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Powder House Lodge Restaurant

24125 Highway 16a, Keystone, SD 57751-6641
+1 800-321-0692
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (133 reviews)
“wild game” (27 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24125 Highway 16a, Keystone, SD 57751-6641
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Reviewed yesterday

Very customer service friendly establishment. We ate there three times, different food every time and it was excellent. Good atmosphere with good service. In our opinion, the only place in town with quality meals. We kept coming back. We did not have reservations and walked...More

Thank Cristine608
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped by keystone on the way to Yellowstone. The prime rib was delicious!!! Unfortunately we couldn't stay at their cabin, but this restaurant has the best food around this area. Price was not that bad. We will come back in the future for more...More

Thank Purin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here for dinner the previous night but the wait was to long for our family. We went back for lunch the next day and the food was amazing. My husband and I both ordered sandwiches and split them. My son had Mac and...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a meal at the powder House lodge Restaurant while in Key Stone. Found the restaurant here on Trip Advisor. Had the 22 ounce porterhouse steak, very filling, had a good flavor cooked to my liking. Restaurant was clean and had a very friendly and...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I stopped by for a decent meal as I had been traveling a long while, and this was just perfect. The service was friendly and nice, and the food was excellent. I had originally stopped into a different restaurant, and the service was slow.... so...More

Thank BurnsNovaScotia
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the wild game sampler platters which consisted of elk medallions with a sweet pear sauce, buffalo spare rib which was so tender, and game sausages (or substitute for stuffed quail which is what I did). My son had the bacon wrapped buffalo meatloaf...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience! Setting was in a log building that was quaint and very clean; just what you would like in a mountain setting. Large selection. The food was excellent. Good service. We would highly recommend.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and outside seating. The Buffalo Burger and the Salmon are excellent! I can't say anything bad about our experience.

Thank J B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is amazing... Very complete with buffalo, elk, etc. Steaks are simply wonderful. Soups are always good. My only complaint: They're not open all year long.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is very quaint and clean. The service was great and very friendly. The host did a fantastic job. He was very nice and helped the servers. The buffalo prime rib was one of the best steaks I've had. It was done perfectly and...More

Thank Greg S
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Judy M
March 16, 2017|
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Response from 2014vijaya | Reviewed this property |
I think they will re- open in May ...'cos when we were there they said they shut down from Oct - Apr.
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Cherstevens | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a special section on the menu that is Gluten free, as I recall. They seem to be very attentive to dietary needs for all of their guests.
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Tia604 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, spent Labor Day weekend enjoying the surrounding areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24125 Highway 16a, Keystone, SD 57751-6641
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
  • Phone Number: +1 800-321-0692
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Located only 4 miles (10 minutes) from Mt Rushmore the Powder House Lodge has a rich and storied history in the Black Hills. Specializing in Prime Rib, Buffalo, Fish, Wild Game and Pasta we offer a unique dining experience in a one of a kind atmosphere.
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