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The Dakota Butcher Story

In 2009, the first Dakota Butcher store was founded in Clark, South Dakota. It was a family-owned business then, and remains one today. 

Dakota Butcher has grown to five locations. One in Clack, Madison and Rapid City with two locations in Watertown, SD. Our Watertown East location is home of the Dakota Butcher Steakhouse.

From the start, customer experience has been our top priority. Our goal is perfectly-prepared, delicious food served by friendly people. Everytime you visit.

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Winner of the 2020 SD Small Business Person of the Year

Dakota Butcher Products & Services

Whether it’s a family cookout, a holiday meal, or just a Tuesday night dinner, our four stores serve up top-quality meats, handmade pizza, to-go meals, smoked meats, catering services, grocery items and alcoholic beverages of all types. 

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Fresh Meat Counter

The freshest, most delicious cuts of beef, chicken, ribs, seafood, pork and lamb in the state. Wonderfully, our customers agree. 
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Sausage, Meat Sticks & Jerky

Fine smoked products like sticks, summer sausage, brats, cheese, deli meats, and more - virtually all of them from our smokehouse. 
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Handmade Pizzas

Piled-high with fresh toppings, our handmade pizzas are famously delicious, whether we bake them in-store (in four minutes) or you bake them at home. 
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Take-Home Meals & Grocery Items

We have an array of take-home meals and quality grocery products including desserts, fresh fruits and veggies, salads, sandwiches, sauces and rubs, and more.
Dakota Butcher beer, wine and liquor selection

Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Need the perfect beverage to complement your food? We’ve got a huge variety, and can even help you choose the right pairing.
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Catering

When your event has to be truly special, let Dakota Butcher feed your guests an unforgettable meal. 
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Meat Processing

Our trained local experts are happy to help with meat processing.
We do everything we can to meet your specifications and requests. 
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The Dakota Butcher Steakhouse dining area

Steakhouse (Watertown East only)

Have a seat, relax, and enjoy appetizers, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, bbq meals, pizza, drinks and more! 
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Community involvement

Dakota Butcher continues to be very active in all the communities we businesses in.We continue to work with South Dakota's Sportsmen Against Hunger Program. We use our facility to promote this GF&P's program by takin in deer and geese. We then debone, grind and bag it up for the local food bank.

PDR Youth Hunt

Another Clark local program we have been active in is called the PDR Youth Hunt. We have been on the board of directors since the inception. This program enables handicap children less than 18 years old to participate in a deer hunt. There are a large number of local people that help with this program and everyone in our community takes great pride in helping.

The objective of the program is to allow the kids and parents to have an all-expense paid weekend in the Clark area to hunt deer. Local hunters spend time training the kids hot to shoot guns and hunt. Dakota Butcher process the deer into various items for the children free of charge.

Dakota Butcher also is a supporter of the Clark County Pro Pheasants organization. In 2018 we received their highest award given to a local supporter.

PDR Youth hunt participants

Customers Love Dakota Butcher

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Great place, friendly service. Would recommend. Great selection of everything.
Brad F.
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Went to pick up our 1/4 beef today, very friendly and helpful.
Audrey R.
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Great products, great customer service! Have not been disappointed.
Deb S.
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Very friendly people and a unique place to go and buy good meat and other food products. Oh, and let's not forget the alcohol.
Cory Z.
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The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.  The products are premium quality and many excellent choices.
Mary S.
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Always top of the game very helpful employees. Very good products and wide variety. I go there often.
Lawrence S.
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South Dakota’s place for all things delicious. 

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