Phillips Avenue Diner
Restaurant, Diner, American, Vegetarian, $$$
For hearty, wholesome all-American fare in retro, nostalgic surroundings Phillips Avenue Diner in downtown Sioux Falls is a must-stop on any South Dakota culinary tour. Though it looks like a typical greasy spoon from the outside, Phillips Avenue Diner inside is a treasure trove of 1950s Americana with tiled floors and retro-style vinyl booth and counter top seating while golden oldie tunes drift through the air. The diner’s menu is dominated by comfort food classics, think hearty breakfasts, burgers and dogs, sitting comfortable alongside signature favorites like pork belly mac ‘n’ cheese and ‘Not Your Mom’s Meatloaf’ with red pepper cream sauce and tabasco onion strings.