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Independent Ale House

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625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
+1 605-718-9492
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 15:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in after realizing that few restaurants in Rapid City are open past 9. Good selection of beers and I had a tasty pear cider. The bbq chicken pizza was good and the sauce had a nice zing.

Thank kdeemo
Moscow, Russia
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lot of different type of beers. Food is average. Atmosphere is good. We liked this place and enjoyed evening

Thank ariacas
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place for pizza and beer. There is a wide selection of beer and the choices are clearly labeled (IBU/etc). The pizza was very good also, if not a tad greasy. Staff was friendly.

Thank Rexzar
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My daughter suggested that we visit the Independent Ale House for a cold beer and pizza. It was the first time my wife and I had ever frequented this establishment. Were we surprised! Great atmosphere, great selection of beer and their food was excellent! Have been back twice over the past three weeks. Have recommended this business to my friends... More 

Thank Jerry A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

AWESOME!! Monday nights are 1/2 price wine nights!! Delicious!! I recommend the Banrock Moscato and ANY Flat bread pizza

Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great pizza. Good selection of beer. Very good selection of wine. Friendly staff and fun atmosphere.

Thank leciacraft
Rapid City, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The pizza was great. I asked for a glass of wine and got a 1/4 of a glass for $10, this was not so great. Service was really good and waitress was very friendly. The place seemed a little dirtier than in the past times I visited, maybe it was a busy day. I will return because everyone was really... More 

Thank robinbX811YQ
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, service, and atmosphere - all for a reasonable price. Not to mention a great beer selection. The Four Season pizza was memorable. We highly recommend!

Thank Karen3520
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to visit and an amazing amount of beers to choose from. Even so we didn't eat there the pizzas looked great. Great service and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Lydia216
Mukilteo, Washington
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444 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I picked this venue for lunch as it was #1 on TripAdviser. Many beers (a plus!!) but food was from a limited menu (just pizza basically) and just so-so. My recommendation - go for the beer - not for the pizza.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2718
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-718-9492
The first real tap room in Rapid City, an oasis for beer afficianados.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?