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Walnut Tavern AKA The Dead Animal Bar

100 W 3rd St, Yankton, SD 57078-4321
+1 605-665-5943
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Drove from Lincoln to experience this bar and plus I've never been to South Dakota. Some reviews... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Jbthomsen
,
Mendoza, Argentina
via mobile
Dead Animal Bar

The Walnut Tavern lives up to it's nick name, Dead Animal Bar. Dozens of deer and caribou racks... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2016
THOMAS H
,
ANKENY
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26 Jun 2016
“Okay”
6 Apr 2016
“Dead Animal Bar”
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100 W 3rd St, Yankton, SD 57078-4321
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+1 605-665-5943
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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Drove from Lincoln to experience this bar and plus I've never been to South Dakota. Some reviews mention bar food. Let's clarify this and note that they have free popcorn, chips for sale and a microwave. That's it. The have a good selection of beer...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

The Walnut Tavern lives up to it's nick name, Dead Animal Bar. Dozens of deer and caribou racks line the back wall. The bar is very long and populated by locals. Economical stop for happy hour.

Thank THOMAS H
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Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Dead animals yes. And Leinenkugle Shandy on tap. All key football games. All is good. Love this place.

Thank TomBracken
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Reviewed August 30, 2015

Dark, dank and smells of old beer, but this is a Yankton tradition. Many of people have drank here, some old, some young and some famous, but the fact remain this is just an old bar with a lot of dead animals on the walls.

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Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Great place to watch locals interact and to have good reasonably priced drinks! The Walnut is centrally located and a good spot to start you River City pub crawl on a nice evening. R

1  Thank R B
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great place if your are here for a beer and burger!! But not for the faint of heart.............this beer joint is full of dead animal heads (mounted!!) and has original bar stools and dust!! But the best burgers!!! don't dress up or...More

1  Thank Terre B
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Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you want plain, simple, and gritty, this is the place to visit. You remember the show "Cheers?" This is Yankton, SD's version of that show. The bartenders know most of the people that come in. they help you as fast as they can. There...More

Thank paul h
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

Local color, good drinks and beers. Fun place for a stop by to see the mounted animals and locals....

Thank R B
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