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Legion Lake Lodge

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12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
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Wichita
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255 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We had a nice breakfast in this casual diner. We opted for full service. It looked like coffee and pasties were also available to go. There is a small general store connected to the diner.

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Thank Mary1675
Rapid City, South Dakota
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stopped for breakfast. Food was very good. Service was very good. Price was fair. We were there early morning and the place was empty, but by the time we left, it was filling up. Go early and enjoy the quiet and good food.

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Thank ramredo12
Pittsburgh, United States
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139 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Cheerful, friendly service in this casual dining spot. The food was basic American fare, much enjoyed by our crew of hungry hikers. It cost about $40 for a family of 3 to have appetizers, drinks, lunch and tip.

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Thank Laura M
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 26, 2015

We ordered the turkey sandwich and a reuben. Reuben arrived with no sauerkraut or dressing. Turkey sandwich had a bit of turkey on huge slices of bread without the described cheeses, bacon or bbq sauce. Returned both sandwiches to the kitchen, same sandwiches came back, reuben did have the kraut and dressing, turkey sandwich had one of the cheeses, the... More 

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Thank Kay H
Chicago
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately have to order food & drinks to go in order to go outside. Food was good. Restaurant clean. Staff was friendly even when it was super busy at dinner time. Great stop after wildlife loop road and before Needles Hwy. Small gift shop also.

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Thank L0ve2Escape
Titusville
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1,611 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,302 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stopped on our way from our Needles Drive in mid afternoon. The people were very nice, but it looked a little disorganized. When the food arrived my wife's Cobb salad was very good ad my chicken cheese melt with fries was served hot. The lake is beautiful but watch the shore for geese droppings. Hint: give your entire order... More 

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Thank James H
Shawnee, Ks
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015

This charming little restaurant sits right beside Legion Lake in Custer State Park. The food was decently priced and very good! I had the turkey ranch melt with baked potato soup and coleslaw. The coleslaw was really good - was a mix between marinated and mayo style. My husband had the buffalo burger and he really liked it! We will... More 

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Thank Sweetypoo13
Wayne, New Jersey
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins and would walk down to the restaurant for breakfast. The egg sandwiches were delicious and filling. Pancakes were also good. They serve Starbucks coffee. The service was friendly.We did not get to try out lunch or dinner but I highly recommend them for breakfast.

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Thank Jodll
South Florida, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our back to out cabin after a day of hiking. The soup was homemade, but not very good. Not sure how you can mess up a Rueben sandwich, but mine was cold and tasteless. They messed up my husband's order. Brought him the totally wrong thing. Then he had to wait for the correct one while... More 

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Thank Floridamom208
Westchester, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast here. Lots of options. Great service. Highly recommended. Our 2 servers Emily & Ashley started both our morning off great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?