People shouldn’t have to choose between a quick meal and a healthy one—that’s one of the mottos behind Crisp & Green in Sioux Falls.

“We focus on crisp, clean, healthy living and eating healthy food and living a nice, vibrant, clean life,” said owner and CEO Paul Goldammer.

The entrepreneur was already well seasoned with franchises when he became involved in Crisp & Green, as he also owns the local Potbelly Sandwich Shop just two doors down by the Western Mall. While Potbelly specializes in toasted sandwiches, soups, salads, and hand-scooped milkshakes, Crisp & Green is more of a healthy, fast-casual concept focusing on scratch-made food, salads, grain bowls, smoothies, and acai bowls.

“Everything is prepared and made here in-house including our dressings, which we have a wide variety of,” explained Goldammer. “They’re amazing.”

The atmosphere of the actual space aligns with the “crisp and green idea” with modern finishes, an on-brand white and green color palette, large windows, and clean lines. Natural light pours into the restaurant with a glass garage door, which they utilize during the warmer months.

“In the summer we open the garage door to reveal the patio with café lights, and that is open all season and brings the outdoor bright space into our store,” said Goldammer.

Crisp & Green is also proud of the clean cooking line, which patrons approach near the entrance. Goldammer says their recipes are chef-inspired, and each team member is there to answer any questions and give recommendations.

“It’s really a one-to-one straight conversation with the person who is creating your bowl and you can take care of everything right down to the dressing,” he described. “It is really a tailored experience.”

While customers can build their own salads or grain bowls, Goldammer recommends trusting the experts and starting with a restaurant mainstay and customizing it from there.

“it is the perfect opportunity for people who want to start the new year off right & eat healthy.” -paul goldammer

Grain bowls and salads are their best sellers, including the popular Fiesta Bowl. The Fiesta Bowl consists of brown rice, roasted chicken, avocado, napa cabbage, jalapeño, black beans, fajita peppers and onions, queso fresco, pepitas, roasted tomatillo salsa, lime squeeze, and jalapeño-lime vinaigrette.

Another is The Bold & the Buffalo, which has brown rice, arugula, buffalo chicken, carrot, radicchio, white cheddar, roasted cauliflower, croutons, and Crisp & Green Ranch Dressing.

“People will try The Bold & the Buffalo and never try another menu item because it’s their favorite,” said Goldammer.

There are 12 featured salads at a time, and some rotate and/ or are seasonal. One popular constant is the Classic Caesar Salad with kale, romaine, roasted chicken, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, parmesan crisps, lemon squeeze, and classic caesar dressing.

The Honey Spice & Everything Nice is a seasonal item that features spinach, arugula, radicchio, apples, parmesan, blackened chicken thigh, brussels sprouts, walnuts, and honey mustard dressing.

Goldammer says customers also come in often for an acai bowl as a treat or for lunch.

“It’s a wonderful blend of fruit that is satisfying,” he described.

More on the Menu


Kale, arugula, roasted chicken, maple roasted butternut squash, apples, quinoa, white cheddar, candied pecans, and apple cider pumpkin seed dressing.

» Thai & Stop Me
Arugula, mixed greens, citrus shrimp, orange slices, daikon radish, napa cabbage, carrot, basil, mint, cilantro, peanuts, lime squeeze, and thai peanut dressing.


» Seoul Bowl
Brown rice, spinach, tofu, roasted mushrooms, cucumber, daikon radish, napa cabbage, carrot, cilantro, spicy bibimbap sauce, sesame seeds, and korean chile cashew dressing.

» Wild Child
Wild rice, arugula, roasted chicken, roasted brussels sprouts, radicchio, goat cheese, craisins, and balsamic vinaigrette.


» Imagine Dragon Fruit
Acai sorbet, dragon fruit sorbet, banana, toasted coconut, granola, and blueberries.

» Protein Power Play
Acai sorbet, banana, strawberries, cacao nibs, protein puffs, and cashew butter.


» Maple Pea-Nut
Banana, maple syrup, peanut butter, coconut milk, and vanilla pea protein.

» Rise & Grind
Banana, cold brew coffee, oat milk, cashew butter, and vanilla pea protein.

Acai Bowls can be more fruit-based like the Two to Mango with acai sorbet, mango sorbet, banana, strawberries, pepitas, blueberries, and toasted coconut, or more of a sweet snack like the Give Me S’More with acai sorbet, banana, cashew butter, granola, cacao nibs, and vegan marshmallows.

Smoothies are another healthy option and are a simple on-the- go snack or meal replacement.

“Our smoothies range from green spinach-based smoothies to more fun ones with peanut butter or fruit, but they all have protein,” said Goldammer.

They also are all gluten free, including the Purple Rain with banana, blueberries, strawberries, apple, and plain pea protein.

A great time to try a smoothie or other menu items, says Goldammer, is during one of the free fitness events they host on random Saturdays, featuring zumba, yoga, and more.

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“It’s awesome because they are free, so it’s a great way to connect with the community because who doesn’t want a free fitness class,” Goldammer continued, “and then it also gives people that have never had us a chance to come into our store to come in, see the space, and grab a healthy drink or bite when they’re done.”

And even though it’s healthy, Goldammer says the constant feedback is that everything at Crisp & Green is “craveable.”

He said, “You feel full when you leave and leave satisfied, and you have the energy to make it through the day.”

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