Akaska Tavern & Bait Shop

Fall/Winter Opening at 8am

It’s SPRING in Akaska!
Come on over for PRIME RIB tonight!!
$24.95 includes baked potato & salad bar

Artwork & 📷: Becky Randall


Slow-cooking all day for tonight’s special...
Roast Beef w/Potatoes, Carrots & Salad Bar


❗️We’re Hiring❗️



❗️Every Wednesday Night❗️

The sun is shining...
The roads are clear...
Come to the Tav for supper and bingo!

Special: Chicken Fettuccine with Garlic Toast for $9.95

Bingo calling starts at 7:00


[03/16/19]   We are open!
144 from Hwy 83 is now open.
A HUGE thanks to Jimmy Houck, Chad Schilling, Chad Hauge, Tim Mehlhaf, Don Smith and Dr. David Heuer for the amazing job getting Akaska dug out! You are all GREATLY appreciated!

We will have Prime Rib and House Potatoes tonight starting at 5:00pm

The road to Swan Creek is open but the park has not been plowed.

[03/15/19]   Update as of 1:00 3/15:
With 83 and most roads closed into Akaska and most roads in Akaska still under several feet of snow we will be closed until 4 pm Saturday. Stay tuned for more updates.

[03/14/19]   Good Morning!!!
Due to the wonderful weather, the Tav will be closed today until further notice. Stay tuned to our page for further updates! Be safe!

Calling starts at 7pm

Sadly, we’re saying good-bye to Bradi as she moves on to other ventures! Stop in to wish her well on her last night with us!

Prime Rib Sandwich with choice of side $10.95

Bradi Smith

❗️Due to the worsening weather conditions,
we are closing at 3:00pm. Don’t worry! Our GREAT food and AWESOME service will still be here tomorrow! We will tentatively plan to open at 11:00am Sunday. Stay tuned to our page for updates❗️
Be safe!!!


While winter seems set in for good, we’re daydreaming about summer on our beautiful river!

If you venture out, stop in! We’re open!
*No Prime Rib, but our complete menu is available*
❗️Don’t forget! Daily Happy Hour 4-6❗️


Chicken Fried Steak w/Mashed Potatoes & Corn with Salad Bar, including Cheesy Ham Soup $13.95



[03/04/19]   No Bingo Tonight

❗️Check out what Kent’s preparing for tonight❗️

➡️Prime Rib Stir Fry, Served over Rice with a homemade Popover and Honey Butter!
$13.95 (includes salad bar)

Don’t miss this delicious feature!


[02/24/19]   We’ll be opening at 12:00pm today!
Sunday, February 24th

[02/24/19]   Due to the winter weather, we will NOT be opening at 8am today (February 24th)
Stay tuned to our page for updates on Sunday’s hours of operation.

It’s PRIME NIGHT at the Tav!
With Baked Potato & Salad Bar $24.95
Or upgrade your side to our delicious
Baked Bacon Mac & Cheese!


Happy Birthday Dave!

Come in tonight to wish Dave Heuer a
❗️Happy Birthday❗️

We’re featuring Beef Stroganoff for our
❗️Friday Night Special❗️

Don’t let the snow keep you in...
Come see us!!


Proud of our Miss Maria!

Happy Thursday!

Meet our Bowdle FFA Chapter Vice President, Miss Maria Beadle!

Years in FFA: 4 years

Supervised Agricultural Experience: Beef Production and Chicken Production. As Maria calls it, she's a ranching chicken lady!

CDE/LDE Experience: Veterinary Science, Livestock Judging, Ag Communications, Parliamentary Procedure, Employment Skills, Marketing Plan, Creed Speaking and Ag Issues

Favorite FFA Experience: "Going to State Convention in the spring and competing in CDE's."

Future Plans: "Attend Lake Area Tech for two years, then South Dakota State University for two years for the large animal program. After school, I plan to move back to Bowdle & work for a Vet Clinic. I also plan to start my own herd of cows."

Fun Fact: Maria painted the emblem pictured.

Oahe Wings & Walleyes

Well, the wind blew and the snow flew...again!! Most of our guys have left for home today...so Chad, Beau, my father in law and our friend Kent from the Akaska Tavern & Baitshop went out late this afternoon...and man did they catch fish! Wowza! Way to go boys!


We’re offering our Valentine special all weekend...
Enjoy our Seafood Trio Dinner tonight!


❤️ Valentine Seafood Trio Dinner ❤️
Shrimp Skewer, Fantail Shrimp & Scallops
Includes side choice and salad bar $15.95


❤️ Valentine Seafood Trio Dinner ❤️
Shrimp Skewer, Fantail Shrimp & Scallops
Includes side choice and salad bar $15.95


You all know what Wednesday means...
❗️BURGER NIGHT at the Tav❗️
$5 Hamburger and French Fries

➡️What’s better than soup on cold days?
We’re serving Loaded Baked Potato Soup, too

❤️Treat your Valentine to our Seafood Platter❤️
Shrimp Skewer, Fantail Shrimp & Scallops
Includes side choice and salad bar $24.95


[02/11/19]   Bingo will resume March 4th

Come in for our weekend specials!
➡️ Friday: Chicken Fried Steak Dinner
➡️ Saturday Breakfast Buffet @8am
➡️ Saturday Night Prime Rib @5pm

‼️Buy one get one free drinks for all participants in the Roscoe Sportsman’s Walleye Derby after the weigh-in Saturday night‼️

[02/07/19]   We are opening at 2:00pm today

[02/07/19]   Due to the winter weather, we will not be opening at 8am on February 7th.
Stay tuned to our page for Thursday’s hours of operation

[02/04/19]   There will be no bingo tonight
Join us next Monday night at 7:00!

Super Bowl prize giveaways!

Are you on our board?!!
We’ve started another one too! Stay tuned...

Come enjoy big game snacks on us!

‼️Check out our BIG GAME SPECIALS‼️


➡️ Free Food
➡️ Prize Giveaways
➡️ Beer Specials


It’s PRIME NIGHT at the Tav!
With Baked Potato & Salad Bar $24.95
Or upgrade your side to our delicious
Baked Bacon Mac & Cheese!


Wild Dakota Girls Calendar

Check out this 47'' 28lb pike caught through the ice this afternoon on Lake Oahe!😲🎣👍🏻

Drive out to Swan Creek for
some great ice fishing this weekend!
Ice fluctuates from 14-18” in the bay and across the main river with nice size walleyes being caught!

After you reel in your limit,
Come in for our weekend specials!
➡️Friday Night: Hot Beef Combo
➡️Saturday Night: Prime Rib
➡️Sunday @3:00: Free Appetizers & Drink Specials for the Big Game!


❓What are your plans for the BIG GAME❓
Come watch with us!
➡️Specials start at 3:00⬅️


Cabin fever?
Brave the cold for the best burgers around!
$5 Hamburger with Fries
Every Wednesday Night!

*Additional toppings extra

Snow flurries, icy roads, wind chills...
➡️We’ll be open regular hours
➡️Serving homemade knoephla soup
➡️Bingo is cancelled


We’re serving Knoephla Soup tonight!
Come in and warm up!

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320 W Main St
Akaska, SD

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 23:00
Thursday 08:00 - 23:00
Friday 08:00 - 23:00
Saturday 08:00 - 23:00
Sunday 08:00 - 23:00
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Fishing, Hunting, Camping and Lodging!!! Not to mention a whole lot of Family Fun!!!