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Original to South Dakota

This is a fun place. There is absolutely nothing elegant about it, nothing. You will always find... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2019
Jeanne M
Saint Louis, Missouri
Good burger waaaayyy off the beaten path

Ate here yesterday while on a back road sightseeing drive with friends. This little place earns... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Bellaire, Texas
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Apr 2, 2019
“Original to South Dakota”
Sep 19, 2018
“Good burger waaaayyy off the beaten path”
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22635 N Rochford Rd, Rochford, SD 57745-6007
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

This is a fun place. There is absolutely nothing elegant about it, nothing. You will always find a surprising and interesting group of people here. Some of them may look questionable especially during the bike rally, but deep down they are a friendly group. Good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Ate here yesterday while on a back road sightseeing drive with friends. This little place earns true “hole in the wall” or “dive” status with a good burger and fries and cold beer or as pointed out by friends... cream sodas. The establishment has been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Poodle2014
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We came to Rochford Sunday afternoon after a tip that local musicians were playing. It was a bit cool and the musicians were playing in the Moonshine Gulch Saloon....what an experience. It was packed and what fun we had! The music was great and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank CharleenW_13
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Every Sunday the Moonshine Gulch Saloon has an jam session that is laid back and enjoyable. There is an eclectic mix of music, folk, Beatles, etc.I brought my harmonicas and they were more than welcoming and outgoing. The food and beer were reasonable and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed June 9, 2017

There is nothing better than a saloon in a town with the population of 8! We stopped by while driving an UTV. Met the owner. The place is truly unique and historical. They offer beer, soda, and food. So much character in this place.

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank knopie
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Every year my family and I ride a portion of the Micklelson Trail, and the highlight is a stop at the Moonshine Gulch Saloon for lunch. The food is good, but the atmosphere is fantastic, with all sorts of items hanging from the ceiling, a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank deeda c
Reviewed October 3, 2016

You are always a weary traveler when you come to the Moonshine Gulch Saloon. The northern section of the Black Hills is beautiful, yet unforgiving. Whether you arrive by bicycle on the Mickelson trail, by Harley during a motorcycle classic, by ATV from fishing, or...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Franco B
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Very limited menu and small bar very rustic. If you are not a local and you are eating here, you are probably lost...but the burgers were ok

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank CaboDude
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while biking the Dumont-Mystic portion of the Michelson Bike Trail and it did not disappoint. This is a genuine back-woods saloon and as such the menu is simple but tasty (not sure if it was my extreme hunger or what...but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Melsuzylu
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Betsy Is the sweetest person I know, And a great cook, The place is clean the food is hot and the beer is cold. Stop in and tell Betsy I sent you.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Angela N
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