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12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hearty American food, friendly service

Cheerful, friendly service in this casual dining spot. The food was basic American fare, much enjoyed by our crew of hungry hikers. It cost about $40 for a family of 3 to have appetizers, drinks, lunch and tip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Laura M
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Pittsburgh, United States
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Pittsburgh, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Cheerful, friendly service in this casual dining spot. The food was basic American fare, much enjoyed by our crew of hungry hikers. It cost about $40 for a family of 3 to have appetizers, drinks, lunch and tip.

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ordered the turkey sandwich and a reuben. Reuben arrived with no sauerkraut or dressing. Turkey sandwich had a bit of turkey on huge slices of bread without the described cheeses, bacon or bbq sauce. Returned both sandwiches to the kitchen, same sandwiches came back, reuben did have the kraut and dressing, turkey sandwich had one of the cheeses, the... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Unfortunately have to order food & drinks to go in order to go outside. Food was good. Restaurant clean. Staff was friendly even when it was super busy at dinner time. Great stop after wildlife loop road and before Needles Hwy. Small gift shop also.

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Titusville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stopped on our way from our Needles Drive in mid afternoon. The people were very nice, but it looked a little disorganized. When the food arrived my wife's Cobb salad was very good ad my chicken cheese melt with fries was served hot. The lake is beautiful but watch the shore for geese droppings. Hint: give your entire order... More 

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Shawnee, Ks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This charming little restaurant sits right beside Legion Lake in Custer State Park. The food was decently priced and very good! I had the turkey ranch melt with baked potato soup and coleslaw. The coleslaw was really good - was a mix between marinated and mayo style. My husband had the buffalo burger and he really liked it! We will... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins and would walk down to the restaurant for breakfast. The egg sandwiches were delicious and filling. Pancakes were also good. They serve Starbucks coffee. The service was friendly.We did not get to try out lunch or dinner but I highly recommend them for breakfast.

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Cooper City, FL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stopped here on our back to out cabin after a day of hiking. The soup was homemade, but not very good. Not sure how you can mess up a Rueben sandwich, but mine was cold and tasteless. They messed up my husband's order. Brought him the totally wrong thing. Then he had to wait for the correct one while... More 

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Westchester, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Breakfast here. Lots of options. Great service. Highly recommended. Our 2 servers Emily & Ashley started both our morning off great.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

loved this place so much, the views were awesome, the cottages clean, food was great. Highlight of our trip was having a buffalo walk right past us as we were cleaning up camp site on r way to Mount Rushmore.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went here after visiting Sylvan Lake. The dining room was nearly empty, so we sat where we wanted. It took about 10 minutes for 1 of the 2 waitstaff that were "working" to bring us menus and take our drink order. It took another 15 minutes to take our order. Food was mediocre, freezer to fryer food. One burger... More 

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Address: 12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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