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Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
+1 605-673-4477
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for lunch. The waitress was nice and the food was served quickly. Good food, big portions and nice drink selection.

Thank Rick_Karin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a good dinner here! We chose to eat in the bar area, fun atmosphere, nice decor. My husband had a burger; it was huge, only ate half, but it was juicy and delicious. Some of the best sweet potato fries I've ever tried. They served them with marshmallow cream, yummy. I had the chicken quesadilla, very good... More 

Thank Andrea W
Huron, South Dakota
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant became our hunting party's nightly hangout during the black hills deer season. Had a taco pizza one night that was way bigger than advertised in the menu. Surf and turf, one night which was very good and prime rib the third night which was okay. Service ranged from fair to very good. Beer selection didn't match the menu... More 

Thank Joe E
Marquette, Michigan
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place. The staff is friendly, the food is simple, tasty and straight forward, and the beers were great and handmade. Try the Elk Poop Stout, and grab a glass for the road!

Thank GreatNorthFood
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the food was Excellent! Tried the buffalo tenderloin, the pheasant flatbread and the elk. Portions were a little smaller than I expected and price a bit higher than I was comfortable with. The beer was excellent!

Thank LifeEnjoyerMN
Ruth ms
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with friendly staff. Good good and the beer is cold. Soups where great we visited twice and had soup both times. Very busy place come prepared to wait a while on Saturday nights.

Thank Anna H
Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went 3 times while we were in Custer! Great burgers, loved the sweet potato fries with the Marshmallow Dip!!! Pizza was good too. Great place to relax and have a drink while watching a game on TV.

Thank Shannon T
Forest Hill, MD
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the few restaurants in town that was open after dark in early October - a big plus if you don't want pizza or Subway for dinner (we had those the other nights). The decor is typical for the area, heavy on exposed wood and taxidermy. My wife had elk medallions, which were tasty, but a couple... More 

Thank NPHiker
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from the south and was a server for many years so I recognize hospitality when I see it. Our server was top notch however the food wasn't. We all ordered a buffalo burger but there was no flavor or anything that stood out. It's reasonable pricing just not what I expected. Oh and the old lady hostess that looks... More 

Thank Lynn C
Kingston u Thames
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Tenderloin steaks and extremely tasty local beers. Always queues so get there early - try to sit at the bar to catch the 'locals'atmosphere

Thank Driftboat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-4477
Family-friendly restaurant and sports bar located downtown Custer, SD. New upper deck open in 2012. Large menu has something for everyone in the family - delicious sandwiches, best buffalo burgers in the Black Hills, salads, wraps, pizza, pasta, steaks and vegetarian entrees. Our chef specializes in South Dakota wild game including buffalo, elk, walleye and pheasant. Catch your favorite team in action in our sports bar and enjoy a great lunch or dinner in our restaurant featuring a full bar and an excellent selection of microbrews and wines. Kitchen open from 11 am to 10 pm during the summer.

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