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“Something you have to do once on a nice day”

Pitchfork Steak Fondue
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Medora
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Get there early, as the wait can be long. They do serve pop and beer,though you will pay extra for them.

Its basically just a small buffet with steaks cooked on a pitchfork on a grill. You don't get to choose your steak and watch it cook, you just get a slab plopped on your plate. Everything was tasty and very filling, but I could do it on my grill at home cheaper. I thought there would be more of a showing of the grilling. But, it was a good once in a lifetime experience.

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Thank heb14
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We opted to do the pitchfork fondue and chuck wagon dinner before we went to the Medora Musical. Because the meals each were almost $30.00 we thought to try both and share. The steak was very good, deep fried in hot oil, yummy.... The buffalo, ribs and chicken for the Chuckwagon meal were also very good and worth trying. The sides for both meals were the same. The steak was served to you and the Chuckwagon meats are part of the buffet so you helped yourself to as much meat as you would want. The cash bar was reasonable priced. The view incredible! Most of the seating is open air so try to pick a clear night.

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1  Thank Janice009
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We try and go somewhere for our wedding anniversary every year. This year we traveled to
N. D. to the International Peace Park and then down to Medora. What a excellent choice we made.
The Pitchfork Steak Fondue was so nice and relaxing. Everyone we visited with were completely
satisfied with their meal and the outdoor atmosphere was ideal. The Steak we had could have
been taken out of the Fondue a minute or two sooner, but absolutely nothing to complain about.
The side dishes were fresh and of top quality. We are now back home in Helena, Mt. and telling
all our friends about this great event. We Stayed at the T.Roosevelt Hotel, and also went to
the Musical. We will be back as we did not see everything there is to see in Medora.

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1  Thank Loren H
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

Had to go and try it, you will also. Buffet style food, but the steak was a new experience. A one time affair.

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Thank captaingreybeard42
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

This is something almost every visitor to Medora would enjoy doing at least once. It is located right near the site of the Medora Musical and the same parking lot is used for both attractions. It is a little on the expensive side, but something unique you will probably never find anywhere else. They place rows of steaks on the tines of pitchforks and fondue them in the vats of hot oil. Then they serve the baked potatoes, salads, baked beans, desserts, etc. buffet style. They have also added separate tickets if you would rather have buffalo roast, barbecued ribs and chicken instead of the steak. The food is not gourmet dining but definitely edible, and the experience of seeing how the steaks are cooked and the beautiful surrounding views are what it is all about. They also have a cash bar available.

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Thank RedHawksFan
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