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Ward's Store and Bakery

127 Calumet Ave SW, De Smet, SD 57231-2171
+1 605-854-3688
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (18 reviews)
“donuts” (8 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 4:30 pm Hours
American, Cafe
127 Calumet Ave SW, De Smet, SD 57231-2171
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Always a great place for a delicious breakfast or lunch and my little one absolutely LOVES the donuts! Nice people and reasonably priced! Best place to eat in town without a doubt!

Thank Caitlin H
patti w, Owner at Ward's Store and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Caitlin thank you so much for stopping at my shop. I hope you can stop again. We try to do our best because our customers are the BEST!!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

I came for the donuts and coffee, although they serve more than that. Really good, fresh baked goods and the coffee was excellent. The server went out of her way to make me confortable; I was impressed. There is lots of seating and yes, they...More

Thank Randy S
Management response:Responded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review and thank you for stopping

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast there today. The food was good but the bread was delicious! The service was very friendly.

Thank Erika K
Management response:Responded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in and for your review. We hope you stop again. Thanks for the nice things you said about our business. I Appreciate your business.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were on a cross country trip and came in for breakfast. On a Saturday morning they had a breakfast buffet set up in the general store. The coffee was some of the best specialty coffees we had on our trip. Very friendly folks and...More

Thank slovaktoo
Management response:Responded 13 August 2017

Glad you had a nice time, we just love our visitors. Hope if you come to De Smet again you will stop in. And thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We stopped in for lunch, and although the menu was very small, the food was super tasty! We had pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, and a hot dog - everything was so good. There was a big menu of non-alcoholic drinks - coffee and various...More

Thank ificouldonlyfly
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Ward's Store and Bakery. I appreciate the great review and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I really liked visiting this place for lunch. They had their lunch menu up on a chalk board and you knew exactly what you were paying for. Their food was excellent and quick and the atmosphere was relaxing. There was even a small coffee shop...More

Thank John B
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for the Great review. We appreciate the feed back for our customers . Thank you again and please stop back and see us.

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

As an avid Starbucks drinker I was excited to discover Wards served up lattes, I needed a good jolt and wasn't disappointed by the accompanying donuts. If I stop back again I would love to try their breakfast as the smell of bacon from the...More

2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 28 October 2016

To be fair, we stopped in on the first day the place was open after being closed due to the owners being on vacation. After hearing about the great pastries, we found a case that had maybe 10 items in it and they weren't super...More

1  Thank mikenbama
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My sister, mom and I ate lunch here. There wasn't much to choose from, but the food was good. It's in the middle of a tourist-type merchandise store (so you can shop while waiting for your meal). They don't bring you a check when you're...More

1  Thank Laura V
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A must-stop if only for the historical significance of the building site and a donut. If you plan to eat a meal, definitely call ahead or stop by a day before to see when their meal times are. We hoped to get breakfast but got...More

2  Thank Sandra R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Calumet Ave SW, De Smet, SD 57231-2171
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  De Smet
  • Phone Number: +1 605-854-3688
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