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Enigma Restaurant

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445 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701-2754 (Rushmore Road/ Main Street)
+1 605-716-0600
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When out-of-town guests visit from San Francisco, Salt Lake or DC, we take them here to experience a slice of fine dining, which always gets rave reviews. The quality of service, food preparation, and selections are always appreciated. Expensive, but great for special occasions.

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1 Thank SiennaMum
Ayr, Australia
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner with a bottle of wine and could not have been more pleased with the service or quality of the food. My companion had the duck and I had pork tenderloin both cooked to order and succulent. The wine was attended to throughout the meal, our server was very attentive. Warm bread and garlic butter were offered before... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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432 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Had the buffet that was included with the hotel. Fairly small selection but good food, a little more up scale that traditional hotel breakfast. Wait staff was non existent never saw anyone after we were seated.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My girlfriend and I made a reservation for Mother's Day, thinking we might find it hard to have a breakfast on Mother's Day. We sought out an early reservation based upon this restaurants' excellent rating and location downtown. We walked into the restaurant to be greeted by a gentleman, holding a coffee thermos. We told him we had a reservation.... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We had not dined at this restaurant for a few years. The last time we dined here our food was ok. This time it was nasty. Our event started off with a hostess who acted as if we were bothering her by stopping in. She said nothing as she sat us. The waiter was equally unremarkable. The food was mediocre... More 

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Enigma_Restaurant, Manager at Enigma Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear BroncosFan_12, First off, I would like to apologize for your bad experience in our restaurant. Without feedback such as yours we would not be able to identify and fix these issues. I have spoken with the front of house staff as well as the Chef on steps we can take to ensure this does not happen again! The Chef... More 

Summerset, South Dakota
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The buffalo ribeye and the lambchops were excellent. We were seated at 7:25 and ordered by 7:35 yet our food wasn't served until 8:20! All meat was served medium rare so it shouldn't have taken that long. Also, we had a few questions about the menu and each time the waitress didn't actually know the answer and had to go... More 

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Thank Jamie C
Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We love your schnitzel and the fresh salad that comes with it. It's fresh and the portion is a great size. Also you bread with the herb butter is wonderful.

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Thank JoleenZoller
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I can't believe this place gets good reviews . The food was decent, but the atmosphere here was horrendous.

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2 Thank Amanguru
Hermosa, South Dakota
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This was our very first time to this restaurant. We received a four course mystery dinner. The salad was the only part we didn't like. But the appetizer, dinner and dessert more than made up for it. We couldn't have the wine due to our various medical conditions. The staff were friendly. The price point is an issue, but I... More 

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Stockton, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We buy a lot of wine pairing dinners...on cruise ships, in cities where we travel. Enigma Restaurant calls theirs the "Mystery Dinner". The chef prepares dishes inspired by what he has on hand, that can be featured, and carefully pairs up a glass of wine with each course. Our dinner consisted of seared jumbo scallops, paired with La Crema chardonnay.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701-2754
    (Rushmore Road/ Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-716-0600
Description
South Dakota's top fine dining destination offering internationally inspired organic cuisine. Enigma Restaurant located downtown, provides the perfect location, atmosphere & cuisine for your first meeting of the day over breakfast, your high powered lunch meeting, your night on the town or for that very special occasion. The Enigma Restaurant, a AAA three diamond restaurant, is located at the New Adoba Eco Hotel Rapid City/ Mt. Rushmore. Enigma, is one of the finest of Rapid City restaurants featuring elegant dining, specialty drinks fine organic wines & stylish service. Guests can enjoy our signature "Mystery Dinner" and daily specials. Enigma Restaurant serves: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Room Service is available for Hotel guests 6:30am-9pm. Part of the Enigma Restaurant is our, 445 Lounge, a non-smoking, upscale lounge, offering delicious martinis with premium vodkas, fine wines, organic beers, great music and a fun relaxing atmosphere.

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