicken strip basket. The portions were large—neither of us could finish our meal. The chicken and fries were hot, fresh and delicious. The service was good—staff was friendly. Several locals...More

Thank JanineAmy_12
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I probably get to Big Tom’s a couple of times a month for their hamburger basket. It is a humongous burger always on a fresh bun. I normally have the basket with the shoestring potatoes that I have always liked as the are on the...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Was the of one's in there for the majority of our dinner. Seemed a bit dirty but fit the 50s look I guess, food was decent wouldn't mind going again.

Thank Mosif1981
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Counter gal was friendly but this place is a sanitation nightmare. We observed the gal provisioning the salad bar handling everything with her bare hands -- right after handling cash and working the cash register. Full contact with lettuce and other raw ingredients. The apparent...More

Thank HosProf
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Ate a very late lunch here. Big menu. Great burgers. Lots of choices. I was pleasantly surprised how good my burger was. Completely worth driving by BK, McDonalds etc.

1  Thank tomjuw
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Awesome good and excellent service as always! My regular is the bacon single cheeseburger- always cooked perfectly and the bacon nice and crispy. Complemented wonderfully with a fresh homemade bun!

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a quick meeting and ran to Toms. Brisket sandwich was very good with the right amount of BBQ sauce (homemade). Should have ordered coleslaw instead of fries. Fries are stringy and thin but tasted okay. Would have rather had thicker fries....More

Thank pickleloaf62
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in shortly after 3pm. Two cars went through the drive thru. We were the only ones inside. My husband ordered the cowboy burger, I ordered the Patty melt, and we split an onion straw. Add two drinks and the total was $19 and...More

Thank GypseyTravelers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Pierre
  • Phone Number: +1 605-224-7600
Description
hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, BBQ
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