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A Mouth Watering Experience in the Heart of Downtown Rapid City

If you are like me, you enjoy a taste of the finer things in life. Not all the time but you enjoy dressing up and treating yourself to a delicious meal and a nice glass of wine. Luckily Rapid City has just the place for this kind of experience, Delmonico Grill.

I have been to plenty of excellent restaurants I have made some more casual restaurants feel fancy as well, but Delmonico made me feel like I was walking into the definition of modern art and class. The low light room set the mood, and I sat down and waited for my boyfriend Kris to show up.

As I waited, I sipped some wine, which was one of the best wines I've had, not too sweet not too dry, just the way I like it, and I took time to look around the room. I loved the art they had on the wall. Since the only windows were in the front lounging area and on the door, I admired the fake windows that were lit up around the room. On the opposite side of the room, I was entranced by the abstract modern art they created on the wall. Everywhere I looked I was greeted with some calming attribute. Then Kris, finally, arrived! 




What’s so amazing about Delmonico is the kind of attention that is given to the food. The detail that our waiter described our meal to us was so impressive. Just thinking about it makes me want to go back and try something new. Something else that’s amazing is they have the freshest seafood and meats. Chef Benjamin Klinkel is a true expert when it comes to food. My mouth started watering as soon as I started reading the menu. How could it not when Roasted Peppered Steak Tips are listed!  We opted for a French Dip – My Favorite and a buffalo burger – Kris’s favorite!


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When the food came, Kris and I took one bite and let out a satisfying sigh. We were so happy to be eating the food in front of us we didn’t talk until we finished eating! I LOVE French dips and this one…it absolutely blew me away add some truffle fries to the mix and I was on cloud nine! It’s true what they say the key to a girl’s heart, at least mine, is through her stomach!



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Anne Orban

Anne was born and raised in the Rushmore State and is so glad to call a place with so much beauty home. After spending a few short years away in college, she is happy to be back in the place she loves most, Rapid City.  

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Anne was born and raised in the Rushmore State and is so glad to call a place with so much beauty home. After spending a few short years away in college, she is happy to be back in the place she loves most, Rapid City.  

Anne tries to live her life authentically documenting everything with her trusty Nikon D5200. She can often be found writing in coffee shops, on a new hiking trail with friends, or walking her cat Meredith in any of the parks around town. As a perpetual wanderlust, Anne has taken a few road trips and plans on taking many more. Her favorite past time is playing tourist in her own back yard and finding hidden treasures in the Black Hills.

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