EAT & DRINK
We guarantee you won't leave the Meridian District hungry OR thirsty! Local eateries with their own style and flair offer a great variety of options for all meals. Our bar and pub selection is vast as well, giving you a great reason to visit us time and again!
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If you're looking for something with tons of history and a casual dive bar feel - this is it. Built in 1872, the Excelsior Mill is a lasting relic in downtown Yankton.
Black Orchid Bar & Drinkstillery
Vintage industrial-chic speakeasy style bar, serving original hand crafted and classic cocktails. We have flatbreads, appetizers, pastas and more! Our space is warm, friendly, fun, and we have an outdoor patio with dueling fire pits!
Known for serving high-quality, great-tasting and affordable food, the Burger King® restaurant in Yankton, SD serves burgers, breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared your way. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, our commitment to quality ingredients, signature recipes, iconic sandwiches like the flame-grilled WHOPPER® Sandwich and fast, family-friendly dining experiences in a welcoming environment is what has defined our brand for more than 50 successful years.
Locally owned taco truck serving tacos, burritos, tortas, tostadas, quesadillas, etc.
Czeckers Sports Bar & Grill
Czeckers Sports Bar & Grill opened in Yankton in 2013; fulfilling lifelong dreams for the Hunhoffs and melding their unique passions for everything sports, Czech heritage, reviving historic buildings (Former Elks Lodge), and small business.
Mojo's 3rd Street Pizza
Enjoy a slice of the good life at Mojo's 3rd Street Pizza in Yankton, SD. Newly remodeled and updated menu. Come in and enjoy pizza, wings, and other munchies!!
River City Nutrition
Your one stop healthy smoothie shop where creating a healthier and happier community is our daily mission! We serve up a nutrient dense breakfast and lunch option in the Meridian District of Yankton, SD! We aim to help others achieve success with their health and wellness goals!
The Black Steer
Family owned since 1954. Serving certified Angus beef. Your choice of tossed or wedge salad with homemade dressing. Enjoy a night out or order to-go.
Family-owned and operated restaurant in downtown Yankton with options of dining in or taking out. Fast and made fresh to order with all of the best quality ingredients.
The Walnut Tavern lives up to it's name, The Dead Animal Bar. Dozens of deer, moose, and an assortment of other animals line the walls. Enjoy a cold beverage and relax with friends.
Backspace Brewing Co.
Yankton’s first craft brewery in a historic brewery building. Help us delete boring beer. Support craft beer, drink local!
Cocktails - Casino - Conversations
Your local neighborhood bar since 1979. Open at noon daily.
Capitol St. Pub
Historic basement bar in downtown Yankton. A variety of tap and bottle beers, wine, pizza, and friendly bartenders. Perfect atmosphere to unwind and have a great time.
Cheers Pizza Plus
Home of the BLUE PIG Pizza! Homemade N.Y. Style Pizza, Wings & SEAFOOD BUCKET BOIL!
Happy Hourz Bar
Happy Hourz Bar is a great place to grab a cold beer. Try the broasted chicken and have a great time!!
Muddy Mo's Coffee House
At South Dakota Magazine we have always loved good stories, good coffee and good company. We opened Muddy Mo’s so we can share those things with our readers and all who love South Dakota. We named our coffee shop after the wild Missouri that flows by our little river city.
A "Come-As-You-Are" restaurant, lounge & bar featuring classic cocktails, tap and bottled beers, and an amazing selection of scratch-made foods.
The Copper Room
Yankton's only speakeasy. We make awesome drinks - classic cocktails and seven awesome features. Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Upper Deck Bar & Grill
Come join us at the Upper Deck Bar & Grill for an ice cold beer and a great burger! We have daily lunch specials Monday thru Friday starting at 11am until special is gone. Happy Hour is daily from 5pm to 6pm, 50 cents off of all well drinks and beer. Every Tuesday night is Open Mic Night from 9pm to 1:30am. We also have 4 pool tables and 4 dartboards and 11 TVs to watch your favorite game on.
Willa B's Bistro & Emporium
Willa B's Bistro & Emporium is an intimate, warm, welcoming gathering space in the lower Meridian District where you can meet up with friends, enjoy peace and quiet on your own, or share a meal with a loved one. You'll experience handcrafted breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy unique coffee creations, mouthwatering homemade sweets and more in an artistic, creative setting.
Ben's Brewing Co.
Craft brewery and taproom. In business since 2005. We brew great fresh beer. 20 beers on tap. Full bar, home-made pizzas, 14 HDTVs, and every sports package.
Bro Brgr Bar
We are happy to offer fresh, top-tier ingredients & 100% Certified Angus Beef with every burger. Our other menu items include appetizers, salads, gourmet hot dogs, milkshakes and more! Bro’s also offers a wide selection of your favorite brews and do not worry about missing the game as we have fit our space with 10 TVs to catch the game at every angle.
Carrie's Cupcakes & Bakery
We are a 100% from scratch bakery located in downtown Yankton. We proudly use only the purest raw ingredients in our recipes. Because we bake fresh everyday, we've been known to run out of some things part way through the day. Custom orders gladly accepted.
Topless gentleman's club with full bar, casino, smoking garage and bar games. No cover charge.
A family owned and run restaurant. Good Asian food served in a friendly atmosphere.
O'Malley's Irish Pub
Yankton's Best Irish Pub! Offering 2fers daily from 4-6pm! Karaoke every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:30pm-1:30am!
Tastee Treet Drive-In
A good old-fashioned drive-in restaurant with great food, ice cream treats, shakes, and malts.
The Ice House
One of the only bars in the country with carhop service. Most people, however, prefer to sit on the dock while enjoying a cold one and partake in the tradition of smashing empty bottles against the lower brick wall.
VFW Post 791
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces.
Zebra Night Club
THE best dance place to be in Yankton! Nightly drink specials Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights with live DJ's and lighted dance floor.