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Ponderosa Restaurant

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12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
+1 605-574-9559
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good41%
  • Average36%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“taco” (8 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I stayed at this same KOA several years ago and ate at this restaurant twice. both times I was surprised by the quality of food (at a KOA??). This time however, the quality I had come to experience again was not there. I had two...More

Thank Nowzar A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had them cater our first lunch for about 40 the second day of our family reunion and everything tasted good and stayed the right temperature in the large tent they supplied. Then about four days later, 20+ of us dined in the restaurant for...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Restaurant was convenient as it is right onsite. Food was just ok and price was average. Not my favorite but ok

Thank 257LisaA
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The food and service was good+. My wife had the buffalo burger and I choose the fried taco. I really think both were above our expectations after reading the reviews prior to making our vacation trip. Absolutely very convenient being on site and out in...More

Thank Smokey401
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We went here for lunch and all four of us ate buffalo either as a burger or on a salad. Ambience is nice. The service and food was good too.

Thank lonestar21
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying at the KOA & decided to take a chance. Definitely better than warmed up cans of soup! We had the buffalo meatloaf which was delicious & generously portioned. Service was swift & courteous. The price was high. $35 for 2 people!

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were staying at the Lodge on the property, so eating here was very convenient as opposed to driving miles into town. The staff greeted us as we walked in and seated up immediately. Service for the balance of the meal was very good. The...More

Thank UpNorth13
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Arriving late to the lodge, we had to hurry for dinner before they closed at 9pm. could not locate easy access - had to walk a flight of stairs and restaurant is split level - not easy for limited mobility. Limited menu - ordered the...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The taco was greasy, rice was dry and crusty like it was old and reheated, and beans were dry and barely cooked. I thought I was having leftovers at home. They need to change the oil more often to make the taco shell less greasy....More

Thank kelly42
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The service was great but the food needs some tweaking . Quality of the food needs some work I have had better food at Golden Corral. This could be a great venue but the menu is geared more towards parents traveling with kids. The service...More

Thank Rivers1150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-9559
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