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The Frontier Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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678 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730 (Formerly The Frontier Bar and Grill)
+1 605-673-8870
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Puyallup, Washington
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate dinner here after a day spent exploring the surrounding area. The food was good (my husband liked the ribs), and we were grateful the staff allowed us to eat outside (looked sort of like an outdoor bar area) since we were traveling with out dog. However, someone sat down near us to smoke while we ate, which was... More 

Thank playerblue99
Rapid City, South Dakota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Yummy burgers, sloppy joes, sweet potatoe fries and cole slaw. Our waitress, Tami, was super friendly and provided wonderful service! Pool table and real wood burning fireplace are nice!

Thank burgerbunch
Cedar Rapids
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

after driving all day we wanted to relax, didn't look very busy, so we stopped in, the bartender was very friendly. I had hamburgers/fries and my husband had the Ruben both were delicious. Prices weren't bad. Décor was really cool, I would go back.

Thank Sue F
Kansas City
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We knew we were coming to Custer during off season and this was one of the few places open. We tried it for dinner based on trip advisor and were very disappointed. Usually trip advisor reviews are spot on and I don't worry if most are positive. This time, the negative reviewers got it right. Reminded me of an old... More 

1 Thank Nicolle_in_KC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the few places open. We were the only people there which can be scary. But the food was good and some of the best fries I've had.

Thank Vince Q
Palmyra, Wisconsin
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414 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Good food GREAT PRICE! FRIENDLY WAITRESS, breakfast was delicious, order was made correctly, coffee was very good and clean bathrooms. Kudos to management!

Thank 59galtraveler
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271 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We had to grab lunch before our Jewel Cave tour time - this was the first restaurant we saw. Felt nervous since we don't eat meat. We were welcomed by the hostess/server - when we said we were looking for vegetarian items she could not have been more helpful. My husband enjoyed grilled cheese with tomato and I had a... More 

Thank RandiFayeC
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Decent food and very friendly staff. We had 2 dogs with us and it was too hot to leave them in the truck. Nice patio area with shade where the dogs were welcome. The meal was tasty and relatively quick. We'd come back.

Thank Ron A
Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stopped for late lunch wanting a local spot that wasn't overcrowded since places closer to center of town were mobbed. We had burgers which were mediocre. Fries were very good. There was quite a wait time for our order, but our waitress offered us a slice of watermelon while we waited.

Thank Shelley K
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 10 and when we first walked in, it was almost empty but staff was friendly. The inside was so hot though we opted to eat outside but that was a huge mess. Different aka more expensive menu outside. Waitress, who we found out later was the owner, screamed at us about our orders. Then we... More 

1 Thank sab123
Casey1383, Owner at The Frontier Grill, responded to this review

I am sorry you had a bad time here but I can tell you we try are hardest to make everyone at home here the prices outside were tax included and inside they were not . I can tell you I did not scream at all as a matter of fact I discounted the meal that was not made right.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 678 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730 (Formerly The Frontier Bar and Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-8870
Frontier grill has great home made food , outdoor seating and family friendly. We are open late.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?