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Hill City Cafe

309 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745
605 574-4582
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Ranked #11 of 22 Restaurants in Hill City
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
Most recent review
- Aug 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
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Toledo, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Read a lot of mixed reviews - service was a bit slow but friendly, they were really busy at our time of visit. My husband had the rib special and they were great..meat fell right off the bone. My burger was also good hand pattied.

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Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We came to the cafe and thought we would try their buffet. It was 5:00 pm and they were just bringing out the food for the buffet. We got our salads and I got a little soup to try. The soup was in a hot well but was cool. I didn't eat anymore of that. Then the staff stocked chicken... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great breakfast! We had fast service and loved the food. We have stopped here every morning for breakfast during our visit to Hill City, and haven't been disappointed yet! The servers were personable and answered our questions about the historical photos they have around the restaurant. Definitely worth the stop!

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Manitoba
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

the server didnt know anything about the food and couldnt answer any questions. I asked for my buffalo burger to be medium rare, not overcooked and it literally came somewhat burnt and dry as leather! I sent it back and they did cook it better the second time round. Chicken fried steak was mediocre. salad bar did not look fresh... More

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jonesboro
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108 reviews 108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I ate the breakfast buffet here and it was just not that great. The bacon was barely cooked, the sausage had a bad flavor to it, the gravy was from a package. I had a friend order pancakes off the menu and he said they tasted like cardboard and he did not eat but a few bites before stopping. I... More

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Minnesota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Four of us stopped for supper one evening. We were seated within a couple of minutes, from from there it went downhill. The workers were young folks who looked like they weren't given any directions as to how servers should dress and greet people. There was a buffet in the area where we were sitting, so we went to take... More

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Harlingen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great breakfast buffet at good price. The food was fresh and hot. It was clean the wait staff was friendly.

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Tables were readily available, food was scrumptious, and the staff was witty and nice. We ate here every morning to start out our day.

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Chattanooga, TN
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We all had standard eggs & bacon. It was hot and good, and reasonably priced. Can't comment on any other meal.

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Hill City, South Dakota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The owners have done a fabulous job with the updates to the main dining area. We actually had breakfast twice while in town recently ... food was terrific. Service may seem to be slow, but people ought not to be so impatient. I do not think we waited 15 seconds before we had table settings, coffee & water, and maybe... More

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