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La Minestra

106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
+1 605-224-8090
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“chef” (17 reviews)
All hours
$$ - $$$
106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were here for lunch. We ordered off of the menu because we weren't informed of the specials. What we did order from the menu was delicious.

Thank EsseM191310
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Frequent lunch with friends destination! Pizza and salad is usually my favorite! Plenty of specials to choose from for a quick lunch or you can order from the menu as well. I suggest going early @11 to guarantee a special!

Thank kay293
Reviewed 14 February 2017

For being land locked, the safood isn't terrible. The pasta is delicious and the wine selection is fun.

Thank Tarea O
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

One of the nicer restaurants in Pierre. The food has always been good and service staff excellent. It would be a nice place for an intimate dinner.

Thank torque
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The meals here are perfectly crafted with care and if you want to substitute gluten free noodles, add a meat, vegetable, or cheese that isn't listed in the meal they are eager to please as your meal is crafted for you and not some previously...More

Thank 62kateyl
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Staff could have been friendlier, had to wait for seating and service, even though the restaurant was not full. They seemed busy, and hurried. Interesting food selections. We tried the Marsala Chicken. It was served plainly, but was a generous portion. A bit bland, but...More

Thank Betty S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The risotto was nice but wish for more vegetarian options, not much to choose from. The service was great and the place looked and felt nice.

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Higher price point than anticipated but food was good. High end wine selection but you pay for the premium selection. Service was lite for a busy night ( opening weekend of SD pheasant season. Portion size was reasonable and flavor ok.

Thank R H
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you are looking for a good place to eat with a good atmosphere, this is the place. It is really hard to go wrong with La Minestra. If you are in the mood for Italian this is the place

Thank switch88
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Enjoyed the local venue with an Italian theme. Lots of pasta and unique combinations. Variety of salads, wine list was ok, good service. Negatives, the room was cold, had to wear my jacket during dinner, room very dark, not great for conversations.

Thank BossRino
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Sandi C
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25 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3110
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Pierre
  • Phone Number: +1 605-224-8090
  • E-mail
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