Menu

Fine Dining With a View

Vertex members and hotel guests can enjoy delicious salads or appetizers, decadent entrees, and sensational desserts. We’ve paired many of menu options with a complementing wine to enhance your dining experience as well. Experience this Rapid City restaurants food nirvana – served with a view.

Dinner Menu

GRILLED BRUSCHETTA | $11

Fresh mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, basil pesto and Balsamic drizzle. 

HOGS IN A BLANKET | $11

Spicy andouille sausage wrapped in a warm puffy pastry with sweet mustard chutney. 

SHRIMP SCAMPI COCKTAIL | $12

Cooked & chilled jumbo shrimp with cocktail sauce. Gluten Free.

DRUNKEN CLAMS | $13

Clams cooked in white wine, garlic, lemon, butter and red pepper flakes with dipping bread.

ARTISAN CHEESE TRAY

SMALL $14 | FULL $28
Imported & domestic cheeses with fresh fruit, toasted nuts, marinated olives, baguette and gourmet crackers. 

WALLEYE FINGERS | $15

Panko breaded & deep fried walleye with cocktail sauce and Sriracha tartar sauce. 

DRESSINGS
Ranch | Thousand Island 

GLUTEN FREE DRESSINGS
Blue Cheese | Balsamic | Raspberry

ICEBERG WEDGE | $11

Tomato, Red Onion, Crumbled Bacon & Blue Cheese Crumbles with House-Made Vinaigrette and Blue Cheese Dressing. Gluten Free.

CAESAR | $10

Romaine Lettuce Tossed in Caesar Dressing with Tomato, Red Onion, Croutons and Fresh Shaved Parmesan Cheese.

SIDE SALAD | $5

Spring Mix, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomatoes and your choice of Dressing. Gluten Free Available.

ADD TO ANY SALAD: Add Chicken $4 | Shrimp $6 | Salmon $8 | Steak $8

SIDES
Yukon Gold Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Gluten Free), Lemon Garlic Orzo Pasta, Savory Pesto Gnocchi.

Substitute Side Salad $3. 

6OZ. BUFFALO TENDERLOIN | $38 

tenderloin cooked to your liking with compound butter, seasonal vegetable and choice of side. Gluten Free.

8OZ. BEEF TENDERLOIN | $39

Beef tenderloin cooked to your liking with compound butter, seasonal vegetable and choice of side. Gluten Free.

CITRUS BEURRE BLANC SALMON | $31

Grilled salmon topped with decadent citrus, wine & butter sauce, seasonal vegetable and choice of side. Gluten Free.

HARISSA SPICED CHICKEN BREAST | $18

Chicken grilled in a flavorful blend of chili peppers, paprika and garlic with seasonal vegetable and choice of side. Gluten Free.

WALLEYE FISH TACOS | $16

2 corn/flour blend tortillas stuffed with your choice of lightly breaded or grilled walleye strips with fresh coleslaw and pico de gallo.

ROASTED VEGETABLE QUINOA BOWL | $16

Seasoned quinoa with broccoli, chickpeas and fresh kale topped with hummus, lime wedge and avocado.

PASTA FLORENTINE | $15

Fettuccine pasta tossed in Parmesan cream sauce, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh spinach, artichokes, shallots, basil and garlic with toasted bruschetta.
Add Chicken $5 | Shrimp $6 | Salmon $8 | Steak $8

VERTEX BURGER | $14

1/2 lb. burger with bacon, cheddar cheese, grilled onions and whiskey glaze, served with pickle spear and your choice of French fries or sweet potato fries. Gluten free bun available.

PRESIDENTIAL ICE CREAM | $6

Hotel Alex Johnson's signature ice cream. Two scoops of vanilla bean ice cream loaded with German chocolate cake and crushed salted pretzels. Created by downtown's The Silver Lining's Creamery.

DEATH BY CHOCOLATE | $7

Decadent brownie topped with white chocolate and chocolate ice cream, chocolate mousse and a rich chocolate shell.

FRESH BERRY NAPOLEON | $7

Puff pastry layered with whipped cream, fresh berries and fruit caviar.

CRÈME BRULÉE OF THE DAY | $8

Caramelized sugar crust over classic creamy egg custard.

TRUFFLE TRAY | $12

3 assorted Chubby Chipmunk handcrafted truffles.

