Finding a good, quality steak at a restaurant usually comes at a pretty hefty cost.

But every once in a while you can find that delicious cut of beef you like at a price that won't break the bank.

To help you in that endeavor, Cheapism has tracked down Where To Find Great, Cheap Steak in Every State.

The Best Cheap Steakhouse in Minnesota

Mancini’s Char House in St. Paul, Minnesota is the Minnesota choice for best cheap steakhouse.

"This decades-old, family-run business still boasts a cool retro bar and New York strips that earn rave reviews, along with loads of surf-and-turf options, live music, and garlic bread to die for. "

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The Best Cheap Steakhouse in Iowa

In Iowa, their choice is Archie’s Waeside Café in Le Mars, Iowa.

"The menu boasts 10 cuts of dry-aged, hand-cut mouthwatering steaks such as Archie's Special Extra Thick ($23) and Val's Special Sirloin ($17), all sourced from farms in northwest Iowa and northeast Nebraska."

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The Best Cheap Steakhouse in South Dakota

T.C.'s Referee Sports Bar (5322 26th St.).

"Hailed for its friendly service and welcoming atmosphere, T.C. Referee's serves up what locals love. Try an 8-ounce top sirloin for $20 or a rib-eye for $25."

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Dives Worth a Drive in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota

Almost every small South Dakota town has a watering hole. It’s where the locals go to kick back a few brews and engage in conversation.

Some of these establishments are located in buildings almost as old as the town itself. There might be a fresh coat of paint on the walls or new vinyl on the booth seats, but the ambiance is still reminiscent of a good ol’ dive.

If you think a "dive" is all about the sketchy clientele, the smell of the Devil’s lettuce, and stale Grain Belt, you’d be wrong. Not every dive has a bad reputation.

What makes a dive, a dive?

A dive has character. Neon beer signs and local memorabilia adorn the walls.

You might find a pool table, dart board, and a few video lottery machines.

The bartender knows the regulars by name and they know what you drink.

Some dives don't even serve food except for bags of chips and pickled eggs that sit in a jar of brine on the bar.

Dives aren't fancy. You might see 70's-style wood panels on the walls and wobbly tables leveled with a folded napkin.

Finally, the bathrooms. The bathrooms in dives are in a class by themselves and could be a whole topic on its own. 

There are several small-town dives in our area with friendly faces, cheap booze with a burn, and even really good food! We use the term "dive" in the most affectionate way.

Here are some of the best and why you should go there.

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Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants Within 90 Minutes of Sioux Falls

Veer off the beaten path. Take a road trip and try some favorite small-town eateries. Just by driving a few miles, you could find some delicious hidden gems.

From steaks to seafood, chislic to chicken, these are out-of-the-way unexpected finds that will make your taste buds tingle.

Here's a list of 14 Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants within 90 minutes of Sioux Falls.

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