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Gem Steakhouse & Saloon

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601 Main St, Mineral Palace Hotel and Gaming, Deadwood, SD 57732-1106
+1 605-578-2036
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163 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed when we last ate at this restaurant but decided to try again as we have had fabulous meals in the distant past. We are sorry to say it was as disappointing as our last visit. We ordered the Rib Steaks. They look precut and formed, both our steaks looked identical - not the rib steaks we come... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the ribeye, my husband had the smoked prime rib, and our 4 children split 2 chicken fried steak dinners. Everything was cooked to perfection! We went home with a ton of leftovers. They even gave us a 10% discount for having gone skiing during the day. It was recommended to us and we definitely recommend it for other!... More 

Thank Lottis55
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had my husbands Christmas party here. Staff was friendly and the decor was great. Food was amazing and we all enjoyed our meal. Server was great, you never knew we were part of a large party.

Thank fleishans
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was in Deadwood for the weekend with friends and one of the days we were wanting to go for a steak. Most places were 1hr wait or needed reservations so we check out the Gem and got in right away. We ordered prime rib, steaks and drinks, everyone enjoyed their meal and the prices were awesome even for us... More 

Thank Penny G
Aberdeen, South Dakota
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had late dinner here. They had a Hawaiian burger that had ham and a peach or pineapple salsa on it. Very good burger. Ordered onions rings and they were not all that good

Thank Captain_PH
Kansas City
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I ate dinner here one night. Our server was superb, so friendly. We had an amazing dinner (superb steak), sides, everything. When we ordered beer, she told us if we got it ourselves at the bar, it was happy hour, and we could get it cheaper than if she brings it to us. We truly appreciated her... More 

Thank KClady1957
Rapid City, South Dakota
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The food was amazing with generous portions at an affordable price. The window view overlooking the main street in Deadwood was a nice addition to the morning. Best breakfast value and atmosphere I've seen in a long time. Really no complaints to be had here.

Thank Greg D
Mountain, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Deadwood and were told that the steaks at Gem were to die for. I had a garlic Parmesan strip steak and it was phenomenal. The service was wonderful and the food was served in a reasonable amount of time and prepared exactly as ordered. Our waitress was super we never wanted for anything!

Thank Candice L
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We've been to Deadwood and this restaurant a couple of times before and this time we were a little disappointed. The Burger and Cheese soup was not to our liking ( of course that can be a personal thing ) but we had to send back our meals as the vegetables and Fries were cold. Waitress was apologetic etc and... More 

Thank Richard C
Chowchilla, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I were referred here from our hotel desk clerk. Three couples inside eating including ourselves. The waitress was very friendly but said she needed more help. Other staff standing around. Bartender reading the newspaper. The steaks were pretty tasteless and not hot. The meal was kind of thrown together. Overall this was a painfully average meal. Will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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