Brookings Nightlife Guide
Places to Go
There’s no place in South Dakota like Downtown Brookings on a Saturday night. Really, that goes for any night of the week; it’s a party all the time. Add in some more great spots around town and you have of heck a cocktail.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
Your friendly neighborhood grill. Catch a game or have a fun night out with the family at Applebee’s.
Cubby’s Sports Bar & Grill
The ultimate sports bar with more than 55 TVs and plenty of places to sit the whole team.
Danny’s is where you go for cold brews in a relaxed environment. It’s the perfect no-frills bar with pool, darts and slots.
Eponymous Brewing Company
Passion for unique flavors and a microbiology background make Eponymous Brewing Company a unique addition to the Brookings brew scene.
Main Street Pub
The beer is cold, the company is friendly, and the mechanical bull is occasionally brought in for extra fun.
Mosaic Wine Bar and Small Plates
Community focused wine bar that offers a selection of wine by the glass or bottle as well as regional craft beer, soda, and light shareable food options.
Pheasant Restaurant & Lounge
Enjoy a taste of South Dakota with a pheasant salad wrap or bison burger at this iconic Brookings full-service restaurant.
Pints & Quarts
P’s and Q’s as the locals say is a downtown pub with a wide variety of beers on tap and tasty burgers to boot.
“Ray’s for one?” Locals love this hole in the wall pub, especially during the holidays when every square inch is loaded with festive lights.
A historic bar with unmistakable charm, Skinner’s is the place to go for a game of pool or (when its nice) a drink on the patio.
Sully’s Irish Pub
Specialty cocktails go great with Guiness in this Irish pub. Enjoy the weekly drink specials and signature dice game.