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Firehouse Brewing Co.


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Carrots and Celery 2.25
*Cheesy Artichoke Dip
A Firehouse specialty! You'll love this sensational blend of select cheeses and artichoke hearts in a savory Mornay sauce. Served with our famous toasted garlic beer bread (or request tortilla chips instead).
Pork Con Queso
Sizzling hot queso and pulled pork served with a basket of chips.
Boneless Wings
Keep hunger at bay with a generous portion of our boneless chicken wings, breaded in a crisp seasoned batter, then tossed in a sweet barbecue sauce with a spicy kick.
Wings + Rings 12.95
Wings Only 13.95
Rings Only 9.5
Carrots and Celery 2.25
Hyperventilation Wings & Rings
Dig in to a generous portion of our breaded, deep fried chicken wings served with beer-battered onion rings. Ranch dressing and fiery cayenne pepper sauce served on the side.
Tuna Poke Nachos
Asian-style nachos with a spicy kick. Wonton chips topped with fresh Yellowfin Tuna, avocado, cheddar cheese, sriracha and soy wasabi creme.
Our seasoned calamari is prepared in-house and fried to perfection. Served with pepperoncini, cocktail sauce and Tzatziki sauce.
Shrimp Boat
Savory butterflied, golden-fried and breaded shrimp served with cocktail sauce.
Fire Caps
Fresh mushroom tops are stuffed with a mouth-watering blend of crab meat and garlic-herbed cream cheese. This Firehouse favorite is finished with shredded Swiss and Cheddar-Jack cheese then baked golden.
Regular Order 14.95
Petite Order 12.45
Stout and Hearty
Four types of sausage (Andouille, Polish, British Bangers and Country Sausage), pork belly and veggies stewed in a gravy made with Smoke Jumper Stout beer, served with a piece of warm pastry bread
chicken 2.5
Baked pasta with three cheeses
Enjoy a blend of cheeses baked in a rich white sauce with al dente penne pasta. Topped with shredded Parmesan cheese and seasoned bread crumbs. Served with our famous toasted garlic beer bread.
Sausage Penne
Penne pasta and Andouille sausage baked in a cream sauce with a blend of cheeses. Topped with fresh Parmesan and seasoned bread crumbs. Served with our famous garlic beer bread.
Rancher's Pie
Tender beef steak chunks and vegetables sandwiched between our garlic 'n' cheese mashers. This hearty dish is then baked and topped with brown gravy, fresh Parmesan and green onions.
Chicken Fried Steak
Tenderized round steak that's been coated with seasoned flour, fried and smothered in sausage gravy. Served with garlic 'n' cheese mashers and our vegetable of the day.
Pork Schnitzel
Breaded and fried pork cutlets served with garlic 'n' cheese mashers, sauerkraut and traditional beer mustard.
Yellowfin Tuna
8 oz. tuna steak, lightly seared and served rare (unless requested otherwise) and drizzled with a balsamic glaze. Served with seasoned rice and our vegetable of the day.
Butterflied Shrimp Dinner
A basket full of savory, golden fried, breaded and butterflied shrimp served with fries
Tuna Tacos
Two soft flour tortillas filled with fresh tuna (seared rare) and topped with cabbage, cheese and our tangy specialty sauce. Served with your choice of side.
Beer Battered Fish Tacos
Beer-battered Cod stuffed into two soft flour tortillas and topped with cabbage, diced tomatoes, cheese and our tangy specialty sauce. Served with your choice of side.
Served with our famous beer bread • Add a cup of soup +2.25 *Can be prepared without gluten.
Full Salad 9.95
½ Salad 7.95
Chicken 11.95
½ Chicken 8.95
Tuna 12.95
½ Tuna 9.95
Caesar Salad
Enjoy this classic with fresh Romaine lettuce tossed in a low-carb Caesar dressing. Garnished with grated Parmesan cheese, croûtons and tomatoes.
Full Salad 13.95
½ Salad 9.95
*Asian Pan Seared Tuna
Go light with seared tuna served rare over mixed greens, snow peas, carrots, celery, tomatoes, onions and sliced almonds tossed in a cucumber wasabi dressing.
Full Salad 13.95
½ Salad 9.95
*Cobb Salad
Our take on this classic salad features hard-boiled eggs, bacon, Bleu Cheese, tomatoes, red and green bell peppers, avocado, red onion and baked chicken piled on a bed of fresh greens. Choose from the following dressings: Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Thousand Island, French, Italian or Raspberry Vinaigrette.
Make Cup of Soup a Bowl 8.95
Soup + Salad Combo
Select one of our homemade soups and a side salad with your choice of dressing: Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Thousand Island, French, Italian or Raspberry Vinaigrette.
Cup 4.5
Bowl 6.95
Gorgonzola Ale
A Firehouse classic. Our beer cheese soup recipe uses in-house brewed ales and Gorgonzola cheese.
Cup 4.5
Bowl 6.95
White Chili
A seasonal favorite with tender chicken and white beans.
Cup 4.5
