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Hill City Cafe

309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-4582
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Four of us went for lunch on a Friday after riding the 1880 Train. It's only a block away and we were able to leave our vehicle parked and walk to lunch. The cafe is small, but we were seated right away. It has a...More

Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably the most “local” place we visited in Hill City. Food was good and fast, waitress was nice. Prices are reasonable. Glad our hotel recommended it.

Thank joferer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is exactly the restaurant you look for in a old western town, fresh, hot, homemade food with a smile. If you're looking for a chain with the same ol food this is not your place. Renae our server was amazing and knows everyone by...More

Thank Commentking
Reviewed 6 days ago

The hamburger had a funny flavor. I had the chili cheeseburger with fries and the meal was just ok. This place is to expensive for the quality of food.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is your average smaller town restaurant with O.K. service and O.K. food. Won't win points for the decor, but the building is old, so... Ambiance isn't the thing here, although the food is not bad. Whatever you do, don't miss the cinnamon roll!!!! It's...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and I had the chili burger with fries. The meat was hot and the fries were hot but the chili was cool. Really good fries that were soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Friendly staff but seem to...More

Thank A Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for dinner on our way to the Mt Rushmore evening performance. Place was pretty full of a mix of tourists and locals. Not enough staff for the amount of customers! I had Bison before in New Mexico, but not in SD, so wanted to...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe this place is better for breakfast, but we did supper one night and regretted it. While the food was alright, the service and atmosphere is just downright awful. I do hear they have very, very good cinnamon rolls, though, so it may be worth...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The young staff aims to please but the food was over cooked and dry or mushy. It was the only place I could find wild salmon. That being said the next place that offered it I ordered it medium rare!

Thank Sus C
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A good way to say good moorning enjoying a delicious country breakfast. Eggs, bacon, pancakes, fruit salad, sausage, toast, you name it. Service was fast, they offer a salad bar. I had the Miss Piggy's special - eggs along with some juicy ham steak, hash...More

Thank Christinenicoll... A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Kids, 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: +1 605-574-4582
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