About us

Meet Peter and Kayla Lardakis:
the owners of Dakota 94 and Badlands
Bar & Grill.

Fresh out of college with a BS in Math and Theater from Black Hills State University in South Dakota, and just finishing up 8 years in the US Army as a combat medic, (I know she’s a unicorn) Kayla came to Chicago from Watford City, North Dakota with her friend Phil to see what the big city was all about, and thank god she did.

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Let us cater your next event

Badlands Bar & Grill would be honored to provide our services for your next event. Each event is bespoke to your tastes and needs, to provide the best experience possible for you and your guests.



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7192 South Price Road
Tempe, AZ


Our Tempe Location has changed ownership and is Permanently Closed. Please look for our New Location in Queen Creek to be open soon