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“Always great!”
Review of Alpine Inn

Alpine Inn
Ranked #2 of 29 Restaurants in Hill City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Des Moines, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Always great!”
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This is our fourth trip to the Mount Rushmore area, and we have eaten every lunch and dinner at the Alpine Inn. You simply cannot beat the atmosphere, food, and prices. Wine and beer selection is excellent. Waitstaff is punctual and courteous.

The German specialties at lunch are excellent. I highly recommend sharing the meat, cheese, baguette offering as an appetizer, then either having dessert or the soup of the day. The Weinerschnitzel is the best on the menu. Please add the spaetzle; you won't regret it.

Even if you have to wait, which is common, the porch and seating they provide as well as the bar area are very inviting.

  • Visited September 2013
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Springdale, Arkansas
Level 6 Contributor
228 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Wonderful German lunch”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

This our third time here, and they never fail to put forward a fine plate. We each had a different German specialty, and all were excellent. There are very few fine dining choices in the black hills, but the Alpine Inn is definitely one of them!

  • Visited September 2013
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Williams, AZ
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Always Fabulous”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

One thing I can count on when I come home to the Black Hills is an excellent steak at the Alpine Inn. I usually save room for a decadent dessert as well. If I am there during the day the German fare served at lunch never disappoints either. Charming atmosphere and excellent beer and wine options make for a fine and memorable evening.

  • Visited September 2013
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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Steak dinner”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place was awesome. They only serve 6oz. and 9oz. bacon wrapped fillets and 1 other thing for non beef eaters. We did have to wait about 1/2 hour for a table, but they offer bar service and a great outdoor porch for waiting. Service was fast and food was excellent. Price was incredible cheap $9.95 and $11.95 respectfully. Included salad and baked potato. They also had an extensive dessert menu. They were reasonable price and delicious. Would highly recommend this place. They only accept cash!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Eat here!”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Great place to eat for lunch or dinner! Wide variety of German food, sandwiches, salads for lunch. German food was authentic, rich and flavorful. Loved the Parissienne sandwich with turkey, brie cheese on a croissant. Only filet mignon for dinner but very good. Amazing homemade desserts! Prices are fantastic but must pay cash only. Highly recommend!

  • Visited September 2013
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