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Gem Steakhouse & Saloon

601 Main St, Mineral Palace Hotel and Gaming, Deadwood, SD 57732-1106
+1 605-578-2036
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ribeye” (50 reviews)
“salad” (46 reviews)
“garlic bread” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
601 Main St, Mineral Palace Hotel and Gaming, Deadwood, SD 57732-1106
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was - there is no kind way to say this - execrable. The buffalo was burnt and incredibly salty, a beef burger was so gristly it was inedible, and the cocktails were mere approximations of the standard. The staff (two waitstaff, one...More

Thank cassandra2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was terrible, and the place was not busy at all. At the time I think we were the only ones there. Took forever to get waited on, and some of the food off their menu they didn't have. But what we ordered was...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant upstairs (elevator) in the Mineral Palace. We had the prime rib served only Medium to Medium rare and it was delicious. We would eat here again.

Thank Hawg1122
Reviewed 1 week ago

It took us two days to drive from Memphis to Deadwood, but we finally met our friends there, walked down Main Street and casually looked for a place to eat. As we walked, we saw The Gem and kept it in mind. We meandered down...More

Thank glrob54
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to give this place another chance after having bad service and having to wait a long time for our meals the last couple times. Well unfortunately it was just as bad if not worse than the last time we had lunch here. The...More

Thank tntracing11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had great review that why we went there. Made a 5:00 reservation but when we arrived there they didn't have it on the books. Got seated and order drinks but had to wait for them because the bar tender wasn't at the bar to...More

Thank David A P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know this steakhouse served breakfast but sure are glad we found it! The manager Laura is friendly, welcoming, and insured a wonderful experience. It was mentioned that our son and daughter-in-law were in town for their anniversary; Laura and staff went above and beyond...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here for breakfast when we are in Deadwood. The breakfast is amazing and the staff are friendly and professional 😄

Thank Roma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved The porterhouse steak! One inch thick and cooked perfectly. The staff is very hard working, tables were cleared promptly, and was especially impressed with one gentleman in particular who was very efficient and got things done, His name was Austin, if it were my...More

Thank winenroses65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other than have to find the restaurant, it was a delicious place to eat. The atmosphere was beautiful. We had steaks that were delicious. The waitress was friendly and helpful. Glad we found this yummy place to eat.

Thank James B
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Patrick S
6 April 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make one and got right in. But we were there on a Sunday night. I would probably try if you are going on a busier night. Some places in Deadwood don't take reservations though. So I am not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Main St, Mineral Palace Hotel and Gaming, Deadwood, SD 57732-1106
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Deadwood
  • Phone Number: +1 605-578-2036
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The Gem Steakhouse is located on the second floor of the Mineral Palace Casino. Serving breakfast from 7 am - 11 am, lunch from 11 am - 4 pm and dinner from 4 pm - 10 pm. Take a walk through history and join us for an excellent meal in the exact location of Al Swearengen's Notorious 1877 Gem Theater.
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