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300 E 3, Yankton, SD 57078
+1 605-665-5771
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Beresford, South Dakota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dining experience here. The prime rib was amazing and the dressing choices were unique to try for something new. Friendly wait staff, overall great place to eat.

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Thank spalon10
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Family-owned, fine dining in small towns like Yankton are already a thing of the past. Drive through most rural communities, and you'll be lucky if you get something more than gas station pizza or generic chain hamburgers. Yankton retains a couple quality haunts that harken back to days gone by- Charlie's Pizza, Tastee Treat to name a few- but the... More 

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Thank Joe G
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I wanted to like the restaurant. The service was friendly and polite, but unable to prepare a whiskey sour for my wife. The homemade salad dressing (thousand island) was ketchup and mayo stirred together. The baked potato was served with. Table side flourish where the waiter cut it open through the foil leaving me with the job of picking aluminum... More 

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shelby, iowa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

A great place to go for a special occasion. Excellent steaks as well as other food. Wait staff is courteous and prompt.

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Thank Pat H
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Having dined at this family-run restaurant many times over 30+ years of visits to Yankton, I can say that the facility has not changed in all that time, and it looks a bit dated inside. Likewise, the staff has changed very little in that same time, and they too are a bit tired. Even so, the staff can be very... More 

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Thank BobnBarbara
Yankton, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Omg this place is outstanding!! I've eating here with my family many of times!! The steak, salad & those salad dressing keeps us coming back!! And we have never had bad service! I would recommend this place to anybody!

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Thank 00000KH
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Over priced, poor service, and the term mediocre is a compliment. This restaurant may have had a good reputation, we don't know! It certainly one of the most disappointing restaurant experience we have had in a long time especially considering the charges. A friend of ours asked why the restaurant was getting so many bad reviews? Our friend si he... More 

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Thank Jerry N
Yankton, South Dakota
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140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Some things never change - Black Steer has a reputation for being slow and having rude staff. This, over DECADES! One guy I worked with said that's how it was 30 years ago, the last time I ate there was 10 years ago, and then again last week, and it's still the same. I do not mind the slowness, even... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had driven past the sign for this restaurant many, many times and always said we had to try it sometime. Finally last Friday the time was right as our favorite local steakhouse was closed unexpectedly. We walked in to a nearly empty place at 7:30 on a Friday night. Three other couples were there. Bad sign - we should... More 

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Bismarck, Arkansas
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Nice folks, service was in need of a motorized chair. Bartender was thinking about how to mix screwdriver, maybe with her years and years of experience she just plain forgot. Age does that we find out, steaks wow $$$#$$ cuts not so wow. Very very different, being close to a stock yard I expected different, I was wrong. Most things... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E 3, Yankton, SD 57078
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Yankton
  • Phone Number: +1 605-665-5771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?