Bowl 6.95
Soup of the Day
Chefs select soup of the day.
Served with your choice of side.
The Firefighter
Smoked low and slow, then topped with coleslaw, this chopped pork sandwich is a Firehouse specialty.
Commissioner Pork Cutlet
Breaded pork cutlet served with lettuce, mayo, tomato and relish on the side.
Battalion Brisket
Tender smoked beef brisket topped with queso and served on sourdough bread.
Firehouse Philly
Smoked beef brisket served on sourdough bread with peppers, onions, mushrooms and creamy queso.
Fire Marshal
Marinated chicken breast grilled and served on a freshly toasted bun. Lettuce, tomato and pickle served on the side.
A ¼ lb. of house-smoked, spicy Andouille sausage that has been grilled, topped with pork and then smothered with queso. Served on a hoagie bun.
Rapid City's Best! Thinly sliced corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese stacked high on marble-rye bread, grilled and paired with a side of Reuben sauce.
Hot Shot
Thinly sliced corned beef on marble-rye bread with Horseradish Cheddar cheese and sautéed onions.
Hook & Ladder
Enjoy a cup of soup or a side dish with half a Reuben or a Hot Shot.
Served with your choice of side. *Burgers prepared medium-well unless requested otherwise, buffalo served medium.
Western Burger
A classic burger with sharp Cheddar, bacon, BBQ sauce and an onion ring.
Bacon Cheddar Burger
Sharp Cheddar and bacon top this hearty burger.
Firehouse Burger
Heat things up with this specialty burger topped with Buffalo wing sauce and Ranch dressing.
"And Then Some!"
Our latest creation, this juicy ½ lb. burger is topped with relish, smoked pork, queso and crispy fried onions.
Mushroom & Swiss Burger
Sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese served atop a ground beef patty.
Brisket Cheddar Burger
Brisket, Cheddar and house BBQ. Mayo served on the side.
Buffalo Blue Burger
This hearty Mid-western specialty is made with ground buffalo and topped with melted Bleu Cheese and sautéed onions.
Hawaiian Burger
Say "Aloha" to this tropical burger featuring BBQ sauce, pineapple, sliced ham and Swiss cheese.
Brewer's Burger
A classic burger with lettuce, tomato and pickles on the side.
Beyond Veggie Burger
Grilled vegan patty, topped with Havarti dill cheese and sautéed bell peppers. Lettuce, tomato and pickle served on the side.
Served with your choice of two sides.
Full Rack of Baby Back Ribs
½ Rack of Baby Back Ribs
Beef Brisket
Mouth-watering brisket that's been wood-smoked low and slow.
Chopped Pork
A heaping pile of tender smoked pork.
Sausage Links
Two house-smoked, spicy Andouille sausages that have been grilled and basted with our very own Beer-BQ sauce.
The Tanker Combo
½ rack of ribs and 8 oz. of tender smoked brisket.
The Chief Combo
½ rack of ribs and a pile of smoked pork.
The Captain Combo
½ rack of ribs and house-smoked, spicy Andouille sausage.
The Lieutenant Combo
House-smoked, spicy Andouille sausage and a heaping pile of tender smoked pork.
Roasted Chicken - AFTER 4PM ONLY
½ a roasted chicken that's been hand-rubbed in house spices and slow-roasted until it's fall off the bone tender. After 4PM only
Served with our vegetable of the day and your choice of baked potato, Garlic n' Cheese Mashers or fries. *Can be prepared without gluten.
sautéed onions 1
bleu cheese 1
mushrooms 1
Cracked Black & Jack*
This 12 oz. ribeye is marinated in Jack Daniel's, garlic and cracked peppercorns, charbroiled and topped with a whiskey glaze.
Flat Iron
Fill up with 12 ounces of mouth-watering choice cut steak.
sautéed onions 1
Blackened Cajun
Go Cajun with a 12 oz. ribeye steak blackened in a blend of Cajun spices and topped with sautéed peppers and onions.
Sides included in some dishes, additional sides may be added to any order for small upcharge.
Garlic 'n' cheese mashers
Potato Salad
Baked Beans
Seasoned Rice
Baked Potato - AFTER 4PM ONLY
Garlic Beer Bread
Vegetable of the Day
Cottage Cheese
Home-made and served daily.
Classic New York style cheesecake. Chocolate, Strawberry or Turtle.
Homemade brownie marbled with cream cheese. Served with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
Tuaca Tiramisu
Lady fingers soaked in Tuaca and espresso are covered in a creamy mascarpone cheese blend and topped with dark chocolate.
Bread Pudding
Warm bread pudding topped with caramel custard sauce and whipped cream.
Cookies 'N Cream
An enormous, freshly baked cookie loaded with white and dark chocolate chips then topped with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
Stop Drop and Roll
Homemade, cream-filled. chocolate pinwheel cake finished with chocolate frosting.
Firehouse Float
Made with soft serve ice cream and our very own root beer topped with whipped cream.
Sponsored by: Firehouse Brewing Co.

