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309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
605 574-4582
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Naples, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on the way to attractions because of reviews. The restaurant is extremely run down. Service was average. No smiles. No welcoming just stares from the staff. Lunch menu was an after thought to the lunch buffet which did not look appetizing. Would recommend finding another place to eat in town.

Thank NaplesSkiBunny
Los Angeles, California
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196 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived late at Hill City and this was one of only a handful of places open. Typical café with western motif. I was told this place has been here since the early days of Hill City. We opted for their buffet since we were hungry and we didn't want to wait for our food. They had ribs, chicken and... More 

Thank ima1derer
Hill City, South Dakota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant provides an all you can eat buffet, both a breakfast buffet and lunch, dinner buffet. If your not that hungry you can order off the menu. The dinner buffet includes ribs, cabbage rolls, chicken, a salad bar with soup and so much more!

Thank RJ I
Spencer, Iowa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While on vacation in the Black Hills, we thought it would be nice to try a local cafe to eat dinner. We stopped by on a Saturday evening at around 6PM. The cafe was mostly empty, which was surprising given the time of day and it being peak tourist season. The good: my wife and son had buffalo burgers and... More 

Thank Resultsads
Wolsey, South Dakota
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our waitress was wonderful and suggested some things my husband could eat with his "new teeth." She was efficient and so friendly. The place has the greatest food and it is all good value. Their buffet is sooooo good. And I love the Buffalo Burgers!! This is a great place to eat for families. We went back the next morning... More 

Thank Valerie K
Spring, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate here after our first choice was closed...lucky us. The staff is super friendly and funny. We had burgers and fries, and they were delicious.

Thank amims1
Cambridge, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for supper with our 3 kids (8, 5, and 2) while on vacation. This is one of those rare restaurants that is popular with both locals and tourists, and treats them all equally and with great service. The food was very good. Though my wife said the salad bar was mostly pasta type salads, and very little... More 

Thank Dean B
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for breakfast. Can order from the menu for a great price. Also, they have a breakfast buffet that is awesome.

Thank 750rhondat
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I totally dispute the reviews of Heidisue2010 - you could tell that everything was fresh and most certainly nothing was frozen, canned, or processed that came on my plate. The only thing that may have came to our table that wasn't made in house was possibly the corn dog my son had. I ordered the hot beef and you could... More 

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Boone, Iowa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived moments before closing time and were encouraged to still come in and were not rushed. Had awesome food and service! Our group went back two more times for breakfast while in town and had the same experience all three times.

1 Thank Kimmero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: 605 574-4582

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