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Big Tom's Diner

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1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and cheap dinner foods. Fast service and good food sets the tone for this place. Not to many seats but big enough for the town. Daily specials was a good value.

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Thank Donald W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

When I saw the drive thru I thought just another fast food place. The food was well above fast-food level. The homemade buns are amazing. The service was very friendly and fast. They have Dr. Pepper which always makes me happy at lunch time. I had the pulled pork and my son had the brisket. He said it was the... More 

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Thank Max H
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Good old fashioned burger done fast and delicious. Crinkle cut sweet potato fries made the meal. As the burger basket was the special, we got out pretty cheap on lunch. Small diner, friendly staff, good food and reasonably priced!

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Thank Michael M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Traveling with the kids across SD on a road trip and got a recommendation for Big Toma from a local. Daughter devoured her burger be the brisket tasty.

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Bismarck, Arkansas
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Clearly understand that I do express my experiences as I expect what is represented as a description on a menu or the picture displaying the item I'm ordering to be provided as presented. Question South Dakota, how many bones are in FULL RACK OF RIBS????? So I order a full rack of ribs at the drive through and crispy fries.... More 

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Thank Nick S
Arlington, South Dakota
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25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Big debate in our car whether to rate Tom's as average or very good. The atmosphere is unique and the staff was friendly. The quantity of food was enormous as no one cleaned their plate and my boys are big eaters. We decided on average due to food quality and cleanliness. Three of us had the hot beef. The beef... More 

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Thank D B
South Dakota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Tom's has my favorite burgers served on huge, fresh, soft buns. The BBQ is also great. I've never had a bad meal here. The only reason I don't eat there often is because the heating/cooling/drafts make it uncomfortable (which is too bad considering it is a new building). However, take out is available. Prices are very reasonable given the portion... More 

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Thank explore852
Pierre, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Heath (the owner) is always happy to see us and the food is the best down-home meal you can get in town! There are always daily specials, but my favorite is the Patty Melt, best one I've had anywhere.The small town diner atmosphere is perfect.

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Thank Sylvia S
Pierre, South Dakota
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's a small comfortable diner with great food. The ribs are super and the portions are huge. Everything I have tried has been just great! You can pick up a rack of ribs to take home but go early because the ribs go very fast.

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Thank Jerry L
South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We were looking for something different from the usual fast food places. This was a nice change. The prices were very reasonable. We fed four people for $26. We will come again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Pierre
Description
hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, BBQ

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?