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“Typical American Food”
Review of Carvers Cafe

Carvers Cafe
Ranked #8 of 41 Restaurants in Keystone
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

There is a very simple menu that includes burgers and fries. They also had BBQ sandwich special, a chicken sandwich, and hot dogs. The food was fine, no real complaints, just not a lot of variety.

Thank Paul F
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

Eat among all the flags of the 50 states, pictures of presidents, and some of the best buffalo stew I've ever tried, Grab an ice cream or even a personal bottle of wine! Seriously, this is a fun, funky cafe full of history, a dash of kitsch, and taste-bud worthy faire for a memorial cafe. I'd recommend, and have been each time I've taken people to visit.

Thank lightnhereyes
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Mt. Rushmore has made an amazing national monument that everyone should go see. It's spectacular. They have a full service cafeteria on site which is very nice inside with huge glass windows that look upon Rushmore and an outdoor patio which is quite scenic. The food is so-so. Nothing great. If you could bring food and sit outside, you'd like that better. But they have buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, individual pizza's, choices like that. Again it's fair. But stay away from the ice cream. Looks delicious, everyone has one, but trust me for $5 I don;t understand how you can screw up ice cream. Choices are limited too. No chocolate but flavors like vanilla, pralines & cream, strawberry cheesecake.

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Thank Sheryl D
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Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a decent place to take a break and grab a bite to eat while visiting Mount Rushmore. This is a buffet style restaurant and most entrees cost under $10. The hamburger and hot dog station is located when you first walk into the restaurant. People may not realize other stations are located further back. We missed the buffalo stew due to not understanding the flow of the restaurant. Make sure to save room for ice cream. The ice cream is a hit and shouldn't be missed.

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Thank dcikon2
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Let's be honest, there are some better or more fun places to eat in the Keystone/Hill City area. But if you are spending a few hours at Mount Rushmore, Carvers has decent food to get you through. The buffalo burger is good.

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