Best Casual Lunch in Rapid City

Best Casual Lunch in Rapid City

Posted by: Paige Karn
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Have a minute in between sightseeing or a busy day of meetings? These local lunch spots are a great pick for a casual lunch that will leave you feeling satisfied! Each of the following has a unique menu offering and are great options for families and businesspeople alike. These locations have been picked for their continual ability to serve great food in a timely manner so that you can continue with your vacation and plans for the rest of the day.

Paddy O’Neills Irish Pub and Grill

At the top of the List is Paddy O’Neills Irish Pub and Grill. They are conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Rapid City and are a great stop for a bite to eat. This Irish inspired pub has a wide selection of food and beverages. They offer everything from burgers, salads, tacos and more! The atmosphere is fun with historic photos and memorabilia all around. An extra bonus to this restaurant is its location inside the Hotel Alex Johnson, a historic site in Rapid City. If you are not staying there, we highly recommend you at least come and check it out! As well as housing several President’s and notable elites throughout its time, the Alex has a lot of character and history in every corner.

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Pauly’s Pizzeria and Sub Co.

A local favorite, Pauly’s Pizzeria & Sub Co. is another great option for a casual lunch while you are enjoying the Rapid City area. Located just outside of downtown, Pauly’s, offers an upscale pizzeria and sub shop. We have never been disappointed by the food, and it is hard to go wrong when ordering here! They offer a wide selection of specialty pizzas, subs, salads and more! Whether you are jumping between meetings or have some time before you see Mount Rushmore, this is a great stop.

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Murphy’s Pub and Grill

Located on the edge of downtown Rapid City, Murphy’s Pub and Grill offers a cozy dining experience. Murphy’s offers sliders, burgers, nachos, and more. There are many unique options on the menu, and they have something for everyone! On a nice day in summer, they also have an outdoor seating area so you can enjoy the weather! Their central location also makes them a good pick, as you will not be too far from any activity or meeting you may have planned next!

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This is not an exclusive list, and Rapid City prides itself on having a wide variety of food options for its visitors and residents. Next time you visit be sure to stop at one of these locations!

Paige Karn