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Dark Horse Steak & Brew

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140 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1829
605-673-3833
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We had lunch there today and for an unbelievable $7.95 I had the best beef...
We had lunch there today and for an unbelievable $7.95 I had the best beef fillet of my life!! Cooked medium rare - to perfection. My husband had the rib eye - that was perfect and flavorful
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
There when we were hungry

This was the only eating establishment open in Custer, SD at 9:15 on a Saturday night.! There were a few guys at the bar enjoying their beers and watching televised football games, plus one table of what appeared to be several college students. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and the cook... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was the only eating establishment open in Custer, SD at 9:15 on a Saturday night.! There were a few guys at the bar enjoying their beers and watching televised football games, plus one table of what appeared to be several college students. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and the cook ( who happened to be in the... More 

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My husband ordered the bison tenderloin, medium. Twice he got the steak, rare. The second time it was rarer than the first. (Why didn't they just continue to cook the first steak?) Finally he ordered a totally different dish. When the bill came, the manager came over, not to offer a discount for his troubling experience, but rather to ask... More 

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Usa, Tanzania
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We realize that it is the end of the season, but each of the beers that my husband and our friend wanted was no available. There was plenty of "workers" but not much service. We won't be climbing all those stairs to go back to this place again.

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Hot Springs, South Dakota
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Food was OK. Beer was flat to unflavorful. Has great potential. Nice location and atmosphere. Needs Bar Rescue to clean up the details.

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Newcastle, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Food was okay, service very limited, the staff acted like it was an inconvenience. The prime buffalo roast was very good, but the BBQ buffalo brisket was way dry and the sides were very commercial. I have no plans to return, it wasn't anything special. But I did enjoy the atmosphere it was very rustic. Meat was fair and it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went here because we were tempted by the big sign that claimed steak and "100 beers." I asked for a beer list and was told it was on the back of the menu. There were maybe 20 beers on tap, so I thought the rest might be bottled. I asked and the waitress named three or four domestic beers... More 

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Fountain City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is kind of hidden by the restaurant in front of it. We initially thought it was all one place. Stopped in for dinner while staying in Custer. It was a Monday night and not busy. Food was good and reasonable. The waitress was super nice but so horribly slow..... We waited forever for our bill before I finally... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Service was slow and food wasn't that good. Could have been an off night tho. Only beer and Wine here too

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent food and open late thankfully as most places close early in Custer. We had ribs that were fall off the bone and fish and chips that were not bad considering I am a New Englander!

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

4 of us stopped during bike week for drinks and food after a long hot day of riding. Ordered tap beers at the bar before getting a booth. Tap beers were warm. No waitress stopped to ask if we needed anything. Place not busy, only about half a dozen people in the bar. More staff walking around than patrons! Went... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1829
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: 605-673-3833

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups

Description

We had lunch there today and for an unbelievable $7.95 I had the best beef fillet of my life!! Cooked medium rare - to perfection. My husband had the rib eye - that was perfect and flavorful

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