Colonial House is a family business – always has been, always will be | Brand Avenue Studios
Family, laughter and good food go hand in hand. This is the idea Bill and Sandy Beshara had in mind when in 1981 they bought the restaurant which is now the Colonial House Restaurant and Bar in Rapid City, welcoming locals and visitors to come and relax and feel at home.
Home is where the food is
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “house” as: a familiar or habitual setting; a friendly environment. This is exactly what made Colonial House such a magnetic place for the Black Hills community. Parents can bring their kids and enjoy an evening without cooking, people can come in for a heartwarming meal and drink after a long week at work, and families can come together in a place that feels like home. the House. Serving delicious Midwestern American cuisine with an inventive twist, Colonial House has something to make everyone smile.
The family strives to put fresh, high quality ingredients into every meal while providing a comfortable and warm establishment where everyone can relax and have fun. Many of their dishes, like their Chicken Noodle Soup, are completely made with the freshest ingredients – even the noodles are homemade. From soups to salads, burgers and fried steak and chicken, pasta and even salmon, Colonial House has something delicious for every mood. Plus, their appetizers and drinks are perfect for a late night snack and a nightcap.
Family property – has always been, always will be
The Colonial House was started by the family, is still managed by the family and will be supported by the family for years to come. Bill and Sandy passed their restaurant on to their son Kevin, who now owns the business and runs it with his wife and children. Together, three generations of the Beshara family work to keep the restaurant and all its charm alive.
“Hard work keeps the dream alive. We never give up, we love what we do and we work really hard on it, ”said Max Beshara, Kevin’s son. “No matter my age, it seems impossible not to want to have the pride of my parents. I know that I am personally proud that we have come this way and expect to go much further. I am proud that we can. introducing ourselves every day and tackling the tough things, creating new starts and doing it all in a community as wonderful as the Black Hills. But nothing beats all of that like doing it with your family, including your parents, and when you have them. see day after day as I do, this pride seems pretty mutual.
Not only is the Colonial House family run, the Beshara family want all of their guests to feel right at home with their family. “If our guests are leaving with only one thing, it must be the anticipation of returning quickly as they have felt well received, well looked after and of course well fed,” said Beshara.
Learn more about Colonial House, their family and their menu at colonialhousernb.com.