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Jim's Tap

309 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1934
+1 605-692-2833
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17 Nov 2017
“A real bar”
31 Jul 2016
“a real bar for a real drink for real folk”
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309 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1934
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

It's not a 'pretty' place...but it's clean, beer is served in a COLD glass, bartenders are cool and friendly. All that you need in a bar. Go to Jim's Tap.

Thank MarJar26
Reviewed 31 July 2016

nothing frilly or silly. no TVs blaring sports or talking heads. a jukebox that plays occasionally. good drink values and Guinness and Harp on tap. Hosting Science on Tap during the school year. isn't this what a drinking establishment should be?

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We came from out of state and stopped by during the downtown at sundown. He bartender was super cool and even made a drink he had never heard of. We were really impressed and it was really inexpensive.

Thank Brad N
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Best bar in town for a variety of beers from around the world! Also, you have to try their "Backpackers", best I've ever had!!!!!

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful time there at Science at the Pub. Great atmosphere, excellent beer. And what a great idea to host local science professionals and students at the University to come present their work.

Thank Anabragahenebry
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is not your typical Brookings bar. On occasions they have Science in the Pub which is not something you would expect in a bar like this. Once per year they hold a motorcycle drive-thru. This is a totally different bar. You have to try...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Fun bar, great owners. Customer appreciation day for folks who have gone round the world and tried all 40 of the beers from around the world get to go! Its always a good time.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Used to hang out at the Tap a lot more than I do now. But it's always the same when I go back in. Nice. Usually fairly quiet. Staff is friendly.

Thank sherbie58
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Was back in brookings for hobo day for the first Ike in over 20 years and stopped in for a backpacker. The place manages to stay the same without being rundown or tired. My friends and I used to go there to escape the meat...More

Thank PineappleProductions
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Jims tap is one of the best dive bars in the Midwest. It has a medieval theme and has a lot of cool beers and drinks from abroad. A very laid back atmosphere for college kids and older alike, place is legendary.

Thank Kody M
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub
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Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 309 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1934
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: +1 605-692-2833
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