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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Reviewed October 18, 2021 via mobile

We stopped by to pick up snacks and drinks since we were staying 2 nights in the park nearby and decided to come back for supper that evening. We had the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy plus a roll. It was fabulous!...It's definitely enough food for two people or save half for breakfast the next day! The gals there were fun and friendly! Highly recommended! Follow them on Facebook to see what's being served each day.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed July 16, 2021 via mobile

Real Americana! Folks we’re friendly and very helpful to us visitors while serving farmers with fuel, food and a kind smile. Cowboy Corner was a very cool stop as we crossed 15 states. Middle of No Where but People of Greatness! Thanks for making us...feel welcomes.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed May 27, 2021

We'd read other reviews and thought we knew what to expect. We enjoyed meeting Sue and her granddaughter. The Friday night meal was very simple. A lettuce-only salad. Country-fried steak with gravy over mashed potatoes. Soft drinks from the cooler. The steak was yummy, and...the portions, expansive. The two of us are good eaters but could've definitely split the order. The price was higher than what I expected, so maybe that would've been a good idea. :)More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed August 24, 2020

We were staying in Badlands NP during COVID. The park restaurant was only offering take out and they closed at 7:45 pm. The closest town is Interior, SD just a few miles away. We stopped at the Cowboy Corner on our way into the park....Got gas and wandered into the restaurant/gift shop/grocery store. I asked if they had a menu. The lady gave me a funny look and said, well, I only offer one thing and it's what ever I am making that day. Today it's roast beef. I asked how late they were open, she said until 9 pm, I said thank you very much, I'm sure we'll be back! We got checked into our cabin then did a quick drive about to see the park. We were getting hungry and the park restaurant was closing so we headed to the Cowboy Counter for some of that roast beef. Imagine our disappointment when we got there and were told they were sold out. Well, this was during Sturgis, so those bikers ate up all the roast beef. So, we bought some bagels, ham, cheese, and chips and went back to out cabin to make "dinner." Well, the next day we were a little smarter and made it into town for an early dinner. Again, roast beef was on the menu and boy was it good. We sat out at the picnic tables, enjoyed our roast beef sandwiches and a couple of beers. Chatted with the owner, her niece, and granddaughter. If you are ever in Interior, SD, I highly recommend you stop at the Cowboy Corner for a bite and some nice conversation with locals!! https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g60729-d4802503-r766845575-Cowboy_Corner-Interior_South_Dakota.html#More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 22, 2020

Very convenient on the way into Badlands National Park for gas and food. The staff was friendly and helped with questions about the area.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 16, 2020

these are some the best people in America. Lost a battery while riding to badlands, these people kept me fed, hydrated, and even brought their own motorcycle up to see if their battery would work. Hell, when that didn't work out, even offered to take...me to Rapid City to get a battery..Much Thanks to making a bad day and enjoyable experience, and reminding me there are still GREAT people out there. 5 stars ++++More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020

Stopped here for gas (pretty sure it's the only option). The pumps are definitely Old School. Not electronic. Can't pay there. Went inside to pay only to find that they don't even have monitoring - so they need you to tell them what the price...was. I knew # gallons but that wasn't enough. Had to walk back outside with the attrendant to get is straight. Kind of fun in a nostalgic way but also a bit of a pain.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 3, 2019

We stopped for breakfast about 7:30 one morning because the Cedar Pass Restaurant wasn't open yet, and were offered hot biscuits with gravy with a smile. It's a gas station with a convenience store and a few tables with friendly people hanging out there. They...serve lunch every day and dinner on weekends, but that didn't fit our schedule so we didn't check it out, though we would have. There aren't many options at this end of the park.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Our primary goal for being in the area was to visit the awesome Badlands National Park. We camped about 6 miles from the park entrance. The first afternoon we hiked 9 miles on a very hot day. On the way back to our campground we...came across the Cowboy Corner. It was perfect for us - we picked from their good selection of sandwiches and cold drinks. The lady on duty was super friendly and was very helpful in giving us directions to other sights in the area. We stopped in the next morning at 6:40 a.m. and got hot coffee and a snack to go. The same lady was there and gave us really good directions to avoid the heavier traffic.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We enjoyed the chicken fried steak that was DELICIOUS...Waitress and cook are super friendly at this small restaurant

Date of visit: September 2018
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Response from Tod W | Reviewed this property |
I have no ideal I just stopped there for gas and thought it would be a great place to hear stories.
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Yes, Cowboy Corner offers takeout services.

Cowboy Corner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4