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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%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (19 reviews)
“profiteroles” (11 reviews)
“elk burger” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Met friends here for a special meal and time of extended talking....wonderful food and amazing time of talk. The lamb gyros were amazing as was the steak special. This is one great place to come to...a destination we come to annually.

Thank CharleenW_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

After a long day of driving, my wife and I were looking for a light evening meal. The owner of the motel where we were staying suggested the Bay Leaf, which turned out to be just what we were looking for. The restaurant is in...More

Thank jfparmn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the varied menu, good service, and fresh food. I make a point to have lunch whenever I'm in town.

Thank Ithakan
ZWorldTraveler2000, Owner at Bay Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review... and thanks for enjoying Bay Leaf when it works for you... we appreciate your support TAFFY

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town over the Labor Day weekend but were able to find a table since we arrived early. Seats quickly filled up with locals indicating a good place to eat. We have eaten here before and always had a delicious meal. There are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You wont be disappointed with anything at this restaurant! Everything on the menu is fabulous...but i highly recommend their twist on the monte cristo! And do not leave without a loaf of the almond poppyseed bread!

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, Little bit on the high end but well worth it. Good service and very friendly. Great location.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food at a reasonable price, very good place for something simple. I had the German plate and it was very good.

Thank Chantal C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It can sometimes be a challenge finding fresh food when I'm traveling. Many times burgers and fries are the only choice around. The Bay Leaf Cafe was a breath of fresh air. Delicious meals, nice selection, and several gluten-free/dairy-free choices. I highly recommend it!

1  Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here many different times and have given it stellar reviews, but I need to vent. We were the first patrons at the restaurant walking in at five which should have meant that we would be the first to get our food. This...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Local art is displayed in the restaurant. Hardy portions of good food. You can choose from a variety of dishes. One family member had an elk burger, another had a bison burger and another member had a gyro. The service was good. We would go...More

Thank 007NatureLover
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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, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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