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Desperados Cowboy Restaurant

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301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Canton, South Dakota
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great establishment with excellent customer service. The waitress was very friendly and helpful with menu questions and suggestions. We loved it! I had the Desperado burger which was a blend of buffalo and elk meat. IT WAS DELICIOUS! I just had to try buffalo and this was better than I even anticipated. You must stop here.

Thank Kim D
Pearland, TX
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173 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by here with friends for a great lunch. We had an excellent lunch and service was very good. It was not very busy since we came in the off season and that worked well for us.

Thank Paulmug1
Vancouver, Washington
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a delight and I am a vegetarian. I had an amazing entree salad that was so filling that the walnut pie I ordered ended up in a to go box. The atmosphere is lovely and clean, the service is friendly and efficient, and the prices are reasonable. Don't miss this little gem. In case you are a... More 

Thank pazzarella
Seminole, Florida
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a bit of a wait upon arriving. There was nice waiting area. Food was good. Nice atmosphere. Service was very good. Location is very rustic and authentic looking. The whole area is like stepping back in time. I loved it.

Thank Kim C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the place we will remember on our trip for great food and great service! The food was the best and every single person, from when we walked in the door to finishing up our meal, watching the gentleman cleaning other tables were spot on energetic and top notch on customer service. The place was clean and... More 

Thank Cheryl K
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and very nice help. Came here twice in one day. I would come back Again they didn't take credit card.............

Thank David S
Greenwood, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff and food were more than any of us expected. It was delicious, quick and friendly. If it weren't 1700 miles from me I would eat there everyday.

Thank Bill G
Fort Collins, Colorado
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, homemade food. Everyone had a good dish. even the kids meals were good.The buffalo tips were excellent, so was the pork brisket (half order is still big) and the country fried steak.

Thank Reynoldsclan
Avon, Ohio
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy Rainbow trout, crispy skin Green beans & assorted veggies yummy(slightly smaller portions) Buffalo tips with onions/mushrooms yummy Salad good Bread pudding ok Credit card accepted Sit down, casual dress Easy street side parking No wait, not too busy, Thursday PM Nice service

Thank M T
Lexington, Kentucky
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had finished our visit to Mt Rushmore and were headed to Spearfish WY when we drove through Hill City around lunch. We saw Desperados and decided to try it. We very happy with our choice. My wife had the cheeseburger and a side salad. She thought the burger was above average. I ordered the Pulled Pork with the homemade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: 16055742959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?