Wine List

FRUITY & FLORAL

Sauvignon Blanc, Tangent, Edna Valley • Kokomo Late Harvest, Sonoma • Oyster Bay, New Zealand • Kim Crawford, New Zealand • Groth, Napa Valley • Vellum White, Napa Valley • Rodney Strong, Sonoma

Albarino, Tangent, Edna Valley

Pinot Grigio, IL Donato, Italy • Santa Margherita, Italy

VoignerCroze, Napa Valley

Riesling, Gustav Adolf Schmitt

TANGY & CREAMY

Chardonnay, Rombauer Carneros, Napa • Laguna, Russian River • Smoking Loon (Unoaked), California • MC Bride Sisters Truvee, Central Coast • Cakebread, Napa • The Crusher, Clarksburg, CA • Mer Soleil, Santa Lucia Highlands • Oyster Bay, New Zealand

Prosecco, La Marca, Italy • Moscato, NV D’Italia, Candoni, Italy

Brut, Moet & Candon Dom Perigon, France • Louis Roederer Cristal, France

LUSH

Pinot Noir, Mudhouse, New Zealand • Angeline, California • Fog Crest, Russian River • Cristom, Mt. Jefferson • Cristom Sommers Reserve, Willamette Valley • MacMurray, Russian River • Bergstrom Cumberland Reserve, Willamette Valley • Twomey, Sonoma • Radio Coteau “La Neblinas”, Sonoma

Red Blend, Souverain, California • Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre • BV Beaurouge, Napa • Bad Boy Red, Napa Valley • The Prisoner, Napa • Dueling Pistols, Dry Creek Valley • Nine Hats, Columbia Valley

SOFT & TANGY

Merlot, McManis, California • Vellum Red, Napa • Oyster Bay, New Zealand

RICH & SPICY

Zinfandel, Project Paso Robles • Peter Franus, Brandlin, Mount Veeder • Jessup Cellars, Napa Valley

Cuvee, Kokomo, Sonoma

POWERFUL

Cabernet Sauvignon, M. Martini, Sonoma • J Lohr 7 Oaks, Paso Robles • Sean Minor, Napa • BV Rutherford, Napa • Culler La Palette, Napa • Frogs Leap, Napa • Chateau Montelena, Napa • Gallo Signature Series, Napa • Cru V29, Napa • Staggs Leap Artimus, Napa • Justin Isosceles, Paso Robles • Silver Oak, Alexander Valley • Opus One, Napa

Claret, Francis Coppola Diamond, California

Tempernillo, Campo Viejo, Rioja

Malbec, Gascon, Argentina • Dona Paula, Argentina

Cabernet Port, Croze Rutherford, Napa

Cabernet Franc, Lang and Reed, Napa

Petit Verdot, Vellum Black, Napa

Petit Syrah, Varozza, Napa

Syrah, Radio Coteau “Las Colinas”, Sonoma

SECRET GARDEN

Tangent Sauvignon Blanc, Tangent Albarino, IL Donato Pinot Grigio, Adolf Schmitt Riesling

FUERTE FLIGHT

Sean Minor Cabernet, Francis Coppola Diamond Claret, Campo Viejo Tempernillo, Gascon Malbec

CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY

Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay, Laguna Chardonnay, Project Paso Zinfandel, J Lohr 7 Oaks Cabernet

Cocktails & Beer

COOL AS A CUCUMBER | $9

Opihr Oriental Gin, Sour Apple Schnapps, and lemon juice with mint.

SPICY STRAWBERRY-BASIL TINI | $10

House infused strawberry & basil vodka, melon liqueur, lemon juice, and housemade jalapeño syrup. 

STRAWBERRY AGAVE MARGARITA | $10

House infused strawberry tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar served on the rocks. 

MOSCOW MULE | $9

Smirnoff Vodka, Reed’s Ginger Beer and lime juice in a traditional copper mug.

CHERRY POPPIN’ FIZZ | $10

Effen Black Cherry Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup, pomegranate juice, raspberries, champagne. 

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN | $10

Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Malibu Coconut Rum, pineapple juice, shaken & strained with grenadine.

BLACKBERRY HILLS SMASH | $11

Bulleit Rye Bourbon, simple syrup, blackberries, mint leaves, splash of soda & lemon slice.

ANTI-OXIDANT MOJITO | $11

Cruzan-Silver Rum, lime juice, raspberries, simple syrup, pomegranate juice, mint, soda.

TRADITIONAL SANGRIA | $11

E&J XO Brandy, Thatcher’s Blood Orange Liqueur, Rioja wine, orange juice, lime juice, soda, orange & lemon slices.

WHITE SANGRIA | $11

White wine, triple sec, peach schnapps, lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, splash of ginger beer, lemon & lime slices.

SUMMER IN A GLASS | $12

Effen Cucumber Vodka, Canton Ginger Liqueur, sweet & sour, shaken & strained with lime.

HEATHER HENDRICK'S | $13

Hendrick's Gin, St. Germain Liqueur, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, champagne, shaken & strained with cucumber slices.

YE OLDE MANHATTAN | $13

Cross between Manhattan and an Old Fashioned. Knob Creek Bourbon, Thatcher’s Blood Orange Liqueur, vermouth, bitters, cinnamon syrup, shaken & strained, orange slice & cherry.

BOURBON AND WHISKEY

Aberlour • Baker’s • Basil Hayden • Booker’s • Bulleit Rye • Crown Royal • Crown Royal XO • Crown Royal XR • George Dickel No. 8 • Jack Daniel’s • Jack Daniel’s Honey • Jameson • Jim Beam • Knob Creek Rye • Knob Creek Single Barrel • Knob Creek Small Batch • Maker’s Mark • Pendleton • Southern Comfort • Wild Turkey Rare Breed • Woodford Reserve

SINGLE MALT AND BLENDED SCOTCH 

Balvenie 12yr Doublewood Speyside • Balvenie 30yr • Chivas Regal Blended • Chivas Regal 18yr Blended • Dalmore 12yr Highland • Dewar’s White Label Blended • Dewar’s 12yr Blended • Glenfiddich 12yr Highland • Glenfiddich 15yr Highland • Glenrothes 1994 Speyside • Johnnie Walker Black Label • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended • Johnnie Walker Platinum • Laphoraig 10yr Islay • Lagavulin 16yr • Macallan Fine Oak 10yr Highland • Macallan 12yr Highland • Macallan 21yr Highland • Oban 14yr Highland • Talisker 10yr Isle of Skye

VODKA

Absolut Ruby Red • Absolut Vanilla • Effen Black Cherry Dutch Wheat • Effen Cucumber Dutch Wheat • Grey Goose French Wheat • Ketel One Dutch Wheat • Ketel One One Citrogen • Ketel One One Orange • Luksusowa Polish Potato Vodka • Ultimat Polish Grain & Potato

GIN

Beefeater London Dry • Bombay Sapphire London Dry • Hendrick’s Small Batch • Plymouth English Dry • Tanqueray London Dry • Tanqueray Rangpur English

RUM

Bacardi Superior Puerto Rican • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum • Cruzan Silver Caribbean Rum • Malibu Caribbean Rum • Myers’s Dark Jamaican Rum • Pyrat XO Anguilla Rum • Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

TEQUILA 

Cazadores Reposado • Don Julio Blanco • Herradura Blanco • Milagro Silver Agave • Patron Anejo • Patron Silver • Sauza Tres Generaciones

COGNAC AND BRANDY

Germain Robin VSOP • Hennessy VSOP • Korbel VSOP • Martell Cordon Bleu

ADDITIONAL SPIRITS

Absinthe • Amaretto • Baileys • Campari • Chambord • Cointreau • Disaronno • Drambuie • Frangelico • Grand Marnier • Kahlua • Midori • RumChata • St. Germain • Tuaca

BEERS ON TAP

On Rotation. Ask your server about Beers on Tap.

BEERS IN BOTTLE

Bud Light • Amstel Light • Corona • Stella Artois • Heineken • Beck’s • Hoegaard • Coors Light • Guinness • Miller Light • Michelob Ultra • Blue Moon • New Castle • Blue Moon • Kaliber

BOTTLE SERVICE

Bacardi • Captain Morgan • Tito’s • Jack Daniel’s • TanquerayGrey Goose • Ketel One • Bombay Sapphire • Crown Royal • 1800 ReposadoPatron • Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey • Woodford Reserve • Don Julio Reposado Tequila