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The Knuckle Saloon

$$ - $$$American, ,
931 1st St, Sturgis, SD 57785-1505
+1 605-347-0106
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (42 reviews)
“steak tips” (48 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
931 1st St, Sturgis, SD 57785-1505
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After rally...good place for business lunch...pretty good food...alright service...good selection...would go again

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard about this place for years from some 'biker' friends who went to the Sturgis rally every year and couldn't wait to try it out myself. My family went for lunch and it was such an enjoyable experience! Great service, great food, and...More

Thank NancyR2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 3rd time to this establishment many years between visit. It has not changed. The service is beyond poor. Staff are more interested in talking and gossiping to each other then they are doing their jobs. The service is slow and and the...More

Thank Gail V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Mt Rushmore! The town is a great drive through for sightseeing on your way to Mt Rushmore. The saloon has excellent food! We very much enjoyed it! The steak tips are delicious! Highly recommend! The staff was super friendly...More

Thank Po143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food not very good, wine served in a 4 oz plastic cup, and felt out of place without multiple tattoos. Service not very friendly. Bikers may enjoy this place, but we obviously are not bikers, and felt out of place. So we crossed it off...More

Thank noraden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there a week before Bike Week started, there were still plenty of bikes and great people. the bar was full and still the waitress was attentive and fast, food was great, we loved the steak tips and I had an excellent chicken salad...More

Thank Hallie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great music, but a bit on the loud side. Nice to sit, listen, watch and have a meal. The sights are non stop and very entertaining. Get there early or its standing room only.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While I was in Sturgis for the motorcycle rally I was walking the downtown area checking everything out and came across this place. Decided to go and have a couple drinks. The service was great, the guy behind the bar gave me plenty of suggestions...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Spent some nights drinking here during Sturgis Bike fest. The staff were really attentive and had fun with the customers even though the place was really busy. The bands were excellent and really got the place dancing. For such a big festival the security didn't...More

Thank DubNikki2013
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Hung out on the balcony. Expensive cocktails....but high octane ....so it was all good. A few good spots to watch bikes go by. Pretty good band one afternoon.

Thank Bfulk
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Nearby Attractions
Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame
208 reviews
.25 km away
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48 reviews
.26 km away
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42 reviews
.08 km away
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13 February 2017|
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Response from Kevin1372 | Reviewed this property |
No idea......I'm a biker! Lol
Rebecca P
2 August 2016|
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Response from JVM-Milford-MI | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is as much a restaurant as it is a bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 1st St, Sturgis, SD 57785-1505
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sturgis
  • Phone Number: +1 605-347-0106
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