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Wheel Inn

American, Diner
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404 10th St NW, Watertown, SD 57201-2146
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Watertown, South Dakota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop in here for coffee and breakfast all the time. Great atmosphere, comfy environment. Will continue to stop in

Thank BBE356
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wheel inn is a good resturant for a big family getogether and talk about memories Or a every sunday meal after church

Thank LlClark M
Florence, South Dakota
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good breakfast and noon meal. Very busy on Sunday mornings. Great service during the morning and noon, falls off at night time. Overall pretty good old fashion home style meals.

Thank Schwing57235
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Thom and I have been having breakfast here since August 2016, and after traveling across country in our RV, I can say, this is one of the best restaurants for any time breakfasts we have ever come across anywhere. The staff is friendly, fast, and efficient. I don't know where they get their eggs but they have the best flavor,... More 

Thank Laura W
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This classic American diner is a staple for the locals. The ambiance is typically Midwestern subdued. The waitresses are friendly and attentive. The food is simple, tasty, and plentiful. They are known for their hot roast beef sandwiches and bottomless coffee pot! The prices are reasonable and fair. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are visiting Watertown, South Dakota.

Thank Palmtree200
Phoenix, Arizona
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432 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This had been the go-to place for special dinners for sometime. This time it seemed to have slowed down some. The waitress was kind and helpful, the food was good, and priced right. We ate very lightly at an off regular hours meal time, so that could account for the restaurant's quietness and seeming emptiness. They specialize in comfort food... More 

1 Thank Violette54
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly waitresses. Orders came fast. Kept the coffee cups full. Enjoyed the easy atmosphere. Wonderful experience.

Thank Sharon J
Watertown, South Dakota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Wheel Inn has some of the best homestyle cooking you will find in north eastern South Dakota. They are famous for their hot beef combination – and you can get it any day of the week. With homemade soups and a variety of cakes and pies to choose from, you will be satisfied from start to finish for any... More 

1 Thank P3929UIdonnas
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113 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for the quintessential small town SD diner experience, this is your place. The food is always fresh. The wait staff is always friendly (often bordering on sassy, if you're lucky). Everything is delicious - and the pies are amazing - so save room for dessert.

Thank John R
South Dakota
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place is mostly nostalgia for me. It was there long before I was born. My parents took me there when I was a little kid. I remember standing in line waiting for a table on Sundays. I moved away 20 years ago. When I visit and take my parents out to eat, they usually want to go there. It's... More 

Thank Sunshine81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 10th St NW, Watertown, SD 57201-2146
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown

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