What’s On the Menu?
Find Places to Eat
Start with burgers by the bagful at Nick’s Hamburger Shop or sup in style at Old Market Eatery. For a party atmosphere, head to Cubby’s rooftop and tackle some waffle fries with a cold brew. And that’s just for starters.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
Your friendly neighborhood grill. Catch a game or have a fun night out with the family at Applebee’s.
Backyard BBQ & Grill
Pulled pork, Texas beef brisket and a full rack of ribs are just some of the menu items you’ll find.
Brookings Country Club
Take your best shot while enjoying the scenery or bring families together in the banquet space at the Brookings Country Club.
This Brookings staple serves some of the best comfort food around. Breakfast and lunch are served daily.
Craft Chophouse & Lounge
Hand crafted and locally sourced. Craft Chophouse & Lounge fuses farm-to-table and fine cusine.
Cubby’s Sports Bar & Grill
The ultimate sports bar with more than 55 TVs and plenty of places to sit the whole team.
Enjoy great tasting ingredients from Midwest-raised beef to our classic Wisconsin Cheese Curds.
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill
Treat yourself to one of the many flavors of blizzards and ice cream cakes at Dairy Queen.
Danceland Bar, Grill & Campground
Just south of Brookings, this all-in-one campground serves cold drinks and good times.
Eponymous Brewing Company
Passion for unique flavors and a microbiology background make Eponymous Brewing Company a unique addition to the Brookings brew scene.
Flavor Indian & Asian Fare + Grocery
A fusion of global flavors in downtown Brookings. Prepare your tastebuds for bold, rich flavors in every bite.
Guadalajara’s Mexican Restaurant
Classic Mexican entrées, vegetarian options and tasty margaritas are available at Guadalajara’s.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, founded by the Colonel and serving up everything you love about chicken.
Kool Beans on 6th
Pick up a quick coffee at Kool Beans' second location on 6th Street in Brookings, SD.
La Cantina Mexican Restaurant
Located in the Brookings Inn, La Cantina is a great option if you’re craving an authentic Mexican dish.
Meadow Greek Golf Course
Natural prairie and wet lands keeps guests returning to this nine-hole golf gourse, located in Volga, SD.
This non-profit coffeehouse boasts Fair Trade coffees and teas, and also serves hearty sandwiches and soup.
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.
SDSU Dairy Bar
Ask for the famous cookies ‘n cream, noted as the best ice cream treat in South Dakota by the Food Network Magazine
A local hit serving a West-Mex twist on everything from tacos to our famous meat and potato burrito.
The Lanes Bowling Center is the newest bowling alley in South Dakota and can be found nestled into a corner of Brookings, close to campus.
Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill
Unique seasonings and rubs make for award winning flavor at Whiskey Creek.
Wok N Go
Quickness is the name of the game, and that’s what you’ll find at Wok N Go, a Chinese takeout joint in the Brickwood plaza.
Wooden Legs Brewing Company
Inspired by Wilmot Wood Brookings, Wooden Legs Brewing Co. features home brews, pizza, sandwiches and more.
Who says you have to choose? Yessica’s offers Mexican and Italian cuisine. Bring your appetite?
Bring Your Appetite
Your taste buds deserve a trip to Brookings. Sink your teeth into classic burgers, fresh finds and legendary downtown pizza by the slice.