The Best of Brookings

Food and Beverage

From classic diner from the 1920s at Nick’s Hamburger Shop or South Dakota flavors at The Pheasant. Taste your way through Brookings classics.

Yessica’s Restaurant: The Best of Both Worlds

An expert in both Mexican and Italian cuisine, Yessica’s combines cultures to make a one-of-a-kind experience in Brookings.

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The Pheasant Restaurant: The World on a Plate

Whether you are a long-time member of the community, a student who has made Brookings your temporary home, or a visitor exploring the area for the first time, The Pheasant Restaurant is woven into the culture of Brookings and is a great stop to get to know the area on a new level.

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Brookings Burger Clash: Best Burgers in Town

The Burger Clash, a local contest featuring restaurants in and around Brookings is back for another year and contestants are ready to serve up their latest and greatest creations.

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Made in Brookings County

If you’re looking for community flavor to take home and remember your visit, then check out the fantastic handmade and homemade goods produced here in Brookings County. Little Shire Farm, […]

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Come for the Atmosphere, Stay for the Food at Backyard Grill & Barbecue

From hints of hickory, cherry, and apple wood to the sizzling crackle of authentic barbecue being made, Backyard Grill & Barbecue offers opportunities for the perfect date night, family dinner, […]

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Fine Unique Coffee and Desserts at Choco Latte

Candy, baked goods and coffee. Sounds like a pretty sweet place! Choco Latte is home to delicious handmade desserts and fresh coffee. Located just off Interstate 29, Choco Latte’s cozy, […]

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Friendly and Fast Flavors from The Depot

The warm, earthy tones and friendly service of The Depot invite you to sit down and spend some time. This restaurant pairs welcoming customer service with fantastic food. It’s the […]

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Fine and Fresh Japanese Cuisine

When you find yourself craving authentic Japanese cuisine, Sake Sushi and Hibachi is the plce to go. This family friendly restaurant offers traditional dishes everyone will love. From miso soup […]

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A Little Slice of Brookings

Downtown Brookings is home to two of the best pizza joints in town. Pizza King, the town’s first pizza restaurant, has been pulling pizzas out of the oven since 1961. […]

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10 Tips to Have the Best Brookings Summer Arts Festival Ever!

South Dakota’s premiere juried arts festival garners over 200 artists from across the nation to fill the grassy areas of Pioneer Park. Representing 15 different disciplines or art, 38 different […]

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