Destination Rapid City maintains a thorough overview of restaurant dining in the downtown Rapid City area at the following website.
Specific recommendations within walking distance of the conference include:
Botticelli Ristorante: 523 Main Avenue
Botticelli Ristorante invites you to join us and enjoy the Black Hills’ finest Italian restaurant. Featuring a menu with both established favorites and daily features, as well as innovative new dishes and a Wine Spectator recognized collection. Located in the heart of Downtown Rapid City, adjacent to Main Street Square, Botticelli is a family-owned restaurant that provides a warm, inviting environment. Hours are Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Delmonico Grill: 609 Main Street
Delmonico Grill, a casual fine dining restaurant, gives guests the ultimate dining experience. From the food to the jazzy upbeat vibe, Delmonico Grill will have guests wanting to come back for more. Enjoy a drink from the outstanding wine list as you ponder over which of the many menu items you would love to taste and enjoy. Stop in today to experience a taste of Delmonico Grill. Lunch Hours are Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner Hours are Sunday to Thursday 5 to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 5 to 10 p.m.
Firehouse Brewing Company: 610 Main Street
The Firehouse is a unique brewery located in Downtown Rapid City. The brewery and restaurant is Rapid City's original fire station featuring handcrafted beers and pub food. The Brewing Company is South Dakota's first brewpub giving customers' unique flavor in beer. Check out the beer garden and firefighting memorabilia. Open daily.
Klinkeltown: 512 Main Street
At Klinkeltown, we don't just do burgers and grilled cheese. We create a relaxed local culinary experience for you. We aim to use only the best locally sourced ingredients in an ever-changing and evolving menu. But we went a step further. We craft your experience right in front of you in our exhibition kitchen. Hours are Monday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and closed on Sundays.
Tally's Silver Spoon
First opened in 1930, Tally's Silver Spoon offers customers outstanding food and service in an atmosphere of casual comfort with a modern and sophisticated look. Old favorites like chicken and dumpling to homemade pie are offered daily. Healthy choices are created daily with lettuce and produce from local farms. Wine and beer are served by knowledgeable staff to assist in choosing the perfect drink from Tally's wide selection. Breakfast is everyday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is everyday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Small plates and happy hour offered everyday from 4 to 6 p.m. Dinner is everyday from 5 to 9 p.m.
Specific advice may be obtained by contacting Destination Rapid City at: