Dining / Lounges

When it comes to savory meals and delicious drinks, Hotel Alex Johnson has it covered.
Our rooftop bar, Vertex, includes one of the best restaurants in Rapid City SD with a classy lounge and a view, making this hub of Rapid City nightlife. The Executive Chef prepares some of the finest dishes and our bartenders are classically trained to mix premium cocktails or offer you glass of wine from our state-of-the-art WineStation, served at the perfect temperature.vertex sky bar food and drink menus
Maybe dining-in is more your style? No problem—just call for Room Service. Nearby restaurant Tally’s Silver Spoon caters to our guests for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.tally’s room service menu

Starbucks Coffee

Seattle's Best CoffeeWelcome to the new Starbucks® located in the historic Hotel Alex Johnson. We offer guests a warm and welcoming neighborhood atmosphere and a great place to meet friends. Our friendly Rapid City coffee shop is well-suited to serve our guests of the hotel, traveling visitors, and Rapid City locals in search of a great cup of coffee. Located in downtown Rapid City, Starbucks is in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Rapid City, with shops, boutiques, and other businesses just around the corner.

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Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub

Paddy O'Neill's Pub & Casino

There’s no need to venture to Ireland to experience a traditional Irish pub—Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub at the Hotel Alex Johnson offers guests a traditional atmosphere with all the comforts of a neighborhood pub. Drop in to sip a fine Irish whiskey, enjoy a warm meal and sit around a cozy table as you listen to live entertainment from local favorites or play your own favorite on the time-honored juke box.

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Voted as “Best Bar” in the Black Hills for 2011 by readers of the Rapid City Journal, Paddy O’Neill’s is a purveyor of upscale beers and whiskeys and also features a lunch and dinner menu that encompasses a variety of classic Irish dishes mixed with regional Midwest influences.

With 725 square feet of space added to the bar in 2011, the Rapid City pub the perfect place to host a small gathering, such as an anniversary, bachelor and bachelorette celebration, or birthday party. In the summer, guests can enjoy the outdoor patio and spend an evening in a casual atmosphere where they can taste one of the many fine foreign beers and keep an eye on what is happening in the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

Two gentleman enjoying select ales at Paddy O'Neill's Pub

Become a Pub Member

Those who are frequent regulars of Paddy’s can purchase a member’s only engraved pewter mug. Each mug, personalized with each member’s name, will be left at the Irish pub after purchase so that the member can use it next time they visit. Members receive discounted drinks and can enjoy the evening with a personalized touch.

From a copper topped bar and rich dark wood furnishings to video lottery and the largest assortment of imported beers in the area, the Rapid City pub has a lively local pub environment with a relaxed Old World feel that is inviting of visitors young and old. Come grab a glass with friends, sing with the band, and relax at Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub.

Paddy O'Neill's Pub & Casino