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“Great menu”
Review of Bay Leaf Cafe

Bay Leaf Cafe
Ranked #4 of 55 Restaurants in Spearfish
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Locally owned restaurant with fresh, flavorful, locally produced food, sparkling clean, friendly, supporting the arts in a renovated historical building. Serving wine, beer, espresso, lunch and dinner, some outdoor dining during summer months. We have WiFi. Tell your server if you have specialty dietary needs... we happily accommodate.
Hamilton, Montana
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181 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Great menu”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

This place has a fantastic menu. Very diverse and not ur typical selections. Mediterranean dishes, seafood, great salads.

Visited July 2012
Thank Thomas P
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English first
Flower Mound, Texas
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Thank you, Bay Leaf”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We had a delicious and enjoyable lunch at the Bay Leaf Cafe. The staff seemed very conscious of wanting to do a good job -- and get a good review on Trip Advisor. It's more than well-deserved, so here it is! In the Black Hills area, Bay Leaf Cafe stands out. Other reviewers have explained what makes it special very well. Eat here if you get the chance.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank onecentworth
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Fort Collins, CO
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food in a little cafe”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

We had a delicious dinner here after a drive in Spearfish canyon.The menu offerings were interesting and not what I expected in small town South dakota. Appetizers like hummus and tabouli as well as bacon wrapped scallops. There were several fish offerings as well as some good vegetarian choices along with meat dishes such as surf and turf and pork chops and apples.
We chose broiled trout and alaskan seafood platter- with shrimp, scallops, and halibut( I skipped the mussels). Since my mom and I were splitting the platter we each got a cup of soup to start. It was french onion complete with cheese covered crouton, and wow- that could have been our whole meal- very tasty, rich and filling. The scollops were delicious while the halibut and shrimp were fine. My husbands trout was even better with a tasty rice pilaf and a colorful salad to start. We even managed to triple split a piece of apple brandy walnut pie ala mode! Mmmm, so good.
We were here in off season so it was not too crowded. I would love to come here again, such a great surprise in a small town but I would eat here even if it were back home. The prices for dinner were not cheap--around $14-20 but entrees could easily feed two people with all the sides that come with them. I think lunch was less but lots of good menu offerings.

Visited October 2012
Thank DeniseB_CO
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Tasty, healthy food”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Excellent tasty, healthy food. Friendly owner and servers and a very good atmosphere. Pianist played "Take me back to the Blackhill" just for us.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank GillyJ186317
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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298 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Delightful lunch in Spearfish”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Really enjoyed the unusual choices on the menu. Dined outside and the sevice was excellent. Would definitely recommend it to people having lunch in Spearfish.

Visited September 2012
Thank DadDave
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