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. American Restaurant
1. American Restaurant
"This is an awesome place to eat! The staff is friendly and efficient"
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2. South Dakota's Oldest Brewery
2. South Dakota's Oldest Brewery
"The microbrews were delicious and unique. The food was spectacular"
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3. Historic Atmosphere
3. Historic Atmosphere
"all about history and entertainment and good eating"
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"The Firehouse," as it is called by locals, is one of Rapid City's unique and interesting landmarks. -Housed within the original firehouse, a structure built of four layer brick in 1915, the building is listed on the National Historic Register. We offer a full service restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor dining. Experience a vibrant atmosphere with live entertainment by local musicians in addition to live theatre most Friday and Saturday evenings (view our website for a list of upcoming events). Of course, the Main attraction at the Firehouse is our uniquely flavored, hand crafted beers along with a menu of the Midwest's favorite dishes. With culinary selections ranging from salads and
$8 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Barbecue, Pub, Brew Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

Nina is the best bartender and Kristin my server was more than helpful. This restaurant is one of the best in town. Right downtown in Rapid City. Close to the Elks theatre which has the best screen in South Dakota. Don't miss the chocolate store...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

The atmosphere is interesting. Located in the original downtown Rapid City Firehouse. Still has the fire pole that they used to quickly slide down plus other relics and pictures of the time gone by. The Firehouse brews it's own beer and the menu is very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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RapidCityonMain, Manager at Firehouse Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

Thanks for visiting, we take pride in preserving our local firefighting history as well as making some great brews. We hope to see you again this summer. Cheers!

Reviewed today via mobile

Kids had burgers or chicken and I had the fish and chips. Large portions, delicious and good service.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AMT486
Reviewed today

This is the second combo brewery/winery we've been to in SD and the first one where I opted for the wine. My husband got a beer but after seeing how pleased I was with the wines I think he regretted not going that route. Their...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Louise M
Reviewed yesterday

Four of us shared numerous apps. Our consensus was that the chicken bites were excellent, the avocado dip pretty good, and tuna nachos OK. All in all, not bad. Service could be a bit better.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

When we first walked up, there was a two piece band playing which was a little off so we thought was karaoke. We chose to eat inside. Service was subpar. They were out of what we wanted to order so we got a mushroom apetizer...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived and were told there was a 20 min wait, but we might want to spend the time next store doing some wine tasting (which we did). They texted us when the table was ready, we sat outside (kinda inside) and had good beer...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don’t usually write bad reviews, but for all the advertising along the highway, I was expecting a little better service and food than we received. I don’t remember her name, but our blue haired server was anything but happy to be serving us. Drop...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped for early dinner while passing through. Many in my party had burgers and reported them very good. Fries were excellent! My son had the fish tacos and weren’t very good. The fried fish was soggy, the sauce wasn’t very good and overall just didn’t...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in based on a recommendation from our hotel desk clerk and were glad we did. First off, it’s in an interesting part of town. We had a wait so we spent time enjoying wine in an adjacent building and were able to carry our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from queenofscreens | Reviewed this property |
Great question. Hope they answer you. We were wondering the same. Adverting genius
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I'm a customer who wrote a review, I have no idea about a VIP card.
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We parked free on the street,and walked through town visiting the stores on our way to the restaurant.
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