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Independent Ale House

) #1 of 199 Restaurants in Rapid City €€ - €€€ American, , Pizza
625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
+1 605-718-9492
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting from the east coast and we stayed with locals who recommended this ale house because of the beer selections due to my husband being a huge beer drinker and LOVES trying local beers. We walked in, sat ourselves and no one even acknowledged us...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't be fooled by the posted hours on Trip Advisor (it said open 3AM to Noon, which is incorrect!) We called and they were definitely open at 6pm on Sunday night. Salads and pizza were all very tasty and made with fresh ingredients! Great beer...More

Thank MolsenTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great flatbread and salad. I split the Bernardo flatbread and the med salad with my mom. Super cheesey! We sat downstairs because the upstairs was full around 8 on a Monday- it wasn't as great as I imagine upstairs is (ambiance wise) but it was...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I appreciate the flavor combinations and the crust was great. Unfortunately, I prefer 3x the amount of sauce and half the cheese. The waitress was very friendly and brought extra sauce. Pizzas are a good size, either for a large meal for one or a...More

Thank katmobrien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking around Rapid City downtown we went into the Independent Ale House for a beer and light meal. The beer was great and food exceptional. The Pizza and Greek salad we split was perfect for a light meal. The service was fast and friendly and...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like good pizza and good beer - this place is for you!!! The bartenders were awesome - there were 42 beers on tap and you could sample as many as you wanted.

Thank rxmarsden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Katie and her staff make this local restaurant a repeat stop for us. The pizza is unique in that there are about 10 options ranging from all meat to veggie and different combinations in between. Pizza and salads are their only offerings. The beer selection...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, clean, nicely decorated unique pizza restaurant. I had their special that evening that had pesto, artichokes and French fried onions on a white sauce. Amazing good. Good portion. The wine and beer selection is nice. Outdoor seating and additional seating on the lower level...More

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here prior to going to the music night in Rapid City. The place was bustling both inside and outside. We were able to find a table and a waitress appeared immediately. We ordered salads and a pizza and drinks. The salad was excellent and...More

Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very lively and popular spot in Rapid City. The selection of beers is really impressive; I personally recommend Boulevard Tank 7. They also offer several different pizzas. Some of these had a little too much cheese for me, but they are happy...More

Thank WackyCat
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23 November 2016|
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Response from Josiah L | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so...However badly I wish they were ;)
Charlotte B
18 June 2016|
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Response from Jan H | Reviewed this property |
yes.. the pizza dough is gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
03:00 - 12:00
03:00 - 12:00
03:00 - 12:00
03:00 - 12:00
03:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-718-9492
The first real tap room in Rapid City, an oasis for beer afficianados.
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