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The 9 Best Breakfast Spots in South Dakota!

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A hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day. South Dakota has everything from warm chocolate chip pancakes with cinnamon syrup to homemade biscuits with country sausage gravy to loaded bacon omelets! Hit up these 9 eateries to indulge in the day's most important meal.

Colonial House, Rapid City, SD

With huge portions, affordable prices, made from scratch pastries, and Midwestern hospitality, it is no wonder Colonial House is one of Rapid City’s best breakfast joints. The breakfast menu is extensive with nine different types of omelets, pastries such as an apple crostata, caramel or cinnamon roll, cream cheese Danish, or an oversized muffin, seven varieties of egg dishes, cereal and oatmeal, pancakes and waffles, biscuits and gravy and more! This breakfast will remind you of your grandma’s cooking!

MB Haskett Delicatessen, Sioux Falls, SD

Nestled in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls, M.B. Haskett is well-known for their exquisite French, Spanish, and Mediterranean cuisine. This eatery oozes sophistication from the reclaimed wood to the antique stools. This is one of the few places in Sioux Falls serving crepes, both savory and sweet. A favorite choice for locals is the quiche with green salad, made fresh daily. For caffeine addicts, they serve a variety of hot drinks including chai lattes, cappuccinos, tea, cocoa, cold-pressed coffee, and brewed coffee. 

Cottonwood Bistro, Brookings, SD

Sister businesses Cottonwood Coffee and Cottonwood Bistro are a knockout pair for breakfast delights. Cottonwood Coffee has a huge variety of both hot and cold drinks to choose from. This is the premier spot for locals to hang out, grab a coffee or a bite of food, and enjoy the atmosphere. The best part? Breakfast is served all day long!

Camille’s Sidewalk Café, Sioux Falls, SD

Camille’s has served Sioux Falls for over 20 years with healthy, fresh, and affordable breakfast items. This café’s signature breakfast item are wraps with options like the Swiss Scrambler, Vegetarian Zenergy, Herb Garden, Ranchero, or 3 Cheese Scrambler. A favorite for customers with a sweet tooth are the gourmet cinnamon rolls. The dining area is spotlessly clean and servers always have a smile. It is easy eating healthy when you’re at Camille’s!

Pump House Coffee & Deli, Deadwood, SD

Not only is Pump House a deli, it is also a glassblowing studio. The décor is reminiscent of an old gas station with retro pumps and vinyl seats. Having breakfast at an old gas station and glassblowing studio sounds weird but, trust us, you’ll love it. Customers can eat a hearty breakfast while watching the glassblowers do their art. Breakfast choices include Black Hills Bagels, yogurt parfait, pastries, oatmeal, or tortilla with egg and cheese. Order a drink from the extensive coffee menu with your breakfast to experience the best Pump House has to offer. For a delicious and unusual experience, this deli can’t be beat!

Josiah’s Coffeehouse & Café, Sioux Falls, SD

Located on the historic East Bank of downtown Sioux Falls, Josiah’s is the perfect spot to enjoy a quiet breakfast and a steaming hot cup of joe. The bakery serves pastries made from scratch including jumbo muffins, cinnamon rolls, English muffins, scones, caramel roll, and biscotti. Weekend breakfast specials include waffles, French toast bakes, omelets, and egg bakes. This quaint coffee shop is perfect for those wanting a delicious and healthy breakfast!

Café Brule, Vermillion, SD

Whether their coffee, breakfast, or pastries, this café never fails to satisfy. The baristas are highly trained, making every coffee flawless and perfectly Instagrammable. The breakfast menu is huge with three varieties of eggs benedict, frittatas brulé, omelets, two egg scramblers, French toast, pancakes, beignets, biscuits and gravy, and an assorted pastry case. There is something for everyone at this local hot spot!

Sammy’s Restaurant & Omelette Shoppe, Aberdeen, SD

This mom and pop restaurant is a hidden favorite for locals. Sammy’s offers a large variety of omelets. The most popular is the Supreme Omelet. For a no-nonsense dining experience in downtown Aberdeen, head to Sammy’s.

Branding Iron Bistro, Pierre, SD

Come to Branding Iron for a full espresso bar, homemade bakery items, and a full breakfast menu. The breakfast menu includes items like biscuits and gravy, baked oatmeal, croissant sandwich, grilled breakfast burrito, breakfast cupcake, turnover, caramel roll, bagel, scone, and muffins. The espresso bar has so many options, you’ll never get bored! Yum!

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