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Latchstring

10619 Roughlock Falls Rd, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD 57754-3783
+1 605-584-3333
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“trout” (22 reviews)
“buffalo stew” (22 reviews)
“corn cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10619 Roughlock Falls Rd, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD 57754-3783
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We returned to Spearfish Canyon to celebrate our anniversary, expecting to focus on the Canyon, the falls, and the outdoors. To our surprise we had the best dinner we've eaten in the Black Hills in 20 years! Service was excellent, food was marvelous, the fire...More

1  Thank Suzanne I
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hello Suzanne, Thank you so much for your kind review of the Latchstring. I am very pleased you had such a wonderful meal. It is always nice to hear stories about how people come back to visit for anniversaries. It was a pleasure to have...More

Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing stop! Is a big but cozy place with great views of the canyon. The trout was amazing as were the spicy potato pancakes they were served over. Very reasonable prices too. Our server Kristin was fabulous too! Would highly recommend!!More

Thank Brian K
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hello Brian K, I wanted to thank you for your recommendation of our restaurant here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you were pleased with your food and service. The trout is one of our most popular dishes to be sure. Thank you also for...More

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

The Buffalo Stew was absolutely delicious. Veggies were tender and very flavorful overall! Kristen provided excellent service!!More

Thank Nannette K
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hello Nannette, Thank you for sharing your experience with us here on TripAdvisor! We are so glad that you enjoyed the Buffalo Stew. It has been and will be for many years to come, our house soup. Thank you also for your kind words about...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

You must try their Mac & Cheese, homemade and oh so yummy! My husband isn't a lover of Mac & Cheese as I am, but he liked it so much, what I had planned on taking home, he polished off before I had a chance...More

Thank Colleen D
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hello Coleen! Thank you so much for your kind words here on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to serve you that evening. It is not often that I get to serve these days as my other responsibilities take me away from the floor so it...More

Reviewed November 16, 2017

We were greeted by Paul who was also our server for the evening. Couldn't have been more accommodating with meeting our request for something that wasn't on the dinner menu but made it happen. Service was great and the food was delicious. Everyone in our...More

Thank lstamps2
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hello lstamps2! Thank you for sharing your experience with us here on TripAdvisor. I remember the evening you came in. It was a pleasure to serve you. I am very happy to see that you had a great experience at the Latchstring. I hope you...More

Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

They had a great breakfast with very friendly staff. We sat by the window And enjoyed the fall colors. Next to three hiking trails, so we loved the location as well.

Thank mmkp24
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Hello Mmkp24, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so very pleased that you had such a wonderful experience. Hopefully we will be able to serve you again in the future! Paul S

Reviewed October 18, 2017

We went to the Latchstring yesterday and had a Great Lunch 🥗 and AwesomeService from Kristin Hagrefe 👍More

Thank Dolores L
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hello Dolores L, Thank you so much for the positive feedback of our food and service! It is always a pleasure to hear when we have made our guests happy. Thank you for the kind words about Kristin as well. She is a great addition...More

Reviewed October 17, 2017

We had a late breakfast (10:45) so we were the only people in the dining room at the time so the service was good. A very good breakfast menu and tasty food.More

Thank ballhawg
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hello ballhawg! Thank you so much for coming to visit us here at the Latchstring. We are always so pleased when folks take the time to let us know how we did. We hope to have the chance to serve you again in the future....More

Reviewed October 16, 2017

Latchstring was hosting a major catering event the night we dined, but we were treated as if we were the only guests. There was a suprisingly large wine list, and a wide choice of entrees. None of the six of us ordered the same thing,...More

Thank John H
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hello John, Thank you so much for your words of praise. We have been working hard to make every aspect of our guest's stay enjoyable and I am so pleased to hear that we have provided you with this level of experience. Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Lunch and dinner were good, especially the French dip. Walleye for dinner was excellent although the kitchen got our order wrong giving me my husbands rice, and my husband my mashed potatoes. This was quickly corrected. The bread pudding was excellent and I saved half...More

1  Thank hmk703
Paul S, Food and Beverage Manager at Latchstring, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Hello Hmk703, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Latchstring Inn. I am glad to hear your meals were excellent and I am glad to hear that we were able to fix the mix-up with the rice and mashed potatoes. The bread...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10619 Roughlock Falls Rd, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD 57754-3783
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Lead
  • Phone Number: +1 605-584-3333
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Description
Providing the very best in hospitality since 1909, the Latchstring Restaurant is a wonderful place to enjoy a meal surrounded by the beauty of Spearfish Canyon!
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