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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
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Henrico, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bison stew and sugar cookie. But much more to chose from. Fast service nice selections.lots of room for a group

Thank Baileyh0
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is situation in the centre of the Mount Rushmore Memorial Site and provided a much needed air conditioned space to relax and eat lunch. There was a selction of foods and drinks offered. The seating area is well spaced out and comfortable.

Thank prowlin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had actually hiked to Mount Rushmore on a 2 hour and 45 minute trek from Horsethief Lake and we were hungry. I had to go into the cafeteria and get food to go because we had our dog with us and dogs are not allowed at the monument. No one in this place had ever heard of a to-go... More 

Thank Linfa101
Woodland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the monumental breakfast combo at 10:30, just before they started switching to lunch. Our plates were full of scrambled eggs, potatoes, biscuit and gravy, and bacon or sausage. The biscuit was fresh, the gravy creamy with some sausage pieces. A great breakfast to keep you on the go.

Thank juanita_v
New Castle, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to escape the rain. Upon entry it was confusing on where to go. The overpriced food was bland, and the temperature ranged from cool to luke warm to almost hot. Seating was plentiful and the view of the Presidents was terrific. The staff was very friendly.

Thank JuniorKP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for coffee and cookies here, but looked at all the options. They have a very good spread of food and it all looked great. Coffee is very good and costs $2.75.

Thank Larry W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These folks should prevail upon Disney to teach them how to handle hordes of people on even a light visitation day. Very poorly organized with long lines and no clarity as to which one to be in. Our food was cold by the time we finally got to a table. The sloppy joe special that day was good, but we... More 

Thank MaddieFairmont
Manhattan, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on a hot afternoon for some refreshing ice cream. Nothing better then enjoying ice cream viewing Mount Rushmore on a hot afternoon.

Thank jeffrey_hagio
Kimberley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, kid friendly and had outdoor eating area with views of Mount Rushmore. Also a ice cream shop.

Thank family0f3kids
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy the bison cheeseburger in view of the monument. Very peaceful way to soak in the sites. The ice cream is good too.

Thank Cyndi D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
  • Phone Number: 605.574.2515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?