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Hill City Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-4582
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Went there for breakfast one morning. We decided to have the buffet. It was a little pricey, but we were hungry and impatient. I wish we would have ordered off the menu. They had typical breakfast items, scrambled eggs, sausage, French toast, etc. All of it was dried out from sitting too long. They did bring out a fresh batch... More 

Thank Randy K
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

After visit to Mt Rushmore for the day we were tired and hungry. This place was fantastic. Our waitress was great and the place overall was very welcoming. Food was really good. One of us had the buffet and we were jealous! Everything homemade. Ribs were meaty and moist. Cabbage rolls made like Grandma. Everything delicious and for a very... More 

Thank Kenneth M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was WONDERFUL!! The food on the dinner buffet smelled, looked and tasted home cooked. I could eat here daily. The cabbage rolls were to die for. The ribs were fall off the bone good, I miss it already.

Thank Sara B
Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Situated in the middle of town this establishment offers a great buffet for $15. Ribs, cabbage rolls, chicken, and mush more. Probably the best food I had on the trip!

Thank Ed J
Starkville, Mississippi
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137 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

After hiking to Harney Peak during the day, we were weak and weary and in need of a good meal so we stopped in an tried this spot on our way back to our hotel. We had the buffet which was plentiful in its meat and vegetable offerings, and also included a great salad/pasta bar. The staff was very accommodating... More 

Thank John C
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here one morning for breakfast. All three of us had the breakfast buffet. It had the standard breakfast items on it... Eggs, bacon, pancakes, etc. It was pricey and average.

Thank mamabeto
Naples, Florida
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to attractions because of reviews. The restaurant is extremely run down. Service was average. No smiles. No welcoming just stares from the staff. Lunch menu was an after thought to the lunch buffet which did not look appetizing. Would recommend finding another place to eat in town.

Thank NaplesSkiBunny
Los Angeles, California
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220 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We arrived late at Hill City and this was one of only a handful of places open. Typical café with western motif. I was told this place has been here since the early days of Hill City. We opted for their buffet since we were hungry and we didn't want to wait for our food. They had ribs, chicken and... More 

Thank ima1derer
Hill City, South Dakota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This restaurant provides an all you can eat buffet, both a breakfast buffet and lunch, dinner buffet. If your not that hungry you can order off the menu. The dinner buffet includes ribs, cabbage rolls, chicken, a salad bar with soup and so much more!

Thank RJ I
Spencer, Iowa
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

While on vacation in the Black Hills, we thought it would be nice to try a local cafe to eat dinner. We stopped by on a Saturday evening at around 6PM. The cafe was mostly empty, which was surprising given the time of day and it being peak tourist season. The good: my wife and son had buffalo burgers and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-4582

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?