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Lotus Up Espresso Cafe'

95 East Main Street, Suite 3, Lead, SD 57754
+1 605-722-4670
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“caramel rolls” (9 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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95 East Main Street, Suite 3, Lead, SD 57754
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our go to place when visiting Lead for a coffee and quick breakfast or lunch. We've stopped a few times in the last couple months and the coffee is always good as is the food. We have had different sandwiches and bagels and...More

Thank 325WhyOWyo
lotusupespresso, Owner at Lotus Up Espresso Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great review, can't wait to see you on your next visit!

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Just found this place after numerous visits to the Hills. Ordered an iced coffee and Plymouth Rock panini to go. Both were so good. The staff is super friendly and gave great suggestions on what sandwich would be good to go and not make a...More

Thank 325WhyOWyo
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great way to start the morning or kick start the afternoon! Great coffee! Amazing views. scrumptious sandwiches. Have a coffee and sit out and enjoy the view. Definitely worth it!

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went for breakfast with friends, great setting, reasonable prices and wonderful views. Also has outside seating available, won't disappoint. A visit to the black hills should include a stop at lotus up.

Thank bigalinlead
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Great little place for a quick lunch on the patio. The turkey apple cheese panini was delicious! Also a great view of the open pit of the mine.

Thank Cacher2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We chose to have lunch at this small restaurant because it is very close to the Sanford Lab Homestake Mine Visitor Center. Food and service were good but not exceptional in any way. You order your food from the selection posted on a board and...More

Thank seek-scenic
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place for lunch Wife had the chai tea I had the iced coffee My Reuben sandwich was tasty We'll b bok for breakfast tomorr

1  Thank NittanyLion70
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Love this place. As an early riser open at 6:00 AM fits me fine. Nice place to get some work done with the free WiFi. The owner has been in business for 8 years and has a great steady open all year business. Great coffee.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very pleasant surprise. I was not expecting the drinks to be the quality that they were. We did not eat but the menu looks fantastic. Based on the espresso, I can only imagine how good the food must be. Give this place...More

Thank Geno M
lotusupespresso, Owner at Lotus Up Espresso Cafe', responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much Geno! We sure appreciate your business. We would love to have you in to try our Paninis if you make it to the Hills again.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Located just across from Visitor's Center in Lead. Pharmacy sign on 1st story dominates the buildings advertising. I ordered a BLT, wife a turkey/apple sandwich. My BLT was just so-so, would have preferred the bacon done crispy for the sandwich. However, the wife thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Larry R
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Barb C
22 May 2017|
Response from lotusupespresso | Property representative |
So sorry it took me so long to see your question. We do have a variety of gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 East Main Street, Suite 3, Lead, SD 57754
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Lead
  • Phone Number: +1 605-722-4670
  • E-mail
Coffee house with a relaxing atmosphere. Dining, lounge areas,outside deck seating. Air-conditioning. extraordinary views
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