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Bay Leaf Cafe

126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
+1 605-642-5462
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (9 reviews)
“elk burger” (9 reviews)
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126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We chose the Bay Leaf Cafe because of the positive TA reviews and once again we were not let down. It was bright, cheerful, and tastefully decorated. Our waitress was personable and attentive. We were very happy with our choices of elk burger and spinach...More

Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a former Alaskan, I am very particular about the salmon I eat and the Chinook grilled salmon I ate at The Bay Leaf Cafe exceeded my expectations. It was prepared with flavorful, but not spicy seasoning and grilled enough to be cooked, but not...More

Thank mcc949
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Spearfish while en route from Mitchell to Yellowstone. We sat outside and enjoyed it. My salad was fresh and tasty, and my husband said that his soup was delicious. There was a decent little wine list. We even had a profiterole for...More

Thank Osito61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Bay Leaf today with high expectations from earlier visits. Our server and the atmosphere was nice. However, two of us ordered entrees that were supposed to come with soup as well as bread. They forgot to bring it to us so...More

Thank Leadite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had the tenderloin and I had crusted Walleye. Both were very good but the vegetable, squash casserole, was the star of the meal.

Thank 463jimn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Wisconsin Burger with cheese curds. Wife had the fried ravioli. No room for dessert, but would have had the Huckleberry Kuchen

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we travel we are usually happy to find even a decent place to eat. Bay Leaf is way beyond that. It was fine dining at very reasonable prices. We wish this place was in our home city, as it would be our go to...More

1  Thank tacitus27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late lunch and it was fantastic! I was with my 2 sisters and we all had something different and it was all really good. So if you're in the area......don't waste your time anywhere else.......just go to the Bay Leaf and...More

Thank mrskks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always eat here, at least once, when we come to the Hills. The food is superb, menu is varied, service is fabulous and desserts are OK. Cake is standard, apple walnut pie is very good but the Profiteroles is way over rated. The puff pastry...More

Thank Wyoming Y
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Nice, quaint little place for lunch. Just around the corner off Main Street in an older building. I hadn't had a Monte Cristo in years and lo and behold, there it was on the menu. No two are ever alike and this one was quartered...More

Thank MustEatOut
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Are you open tomorrow for dinner? How about Monday?
29 May 2016|
Response from HDFLHPI | Reviewed this property |
I cannot say, as I've not been there on a Sunday, much less a holiday weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Spearfish
  • Phone Number: +1 605-642-5462
  • E-mail
Locally owned restaurant with fresh, flavorful, locally produced food, sparkling clean, friendly, supporting the arts in a renovated historical building. Serving wine, beer, espresso, lunch and dinner, some outdoor dining during summer months. We have WiFi. Tell your server if you have specialty dietary needs... we happily accommodate.
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