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Hill City Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-4582
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

We ate breakfast here and this place has some real good stick to your ribs food. We saw that the locals eat here so you know it must be good.

Thank FlwrGrwr
Brighton, Colorado, United States
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

Good lunch place right downtown. Nothing fancy but really good burgers and fries and a beer to go with it. Reasonably priced. 4 stars for what it is; a causal, family friendly lunch spot.

Thank SSwnto
Littleton, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

The wait staff was helpful and friendly! We ate here twice during our visit. The first time was late in the evening so it was one of only 3 restaurants open on main street. The roast beef was very good. The second time we got hambugers to go, they were also good. Tha amount of food was a great value.

Thank Sheryl W
seabrook nh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

Excellent food in a small town setting. Pork ribs fell off the bone the chicken quesadilla was good for the wife good salad bar friendly service great vaue for the dollar enjoyed your café thoughly keep up yhe good work

Thank Scott J
Suffolk, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

The hamburgers were great. Also tried chicken fried steak which was good and the buffalo steak which wasn't the least bit dry. Portions were very generous. DO NOT order the double burger unless you have a HUGE appetite.

Thank ssjdant
Hartford, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

My wife and I where staying in Hill City over the Labor Day Weekend. Breakfast is one meal we prefer to eat out. It seems everyone we asked for suggestions pointed us this way. One visit was enough. The food was ok, it lacked that home cooked taste. Very bland. Sorry we weren't impressed.

Thank mic289
So. California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

There is nothing special about this place, but they did serve a decent breakfast. Kind of cramped quarters and many locals seem to frequent. They offer a buffet breakfast/brunch all you can eat on the Sunday that we were there, but we didn't try it. Seemed popular, but you'd have to want to eat a lot. Standard bacon & eggs... More 

Thank captaingr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Had brunch there. It was delicious. The omelette and corned beef hash were great. Staff was friendly and helpful about what to see in the area. The cafe is open late for the area.

Thank JDurmaskin
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Locals DO love the place and will recommend it...however...its pretty average, and food is heavy on the frying. Didn't feel too good after going there. Stay away.

Thank sue_8459
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

Locals love it! It is a very popular place with good food, specials, and they serve wine and beer. Their shrimp is very good. Friendly staff.

Thank QQ1234

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?