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Big Tom's Diner

1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
+1 605-224-7600
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (6 reviews)
“patty melt” (5 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Counter gal was friendly but this place is a sanitation nightmare. We observed the gal provisioning the salad bar handling everything with her bare hands -- right after handling cash and working the cash register. Full contact with lettuce and other raw ingredients. The apparent...More

Thank HosProf
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Ate a very late lunch here. Big menu. Great burgers. Lots of choices. I was pleasantly surprised how good my burger was. Completely worth driving by BK, McDonalds etc.

1  Thank tomjuw
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome good and excellent service as always! My regular is the bacon single cheeseburger- always cooked perfectly and the bacon nice and crispy. Complemented wonderfully with a fresh homemade bun!

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a quick meeting and ran to Toms. Brisket sandwich was very good with the right amount of BBQ sauce (homemade). Should have ordered coleslaw instead of fries. Fries are stringy and thin but tasted okay. Would have rather had thicker fries....More

Thank pickleloaf62
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in shortly after 3pm. Two cars went through the drive thru. We were the only ones inside. My husband ordered the cowboy burger, I ordered the Patty melt, and we split an onion straw. Add two drinks and the total was $19 and...More

Thank GypseyTravelers
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Have good memories of Big Tom's from years past, but not today. Brisket sandwich was a whole lot of beef on a fresh tasty bun. Unfortunately, the only thing bbq was the sauce. It really seemed more like a really thick chuck roast cooked in...More

Thank queenie20132013
Reviewed 31 May 2017

One of my favorite stops in Pierre is Big Tom's. Don't let the small footprint fool you, there is a big menu from which to choose traditional diner favorites along with local variations. Staff, service, and atmosphere are excellent, and you can watch your food...More

Thank 2Track
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We took the grand baby in the evening for supper and enjoyed peace and quiet. The food was excellent and the prices where not scary.

Thank Tarea O
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Toms has a different special every day and it is just like a homemade meal with great prices and great tastes. Toms has great service too!

Thank Calvin G
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Good and cheap dinner foods. Fast service and good food sets the tone for this place. Not to many seats but big enough for the town. Daily specials was a good value.

Thank Donald W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-3966
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Pierre
  • Phone Number: +1 605-224-7600
hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, BBQ
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