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745 Battle Mountain Ave, Hot Springs, SD 57747-1403
605-745-3028
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 19
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Friendly service, average food

Let me start by saying that the breakfast was 100x better than what our hotel was offering. However, if your veggie omelet contains canned mushrooms, I can't call it any better than average. It was hard to tell what, if anything, was made on the premises. The biscuits and gravy were good, but was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
LG1837
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Davenport, Iowa
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I asked for a gluten free menu because of the sign, the waitress said the only gluten-free items she has is gluten free white bread, gluten free 'multi-grain, and gluten free buns. Great start to the breakfast. So I ordered gluten free multi grain French toast with eggs over easy and bacon. Got the French toast, excited because the last... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Let me start by saying that the breakfast was 100x better than what our hotel was offering. However, if your veggie omelet contains canned mushrooms, I can't call it any better than average. It was hard to tell what, if anything, was made on the premises. The biscuits and gravy were good, but was the gravy from a can? Not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We ate here a couple years ago, probably around summer of 2012. My husband loves diners and cafes and I don't. So he was thrilled. The waitress was wonderful. Very friendly and helpful. The salad I had was a typical diner-type salad, but good. A family next to us ordered the plate-size pancakes and they looked delicious. They were all... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Friendly place, fab breakfast options and delicious for a reasonable price. Wish we'd been staying longer to try it again! Giant pancakes are a must.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

small restaurant where you seat yourself. Two of us ate breakfast for less than $20. The coffee was perfect!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Service was great, and fast. Food meh definitely could have had a better taco salad down at taco John's.

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Nebraska
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31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The first time I saw one of these pancakes on another friend's plate, I knew it would be one of my favorites--and it is. The wait staff and kitchen staff have been there for years, so everyone knows how to treat the customer right. One of my favorite places in Hot Springs.

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Edgemont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Dales is the place where you feel completely comfortable the second time you've been there. I usually get the special, comes with the fresh made soup and salad bar. Last Friday they had the shrimp basket as the special with 8 good sized butterflied shrimp and a pile of fries, it was a bargain. I believe one of the best... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This restaurant is right across the street from Evans Plunge. Many of the participants in the water aerobics class go right there after class for breakfast. I am a fan of biscuits and gravy, but I ordered the pancakes, which are bigger than a plate. Service was good, coffee kept refilled and hot, and although busy with all the water... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Loud, cluttered atmosphere with slow service. At least third of restaurant was covered with dirty tables. Finally found clean table and waited 5 minutes with no menu or server. Group of old loud rednecks talking real loud in corner about how the President of the United States faked his citizenship. They acted like they were the regular group drinking coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 745 Battle Mountain Ave, Hot Springs, SD 57747-1403
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 605-745-3028

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?