Oldest Restaurants That Still Exist In Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa
As witnessed over the last few years it's been difficult for some businesses to keep their doors open and continue operations. Around the region, you will find some smaller establishments that know what it takes to keep that OPEN sign on.
Generation after generation when people want to eat out, they keep coming back to the old reliable. And, in this area, we take a look at the oldest restaurants that still exist today.
Here in South Dakota, you will need to pack your overnight bag and gas up the car. Travel to the Black Hills where you will find Legends Steakhouse. Located in the Silverado Franklin, this may be miss leading.
The hotel and restaurant date back to 1903. Certain named legends such as Presidents, professional athletes, entertainers, and celebrities have all stayed at the hotel.
Travel South Dakota says Deadwood’s best steaks and breakfast are found at the Legends Steakhouse. Featuring casual elegance and amazing prices. Located within the Silverado Franklin complex on Deadwood's historic Main Street.
For Minnesotans who have traveled the state, a drive to Mantorville is a must to dine at Hubbell House. Established in 1854 four years before Minnesota became a state.
According to the Hubbell House website, Early-American hospitality is still available in Mantorville.
Iowa - Breitbach’s Country Dining in Balltown is run by the same family who founded it in 1852 and continues to serve country cooking.
Looking back at its history this historical eastern Iowa restaurant has served as a stagecoach stop, personal residence, hotel, grocery store, and tavern over the years. And they still serve homemade pie.