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Silk Road Cafe

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12 West Main Street, Vermillion, SD 57069
+1 605-658-1923
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South Dakota
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Silk Road slipped badly since we were last there to eat. It's still a lot of food for the money, but!!!!!! Terribly slow and inept servers. When was the last time you visited an Asian restaurant that was out of tea bags (we were told, they had forgotten to order tea). I had warmed up ice tea from a... More 

Thank BROmaha
Dayton, Ohio
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My wife and I found this restaurant to be a very pleasant place to dine in Vermillion. Our appetizers and main courses were delicious and we were very glad to have chosen this place to eat. Other Trip Advisor reviews sent us there in the first place. Our server was so friendly and pleasant; the type of server you wold... More 

Thank don d
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I was back in Vermillion after not coming back for 15 years. When I was they then, they were known as Chae's before being bought over. Now they are called Silk Road. I must say that the food tasted the same and quality was not jeopardized. They have even added some few new dishes on their menu. Their buffet during... More 

Thank Yeevonne
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Out of the family that owns the resturaunt, the mother is from Asia so the food is semi-authentic if not mostly so. Its enjoyable always and the beer selection is half from Asian brewers! I always enjoy eating here.

Thank Christian P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Decent prices, nice staff, sumptuous portions. But greasy, so very greasy. And the Korean kimchi wasn't Korean kimchi, neither had the Vietnamese lemongrass chicken much to do with Vietnamese lemongrass chicken: onions, almost a full plate of onions??? Stomach ached for a full day after.

Thank Ine K
Big springs
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The restaurant is nice and clean. Food is hot and fresh. Vegetables are very fresh. Everything had great flavor. The menu has a wonderful variety. The service was great. Be prepared to have leftovers, portions are huge!

Thank K_pink93
Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very lovely dining area. Open Sunday night. I had the Yellow Curry Vegetable, made to my specifications: no onions, and it was quite good. The serving size is huge, but my hotel has a frig and microwave, so I'll be having a late night snack.

Thank tampatyke
Huron, South Dakota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted something diferent to eat while on a weekend getaway. We read great review and we were not disapointed. The food was great, large portions and great variety to choose from.

Thank Solymar M
Black Diamond, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant. Glad we were. The waiter was so friendly and informative. We were able to share a dish and it was enough for 2 of us. Good food

Thank Ronna C
Vermillion, South Dakota
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I have been here three times and have been good every time. Give it a try, you wont be disappointed!

Thank Keshia B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 West Main Street, Vermillion, SD 57069
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Vermillion
  • Phone Number: +1 605-658-1923

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?