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“Not A Wise Choice”
Review of Hill City Cafe

Hill City Cafe
Ranked #5 of 29 Restaurants in Hill City
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Not A Wise Choice”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

The menu boards and advertising are alluring with the prospect of real food after all the other burger and bar fare in town. Best part of the experience was eating off real plates, drinking out of real glasses and using metal silverware. The ribs are so overcooked they didn't stay on the bone and are tasteless on top of being dried out and tough, takes a glass of water to get one small one down easily. The chicken is dark from being cooked in grease that doesn't seem to have been changed in months and dried inside to the consistency of jerky. The spaghetti and tasteless sauce out of the can had been sitting out in the heat tray for so long that the noodles were begging to dry out and turn hard, sticking to the sides and bottom of the pan in drying puddles of sauce. Fortunately they couldn't screw up the sausage and canned sauer kraut. The cabbage and meat rolls were tasty. The cooked vegetables were the consistency of baby food mush and the corn on the cob far too water logged to eat. The saving grace were the various salads in the salad bar. The service was excellent and efficient. The waitress extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“DO NOT EAT HERE!!”
Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went here Friday July 5th at 1030 am. The place was somewhat busy but we were able to sit at a dirty table. We asked an waitress twice to have our table bussed, other tables around us were bussed, but we were ignored. We left after asking to speak to the manager and were ignored again. Do not waste your time or money at this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank danceswithcages
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Omaha
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Homey Cafe”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

We when for breakfast on a Friday morning, and had the breakfast buffet. Great selection, great food and superior coffee!!

Visited June 2013
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Thank PPne
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Davenport, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast Buffet”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

The Hill City Cafe had delicious food, and five of us ate for around $50.00. And everyone definitely had a full tummies by the time we were done!

Visited June 2013
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Level 6 Contributor
543 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Hoped for something more...just average.”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Was hoping for some real home cooking. Service was kinda grumpy. Had to ask a couple times for things. The BLT was very good as was the bacon on the buffet. The rest of the food was bland. Serving sizes were big and the buffet was a good deal if you want quantity. Kids prices for the buffet were really low ($1 per year).

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank MikeKerrey
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