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All 22 Hill City Restaurants

Desperados Cowboy Restaurant

301 Main Street, Hill City, SD 57745
605-574-2959
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Ranked #6 of 22 Restaurants in Hill City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Mountain View, Arkansas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stopped in during a afternoon excursion. The buffalo burger was good. The BBQ sandwiches were not anything extra. I had the burrito which was good

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Hill City, South Dakota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We recently stopped in to try Desperados because of a review about their delicious pie. The pie did not disappoint. Not only was the dessert delicious but we have stopped by with other friends several times since then. We have also recommended it to many people. The staff is terrific and the food is delicious. They have something for everyone.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My family and I experienced awesome service and wonderfully delicious buffalo steaks and burgers at this restaurant. The staff was super accommodating, kept the kids entertained, and my daughter fell in love with the older gentlemen who was working the door. One of the best places to eat in Hill City, and we stayed there for six nights and tried... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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154 reviews 154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant on a Friday evening (last minute, of course) and wandered into this place . . . were we ever the lucky ones! Great atmosphere, outstanding service and terrific food! My wife ordered the Chicken-Guacamole BLT and I opted for the Range Rider Chicken Fried Steak dinner (with mashed potatoes of course). We both were... More 

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

There are plenty of restaurants to visit in Hill City but we enjoyed this one a lot. We even went back for a 2nd visit after the first. The service is very friendly and the menu choices are wide. There are a number of bison choices which you might want to try as long as you are in South Dakota.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were looking for a good place at the last minute. The restaurant was mostly empty when we arrived about 5 but filled up quickly. The food arrived very quickly and was excellent. Definitely stop here for dinner.

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Rock Rapids, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

From now on, I visit Desparados every time I go to Hill City. Unfortunately, that is not as often as I would like. This year, they added popovers fresh from the oven with their special butter blend! Talk about mouth watering, melt in your mouth, fantastic flavor! Ours were gone so fast that the manager graciously got us a second... More 

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NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Loved the food, atmosphere and service. This was one of those places like Powderhouse restuarant in Keystone. It is food that is prepared at its best with a casual atmosphere and a modest price. We had a wonderful waitress....Aside from the entree being so deliscious and well prepared I loved having a salad with real greens in it. The chef... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here twice. The service was over the top. The food was also spot on. The owner gave us great advice on how to tackle the buffalo round up.

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Spencer, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Loved this place! The atmosphere, food, and staff were all great. Western decor was cool, and the owner actually makes an effort to come over to your table and make conversation. Will be back next time I visit the black hills!

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Additional Information about Desperados Cowboy Restaurant

Address: 301 Main Street, Hill City, SD 57745
Phone Number: 605-574-2959
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: American

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