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Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
+1 605-673-4477
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

There's nothing spectacular about this restaurant, average food, average service, average prices. We visited while camping in the Black Hills.

Thank MNGirl14
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice in the same week, the first time on the upper patio and the food was mediocre at best. We tried again downstairs thinking that the full menu would be better but it turned out worse! Why is this place so popular when their food is so poor?

Thank Travelingman1957
Buglin B, Manager at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were not impressed with our food. We can assure you we receive nothing but positive feedback from our customer, so you can understand this is surprising to hear. We do wish you would've brought this to our attention during your visit as we are always looking to grow and make sure every customer... More 

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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

They always have an interesting variety of food, including some local and/or game options. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, options for seating on three levels. The sweet potato fries come with a tasty marshmallow dipping sauce. However, my personal favorite is the chocolate chip cookie baked in a skillet and served with several scoops of ice cream on top. We always... More 

Thank Tracy S
Varysburg, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Our hotel personnel recommended and we were not disappointed. Service was quick and food was delicious!

Thank erinstorms
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Charming, fun atmosphere. Wait staff very friendly, respectful. Food choices good from appetizers to burgers & entrees. We were there late afternoon for a burger & wings. Would recommend both.

Thank GrammaJeannie
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

There was a 30 minute wait for a table and no seats in the bar. The hostess said we could have a seat right away and eat at the martini bar. We were served right away by the friendly bartender and decided to also eat there. My husband's hamburger was cooked as requested, but mine was overdone. They were average.... More 

Thank W685BVmaryr
Richmond, Indiana
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

We try got avoid chain restaurants on trips. This menu had bison and other local foods. Service was excellent.

Thank HoosieDiner
Brighton, Michigan
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a good restaurant. We had burgers and salads and were not disappointed. Service was decent. I gave it 3 stars because it's nothing that's outstanding.

Thank deb1109
Lubbock, Texas
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Waiter Kris, very attentive to our needs. I ordered Hearts of romaine, presentation was unique, quite tasty, all veggies were fresh. Kris let us know he would wait until we had almost finished salad before placing steaks order. I appreciated that. Baby carrots were tender and sweet. Baked potato with sea salt was a nice addition and the prime rib... More 

Thank FacePainter2014
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after hiking up to Harney Peak. Brought our appetites with and had the buffalo and elk burgers. Everyone wolfed them down! Also tried the pheasant bread which was very good too. Would definitely return if we're back in the area.

Thank Katvo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-4477
Family-friendly restaurant and sports bar located downtown Custer, SD. New upper deck open in 2012. Large menu has something for everyone in the family - delicious sandwiches, best buffalo burgers in the Black Hills, salads, wraps, pizza, pasta, steaks and vegetarian entrees. Our chef specializes in South Dakota wild game including buffalo, elk, walleye and pheasant. Catch your favorite team in action in our sports bar and enjoy a great lunch or dinner in our restaurant featuring a full bar and an excellent selection of microbrews and wines. Kitchen open from 11 am to 10 pm during the summer.

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