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Red's Chicken House and BBQ

American, Barbecue, Healthy
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80415 Highway 16A, Keystone, SD
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food. Good Service.

With the area lacking in alternatives, we decided to have dinner here after visiting Mount Rushmore. It is a small diner staffed by young guys and an older gentleman who was probably the owner. The service was quick and we were pleasantly surprised about how good the chicken tasted and in a huge... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2014
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Surrey, Canada
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Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have eaten here numerous times during Sturgis Bike Week. Best Buffalo Ribs around! The name of the restaurant has changed, but it's the same owner. We've stopped here at least 7 times for Bike Week! It's one of our must stops!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We are a family of 6 and were on a MT Rushmore Vacation. After a long day of area sightseeing, we opted for this place, because my husband loves BBQ! Having seen a large billboard for this place several miles away, we thought it must be pretty good. The place itself was a tiny little hole in the wall -... More 

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It was a really small place. Very crowded. The food wasn't horrible but it really wasn't good either.... We were wishing that we had of picked somewhere else.

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Surrey, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

With the area lacking in alternatives, we decided to have dinner here after visiting Mount Rushmore. It is a small diner staffed by young guys and an older gentleman who was probably the owner. The service was quick and we were pleasantly surprised about how good the chicken tasted and in a huge serving! I will still recommend this place... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Listen to your gut! The place was empty on a Friday evening (not a good sign) but we decided to try it out anyway. We ordered our drinks and were ready to place our order when the waiter informed us they didn't have the main ingredients for two of the dinners we wanted, the menu is small to begin with.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We chose this place because it was close and looked like it had what we were looking for. We were outraged at the cost of the food and worse yet the quality! For what we paid ... For a family of 4 ( 4 burgers an order of wings and 2 soft drinks.. Nearly $80 .. Any extras were an... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

the food was ok, but if you order a glass of water be prepared to pay $2.00 for it, this is the first time in my life I have been charged for a glass of water. they did not ask my husband if he wanted a refill of his soda, and they determine how much BBQ sauce gets put on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Nothing fancy, just a small diner. Food was quite good (brisket and pulled pork). Good size portions. Server very personable; told us about her Lakota culture (unsolicited). Some would find it interesting, but others may not and conflict may ensue.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stopped for lunch after Mount Rushmore. The chicken was dried out and tasteless. The ribs left a bad taste in your mouth. The potato salad was very good. Service was okay. We would not return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very good Buffalo burger and great Briskett sandwich. The fries were fresh and perfectly cook. the service was fast and friendly. It is a simple place, do not expect anything fancy. but is worth trying the food. We will come back again.

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Address: 80415 Highway 16A, Keystone, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Healthy

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  • Address: 80415 Highway 16A, Keystone, SD
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Healthy

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