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Philly Ted's

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1415 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6957
+1 605-348-6113
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a taste of Philly in South Dakota. Although Philly Ted's offer several variations of a cheesesteak I always go with a traditional. I have eaten cheesesteaks around the world and Philly Ted's is as close to the ones in Philadelphia as I have encountered. You should go here!

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Thank Leon B
Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The crew did a great job of providing me with an awesome sandwich. They have two locations now. One on Lacrosse and also one downtown. I have eaten at them both. Great food and great service.

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Thank WildmanRuss
Rapid City, South Dakota
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Website said OPEN until 8pm so we drove over on on slick roads to eat with my gf..at 7:30pm the place was full of people and somebody waiting for a to go order sitting by front doors, business doors were locked and CLOSED UP.

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Thank misterbilllll
Rapid City
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

On different occasions my family has ate at Phiily Teds and been happy. Our last few times have resulted in disappointment at both locations. Between the poor service, sandwiches that have declined in everything except for bread and the chilli cheese fries which were so small it was a total joke....I can honestly say that we won't be back. I... More 

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Thank KAJ1100
Custer, South Dakota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I'm a Philadelphia boy born and bread. Ted's place is the real deal. Ted is a great guy and a true to the South Philly tradition. My wife and I are going to visit the new location tonight.

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Thank tsbikes
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Went to the new location in Main Street square. No free parking. Went at 12:00 noon on Wednesday. Put 16 mins in the parking meter thinking I would be good. In and out. Waited for 25 mins to get through the line and get my food. Worth the wait and $10 price tag? No. Worth the additional inconvenience of $10... More 

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Thank Trevor A
Rapid City, SD
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

A friend and I chose Philly Ted's new location near Main Street Square for lunch. The food was pretty good, although my friend would not recommend their salads. My "traditional" Philly cheese steak sandwich was very good, but expensive. The "walk-up" ordering/service is not very good. I ordered a beer with my sandwich but did not get the "combination rate"... More 

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Thank SDScott
Bonn, Germany
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Nothing else than a fantastic Philly Cheesesteak! It's worth the price and absolutely delicious! Found this place by random scrolling on maps and it was a bullseye! Friendly and helpful employees too. Will come again.

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Thank neunzehn85
Clovis, New Mexico
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I read about this place on Tripadvisor and thought it would be good due to the reviews. It's pretty popular in Rapid City, but I was expecting a real Philly Cheese steak. The sandwich had steak, grilled onions & peppers and a TON of Velveeta poured all over the sandwich. It was horrible! I guess if you want a real... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Good service yummy food 5 big stars. Will recommend to anyone!! Always polite and love the call ahead.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6957
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-348-6113

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