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Hill City Cafe

) #5 of 21 Restaurants in Hill City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Diner
309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-4582
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Diner
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309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The burgers were delicious. The onion rings we're good. But an overall cost of $35 for lunch seems a little expensive.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love Hill City Cafe! There is always plenty of food on your plate, the wait staff is always joyful & pleasant (even when they are crazy busy!), and the prices are more than fair. As local Hill City residents, we love to dine here...at...More

Thank HillCityFD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are in town for a family road trip and randomly found ourselves here. We had great food and good service. Every thing tasted homemade not out of a freezer. We got frog legs just to try and they were delicious. My oldest son loved...More

Thank cooper1607
Reviewed 1 week ago

Main street staple for years - diner style home cooked food -- we both had the Hot beef combo --roast beef piled on white bread with mashed potatoes topped with home made gravy. large portion and the gravy was thick and rich -- we also...More

Thank ExecChef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast at Hill City Cafe and it was awesome. Huge portions of great food. Sausage patties were amazing. But.....the dinner was even better. I promise you that they serve the best chicken fried steak that I have ever eaten. Homemade batter and all....More

Thank kokokoko555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here as in off season not much open and had good cheeseburgers that were very good with fries.

Thank john B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a burger, fries; and a shake for lunch, yum. Nice little mom and pop styled shop, very friendly. Good value, and eats.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Huge and homemade delicious rolls. Great tasting breakfast. Huge portions. Gem for a small SD town. Small and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The owner's daughter made condescending remark to me. Because I left a flier on their bulletin board another customer did not like. Should have just ask me take it down. Actually did me a favor, I now patronize a lot better place.

1  Thank George H
Patty C, Owner at Hill City Cafe, responded to this review

Customers are entitled to their own opinion but I'm not sure I would agree with this gentlemen. The police had to come and file a report because of his outrageous reaction. There are always two sides to every story.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We went through Hill City after visiting Mt Rushmore. Stopped at the cafe for lunch. Very friendly staff and we were happy with the lunch we ordered. We split the chef salad and the boneless wings basket. It was fun listening to the conversations between...More

Thank 756rickc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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